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A web series is a series of episodes released on the Internet or also by mobile or cellular phone, and part of the newly emerging medium called web television. A single instance of a web series program is called an episode or webisode.
While the popularity of web series is continuing to rise, the concept itself isn’t entirely new. Scott Zakarin created the first advertiser supported web series in 1995, The Spot.
The rise in popularity of web series can be seen as a result of...

Web Series Distribution and Kickstarter Campaigns Through The Eyes of a Man Teen

Web Series Distribution and Kickstarter Campaigns Through The Eyes of a Man Teen

While the rate of quality content being produced solely for the web has steadily increased over the past few years, the biggest challenge remains getting discovered and finding an audience. The Man Teen web series went the route of self distribution when it first was ...

New Original Web Series Round Up - New Content to Advertise Against

New Original Web Series Round Up   New Content to Advertise Against

I get a lot of emails about new web series and I've been sitting on them trying to figure out how to spin an article out of them. With online video continuing to soar in terms of advertising and marketing I think that we, here ...

Online Video Weekly News Round Up - The Official Official Edition

Online Video Weekly News Round Up   The Official Official Edition

No typo, I'm simply celebrating the return of the official NFL officials, as dubious as their officiating may be. Clearly they have some rust to knock off their stripes, and maybe some new prescription glasses. Anyway, let's take a peek at what was going on ...

Length, Size, Going to Completion Matter....for Online Video Viewing by Device

Length, Size, Going to Completion Matter....for Online Video Viewing by Device

It's a week of provocative openings for me I guess and no matter what anyone says, length and size do matter... especially in regards to online video. Perverts. Looking back at the Ooyala Q2 2012 Global Video Index, I found some further interesting bits and ...

ZoomTilt Matches up Filmmakers with Sponsors for Branded Original Web Series

ZoomTilt Matches up Filmmakers with Sponsors for Branded Original Web Series

I know, the word branding brings to mind red hot steel and the smell of burning cowhide, but I assure you, the branding of online video is, generally, less painful or gross smelling. This type of branding can help you make that original web series ...

Weekly Online Video News Round Up

Weekly Online Video News Round Up

Another week is rapidly passing us by and once again I've collected all the news that didn't make it into an article here at ReelSEO. It's a diverse array of interesting stats, offerings and ideas.

Weekly Online Video News Roundup - Post Birthday Blues Edition

Weekly Online Video News Roundup   Post Birthday Blues Edition

We weep for the numbers tacked onto our ages this past week. Well, I don't actually. But I know many do. At least it's National left-handed day this week so we can stick it to the righties! On the online video front, the week started ...

Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Birthday Edition!

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Birthday Edition!

Happy Birthday Mark! And, since it's Saturday, Happy Birthday, to me, happy birthday, to me, happy birthday dear Christophor (boom cha) happy birthday to me! Alright, enough tomfoolery, I'm going to eat cake with my coffee, you go catch up on this week in online ...

The Big IPTV Network List: Where to Watch Original Web Series, TV and More

The Big IPTV Network List: Where to Watch Original Web Series, TV and More

I've been doing a lot of online video viewing lately as I cut the cord a handful of months ago (60 hours in July). I started thinking that what I needed to do, aside from shining the spotlight on great shows, was to also shine ...

High Quality Web Series Continue with Hulu's 'The Booth at the End' Season 2 Premiere

High Quality Web Series Continue with Hulus The Booth at the End Season 2 Premiere

Last year, we discussed The Booth at the End, a show that went through some unusual distribution channels and then ended up premiering in the US on Hulu.  The show, created by Christopher Kubasik and starring character actor Xander Berkeley, illustrated that there was room ...

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