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Web Videos That Suck for Business and How to Fix Them

Web Videos That Suck for Business and How to Fix Them

Welcome to Web Videos that Suck for Business where I highlight a few web videos created for businesses and/or professionals organizations that I consider to be just plain sucky.  I also dive into why I think they suck and discuss what we can learn from them in ...

Business To Business (B2B) Video Marketing Strategies

Business To Business (B2B) Video Marketing Strategies

Brands and businesses have already begun to acknowledge and harness the power of online video marketing in the Business to Consumer (B2C) space. More and more success stories are emerging as marketing directors, brand managers social media managers and their agencies are beginning to grasp ...

TWiT Live Streaming and Video SEO – Insights With Leo Laporte

TWiT Live Streaming and Video SEO – Insights With Leo Laporte

While in Las Vegas for Blogworld 2010, I had a pleasure of speaking with Leo Laporte.  Leo is a widely respected technology journalist, and is the President of TWiT (This Week in Tech) Network.  We touched on a variety of topics, including why he chose ...

In-depth Review of ButoTV Video Platform: Interactivity Meets Simplicity

In depth Review of ButoTV Video Platform: Interactivity Meets Simplicity

Online video platforms (OVPs) are springing up all over the place. It's like the Dawn of Web 2.0 all over again and Buto.tv (prounounced boo-toe I think) is getting in on it as well (and have been for some time). However, they might be taking ...

Brightcove 5 Enhancements Create More Robust and Efficient Platform

Brightcove 5 Enhancements Create More Robust and Efficient Platform

Brightcove put out the newest major release of their online video platform. As I've been immersed in several different OVPs of late I was looking forward to all of the new features that they've got going here and I'm going to try and get in, ...

New Video Accessibility Law Mandates Closed Captions for TV Shows Online and More

New Video Accessibility Law Mandates Closed Captions for TV Shows Online and More

The US Government recently finished work on the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. The thing is 74 pages long, and yes, I read through the whole blasted thing. It's mostly a lot of legal speak for "we think videos made for ...

Digital Video and The Global Village - How To Craft Your Video for International Audiences

Digital Video and The Global Village   How To Craft Your Video for International Audiences

Asia is home to 40% of the Earth's internet users and China alone has almost a third more people online than the US.  With the internet population growing at a greater rate in developing and emerging markets than in the West, the opportunities for marketers ...

Build Your Own Brand - Seesmic Founder Loic Le Meur Offers 30-Part Video Series

Build Your Own Brand   Seesmic Founder Loic Le Meur Offers 30 Part Video Series

Loic Le Meur has had a pretty successful career as an Internet entrepreneur.  He was part of Ublog, which was bought by Six Apart, and he became the Vice President of Six Apart shortly thereafter.  Most recently, he founded and continues to run Seesmic. So ...

Should Closed-Captioning of Web Video Be Mandated By Government?

Should Closed Captioning of Web Video Be Mandated By Government?

Grant Crowell interviews Josh Miller of 3PlayMedia, to talk about Congress' recent passing of two bills that will mandate closed-captioning of television programming over to the Internet. We discuss the questions: Will other “professional” online video programs be next? And, is legislation necessary, or will organizations determine that transcription and captioning of video content has a worthwhile ROI regardless of any mandate?

In-Depth Look At YouTube Closed Captions - YouTube SEO and More

In Depth Look At YouTube Closed Captions   YouTube SEO and More

A few weeks back, I mentioned that YouTube and Google were indexing YouTube's closed captions and subtitles. In fact, YES - both Google and YouTube ARE indexing videos for text that is contained within closed captions and subtitles. In this post, I would like show ...

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