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The Big IPTV Network List: Where to Watch Original Web Series, TV and More

The Big IPTV Network List: Where to Watch Original Web Series, TV and More

I've been doing a lot of online video viewing lately as I cut the cord a handful of months ago (60 hours in July). I started thinking that what I needed to do, aside from shining the spotlight on great shows, was to also shine ...

Blip Introduces Blip Studios, Signs Exclusive Web Content Talent

Blip Introduces Blip Studios, Signs Exclusive Web Content Talent

Blip, an independently-run video destination, announced the creation of Blip Studios today.  In a move that is becoming more and more common among video networks, Blip has entered the fray of producing their own web shows.  The creation of the new studio will help web ...

Blip.TV Founder Says SOPA And PIPA Threaten All Online Video Platforms

Blip.TV Founder Says SOPA And PIPA Threaten All Online Video Platforms

I interviewed the founder of the Blip.TV, Charles Hope, who shares his thoughts about why The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is extremely bad for online video platforms and their users, and explains what's really needed is not new laws, but better business innovation.

International Academy Of Web Television Awards Demonstrate Maturity Of Online Video Industry

International Academy Of Web Television Awards Demonstrate Maturity Of Online Video Industry

While at CES I had the distinct pleasure of attending the inaugural International Academy Of Web Television Awards ceremony that celebrated all things online video and included the likes of Felicia Day, Shari Lazar and Kevin Pollack. It was pretty cool and, to me, demonstrated how far we ...

IAWTV Inaugural Web TV Award Nominees Announced

IAWTV Inaugural Web TV Award Nominees Announced

The International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) have announced nominees with the awards to be given out on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at a live ceremony at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas during the prestigious International CES. Nominees for the Inaugural ...

Get Your Halloween Fix With Horror Web Series

Get Your Halloween Fix With Horror Web Series

Horror is well represented on the web, and this Halloween, there are a load of choices for those looking to find daily doses of the scary leading up to the big day.  There are a bunch of web series currently playing and even more that ...

Hollywood Is Coming To YouTube - The Reel Web #9

Hollywood Is Coming To YouTube   The Reel Web #9

This week our look at the Reel Web covers a bunch of stories, like YouTube's update to the layout for "related videos" after you finish watching one. It also appears that YouTube has changed their algorithm back in July and the update does not seem ...

Web Series Viewership Continues To Rise, While Cable TV Drops

Web Series Viewership Continues To Rise, While Cable TV Drops

Blip.tv and Dynamic Logic got together for some research into web series viewing habits, and did some number crunching to see when where and how people are consuming original web series offered at Blip.tv. It also gleaned some information on how the viewers feel about the ...

The Future Of YouTube - The Reel Web #7

The Future Of YouTube   The Reel Web #7

This week on The Reel Web we look at Warner Brother's upcoming web series called, "Aim High," which releases on Facebook with some very innovative social aspects. We also cover a reported rumor that YouTube is paying a few creators to produce scheduled content and ...

Blip.tv Partners With The Collective To Bring YouTube Stars More Exposure

Blip.tv Partners With The Collective To Bring YouTube Stars More Exposure

YouTube has been good to a lot of amateur filmmakers and video creators. It's given many of them a distribution platform, social and marketing tools, monetization options, legions of fans, and even serious profit. But apparently... there's still a lot that YouTube can't do for ...

Blip.tv Relaunches as Center for Original Web Series

Blip.tv Relaunches as Center for Original Web Series

Blip.tv was what? I forget, oh right, a video sharing site for content producers, now I remember (yes, I'm joking here... I know Blip). Well, it seems they decided that it was too close to competing with YouTube or to hard to do so and ...

The Definitive List of Facebook Video Apps for Facebook Pages

The Definitive List of Facebook Video Apps for Facebook Pages

We've talked a lot at ReelSEO about Facebook video marketing and video apps, so it was only a matter of time before we combined all the options into one big list. So here you go, our ReelSEO Show Reel of Facebook Video Apps, with a ...

Google Chrome To Drop H264 - How Will This Affect You?

Google Chrome To Drop H264   How Will This Affect You?

Just when it appeared that the online video industry was moving toward a video standard, with H.264 video playback in HTML5 – more chaos ensued with Google's announcement of its plans to phase out support for H.264 in its Chrome browser, in favor of open ...

Why Don't All Video Platforms Display Video View Counts?!

Why Don't All Video Platforms Display Video View Counts?!

When I was preparing a post about Red Letter Media's Star Wars reviews earlier in the week, I discovered something surprising.  Well, it was surprising to me.  Blip.tv--where Red Letter's latest video is hosted--doesn't share video view counts publicly on the website.  It was important ...

Blip HTML5 Player 5 Times Faster, Full Switchover Soon

Blip HTML5 Player 5 Times Faster, Full Switchover Soon

I am going to refrain from using all manner of cliche here and simply say, Blip is ready to take its whole site to the next level. Damn, that's a cliche too, isn't it? Hey everyone, Blip.tv says they're going to go full HTMl5 as ...