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Goodbye Yahoo Video Uploads – Yahoo Shifts Away From User-Generated Video Content

Goodbye Yahoo Video Uploads   Yahoo Shifts Away From User Generated Video Content

Techcrunch is reporting that Yahoo Video is making some major changes in the wake of the company"s layoffs this week.  Specifically, they seem to be doing away with user-generated content altogether.  The upload utility is gone, and users are seeing a special message at the …

Google Releases Annual Zeitgeist Report, An In-Depth Look At The 2010 Year In Search

Google Releases Annual Zeitgeist Report, An In Depth Look At The 2010 Year In Search

Last week we took a look at what some search engines were saying about the most popular queries of 2010.  All the major search engines typically release a recap of the year's most popular keywords and search phrases, and Yahoo, Bing, & AOL did so …

What Video Marketers Can Learn From Annual Lists of Top-Searched Keyword Terms

What Video Marketers Can Learn From Annual Lists of Top Searched Keyword Terms

For many years in a row, the top search query was Britney Spears.  When sharing this fact with clients and during seminars, I often joke that one would think we've learned everything there is to know about Miss Spears by now.  And it seems as …

44 Percent of comScore Top 50 Web Properties Have Major Video Presence

44 Percent of comScore Top 50 Web Properties Have Major Video Presence

So I got the comScore Media Metrix, which is the top fifty web properties in the US and I thought, "Gee, it could be cool to see just how many of them are video focused." So I went to work, and here are the results …

ComScore October 2010 Search Engine Rankings – Google Maintains Lead, Duh

ComScore October 2010 Search Engine Rankings   Google Maintains Lead, Duh

Since we talk about SEO, I figured we should talk about the search engines so you know where to focus (Google) and where you can sort of skip (AOL). Now, I find it odd that this report from comScore is five times longer than the …

Yahoo's New Keyword Research & Comparison Tool, Clues, Is Google Trends With A Kick

Yahoo's New Keyword Research & Comparison Tool, Clues, Is Google Trends With A Kick

If you care at all about having your content ranked well on search engines, then you're probably familiar with the concept of keyword research.  At least, I hope you are.  No matter what our egos tell us, it's nearly impossible to accurately optimize a webpage …

October 2010 US Online Video Rankings, Hulu Tops 1 Billion Video Ads

October 2010 US Online Video Rankings, Hulu Tops 1 Billion Video Ads

comScore has once again let loose with the who's who in online video otherwise known as its monthly Video Metrix. The gist is that 175 million U.S. Internet users watched online video content in October for an average of 15.1 hours per viewer. The total …

comScore September 2010 Video Metrix – Less Viewers, More Minutes Per

Yes boys and girls, it's that time again. The comScore top ten lists for online video properties are in. The thrills! The Spills! The shake ups, shake downs and everything all around. Let's get on with the show!

Yahoo Releases Major Changes To Search Interface

Yahoo Releases Major Changes To Search Interface

Not to be outdone by all the new things Google has been doing with their search interface this year, Yahoo has just released a pretty major update to their own search engine.  And since we're all about getting your videos found on search engines here, …

Giving Users Brand Choice Is Key To Video Ad Success On Short Form

 Giving Users Brand Choice Is Key To Video Ad Success On Short Form

The Pool, a unique research initiative made of people from Publicis Groupe, publishers and advertisers, aimed to identify optimal ad models across emerging media platforms recently put out some new research that says giving consumers the ability to select the ads they see is vital …

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