Archive for January, 2014

The Day In Online Video News And Views 31st January 2014

Friday, January 31st, 2014
The Day In Online Video News And Views 31st January 2014Will.i.am and Maker Studios are teaming up on YouTube, Amazon is considering a 50% price increase for their Prime service but say that has nothing to do with increasing online video costs, and TiVo is buying content-recommendations company DigitalSmiths. Read about these and other stories of the past few days from ReelSEO.

Fun Video Friday: May Include Super Bowl Content

Friday, January 31st, 2014
Fun Video Friday: May Include Super Bowl ContentOur fun videos of the week include another NFL bad lip reading, a trip back in time from Delta Airlines, a new trailer for the LEGO movie, a Larry David insult compilation and a very patriotic version of the National Anthem - from the Peanuts gang.

Explainer Videos: Hire a Professional Video Production Company or DIY?

Friday, January 31st, 2014
Explainer Videos: Hire a Professional Video Production Company or DIY?An explainer video can be a phenomenally powerful tool for your brand. But can a do-it-yourself explanation video really match up to one that is professionally made by a specialist company? We bring you the pros and cons of both options.

The Best Sites for FREE, Royalty-Free Music for Your Videos [Creators Tip #127]

Thursday, January 30th, 2014
The Best Sites for FREE, Royalty-Free Music for Your Videos [Creators Tip #127]Adding music to your video can really enhance the content, but if you're on a budget, where can you find free royalty free tracks to use? We show you some of the best resources for royalty free music, including tracks that you can use for your commercial videos.

comScore’s New Metrics Mean Little for Video Marketers or Advertisers

Thursday, January 30th, 2014
comScore's New Metrics Mean Little for Video Marketers or AdvertiserscomScore's plan to expand its cross-platform digital measurement service promises new metrics for advertising and mobile video based on content and audience. But without measuring engagement in these areas, how can the new features really help video marketers or advertisers?

Pre-roll Ads Most Tolerable Video Ad Format [Report]

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Pre-roll Ads Most Tolerable Video Ad Format [Report]Yahoo! reports that 22% of people find pre-roll video ads acceptable. But is that an acceptable number based on the research? Half of the same audience also believes that ads should be more interactive, more relevant and that they should be given a choice in the ads they see.

6 Best Branded Vines of the Week: 29th January 2014

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
6 Best Branded Vines of the Week: 29th January 2014As Vine enters its second year, we bring you some of the best branded short-form clips of the best 7 days including a far from boring appearance by the Muppets, a snowboarders eye-view of the Winter XGames and Ford's big fun with a not so little truck.

Video Production: Basic Lighting Tips for Fashion and Beauty Shoots

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Video Production: Basic Lighting Tips for Fashion and Beauty ShootsLearn some new lighting techniques and modifiers or brush up on some basics with Karl Taylor who gives us some reasoning behind certain lighting rig uses in his work. Have you got your own favorite lighting rigs and setup or tips and tricks?

Your Week in Live-streaming: Super Bowl 2014 Online

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Your Week in Live-streaming: Super Bowl 2014 OnlineDesperate to watch the Denver Broncos face up to the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday but won't be near a TV set? If you have a PC, a Mac, an iPad or an iPhone available then you'll still be able to watch a live-stream of the game wherever you are.

The Day In Online Video News And Views 28th January 2014

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
The Day In Online Video News And Views 28th January 2014The NFL is going to block mobile video streaming from inside the Super Bowl Stadium on Sunday, SodaStream might just get the last laugh over their censored Super Bowl ad, and Comcast subs are up. These, and other stories of the day from online video land, from ReelSEO.