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Building Viewership Through Viewer Interaction & Social Activity - The YouTube Creator Playbook

Building Viewership Through Viewer Interaction & Social Activity   The YouTube Creator Playbook

The final section of the YouTube Creator Playbook focuses on making your video social.  When you first begin uploading videos, you are looking for an audience, which likely won't be very big at first.  You have to build one, and building an audience takes interaction ...

Raystream Says They Can Reduce HD Video Streaming Bandwidth up to 70%

Raystream Says They Can Reduce HD Video Streaming Bandwidth up to 70%

Raystream tells me they've got a new proprietary video compression that can chop down the size of streaming HD video an average of 70%, without a loss of quality. You know me, I'm skeptical about numbers that large so I did some further investigation.

How To Create YouTube Playlists To Curate Content & Leverage Your Video Catalog

How To Create YouTube Playlists To Curate Content & Leverage Your Video Catalog

At the point where you have made a lot of videos, there is a point where organizing select videos into playlists becomes a great way to entice new viewers and fans alike to watch multiple entries in one sitting.  Playlists are another word for "Greatest ...

Did Latest Google Panda Update Really Improve YouTube Ranking?

Did Latest Google Panda Update Really Improve YouTube Ranking?

According to Searchmetrics, YouTube.com was the biggest winner of the recent Google Panda Update, dubbed Panda 2.5.  Supposedly, this means the "SEO visibility of the domain" improved 10% on Sept. 28, 2011. But, before you do anything, you might want to take a look at ...

Popcorn Framework Brings Interactive Video To The People's Choice Awards

Popcorn Framework Brings Interactive Video To The Peoples Choice Awards

A few weeks ago, we discussed Mozilla's interactive video framework, Popcorn.js, an HTML5 application that will allow for content creators to provide context links and information to their videos.  It was test-driven with documentary films.  Now, with the support of content optimization company RAMP, and ...

Using YouTube Annotations To Create A Call To Action - The YouTube Creator Playbook

Using YouTube Annotations To Create A Call To Action   The YouTube Creator Playbook

Annotations are an often overlooked aspect of YouTube videos.  They can lead the viewer to a number of actions, whether it's directing them towards other videos you've created or brings attention to a call-to-action such as liking, favoriting, subscribing, or commenting.  However the annotations are ...

The Role Of Metadata In Video SEO, Part 2: The YouTube Creator Playbook

The Role Of Metadata In Video SEO, Part 2: The YouTube Creator Playbook

In Part 1 of our coverage of the YouTube Creator Playbook's metadata section, we discussed the general overview of how titles, tags, and descriptions help people find your video through YouTube's search engine.  We also talked about how good metadata isn't the main way people ...

The Role Of Metadata In Video SEO, Part 1: The YouTube Creator Playbook

The Role Of Metadata In Video SEO, Part 1: The YouTube Creator Playbook

One of the great mysteries among those who don't work inside Google headquarters is how a search engine decides who the cool kids are on the Internet.  The top few links you get from a search engine are also going to be the ones that ...

Video SEO Tips For YouTube: Reel Video Producer Tips #4

Video SEO Tips For YouTube: Reel Video Producer Tips #4

The YouTube Creator Playbook is a goldmine for anyone looking to improve their video marketing efforts. It's jam-packed with tips, suggestions, and actionable advice on virtually every aspect of using YouTube. For this week's video producer tip from The Reel Web, we look at some ...

The Importance Of Publishing Video Frequently & Regularly - YouTube Creator Playbook

The Importance Of Publishing Video Frequently & Regularly   YouTube Creator Playbook

Your first video hits YouTube and you get lucky, and you get quite the audience.  This is fantastic.  People are coming to realize what you thought all along: that you are talented and have a perspective that is unique and entertaining.  You get tons of ...

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