The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

This is getting ridiculous.  There are simply too many great videos--funny ones, shocking ones, videos that amaze--to squeeze into this once-a-week column.  I'm...

The Top Viral Video Marketing Lessons Learned From 2010

2010 was a spectacular year for viral video, as more people than ever uploaded, watched, and shared videos online. While it's virtually impossible to know what innovative videos await us in 2011, we can find some clues in a trip down memory lane. What can we learn from the year in viral video that might give us an edge in the year ahead?

Amazon Goes Hollywood With Amazon Studios – Filmmakers and Screenwriters Wanted

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell I interviewed a spokesperson from's new online business, Amazon Studios to learn about the program's new business model for discovering and paying new filmmaking talent with an eye on making big motion pictures. But do they plan to expand beyond feature length-films, and offer these same business opportunities and incentives to web-based video producers as well?