Video SEO

Video SEO: Learn how to optimize video content for search engines and follow the latest trends, strategies, best practices, and tips for video search optimization. Also check out our channel featuring resources for Youtube video SEO.

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 ...

Video SEO "Posers" Piss Me Off!

Online video has become incredibility opportunistic for many new businesses to enter the space, with more people claiming to be "experts" in Video SEO. But can anyone just say they're a video SEO specialist? What level of "expertise" is needed to distinguish ones self from those just ...

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.

Reel Success With Video Thumbails In Google Universal Search

UPDATE – So, looks like Google is still playing with letting other sites show thumbnails in the SERPS. They have recently removed these thumbnails from appearing in an organic search. More to come on this as it appears they are being filtered for in google ...

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 ...

YouTube Video SEO Tips From SES Chicago

YouTube Video SEO Tips From SES Chicago

Panelists on the Video Search Engine Optimization session for Search Engine Strategies Chicago conference and Expo – Gregory Markel, Greg Jarboe, and Steve Espinosa – shared their expert insights on YouTube SEO, YouTube's algorithms, popularity, conversion, and tracking strategies – all towards optimizing your video ...

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.

Optimizing Video Press Releases – The Greg Jarboe Interview

I recently interviewed Greg Jarboe, President and Co-Founder of the public relations and search optimization agency, SEO-PR, about his professional client work on optimizing video in press releases, including for news wire services. Greg is also speaking at SES Chicago 2008 on several sessions, includingTurning ...

Hosted Video SEO - Tips for Website Video Search Engine Optimization

Last month, I had the pleasure of being invited to speak at the 2008 PubCon conference in Las Vegas Nevada on the Video Search Engine Optimization panel along with our Media Analyst, Grant Crowell.  For my presentation, I decided to focus on what I like ...

Video SEO Tutorial - Using SWFObject 2.1 To Provide Alternative HTML Content (Part 2 of 2)

Video SEO Tutorial   Using SWFObject 2.1 To Provide Alternative HTML Content (Part 2 of 2)

In Part 1 of this series, I introduced Video SEO, Flash Video, and the importance of using SWFObject to provide alternative content for accessibility and SEO purposes. I explained why you would want to provide alternative content for your flash video projects and how to ...

Using SWFObject 2.1 To Provide Alternative HTML Content (Part 1 of 2)

Using SWFObject 2.1 To Provide Alternative HTML Content (Part 1 of 2)

The rise of online video content has led to many questions about Website Video SEO, or how to optimize your videos on your website so they can be crawled and indexed by the search engines.  From a best practices standpoint, there are several things you ...

The President’s Weekly Address Video Is Search Engine Optimized

Ok, so he isn't President just yet, but that hasn't stopped US president-elect Barack Obama from starting change already.  Obama has changed the Democrats' national weekly address and has released it as an online video, search engine optimized and all. It seems that either Obama's ...

Youtube Annotations - Video Marketing Tip To Drive Traffic To Videos

YouTube videos have the capabilities to support annotations. These are notes that are displayed in the video as it plays. They can be informational, narrative and even, interactive as they can link to over videos and YouTube urls.

"Advergaming" In The Presidential Race - The Emerging Video SEO Opportunity

For nearly the entire length of the Presidential campaign  neither candidate was doing any notable online video marketing tactics outside of their own YouTube channel. That changed in the past couple of weeks, when "virtual billboards" for Barak Obama starting appearing in popular Xbox 360 games ...

Youtube Videos Become More Accessible - Auto-Translate Captions In Multiple Languages

Youtube Videos Become More Accessible   Auto Translate Captions In Multiple Languages

One strategy in making your videos more accessible to a wider audience may be to include captions and subtitles in multiple languages with your video.  Adding captions and subtitles to your videos not only make your video accessible to those with hearing impairments, but adding ...