Over the past few years it has been interesting to observe the dramatic shift that has occurred in the way people are producing and distributing their videos. In this series on online video I will cover some of the techniques that you can use to get your videos seen by a wider audience. Most people used to be concerned with producing DVDs for their home productions and very … [Read more...] about Getting Your Videos Online – Introduction
Video Sharing and Distribution
This is a step by step guide to preparing your videos for uploading to YouTube, setting up a YouTube Channel and optimizing both videos and Channel for maximum exposure.
There are two main sources of potential viewers for your videos outside your own social and family circle. The first is traditional search engines such as Google and Bing or the internal search function of the video service you are using. Later in this series I will be covering the specific actions you can take to raise your video's profile in these forms of search but right … [Read more...] about Getting Your Videos Online – Referrals and Quality
When the average person goes online to get information or to find something, they have traditionally used a search engine like Google, Yahoo or Bing. With the dramatic increase in the use of video these search engines have developed methods by which to include videos as part of the results they provide to their users. Two other types of search have evolved over time in … [Read more...] about Getting Your Videos Online – Optimizing Your Videos
Because of the wide variation that can exist in video file types, video services, video content and the actual purpose of your video not all of these steps will apply to all people. I have tried to include as much as possible to make sure everyone is covered but really if a step doesn't make sense to you or to the purpose of your video just skip it. The checklist will be … [Read more...] about Getting Your Videos Online – Video Optimization Checklist
Now that you have an account at YouTube and you have uploaded your video there are still quite a few settings within your account that can affect your chances of being found and seen. On this page we will go through them step by step to get it all right from the beginning so you don't have to do most of this again. So first up go to YouTube and sign in to your account. At the … [Read more...] about Getting Your Videos Online – Optimizing Your YouTube Channel