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How to Diagnose and Fix (not set) Visits from Flowplayer in Google Analytics

How to Diagnose and Fix (not set) Visits from Flowplayer in Google Analytics

Webmasters using Flowplayer 3.2 or earlier may have woken up to a pleasant surprise in Google Analytics the day after implementation. Visits doubled overnight, but how is that possible? Don’t get too excited because half of those visits are most likely fake visits. Flowplayer 3.2 …

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – The 128,000 Foot Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   The 128,000 Foot Edition

Over the weekend some teams won, some teams lost, some teams finally lived to my expectations. However, that's all sports and we have to get on to talking about the online video news. A big thing this week is Providence Equity Partners selling their 10% …

4 Ways to Evaluate Your Performance Beyond Video Views [Creator's Tip #61]

4 Ways to Evaluate Your Performance Beyond Video Views [Creators Tip #61]

There are a couple of ways that you can gauge how effective and successful your online video content really is.  A lot of people focus on video views for that (we've debated the value in views before), but that may not be the best way …

The War on Adobe Flash is Rekindled in Internet Explorer 10

The War on Adobe Flash is Rekindled in Internet Explorer 10

Oh Microsoft… all those anti-monopoly sanctions quietly end, and you go right back on the attack. This time with Internet Explorer 10 and its Metro version which will not easily support Adobe Flash. I think I smell another anti-competition lawsuit in the making.

How to Increase Video Views & Maximize Distribution via Integrated Media Channel Promotion

How to Increase Video Views & Maximize Distribution via Integrated Media Channel Promotion

We've probably discussed virtually every way you can promote your video through our coverage of the YouTube Creator Playbook and the YouTube Advertiser Playbook.  But it's nice to have a list of the types of media channels you can use and break those down into …

Apple iOS6 Drops YouTube App, Embedding Copyrighted Videos Ruled Legal, YouTube’s New Homepage, and More [Reel Web #51]

Apple iOS6 Drops YouTube App, Embedding Copyrighted Videos Ruled Legal, YouTube’s New Homepage, and More [Reel Web #51]

On this week's Reel Web episode we review several news items in the online video world including the changes to YouTube's homepage, reasons why Apple is not providing YouTube app on their new IOS, legal responsibilities for using copy written material and much more. Home …

Tips to Promote Your Videos Outside YouTube: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook – Part 8

Tips to Promote Your Videos Outside YouTube: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook   Part 8

Once your video is uploaded to YouTube, finding traffic from just being there might be hard to come by.  Most of the popular videos you see have been embedded on other sites, usually because the creators submitted them to blogs where their content is the …

A Comprehensive List of Online Video Ad Types and Formats, Pros and Cons

A Comprehensive List of Online Video Ad Types and Formats, Pros and Cons

The online video advertising offerings continue to expand and I thought I would go through the whole list of them and give some of my thoughts on the pros and cons of each. I won't go too deeply into specific products from ad networks, just …

Break into Primetime with Adobe’s New Integrated Video Platform

Break into Primetime with Adobes New Integrated Video Platform

So, as I previously mentioned, I chatted with Adobe about their Project Primetime and its new features which they've just unveiled. Ashley Still, director of product management for video solutions at Adobe (whew!) talked with me about what is coming to Primetime, what it's all …

Google Now Indexing URLs with Embedded YouTube Videos

Google Now Indexing URLs with Embedded YouTube Videos

A few weeks ago, I noticed a drastic change in Google's video index that's something many people have been asking for and has some pretty interesting ramifications.  I didn't post about it right away as I wanted to make sure that what I was seeing …

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