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Tips and Best Practices to Optimize Your Video Advertising Campaign [Video]

Tips and Best Practices to Optimize Your Video Advertising Campaign [Video]

Our next-to-last panel at the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit was “Best Practices to Optimize the Video Advertising Opportunity,” and we had experts from TubeMogul, Google, Essence, and Mediasmith telling us all about the best practices when it comes to advertising in online video.

How DoubleTree by Hilton Turned to Video to Engage Travelers

How DoubleTree by Hilton Turned to Video to Engage Travelers

There’s an interesting article on Google Insights about how the Doubletree by Hilton hotel chain began to use video to start driving engagement in their brand. They went with a user-generated content model that serves to create a fun travel experience around their hotels.

Just the Facts, Ma’am, About MixBit, Instagram and Vine

Just the Facts, Ma’am, About MixBit, Instagram and Vine

Some short and sweet facts about the extremely short-form video applications Vine, Instagram, and Mixbit. Who uses these apps, and what kind of content is thriving under these limitations? In all honesty, it’s going to take awhile to figure out the “clear winner” of the three.

How to Steal, And Benefit From, Video Strategies in 4 Industries

How to Steal, And Benefit From, Video Strategies in 4 Industries

Here are some strategies from four unique industries using video in a way that may not be the flashiest way possible, but they provide value in that they educate, and sell though showing expert knowledge in a category.

YouTube Experimenting with ‘No Ads’ Cookie…For Fun?

YouTube Experimenting with No Ads Cookie...For Fun?

YouTube is experimenting with a cookie that removes ads from the site. Who knows their real intentions here, but they’re likely testing the user experience in some way. Eagle-eyed cookie monsters are implementing the code into their browsers while it lasts.

Are You Ready for Some Football (and/or Soccer) Videos?

Are You Ready for Some Football (and/or Soccer) Videos?

A look at football, the English way, and football the American way….and how videos kicking off their new seasons are trying to appeal to audiences. The two videos in question: An American Coach in London with Jason Sudeikis and Football on Your Phone with the Mannings.

The Top Video Marketing Mistakes (and Solutions)

The Top Video Marketing Mistakes (and Solutions)

As web video grows more popular and the tools for creating and uploading it become more accessible, plenty of professionals want in on the action—but they don’t always know the best way to do it. See the most common mistakes the budding video marketer can make, and how to avoid making them.

Marketers Should Use TrueView Ads on YouTube [Creator's Tip #103]

Marketers Should Use TrueView Ads on YouTube [Creators Tip #103]

Here’s exactly why you should be using TrueView ads when you set up a YouTube marketing campaign, as illustrated by Greg Jarboe in this week’s Creator’s Tip. Jarboe has seen why these ads are incredibly powerful in today’s YouTube advertising.

Winning Video Entries from the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit

Winning Video Entries from the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit

During the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit, we teamed with Spot Trender to create a contest for best videos in categories such as B2C, B2B, and PSA. Spot Trender used a reaction graph to select the winners. Would you like to see who won? Read on.

Dove and Samsung Rule YouTube’s Top Ads for July 2013

Dove and Samsung Rule YouTubes Top Ads for July 2013

This is the list of top-viewed YouTube ads for July. As should be no surprise, many of these ads have a ton of paid views. That doesn’t mean these ads are bad, but some are not so extraordinary to get so many views. Anyway, here’s what topped the charts on YouTube in July.

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