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.

Exclusive Interview With The Creators of The Shaving Helmet Hoax Video

Exclusive Interview With The Creators of The Shaving Helmet Hoax Video

I've been talking about the now-famous head-shaving helmet video for a few weeks now. First I featured it in one of my weekly round-ups of the latest and greatest viral success stories. A few days later, CNN revealed the video as a hoax and spoke ...

What Makes for Social Video and Do Creative Agencies Get It?

What Makes for Social Video and Do Creative Agencies Get It?

What do companies mean exactly when they say they do "social video?" Is it just about creating a video that's creative and entertaining, and placing your video on social networks? Or do you need to be doing a lot more? I explore some of the ...

TwitPic Adds Support for Video Uploads, Confuses Me

TwitPic Adds Support for Video Uploads, Confuses Me

TwitPic is moving beyond photos by rolling out support for video. In a blog post yesterday, the company states their intention to be your one-stop shop for sharing media of all varieties via Twitter. Users can now upload video from the TwitPic website, from their ...

Do Video Production Professionals Now Need To Know Social Video Marketing?

Do Video Production Professionals Now Need To Know Social Video Marketing?

I interviewed several video production pros and friends of ReelSEO: How important is social media for your business? Do you need to know and do it for your own marketing purposes, or your clients'? Learn what social media marketing activities they're doing with their own ...

Is Facebook Video Losing Steam? of Course It Is

Is Facebook Video Losing Steam? of Course It Is

Though Christopher already covered the latest comScore report, in particular focusing on the implications for mobile operating systems and mobile video, I wanted to touch on another piece of the report: Facebook. Specifically, it appears that Facebook's time as a dominant source for video may ...

SocialCam App To Offer Mobile Video + Social Video Sharing

SocialCam App To Offer Mobile Video + Social Video Sharing

Justin.tv is willing to learn and adapt to their users behavior. For example, the live-streaming video app they launched in 2010 was used by a lot of customers, but not for live video. In fact, over 90% of the video uploaded using the app was ...

The Definitive List of Facebook Video Apps for Facebook Pages

The Definitive List of Facebook Video Apps for Facebook Pages

We've talked a lot at ReelSEO about Facebook video marketing and video apps, so it was only a matter of time before we combined all the options into one big list. So here you go, our ReelSEO Show Reel of Facebook Video Apps, with a ...

YouTube Is The Third Most Blocked Website, Facebook First

YouTube Is The Third Most Blocked Website, Facebook First

A new report released today from OpenDNS--a DNS resolution service--casts some light on how businesses are treating social networking and online video websites--at least in terms of how employees spend their time while on the clock. While brands are racing to engage customers on social networking ...

YouTube Acquires Fflick To Help Connect Users With Videos Across The Web

YouTube Acquires Fflick To Help Connect Users With Videos Across The Web

After a day or two filled with rumors, YouTube has finally made an official announcement on their acquisition of Fflick, a service that analyzes social media conversations to help discover great new video content. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed, though it ...

With Branded Social Video Content, Shorter Is Better

With Branded Social Video Content, Shorter Is Better

Everyone's looking for ways to take their video and make it more social.  No one is after traditional views anymore--haven't you heard? Social views are where it's at. A viewer is just that... someone who views. A social viewer, however, is someone who views your ...

Make Your Facebook Video Stand Out With Captions & Advanced Video Tags

Make Your Facebook Video Stand Out With Captions & Advanced Video Tags

More and more users are sharing video through Facebook, whether by dropping in links or uploading their own clips. Facebook is the fastest-growing referrer of video traffic, and users are beginning to upload videos to the site in higher numbers as well. And now a ...

Video Apps for Facebook Fan Pages: North Social Review & Special Offer

Video Apps for Facebook Fan Pages: North Social Review & Special Offer

I interviewed Chris Mottau, General Manager for the software developer North Social, about their video apps for Facebook Pages. Chris shared with me why he says Facebook and video are perfect for each other, why a business with a Facebook Fan page should have a ...

How to Successfully Integrate Video into Social Media Marketing for Business

How to Successfully Integrate Video into Social Media Marketing for Business

I interviewed Dave Evans, Social Media Expert and author of the best-selling book, "Social Media Marketing: An Hour a Day" as well as "Social Media Marketing: The Next Generation of Business Engagement," about what he considers to be the special advantages to integrating video with ...

Should You Hire A Developer To Build Your Own Facebook Video App?

Should You Hire A Developer To Build Your Own Facebook Video App?

People often ask whether they should hire a professional to develop Facebook page applications for video. One might say that anybody can create a Fan Page, which is somewhat true. You even read in my last article how that could be accomplished, but it's certainly not always ...

Tutorial: How To Add Video To Your Facebook Welcome Page

Tutorial: How To Add Video To Your Facebook Welcome Page

Facebook account holders know that the simplest way to feature videos on their Facebook Fan Page or Business Page is to go to the "Video" tab and either upload or record a video. But what if you're looking for additional features for showcasing your video ...