Twitter Considers Original Web Series, YouTube Redesigns Homepage, 2012 Streaming Olympics, & More [Reel Web #50]
This week's Reel Web covers a ton of
This week's Reel Web covers a ton of
When motorcycle enthusiasts get serious about their gear, they shop at RevZilla.com . Founded in 2007 by a core of passionate motorcyclists (who happen to have penchant for writing code), RevZilla Motorsports has distinguished itself from big-box stores and online sites by providing superior customer service and only the highest performing merchandise – from jackets and tires to tools – selected and tested by experts in the field.
With the rapidly blossoming expansion of original online series, I've been pondering a way to start curating some content via what I watch, because as this month-long online video viewing project I'm doing is going to show, I seem to watch a lot . Considering that it's my main source of wind down time and video entertainment, it's not a surprise. Since I cut the cable cord some months ago I've been slowly building up a set of shows that I watch weekly and it's growing.
On this week’s Creator’s Tip video Kieran Farr from VidCaster discusses the benefits of having your videos on your own video website in addition to a presence on relevant video destination sites like YouTube, Blip.tv and Daily Motion in order to increase your traffic, product sales and have additional control over your video revenue streams down the line. Click here to watch this video. ReelSEO: Why would a
Video marketers are well aware that great content can increase a brand's online reach - but what happens when search engine optimization can actually harm those marketing efforts? We asked Lee Odden, CEO of TopRank Online Marketing and author of ” Optimize: How to Attract and Engage More Customers by Integrating SEO, Social Media, and Content Marketing ” to guide us through the recent changes Google have made to the ranking
The Screen Actors Guild Foundation is an “educational, humanitarian and philanthropic 501(c)(3) non-profit organization” founded in 1985 with a mission to “enhance the lives of actors by investing in programs which help them in their professional endeavors and the communities in which they live.” That’s an informative, but kinda dry explanation. Here’s Alec Baldwin with a more palatable description in the medium of moving pictures: Now that we know what the SAG Foundation is, let’s get into greater detail about at least one thing the organization is doing in the very near future. Somewhere under the umbrella of “enhance the lives of actors by investing in program” rests an educational event that will take place Wednesday, July 25th at 7PM Eastern / 5PM Pacific and be live streamed to the online masses straight from the New York Institute of Technology’s beautiful Auditorium on Broadway in NYC.Read More:
On today's Reel Rebel Stephen Schweickart of VScreen.com gives some simple video editing advice on one way (using a 'cut') to ensure your transitions don't make your video look like you are at amateur status or more closely resemble a Power Point Presentation then a professional, classy video.
Read more here: How-To Use Simple Cut Transitions When Editing Video and Why You Should [Reel Rebel #12]
This week on the Reel Web we discuss another new feature launched by YouTube, review some great ways to limit the amount of filtering you have to do when doing YouTube searches and talk about changes in how news is being spread and commercials are being presented to target audiences online.
Visit link: Data-Driven Video Ads, Face Blur Privacy, and Better YouTube Searching [Reel Web #49]
Samsung is holding their third annual Free the TV Challenge and the theme this year is Second Screen Storytellers which means they're looking for a full package production that will couple TV viewing with additional content meant to be viewed on another screen but tie directly into the story and the show. They've teamed with NYTVF , New York Television Festival, and are offering a whopping $300,000 production budget to the winner as well as distribution on Samsung Smart TVs and Galaxy devices. According to the release: Free the TV Challenge III – “Second Screen Storytellers” is Samsung’s third Free the TV Challenge, following successful competitions in 2010 and 2011.
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