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In mathematics, statistics, empirical sciences, computer science, or management science, mathematical optimization (alternatively, optimization or mathematical programming) is the selection of a best element (with regard to some criteria) from some set of available alternatives.
In the simplest case, an optimization problem consists of maximizing or minimizing a real function by systematically choosing input values from within an allowed set and computing the value of the function. The ...

Motionbox Pro, Video Platform Review – Simple, Affordable and Simple

Motionbox, which is sort of an odd name though I guess it's motion (moving pictures) in a box (video player) and makes sense, is an online video sharing platform that allows you to upload, edit video and even share both online and offline. Let's take …

LiveClicker Launches Interactive HTML5 Video for E-Commerce

When the HTML5 news rains, it pours. Today we have news that video commerce platform provider Liveclicker has released the industry's first HTML5 player supporting interactive video commerce. The player is already live on Onlineshoes.tv for Chrome, Safari, and iPhone users, and is expected to …

2010 Video Marketing Quiz – Can You Guess Which Videos Performed Best?

Last year, EyeView launched a fun interactive quiz based on A/B testing data that was designed to test your video marketing instincts.  This year, they are at it again with a new quiz that will get you to think about how simple variations within implementation of website …

Will John McCain’s Surge Into Online Video Result In Victory?

ReelSEO’s Grant Crowell reviews Senator John McCain’s new user-generated video strategy on his website – the “video supporter wall” – being touted by his campaign as a key feature to winning re-election in the contested and heated Arizona Senate race. What lessons have been learned since their 2008 online video trouncing from team Obama?

Harnessing Off-Site Videos To Increase E-Commerce Visibility

Videos' impact on search rankings has been discussed here rather extensively in the past.  A few months ago we interviewed Search Engine Marketing and Optimization veteran Bruce Clay who helps clarify the importance of on-site videos for search rankings.

How Sorenson Media Supports McCain’s New Video Campaign

ReelSEO’s Grant Crowell interview the company behind Senator John McCain’s new online video program – Sorenson Media’s CEO and CTO Peter Csathy and Mike Flanders.

Reel Video SEO Strategies and Video SEO Best Practices Webinar

Reel Video SEO Strategies and Video SEO Best Practices Webinar

Last week, I participated in a webinar (produced by Ooyala) all about Video SEO titled, "Reel" Video SEO Strategies & Best Practices." I promised both those who attended as well as those who were unable to attend that I would provide my slides from the …

“Reel” Video SEO Strategies and Best Practices – Free Webinar

As you all know, having videos that rank well within search engines is pretty cool and currently, at least with regard to the worlds largest search engine (Google), it is far easier to obtain a first page ranking with video thanks to Universal search.

Where Oh Where Have The Ad Dollars Gone?

Online advertising in the US will decline for the first time in nearly a decade. Now, don't panic, it's just a minor setback as it's expected to make a speedy recovery next year to full health and continue tackling the big dogs of traditional print, …

Video Search Engine Optimization Tips From Truveo

Here's another one of our interviews from the Streaming Media West 2009 show.  In this interview, I spoke with Dr. Pete Kocks, President of Truveo and VP at AOL Video.  I asked Pete if he could provide some tips for our audience with regard to …

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