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.

Pre-Roll Video Ads – The Future of Online Advertising?

"The pre-roll" - the video advertisement which begins the user's experience with desired video content – has seen some major improvements in ad platform technology, along with convergence of user acceptance and marketers learning how to be much more user-friendly with video advertising. MediaPost's Video Insider's ...

The Brightcove 3 Interview: Merging Video SEO Technology With Strategy

In an earlier article we covered Brightcove's announcement of their new video online video platform - Brightcove 3.  Brightcove's Senior VP of Marketing and Strategy, Adam Berrey, talks with ReelSEO's Grant Crowell on the new version's improved features for Video SEO, their newly-added "Basic" edition ...

New Online Social Video Networking and Discovery Platform - Have You Seen It Yet?

SeenItYet is a social video discovery platform for people who like to entertain their friends.  It's your source for the funniest new videos from across the internet and it's also a more fun and interactive way to share your favorite videos.

Wellcome To Online Video for Real Estate - Interview With WellcomeMat

We have spent a good amount of time covering some of the popular local online video platforms focused on providing online video marketing and production services for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs), including Turnhere, SpotRunner, Mixpo, and others.  One of the more recent companies ...

Interview With Ooyala's Lead Video Analytics Engineer

Just today, Ooyala announced a complete overhaul and new release of their online video analytics platform, Backlot Analytics. Christophor Rick, one of ReelSEO's talented columnists, had some time to discuss this exciting new functionality with Ooyala's Lead Analytics Engineer, Venkat Jonnadula. ReelSEO: What advantage or ...

Video SEO for Local Television Shows – The PermissionTV Interview

Many broadcast television shows marketed for general consumer audiences are now providing web-based complimentary versions - a good means of expanding their audience and increase advertising revenue. But can a web-based version also be successful for local television shows? Matt Kaplan, VP of Solutions and ...

Katalyst Media - Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg Talk About Online Video

Animoto Officially Launches After A Successful Year In Beta

Remember that cool company Animoto that we wrote about a while back. The one that let's you make your own videos but slapped the logo on at the end? The same company that is still on my Facebook page with my 30 second video from ...

Spot Runner Overview - Cross-Media Video Marketing

Originally focused on providing affordable, high-quality television advertising solutions for local businesses, Spot Runner has quickly risen to become a comprehensive cross-media advertising solutions provider. They are currently the only company that I am aware of which provides a fully integrated advertising solution that includes ...

Interview With Mixpo CEO On Video Solutions for SMBs

Attendees of today's Search Marketing Expo Local-Mobile conference in San Francisco who want solutions for how to be more effective with their online marketing should check out the end-of-day panels featuring video solutions providers. The sessions are titled,  Local Search 3.0: Engaging the Community; and ...

Hi-Res, Self-Service Video Production for SMBs

Animoto, is a web-based application that, with the click of a button, produces videos using images and music that a user selects. Using their patent-pending Artificial Intelligence developed to think like an actual editor & director the service is aimed at consumers and businesses alike. ...

Online Video Usability - Importance of Player Control

One thing that is seldom posted about (as far as I can tell) is the issue of usability standards for online video platforms and online video players. There is a great post over at Online Video Watch, titled, "The Importance of Control In Player Development," ...

Hulu To Launch Wednesday With New Partners

Hulu will launch its free video streaming service on March 12, when the service exits its five-month-long private beta phase and becomes accessible to all public users.  Hulu has attracted a ton of attention from the press and for good reason, the site is backed ...

Blip TV Vide Hosting - How To Get Started With Blip.tv

For those of you who have been following the online video hype, but haven't yet started uploading and sharing videos online, we like to share some basic instructions to get started with video online. For those of you who have started sharing video but have ...

MSNBC Launches New Online Video Player Beta

MSNBC.com launched a new version of their video player today. The new player features a wide angle aspect and features a new companion medium rectangle banner ad (300*250) that slides in an out only when in-video ads are served. In other words you will see ...