^Featured Insights

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.

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.

How To Reach Your Online Video and Social Media ROI Goals

How To Reach Your Online Video and Social Media ROI Goals

This is one of those "top view" big picture type articles designed  to help you think a little differently about the question of predicting, planning for and delivering ROI for online video and social media campaigns. Return on investment is something that hits every marketing ...

How To Use Video To Engage Your Ministry and Your Business

How To Use Video To Engage Your Ministry and Your Business

Whether you work for a business or a non-profit organization, you have a message you need to communicate. Finding ways for people to hear to your message isn't really that difficult. With enough money, you can buy plenty of ads that will raise awareness about ...

Exploring HDR Video - The Real Future of 3D Video

Exploring HDR Video   The Real Future of 3D Video

For those who shoot video on a regular basis, high contrast lighting situations generally provide a challenge, as you have to make a trade-off between correctly exposing for the shadows or the highlights in the frame. Thanks to HDR video techniques you can have the ...

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 ...