ReelSEO Weekly Web Video Industry Newsreel - 11 Dec 2010 - The Prague Edition

ReelSEO Weekly Web Video Industry Newsreel   11 Dec 2010   The Prague Edition

So, I'm in Prague, which isn't all that big of a deal as I live about 100km from it. For you what it really means is that this is going to be short, sweet and to the point. What it means for me is that I'm trying to get this article knocked out before the battery on my netbook dies and I lose it all. Well, the netbook did die which is why it's Sunday and I'm finishing this.

Most Read at ReelSEO

Most read for the week was my article about several Hollywood studios doing something about the Netflix Menace. It seems that not all of them have caught on to what consumers really want, a single place to get all our TV and film streaming.

Following up in the second most read spot is Grant's 15 YouTube Copyright Tips For Content Creators & Marketers where he talks with two cyber-lawyers about what to do and not to do.

Google's purchase of video technology firm Widevine, was third most read for the week. In it I lay out five possibilities of what Google might do with that technology and coin the term Video-on-DemanDroid.

Jeremy's new gadget destroying love, the water drill, comes in next most read. Blenders are so 2008, industrial water drills are the future of gadget destruction.

Finally, rounding out the top five most read at ReelSEO this week is the Logitech Revue Kevin Bacon Ad. what do you get when you have Kevin bacon play a fan of Kevin Bacon? Read and find out.

Top News outside of ReelSEO

Social media

Proctor & Gamble is dumping the soap opera in lieu of the social media outlet reports Times Record News from Wichita, for their ad campaigns. Pretty big news actually and maybe a move that will bring others along.

On the other side of the coin, social media is boosting TV show ratings says LostRemote in their Social media lifts TV show ratings 10 percent.

Web ad.vantage listed 10 keys to effective social media marketing based on an Econsultancy report.

Video Advertising

Beet.tv quotes Panache CEO, Steve Robinson, Online Video Advertising Will Become Increasingly Interactive, Panache CEO

iVdopia (www.ivdopia.com), the largest video and rich media mobile advertising network and airG (www.airg.com), the world's leading mobile social entertainment provider, today announced a partnership to bring InWAP and PreWAP mobile video advertising solutions to airG's mobile social entertainment products. via PRWeb

There is a $1,000 top prize in Marin Institute's third annual Free The Bowl anti-alcohol-advertising video contest for youth. This year's theme - "Free the Bowl from Beer Ads" - seeks original, 30-60 seconds long, "performance art" counter-beer-ads from youth and young adults ages 10-20. Via PRNewsWire

Sorry it's so short this week, I'm sure I've missed more than usual. But good news is that I did an interview with Tim Nordwind from OK Go, so keep an eye open for that this week as well as what today's online video leaders see as the big video ad trend in 2011. I polled the top of the top to find out.

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Christophor Rick is a freelance writer specializing in technology, new media, video games, IPTV, online video advertising and consumer electronics. His past work has included press releases, copy-writing, travel writing and journalism. He also writes novel-length and short fiction as part of Three-Faced Media . View All Posts By -

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