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YouTube Talent Agency, The Collective, Buys Metacafe

YouTube Talent Agency, The Collective, Buys Metacafe

The Collective, an agency that manages YouTube talent such as Freddie Wong and The Annoying Orange, has acquired video destination site Metacafe.  Metacafe began in 2003, before the days of YouTube, and was then promptly surpassed by that site.  Yahoo! was once a suitor for ...

Video Curation in Web Publishing and Marketing: The Steve Rosenbaum Interview

Video Curation in Web Publishing and Marketing: The Steve Rosenbaum Interview

I continue my interview Steve Rosenbaum, founder of the video curation service Magnify.net and author of Curation Nation. Steve has been in the video curation business for decades professing for years that curation is the most effective way of marketing with video; and we share ...

Social Video and Cause Marketing: How Nonprofits Are Doing Viral Video

Social Video and Cause Marketing: How Nonprofits Are Doing Viral Video

I interviewed Chris Quigley, Co-founder of the buzz marketing company, Viral Ad Network, about why and how companies should engage in social causes using video. Chris also shares the special benefits that social video campaigns can have for charities, and we add some of our ...

India Watched 1.7B Online Videos in January, UK Leads in Time Per Viewer

India Watched 1.7B Online Videos in January, UK Leads in Time Per Viewer

While there are only 30.2 million Indian Internet users who are watching videos, yet they are watching astounding numbers of videos. They are consuming on average 58 videos each totaling about 5 hours per month. Sure, it's not the 178M, 14.6 hours in the US ...

Do Video Production Professionals Now Need To Know Social Video Marketing?

Do Video Production Professionals Now Need To Know Social Video Marketing?

I interviewed several video production pros and friends of ReelSEO: How important is social media for your business? Do you need to know and do it for your own marketing purposes, or your clients'? Learn what social media marketing activities they're doing with their own ...

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 ...

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 ...

Blekko: Another Human-Edited Search Engine Hopes To Take On Google By Stopping Spam

Blekko: Another Human Edited Search Engine Hopes To Take On Google By Stopping Spam

ReelSEO is, first and foremost, about video.  Video marketing, video production, and of course, video SEO.  So search engine news is something we tend to pay attention to.  There's a new search engine in town, and it claims to have the one thing that Google's ...

What Is A Video View? What Is Fraudulent? TubeMogul Helps Us Decide

What Is A Video View? What Is Fraudulent? TubeMogul Helps Us Decide

If you read the Reel Weekender thoroughly, like the good readers I know you all are, you'll know that I linked over to Pace Lattin's site, Industrypace.com as he's seemingly being threatened due to his reporting on video ad fraud. Well hot on the heels ...

Video Distribution: Where Should You Upload Your Videos? Online Video Marketing Basics Part 5

Video Distribution: Where Should You Upload Your Videos? Online Video Marketing Basics Part 5

This is Part Five of our ongoing series of Online Video Marketing Basics, and it's long overdue.  This series is intended for the novices among us, businesses and individuals who have only recently decided to take the plunge into online video.  And for that decision, ...

Online Video Gets Free Analytics From TubeMogul With InPlay

Wherein Chris describes himself as a flappy head and gives you the scoop on TubeMogul's now-free-to-use video analytics package, InPlay.

Optimizing Online Video for ROI - Making Video Accountable

The demand for video from consumers has long been identified and early adopters in the e-tailing segment, such as Zappos, have publicly announced their intention to provide video alongside tens of thousands of product offerings in the coming year. There is a developing consensus that ...

Metacafe Survey Suggests Short-Form Professional Video Content Still Rules

Metacafe Survey Suggests Short Form Professional Video Content Still Rules

Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc., in conjunction with Metacafe, has released the results of a new online video survey, and you'll be happy to know that online video is still very popular, especially with young people.  Phew.  I was getting worried there.

Distribute Video Everywhere With TubeMogul Destinations

Distribute Video Everywhere With TubeMogul Destinations

Today, Tubemogul launched a huge enhancement to their OneLoad video distribution and measurement product and they are calling it "Destinations."  What is it? Basically, it's the be-all-end-all of video uploading and distribution systems, basically from anywhere, to anywhere according to Tubemogul.

Harnessing Off-Site Videos To Increase E-Commerce Visibility

Videos' impact on search rankings has been discussed here rather extensively in the past.  A few months ago we interviewed Search Engine Marketing and Optimization veteran Bruce Clay who helps clarify the importance of on-site videos for search rankings.