Anyone But Me Anything But Unpopular with 2.2M... →
videojumper: Its characters may live in a state of emotional turmoil, but life has been good for teen ensemble drama Anyone But Me since its second season premiere on Blip.tv. The show has racked up a…
Survey: Web Video Beats TV Among Respondents Ages... →
Coveted 18- to-24-year-old consumers now spend more time watching Web-distributed video than broadcast television, according to a new survey released by online video ad network LiveRail. “We polled several hundred under-25-year-olds, and an overwhelming majority are now watching as much or more video content online as on regular TV,” said Mark Trefgarne, CEO of LiveRail. “We...
The PEPSI Refresh Project: Pepsi will take a massive gamble this year, they are pulling their multi-decade, multi-million dollar Superbowl opening ad position and trading it in for a $20 million social campaign at levels we are yet to experience. To me, this doesn’t seem like a massive risk with the way social campaigns have played out in the last 12 months.
Netflix Adds a Million Subscibers in Q4 →
videojumper: It took Netflix four years — from 1999 to 2003 — to sign up its first million subscribers. But a continued push into streaming video online and the addition of multiple connected devices…
The State of The Union has been boring since the second season. I dunno why NBC...– comment I approved. (via peterfeld) (via mikehudack) I’m just going to wait a few years and get them all on Netflix. please don’t tell me what happens.
When two web services love each other very much...
veken: hypem: Some great music blogs use Tumblr as their platform, and we aggregate those in The Hype Machine. But plenty of people have awesome insights on music, even if they post about everything else on their tumblelog, too. So now, you can submit your music posts to the Hype Tumblr. We’re also following some cool people and reblogging their stuff, so you can see all the...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-1-24) →
Berlin Symphony Orchestra (19) The Blow (16) Stars (14) The Almighty Defenders (13) !!! (13) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
LifeforceTV Re-Launches With 3 Canadian Web... →
videojumper: Canadians have been hip to making web series for years now, with some of the best indies coming out of the country up North—Tiki Bar TV, Riese, After Judgment, A…
But even that risky blueprint is being redrafted. With more art-house theaters...– At Sundance, New Approaches to Finding an Audience - NYTimes.com Change is very exciting. The next few years are going to be be a lot of fun. (via evangotlib) (via mikehudack) (via tanya77)
The Sixty One →
mikehudack: Absolutely beautiful music discovery engine. Hat tip to Rafi Mama. i love that the design of the site makes you want to watch/stare and explore the other elements… instead of minimizing the window… I’m guessing that is one of Pandora/Last.fm key objections with advertisers.
EPIC FU - new episode
Vid-Biz: Hulu, Boxee, Sky →
videojumper: At Hulu, ‘Free’ May Turn into ‘Fee’; one plan that the site is considering would allow users to view the five most recent episodes of TV shows for free but would require a subscription of $4.99 a…
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-1-17) →
Spoon (36) Hot Chip (20) Stars (19) Tegan and Sara (15) Vampire Weekend (15) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Yesterday there were rallies for me in cities across the country, including...– Conan O’Brien
Building a rising tide
bliptv: Television networks, despite being mired in a distribution and business model first unveiled at the 1939 Worlds Fair, have some good ideas. One of those good ideas is cross-promotion. Television networks use anywhere from five to fifteen percent of their advertising inventory to promote shows other than the one you’re currently watching. They do this to launch new shows, grow the...
B2B online compiles top 10 trends for 2010 →
BtoB talked to marketers, agencies and industry experts to compile a list of the top 10 trends for this year. Online video explodes Online video is already a tried-and-true tool for marketers, and its growth is projected to explode over the next several years. According to a report last month from eMarketer, spending on online video advertising will reach $5.2 billion by 2014, up from $1.0...
Online Video Network Revision3 Offers Conan a Job →
…the online outfit offers a number of compelling reasons that Conan should consider such a move: - Ad spending in online video was up 35% in 2009 - No air time: People can watch Conan’s show at any time - No censors: While NBC might be claiming the Masturbating Bear is their intellectual property, Conan can push the envelope even further on the web. Is that enough for Conan to consider...
An Open Letter to Conan O’Brien →
Revision3 is making a really promising offer to Coco… I wish them luck!
12 Surprising Things Holding Back Online Video... →
Surprise #6: When It Comes to Sales, Sell Your Audience, Not Your Videos Historically, publishers sell ads by audience. But with online video and the lure of branded content, some have developed a tendency to pitch individual videos or a series of videos to advertisers. Publishers don’t sell by individual articles, so why should they think that they should sell by individual videos, especially...
NTV Money Maker: Win $10,000 To Produce A New Web... →
videojumper: The yet-to-be-launched episodic video content site Hitvidi.com just announced a new contest that promises ten online video makers $10,000 each to finance the production of new shows…. As always with web contests, it’s worth reading the fine print before committing. This page mentions a right of first refusal, as well as another important detail: “All monies awarded are valued in...
Earthquake Warning for Northern California and... →
Following the recent significant earthquake off Eureka, California last week, there is a moderately higher probability of a much stronger quake along the San Andreas fault between San Francisco and Oregon in the next two weeks. According to Jack Coles, an earthquake forecaster, the recent series of quakes, including the 6.5 shaker off the Coast are possibly fore-shocks of something bigger yet to...
Online Video: The Work is Just Beginning →
If you believe the forecasters, 2010 will be the year of the long-awaited inflection point when TV budgets begin to shift to online video in a meaningful way. In 2009, advertisers are projected to spend $699 million on online video ads, an increase of 32% from last year, “outpacing growth rates for most other emerging media platforms,” according to a forecast from Brian Wieser, Global...
Online video content is 'pushing the growth of... →
According to Jamie Estrin, managing director of Web TV Enterprise, there has been an increase in the amount of “fresh, professionally produced content being added everyday”.
Web TV and Blu-ray set for dramatic growth →
Sales of Web video device shipments will experience global growth of 78% year-over-year from 2009 to 2010. The device categories that will see the most significant uptake in the short term are connected TVs and connected Blu-ray players, according to the newly released IMS Research report Market Opportunities for Internet Video to the TV – 2010 Edition.
evangotlib: tubefilter: NATPE 2010 is coming up in a few weeks (January 25 - 27), and we’ve got this cool video about paramecium and television executives to prove it. And in a long awaited change, NATPE is billing itself this year as a multi-platform video content conference. Tubefilter is presenting a panel, Relevant Ratings in a Distributed Content Ecosystem on January 26, moderated by our...
Walmart rumored to buy Vudu. Gunning for Apple. ... →
Walmart’s latest attempt to go afterApple’s iTunes business could be announced soon: The retail giant is in “meaningful” talks to acquire Web video-on-demand company Vudu, MediaMemo’s Peter Kafka reports.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-1-10) →
Radiohead (55) Los Campesinos! (41) Beach House (20) Vampire Weekend (16) of Montreal (11) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
TSA - Protecting you from yesterday, tomorrow.– Christopher Petrilli TSA slogan of the year. via thedailywhat (via chartier) (via pukomuko) Rafer sez: This is a lovely way to capture the TSA’s correlation|causation fallaciousness. (via rafer) (via evangotlib) but if you’re flying today, you’re screwed.