Social Video

Social Video = Social Media + Online Video +/_ Marketing. What is social media and how does web video play a role in social media marketing? These news articles, tips, interviews, research, how-to tutorials, etc… are focused on the interplay of social media and online video. Learn how to leverage hosted video and/or video from video sharing sites like YouTube across social media outlets like Facebook, Linked-in, Twitter and Digg.

Sex And Relationships In Social Video Marketing – How To Make It Work!

Sex And Relationships In Social Video Marketing – How To Make It Work!

We know that sex + video is an incredibly powerful combination in online marketing, but many of us forget that to stay successful in business, you need to offer more than just the promise of a "fling." I show the important connection between sex and ...

VidBlogger Nation Launches As First Of Its Kind Social TV Network On Comcast

VidBlogger Nation Launches As First Of Its Kind Social TV Network On Comcast

Marc Scarpa, veteran director and executive producer of live interactive media events, has launched the first of it's kind social TV network with Comcast Xfinity On Demand, called VidBlogger Nation, that brings popular local YouTube talent into the living room of millions. VidBlogger Nation is ...

You Can Now Share Google Plus Circles With Friends

You Can Now Share Google Plus Circles With Friends

One of my favorite things about Google Plus is how it's part Facebook and part Twitter. I follow a host of interesting people on Google Plus, many who have never met me at all. It keeps my stream filled with interesting and unique content throughout ...

Google Lures Frustrated Facebook Users, Points The Way To Google Plus

Google Lures Frustrated Facebook Users, Points The Way To Google Plus

If you're a Facebook user, you've no doubt noticed the changes today that have their users in an uproar. You know you have a high percentage of angry users when there are hundreds of actual news stories solely about the users' dislike of the changes, ...

Google Plus Open To Everyone, Adds Killer Video Features To Hangouts

Google Plus Open To Everyone, Adds Killer Video Features To Hangouts

Google Plus, the social networking service that has long been in a restricted field test, is now officially in beta. That's right, folks, you can stop leaving comments on this post asking people to invite you and just head on over and sign up yourself ...

Social Video Branding Done Right - Samsung & Freddiew's Gamer Commute

Social Video Branding Done Right   Samsung & Freddiews Gamer Commute

Freddie Wong has earned a mention in more than a few articles here at ReelSEO. His charisma and charm, paired with sharp wit and insane special effects skills, make his channel a weekly "must-watch," whether you just want to be entertained or are looking to ...

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 9 - A Social Video Checklist & Conclusions

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 9   A Social Video Checklist & Conclusions

This is our ninth and final installment of the Social Video Blueprint series--which would have appeared last week were it not for a few hiccups. Throughout the last 10 weeks, we've explored social video from all angles, from its very definition to some of the ...

Bit.ly: YouTube Drives Traffic Longer Than Facebook & Twitter

Bit.ly: YouTube Drives Traffic Longer Than Facebook & Twitter

We know that viewers love different kinds of content, with video being one of the more popular varieties. But does it matter where you go to share that content? This week, Bit.ly decided to talk about link half-life--how long links shared through their service tend ...

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 8: Social Video Best Practices

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 8: Social Video Best Practices

Over the past seven weeks, we've used this series to take a deep dive into social video marketing, analyzing the benefits to both the brand and the fans. And if you've been following along, you know that social video succeeds when companies focus on creating ...

8 Tips For Creating A Successful Social Video Campaign

8 Tips For Creating A Successful Social Video Campaign

Through the awesome power of the internet and social media, videos allow us to share ideas, spread information and promote fads and styles. Using just a camera and a computer, ordinary people can make videos that create an extraordinary amount of interest and conversation. The ...

Google Plus +1 Button Now Lets You Share Video Content With Your Circles

Google Plus +1 Button Now Lets You Share Video Content With Your Circles

Google Plus +1 buttons have been popping up all over the web for the last several weeks--you might have noticed them here on ReelSEO. But up until today, the purpose and function of these buttons has been rather nebulous. What happens when you click +1? ...

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 7: Catalysts For Sharing

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 7: Catalysts For Sharing

As we've discussed throughout this series, social video campaigns are all about sharing. Clicks and impressions are great, but shares represent potential exponential growth, because the viewers themselves are spreading the brand's message to their friends, fans, and relatives. But why do they share? What ...

Best Branded Viral Video Ad Campaign - The Muppets & OK Go

Best Branded Viral Video Ad Campaign   The Muppets & OK Go

I've written many times about my love for The Muppets. I'm right in the perfect generation to be a fan--I remember watching and loving both the TV show and the three earliest films as I grew up. And over the past year or two, the ...

Online Movie Trailers Are Ads That Become Destination Viewing

Online Movie Trailers Are Ads That Become Destination Viewing

One of the most common types of branded viral video is the movie trailer. After music videos, it may be one of the most-watched genres of online video. Not every trailer succeeds at going viral, but the ones that do are able to generate huge ...

Leanin Launches Customizable "Social Video Player" For Brands

Leanin Launches Customizable Social Video Player For Brands

Leanin today announced the launch of something the company calls the first of its kind: a social video player. The Leanin service is a hosted solution, integrates smoothly with YouTube & Facebook, and aims to help brands better understand video engagement through an arsenal of ...