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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.

65% of Marketers to Produce 10+ Videos for Marketing Purposes in 2013 [Report]

65% of Marketers to Produce 10+ Videos for Marketing Purposes in 2013 [Report]

On location shoots and testimonials were the top video styles chosen by marketers this year and over 65% of those surveyed for our report confirmed that they were producing 10 or more videos for marketing purposes. This and more from our 2013 Online Video Marketing Survey and Business Video Trends Report.

2013 Video Marketing Survey & Business Video Trends Report

2013 Video Marketing Survey & Business Video Trends Report

A new report from ReelSEO, Flimp Media and The WMC confirms that 93% of marketing professionals surveyed are using video as part of their mix, with 82% stating they are very satisfied with the ROI they are seeing with their video marketing campaigns.

What It Takes To Make A Living From YouTube's Partner Earnings

What It Takes To Make A Living From YouTubes Partner Earnings

Earning a full time living from YouTube is a reality for many creators but what exactly does it take to reach that goal? We look at some of the revenue streams available such as ad monetization, paid subscriptions, sponsorship deals or a content partnership with a Multi Channel Network.

3 Tips To Get The Most Out Of YouTube Collaboration Projects

3 Tips To Get The Most Out Of YouTube Collaboration Projects

Collaborating with other creators on YouTube can be hugely beneficial for all parties especially if the channels have an active subscriber base and something to say that is going to appeal to their respective audiences. We bring you 3 great tips for getting the most out of these projects.

Want To Make Money From YouTube? Work Hard And Be Amazing

Want To Make Money From YouTube? Work Hard And Be Amazing

YouTube advise that creating "unique, compelling, and entertaining or informative" content should be the video creator's top priority - but they don't actually offer specific advice on how to do this. So how do you know what YouTube are actually looking for?

The Little Book Of YouTube Hacks, Tips And Tricks

The Little Book Of YouTube Hacks, Tips And Tricks

YouTube comes out of the box for many viewers but there are lots of little workarounds and hacks for those who want to watch video their own way, thank you very much. We take a look at some of the best and easiest to implement. Let us know your favourites and we'll add them to the list.

Google's Hummingbird Update And The Implications For Video SEO

Googles Hummingbird Update And The Implications For Video SEO

Google introduced a new algorithm last week and it is expected to affect up to 90% of global search results. We take a look at the implications for video marketing and how user intent behind a search is now far more important that the actual keywords used.

5 Really Great Ways To Ruin A Corporate Video

5 Really Great Ways To Ruin A Corporate Video

Whatever type of corporate video you want to produce, whether it's a talking head interview or a How To guide, the bottom line is it has to be good. Badly produced video content can shatter your reputation and provide very little ROI. We take you through 5 things not to do.

Beyond YouTube: 7 Steps to Making Online Videos Deliver [Strategy]

Beyond YouTube: 7 Steps to Making Online Videos Deliver [Strategy]

Marketers and brands always have high hopes for their video strategy but what happens when no one visits your YouTube channel or watches that video you poured your heart and soul and budget into. We take a look at how video should be leveraged as part of a wider marketing campaign.

How Ricky Riot Became An Instant YouTube Hit And Drove Sales [Case Study]

How Ricky Riot Became An Instant YouTube Hit And Drove Sales [Case Study]

Video Content Marketing is a hot topic for online marketers these days. But how does it fit within your own online marketing mix? Creativa worked with a national chain of retail art and craft stores to help build video content marketing in to their strategy. The results drove new customers in to stores.

Behind The Curtain: Everything I Learned About Video Was from ReelSEO

Behind The Curtain: Everything I Learned About Video Was from ReelSEO

A bid adieu to ReelSEO as I move on to the wild and wonderful world of YouTube channel management full-time. It was a pleasure getting to know many of you and in my "farewell address," I tell you what makes a good YouTube channel can be found on this very site.

Tips and Best Practices to Optimize Your Video Advertising Campaign [Video]

Tips and Best Practices to Optimize Your Video Advertising Campaign [Video]

Our next-to-last panel at the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit was "Best Practices to Optimize the Video Advertising Opportunity," and we had experts from TubeMogul, Google, Essence, and Mediasmith telling us all about the best practices when it comes to advertising in online video.

The Online Video Battle of Content Vs. Community: Which Rules?

The Online Video Battle of Content Vs. Community: Which Rules?

Our panel, "Content vs. Community - Which Is King?" featured a host of great experts discussing whether it's the great content or a solid community that creates success in online video. It shouldn't surprise you that these two things are not mutually exclusive.

Going Beyond Awareness to Advocacy: Marketing Video Across the Customer Lifecycle

Going Beyond Awareness to Advocacy: Marketing Video Across the Customer Lifecycle

There are 8 phases of the customer life cycle, and video can play a part in all of those...from the time that you make people aware that you exist to the point where they become your most vocal cheerleaders, video can and should be a part of each step.

Making Your Videos Famous – The Science of Sharing & Video Diffusion [Case Study]

Making Your Videos Famous – The Science of Sharing & Video Diffusion [Case Study]

For the 2013 Video Marketing Summit panel entitled, "Making Your Videos Famous – The Science of Sharing & Video Diffusion" for the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit, we got a look into the science of sharing from Unruly, with a case study provided by OgilvyOne for IBM's "Touch" ad.