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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.

The Top 10 Most Creative and Compelling Video Ads Online

The Top 10 Most Creative and Compelling Video Ads Online

Back in January, TED founder Chris Anderson announced a new initiative called Ads Worth Spreading. The concept of Ads Worth Spreading was to find the best video ads around--ads that are compelling, creative, outside-the-box, and that most represent what the future of advertising might be. ...

YouTube Marketing Strategies, Tactics, and Tools for Success: SMX West

YouTube Marketing Strategies, Tactics, and Tools for Success: SMX West

Over the past year, YouTube has dialed up
its efforts to help marketers with new features, tutorials, "howcasts," and other useful goodies. Jeff Martin, TouchStorm's Director of Search Marketing, joined the panel at SMX West 2011 for the session, "YouTube Tools & Techniques for Success." Jeff shared ...

How Effective Are Your Video Marketing & Video SEO Efforts? Measure Your Online Video Grade

How Effective Are Your Video Marketing & Video SEO Efforts? Measure Your Online Video Grade

Video has quickly become the most in-demand content variety on the web, which has businesses, individuals, marketers, and consultants scrambling embracing video in a major way. They're starting YouTube channels, embedding clips on blogs and corporate websites, and even sharing video links on Twitter and ...

Dear Google... I Love You BUT, You Could Do A Better Job With Video Search

Dear Google... I Love You BUT, You Could Do A Better Job With Video Search

Dear Google... I've had a crush on you since our very first encounter in 1998.  You mesmerized me with your quick and efficient search results.  It almost seemed like you were telepathic.  I would never have to go beyond the first page of search results ...

20 Ways An Internet Marketing Agency Can Use Website Video

20 Ways An Internet Marketing Agency Can Use Website Video

Internet marketing agencies hold a serious advantage over most other businesses when it comes to harnessing video on their Website. Here are 20 different ways any Internet marketing agency can use video on their website, plus some tips on just how to do it with ...

The Definitive Video SEO Guide: SEO Tips & Tutorials for Video

The Definitive Video SEO Guide: SEO Tips & Tutorials for Video

The following is an index of our more popular video search engine optimization (Video SEO, VSEO, video search optimization - whatever you want to call it) tips, tutorials, guidelines, presentations, and articles about everything from distribution techniques for VSEO; to MRSS feeds and XML sitemaps ...

Why a Professional Web Site Video Experience is Crucial for Business Marketing

Why a Professional Web Site Video Experience is Crucial for Business Marketing

After you spent the time and money on producing quality video for your Website, you need to also consider what's the best way to have that video have the best presentation and user experience possible? In this post I outline those companies and business models ...

Social Video Optimization Vs. Video Search Optimization: Which is Better?

Social Video Optimization Vs. Video Search Optimization: Which is Better?

With the heavy convergence of video in both search results and social media, do we now need to distinguish business strategies for optimizing video for search engines versus social media channels? Is social video optimizing just about placing videos for YouTube and social networking sites ...

Exclusive Interview With The Creators of The Shaving Helmet Hoax Video

Exclusive Interview With The Creators of The Shaving Helmet Hoax Video

I've been talking about the now-famous head-shaving helmet video for a few weeks now. First I featured it in one of my weekly round-ups of the latest and greatest viral success stories. A few days later, CNN revealed the video as a hoax and spoke ...

"Almost" Only Counts in Horseshoes, Hand Grenades... and Web Video Marketing

Almost Only Counts in Horseshoes, Hand Grenades... and Web Video Marketing

The great thing about video, viral and social media marketing is that the brand message doesn't always have to hit the end consumer directly, from the start. Each and every view doesn't have to come from likely buyers or the end consumers, as long as ...

What Makes for Social Video and Do Creative Agencies Get It?

What Makes for Social Video and Do Creative Agencies Get It?

What do companies mean exactly when they say they do "social video?" Is it just about creating a video that's creative and entertaining, and placing your video on social networks? Or do you need to be doing a lot more? I explore some of the ...

The 2010 Online Video Report Card - Consumption Grows Across The Board

The 2010 Online Video Report Card   Consumption Grows Across The Board

comScore compiled 2010 into a new report called The 2010 U.S. Digital Year in review. In the report, as you might guess, they take a look at the U.S. Digital Media Industry. How did the year fare? ComScore says it was a year of, "renewed ...

Open Letter to Broadcast Dinosaurs Bent on Self-Destruction

Open Letter to Broadcast Dinosaurs Bent on Self Destruction

There are all sorts of cool new ways to watch what you want, when you want and where you want, in regards to video entertainment. No matter if it's on your mobile, a tablet or your Super-sized TV screen at home. If it's online, it's ...

What Video Production Pros Need To Know About Marketing

What Video Production Pros Need To Know About Marketing

In my previous article, I covered why video production pros today are becoming online marketers. This time I cover the key elements of online video marketing that all video production pros should know about, and how they can use that to their advantage to stay ...

Do Video Production Professionals Now Need To Know Social Video Marketing?

Do Video Production Professionals Now Need To Know Social Video Marketing?

I interviewed several video production pros and friends of ReelSEO: How important is social media for your business? Do you need to know and do it for your own marketing purposes, or your clients'? Learn what social media marketing activities they're doing with their own ...