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Magnify WordPress Plugin for Video Blogging

Magnify.net, a social community for online video, has just released a media search and upload tool in the form of a plugin for WordPress and for Movable Type. The plugin does requires WordPress 2.5 or above but it is very cool in that it lets ...

StumbleVideo Adds Video Content With New Partners

StumbleUpon, one of the most popular ways to discover new Web sites and videos on the Internet, announced the addition of six new content providers to StumbleVideo, including: College Humor Funny or Die Vimeo Dailymotion veoh.com vbs.tv. These six new sites are added to StumbleUpon's ...

New Online Video Ad Business Model - Storybids

Storybids today announced the launch of their product placement marketplace where online video content creators can get paid to feature physical products in pre-production user-generated videos, serial mini-dramas, videoblogs and webisodes. Advertisers may use Storybids' searching capabilities to seek out video creators that meet their ...

New Open Source Video Advertising Platform

Adap.tv, a provider of contextual advertising for online video, has launched Adap.tv OneSource, the first open and universal video ad platform. Adap.tv OneSource empowers publishers to add, configure, and optimize video advertising across virtually all ad sources and all formats using sophisticated technology and a ...

Metacafe Video Search Undergoes Redesign

I just got an email from Metacafe that they have redesigned their website.  There is a new "popular now" section, a new look to the homepage, and new features coming soon.  The email I received can be found below this screenshot of their new homepage. ...

Top WordPress Video Plugins for Video Blogs

Top Wordpress Video Plugins for Video Blogs

WordPress bloggers are hosting and showcasing their video and audio files on their blogs in as many ways as possible. It is possible due to the availability of many plugins for the WordPress. The process of adding video, audio and other multimedia files to your ...

Google SERPs Video Thumbnails - Not Just Youtube

Google SERPs Video Thumbnails   Not Just Youtube

Well, I am surprised that I have not seen anyone really talk about this much, however, there are quite a few sites other than Youtube which are successfully obtaining video thumbnails in the Google universal search results pages. Furthermore, it seems that there is really ...

New Video Marketing Tool Launched At Video Search Summit

Tomorrow, at the Video Search Summit, Videoagency and Reelseo will announce the availability of a new video marketing campaign management tool for SEO companies and agencies. ReelSEO, the leading media resource for video search optimization is announcing a strategic partnership with Videoagency (The next-gen video ...

VideoEgg States - "We Are NOT Going Out of Business"

I just got an interesting email from VideoEgg. Guess there was some confusion over their last email where they annouced to members that they were no longer supportng the video hosting and sharing service. I think it is interesting that the are also recommending video ...

Aaron Wall's 5 Video Search Optimization Tips

Aaron Wall of SEO Book (you likely know of Aaron if you have done anything in search engine optimization" has done a special guest post on O'Flaherty blog with some excellent tips about using video SEO. Excerpt: "Six more bonus video optimization tips: When in ...

TubeMogul Adds Viddler and Sclipo To Video Distribution

Tubemogul just announced the addition of 2 new video sharing sites to add to the Tubemogul online video distribution and analytics network. According to Tubemogul, there has been demand for Viddler, an innovative site with features like time-based tags, automatic webcam synch and revenue sharing ...

Video Search Boxes In Google SERPS

I just noticed this morning something I had never seen previously on the Google search engine results pages. Perhaps this has been like this for several days but I am fairly certain that this is a test Google is starting. If you do a search ...

Overlay TV - Coolest Tool for Video Overlays

Overlay.TV, an interactive media company, today launched a revolutionary video-commerce platform that will enable an entire generation of online video publishers to express themselves in a new way by personalizing and monetizing the billions of videos currently posted to the Internet. The Overlay.TV platform offers ...

User Generated Video Popularity Research

New research released by Accustream iMedia Research, titled "UGV 2005 - 2008: Mania Meets Mainstream" report, demonstrates that user generated video (UGV) views for 2007 were up more than 70% over 2006 with a total of 22 billion views world-wide for 2007 Here is a ...

Online Video Advertising CPM Rates Compared

Online Video Advertising CPM Rates Compared

We have heard all sorts of variations this year in terms of what video search and video sharing sites are getting for online video advertising CPMs. Blinkx mentioned that they were getting a CPM of upwards of $60. Revver announced that they were commanding CPMs ...