Archive for December, 2014

How a DIY YouTube Tutorial Video Saved Me $700

Monday, December 29th, 2014
How a DIY YouTube Tutorial Video Saved Me $700YouTube isn't just for watching cats, or Korean pop music. Hundreds of thousands of videos offer invaluable advice to consumers when it comes to DIY projects. We show you how a quick search on YouTube saved over $700 on the cost of a new washing machine.

Thank You, Highlights, and Happy Holidays from ReelSEO!

Thursday, December 25th, 2014
Thank You, Highlights, and Happy Holidays from ReelSEO!It's been a very exciting year for online video, and we take a look back at some of the highlights of 2014. We'd also say a big thank you to all of our readers, contributors, sponsors, advertisers, and to the industry professionals who have made 2014 a great year for ReelSEO.

Last Minute Holiday Gifts for the Video Enthusiast

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
Last Minute Holiday Gifts for the Video EnthusiastIt's never too late to buy that last minute holiday gift for the video enthusiast in your life - we have a few ideas for little, and not so little stocking fillers that will make any video creator, or watcher, smile.

3 Ways Brands Can Leverage YouTubers to Build an Audience

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
3 Ways Brands Can Leverage YouTubers to Build an AudienceAs well as creating their own video content, brands can also leverage other creators and channels on YouTube to build visibility, and a bigger audience. We show you three ways that brands can actively participate in the YouTube eco-system without spending millions of dollars, or busting their chops to create that elusive viral hit.

12 of the Best Vines, Instavids, and Facebook Videos for the 2014 Holidays

Monday, December 22nd, 2014
12 of the Best Vines, Instavids, and Facebook Videos for the 2014 HolidaysWe've seen some fantastic video marketing campaign for the holidays, and here's our round up of the best Vines, Instagram, and Facebook videos of the 2014 festive season.

The Ultimate YouTube Video Description: A Reel How-To Guide

Friday, December 19th, 2014
The Ultimate YouTube Video Description: A Reel How-To GuideA killer video description will help with video SEO and will give the viewer an outline of the content - leading to a longer watch time, and, hopefully, more engagement. But so many brands, and creators, fail to take full advantage of this feature, and therefore miss out on a huge opportunity to engage with their viewers, or optimize their YouTube watch page.

Here’s 500 Million Views of Kinder Surprise Egg Unwrapping Videos

Friday, December 19th, 2014
Here's 500 Million Views of Kinder Surprise Egg Unwrapping VideosWe've all heard about unboxing videos on YouTube, but what about unwrapping videos? Yes, they are a thing, and there are 500 Million views for the unwrapping of Kinder Surprise Eggs alone. But they are all for fan-generated, not branded, content.

How-to Record Google Hangouts Video [Creators Tip #173]

Thursday, December 18th, 2014
How-to Record Google Hangouts Video [Creators Tip #173]Google Hangouts are a great way to record a video interview with multiple participants. You can record in private and then publish straight to your YouTube channel within the hour. We show you how, in this week's Creator's Tip.

How-to Get the Most YouTube Video Views Via Facebook [#TubeTalk #54]

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
How-to Get the Most YouTube Video Views Via Facebook [#TubeTalk #54]How do you get the most views for the YouTube videos you upload to Facebook? What is YouTube's own secret to success for promoting its video uploads on Facebook? We discuss the best strategy on this week's TubeTalk podcast.

2014 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Results: Biggest Social Video Movement EVER?

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
2014 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Results: Biggest Social Video Movement EVER?The ALS #IceBucketChallenge was a uniquely video-orientated phenomenon that swept across the world in a matter of days over the summer of 2014. It dominated the social feeds of hundreds of millions, and is the biggest video meme ever with 1.3 Billion Views.