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Vimeo
is a video-sharing site (owned by Connected Ventures) which launched in
November 2004. The site supports embedding and video downloads, and
allows user-commenting on each video page.

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Viral Video Lessons Round Up: Spoilers, Ham, and Passionate Speeches

Viral Video Lessons Round Up: Spoilers, Ham, and Passionate Speeches

Every Friday I like to use this column to share some of the best recent viral video hits.  With each example, we take a shot at breaking it down to try and figure out what made it so popular.  While viral success is an enigma—and …

Vimeo SEO: How To Get Embedded Vimeo Videos Into Google

Vimeo SEO: How To Get Embedded Vimeo Videos Into Google

As I mentioned previously, Google is pushing hard to let people know that video sitemaps are the way to go when looking to get video into Google's search results.  And I am happy to report to you that video sitemaps DO work for Vimeo videos.

Crowdsourced Fan Film, Star Wars Uncut, Is Finished… and It’s Awesome

Crowdsourced Fan Film, Star Wars Uncut, Is Finished... and Its Awesome

I've been interested in the Star Wars: Uncut project ever since I heard about it last October.  The premise:  let fans pick their favorite 15-second scenes from the original Star Wars: A New Hope movie and re-film it—fan film style—and then stitch together everyone's scenes …

Viral Video Lessons Round Up: Hip Weddings, Stop Motion Jeans, and Soccer Celebrations

Viral Video Lessons Round Up: Hip Weddings, Stop Motion Jeans, and Soccer Celebrations

It's Friday, and that means it's time for another Viral Video Marketing Round Up. This week we saw some truly exceptional viral stories, and I'm looking forward to discussing them and breaking down what helped them get so popular. Without further ado, let's begin:

Vimeo Announces Creative Commons Licensing – But Are Users’ Hands Tied?

Video hosting platform Vimeo yesterday announced on its blog its support for Creative Commons licensing, providing its members a more precise control over where and how others can use their own videos. But restrictions persist with how members can feature other rights-owners videos and other original works on Vimeo, even if they have the same clearances that Creative Commons provides.

Viral Video Lessons Round Up – Yoda, Street Art and Wheat Thins

This weekly Viral Video Round Up series is intended to accomplish a few different tasks:  point out viral successes, reverse engineer them to ascertain what elements helped push them over the top, and have a little fun.  I feel very confident that this week's edition …

Viral Video Round Up – Humble Stars, At-Ats, and Rapping Monkeys

Welcome back to our weekly Viral Video Round Up series, where I pick some of my favorite viral videos from the past week or so and attempt to figure out what it is that made them so popular.  The hope is that we can, as …

Kaltura Helps To Spread The Word About HTML5

Hot hot hot on the heels of the IE9 HTML 5/H.264 news is an announcement from Kaltura that they're teaming up with some others to start some new open video initiatives, specifically in regards to HTML 5

My Theora On H(TML5).264 Support

My Theora On H(TML5).264 Support

Microsoft showed off what some are calling the killer app (a lame term really), Internet Explorer 9. It's got HTML 5 support (to what extent remains to be seen) and MP3, MP4 and H.264 support built in. That could be enough to push the industry …

The Rules of Online Video Marketing and PR

The Rules of Online Video Marketing and PR

I recently did a Skype Video interviewed with author David Meerman Scott on the 2nd release of his popular book, The New Rules of Marketing and PR, which has won praise in The New York Times and Computerworld reviews, been on the BusinessWeek bestseller list, …

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