The Reel Web

YouTube Capture, Custom Social Notifications, NextUp Contest, & More... [The Reel Web #70]

YouTube Capture, Custom Social Notifications, NextUp Contest, & More... [The Reel Web #70]

Today's Reel Web episode is focused entirely on YouTube news and updates from the past week.  While we certainly love the fact that YouTube is rapidly evolving, it sure would be nice if they'd take a week off so that we could digest all that's ...

Website Link Annotations, Creator Playbook 3.0, Foreign Language Captioning, & More... [Reel Web #68]

Website Link Annotations, Creator Playbook 3.0, Foreign Language Captioning, & More... [Reel Web #68]

On this week's ReelWeb, we cover several YouTube news updates from the past week including yet another update to the Creator Playbook along with a revamped Creator's Hub, new YouTube annotation functionality that lets you link your videos to your own website, and additional foreign language ...

Should You Join a YouTube Network? The Pros and Cons of YouTube Partner Networks [Reel Web #67]

Should You Join a YouTube Network? The Pros and Cons of YouTube Partner Networks [Reel Web #67]

On this week's Reel Web, we cover several online video related news items from the past week including the new YouTube studio space just opened in Los Angeles, updates to VYou's video Q&A platform, and more.  We also spend some time addressing a common question ...

YouTube Updates: Google+ Page Integration for Brands, Merchant Annotations, and TV AirPlay (Reel Web #66)

YouTube Updates: Google+ Page Integration for Brands, Merchant Annotations, and TV AirPlay (Reel Web #66)

On this week's Reel Web, Tim gives an overview of several recent updates and new features launched at YouTube including over the past week.  Just yesterday we reported that you will now be able to link your YouTube channel to a Google+ brand page so ...

How YouTube Develops and Designs New Site Features through Experimentation [Reel Web #64]

How YouTube Develops and Designs New Site Features through Experimentation [Reel Web #64]

This week on the Reel Web, we share some insight from YouTube regarding how they go about testing and experimenting with new site designs and features.  We also talk a bit about YouTube's original channel initiative and their recent decision to re-invest in some channels ...

Reviewing YouTube's Experimental UI Design and New Video Upload Features [Reel Web #64]

Reviewing YouTubes Experimental UI Design and New Video Upload Features [Reel Web #64]

YouTube is at it once again with multiple updates and changes in recent weeks. On this week's Reel Web weekly video news episode, we review several major changes that YouTube has made to the video upload process in the past week or so that you should ...

How To Outrank the Competition in YouTube Search [Reel Web #63]

How To Outrank the Competition in YouTube Search [Reel Web #63]

Over the past couple of weeks, there have been a ton of changes at YouTube including a major change to their search algorithm, new annotations functionality, testing of a completely overhauled site design, and a lot of other stuff.  In this week's ReelWeb, we take ...

Does YouTube Care About Amateur Creators Anymore? [Reel Web #61]

Does YouTube Care About Amateur Creators Anymore? [Reel Web #61]

While YouTube is still the most popular destination for amateur and user-generated video content, it's clear that times have changed and the online video space has evolved. There's no doubt that YouTube has made a clear and calculated shift towards focusing on more professional grade ...

YouTube Updates: EDU Playbook, Merchant Annotations, InVideo Promotions, Content ID & More [Reel Web #60]

YouTube Updates: EDU Playbook, Merchant Annotations, InVideo Promotions, Content ID & More [Reel Web #60]

On this week's Reel Web episode, we take a deeper look into several web video marketing related updates from the past week including updates to YouTube's Content ID program and copyright violation appeals process, new branding and promotional in-player functionalities via YouTube's new InVideo Programming, ...

How to Download Your Entire YouTube Channel Library in Original Uploaded Format [Reel Web #59]

How to Download Your Entire YouTube Channel Library in Original Uploaded Format [Reel Web #59]

This week on the Reel Web, we'll show you a new feature that Google launched which allows you to download all of your original source video files that were uploaded to your YouTube channel.  Additionally we cover a few new linking options for YouTube annotations, ...

How To Add Quizzes and Polls to Your YouTube Videos, Make Money on Vimeo, and More… [Reel Web #58]

How To Add Quizzes and Polls to Your YouTube Videos, Make Money on Vimeo, and More… [Reel Web #58]

This week on the Reel Web we offer a tutorial on how to use YouTube's new beta labs feature that lets you poll your audience with interactive survey questions served via YouTube annotations.  We also discuss some online video news items from the past week ...

REVIEW: New YouTube App for iPhone and iOS Devices [Reel Web #57]

REVIEW: New YouTube App for iPhone and iOS Devices [Reel Web #57]

This week on the Reel Web we review some of the features of the new YouTube app available for mobile devices as well as what seems to still be missing.  We also discuss a few more YouTube channel updates that make it easier for the casual viewer ...

YouTube Wishlist - Who Else Wants YouTube to Launch These New Features? [Reel Web #55]

YouTube Wishlist   Who Else Wants YouTube to Launch These New Features? [Reel Web #55]

This week on the Reel Web, we once again give a quick update on some of the new features launched in the past week at YouTube.  We also discuss some recent chatter around whether or not video creators should jump ship from YouTube. Finally, we discuss several ...

Secrets of Success from HuffPost Live and YouTube Stars [Reel Web #53]

Secrets of Success from HuffPost Live and YouTube Stars [Reel Web #53]

In this week's Reel Web, we discuss several exciting online video-related news items from the past week including; multiple updates at YouTube, new online video stats for July that show record online video viewing, the Huffington Post's launch of their daily "HuffPost Live" streaming show, ...

The Future of Cable TV: Two Sides of the Debate [Reel Web #52]

On today's Reel Web, Jason Urgo of SocialBlade and David Stroz from Sonic Orb Studios answers some questions about audience retention over the number of actual views you get on YouTube, benefits to using YouTube to recruit applicants for your company's open job positions, general video ...