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YouTube Captions Expands Features & Capabilities - You Don't Have An Excuse Anymore

YouTube Captions Expands Features & Capabilities   You Dont Have An Excuse Anymore

Captions were introduced by YouTube in 2006, and according to a blog post today there are 1.6 million videos that have uploaded caption files. That's... pretty pathetic, considering the huge boost for video SEO that captions can bring (I've ranted about the under-use of captions ...

The Online Video Explosion In Brazil Has Advertisers Paying Attention

The Online Video Explosion In Brazil Has Advertisers Paying Attention

Last week, Advertising Age published a piece about the growth of YouTube in Brazil. It's a stunning and rapid growth, and one that's getting the attention of advertisers from around the world. Combined with the recent moves in that market from Poptent and Netflix, it's ...

Relationship Video Marketing With Blogworld CEO Rick Calvert

Relationship Video Marketing With Blogworld CEO Rick Calvert

I interviewed Blogworld's CEO and Co-Founder Rick Calvert at their Los Angeles conference earlier this month. Rick and I discussed some of the big trends with online video in the publishing and marketing space, which I've labeled as the "Big C's:" Context, Collaboration, Consistency, and ...

The 2011 Definitive Guide to Web Video Usability Resources: Why We Still Need Website Video UX Standards

The 2011 Definitive Guide to Web Video Usability Resources: Why We Still Need Website Video UX Standards

While online video on websites and elsewhere online has exploded in both size and scope, the professional usability and user experience community has still remained generally silent? Fortunately I've uncovered several good resources that online video professionals should check out for learning about, and applying, ...

Freddie Mercury Google Doodle Video Celebrates Queen Singer's Legacy

Freddie Mercury Google Doodle Video Celebrates Queen Singers Legacy

Freddie Mercury was the lead singer (and one of the driving creative forces) in the band Queen, famous for such hits as "Another One Bites The Dust," "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Killer Queen," and many more. And today is his birthday. Mercury died in 1991, but his ...

Step By Step Video Tutorial On Creating Captions For YouTube Videos

Step By Step Video Tutorial On Creating Captions For YouTube Videos

We here at ReelSEO know that video is the best medium for teaching people how to do something, and the best means of retain that knowledge. Watch this 3-minute video I created with my own narration on how simple it is to create closed captions for ...

How to Easily Create Quality Closed Captions & Subtitles for YouTube Marketing

How to Easily Create Quality Closed Captions & Subtitles for YouTube Marketing

Want to increase user engagement and search engine optimization in YouTube? Then you should consider adding closed captions for YouTube videos, and the easiest way for most people to do that is simply by leveraging your own transcripts. Follow this step-by-step tutorial on how to ...

YouTube Marketing Strategies, Tactics, and Tools for Success: SMX West

YouTube Marketing Strategies, Tactics, and Tools for Success: SMX West

Over the past year, YouTube has dialed up
its efforts to help marketers with new features, tutorials, "howcasts," and other useful goodies. Jeff Martin, TouchStorm's Director of Search Marketing, joined the panel at SMX West 2011 for the session, "YouTube Tools & Techniques for Success." Jeff shared ...

Closed Captions Help RAMP Up Video SEO & User Engagement

Closed Captions Help RAMP Up Video SEO & User Engagement

If you've been reading ReelSEO for some time, you'll know that closed captioning for web video can be a powerful way to increase reach and an excellent way to help search engines more easily understand, and rank your web video assets.  Not only that, but ...

Make Your Facebook Video Stand Out With Captions & Advanced Video Tags

Make Your Facebook Video Stand Out With Captions & Advanced Video Tags

More and more users are sharing video through Facebook, whether by dropping in links or uploading their own clips. Facebook is the fastest-growing referrer of video traffic, and users are beginning to upload videos to the site in higher numbers as well. And now a ...

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