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A how-to is an informal, often short, description of how to accomplish some specific task. A how-to is usually meant to help non-experts, may leave out details that are only important to experts, and may also be greatly simplified from an overall discussion of the topic. One of the earliest how-to books was published in 1569 by Thomas Wight and entitled, A booke of the arte and maner, how to plant and graffe all sortes of trees: With divers other new practise, by one of the Abbey of Saint Vin...

How-To Make How-To Videos: An Eager Audience Awaits Your Skills and Knowledge

How To Make How To Videos: An Eager Audience Awaits Your Skills and Knowledge

This may not be any surprise to those who work in the realm of video and the internet in general, but "how-to" is one of the most important and sought-after phrases in the world of search.  Awhile back, we talked to Touchstorm and KBS+P, media …

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 …

How-To Use Simple Cut Transitions When Editing Video and Why You Should [Reel Rebel #12]

How To Use Simple Cut Transitions When Editing Video and Why You Should [Reel Rebel #12]

On today's Reel Rebel Stephen Schweickart of VScreen.com gives some simple video editing advice on one way (using a 'cut') to ensure your transitions don't make your video look like you are at amateur status or more closely resemble a Power Point Presentation then a …

Kick-Start Your Video Traffic With AdWords for Video: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook – Part 7

Kick Start Your Video Traffic With AdWords for Video: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook   Part 7

The first few sections of the YouTube Advertiser Playbook play out like a mini-Creator Playbook.  In the section named, "Promoting Your Business," the Advertiser Playbook talks a great deal about AdWords for Video and getting your videos and ad campaign seen by inserting them into …

How To Officially Link A Web Domain To Your YouTube Partner Channel

How To Officially Link A Web Domain To Your YouTube Partner Channel

Earlier this week on our weekly Reel Web video, Tim mentioned how YouTube's new Partner Product Bulletin announced the ability to link your website to your channel.  It said:  You now have the ability to officially link to a web domain to your Channel through …

Understanding Depth of Field and How to Create a Professonal Film Look for Your Videos [Reel Rebel #7]

Understanding Depth of Field and How to Create a Professonal Film Look for Your Videos [Reel Rebel #7]

In today's Reel Rebel video production tip, Stephen Schweickart gives an overview of a depth of field, which is ultimately determines your focus area. Understanding and controlling the depth of field can be one of the most valuable tools to create more interesting, creative, and professional looking shots that appear to …

Keyword Optimization for Video: 4 Great Tips to Maximize SEO Benefit

Keyword Optimization for Video: 4 Great Tips to Maximize SEO Benefit

Like on-page text content, video seo requires the same kind of indepth keyword research for video to ensure that the right keywords are being targeted. To rank highly in the search engines (including video hosting sites like YouTube), it's absolutely essential that the right key …

Making Your Online Video Pop – My Top Tips for Web Series

Making Your Online Video Pop   My Top Tips for Web Series

I write a lot about research and trends and some technical aspects of online video. I hardly ever, really, get to talk about the content of the video that I watch and why I watch it. So I've compiled a list of things I think …

Jakatak69, Cooking With Jack, is YouTube’s On The Rise Winner for May: Here’s Why

Jakatak69, Cooking With Jack, is YouTubes On The Rise Winner for May: Heres Why

Could there be anything more popular on YouTube than how-to videos, especially cooking?  YouTube's On The Rise winner for May is Jakatak69, and his Cooking With Jack channel features over 200 videos and over 7 million views with nearly 30,000 subscribers.  So it looks like …

Video Transforms Advertising: Learn How at the Online Video Advertising Summit & Save with ReelSEO

Video Transforms Advertising: Learn How at the Online Video Advertising Summit & Save with ReelSEO

Our friends over at VideoNuze are holding the Online Video Advertising Summit in New York on Tuesday, June 19.  If you would like to go, you should know that the Early Bird Discount expires this Friday at 6 PM Eastern.  Readers of this site can …

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