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Online Video News Search Study – Is The Business Case Made?

Report released by DoubleClick Performics, “Searching for Online News.” The report consists of survey findings among 500 consumers conducted in mid-May, offering a look into how consumers interact with online video news – more specifically, how they search for it, how they engage with it, and how effectively they find the news video relevant to their search experience.

The key findings of the report – There is a significant use of the Internet for video news viewing, consumers rely heavily on Search to find news online, and video with news search makes for higher engagement levels with consumers.

Grant comments on whether the data helps or hurts the SEO professionals and online marketers looking to make the business case for optimizing news video performance and distribution on the web.

Yahoo Glue Pages – Universal Search for Yahoo

Yahoo India has been testing what it calls, "Glue Pages." These have been compared to Google's Universal Search, because the results bring in a mash-up of results from images, videos, maps, news, sponsored links, and other sources as appropriate. SERP sources can include images, videos …

Google SERPs Video Thumbnails – Not Just Youtube

Google SERPs Video Thumbnails   Not Just Youtube

Well, I am surprised that I have not seen anyone really talk about this much, however, there are quite a few sites other than Youtube which are successfully obtaining video thumbnails in the Google universal search results pages. Furthermore, it seems that there is really …

Flickr Officially Launched Video Sharing Today

Yahoo today announced that its online photo site, Flickr, is now be expanding into the world of online video as well. According to the San Francisco Chronicle today, subscribers to Flickr can now post short videos as well as photographs and other images. With Google's …

Yahoo Partner Video Ads In Search Results

It looks like video in search ads are here to stay. I saw an interesting post on searchengineland.  It looks like Yahoo, like Google, is starting to display video ads in their search results, in particular, for "partner results" which is part of their Yahoo …

Yahoo Video Improves Video Quality – 700kpbs

According to Yahoo, they are now transcoding videos from user uploads to 700kpbs.  Previously they were transcoding at only 300kpbs.  This comes shortly after Youtube started offering higher quality and other video sharing sites like Dailymotion announced support for HD video.  Again, this was one …

Flickr Video Could Be Good for Video SEO

After years of photo sharing success, Flickr has finally decided to announce the debut of video sharing. According to various sources out there, this is to take place some time in April of this year. Could be as early as a few weeks and could …

Yahoo Unveils 2 New Online Video Ad Formats

"The two new formats include one in which an ad that appears either before or after a video contains a cue for the viewer to mouse-over the video window. Doing so displays a message in a semi-transparent overlay on the video ad. The message prompts …

News Corporation + Yahoo = Perfect Combination?

According to various recent news articles across the web, Microsoft may be intent on gaining control of Yahoo through a proxy battle after Yahoo rejected their unsolicited buy-out offer. Apparently, News Corporation wouldn't mind a shot at Yahoo either. News Corp., of course, owns Fox, …

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