Archive for the ‘discovery’ Category

Group Nine Media steals the show at #NewFronts2017

Monday, May 15th, 2017
Group Nine Media steals the show at #NewFronts2017Group Nine Media is a family of digital media brands (NowThis, The Dodo, Seeker, and Thrillist) built for the mobile, social, and video-first world. It generated 3.3B video views and 96M social actions against its content in April 2017, and is scaling up at a breakneck pace.

YouTube and the Frustration with Curated Video Content

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
YouTube and the Frustration with Curated Video ContentMany of us use YouTube to discover video content by unknown creators, and to uncover different content from creators we know and love. But it can be frustrating when YouTube's front page algorithm consistently returns curated content that we're not interested in watching, or pushes certain creators and verticals over others.

Rediscovering Online Video: How YouTube Recommends to a Viewer Without an Account

Friday, January 29th, 2016
Rediscovering Online Video: How YouTube Recommends to a Viewer Without an AccountA month into a project to rediscover online video in 2016, and we've noticed that there is absolutely no reason to create an account on any social video platform. Not even YouTube. A viewer is able to enjoy plenty of video content on various platforms without being forced into signing up as a user.

Rediscovering Online Video in 2016 : How To, Why To, and Who to Watch

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
Rediscovering Online Video in 2016 : How To, Why To, and Who to WatchWith the sheer number of videos being uploaded to YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and other video platforms, how can viewers keep up with new content? For 2016, ReelSEO is running a project to rediscover online video and sharing those results with our readers.

Is YouTube Testing New Search Results for Specific User Queries?

Friday, October 30th, 2015
Is YouTube Testing New Search Results for Specific User Queries?YouTube is constantly testing new features that will improve the user experience on the site. We're currently seeing some interesting new search results based on specific queries that could give creators more chance of appearing on the first page for their content.

We’re All Watching More Video on Our Smartphones and Tablets [Study]

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
We're All Watching More Video on Our Smartphones and Tablets [Study]Two new studies confirm that viewers are watching more video via their mobile devices, and the mobile device of choice for online video consumption is Apple. 48% of smartphone and tablet owners are also using apps to access that video content.

The Vimeo Playbook: How to Optimize Content for Vimeo on Demand

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
The Vimeo Playbook: How to Optimize Content for Vimeo on DemandVimeo on Demand offers filmmakers and creators to the opportunity to sell or rent their video content to viewers across the world. But how do you optimize to make the most of this platform? We take a look at the new Vimeo Playbook which offers some solid advice.

The Vimeo Playbook: How to Optimize Content for Vimeo on Demand

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
Vimeo on Demand offers filmmakers and creators to the opportunity to sell or rent their video content to viewers across the world. But how do you optimize to make the most of this platform? We take a look at the new Vimeo Playbook which offers some solid advice.

How-to Calculate ROI from Adding Closed Captions to YouTube

Friday, February 20th, 2015
How-to Calculate ROI from Adding Closed Captions to YouTubeCaptioning on YouTube is a much discussed topic among YouTubers with the cost usually being the main concern. To help alleviate some of this uncertainty, 3Play Media has introduced a free tool that will calculate the Return on Investment of captioning your YouTube channel.

Direct Video Uploads Surpass YouTube Shares on Facebook – For First Time!

Thursday, December 11th, 2014
Direct Video Uploads Surpass YouTube Shares on Facebook - For First Time!For the first time ever, user-uploaded video content on Facebook has overtaken YouTube uploads to the social networking site, with the Facebook video auto-play feature taking credit for the increase in popularity.