Archive for October, 2013

The Day In Online Video News and Views: October 31st 2013

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
The Day In Online Video News and Views: October 31st 2013GoDaddy are already gearing up for the 2014 Super Bowl by announcing they will take a more subtle approach to next year's half time ad push. No more scantily clad models say the company as that's diluting their message. This and other news from the day in video.

7 Tips for Killer Instagram Marketing Videos [Creator’s Tip #115]

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
7 Tips for Killer Instagram Marketing Videos [Creator's Tip #115]More and more of us are uploading video content to Instagram but how can we ensure we are producing the best quality footage and creating the most engaging clips possible? We bring you 7 of our top tips to get the most out of this video platform.

Turn Around! It’s The Best Halloween Videos Of 2013

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
Turn Around! It's The Best Halloween Videos Of 2013Halloween is upon us again and there have been some fantastic videos released to celebrate the best of the holiday. Watch Batman appear in a range of horror films, kids getting trick or treated with healthy snacks and a lots of handy ways to kill a pesky pumpkin.

LongTail Rebrands As JW Player: 6 Billion Views Generated In September 2013

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
LongTail Rebrands As JW Player: 6 Billion Views Generated In September 2013The world's most popular video platform, LongTail, has rebranded as JW Player, the name that most of its users are already familiar with. The player generated 6 billion views across 2.5 million websites in September 2013 and the company predicts further growth as the demand for mobile video grows.

The Day In Online Video News and Views: October 30th 2013

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
The Day In Online Video News and Views: October 30th 2013A Californian police officer has booked a driver for wearing Google Glass whilst behind the wheel, citing 'Driving with Monitor visible to Driver' as the reason. The law is still unclear on the subject of the wearable device and driving so we can expect more confusion to come.

Scary Moments In Video Marketing: Six Horrifying Corporate Videos

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
Scary Moments In Video Marketing: Six Horrifying Corporate VideosMost corporate videos are pretty good, some are great enough to go viral and some miss the mark by such a margin that it's a wonder that the creative team behind them don't have nightmares for the rest of their lives. We bring you 6 of the scariest business videos of all time, the ones that should never have seen the light of day.

Viewers Tolerate Mid Roll Video Ads More Than Pre-Roll [Report]

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
Viewers Tolerate Mid Roll Video Ads More Than Pre-Roll [Report]Viewers are more likely to watch a mid roll video ad, particularly if they are engaged with the original video content, then they are a pre roll ad. Post roll ads fare even worse. Viewers also have very little patience for slow loading videos and video ads, particularly sports fans who are 5 x more likely to abandon before a slow video loaded.

New Google Glass Hardware Gets Fancy Earbud, Prescription Lens Support

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
New Google Glass Hardware Gets Fancy Earbud, Prescription Lens SupportGoogle are gearing up for the roll out of their new Glass hardware by releasing images that show a new earbud feature. As audio quality has been an issue this suggests that they have at least listened to requests to improve it. Users should also find the new Glass is compatible with prescription frames and lenses.

The Day In Online Video News and Views: October 29th 2013

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
The Day In Online Video News and Views: October 29th 2013Google + is giving their 300 million active users brand new video editing capabilities that will allow them to produce short clips using a range of filters and soundtracks. Twitter also announced that viewers will be able to preview video clips in their timeline without having to open them. This and more news in our daily round up.

We Could Watch These Cat Videos Forever… No, Seriously

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
We Could Watch These Cat Videos Forever… No, SeriouslyEveryday is cat day at ReelSEO but as it's officially 'National Cat Day' today we are bringing all of our favourite cat videos together in one place. There's Keyboard Cat of course, and Surprised Cat but we had to bump Nyan Cat in favour of that one that's always stalking. Sorry Nyan Cat.