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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 power OTT apps for some of the largest networks in the world!...

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What We Learned at Streaming Media West

On November 1st and 2nd Streaming Media West, a can't miss conference for anyone in the online video space, came surfing into Huntington Beach, California. Unreel attended as sponsors with a booth on the expo floor to chat with industry experts and introduce ourselves.   Here's what we learned about the OTT industry from the event:   1. Simplicity at Sign Up: Mitigating friction during sign up was a major concern for networks with OTT offerings. Considering that the platforms users are creating accounts on do...

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GT Channel Races to tvOS

The new Unreel.me powered GT channel app is out for Apple TV, get it today!   GT Channel is the only network of youtube creators focused on the automative world.  If it runs on four wheels, you will find it in a GT Channel video.  Featuring the trademark energy and passion of car enthusiasts everywhere, the GT Channel tvOS app allows you to bring the worlds greatest car videos directly into your living room.  See the world fastest, loudest and most beautiful...

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Losing your Vine? A Vine Alternative You Need…

It is a sad day for Viners world wide.  With the crushing news that Twitter will be closing the video platform, users of the site are facing an unsure future. For many Viners, the site was more than just a hobby, but a career, launching many into Internet stardom. Very shortly the plug will be pulled and suddenly thousands of content creators will be in need of a new home for their content. Viners are asking what now? The end of Vine...

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‘Ad’dition by Subtraction

How T.V. is losing its place at the top of the ad world because of OTT.   TV has long been heralded as the gold standard for advertisers. As a rare opportunity to target engaged consumers in their own homes the total annual spend on television commercials has led the ad market since 1954 .[1] However dominant Television’s past has been, its future is swiftly fading as the light of digital ads grow brighter and brighter. The new medium has seen a...

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Jash and Time Inc. Team Up for Big Laughs

Unreel.me partner Jash has announced a partnership with media titan Time Inc. to produce branded content.   Jash, a comedy network founded in 2012 in part by comedic heavyweights Sarah Silverman and Michael Cera, has made a name for itself by producing well-received branded content for numerous national brands. Former successes of Jash include campaigns for Chevrolet, Stand Up to Cancer, Captain Morgan, and the anti-smoking "Truth" initiative. This new strategic partnership will pair Jash's comedic talents with Time Inc. brands and resources...

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The Ultimate Tool to take Control of your Fan Base

TL;DR: Unreel has integrated with MailChimp, the web's premier email marketing service, to allow networks, creators, and brands to collect their OTT app's user's emails.   Create a direct connection with your fans through email Fans are the lifeblood of content. Without their passion and support creators would be unable to consistently produce videos worth watching. Every network, creator, and brand knows the relationship with their most passionate fans is vital to the bottom line of their business. New viewers are nice, but...

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67 Billion reasons to go OTT

By 2021 video streaming apps will generate 67 billion dollars in revenue, how much of that will be yours?   If you have been on the fence about jumping into the OTT pool, get ready to leap in headfirst. OTT is consistently touted as the future of video and this year it became the present. In 2016 the OTT market is on track to generate ~25 billion dollars, accounting for 5% of the global video industry. What is most noteworthy is this represents a...

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The Greatest Threat to OTT’s Reign

Two Points of friction that will keep fans away from your OTT apps   OTT may be the future of video but the path is not completely clear. Two significant friction points stand in the way of OTT’s rightful place as heir to the content distribution thrown. Two phenomena, Show dumping and Network dumping, are significant roadblocks temporarily obstructing OTT’s rise to dominance. Show dumping occurs when a viewer stops watching a specific show because it becomes too difficult to access. Network...

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Get Paid Instantly with Stripe!

Integrating Stripe means content owners get paid the instant their fans purchase content. At Unreel we believe in putting content owners in the drivers seat. That means everything from distribution to monetization. We also want to make sure that once fans pay for awesome content, the content’s owner gets paid as quickly as possible with an understanding about exactly where revenue is coming from. In order to accomplish this, we have integrated with Stripe, the webs premier transaction platform.   With our new...

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