A very recent AdWeek article (YouTube Stars Represent Massive Media Shift) alerted me to an oped piece by Hank Green (Vlogbrothers, VidCon, etc.). It’s titled “Lessons Learned From YouTube’s $300 Million Hole.” Hank observes the success rate of the YouTube creator grants, and how most of the channels failed. Go read it. What do you think? [...]
Wow I’ve let my blog go dark. It’s like a serial killer’s basement.
As you’ve no doubt heard, the new YouTube channel design is available for us unwashed masses. You shall like it, so proclaims some YouTube luminaries in this promotional video. So how do you activate the new “YouTube One Channel” and customize it? First you need to activate the new channel. Visit YouTube One’s overview page (which [...]
Stickam is dead. Another casualty of the online-video sharing market. Said the company via e-mail: After seven wonderful years we are incredibly sad to have to say goodbye. We did everything we could to keep this dream alive, but unfortunately you are reading this message. When Stickam launched in 2005 we were the very first [...]
An odd survey by the Interactive Advertising Bureau shows that 92% of us share video via mobile, but in ways you wouldn’t expect. 56% of us post it on Facebook. 44% show it on the phone the old fashioned way… in person. The next two most-common methods are text and e-mail. Only then do we [...]