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PBS Picks RAMP for Expanded Video and Content Navigation

PBS Picks RAMP for Expanded Video and Content Navigation

PBS, the Public Broadcasting Service, just chose RAMP as its service of choice for video navigation and search. I hope RAMP gave them a good deal since public broadcasting is likely to lose much of its Federal Funding if certain members of the US Government ...

Entertainment Weekly Teams Up With YouTube To Power Video-Based Fall TV Preview

Entertainment Weekly Teams Up With YouTube To Power Video Based Fall TV Preview

I used to subscribe to Entertainment Weekly for many years, and the Fall TV Preview is, without a doubt, one of the best issues of the calendar year.  The magazine breaks down all the new and returning shows from the networks and major cable stations, ...

YouTube and Ridley Scott's Life In A Day Project Releases Raw Submission Footage

YouTube and Ridley Scotts Life In A Day Project Releases Raw Submission Footage

I've been following the Life in a Day project for some time now, because it's incredibly fascinating to me.  The project—a joint venture between YouTube and Hollywood producer Ridley Scott—asked YouTube users to film upload footage of themselves going about their normal daily routine, and ...

Does Uploading Videos To YouTube Cannibalize Website Video SEO?

Does Uploading Videos To YouTube Cannibalize Website Video SEO?

To YouTube or NOT to YouTube, that is the question for e-retailers pushing e-commerce product videos. Is posting product videos on YouTube complimentary or counter-productive to e-commerce business goals? ReelSEO's Mark Robertson shares his thoughts about the "YouTube cannibalization theory," and offers some valuable tips ...

YouTube Overhauls User Interface for Browsing Videos

YouTube Overhauls User Interface for Browsing Videos

YouTube has rather quietly rolled out a new interface/design to the Browse section of the site, and it's a pretty big improvement in my mind—but I've been known to complain about Browse before. 

YouTube Testing New Video Player, AJAX Editing and Suggestions?

YouTube Testing New Video Player, AJAX Editing and Suggestions?

One of the ways that major websites test possible new layouts and features is through random select live testing--where only a handful of users are shown the new look while the rest of the public sees the familiar one.  And I think that may be ...

Google's Official Reference Guide for Video Sitemaps

Googles Official Reference Guide for Video Sitemaps

Last month, I interviewed Matt Cutts, Principal Engineer at Google, on the subject of Google Video Sitemaps.  Matt told us that Google was starting to take a much closer look at video sitemaps and he advised that all video publishers begin to explore video sitemaps.  Today, ...

Quick Tip: How To Get YouTube Thumbnail Images

Quick Tip: How To Get YouTube Thumbnail Images

The other day, when I was editing the weekly viral video roundup post, it occurred to me that it would be nice to display a thumbnail image for the post, taken from one of the videos in his review.  I thought I'd write a short post to show you ...

Optimizing Video Thumbnails for Google Universal Search

Optimizing Video Thumbnails for Google Universal Search

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell shows how to optimize image thumbnails for your video content, as they appear in Google's blended search results.

YouTube Non-Profits Get Cool New Features

Those lucky dogs, first no taxes, now new features at YouTube what's next? Free candy and beer on Sundays?

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