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Reel Video SEO Strategies and Video SEO Best Practices Webinar

Reel Video SEO Strategies and Video SEO Best Practices Webinar

Last week, I participated in a webinar (produced by Ooyala) all about Video SEO titled, "Reel" Video SEO Strategies & Best Practices." I promised both those who attended as well as those who were unable to attend that I would provide my slides from the ...

The Long Tail of Video Viewing Shows The Underdogs On Top

Everyone talks about YouTube, heck, even we talk about them in various forms and for various reasons. They're the 800lb gorilla, only we all talk about it all the time. Well this time round I'm not (yes, I know I just did). I'm going to ...

10 Things To Test When Optimizing Video for Conversions

Let's make one thing clear. Video works. The right video solution on your page will increase the number of people that reach your conversion goal. Whoa! Too much jargon? I'll make it simple. Your site has one main function – to make you money. The ...

Video SEO Vs. Traditional SEO, Misconceptions and Opinion

A few weeks back, I was asked by Jeff Boudier, VP Business Development for Stupeflix, if I would be willing to answer a few questions about Video SEO for their blog.  You can view the whole interview here, but I thought that I would like to provide a ...

The Three Types of Online Video for Business

The Three Types of Online Video for Business

So much has changed about the way we absorb information in the past few years. Can you even remember what accessing the Internet was like ten years ago?

Video Marketing Strategy: Hosted Versus Posted Video

Video Marketing Strategy: Hosted Versus Posted Video

When implementing video online, at any point in time, marketers face a decision: to host or post video? Short for: should we host video on our own servers (or use a propietary video platform) or post the content to video sharing sites? Although such a ...

Adobe Sees Big Money In Video Analytics

Last week, Adobe Systems, maker of the ubiquitous Flash platform underlying most web video, announced the acquisition of Omniture for $1.8 billion. While Omniture's core business is web analytics (measuring how visitors interact with your website), one of the most emphasized aspects of the acquisition ...

HD Online - Watch Upload and Share High-Definition Videos

HD Online   Watch Upload and Share High Definition Videos

With the ever expanding acceptance of high definition video it's no wonder that making a list of sites that support it is an ongoing task. So this time around it's my turn to update you on all the latest and greatest places where you can ...

Software Tools to Upload Videos To Multiple Video Sites

Software Tools to Upload Videos To Multiple Video Sites

So, you've got some videos made and you want to get them out there as fast and efficiently as possible. That means you probably want some tools to upload them to multiple video sites automatically right? Right! Here's some of the coolest tools we found ...

Microsoft Bing Video Search - A Quick Overview

Microsoft has launched their new Google competitor, bing, complete with video search and everything. The thing is, I don't know what all the hype is about. People are talking about it like it's going to be some actual competition to Google and from what I ...

Twitter Viral Video Search - Twitmatic Video Search Application

Twitter Viral Video Search   Twitmatic Video Search Application

Twitmatic, created by San Francisco startup ffwd,  relaunched their Twitter video search application yesterday to help users more easily find video content shared via Twitter.  Now before you go getting your hopes up you need to understand, this is a twitter video search app - IE, ...

Tools To Track Online Video Marketing, Brands and Social Footprints

You have a brand, you want to know when people are talking about it or using it in some online video...well doesn't everyone? Sure you could focus your tracking on YouTube alone, but wouldn't it be better to expand your tracking even further? Here is ...

List of Video Sharing Web Sites Like YouTube - Share Your Videos

List of Video Sharing Web Sites Like YouTube   Share Your Videos

One of the top viewed pages on ReelSEO is that of a post that I put out with a resource list of video sharing sites. I took the time to update the list, and add a bunch more – more than 300 video sharing websites ...

Reel Success With Video Thumbails In Google Universal Search

UPDATE – So, looks like Google is still playing with letting other sites show thumbnails in the SERPS. They have recently removed these thumbnails from appearing in an organic search. More to come on this as it appears they are being filtered for in google ...

Video Thumbnail Images for Bloggers A "BUG" On Google SERPS - Problem Resolved

This past week I was in Toronto for Christmas and decided to do some Google keyword searches for my site.  What I found was a bit odd in that there was a new thumbnail appearing for my site's result (see below).   I thought that perhaps ...