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How to make more money from your videos with Syndication

  For content creators, cashing in on their videos is becoming increasingly difficult. Major companies and their ad dollars, predicted to be worth almost a billion dollars, are fleeing away from YouTube after recent blunders. The platform’s response has been to tighten the rules around what...

YouTube is Losing Creators’ $750 Million Dollars!

In a very short amount of time advertising darling YouTube has taken a fall from grace. The veil has been lifted and companies advertising with the Google owned site have suddenly recognized one of the platform’s most significant shortcoming. Next to wholesome brand campaigns aimed...

Publishers and Impending Video Doom: a survival guide.

Consumers have become zombies, hungry to zone-out on video content, how can print first publishers survive? A sea-change is occurring in the digital content landscape, posing an extinction-level threat to the publishing industry. Video is on a path to become the dominant form of content consumed....

Why we decided to offer free OTT cloud hosting

Charging to host content just doesn’t make sense to us.   If you shop around looking for a turnkey OTT service you will find many companies offering similar cookie-cutter solutions. To work with them you request basic video streaming apps, wait an undisclosed amount of time as...

Maker Studios Cut Me, What Now?

This could be the best thing to ever happen to your career as a creator! In a move that is sending shockwaves among the content creator community, Maker Studios has announced it will cut ties with all but 300 of their creators.   If you are one of the...

Unreel.me Feature Updates: Light theme and new discover page

The new Light theme is bringing balance to the OTT force: To be honest, Unreel has been keeping its partners in the dark…theme. With the introduction of light theme, that is the case no longer. Light theme features a white background and accents on unreel.me powered...

Maximize your OTT revenue: Advertising vs. SVOD

When it comes down to it, a video streaming service is a business. The sole reason why networks are turning to OTT to distribute content is monetization. Killer content is essential, but only because it brings an audience with buying power. The fact of the...

The Future of the Future of TV: 2017 Edition

Little over a year ago Apple's Tim Cook issued a bold statement. The future of TV is apps.   Visionary as Apple Inc. may be, even they cannot claim something and then simply make it so.  Rather, that statement was an assessment of an abundantly clear truth;...

Is OTT The Death Of Movie Theaters?

From the Big Screen to your Own Screen:   Hollywood studios are considering shortening the window between a film's theatrical release and home release to only two short weeks.[1] A move that would have been considered heresy even 5-years ago could happen in an often static industry known...

The 2016 Election in Internet Video Comments

Unreel's patented A.I. bot, Bumblebee, has crawled the top 2,000 videos of the 2016 Election, analyzing over 2.5M comments to uncover 43,568 time stamped scenes people have reacted to on Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, and Youtube. Click here to learn how Unreel gathers data and uses it to...