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How Closed Captions Increase Video Views, Rankings and ROI [Study]

How Closed Captions Increase Video Views, Rankings and ROI [Study]

Recent studies conducted by Discovery Digital Networks, SafeNet, and the radio show This American Life have proven that adding captions and transcripts to videos increases search traffic, views, search rank, and engagement. We examine how these studies to understand the impact of captions and transcripts on SEO, as well as how to use them to do an ROI analysis.

YouTube Rolling Out 60FPS Video, New Creator Tools

YouTube Rolling Out 60FPS Video, New Creator Tools

YouTube has announced lots of new features, and the site’s new functionalities include the ability to upload video at 48 and 60 frames per second, something that the video-game streaming community has long been calling for. There’s a raft of new tools for creators too, including more opportunities to monetize.

New YouTube Features for Creators: More Monetization Opportunities!

New YouTube Features for Creators: More Monetization Opportunities!

There looks like there’s going to be a goodie-bag of new features coming very soon from YouTube, specifically for video creators. These include increased opportunities to monetize content on-site with direct-to-creator fan funding, plus a mobile app for creators, and a crowd-sourced closed caption feature.

Optimizing Old YouTube Videos, Using YouTube’s Video Enhancements Tool [TubeTalk #23]

Optimizing Old YouTube Videos, Using YouTubes Video Enhancements Tool [TubeTalk #23]

In this week’s TubeTalk podcast, we discuss how to optimize your old videos on YouTube for a fresh chance at increased rankings, more views and better engagement. We also take a look at YouTube’s Video Enhancements Tools, and the four pillars of YouTube video optimization.

HTML5 Browser Support Growing Fast; Chrome Takes 33% Market Share [Report]

HTML5 Browser Support Growing Fast; Chrome Takes 33% Market Share [Report]

80% of browsers support HTML5 video technology and Chrome has a 33% share of that market, the biggest piece of the pie compared to others like Firefox and IE9+ which only have a 14% share. On the mobile front iOS and Android account for 8% each of total HTML5 browser installs.

The Top Video SEO Practices Used by Marketers in 2013 [Report]

The Top Video SEO Practices Used by Marketers in 2013 [Report]

Video SEO as a marketing discipline is the foundation that ReelSEO was built upon all those years ago. Nowadays, it’s more important than ever and our new survey confirms that 7 out of 10 of you think so too. Read more in our 2013 Video Marketing Trends Report.

How To Translate Video Content For Your Global Market: 3 Great Tips

How To Translate Video Content For Your Global Market: 3 Great Tips

The world is getting smaller and a great marketing campaign can cross many borders. But how do you reach a potential audience with video content that’s limited to a single language? We give you 3 great tips for translating video for a global market.

Professional YouTube Translation in 36 Languages Now Available

Professional YouTube Translation in 36 Languages Now Available

YouTube is teaming with professional services Gengo and Translated.net to bring strong foreign language translation capabilities to your videos. After you upload English captions, you’ll have the ability to “Request Translation” in your Video Manager, and you can either invite friends to translate or go with the pros.

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 …

The Ultimate Guide to Optimizing YouTube Closed Captions for E-commerce [Step-by-Step Tutorial]

The Ultimate Guide to Optimizing YouTube Closed Captions for E commerce [Step by Step Tutorial]

The emergence of YouTube as an e-commerce selling tool has been well documented on ReelSEO as far back as 2010 with "Video E-Commerce and Video SEO for Retailers". Many experts have blogged about using the power of YouTube to promote products and burnish brands. My …

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