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.

YouTube Marketing Tips for Partners: Engage The YouTube Community for Audience Growth

YouTube Marketing Tips for Partners: Engage The YouTube Community for Audience Growth

YouTube is wrapping up their wonderful "Tips for Partners" blog series, and I'm sad to see it winding down, because it's been fantastic.  Their last installment said the series would "run several weeks," but now it's ending after a total of four.  After covering a ...

Twit Happens: Tips To Overcome Legal Dangers With Video On Twitter

Twit Happens: Tips To Overcome Legal Dangers With Video On Twitter

I interviewed Internet technology and intellectual property attorney Evan Brown about the most important legal issues today when it pertains to businesses doing twitter and video marketing.  Evan talked with me about social media legal issues and gave advice as to how to select an attorney ...

E-Commerce Retailers - Active In Social Media But Lacking Mobile Video and HTML5

E Commerce Retailers   Active In Social Media But Lacking Mobile Video and HTML5

Some retailers are more active in social media than you might imagine. A full 12% of them have more than one million fans. Brands in that category include Victoria's Secret, Kohl's, Nike, Target, Walmart and Best Buy). Over 50% have over 100,000 fans. I wish ...

Twit Happens – So Here Are Some Legal Tips for Twitter Video

Twit Happens – So Here Are Some Legal Tips for Twitter Video

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews cyberlawyers Mark J. Rosenberg and Daliah Saper about the new video features in twitter; and shares tips for businesses to use video in twitter and other social media responsibly, and not run afoul of the law.

Google Experiments With Friends - Integrates Twitter-Shared Links In News

Google Experiments With Friends   Integrates Twitter Shared Links In News

It must be some kind of unofficial "tinker with your search engine" day or something.  Hot on the heels of Yahoo's major search interface overhaul, Search Engine Land has discovered that Google is testing a new feature with Google News—the ability to connect it to ...

Twitter Micro-Video Marketing Strategies for Business – The TwitVid Interview

Twitter Micro Video Marketing Strategies for Business – The TwitVid Interview

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews TwitVid's co-founder Mo Adham, and discusses the business opportunities today with using video in twitter, and how going super short with your video length can be more effective for the twitter crowd.

5 Top Twitter Video Marketing Strategies for Every Business

5 Top Twitter Video Marketing Strategies for Every Business

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews TwitJump's founder Alex Lawrence, who shares some of the top reasons businesses today should be doing video marketing in twitter, and some tips for planning your own twitter video marketing strategy.

While Social Media Adoption Climbs, Social Media Usage By Content Creators Is In Decline

While Social Media Adoption Climbs, Social Media Usage By Content Creators Is In Decline

A lot has been made of Facebook's rise as a referrer of video viewers.  Even here at ReelSEO, we've mentioned it a couple of times.  And indeed, Facebook is growing more rapidly than most sources in terms of traffic referred. But that may well be ...

What's The Business Value of Twitter Video Marketing?

Whats The Business Value of Twitter Video Marketing?

I interviewed Tubemogul's Director of Communications and Marketing David Burch about their recent report including data on Twitter and video, which declares that Twitter is one of the fastest growing ways that video is being discovered online, and that video referrals from twitter are more ...

Facebook Fastest Growing Video Referrer, But Still Behind Search

Facebook Fastest Growing Video Referrer, But Still Behind Search

Facebook and Twitter are the fastest-growing referrers of video on the web, according to a new report from TubeMogul.  Called "Online Video and the Media Industry," and produced in conjunction with Brightcove, it's a quarterly report, and the findings cover Q2 of 2010.

10 Reasons Facebook Video Marketing Is Valuable for Business

10 Reasons Facebook Video Marketing Is Valuable for Business

ReelSEO Grant Crowell interviews Social Media Examiner's Michael Stelzner, host of Facebook Success Summit 2010 taking place live and online Oct 5th – Oct 26th, about the increasing power for businesses to do video in Facebook, along with sharing some exclusive Facebook video tactics and business success stories.

Education Is The #1 Reason Marketers Use Website Video

Education Is The #1 Reason Marketers Use Website Video

Today we get to find out a little bit more about how today's marketers are employing video in their business, courtesy of a fascinating new study.  The study is from King Fish Media, Hubspot, and Junta 42, and you can see the full report here—there's ...

Facebook Leverages The Power of Online Video - Premium Video Content Next?

Facebook Leverages The Power of Online Video   Premium Video Content Next?

Facebook recently started streaming live video from the Palo Alto, California headquarters. It's not 24/7 nor is it what you might expect but more a mix of content including interviews and technical talk, etc. But that's not the only video deal in the works at ...

Why You Should Care About Google’s Rumored Social Networking Service

Why You Should Care About Google’s Rumored Social Networking Service

Rumors have been swirling for ages that Google is secretly building their own social networking service.  Even before that Tweet from Digg's Kevin Rose got tongues wagging, many industry insiders had long suspected Google was looking to get more social.

Old Spice Body Wash Sales Down Despite Recent Online Video Marketing Blitz?

Old Spice Body Wash Sales Down Despite Recent Online Video Marketing Blitz?

The social media marketing efforts of the Old Spice Man are still reverberating throughout the Internet.  You might say he's a media darling, right?  But there are some whispers out there that suggest the commercials have not been all that effective, despite their massive reach.  ...