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While we always strive to write thoughtful, objective, and useful articles, from time to time there is specific content on ReelSEO that we like place in this featured section. These hand picked articles are meant to feature information beyond the typical news item and are ones that we pride ourselves on. Whether just because we spent a ton of time researching and creating them, or whether its just because we like them, we hope you do as well.

Video Marketing Advice For Retailers: Product Videos Alone Aren't Enough Anymore

Video Marketing Advice For Retailers: Product Videos Alone Arent Enough Anymore

Mark Robertson, Founder and CEO of the The Online Video Marketer's Guide, ReelSEO.com, recently presented the session, Welcome to the 'REEL' Web: Why Video Marketing has Evolved Beyond SEO, at Liveclicker's 2011 Video Commerce Summit.  While he was at the summit, the online video guru sat down with ...

Engaging The Community Around Your Videos - Reel Video Producer Tips #5

Engaging The Community Around Your Videos   Reel Video Producer Tips #5

In this week's Producer Tip we talk about capturing good audio for your videos, but we also talk about engaging with viewers in the comments section of your videos. Even if you get so many comments that it's impractical for respond to them all, at ...

How To Convert 2D Videos Into 3D on YouTube - The Reel Web #6

How To Convert 2D Videos Into 3D on YouTube   The Reel Web #6

Welcome to this week's episode of The Reel Web, ReelSEO's very own web series featuring the latest news stories, opinions, announcements, and insight from the world of online video. This week's stories include new YouTube features like how to convert your 2D videos into 3D ...

YouTube Scheduled Channels - Encouraging Partners To Develop Scheduled Content

YouTube Scheduled Channels   Encouraging Partners To Develop Scheduled Content

YouTube is about to look a lot more like traditional television. According to the Wall Street Journal, YouTube is hard at work on developing a group of scheduled channels. With top-quality content that adheres to a regular publishing schedule, YouTube hopes to grab larger chunks ...

Using Cross-Promotions & YouTube Video Collaborations to Increase Viewers: The YouTube Creator Playbook

Using Cross Promotions & YouTube Video Collaborations to Increase Viewers: The YouTube Creator Playbook

A prevalent theme of the YouTube Creator Playbook touches on the social aspect of the site.  In previous sections, the playbook says that you need to encourage people to like, favorite, and comment on your videos in addition to using Facebook, Twitter, and other blogs ...

How to Increase YouTube Video Views Through Tent-Pole Events: The YouTube Creator Playbook

How to Increase YouTube Video Views Through Tent Pole Events: The YouTube Creator Playbook

The calendar is filled with a number of special events that get people excited: Halloween, Christmas, the Super Bowl, and those aren't nearly the only ones.  When it comes to online video, releasing content that capitalizes on the buzz surrounding those events can also mean ...

Video SEO Tips For YouTube: Reel Video Producer Tips #4

Video SEO Tips For YouTube: Reel Video Producer Tips #4

The YouTube Creator Playbook is a goldmine for anyone looking to improve their video marketing efforts. It's jam-packed with tips, suggestions, and actionable advice on virtually every aspect of using YouTube. For this week's video producer tip from The Reel Web, we look at some ...

Google Plus Open To Everyone, Adds Killer Video Features To Hangouts

Google Plus Open To Everyone, Adds Killer Video Features To Hangouts

Google Plus, the social networking service that has long been in a restricted field test, is now officially in beta. That's right, folks, you can stop leaving comments on this post asking people to invite you and just head on over and sign up yourself ...

5 Video SEO Tips to Help Elizabeth Warren Beat Scott Brown

5 Video SEO Tips to Help Elizabeth Warren Beat Scott Brown

I liked Grant Crowell's article, "5 Reasons the Latest Michele Bachmann Political YouTube Video Sucks!”  And I want to get on the bandwagon by providing five video SEO tips to help consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren beat US Senator Scott Brown in Massachusetts next year.

The Importance Of Publishing Video Frequently & Regularly - YouTube Creator Playbook

The Importance Of Publishing Video Frequently & Regularly   YouTube Creator Playbook

Your first video hits YouTube and you get lucky, and you get quite the audience.  This is fantastic.  People are coming to realize what you thought all along: that you are talented and have a perspective that is unique and entertaining.  You get tons of ...

How To Choose The Correct YouTube Channel Type For Your Video Content

How To Choose The Correct YouTube Channel Type For Your Video Content

So you want to upload videos on YouTube and you're ready to start a channel.  You go to the settings, you give your channel a name, and then there's this thing called Channel Type.  You click on it and there's these six options that come ...

Orcs Must Die: YouTube Annotations & Interactive Video Marketing At Its Best

Orcs Must Die: YouTube Annotations & Interactive Video Marketing At Its Best

As many of you know, I am a gamer. I am proud of that fact because not only is it my hobby, but also my job as I am a video game journalist. But every once in a while something happens in that arena that ...

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 9 - A Social Video Checklist & Conclusions

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 9   A Social Video Checklist & Conclusions

This is our ninth and final installment of the Social Video Blueprint series--which would have appeared last week were it not for a few hiccups. Throughout the last 10 weeks, we've explored social video from all angles, from its very definition to some of the ...

Creating A Call to Action For Your Video - The YouTube Creator Playbook: Part 2

Creating A Call to Action For Your Video   The YouTube Creator Playbook: Part 2

So now, you've got awesome content and you know you'll be able to put out new videos each and every week. You believe you're a web video star in the making, and it's only a matter of time before truckloads of cash just start piling ...

How To Make An Infinite White Background For Your Videos - [Creator's Tip #3]

How To Make An Infinite White Background For Your Videos   [Creators Tip #3]

Every week we aim to provide a producer tip for video producers, a short and simple lesson that we hope you find useful in your own video creation efforts. For this week's producer tip we're going to go behind the scenes of The Reel Web ...