Netflix binge-watching is a real, actual thing with 73% of subscribers in a new survey confirming that they will happily watch 2 to 6 shows in one sitting. Over half of respondents like to have someone to binge-watch with too.
There's a Christmassy theme for this week's pick of our favorite videos. Grumpy cat stars in an ad that will benefit rescued cats across America with every view, plus there's a mouse decorating a teeny Christmas tree. No, really. And we celebrate along with everyone who hates the festive season.
YouTube live streaming is opened up to every user at long last, Netflix gets more mainstream TV type nominations and Instagram gets private video messaging. More on these and other stories of the day in online video from ReelSEO.
The insanely rapid growth of second screen and other connected devices means that we could see video-streaming devices outpacing the population of the planet by 2017, with tablets and smartphones grabbing nearly 70% of the market share.
In this week's Creator's Tip we let you into a little secret that may save you a lot of time, effort and money down the road. Testing your video content before uploading to the public is a fantastic way of getting the feedback you need to make that content perform as well as it can.
Invodo has released their Q3/Q4 E-Commerce Video Benchmarks Report and data shows online video has a major impact on the purchase decision of the viewer, with 1.81x more likely to buy a product. We take a look at the findings.
Online video is an essential element of marketing but it can also be used in-house to support employees who work remotely all or part of the time. In the post, we look at some of the ways video can help bring an off-site sales team together.
It's just two weeks to Christmas and we are bringing you absolutely no festive-flavour Vines. Instead we have a paper ski-scene from Nokia, Gandalf meeting Gandalf and Oreo slam-dunking their way through another great super short-form clip.
Google officially confirm there have been problems with the new YouTube comment system, and the Beastie Boys take legal action against Goldieblox over copyright infringement. More on these and other stories of the day in online video from ReelSEO.
Digitalsmith's Q3 2013 Video Discovery Trends Report confirms that Netflix holds the lion's share of the Subscription Video on Demand market with 41% - no surprise there. Redbox Kiosks have the largest share of the Pay-per-Rent services market at 16.5%.
What are the mechanisms behind a viral video? JukinVideo opens up its YouTube analytics to help marketers and brands better understand the process of virality. They show ReelSEO just what it took for one video to attract 5 million views in 7 days.
In a new report on the power of live-streamed video as a business tool, 78% of business executives surveyed confirmed that they did consider it effective, with 45% in upper management positions the most positive about the medium.
Google are notoriously cagey about releasing their revenue figures but the latest prediction is that ad revenue from YouTube is expected to have risen by 51% to $5.6 billion for 2013. That's around 11% of Google's overall total income.
YouTube always go out of their way to make a spectacular review video and this year is no exception. Watch the top YouTube stars recreate some of the more famous moments from online video in 2013 and see how many you can spot. We also take a look at some of the top gaming and music videos that trended this year.
YouTube have released their top trending ads and videos of 2013 and it includes almost all the ones you would expect - from Harlem Shake to Van Damme's splits to those dancing Evian babies. In the top ten trending videos, three branded ads make the list for the first time.
Chromecast users get a whole new range of viewing options and Google Glass gets unofficial Wordpress support but nobody knows what they really are anyway. More on these and other stories of the day in online video from ReelSEO.