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The Feedroom Interview – Video Search Optimization

http://www.reelseo.com/feedroom-interview-video-seo/ In the interview with the Feedroom, Daniel talks about how critical it is to focus on video search optimization for online video content and Daniel discusses how The Feedroom has video search optimization (video SEO) features built into its offering for clients to have maximum discoverability and visibility of their online video content.

Motionbox Offers HD Video Options

Just like we said in our predictions for online video in 2008, sites are focusing on offering up HD video and overall better video quality.  We just saw Youtube update thier video quality along with other video sharing sites like Vimeo. Video-sharing and storage service …

Yahoo Video Improves Video Quality – 700kpbs

According to Yahoo, they are now transcoding videos from user uploads to 700kpbs.  Previously they were transcoding at only 300kpbs.  This comes shortly after Youtube started offering higher quality and other video sharing sites like Dailymotion announced support for HD video.  Again, this was one …

Live Mobile Video Streaming Meets Local GPS Mapping

In our online video predictions for 2008, we touch briefly on the fast growing convergence between online video and local search. In the past year or so, several announcements were made with respect to local – meets – online multimedia: Several internet yellow page sites …

Amazon Unbox Survey Hints At High-Definition Rentals

Amazon's Unbox service might finally get some High-Definition video action. The screencap below is from a survey sent out to their customer panel.  If you notice, it mentions $4.99 as the proposed rental price; this is the same price that itunes charges.  I think it …

Research – Convergence of Online Video + TV

One of our predictions for online video in 2008 discussed briefly the convergence that will likely begin to happen between online video and television. We have already seen several announcements from companies working on such solutions, from Comcast to netflix. Today, a new research report …

Detailed Overview of Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)

Today, I found a wonderful post from Royal Pingdom that covers in detail Content Delivery Networks, their services, challenges, outlook and perspective, future predictions, etc… If you have ever wanted to know more about CDNs or wondered what needs they service, this is the article …

IFC To Launch Web-Only Video Series Episodes

Again, our predictions for online video in 2008 included a prediction that we would begin to see more and more shows launched exclusively online . Here is the first announcement that follows that prediction: IFC will launch its first Web-only short-form video series, called "Lunchbox," …

Netflix Plugin for Windows Media Center

As one of our predictions for online video in 2008, we touched upon bridging the gap between computers and the livingroom as far as online video is concerned. And, we have already seen companies announcing new devices to support VOD (video on demand) and IPTV …

Online Video Advertising Outlook, Are Overlays The Standard?

There IS a problem with pre-roll advertising. Online video advertising is still a fresh frontier in the overall monetization of Web 2.0. It may be too early to say what the online video standard format will be, but many companies are banking on overlay ads …

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