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Top 10 Android Widgets

By | Sep 2, 2013 at 11:00 am

Widgets have long been a staple that Android users have been able to hold over the heads of iOS supporters. And while there were a few rumors circulating that iOS 7 may include fully customizable widgets, the reality is that Apple has left them out once…

Business

San Francisco

Chromecast Launched, Look Out Apple TV and Roku

By | Jul 25, 2013 at 3:50 pm

Yesterday, Google announced the launch of Chromecast. Sundar Pichai, the Senior Vice President for Android, Chrome, and Apps, detailed the specifics about the USB device designed to give users a way to connect their phones, tablets, and laptops to their TV screens. Chromecast fits…

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Increase Video Sharing By Fixing “Premature Video Boredom”

By | Aug 17, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Videos are important to your marketing strategy, but the ability to easily share them is much more important. Video sharing took a giant leap forward with the launch of YouTube in 2005. With over 2 billion views daily, which encompass 83% of the US…

Social Media

Go DJ, That’s My DJ: Plug.DJ Empowers Global Media Lovers

By | Jul 28, 2012 at 12:00 pm

For a DJ and flash developer of 15 years, Steven Sacks had dreams of bringing the world together on one digital platform. Plug.DJ introduces a new way to find and enjoy music and videos with friends from around the world. “I’m a huge fan…

Social Media

Boston

Want Your Video to go Viral? ViralGains Four Tiered Approach Can Help

By | Jul 24, 2012 at 1:59 pm

Going viral.  Anyone who’s ever published a video online has secretly hoped for honey badger traction.  Unfortunately, this is an accolade that few will ever achieve.  With so much noise (over 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute), having quality content is foundational…

Startups & Apps

NYC

MyPod Studios CEO Jay Miletsky: “We Don’t Want to Be YouTube”

By | Jun 18, 2012 at 9:49 am

Jay Miletsky was a traditional marketing/advertising guy and self-described big brand person. He had his own marketing agency in NYC with some pretty big clients – Hershey’s, NBA, Washington Mutual. Several years ago, one of his clients, Asco Energy, which is a division of…

Software

Freemake Predicts We Will Pay Zero For Music in 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Jun 13, 2012 at 1:00 pm

How much will you pay for music in 2013? Usually this is the type of prognostication that lands on your screen the last week of December. The creators of Freemake.com have dissected this question in the form of an infographic. Consider it an early…

Social Media

San Francisco

Wildfire App: “Social Is About a Steady Drumbeat of Engagement”

By | Apr 30, 2012 at 11:30 am

When it comes to your social media activities, you have so many different options on how to manage it.  On one extreme, you can hire an agency to do it all for you.  On the other, you can muddle through it yourself.  Of course,…

Business

Super Bowl XLVI Ads Go Social

By | Feb 6, 2012 at 9:23 am

With the cost of a Super Bowl XLVI being about $3.5M, advertisers pulled out all the stops this year with a combination of ads that not only entertained viewers, but also made use of mobility and social media to influence preference for the brand,…

Social Media

Bored During the Super Bowl? Listen to Your Favorite Band’s Videos on Tubalr

By | Feb 5, 2012 at 10:00 am

I’m a native New Yorker, so I am pretty psyched that the Giants are playing in the Super Bowl today.  Still, I have to admit – I watch the Super Bowl for the commercials – but I really look forward to the game because…

News

Viddler Announces New Updates and Simpler, More B2B-Friendly Platform

By | Jan 17, 2012 at 3:00 pm

This morning Viddler announced some major changes to how their video platform is going operate moving forward, including a simpler interface, removal of extraneous features, and providing more in-depth enterprise solutions for small to large businesses. This transition began earlier last year when Viddler decided…

Events

Los Angeles

Recreating Events Digitally with Dather

By | Dec 6, 2011 at 11:30 am

Think of the last concert or major sporting event you attended – did you check in via Facebook, or maybe Foursquare? Tweet about it? Post a clip to YouTube? Chances are good that you did. And if you didn’t, guaranteed there were people who…

Social Media

Spreecast: Where Video Meets Social

By | Nov 18, 2011 at 9:30 am

Recently-launched Spreecast, a social video platform that lets people broadcast together, is claiming to be a hybrid of YouTube, Skype, Twitter, and Facebook all rolled into one. Here’s the formula: 1 part user-uploaded video content a la YouTube 1 part face-to-face chat a la…

Business

New Google+ Updates: YouTube Playlists and Chrome Extensions

By | Nov 7, 2011 at 11:28 am

Google is building an empire, and it took a few strides outward last week by rolling out updates to Google Plus. The first is a YouTube “slider.”  You click the YouTube icon at the top right in Google Plus (mine hasn’t appeared yet), type…

Social Good

Video Editing in the Cloud With WeVideo

By | Oct 26, 2011 at 2:04 pm

First the purview of professionals, then available to the masses via the desktop – quality video editing can be added to the software services now available in the cloud thanks to WeVideo. WeVideo is a web-based, collaborative editing platform.  It’s a fully-loaded video editor…

Social Media

San Francisco

Cull.TV: The Future of Music Television?

By | Oct 19, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Welcome to the future of music television. Thanks for tuning in. This is the bold welcome the founders of Cull.TV, a startup out of the San Fransisco Bay area, gives to would-be video curators who use the service to create their own playlists or…

Social Media

NYC

Create a Video Clip from a Message at Vizlingo

By | Oct 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm

If you’re looking for a new way to engage with your target market and cut through the noise on social media, check out Vizlingo, a new platform that animates each word of a message or post with a video clip.  For now, you can…