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YouTube Marketing Tips for Partners: Engage The YouTube Community for Audience Growth

YouTube Marketing Tips for Partners: Engage The YouTube Community for Audience Growth

YouTube is wrapping up their wonderful "Tips for Partners" blog series, and I'm sad to see it winding down, because it's been fantastic.  Their last installment said the series would "run several weeks," but now it's ending after a total of four.  After covering a ...

Twit Happens – So Here Are Some Legal Tips for Twitter Video

Twit Happens – So Here Are Some Legal Tips for Twitter Video

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews cyberlawyers Mark J. Rosenberg and Daliah Saper about the new video features in twitter; and shares tips for businesses to use video in twitter and other social media responsibly, and not run afoul of the law.

Google Video Sitemaps Best Practices: Google Video SEO

Google Video Sitemaps Best Practices: Google Video SEO

How do you create and submit a Video Sitemap to Google for Video SEO?  How can you attempt to get your videos indexed into Google video, web, and universal search?  These questions and more were answered in ReelSEO's recent webinar: "Make Your Videos Discoverable – ...

Google TV Optimization Tips - Is Your Content Ready for Google TV?

Google TV Optimization Tips   Is Your Content Ready for Google TV?

Since Google TV is now all the rage and on everyone's mind I thought it might be interesting to take a look at how you as publishers and advertisers can get your products and content into the mix in an optimized way. Many believe that ...

YouTube Marketing Tips for Partners: Use Annotations and Playlists To Get More Views

YouTube Marketing Tips for Partners: Use Annotations and Playlists To Get More Views

YouTube knows that their future success lies in the success of their current users.  If they want to be profitable, they need all their users to do well and enjoy the experience—not just the viewers, but the advertisers and partners as well.  If YouTube video ...

5 Top Twitter Video Marketing Strategies for Every Business

5 Top Twitter Video Marketing Strategies for Every Business

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews TwitJump's founder Alex Lawrence, who shares some of the top reasons businesses today should be doing video marketing in twitter, and some tips for planning your own twitter video marketing strategy.

What's The Business Value of Twitter Video Marketing?

Whats The Business Value of Twitter Video Marketing?

I interviewed Tubemogul's Director of Communications and Marketing David Burch about their recent report including data on Twitter and video, which declares that Twitter is one of the fastest growing ways that video is being discovered online, and that video referrals from twitter are more ...

Video Distribution: Where Should You Upload Your Videos? Online Video Marketing Basics Part 5

Video Distribution: Where Should You Upload Your Videos? Online Video Marketing Basics Part 5

This is Part Five of our ongoing series of Online Video Marketing Basics, and it's long overdue.  This series is intended for the novices among us, businesses and individuals who have only recently decided to take the plunge into online video.  And for that decision, ...

An In-Depth Look At The Impact of Google Instant On SEO and PPC - Is SEO Dead?

An In Depth Look At The Impact of Google Instant On SEO and PPC   Is SEO Dead?

Last week, Google introduced a new capability to its search engine results page, a functionality called "Google Instant."  When the announcement hit, people were clamoring to chime in with respect to the effect that Google Instant might have on search engine optimization (SEO) and pay per click ...

10 Reasons Facebook Video Marketing Is Valuable for Business

10 Reasons Facebook Video Marketing Is Valuable for Business

ReelSEO Grant Crowell interviews Social Media Examiner's Michael Stelzner, host of Facebook Success Summit 2010 taking place live and online Oct 5th – Oct 26th, about the increasing power for businesses to do video in Facebook, along with sharing some exclusive Facebook video tactics and business success stories.

Vimeo SEO: How To Get Embedded Vimeo Videos Into Google

Vimeo SEO: How To Get Embedded Vimeo Videos Into Google

As I mentioned previously, Google is pushing hard to let people know that video sitemaps are the way to go when looking to get video into Google's search results.  And I am happy to report to you that video sitemaps DO work for Vimeo videos.

Online Video Advertising Turning Into A Feeding Frenzy?

Online Video Advertising Turning Into A Feeding Frenzy?

I hate the terminology we associate with things. Words like epic, frenzy, legen....dary (thanks Barney Stinson) and unbelievable, phrases like iPhone-killer, the best ever and simply perfect. They all make me groan in disgust and I blame the sensationalist media in America for it all. ...

Online Video Marketing Basics: Part 4 - Choosing The Right Video Production Equipment

Online Video Marketing Basics: Part 4   Choosing The Right Video Production Equipment

Welcome to Part 4 of our ongoing Online Video Marketing Basics series.  It's intended to be a help—a sort of guide, if you will—for individuals and businesses just getting started with online video.  We've already covered Why You Should Get Involved with online video, Choosing ...

Reel Songs With Merton, PianoImprov Chatroulette Viral Video Star – Interview Conducted In Song

Reel Songs With Merton, PianoImprov Chatroulette Viral Video Star – Interview Conducted In Song

I've wanted to interview Merton ever since his first Piano Improv Chatroulette video went supernova.  Of course, everyone else wants to interview the viral star as well.  The guy's probably had a hundred media requests a month since then.

5 Actions You Want Every One of Your Video Viewers To Take

5 Actions You Want Every One of Your Video Viewers To Take

I read a fantastic article over at Visible Gains called Tuning Website Video For Higher Conversion – Part 1.  It has some really great insight into how webmasters can help nudge users toward certain desired behaviors through different choices in video placement and style.  The ...