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The term metadata is ambiguous, as it is used for two fundamentally different concepts (types). Although the expression “data about data” is often used, it does not apply to both in the same way. Structural metadata, the design and specification of data structures, cannot be about data, because at design time the application contains no data. In this case the correct description would be “data about the containers of data”. Descriptive metadata, on the other hand, is a...

The Definitive Video SEO Guide: SEO Tips & Tutorials for Video

The Definitive Video SEO Guide: SEO Tips & Tutorials for Video

The following is an index of our more popular video search engine optimization (Video SEO, VSEO, video search optimization – whatever you want to call it) tips, tutorials, guidelines, presentations, and articles about everything from distribution techniques for VSEO; to MRSS feeds and XML sitemaps …

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 …

Kantar Videolytics – Track, Syndicate, Optimize – An In-depth Review

Kantar Videolytics   Track, Syndicate, Optimize   An In depth Review

Kantar Videolytics recently trotted out a long list of premier partners which included some of the major players in online video (Brightcove, Brightroll, Adap.tv, LiveRail, Tremor, ScanScout, you get the picture) for their new Videolytics (video analytics) offering. So what better reason to get on …

YouTube Marketing Tips for Partners: Use Annotations and Playlists To Get More Views

YouTube Marketing Tips for Partners: Use Annotations and Playlists To Get More Views

YouTube knows that their future success lies in the success of their current users.  If they want to be profitable, they need all their users to do well and enjoy the experience—not just the viewers, but the advertisers and partners as well.  If YouTube video …

Behind-the-Scenes With Coincident TV – Tying Content Together in Creative, Interactive Ways

Behind the Scenes With Coincident TV – Tying Content Together in Creative, Interactive Ways

Coincident TV, like Qoof, wants to make your video content more interactive. However, unlike Qoof who was aimed more at eRetailers, Coincident TV is aiming to bring more content into the video viewing experience and integrating other content as well. I did not get to …

How To Optimize YouTube Videos – YouTube Optimization Tips

How To Optimize YouTube Videos   YouTube Optimization Tips

Last week I had the privilege of speaking, along with Lane Shackleton of YouTube, at the Dallas Fort Worth Search Marketing Association. The topic was YouTube – why YouTube, and how to market YouTube videos, optimize YouTube videos, and advertise video content on YouTube so …

Kaltura’s New Exchange Lets Developers Strut Their Stuff

ReelSEO’s Grant Crowell interviews Kaltura CEO Ron Yekutiel at the National Association of Broadcasters conference in Las Vegas, to share about their new Exchange program connecting online video application providers to publishers.

11 Predictions for The Online Video Industry In 2010

Everyone is giving their predictions for the Internet marketing and online video space in 2010 and I thought I'd better jump on the bandwagon with my 2 cents…  Granted, I certainly have some more insightful predictions that I could provide but I figured it's New …

EveryZing Moves To RAMP Focus On Content Optimization

Yesterday, EveryZing, a company that we have profiled in the past, has re-branded themselves as RAMP.com. They made a name for themselves by helping companies optimize their video content for search discovery through speech to text recognition technology and they are now moving beyond video

Search Engines Are Just Waiting for Your Video Content

Today I wanted to share an interview with media agency executive Robert Davis, Interactive Marketing Director/Leader of Interactive Video for Ogilvy Interactive.  Robert tells Andy Plesser of Beet.tv that they have seen a tremendous rise in traffic to video content coming from search engines, especially over the …

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