Video Platforms & Solutions

Information about online video hosting platforms and video streaming platforms (OVP) and online video companies. Coverage of the business of online video, video platform startups, and other internet video platforms. Ongoing industry coverage of the video hosing providers, video CMS platforms, video advertising platforms, internet sharing platforms and other video platforms dedicated to publishing and monetizing web video.

YouTube Announces Collaborative Annotations

Last June YouTube launched Annotations, a feature that makes YouTube videos more interactive by enabling content creators to add speech bubbles,notes, and highlight boxes to their videos. People found several creative uses for Annotations, pushing the limits of information sharing, interactive games and storytelling. Last ...

eCommerce Video Comes Alive With Ooyala's Backlot Platform

As we've posted many times in the past, online video has emerged as an exciting and effective new method of marketing ecommerce products and services online.  Just a few weeks back, we covered some research recently released from comScore which details the benefits of utilizing online ...

Interview with Wonderhowto - Instructional Videos Aggregator

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews Stephen Chao, CEO of Wonderhowto, the largest aggregator of instructional videos on the Web today. In our podcast show, Stephen talks about how a former President of Fox Television and USA Cable decided to get involved in the online video community ...

EBay Videos for Ecommerce - Interview With Jamie Perkins of VZAAR

ReelSEO had the opportunity to sit down with VZAAR's Chief Operating Officer, Jamie Parkins to get the scoop on what VZAAR is setting out to do, where they came from and where they hope to go. VZAAR has been operating as a provider of a ...

Hollywood Studios Come Together To Launch Online Movie Platform

Studio 3 Networks, the premium entertainment joint venture formed by Viacom Inc., its Paramount Pictures unit, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. and Lionsgate, announced today that it will brand its next-generation entertainment service, epix. The service will provide consumers with access to great films and original entertainment ...

JW Player and Long Tail Video Platform Overview - The #1 Open Source Video Player

JW Player and Long Tail Video Platform Overview   The #1 Open Source Video Player

http://www.reelseo.com/long-tail-video/ - Long Tail Video Ad Solutions - An overview of longtailvideo.com and the JW Players - JW FLV Player and JW Media Players.

Kaltura.com The Do-It-Yourself Video Solution?

Some of us are the do-it-yourself types or don't have a huge budget to implement a solution from some of the major providers of online video delivery systems. Some of us just need to get our hands dirty and some of us are proponents of ...

Evenhere Video Overlays Put The Product In Your Hand

So you're watching some show or video and see something really cool. Your mind begins to wander and you can't help but think 'how and where do I get one of those?' Well that's exactly where Evenhere.com comes in. Their service allows you to bookmark ...

Personalized Video Discovery and Monetization - An Overview of Taboola

Taboola.com is one of an ever-growing list of video aggregation services. So why should you be reading about it? Well they do a little more than some of the others. Not only are they organizing the videos for the users to find more easily, they're ...

All In One Video Plugin for WordPress - Upload, Host, Edit, and More

Kaltura has recently released version 2.1 of its WordPress plugin, the All in one Video Pack. This plugin for WordPress 2.5 or higher allows you to do a great deal of things with WordPress and rich media including the ability to upload or import a ...

Online Video Given "Highest Focus" In 2009's Digital Marketing Campaigns, Says Survey

Yesterday the online video platform, PermissionTV, released its survey findings on online video initiatives for 2009. One standout finding: 2 out of 3 respondents listed online video as a primary focus of their 2009 digital marketing campaigns – higher than every other category, including social ...

Mogulus Pro: Robust Live Streaming Video Platform for Professionals

Mogulus Pro: Robust Live Streaming Video Platform for Professionals

Mogulus allows producers to stream live, linear and pre-recorded internet television anywhere on the web via their player widget.  As of a recent announcement, they now offer two versions, the Free, ad-supported version and the Pro version. The Pro version was only recently announced and ...

Personalizing Video Analytics for Campaign Success - Interview With Omniture's CEO Josh James

We interviewed Josh James, CEO and Co-Founder of the online analytics and business optimization firm Omniture after his keynote presentation at Search Engine Strategies Chicago, Avoiding the Chasm of "Anticipointment, and asked him, is it possible to do a video ad campaign that offers personalized, relevant ...

Youtube Embed Tip - Remove Embedded Player Search

As you know, many video content producers are utilizing free hosting platforms and video sharing websites like Youtube to power online video on their own websites.  There are clearly many benefits to utilizing these services, primarily the fact that video hosting is free and reliable. ...

Online Video Explosion - Local Video Production and Marketing for Businesses

SuperForum II: Local Video Explosion - This is the Kelsey Group's ILM:08 conference session that we were most excited about covering.  This is a great panel session with several leaders in local online video marketing solutions. Brad Inman, Chairman and Founder of TurnHere is up ...