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How to Optimize your Product Videos

YouTube today has become the most sought after and popular video sharing forum despite its lack of a coherent business model. It accounts for almost 81.9% of all the linked and embedded videos on the internet, and has over 2 billion views per day. It is interesting to note that according to the YouTube report by Sysomos.com, the […]

JW Player doesn’t play youtube video – fix for Error #2036

I have a love/hate relationship with JW Player.  When its working, it is great. But its those nagging issues which drive me completly nuts. We were trying to get a single youtube video to show on one of our moving strap pages.  The xml playlist section was working fine, but were having trouble getting a […]

JW Player is not working or slow loading

We’ve been moving from externally hosting videos with YouTube to self-hosting them with the killer little video player called “jw player“.  I just could figure it out, JW player was not working, it appeared to be slow loading. I was converting one of our landing pages (see it here – it is for our tow straps […]

YouTube Videos – Are You Getting Your Fair Share of the 2 Billion Daily Views?

When’s the last time you visited YouTube.com? Was it yesterday, two days ago or 30 min. ago? Did you know that YouTube.com gets over two billion views each day? That my friends, is a bucket full of traffic and it’s traffic that you could be tapping into. Now I know you’re probably thinking “I don’t […]

BigTen Network adds on-the-fly mashups

I am a big Iowa Hawkeye fan.  I grew up 12 miles from the stadium and have been black and gold from day one.  So when the @bigtennetwork tweeted about their mashups – I gave it a try. It took me about 10 minutes to do this video.  I think there is a bunch more […]

Invisible images in an image

I saw this video yesterday and then kind of forgot about it – I really thought it may be a hoax.  Then it popped up in my reader again today. Here is the video: It seems like this could be a very interesting way to superimpose images, text and logos on different things.  Because I […]

Video Stitching & Stabilized Video Collage

Image by Getty Images via Daylife It all started with a tweet from a guy in Utah.  He said he had cracked up be cause his mother had emailed him after watch his lawn cam – capturing some landscaping. Anyway – his blog post was a bout the concept of video stitching: I saw this […]

More People Tuning in to TV Online

Are we surprised?  With the writer’s strike making online TV viewing about as entertaining as back-to-back-to-back episodes of “Are you Smarter than a Third Grader?” Another week, and another stat has just been released showing that people are increasingly turning to the web to consume televised entertainment. The latest from Solutions Research Group claims that […]

AT&T – weasels into the 700mhz band

 It seems everyone has to go the auction except our friends over at AT&T: AT&T bought the spectrum from Aloha Spectrum Holdings. The spectrum, in the highly coveted 700MHz band, covers 196 million of the 303 million U.S. residents and includes 72 of the top 100 media markets in the country. Aloha acquired the spectrum […]

Study: Ads in online shows work better than ads on TV

Interesting post at arstechnica “Study: Ads in online shows work better than ads on TV“: Good news for TV networks: online ads work. As TV shows continue their lengthy migration onto the web, new research finds that the people watching those shows actually pay more attention to both advertising and content when they watch online. I know […]

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