Tim Schmoyer: ReelSEO Author

Tim Schmoyer is the host of ReelSEO's Creator's Tip and the author of "30 Days to a Better YouTube Channel". You can see some of his personal videos on his Family Vlog Channel.

Recent Posts by Tim Schmoyer:

You Talkin' to ME? Why Some TV Personalities FAIL on YouTube [Creator's Tip #51]

You Talkin to ME? Why Some TV Personalities FAIL on YouTube [Creators Tip #51]

Why is it that some television personalities can capture the attention of millions of TV viewers, but when they transition online or create unique online video content for a place like YouTube, they have a harder time attracting viewers and capturing a sustainable audience? For this week's Creator's Tip ...

Apple iOS6 Drops YouTube App, Embedding Copyrighted Videos Ruled Legal, YouTube’s New Homepage, and More [Reel Web #51]

Apple iOS6 Drops YouTube App, Embedding Copyrighted Videos Ruled Legal, YouTube’s New Homepage, and More [Reel Web #51]

On this week's Reel Web episode we review several news items in the online video world including the changes to YouTube's homepage, reasons why Apple is not providing YouTube app on their new IOS, legal responsibilities for using copy written material and much more. Home ...

11 YouTube Mistakes to Avoid: YouTube Stars Offer Tips for Success [Creator's Tip #50]

11 YouTube Mistakes to Avoid: YouTube Stars Offer Tips for Success [Creators Tip #50]

At this year's VidCon, Mark Robertson and I spent some time interviewing several popular and up-and-coming YouTube stars to ask them for their advice and top tips as to what they consider to be some of the more common mistakes others make when starting out with YouTube. ...

Twitter Considers Original Web Series, YouTube Redesigns Homepage, 2012 Streaming Olympics, & More [Reel Web #50]

Twitter Considers Original Web Series, YouTube Redesigns Homepage, 2012 Streaming Olympics, & More [Reel Web #50]

This week's Reel Web covers a ton of information from YouTube's home page redesign, new analytic tools and b-roll videos from YouTube videos, to the ongoing debate between short form content and long form content, how you can watch the Olympics without cable and more. Twitter to Provide Original Content ...

Why You Need Your Own Video Website Outside of YouTube [Creator's Tip #49]

On this week’s Creator’s Tip video Kieran Farr from VidCaster discusses the benefits of having your videos on your own video website in addition to a presence on relevant video destination sites like YouTube, Blip.tv and Daily Motion in order to increase your traffic, product ...

Data-Driven Video Ads, Face Blur Privacy, and Better YouTube Searching [Reel Web #49]

Data Driven Video Ads, Face Blur Privacy, and Better YouTube Searching [Reel Web #49]

This week on the Reel Web we discuss another new feature launched by YouTube, review some great ways to limit the amount of filtering you have to do when doing YouTube searches and talk about changes in how news is being spread and commercials are ...

Tips for Shooting Great Video While Traveling On-The-Go [Creator's Tip #48]

It’s relatively easy to create great looking video when you have things that are under your control in your studio, but what about when you want to shoot video while traveling on the go?  On this week’s Creator’s Tip, Sonia Gil provides us with 6 ...

YouTube Tips For Musicians Trying to Build An Audience Featuring Rapper Street Light [Creator's Tip #47]

YouTube Tips For Musicians Trying to Build An Audience Featuring Rapper Street Light [Creators Tip #47]

There are a lot of musicians in the world with the same goal in mind. They all want to get their music out there and be heard. The problem seems to be how to find a way to do it. This week we’re going to ...

Why YouTube Marketplace May Frustrate Everyone and Tons of YouTube Updates [Reel Web #47]

Why YouTube Marketplace May Frustrate Everyone and Tons of YouTube Updates [Reel Web #47]

On today's Reel Web we talk about the new YouTube Marketplace and what that might mean for creators and brands, and how you might be able to get a piece of that $200 million worth of marketing budget.  We also talk about YouTube's search for ...

Custom YouTube Thumbnails for All, Rewards, and More HUGE Features Coming to YouTube [Reel Web #46]

Custom YouTube Thumbnails for All, Rewards, and More HUGE Features Coming to YouTube [Reel Web #46]

This week on Reel Web, we take a look at a lot of real exciting changes and updates coming to YouTube, many of which were announced only at Vidcon last week.  We have been talking to a lot of YouTube people and we sat in on some ...

A Look at Our Video Setup, Equipment, and Software Used for the ReelWeb [Creators Tip #45]

A Look at Our Video Setup, Equipment, and Software Used for the ReelWeb [Creators Tip #45]

There have been a lot of questions recently regarding the setup in my new location in Cincinnati. In this week’s episode of Creator’s Tip we go through a behind the scenes look at some of the equipment and tips used each week to produce the ...

YouTube's Product Bulletin Reveals Interesting Feature for SEO, But What is IRDB? [Reel Web #45]

On this week's Reel Web we look at additional changes and updates YouTube has posted on their Partner Product Bulletin including linking to domains, your avatar positioning, default upload settings, and YouTube's involvement on Pinterest.  In addition, we discuss Neilsen Ratings interest in monitoring your ...

The #1 Key to a Successful Video Marketing Content Strategy (Creator's Tip #44)

It doesn't matter whether you are producing video for fun, profit or to market your brand, products or services, all video content has some kind of strategy surrounding it whether you are aware of it or not. In this week's Creator's Tip, we address the ...

Another new YouTube homepage design, Vidcon, and Pixar [Reel Web #44]

This week on the Reel Web, we're taking a look at Youtube's new homepage design, as well as discussing what's coming up at Vidcon, storytelling tips from someone at Pixar, and how you can now easily promote your videos on YouTube. As if there hasn't ...

How to Properly Link to Your YouTube Channel for Maximium SEO Link Equity [Creator's Tip #43]

How to Properly Link to Your YouTube Channel for Maximium SEO Link Equity [Creators Tip #43]

This week on Creator's Tips we're going to be talking about the best way to share and link to your Youtube channel's URL in a way that may boost search rankings for both your YouTube channel and its videos. A Quick Boost This trick/best practice ...