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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.

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 …

The YouTube Creator Playbook, Part 1: The First 15 Seconds

The YouTube Creator Playbook, Part 1: The First 15 Seconds

About a month ago, YouTube released the YouTube Creator Playbook. It's a step-by-step guide to follow when creating your content and searching for viewers. In the next few weeks, we will attempt to break down the entire playbook one section at a time. With over …

How To Make Video Openings That Increase Viewer Attention – Reel Video Producer Tips #2

How To Make Video Openings That Increase Viewer Attention   Reel Video Producer Tips #2

This week's creator tip comes straight from YouTube's official blog, and concerns the first few seconds of your video. Many creators attempt to use a logo or a piece of music to create a bit of a consistent branding message to open their videos. But …

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 8: Social Video Best Practices

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 8: Social Video Best Practices

Over the past seven weeks, we've used this series to take a deep dive into social video marketing, analyzing the benefits to both the brand and the fans. And if you've been following along, you know that social video succeeds when companies focus on creating …

Make Your Videos Easy To Share – Reel Video Producer Tips #1

Make Your Videos Easy To Share   Reel Video Producer Tips #1

Every week we bring you The Reel Web, ReelSEO's very own video series featuring news and notes from around the online video world. We also include a weekly video producer tip–some piece of advice or instruction that video producers can put into action right away …

How to Use Online Video to Become “The” Celebrity Within Your Industry

How to Use Online Video to Become The Celebrity Within Your Industry

Businesses spend millions of dollars to have celebrities make appearances in their commercials and Web videos. Just think about the ads that feature William Shatner as "The Priceline Negotiator" or Jennifer Lopez's notorious commercial for Gillette "Venus" razors. Companies pay a pretty penny to secure …

8 Tips For Creating A Successful Social Video Campaign

8 Tips For Creating A Successful Social Video Campaign

Through the awesome power of the internet and social media, videos allow us to share ideas, spread information and promote fads and styles. Using just a camera and a computer, ordinary people can make videos that create an extraordinary amount of interest and conversation. The …

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