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5 Online Video Marketing Lessons - The Reel Web Creator Tip #28

5 Online Video Marketing Lessons   The Reel Web Creator Tip #28

This week for our Creator's Tip video we take a look at an example of someone else's video marketing efforts and critique it a bit. We look at some lessons we can learn from it, things to replicate in our own video marketing initiatives, and ...

Schema Markup For Video: An Overview Of Schema.org VideoObject

Schema Markup For Video: An Overview Of Schema.org VideoObject

Yesterday, Google officially announced support for schema.org video markup. What does this mean?  Well, it's good news for publishers and it may eventually make video indexing issues, a thing of the past. In this post, I'm going to explain why this is important and exciting for video publishers, ...

How To Create Custom YouTube Thumbnail Images For Non-Partners - Creator Tip #27

How To Create Custom YouTube Thumbnail Images For Non Partners   Creator Tip #27

The ability to upload a custom thumbnail image for your videos is a feature limited only to YouTube Partners. However, this little YouTube hack will show you how you can get your own custom thumbnail for your video even if you are not a partner. ...

The Dramatic Impact Of Social Video Recommendations On Brand Metrics - Unruly & Decipher Research

The Dramatic Impact Of Social Video Recommendations On Brand Metrics   Unruly & Decipher Research

According to new research commissioned by Unruly Media, viewers are far more likely to recall a brand name and engage with an ad's message if a branded video has been recommended to them by a peer. The survey, conducted by Decipher Research to measure the ...

How To Make Online Video Work For Your Business

How To Make Online Video Work For Your Business

It's a digital world. From the web, to TV, to mobile phones, the digital age is here to stay, and businesses are increasingly realising its potential to reach not just a wider audience, but any audience at all. With research showing that over 90% of us ...

The Social Video Blueprint: A Marketer's Guide To Social Video Success (Free E-Book)

The Social Video Blueprint: A Marketers Guide To Social Video Success (Free E Book)

A few months ago we brought you a 9-part series on social video marketing called The Social Video Blueprint. It was intended to serve as an outline of sorts, for companies and brands (and individualcreators) seeking to ignite their video marketing with a social kick. ...

5 Social Video Marketing Tips with Socialnomics' Digital Leader: Erik Qualman

5 Social Video Marketing Tips with Socialnomics Digital Leader: Erik Qualman

I video-interviewed Erik Qualman at the Chicago House of Blues for the launch of his new book, "Digital Leader: 5 Simple Steps to Success and Influence".  I asked him about his take on "social" and "viral" video and asked him to give us some tips for ...

The Absolute Worst Business Videos Of 2011 - The Sucky Video Award Winners

The Absolute Worst Business Videos Of 2011   The Sucky Video Award Winners

In the spirit of good-natured ribbing and constructive criticism, we asked you to help us find the very worst business videos of 2011 for our first-ever Sucky Video Awards (The Suckies). And you responded with some fantastic examples of video marketing gone wrong. Our panel ...

How To Make Interactive Videos With YouTube Annotations - [Creator Tip #21]

How To Make Interactive Videos With YouTube Annotations   [Creator Tip #21]

This week we answer a viewer's question about how to make your videos interactive with pop-up videos, subscription links, clickable videos and such. First, create your video with whatever text, image, or video clip you want to be clickable in your video. Then, after it's ...

5 Tips For Optimizing Videos For Mobile Viewers - Reel Video Producer Tips #20

5 Tips For Optimizing Videos For Mobile Viewers   Reel Video Producer Tips #20

With more and more people viewing videos on their mobile devices, it's becoming more and more important for video producers to ensure that their content is optimized for mobile viewing. Not just in how the videos are formatted, the bitrate it uses, or the video ...