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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 …

Without My Consent – How Video Professionals Can Avoid Online Privacy Violations

Without My Consent – How Video Professionals Can Avoid Online Privacy Violations

How would you feel if someone posted an online video of you or a loved one in a private situation for the whole world to see? It’s scary how much video is being posted online that doesn't respect the privacy rights of others, including from …

10 Video Campaign and Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits and Social Causes

10 Video Campaign and Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits and Social Causes

I interviewed Michael Hoffman, President of the video agency See3 communications, specializing in video strategies and campaigns for non-profits and cause marketing. Back in 2006, See3 created the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards, which they run with YouTube, to honor the best uses of video by …

Enterprise Video Conference to Coincide with Streaming Media West 2012

Enterprise Video Conference to Coincide with Streaming Media West 2012

Streaming Media events have been a mainstay in the ReelSEO realm for some time now because of the massive hoard of information that they pass on to everyone that attends. The information often proves educational, actionable and downright useful in so many ways that it's …

DirecTV Viacom Dispute Creates New Opportunities for Online Video & More News [Reel Web #48]

DirecTV Viacom Dispute Creates New Opportunities for Online Video & More News [Reel Web #48]

On this week's Reel Web we take a look at the dispute between DirecTV and Viacom and what this could mean for online video.  Additionally we review some new educational features that YouTube is rolling out as well as an interesting advertising model that will …

Berkleemusic Enrolls 500+ New Students Via Direct Marketing From Their YouTube Channel [Case Study]

Berkleemusic Enrolls 500+ New Students Via Direct Marketing From Their YouTube Channel [Case Study]

Since 1945, Berklee College of Music has fostered the careers of a constellation of superstars—among them, pianist and singer Diana Krall, Grammy Award-winning jazz artist Esperanza Spalding, musician and producer Quincy Jones and even YouTube sensations Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan of Karmin. But Berklee, …

Google Asks You To Explore The World With Multimedia Masterpiece

Google Asks You To Explore The World With Multimedia Masterpiece

As we've seen online video grow tremendously over the last couple of years, the potential of its reach as an educational tool, or an enticement to learn more, is being worked out in impressive ways.  Take a look at Google's World Wonders Project, which was …

Howcast Guides Viewer Interest & Discovery with New Site: CEO Jason Liebman Provides Insight [Interview]

Howcast Guides Viewer Interest & Discovery with New Site: CEO Jason Liebman Provides Insight [Interview]

Probably the most unheralded videos on the web are how-to videos, and yet, they are some of the most popular.  And it's easy to see why: no longer are people having to rely on written instructions, which can be confusing or be missing vital information, …

TED Puts Web Video Power Into Educators’ Hands With TED-Ed

TED Puts Web Video Power Into Educators Hands With TED Ed

Recently, TED put out a new beta that allows educators to customize lessons from the TED-Ed video library.  Taking a combination of an educator's written lesson and getting a professional animator to bring it to life, TED has started building a great library of educational …

YouTube Channel, Khan Academy, Shines During 60 Minutes Spotlight

YouTube Channel, Khan Academy, Shines During 60 Minutes Spotlight

We’ve talked a lot over the years about the exciting prospects of online video entering—and disrupting—the classroom. Indeed, the world of education is long overdue for an overhaul (at least in the U.S.), and video may be just the tool to do it. This past …

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