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A Simple & Effective Video Marketing Strategy - Reel Video Producer Tips #12

A Simple & Effective Video Marketing Strategy   Reel Video Producer Tips #12

This week we feature a Producer Tip from another one of you all, the viewers and readers of ReelSEO.com! Dan Safkow recently won a video contest through ReelSEO.com sharing his tip for video creators. He uses an acronym and an example of what a simple ...

Connect With Your Audience's Needs And Fears - Reel Video Producer Tips #11

Connect With Your Audiences Needs And Fears   Reel Video Producer Tips #11

This week we feature a Producer Tip from one of you all, the viewers and readers of ReelSEO.com! Steven Washer recently won a video contest through ReelSEO.com sharing his tip for video creators about why it's important for video creators to connect with their audience's ...

How To Use Video Marketing To Engage Website Visitors - Reel Video Producer Tips #10

How To Use Video Marketing To Engage Website Visitors   Reel Video Producer Tips #10

For last week's Producer Tip, we looked at how to use online video to drive traffic to your website. If you haven't seen that video yet, it is somewhat of a precursor to this video, so watch it here first. Once you've watched that video, this ...

Best Video Marketing Tip Winners: Knowing Customer Pain & Having A Good Call To Action

Best Video Marketing Tip Winners: Knowing Customer Pain & Having A Good Call To Action

About a week ago, we announced a ReelSEO video marketing tips contest, with two winners gaining free entry into this year's Blogworld conference in L.A. And while we were surprised we didn't see a few more entries, we were nonetheless impressed with the video marketing ...

How To Optimize YouTube Thumbnails To Attract Viewers - The YouTube Creator Playbook

How To Optimize YouTube Thumbnails To Attract Viewers   The YouTube Creator Playbook

Now it's time to get into the mind of a movie poster designer and create images for your video that are appealing to increase the chances of someone clicking on it.  Usually, you're going to watch the video and find that compelling image that sums ...

How To Drive Traffic To Your Website From YouTube Marketing - Reel Video Producer Tips #9

How To Drive Traffic To Your Website From YouTube Marketing   Reel Video Producer Tips #9

If you're a small business, a large business, or just a guy with a blog, using online video can be an effective way to drive traffic to your website from YouTube. In this week's Producer Tip episode, I share 4 ways video producers can use ...

The Role Of Metadata In Video SEO, Part 2: The YouTube Creator Playbook

The Role Of Metadata In Video SEO, Part 2: The YouTube Creator Playbook

In Part 1 of our coverage of the YouTube Creator Playbook's metadata section, we discussed the general overview of how titles, tags, and descriptions help people find your video through YouTube's search engine.  We also talked about how good metadata isn't the main way people ...

How To Use Royalty Free Music Professionally On YouTube

How To Use Royalty Free Music Professionally On YouTube

Proper use of music and sound can make or break your video or film production. However, for those who use YouTube in a professional way, using the right type of music in your productions can make all the difference between a happy and a grumpy ...

YouTube's Own Marketing Advice For Retailers: Create Content, Not Commercials

YouTubes Own Marketing Advice For Retailers: Create Content, Not Commercials

Online video is massive in its reach and scale with 6.9 billion videos viewed monthly in the U.S. in July and August of this year, and it's quickly growing into a major component of what people do online or how they consume information and entertainment. ...

How To Use YouTube Annotations To Increase Engagement - Reel Video Producer Tips #8

How To Use YouTube Annotations To Increase Engagement   Reel Video Producer Tips #8

YouTube Annotations are an important tool for any online video producer on YouTube, but many people either don't know how to use them nor use them well. This is not a tutorial on how to create annotations on your videos -- there are plenty of ...