Video Search

Video search engine coverage. News about the video search engine sites and general search engines as the pertain to assisting users find online videos. Industry coverage of video search technology, indexing web videos for search engines, video search platforms, universal search, and more about search engines

Relax, People, Bing Isn't Overtaking Google Anytime Soon

Relax, People, Bing Isnt Overtaking Google Anytime Soon

New data this week from Hitwise shows Bing on a pretty impressive upswing in the search engine market share race. And while that's definitely something worth pointing out and taking notice of, it's not really earth-shattering. It's definitely not a sign that Bing is about ...

YouTube Overhauls Search Options System, Now Called Filter & Explore

YouTube Overhauls Search Options System, Now Called Filter & Explore

I've complained plenty of times about how tough it can be to find a video on YouTube using the "search" or "browse" function. The filters have always been too basic and too restrictive for my tastes. But now I may have to shut my mouth ...

How To Get Your Videos Ranking In Universal Search Results: A Video SEO Study

How To Get Your Videos Ranking In Universal Search Results: A Video SEO Study

Many of us here at ReelSEO are still settling back into our routines following the awesome SMX West convention in San Jose earlier this month. We shared some of our opinions and knowledge, made some new friends, and picked up a lot of great insight. ...

What SEO Experts Advise for Those Penalized By Google's Farmer Update

What SEO Experts Advise for Those Penalized By Googles Farmer Update

Mark's down at SMX San Jose this week, rubbing elbows with some of the SEO industry's top authorities, and the most-discussed topic or theme is easily the recent Google algorithm update. Most of the industry has taken to calling it the "Farmer Update," a nod ...

Dear Google... I Love You BUT, You Could Do A Better Job With Video Search

Dear Google... I Love You BUT, You Could Do A Better Job With Video Search

Dear Google... I've had a crush on you since our very first encounter in 1998.  You mesmerized me with your quick and efficient search results.  It almost seemed like you were telepathic.  I would never have to go beyond the first page of search results ...

Blinkx Sokx it to Boxee with 35 Million Hours of Video Via New App

Blinkx Sokx it to Boxee with 35 Million Hours of Video Via New App

Blinkx brinkx (no typo, it's Friday) a literal downpour of online video to the TV with its own application for Boxee, coming soon. The app will give you access to all the video search wonder that is blinkx right from the comfort of your own ...

Xmen Mystique Changes Shape To Meet Your Liking, Should Video Recommendations Do The Same?

Xmen Mystique Changes Shape To Meet Your Liking, Should Video Recommendations Do The Same?

When I grew up, there was handful amount of channels on television. It then became a few dozens but still a manageable amount of channels. I even remember that I actually knew the channel's numbers by heart, so "Movies" was channel 18, and 93 was ...

Google Search Adds YouTube Social Contacts As Sitelinks

Google Search Adds YouTube Social Contacts As Sitelinks

Mark noticed something very interesting the other day, and we thought it was worth sharing. Google is now rolling your YouTube social contacts into search results for "YouTube" whenever you're logged into your Google account--this is assuming, of course, that you have a YouTube account ...

Google Publicly Accuses Bing of Stealing Search Results: The Gloves Are Off

Google Publicly Accuses Bing of Stealing Search Results: The Gloves Are Off

While Google and Microsoft have been heavyweight rivals for quite some time now, they're fighting a new battle today, and the gloves appear to be coming off. Never before in my time as a search engine marketing consultant have I ever seen the kind of ...

Top 6 Websites for Discovering New & Emerging Viral Videos

Top 6 Websites for Discovering New & Emerging Viral Videos

I've been writing a weekly round up article on the best and hottest viral videos for well over a year now. One of the most common questions I'm asked is about my sources--where do I find the videos I feature in my weekly best-of article. ...

How to Search, Buy, and Sell Stock Video Footage Online

How to Search, Buy, and Sell Stock Video Footage Online

Are you trying to find that right piece of video content you can use commercially? Or perhaps you own video content you have the rights to sell, but don't want to do the selling work yourself? I interviewed Jim Goertz, Director of Content Development for ...

Facebook and YouTube Rise To The Top Most Search Keywords for 2010

Facebook and YouTube Rise To The Top Most Search Keywords for 2010

Experian Hitwise has released a year-end report detailing the most-searched keyword phrases and most-visited websites of 2010.  Among the most interesting reveals is the declaration that Facebook overtook Google as the most-visited website.  Of course, they wouldn't be number one if Google wasn't feeding them ...

Google Releases Annual Zeitgeist Report, An In-Depth Look At The 2010 Year In Search

Google Releases Annual Zeitgeist Report, An In Depth Look At The 2010 Year In Search

Last week we took a look at what some search engines were saying about the most popular queries of 2010.  All the major search engines typically release a recap of the year's most popular keywords and search phrases, and Yahoo, Bing, & AOL did so ...

The Future of Search Might Not Require Any Actual Searching

The Future of Search Might Not Require Any Actual Searching

Marrisa Mayer has a new title at Google:  head of consumer products.  Which is a little vague, if you ask me, but most major company job titles are that way.  At the LeWeb 2010 conference in Paris, she sat down on stage for an interview ...

Following Google’s Lead for A Super Obvious and Powerful Video Marketing Tip

Following Google’s Lead for A Super Obvious and Powerful Video Marketing Tip

While researching possible article topics today, I ended up going down a rabbit hole of my own making over at the main Google blog.  See, I started by reading a post about the new Nexus S smart phone, which will run the much-hyped Gingerbread version ...