Entries Tagged as 'Small Business Video'

What % of SMBs Will Use Online Video in 3 Years?

November 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

According to the Kelsey video panel – 30-50% of those who have websites will use online video in the next three years.

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Tags: BIA/Kelsey · ILM · Small Business Video · Video SEO

AT&T’s Yellowpages.com Has Sold 20K Video Ads in ’08

September 15th, 2008 · 5 Comments

According to Frank Jules of AT&T at the Kelsey Conference.  Pretty impressive. Frank has walked us through a number of digital initiatives that AT&T is attacking and it’s pretty impressive.  There’s nothing here that has a wow factor and they are doing everything you would expect them to do (e.g. call tracking, TV on demand [...]

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Tags: BIA/Kelsey · Local Video · Small Business Video · Yellow Pages · Yellowpages.com

Small Business Online Video Ads Ready For Primetime?

August 11th, 2008 · 3 Comments

The WSJ writes today about the emergence on online video advertising for small businesses.  According to the article some advertisers are seeing great performance.  This bodes well for the growing legion of SMB video ad sellers.  Here are a few that you might want to check out: AdReel Jivox JiffySpots Mixpo SpotMixer TurnHere One of [...]

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Tags: Local Video · Small Business Marketing · Small Business Video

Local Search Ranking Tactics – Steve Espinosa of ELocalListing.com

July 24th, 2008 · 13 Comments

Use your keywords in your business name Create a separate page on your website for your video and use a description with your keywords If you have a video and listing on a search results page you get 3.3 times the attention that you get from an ad or a single organic search result. The [...]

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Tags: Google · Local Search · Local Video · Search Engine Ranking Factors · Small Business Video · Video SEO

Merchant Circle SEO: Facebook + LinkedIn + Local

July 22nd, 2008 · 37 Comments

Merchant Circle = LinkedIn + Facebook + Local

After my earth shattering post on using phone numbers for SEO, where I discovered that Merchant Circle had been using small business phone numbers in URLs, Kevin Leu of MerchantCircle pinged me to offer a bit more insight into their SEO strategy. Here’s what I found: 17.5 million page views on June (that’s some nice [...]

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Tags: Merchant Circle · Small Business Video

Twitter For Your Business – GoDaddy Gets Reputation Management

July 18th, 2008 · 14 Comments


I have seen a lot of negative stuff about GoDaddy’s service on the blogs but I sense that they are aggressively trying to change that, and what I have experienced so far is a great case study for how businesses can use Twitter and other social media.  Here’s the story: 1. I set up a [...]

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Tags: Small Business Video

Kelsey Update: SMB Video From Spotmixer

May 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments

Spotmixer, a new SMB make-your-own online video service, launched today and I sat down with the team to find out more about their service. Like Mixpo,  Spotmixer provides simple templates (based on industry and emotion – I saw the “hip” template) and editing tools that allow a business to upload photos to create a slick [...]

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Tags: Small Business Video

DDL: Anupam Gupta of Mixpo

April 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Coming into this one late unfortunately.  Mixpo is provides an easy way to create web videos for marketing. Mixpo provides a dashboard to help measure the effectiveness of the video.  You can click on a video from a campaign to get impressions, views and conversions for specific time periods.  You can see a map that [...]

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Tags: Local Video · Small Business Video · Video SEO

Best Viral Idea I’ve Seen In Ages

April 18th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Under the “Why Didn’t I Think of That Category” check this out: These guys deserve a link for this one.  Check out their social media marketing blog.

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Tags: Small Business Video · Social Media Optimization