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Online Video Springs Back in March, 174M Viewers Watch 889 Minutes on Average

Online Video Springs Back in March, 174M Viewers Watch 889 Minutes on Average

After the February fizzle in online video, March has seen the industry spring back to life with 174 million Americans raining down upon online video sites and viewing sessions blossoming to 5.7B while average viewing time saw a growth spurt to 889.1 minutes. Ahhh…spring is …

Innovid Puts Social Network Interactivity in Pre-Roll Video Ads

Innovid Puts Social Network Interactivity in Pre Roll Video Ads

Innovid earlier this week announced their new interactive pre-roll video ads called, iRoll. That name makes me want to roll my i's. But hey, I suppose it's more an i for interactive than hitching on the trend of calling everything iSomething, at least I hope …

YouTube Profitability Watch Update – 2011 to Top $2.25B?

YouTube Profitability Watch Update   2011 to Top $2.25B?

Citi Analyst Mark Mahaney is again doing some prognosticating about the profitability of YouTube according to a new report he's due to put out today. Back in January when he did this I posted a reply that I think YouTube would hit $2B this year …

Canada Tops US in Average Time Spent with Online Video

Canada Tops US in Average Time Spent with Online Video

comScore put out their 2010 Canada Digital Year in Review report last week and I quickly rifled through the first 30 pages to get to the good stuff, video usage! It turns out that Canadians really dig online video. I wonder if there's a video …

3 Tips to Increase Video Views with Video Recommendations

3 Tips to Increase Video Views with Video Recommendations

If you're a brand, publisher or content provider producing videos for the Web, you want people to find and watch your videos. What are some new ways that can help you make certain that your videos are more easily discovered, played and viewed?  One way …

Video Ad Engagement Metrics Are Changing & Consumer Choice Is A Factor

Video Ad Engagement Metrics Are Changing & Consumer Choice Is A Factor

There's a new report out from eMarketer called "7 Trends for Video Advertising Engagement." It's a 23-page affair examining the ins and outs of video marketing engagement—how to engage viewers, how to measure engagement levels, and much more. It's exhaustive on the topic of online …

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 …

Exclusive Interview With The Creators of The Shaving Helmet Hoax Video

Exclusive Interview With The Creators of The Shaving Helmet Hoax Video

I've been talking about the now-famous head-shaving helmet video for a few weeks now. First I featured it in one of my weekly round-ups of the latest and greatest viral success stories. A few days later, CNN revealed the video as a hoax and spoke …

“Almost” Only Counts in Horseshoes, Hand Grenades… and Web Video Marketing

Almost Only Counts in Horseshoes, Hand Grenades... and Web Video Marketing

The great thing about video, viral and social media marketing is that the brand message doesn't always have to hit the end consumer directly, from the start. Each and every view doesn't have to come from likely buyers or the end consumers, as long as …

Professional Web Video Consumption Up Almost 50% In 2010 Says Accustream

Professional Web Video Consumption Up Almost 50% In 2010 Says Accustream

Accustream just recently published, Pro Online Video 1999 – 2014: Consumption and Category Share Analytics. I'm guessing that they're doing an extrapolation to the future based on trends that were ongoing so far in the industry. In their report they state "Professional video produced, published …

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