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

RIP Google Video Uploads - Get Your Sitemaps Ready

Yesterday, Google finally announced that they are shutting down the ability for users to upload videos to Google Video "in a few months". I say finally because many of us expected this to happen for some time and given the efforts spent on enhancements to ...

Google MRSS and RSS2.0 for Video Sitemaps - Tips and Info

When Google first announced the support for video sitemaps, there were many folks who asked why they didnt support MRSS feeds as video sitemaps.  It then became clear that Google did accept MRSS feeds from some partners, but that they were interested in creating a ...

Personalized Video Discovery and Monetization - An Overview of Taboola

Taboola.com is one of an ever-growing list of video aggregation services. So why should you be reading about it? Well they do a little more than some of the others. Not only are they organizing the videos for the users to find more easily, they're ...

List of Video Sharing Web Sites Like YouTube - Share Your Videos

List of Video Sharing Web Sites Like YouTube   Share Your Videos

One of the top viewed pages on ReelSEO is that of a post that I put out with a resource list of video sharing sites. I took the time to update the list, and add a bunch more – more than 300 video sharing websites ...

List of Video Search Engines and Video Search Web Sites

List of Video Search Engines and Video Search Web Sites

After many hours of clean up, I am pleased to present a brand new and updated, 2009 list of video search engines and video search sites - below. I encourage you to bookmark this post as I'll be updating it every now and then.

What’s New At Veoh - New Veoh.com Beta Version Launched

What’s New At Veoh   New Veoh.com Beta Version Launched

Veoh's got a new version including a website redesign, and some new features. They've re-categorized the content into more than 100 categories to make it easier for you to find what you want. They also allow you to browse for other videos while watching something. ...

Video Thumbnail Images for Bloggers A "BUG" On Google SERPS - Problem Resolved

This past week I was in Toronto for Christmas and decided to do some Google keyword searches for my site.  What I found was a bit odd in that there was a new thumbnail appearing for my site's result (see below).   I thought that perhaps ...

Video SEO Tips for MSN Live Search

Video SEO Tips for MSN Live Search

ReelSEO.com caught up with Jeremiah Andrick, Program Manager for Microsoft's Live Search at the PubCon 2008 conference in Las Vegas. In this interview, Jeremiah talks about some recent enhancements to Microsoft's live video search product and offers some good advice to video content owners looking to make sure that their videos are crawled and indexed by Microsoft Live Video Search.

YouTube Search In-Player Functionality

YouTube Search In Player Functionality

Youtube has been on a roll over the past several months with tons of new functionality for users including the ability to add captions, captions with translations, annotations, deep-linking, etc....  In case you didn't notice, about a week ago, Youtube added 4 new features to ...

VideoSurf's Up Dude - Radical or Bogus Video Search?

VideoSurf - Just another video Search Engine? VideoSurf states they have taken video search to a whole new level by allowing computers to see inside of the content of videos. The search engine then bases its results on visual identification according to the site and ...

New Grouped Video Search Results In Google Universal Search

Well, if you haven't already noticed, it seems that the testing we found out about a few weeks back is the direction that Google has decided to go for the current interface of the Google Universal search results for videos in organic search.  It appears ...

GAudio Launches - Google's Sexy Audio Indexing for Video Search

GAudio Launches   Googles Sexy Audio Indexing for Video Search

Back in July, Google announced the availability of a video search tool that would search within a subset of Youtube political videos that had been analyzed using speech-to-text recognition technology. Speech-to-text recognition can be a powerful way to index and better understand the actual video ...

New Google Universal Search Video Thumbnail Tests

Ever since Google launched it's Universal Search initiative, we have seen them test various formats for the display of universal search results in the search results pages (SERPS).  We have shown a you few examples in the past of some testing that Google has done ...

In Search of Online Video. The Case for Why Video SEO

Yesterday, I could not get out of my head a comment made by a panelist on the session, "Video Search Engine Optimization (VSEO)" at SES, namely Greg Jarboe.  Greg mentioned an example video whereby most users who watched the video, discovered the video primarily through ...

Google Claims No Bias for YouTube In Search Results – Do You Believe It?

ReelSEO earlier covered prominent search marketers' growing concern over what they perceive as Google's strong bias for YouTube in its universal search results. I recently posed that question to Google's CPG Industry Director, Kevin Kells, and ad tech's keynote speaker.