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The Top Viral Video Marketing Lessons Learned From 2010

The Top Viral Video Marketing Lessons Learned From 2010

2010 was a spectacular year for viral video, as more people than ever uploaded, watched, and shared videos online. While it's virtually impossible to know what innovative videos await us in 2011, we can find some clues in a trip down memory lane. What can we learn from the year in viral video that might give us an edge in the year ahead?

Web Videos That Suck for Business and How to Fix Them

Web Videos That Suck for Business and How to Fix Them

Welcome to Web Videos that Suck for Business where I highlight a few web videos created for businesses and/or professionals organizations that I consider to be just plain sucky.  I also dive into why I think they suck and discuss what we can learn from them in ...

How To Add Video To Your LinkedIn Profile - A Reel Tutorial

How To Add Video To Your LinkedIn Profile   A Reel Tutorial

Would you want to feature a video as part of your own LinkedIn profile? In today's post, I go over some competitive advantages to doing so, along with a video tutorial and step-by-step instructions on how to embed a video inside your own LinkedIn profile ...

15 YouTube Copyright Tips for Content Creators & Marketers

15 YouTube Copyright Tips for Content Creators & Marketers

We asked 2 respected cyber-attorneys what they would recommend for video content creators in terms of protecting their own copyrighted assets on YouTube, and what guidelines other users can follow in using "fair-use" rights content. Know your rights and responsibilities.

Run and Gun Video Production Strategies for Video Marketing

Run and Gun Video Production Strategies for Video Marketing

Some marketers find themselves in a situation ripe for shooting video, but are required to do so with little or no time for preparation or pause. This is what is referred to as “run and gun” video production. To help explain this type of shooting (which is becoming more common for video marketers looking to capture real-time quality content), I interviewed three notable video production professionals.

Business To Business (B2B) Video Marketing Strategies

Business To Business (B2B) Video Marketing Strategies

Brands and businesses have already begun to acknowledge and harness the power of online video marketing in the Business to Consumer (B2C) space. More and more success stories are emerging as marketing directors, brand managers social media managers and their agencies are beginning to grasp ...

What Is Website Video SEO – Is It Better Than YouTube SEO?

What Is Website Video SEO – Is It Better Than YouTube SEO?

Grant Crowell presents on how to optimize video on your own website to perform better in Google and other search engine results pages than what YouTube and other video sharing sites can provide you with.

Video Advertising Networks – A Reel List of Video Ad Networks

Video Advertising Networks – A Reel List of Video Ad Networks

We talk a lot about online video advertising, but we've never really combined all the options into one big list in the past. So, here you go, one ReelSEO Show Reel of online video advertising networks (in reverse alphabetical order so as not to show ...

Why Facebook TV Would Beat Google TV & Apple TV Platforms

Why Facebook TV Would Beat Google TV & Apple TV Platforms

Let me start off by saying that Facebook TV doesn't even exist. As we follow the evolution of internet TV with bated breath, much of the conversation has revolved around platforms coming from Google and Apple. And it sounds like Microsoft is primed to make ...

Facebook Video Marketing Insights With Social Media Expert, Mari Smith

Facebook Video Marketing Insights With Social Media Expert, Mari Smith

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews Mari Smith, social media thought leader and co-author of "Facebook Marketing on an Hour a Day," where she talks about why she considers Facebook is crucial for business, how video is an integral part of social media, and tips how she does her own social video marketing.

TWiT Live Streaming and Video SEO – Insights With Leo Laporte

TWiT Live Streaming and Video SEO – Insights With Leo Laporte

While in Las Vegas for Blogworld 2010, I had a pleasure of speaking with Leo Laporte.  Leo is a widely respected technology journalist, and is the President of TWiT (This Week in Tech) Network.  We touched on a variety of topics, including why he chose ...

Facebook Video Marketing With Brian Solis - Tips for A “Socialized Business Strategy”

Facebook Video Marketing With Brian Solis   Tips for A “Socialized Business Strategy”

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell kicks off his month-long Facebook Video Marketing Series with coverage of social media expert Brian Solis' take on how video marketing on Facebook is an essential part of what he calls a “socialized business strategy,” featuring actual business case studies of video marketing on Facebook we can all learn from.

Beyond Viral: YouTube Viral Video Genius Kevin Nalts Nalty Shares His Secrets

Beyond Viral: YouTube Viral Video Genius Kevin Nalts Nalty Shares His Secrets

Beyond Viral by Kevin Nalts Nalty, viral marketing consultant and Youtube viral video star. In Beyond Viral, Kevin gives video marketing tips and secrets.

Video Will Be Top of The Media Food Chain - Says Blogworld CEO, Rick Calvert

Video Will Be Top of The Media Food Chain   Says Blogworld CEO, Rick Calvert

I had the pleasure of interviewing Rick Calvert by phone prior to this year's Blogworld conference--which he founded.  We talked a bit about the changes to the conference location and philosophy, and about video's place in the world of new media.  I could hear in ...

YouTube Promoted Videos 2.0 – A Look Into YouTube's Promoted Video Ads Program

YouTube Promoted Videos 2.0 – A Look Into YouTubes Promoted Video Ads Program

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell and Mark Robertson interview Google Product Manager Jay Akkad, about today's public announcement of the expansion of their popular online video advertising program, Promoted Videos, and how it will great expand targeting, reach, tracking, performance, and monetization for search marketers and advertisers at large.