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.

How To Run A Successful Online Video Contest: Promoting On A Budget, Earned Media

How To Run A Successful Online Video Contest: Promoting On A Budget, Earned Media

In parts 1 & 2 of the 'promote' chapter of our series on running a successful online video contest, we looked at ways of utilizing paid media & owned media to promote your video contest while remaining on a budget. Today in Part 3, we ...

Selling Video Online - When Video Itself Is The Product

Selling Video Online   When Video Itself Is The Product

The majority of our ReelSEO readers are video marketers, meaning they're well versed in using video to help promote, highlight, and advertise all kinds of other businesses, products, and services. But with the right content and in the right marketplace, video is a valuable commodity ...

Vimeo Music Store Launches To Help Easily Add Music To Your Videos

Vimeo Music Store Launches To Help Easily Add Music To Your Videos

It's been a busy couple of weeks for online video platform Vimeo. They launched Vimeo Perks--an online marketplace for video creators to get deals on great production gear, and they also launched the Vimeo Music Store. The Vimeo Music Store is intended to provide a place ...

A List Of Online Video Contest Platforms

A List Of Online Video Contest Platforms

Online video contests are growing in popularity and complexity and are now far more savvy than the upload a YouTube video and get people to like it ,etc. A crop of online video contest platforms have sprung up and more are coming all the time. ...

Watch The LSU-Alabama Game Online & Help CBS Break A Live Streaming Record

Watch The LSU Alabama Game Online & Help CBS Break A Live Streaming Record

CBS has been pretty awesome in the streaming video racket for awhile now.  They offer streams of The Masters and the NCAA Tournament, all in the face of the risk that somehow, they'd lose TV ad dollars from the potential lost audience watching the events ...

Build A Winning Online Video Contest - An Overview Of The Launchpad6 Platform

Build A Winning Online Video Contest   An Overview Of The Launchpad6 Platform

Earlier in the year I ran an online video contest at Gamers Daily News through Launchpad6, for whom I have done some writing work as well. Since I used their system, it means I could give an accurate run down of the system's features and ...

My Video Lifestyle - No Cord Cutting But Wireless, 3D, HD, Fast, Flexible & Complex

My Video Lifestyle   No Cord Cutting But Wireless, 3D, HD, Fast, Flexible & Complex

I've recently received a bunch of really cool gear here at the home office and need to talk about it. But first I had to assemble it all into a usable and versatile system that then allowed me to watch video from just about any ...

Ooyala Custom Video Analytics: Real-Time Facebook Behavioral Data

Ooyala Custom Video Analytics: Real Time Facebook Behavioral Data

I interviewed Ooyala co-Founder and President of Products' Bismarck Lepe, on today's release of their new Facebook video analytics solution, allowing publishers to track Facebook users engaging with their online video across audience segmentations in real time. Could we be getting a glimpse of the ...

Ooyala Goes Social, Everywhere with New Offerings

Ooyala Goes Social, Everywhere with New Offerings

I had a couple meetings with Ooyala lately to talk about all the cool new stuff they have got going on like Ooyala Social, Ooyala Everywhere and of course the Motorola Mobility investment and what it might mean for us as much as for them. ...

The Past, Present, and Future of Enterprise Video

The Past, Present, and Future of Enterprise Video

What's the next major shift for video in the enterprise? Below is an observation of the evolution of enterprise video from the past to the present, and a suggestion for what's to come. For consistency, let's evaluate the four parts of video for each period ...

Volusion Partners With vzaar To Provide Ecommerce Video Solutions

Volusion Partners With vzaar To Provide Ecommerce Video Solutions

vzaar, the video hosting platform continues to wrap up partnerships with some of the web's leading creative agencies. Today the company announced a new relationship with Volusion, one of the leading providers of ecommerce and shopping cart software, to power ecommerce video solutions for all of Volusion's ...

Get Your Own Free Videosite With vidmeup Video Hosting

Get Your Own Free Videosite With vidmeup Video Hosting

There are a lot of great benefits a business can get from posting their video to YouTube, including sharing options, statistics, and access to the audience at the largest video site in the world. But YouTube doesn't work for everyone, particularly businesses that are concerned ...

Vimeo Courting Businesses With New Vimeo Pro Accounts

Vimeo Courting Businesses With New Vimeo Pro Accounts

While Vimeo is a great deal smaller than YouTube (and really, who isn't?), there is a growing and thriving community of users there. But one group that has long been shut out of the Vimeo experience is businesses and brands. This week, the company announced the ...

Facebook Video To Be Powered By Ooyala Online Video Platform?

Facebook Video To Be Powered By Ooyala Online Video Platform?

This much we know is true: Facebook is having some kind of big-announcement press event tomorrow. CEO Mark Zuckerburg has reportedly said it will be "awesome." And shortly after the speculation began, TechCrunch declared the announcement would be a partnership with Skype to bring video ...

The Many Business Benefits Of Using A Branded Video Player

The Many Business Benefits Of Using A Branded Video Player

Online video provides a method for small businesses to attract the attention of potential buyers, provide more information about their products and demonstrate how they work. Most small businesses that begin using video start with a YouTube channel because of the huge number of potential ...