Sometimes the best way to recap an event is through attendees' tweets that highlight some of the best insights gleaned from the keynote speakers. Here's a look at what speakers from Google, YouTube, and BuzzFeed had to say.
Last week, the second annual Reel Summit was held in San Francisco. Also known as the 2014 Video Marketing Summit, this two-day conference for marketers and content creators featured more than half a dozen keynote speakers, including:
You can also get an idea of the highlights of the 2014 Video Marketing Summit by reading through the hundreds of tweets from the event, which used the hashtag #ReelSummit. Below are seven significant tweets about each of the three keynote presentations:
Since the 1950s, every generation has seen monumental changes in advertising. Within the past few years, however, consumer behavior has changed so much that advertisers are having difficulty targeting, engaging, and selling to their most valuable audiences. Klaff’s opening keynote focused on why advertisers need to evolve with their audiences and how they can begin to measure the success of their efforts.
Peter Angus Medlock tweeted on July 24:
Meg Loucks tweeted on July 24:
EventMarketer tweeted on July 24:
Ogilvy AdvancedVideo @OgilvyAdvVideo tweeted on July 24:
YuMe, Inc. tweeted on July 24:
Perelman presented "Creating Content for How It’s Consumed." This was a focused look at the evolution of media and how new innovations in distribution technologies have changed how it’s consumed. His presentation also shed some light on how BuzzFeed views and categorizes consumable vs. shareable content – and he also showcased several examples of successful video content being created by the BuzzFeed Video team.
Ogilvy Advanced Video tweeted on July 24:
Jenny Dibble tweeted on July 24:
Christina Lee tweeted on July 24:
Erika Trautman tweeted on July 24:
Maria Van Wambeke tweeted on July 24:
Brian Ring tweeted on July 24:
Meg Reesing tweeted on July 24:
@BuzzFeed providing lots of laughs at #ReelSummit with http://youtu.be/G4Sn91t1V4g" Dear Kitten video for @Friskies! Check it out.
In Friday morning’s keynote talk, Davis provided an in-depth look at how viewer behaviors are signaling new opportunities for the online video industry. He shared his experiences and strategies targeting increased viewer engagement and the value it brings to major brands. He was also joined by Wogan-Silva to discuss the details of a new Google/Ogilvy/TNS joint study on evolving viewer preferences and how online video impacts the path to purchase.
Pixability tweeted on July 25:
Learning from the best at the Reel Video Summit morning keynote: Rob Davis of Ogilvy and Cecelia Wogan-Silva of Google. #ReelSummit— Pixability (@pixability) July 25, 2014
SoMedia Networks tweeted on July 25:
Erika Trautman tweeted on July 25:
Irina Kudryashova tweeted on July 25:
Danny Skarka tweeted on July 25:
Nobody expressed the power of video more than Cecelia Wogan-Silva. #ReelSummit— Danny Skarka (@DannySkarka) July 25, 2014
Genaro Delgadillo tweeted on July 25:
Robert John Davis tweeted on July 25:
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Greg Jarboe is president of SEO-PR, which provides search engine optimization, public relations, video marketing, and social media marketing services. He's the author of "YouTube and Video Marketing: An Hour a Day," a faculty member at Rutgers University and Market Motive, as well as a frequent speaker at SES conferences.
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