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

Google's Official Reference Guide for Video Sitemaps

Googles Official Reference Guide for Video Sitemaps

Last month, I interviewed Matt Cutts, Principal Engineer at Google, on the subject of Google Video Sitemaps.  Matt told us that Google was starting to take a much closer look at video sitemaps and he advised that all video publishers begin to explore video sitemaps.  Today, ...

Strange Google Search Results Spotted - Reminder To Add Video To Google Places

Strange Google Search Results Spotted   Reminder To Add Video To Google Places

Some well-known SEO folks are seeing some drastic changes to local-result queries on Google, including Frank Reed over at Marketing Pilgrim.  The results are clearly part of a testing phase, as not all users are seeing the same thing.  But the changes are huge and ...

Google: To All Video Publishers - Get Your Google Video Sitemaps Ready

Google: To All Video Publishers   Get Your Google Video Sitemaps Ready

Last week, at the SMX Advanced conference in Seattle, I had the pleasure of meeting Matt Cutts, Principal Engineer and head of Google's web spam team.  Matt is a well-known figure in the SEO community and often advises the public on how to get better visibility ...

Google's New Index, Caffeine, Is Now Fully Awake

Googles New Index, Caffeine, Is Now Fully Awake

We've written before a time or two about how Google was testing "Caffeine," a new indexing system for their engine.  And now they're done testing.  The Google search engine as you knew it is done… it is now officially powered by Caffeine… for everyone.  The ...

Video Keyword Research - SEO Basics for Video and Beyond – Part I

Video Keyword Research   SEO Basics for Video and Beyond – Part I

We spend a ton of time on this site talking about video SEO.  And with good reason.  Video is on a meteoric rise that shows no signs of stopping—heck, YouTube took 4.5 years to reach a billion views a day, and then doubled it in ...

A Look At How Google's Search Layout Affects Video Results

Well, everyone seems to hate the new Google search results page, except Mark and myself.  It's kind of a shame.  I mean, I understand someone preferring a more minimalist design, or feeling like the page is too cluttered.  I get that.  But that clutter is ...

Google Search Accounts for More Than One-Third of All Video Streams

Google searches referred 38.92% of all streams according to new collaborative TubeMogul & Brightcove research. The companies have teamed up to create a new online video index and quarterly research report, which will help identify key industry trends and answer questions about the state of ...

Google's New Bing Look for Search Result Pages Goes Live

Googles New Bing Look for Search Result Pages Goes Live

Google has rolled out to the general public a new design/layout for their results page, and it's just as much like Bing as it was back when they were testing it back in January (there were rumors at the time that this was rolling out ...

Site Speed Now Affects Your Website’s Rank On Google

For years Google has been telling us how to present our content in a way that helps them understand what our websites are about.  Now, they want us to do it faster. On Friday, Google announced something official that many in the SEO community were ...

YouTube Enables Auto-Captioning for All Videos - As Expected

YouTube, the leading destination for video sharing online, has announced today that they are rolling out their Auto-Captioning service on all videos.  In a press conference at their San Bruno campus, their Director of Product Management, Hunter Walk, gave a walkthrough of the technology for ...

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