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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.

Reel Video SEO Strategies and Video SEO Best Practices Webinar

Reel Video SEO Strategies and Video SEO Best Practices Webinar

Last week, I participated in a webinar (produced by Ooyala) all about Video SEO titled, "Reel" Video SEO Strategies & Best Practices." I promised both those who attended as well as those who were unable to attend that I would provide my slides from the ...

Online Video Platform Solutions Focus On Video SEO Goodness

Validation feels good ;-)  What do I mean by this?  Well, over the past year, many of the online video platforms that we write about, have begun to focus a bit on helping their customers deploy videos that are more search engine friendly.  I imagine ...

Veeple Launches Search Engine Friendly Video Embed Codes

Today - Veeple, an online video platform that we've covered in the past, announced a new feature for their customers which helps a bit with the long-standing issue of Flash and SEO. They have modified their video embed codes to provide alternative text content for ...

Optimizing Video Thumbnails for Google Universal Search

Optimizing Video Thumbnails for Google Universal Search

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell shows how to optimize image thumbnails for your video content, as they appear in Google's blended search results.

Google About To Roll Out Caffeine - How Will It Affect Video Results?

Google is getting ready to roll out their new Caffeine index to the entire world.  You might remember this past summer, when we told you about Caffeine being tested. The word is that the new "way of indexing the web" will be unleashed sometime soon ...

Video Search Engine Optimization Tips From Truveo

Video Search Engine Optimization Tips From Truveo

Here's another one of our interviews from the Streaming Media West 2009 show.  In this interview, I spoke with Dr. Pete Kocks, President of Truveo and VP at AOL Video.  I asked Pete if he could provide some tips for our audience with regard to ...

Video SEO Vs. Traditional SEO, Misconceptions and Opinion

A few weeks back, I was asked by Jeff Boudier, VP Business Development for Stupeflix, if I would be willing to answer a few questions about Video SEO for their blog.  You can view the whole interview here, but I thought that I would like to provide a ...

Benjamin Wayne of Fliqz On Video SEO

Benjamin Wayne of Fliqz On Video SEO

Online video solutions provider Fliqz has just launched a new search engine optimization service for its customers along with a whitepaper all about hosted video SEO.  We caught up with Benjamin Wayne, the CEO of Fliqz, at the Online Video Platform Summit and asked him ...

Video Hosting Platform Finds Success With Video SEO

Online video hosting platform provider Fliqz has tasted the sweet, sweet taste of video SEO and has launched a free whitepaper (see below) and a new service for it's customers.  Fliqz is calling this new video SEO service "SearchSuccess", and it's aimed at helping drive more ...

YouTube and Video Optimization: SES Chicago Preview

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews Greg Jarboe, Video SEO expert and author of “YouTube Marketing – an Hour a Day," speaking on YouTube and video optimization at the Search Engine Strategies Chicago.

Is Your Video A Vehicle or A Destination?

I had a really interesting and occasionally heated discussion with a client today about the purpose of video, and I thought it was worth a broader discussion. The issue was the use of online video—specifically with YouTube in this instance—and how it's intended purpose drives ...

Search Engines Are Just Waiting for Your Video Content

Today I wanted to share an interview with media agency executive Robert Davis, Interactive Marketing Director/Leader of Interactive Video for Ogilvy Interactive.  Robert tells Andy Plesser of Beet.tv that they have seen a tremendous rise in traffic to video content coming from search engines, especially over the ...

Exploring The Complex Relationship Between Links and Views

For those of you who are not aware, SEOmoz—one of the SEO consulting industry's leaders—has their own index of the web.  Unlike Google's index, the one at SEOmoz, called Linkscape, is after information about links.  Rand Fishkin and his team spent months developing the index, ...

Video Marketing Strategy: Hosted Versus Posted Video

Video Marketing Strategy: Hosted Versus Posted Video

When implementing video online, at any point in time, marketers face a decision: to host or post video? Short for: should we host video on our own servers (or use a propietary video platform) or post the content to video sharing sites? Although such a ...

Google Confirms Meta Keyword Tag Is Ignored for Ranking

This may be more straight-SEO news than particularly geared at video, but if you host your own videos or are aiming to rank pages where you've embedded a non-hosted video... this will impact your efforts.