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The Definitive Video SEO Guide: SEO Tips & Tutorials for Video

The Definitive Video SEO Guide: SEO Tips & Tutorials for Video

The following is an index of our more popular video search engine optimization (Video SEO, VSEO, video search optimization – whatever you want to call it) tips, tutorials, guidelines, presentations, and articles about everything from distribution techniques for VSEO; to MRSS feeds and XML sitemaps …

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What Are The Types of Metadata Online Video Creators Can Use?

What Are The Types of Metadata Online Video Creators Can Use?

During my research of metadata, I have run across some interesting discussions about it.  The basic definition of metadata is "stuff that describes the thing," but not all metadata is the same.  Metadata can be created by those who make the video, or generated by …

Understanding The Life Of Video Metadata From Production To Publishing & Why It’s So Important

Understanding The Life Of Video Metadata From Production To Publishing & Why Its So Important

When we usually refer to "metadata" with regard to video, we're talking about all the textual information that accompanies a video and helps search engines better understand the content as well as helps users find a video on the internet.  As an example, in the …

Keyword Optimization for Video: 4 Great Tips to Maximize SEO Benefit

Keyword Optimization for Video: 4 Great Tips to Maximize SEO Benefit

Like on-page text content, video seo requires the same kind of indepth keyword research for video to ensure that the right keywords are being targeted. To rank highly in the search engines (including video hosting sites like YouTube), it's absolutely essential that the right key …

Google Now Indexing URLs with Embedded YouTube Videos

Google Now Indexing URLs with Embedded YouTube Videos

A few weeks ago, I noticed a drastic change in Google's video index that's something many people have been asking for and has some pretty interesting ramifications.  I didn't post about it right away as I wanted to make sure that what I was seeing …

How to Tag & Title Your Videos for Search: The New Media Minute Farewell Episode

How to Tag & Title Your Videos for Search: The New Media Minute Farewell Episode

This is the last and final farewell episode of the New Media Minute. Today's episode is focused on the age-old question for those involved with online video – what best practices can one follow to make sure videos are easily discoverable in search? I interviewed …

The Power of Web Video for Link Building: Video Attracts Links

The Power of Web Video for Link Building: Video Attracts Links

Casey Henry over at SEOmoz did some number crunching on the posts there to get a grip on what kind of in-linking was going on and what kind of content was generating the in-links. In terms of quality, four of the top five categories had …

Google Doesn’t Like Likes: YouTube Adopting +1 Button Instead?

Google Doesnt Like Likes: YouTube Adopting +1 Button Instead?

YouTube is about to join the fold of Google+ in a more tightly knit and cohesive way. No longer will you be able to simply Like a video, now you'll be giving it a +1 according to recent reports of a big switch over at the …

Schema Markup For Video: An Overview Of Schema.org VideoObject

Schema Markup For Video: An Overview Of Schema.org VideoObject

Yesterday, Google officially announced support for schema.org video markup. What does this mean?  Well, it's good news for publishers and it may eventually make video indexing issues, a thing of the past. In this post, I'm going to explain why this is important and exciting for video publishers, …

Driving Video Views & Engagement With SEO & Social Media

Driving Video Views & Engagement With SEO & Social Media

Our founder, Mark Roberston, had a chance to serve as moderater at the Streaming Media West conference on a panel discussion entitled Driving Video Views and Engagement With SEO & Social Media. With Josh Warner of Feed Company, Gregg LaRoche of Brightcove, and Patrick Starzan …

Video Search Online Versus Connected TV Search & Discovery?

Video Search Online Versus Connected TV Search & Discovery?

ReelSEO's own Mark Robertson spoke last October at the Streaming Media Europe conference in London. He was on a panel with some great folks like Vanessa Vigar & Thomas Dvorak–all moderated by Streaming Media's editor Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen–called Search, Recommendation, & Discovery. And now we have the video of …