Video Marketing

Online video marketing: trends, tips and guidelines for video marketers. YouTube marketing & SEO, viral video marketing, and all things related to marketing your online video content. Follow ReelSEO for up-to-date information, trends, strategies, and best practices.

buzzfeed video

How Buzzfeed is Taking Over the World - One Video at a Time

In July 2015, videos uploaded to BuzzFeed properties generated over 1.9B views across the main video platforms, and 5 out of the top 20 most watched videos in the past 90 days are videos posted to Buzzfeed accounts. We take a look at how Buzzfeed is taking over the world, one video at a time.
social video storytelling strategies

Why Each Social Video Platform Needs its Own Story Telling Strategy

Did you know that the most popular type of video content on Instagram revolves around pop culture, or that user-generated videos uploaded to Facebook tend to do better than other types of video uploaded to the networking site? Each of the main social video platforms has its own unique identity and audience, which is why video marketers need to create a different story telling technique for each.
learn to fly video request to dave grohl rockin1000

'Learn to Fly' Cover Goes Viral, Teaches a Rock Star Lesson in Video Marketing

You don't have to be a Foo Fighters fan to notice that a cover of one of the band's most iconic tracks, 'Learn to Fly', has gone viral in the past week. But it's not just any old cover, it's a lesson in crowdfunding a dream and marketing it to exactly the right people. In this case, the Foo Fighters themselves.
gilbert arizona innovative digital online video

What Can Big Cities Learn about Online Video Strategy from the Town of Gilbert, Arizona?

Gilbert, Arizona, population 237K, is using online video, and other digital initiatives, to better serve, and also better engage with, its citizens, and its visitors. There are many things that bigger cities can learn from this strategy, especially how the traditional press release just isn't cutting it anymore when it comes to Government communications.
facebook-day-one-youtube-longtail

Facebook Video Owns Day One, But YouTube Wins the Long-Term Love

When building a successful multi-platform video strategy, brands need to know what type of content works best on which social video site. For instance, did you know that uploading a native video to Facebook can generate an enormous amount of views on the first day, but uploading the same video to YouTube can lead to more views and engagement in the long run? A new report from Tubular and Ogilvy offers brands an insight into how they can get the best out of YouTube, Facebook, Vine, and Instagram Video.
brand vs brand uber and airbnb video marketing

Airbnb vs. Uber: Which Brand Engages the Most Video Viewers? [Brand vs Brand]

Airbnb and Uber may not be direct competitors, but they are both leading brands in the 'on-demand' economy. We look at how both companies are using video to tell there particular stories, and find that there's plenty of room for improvement when it comes to driving an engaged audience.
batman-v-superman trailer comic con video marketing

Comic Con and Film Trailers = Video Marketing Win for Warner Bros

Warner Brothers released trailers for two highly anticipated new comic-book based movies at last week's San Diego Comic Con. The buzz around the films, plus the timing of the new teasers created a viral frenzy for both 'Suicide Squad', and 'Batman vs Superman: The Dawn of Justice'.
nike adidas brand videos womens world cup

Nike vs. Adidas: Which Brand’s Videos Won the Women’s World Cup?

The U.S. National Soccer Team defeated Japan 5-2 to win the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada last Sunday. But how did the sponsors fare in terms of online video engagement? We pitch Nike against Adidas to see which brand scored a hit with viewers.
best viral videos june 2015 buzzfeed

Viral Video Roundup June 2015: S'more Entertainment All Round

Our viral video roundup for June 2015 includes a killer s'mores dip recipe which generated over 80 million views for Buzzfeed, some excellent examples of tentpole marketing around 50 Shades of Grey, and GTA, and some prankvertising that went horribly wrong.
expedia video marketing strategy

How Expedia Tapped into the Emotional Power of the Travel Video [Case Study]

Video is undoubtedly one of the most effective marketing vehicles for the travel industry. As part of its successful 'Find Yours' campaign, Expedia leveraged both user-generated and professionally-produced video content to communicate the emotional journey that travel can unlock.