All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Videos’

Social Media and Search Compliment Each Other

WebProNews had a chat with Dana Todd of Newsforce, who talked about social media advertising and search. The two are impacting each other more than ever. What ways do you see social media and search impacting each other? Share your thoughts.

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Fear and Advertising – Are you Scared Yet?

WebProNews discussed fear and advertising with Steve Hayden, Vice Chairman of Ogilvy Worldwide. There is a lot of fear currently as we’re going through what Hayden calls "the biggest transition in advertising since the advent of television." What are your biggest fears in advertising? Please share.

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Huffington Post Shares Ways to Get an Audience Engaged

WebProNews had a few words with Huffington Post Chief Revenue Officer James Smith recently, and talked a little bit about what makes the social news site so popular. Why do you think the Huffington Post is so popular? Share your thoughts.

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New US Government Portal on YouTube

YouTube has introduced the new US Government Portal today, though the channel says it’s been a member since 2007. The portal connects you to 25 federal agencies.

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The Process of Ad Copy Creation

WebProNews discussed the creation of ad copy and the stages of the buy cycle with Mona Elesseily of Page zero Media recently. Do you have a process you use for ad copy creation? Tell us about it.

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Yahoo’s Jerry Yang Gives His Own Speech

Google CEO Eric Schimdt was not the only web company figure to deliver a commencement address yesterday. Yahoo Co-founder Jerry Yang spoke at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Yang’s speech had a different tone that Schmidt’s. Whereas Schmidt discussed everything from cheesesteak to the meaning of life, Yang jumped in with a tone suggesting that things aren’t as bad as they seem.

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Google CEO Shares the Meaning of Life

Eric Schmidt gave a commencement address at the University of Pennsylvania yesterday. The full video is below, but I have pulled out some of the good quotes from it (there were quite a few).

He begins with congratulations and talks about how great Penn is, and how there are 250 alumni who work at Google. He says it’s the most desirable place for Google to hire interns because the "quality of graduates is the best in the world."

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Google Handles Local Searches Differently Than Before

WebProNews recently spoke with Search Engine Land Assignment Editor, and Blogger Matt McGee about local search and its impact on business owners. The local search game has changed over the years, and even more so within the last couple months. Do you think a Google search is the most important place to be found in local search? Share your thoughts.

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Is Google Just a Scapegoat for Newspapers?

WebProNews recently interviewed Search Guru Danny Sullivan and discussed several things including the newspaper industry and how it views Google as a threat. Do you think Google is the problem? Share your thoughts here.

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The Making of Google’s New Search Options

Earlier this week, Google launched what I consider to be the company’s next step in personalized search – "search options." Essentially, it is a link searchers can click, which brings up a left-side navigation menu that allows for different ways of searching.

The following video shows how it works if you have not yet experimented with it for yourself:

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Good Mobile Marketing Isn’t an Advertisement

WebProNews recently conducted an interview with Mike Wehrs, President and CEO of the Mobile Marketing Association. This is an organization that "provides an industry forum to meet, discuss, plan and work cooperatively to resolve key industry issues." Wehrs talks with Abby Johnson the growth in mobile marketing, and its benefits. Do you utilize mobile marketing? Tell us a little bit about your strategies.

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Innovation & Ad Spend See Bright Spots in Downturn

WebProNews had a very nice discussion with Charles Buchwalter, Senior VP of Research and Analytics at Nielsen Online. He had some quite interesting things to say. For example, he notes that despite the economic downturn, there is plenty of innovation and change happening online.

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Understanding How Competitors Are Driving and Engaging Traffic

Last month launched with a new look. WebProNews had a few words with Compete’s Director of Market Development, Aaron Prebluda who talked a little bit about the new design. Have you used Compete since its relaunch? What do you think about it? Share your thoughts.

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Wikipedia Founder Talks Consumer-Generated Content for Branding

WebProNews recently spoke with Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia for a few minutes, and discussed the past, present, and future of user-generated content as a marketing medium, not to mention several other topics. What kinds of brands do you think work the best for marketing with consumer-generated content? Share your thoughts with us.

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Google to Advertise Chrome on TV

Google is not known for being a big television advertiser despite the company’s own platform for distributing television ads (which is getting more targeted according to recent discussions from Google).

Google is now testing those waters for itself though. The Google Japan team created a video promoting the Google Chrome browser, and the company is taking it to televisions.

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Looking at the State of Google

Google held its annual stockholders’ meeting yesterday evening and to accompany that Co-founder Sergey Brin decided to re-share the 2008 Founders’ Letter, which was originally published on Google’s Investor Relations site. Brin says they wanted to make this more widely available so they posted it on the Official Google Blog.

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Connecting Digg with Facebook

Back when Facebook Connect launched, Digg was among the names mentioned that would be utilizing the feature. Nothing has happened with that (at least publicly) until now. Digg has now gotten connected with Facebook Connect.

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Integrating the Web Into Traditional Marketing Efforts

If you’re not incorporating the web into your traditional media marketing efforts, you’re going to be missing out on part of your audience. WebProNews discussed this with comScore’s Erin Hunter at the recent ad:tech conference.

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Microsoft Gives Advertisers Access to Celebrity Endorsements

Microsoft Advertising has teamed up with Brand Affinity Technologies to give advertisers access to athlete and celebrity endorsements. The companies claim this is a way for businesses of "all sizes and budgets" to increase brand performance with their online campaigns.

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Hulu Taps Rescue Me Star Denis Leary for Kentucky Derby Ad

Hulu saw a nice jump in viewers after it ran its first television ad during the Super Bowl. That featured Alec Baldwin star of the show 30 Rock, which is available on Hulu.

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Google Expands New AdWords Interface Beta

Google announced today that it has expanded the beta testing for the new AdWords interface. It is now available in ten languages to most active AdWords accounts.

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A Look at YouTube’s Channel Redesign

YouTube is testing a "secret" beta of a new channel layout, which as I’m sure they’re aware by now it is not very secret anymore. Although, I can’t imagine that they expected it would be kept secret for long.

According to Read Write Web, some YouTube users were notified about the beta testing directly from YouTube via email. Others had to find out indirectly.

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Twitter Sees Big Growth in March, Co-founders Talk

Research from comScore shows that Twitter has jumped 131% in March to 9.3 million visitors in the U.S. This is an increase of 5 million visitors from February.

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Matt Cutts Answers Canonicalization Tag Question

Google’s Matt Cutts continues to post helpful videos at Google’s Webmaster Central YouTube channel, in which he answers user questions. The latest question he tackles comes from a guy in Chicago who asks:

Does the new canonicalization tag make it safe to add tracking arguments to some of my internal links without fear that Google will split the quality signals between the two addresses?

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Google Introduces New Features for App Engine

At Campfire One, an event where developers are invited to "talk shop" at the Google campus, Google announced a new set of features for App Engine that helps it interface more easily with existing technologies.

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Matt Cutts on Google Spelling Corrections

On Google’s Webmaster Central YouTube Channel, Matt Cutts frequently answers questions from users in short clips. In one in particular, he answers the following user question:

Recently, Google has been more proactive in providing results that feature "corrected" spellings. In what way will smart guesses be employed in search results in the future? Can we expect more synonyms in search results, for example?

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Matt Cutts on Social Media Links in Google

Google’s Matt Cutts has really been taking the bull by the horns when it comes to reaching out to the community. He’s posted another answer to a user question (yesterday we looked at his response to one about Google’s spell corrections) via YouTube video.

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Google’s Matt Cutts Answers Link: Operator Questions

Google’s Matt Cutts has posted a video in which he responds to user questions regarding Google’s [link:] search operator. He answers the following two questions:

– How accurate is Google’s backlink-check (link:…)? Are all nofollow backlinks filtered out or why does Yahoo/MSN show quite more backlink results?

– If you have inbound links from reputable sites, but those sites don’t show up in a search, does this mean you aren’t getting any "credit" in Google’s eyes for having inbound links?

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Google’s CADIE Takes the Company Over

If you use Google at all, you’ve probably noticed a link on the home page introducing CADIE. CADIE is "the world’s first ‘artificial intelligence’ tasked-array system." Learn more about it here.

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Google Announces Notification Preferences for AdSense

Google has announced that it’s rolling out new email notification preferences for AdSense account holders. They will become available over the next few days.

Basically, users will have the option to receive specific messages like event invitations, info about webinars, and personalized account suggestions from Google.

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You Can Probably Fit Online Video Into Your Budget

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re no doubt aware that online video has grown significantly in popularity over the last year or two. Many business owners are still skeptical about its benefits and ROI, while others are rushing into it just to keep up.

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YouTube Changes Names of Video Sections

In a bit of what YouTube refers to as "Spring cleaning," the site has made a few changes to the names of modules on the home page. YouTube says it’s an effort to help users understand where videos come from and why YouTube thinks you will like them.

Spotlight Videos

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Marketing Strategies You Need to Know

WebProNews will be covering the Search Engine Strategies conference in New York starting Tuesday, March 24th. Mike McDonald and the WebProNews video crew will be on the scene and providing you with exclusive interviews.

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FAQ Pages Could Boost Your Google Rankings

In a recent report, Hitwise said that the length of search queries has increased over the past year. Longer search queries, averaging searches of 5+ words in length, have increased 10% from January ’08 to January ’09 they noted.

Ask has an interesting blog post up interpreting this data, and the gist of it is summed up with this paragraph from it:

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Create Trust, Reduce Spam with Google Friend Connect API

Yesterday, at PubCon South, Matt Cutts talked about Google Launching the Google Friend Connect API. Shortly after WebProNews broke this story, Cutts sat down with our own Abby Johnson for an exclusive interview in which he discussed the API launch in a litle more detail.

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Google Changes Mobile Image Results Pages

Google has launched new image results pages for Android, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices in the US, the UK, and Japan. With the new results, users can scan up to 20 images on a single results pageand get details for images of interest.

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Is Microsoft Going to Make Waves in Search This Year?

In a story we covered earlier this month, John Battelle accidentally typed into his address bar only to find a domain squatter. This of course led to speculation that Microsoft was close to rebranding its Live Search. They clearly were not too concerned about getting that domain (it’s still the same a couple weeks later).

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LinkedIn Stands Out in Terms of Revenue

LinkedIn is a social network that often gets lost in the shuffle with greater attention being paid to Facebook and Twitter, but LinkedIn is making money focusing on its niche of professional networking.

Marketing Shift, which notes that LinkedIn just came off its most successful quarter yet, takes a look at the network’s "three-pronged" revenue model:

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Losing Focus May Be Costing You Money

In the age of information overload and excessive social media use (which are often joined at the hip), there are still plenty of questions as to whether or not social media is truly beneficial to businesses.

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Google’s Matt Cutts on Canonical Again

Matt Cutts is getting in the habit of posting helpful videos along with accompanying slideshows. He has continued this tradition today with one of each on the recently announced Canonical Link element introduced jointly among Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft (Cutts notes that Ask has gotten on board as well).

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Resources for Gettting More Out of YouTube

YouTube has made helping users a priority lately. This tradition continues with a couple of announcements.

Users Helping Users

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Do You Want Your Search Experience Personalized?

In recent months, there has been a whole lot of talk about where search is going, and what search is lacking. This is commonplace for months encompassing the changing of years.

A big part of the discussion is personalized search. Many SEOs aren’t entirely thrilled with the idea. It changes the way they have to do things. Do searchers want it though?

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Vint Cerf Talks Up Future of the Internet

The Internet has come a long way in 30 years, but it is still very much in its infancy. Vint Cerf, Google Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, who in a former life was one of the principle minds behind what we know as the Internet today, is looking far beyond just the next thirty years. He’s thinking about the next thousand years.

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How to Build Display Ads with Google

Google has crafted several new videos to help users better understand the process of creating display ads using Google AdWords. They’ve had two videos on the process since October, but have now released four more.

The first one is simply on accessing the feature in AdWords in the first place:

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YouTube Introduces Collaborative Annotations

Today YouTube introduced collaborative annotations. Now you can give your friends the opportunity to write stuff that pops up throughout your video.

To enable collaborative annotations:

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Canonical Tag Announced: Google’s Matt Cutts Interviewed

YouTube Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month in the United States and YouTube is celebrating through a partnership with Grey Goose Vodka to present a month of progamming in its honor. They’ve kicked off the month with four films that "offer unique accounts of moments or themes from African and African-American history," Sara P. explains on the YouTube Blog.

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Vote For Your Favorite Super Bowl Ad with YouTube

Well, the day is finally here after two weeks of anticipation. We’ve heard non-stop chatter about the Cardinals and the Steelers since they won their respective championship games. Now the two teams will meet in the biggest game of the year.

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Intel Gets Educational with Classmate PCs

Intel recently began showing off its Learning Series, PCs designed specifically for educational purposes. The series includes the Clamshell Classmate PC and the Convertible Classmate PC, both of which were created with students, parents, teachers, and schools in mind.

Mike McDonald spoke with Intel’s Holly Bourne about the machines at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas earlier this month. She was kind enough to demonstrate them:

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Data Portability and the Cloud

We’ve been hearing a lot these days about cloud computing and data portability. It only makes sense that we see some data portability through the cloud as well right?

Confused yet? Think services like Facebook Connect combined with Google Apps.

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Flying the Hudson River Flight Through Google Earth

The successful emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River captured the imaginations of many people. Twitterers couldn’t stop talking about it. The pilot became a hero and gained tons of LinkedIn popularity.

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Watch Videos in Your Gmail Chat

Google has added a new feature to Gmail, which allows users to watch videos within their chat windows. This eliminates the need to leave your Gmail window when someone sends you one.

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Google to be More Transparent in 2009

Matt Cutts of Google’s Search Quality Team made a post on the Google Webmaster Blog indicating that a goal of his this year is to make Google more transparent and to communicate more.

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LinkedIn’s 5 Most Popular Apps

Back at the end of October, LinkedIn introduced its new applications platform. The LinkedIn Intelligent Applications (InApps) platform allows companies to develop professional applications for the sites members. It features applications from Amazon, Google,, Huddle, Six Apart, SlideShare, Tripit and WordPress.

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More Ways to Use Google Mobile for the Holidays

Google has been counting down the days of December heading into the New Year by offering tips for Google Mobile, just as they have been doing separately with Google products in general.

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Google Releases My Maps Editor for Android

Google introduced today My Maps Editor for Android. It is a tool that allows you to created, edit, share, and view personalized maps on Android phones synched with the My Maps tab on Google Maps.

So what are some practical uses for this? Google Software Engineer Brian Cornell says: There are plenty of ways to put this to good use during the holiday season:

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Marketing Consumer Packaged Goods Online

A little over a year ago, research showed that 44% of traffic to consumer packaged goods (CPG) sites came from search. These days, searchers are getting even more specific when searching for these kinds of items.

Sally Falkow looked at the phenomenon last year, referring to research from comScore, Procter & Gamble, Yahoo, and SEMPO. Highlights she pointed out about the motivation of searchers were:

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Google Offers New Resource for Analytics Information

Google seems to really want to spread awareness about Google Analytics, and get more people to understand how to use all of its features. This is a good thing because analytics are obviously important for keeping your site’s performance up to its potential.

A couple weeks ago they announced a new Google Analytics Help Forum with participation from Google employees as well as top contributors, and seasoned analytics pros:

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You’ve Got it Better Than Ever For Viral Marketing

Nobody ever said that viral marketing is easy. Well, somebody probably said it, but if it were that easy, everybody’s viral campaigns would be wildly successful, and unfortunately, that is just not the case. For every successful one, there are probably thousands of campaigns that just don’t catch on.

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How Are People Succeeding on Digg?

Well, some are paying for it directly, but if you don’t want to do that, you can just develop your reputation and basically make friends. That is really what it’s all about.

Everyone knows that Digg is a popularity contest. It can still be a great place to find interesting stories, but it’s not unbiased. You have to know people (or pay them) to get your content enough Diggs to really get noticed by the community at large.

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Tons of Holiday Google Mobile Tips – Video Style

In an effort to spread some holiday cheer and perhaps some more Google Mobile use, Google is posting a number of holiday video tips for using the Google Mobile service. For instance, here are a couple of mildly amusing videos of Santa using Google Mobile to figure out how to give himself the Heimlich maneuver after he begins to choke, and finding a locksmith when he can’t gain entrance into someone’s home. For some reason, he’s delivering presents in the middle of the day.

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Web Security Google Style

Tim Johnson of the Google Enterprise Team has posted a look into Google’s Web Security product today, including a video that talks about the differences between web filtering and web security. The video looks like a UPS commercial, and is easy to follow for the non-tech crowd.

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Explaining Blogging to Jon Stewart

Ariannna Huffington, the renowned blogger and founder of the Huffington Post, who once campaigned against the Terminator for Governor of California, appeared on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart last Wednesday to talk about cheese, blogging, and the new Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging book.

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Making Millions with LinkedIn

LinkedIn has posted a "success story" about a guy that has used the social network to help him make millions of dollars. It’s probably safe to say that LinkedIn isn’t solely responsible for this man’s success, but he had no problem providing a testimonial about how it played a part.

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Google Looks to Inspire Women Tech Leaders

Google is hosting a workshop for women engineers in an effort to reward female graduate students in computer science and provide inspiration for women to become "active participants and leaders in creating technology." Jessica Bagley at the Google Student Blog says it’s part of Google’s ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel in computing and technology.

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Will Personal Search Turn SEO On Its Ear?

At PubCon, Bruce Clay, Inc. President Bruce Clay presented at a session entitled "Top-Shelf Organic SEO" in which he discussed the approaching future of SEO as search engines evolve into more modern ranking methods through more personalized search results. Bruce was good enough to take the time to speak with our own Michael McDonald in a one-on-one interview about personal search, which can be viewed in the video below.

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Top Five Blackberry Storm Reviews

The new BlackBerry storm mobile device hit store shelves on Friday and sold over 100,000 units over the weekend according to InformationWeek. Not all of us are so eager to plop down our hard earned money without getting to know a device a little better though. Thankfully, there are plenty of people to review it and give us walkthroughs of the device’s capabilities, five of which are the subjects of this article.

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Optimizing Your Site When It’s Huge

How do you optimize your site for the search engines when you have hundreds of thousands of pages of content? That’s a big job and can get increasingly difficult as the days pass and more pages are created. It doesn’t have to be as difficult as it seems though.

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Expedia Gets to Know NFL Fans

Expedia and the NFLIn the spirit of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, travel site Expedia has released some data from a a recent survey regarding football fans (football of course, being a staple of the holiday).

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Hulu’s New Video Search and Site Features

Hulu introduced a couple of new site features today to make it easier for users to find the videos they are after. For the first one you can thank Hulu’s Beijing team according to a post on the Hulu Blog.

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Utilizing Match Types Can Save Your SEM Dollars

Google’s been offering some great AdWords tips lately. Specifically, they recently discussed the advantages of using the broad match option and the negative keyword option. Mike McDonald also spoke with Ken Jurina of Epiar about the negative keyword option in the following interview at PubCon.

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Follow Google’s Advice for Better AdSense Performance

Google has been providing tips for optimizing AdSense ads to enhance their performance. The company has provided a three-part video series on this subject, which it has just released the final installment for.

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PubCon: Aaron Wall Talks Link Buying Without Getting in Trouble

Aaron Wall knows a thing or two about SEO. He’s been in this game as long as I can remember. He’s the brains behind the hugely popular SEOBook. When he talks about ways of getting links, people looking to increase their search engine rankings should pay attention.

Our own Mike McDonald scored an interview with him out in Las Vegas while attending the PubCon conference. Video of that can be seen below.

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MTV To Profit From Pirated MySpace Videos

If you thought YouTube’s click-to-buy feature was neat for music labels, allowing them to add links to purchase music on pirated videos featuring that music, you’ll love this: MTV has partnered with MySpace to identify videos posted to MySpace that are copyrighted by MTV, using audio and visual fingerprint technology. And here’s the good part: instead of getting medieval on pirated videos’ hineys, MTV gets to add ads.

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MTV, which recently made a super smart and exciting YouTube-combating move by making its music video collection available online, just ruined it. They’ve censored Weird Al.

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Google Wants to Protect Old People

Google has made an effort to help educate senior citizens about online safety and privacy issues. The company has teamed up with AARP, for an online safety video series on display on the Google Privacy YouTube channel.

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YouTube Is Sued Yet Again

If Google has a legal achilles heel right now, it’s got to be YouTube. The search engine knew it was buying a can of worms, when it set aside $200 million in anticipation of potential lawsuits.

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Toddlers Get Their Own YouTube

Totlol is a community-moderated video site for “those between the ages of 6 months and 6 years.” Its video embeddings – like the Googleheads song – are based on the YouTube API, making for a customized, integrated look*.

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Microsoft Opens Up About Future in Search

Robert Scoble scored a video interview with Brad Goldberg, manager of the Microsoft Search team, and had an interesting discussion on what Microsoft has up its sleeve as far as their future in search is concerned.

What kinds of things can they do to compete with Google? Scoble suggests that some Mahalo-type strategies could be in order.

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Learn To Put YouTube Videos On Your TypePad Blog

If you have a TypePad blog and want to add/embed a YouTube video into a post, you’re going to have to do a bit of under-the-hood work. Don’t worry! It’s not as tough as it sounds.

Here’s the step-by-step process of embedding a YouTube video into a TypePad blog, even if the YouTube video is too wide.

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YouTube Adds Annotations Interactivity

How do you get online video viewers to interact with the clips they’re watching? Well, if you’re posting your video to YouTube, you can now use annotations.

With YouTube’s Video Annotations, you can:

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Scoble’s Davos Videos

I made quite a few videos on Qik last week while at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Here’s my favorites, not necessarily in order of importance. I marked the must watch videos.

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Respect YouTube Marketing

I am a child of the 80’s. Play some New Order, Yes, or Van Halen and you’ve got my attention.

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Video – How Links Can Drive Value

This is a somewhat basic video about how links can drive value. Props to Stunty for his 12 Different Types of Links and How To Get Them.


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Scoble’s Videos from Davos

Hey, I am a sucker for a good name drop. But I take you further than just writing a blog post saying something like “I met Vinod Khosla.”

I turned on my cell phone and let you interview him and others.

The BBC caught me doing this and wrote me up

Here are the videos I did today.

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Online Super Bowl Ad Buzz

It used to be that Super Bowl Commercials would be protectively hidden until game day by advertisers, but they’ve learned the value of online buzz and many are releasing them early to get that buzz going.

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SEO Interview with Ralph Wilson

Back in December I attended the PubCon conference in Las Vegas and I was fortunate enough to meet my friend and Internet celebrity Ralph Wilson for an interview.

Ralph has me regularly contributing tutorials and articles to the SEO section of his popular Web Marketing Today website and decided to interview me for a feature video on the website.

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Video Summary – Jobs at MacWorld

Here’s a clever video summary of yesterday’s MacWorld announcements which contained nothing for music fans or the industry and let me to ask, "Has Apple Gone As Far As It Can Go With Music?"

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MySpace, Facebook To Spread the Love.

Christmas isn’t even here yet and the social networking giants Facebook and MySpace are already focusing on Valentine’s Day. MySpace will introduce members to a pickup artist, while Facebookers get access’s Little Black Book, both in efforts to help members’ love lives.

You remember in college when you had a large circle of male and female buddies and everything was awesome until two of the buddies started dating and then it just got weird? Well, Facebook and MySpace are looking to mimic that phenomenon online.

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Google Maps Gets Into Books, Pictures, And Videos

The name of Google Maps is pretty self-defining.  Google is the owner, and maps are those little help-you-find-your-way drawings.  But now a new update is tossing books, pictures, and videos into the equation.

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Videos, Books & Photos on Google Maps

The search page of Google Maps now shows location markers. The markers can be in the form of videos from YouTube, books from Google Book search or geo-tagged photos from Panoramio.

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Crank Dat! Truveo Searches Year’s Top Videos

Soulja Boy, Tony Soprano, and Miss South Carolina all rated tops among the topics people sought out through Truveo’s video search.

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The Danger of Aggressive Ad Placement

When I did a recent Q&A thread one of the recurring themes with sites that were struggling was AdSense ads positioned above their content.

Many websites are never given the chance to grow because they monetize too aggressively and look to spammy to enjoy the benefits of organic growth and community building.

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Google Delivered 2.6 Billion Videos In September

Driven by their acquisition of YouTube, Google properties rated tops in comScore’s Video Metrix lists for September 2007.

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MTV To Bring “South Park” Clips Online

MTV Networks said it will make every clip from every episode of the popular animated comedy "South Park" available online for free next year in an effort to reach a wider audience.

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AdSense Video in UK, Ireland, Canada

As soon as news reached that AOL released Video Ticker there also was an announcement that Google will be introducing AdSense Video Units to Canada, the UK & Ireland.


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Why YouTube Needs to Offer Hi-Res Videos

CNET has word from YouTube co-founder Steve Chen that the online video company is testing streaming videos at higher resolutions.

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YouTube’s Steve Chen Speaks About HD

A major sign pointing to this emerged last week, but now we’re (literally) talking: YouTube cofounder Steve Chen has confirmed that the video-sharing site is interested in showing HD video.

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YouTube Videos Help Increase TV Viewership

A recent study indicates that YouTube clips may inspire more TV viewing as clips serve as promotional vehicles for the shows featured in them. Viewership in general rises, as does loyalty.

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