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Video in Email Doubles CTR for Ragan Communications [Case Study]

Video in Email Doubles CTR for Ragan Communications [Case Study]

Ragan Communications and Marketing Sherpa recently released a case study that looked at the effectiveness of their video email marketing campaign which had an interesting data point in it, the fact that the video emails had double the clickthrough rate as two other types of …

The Rise of Long Form Video Demands New Advertising Strategies [Report]

The Rise of Long Form Video Demands New Advertising Strategies [Report]

In the Ooyala Q2 Global Video Index, we found out that Length, Size, Going to Completion Matter. Now, it's time to take a look at Q3 and see how things are shaking out. As you can tell from the title, long form online video content …

Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Dead Camera Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Dead Camera Edition

On Monday we were on site for a night of shooting and the brand new, less than a month old, Canon 60D stops working and won't start up. ARGH! A whole day lost. But that doesn't mean you lose out on the weekly news round …

Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Pilot Shoot Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Pilot Shoot Edition

I am so busy my brain is trying to explode out of my head. Still, I am dedicated to the cause and so here's your weekly news round up. While you're reading this I'll be busy shooting the pilot for my web series. Lots of …

How to Diagnose and Fix (not set) Visits from Flowplayer in Google Analytics

How to Diagnose and Fix (not set) Visits from Flowplayer in Google Analytics

Webmasters using Flowplayer 3.2 or earlier may have woken up to a pleasant surprise in Google Analytics the day after implementation. Visits doubled overnight, but how is that possible? Don’t get too excited because half of those visits are most likely fake visits. Flowplayer 3.2 …

How To Outrank the Competition in YouTube Search [Reel Web #63]

How To Outrank the Competition in YouTube Search [Reel Web #63]

Over the past couple of weeks, there have been a ton of changes at YouTube including a major change to their search algorithm, new annotations functionality, testing of a completely overhauled site design, and a lot of other stuff.  In this week's ReelWeb, we take …

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – The 128,000 Foot Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   The 128,000 Foot Edition

Over the weekend some teams won, some teams lost, some teams finally lived to my expectations. However, that's all sports and we have to get on to talking about the online video news. A big thing this week is Providence Equity Partners selling their 10% …

4 Ways to Evaluate Your Performance Beyond Video Views [Creator's Tip #61]

4 Ways to Evaluate Your Performance Beyond Video Views [Creators Tip #61]

There are a couple of ways that you can gauge how effective and successful your online video content really is.  A lot of people focus on video views for that (we've debated the value in views before), but that may not be the best way …

A Look at How Recommendation Systems Drive Online Video Discovery

A Look at How Recommendation Systems Drive Online Video Discovery

In a recent whitepaper, Ooyala broke down how consumers connect with video and how you can use recommendation engines to help drive that discovery. I thought I would break into the paper a bit just to look a those ways since it's interesting.

YouTube’s Changes Search Algorithm to Rank Videos Based on Time-Watched

YouTubes Changes Search Algorithm to Rank Videos Based on Time Watched

We all knew that YouTube was trying to get people to stay around on the site longer, and they were putting less emphasis on views with all the housecleaning a few months ago.  Several creators cried foul on the new YouTube, which saw their subscriber …

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