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Contest is the self-published first novel by Australian thriller writer Matthew Reilly. In 1996, after being rejected by several Australian publishing houses, Reilly personally paid for 1000 copies of the book to be published privately under the label of ‘Karanadon Entertainment’, and sold them himself.
Before publishing the novel in North America, Reilly rewrote most of the novel, placing the contest in the New York Library, rather than a fictitious library, and added descr...

Major League Baseball To Make Fan Cave A Web Series In 2012

Major League Baseball To Make Fan Cave A Web Series In 2012

Last year, MLB.com offered a chance for one lucky person to watch all 2,429 regular season games and attend All-Star and postseason games through a contest called MLB Dream Job.  The winner was then sent to New York City and a former Greenwich Village Tower …

Voting On And Ogling Miss America Pageant Starts On YouTube

Voting On And Ogling Miss America Pageant Starts On YouTube

Miss America is doing something a little different this year, and it involves online video.  This time, all 53 Miss America contestants have a YouTube video showing off their skills, knowledge, and beauty, and they invite people to vote at the end of them.  Voting …

The Sucky Video Awards: Help Us Find The Worst Web Videos of 2011 & WIN

The Sucky Video Awards: Help Us Find The Worst Web Videos of 2011 & WIN

We spend so much time praising those great examples of quality branded video that it's easy to forget how much bad video is out there. Seriously… some of it really sucks. It's probably part of why author Steve Stockman decided to write "How To Shoot …

‘My Business Story’ Winners Featured in YouTube Homepage Ad For ‘Small Business Saturday’

My Business Story Winners Featured in YouTube Homepage Ad For ‘Small Business Saturday’

If you go to the YouTube homepage today, you will see the winners of the "My Business Story" contest that was announced by Google and American Express back on Oct. 25, 2011.  The 32 small businesses featured in today's YouTube homepage ad will be seen …

How To Run A Successful Online Video Contest: Promoting On A Budget, Paid Media

How To Run A Successful Online Video Contest: Promoting On A Budget, Paid Media

As users upload videos and share them with their friends, your video contest will form a viral loop and begin to naturally promote itself. Until then however, it's worthwhile investing some time & effort in promoting your contest and in the first section of the …

How To Run A Successful Online Video Contest: Offering A Killer Prize

How To Run A Successful Online Video Contest: Offering A Killer Prize

Contrary to popular belief, the best prizes aren't always the one's with the largest monetary value. There are other factors that impact whether a prize will be attractive to your audience. In this post (the third post in our Video Contest series) we look at …

How To Run A Successful Online Video Contest: The Premise

How To Run A Successful Online Video Contest: The Premise

The premise (or contest idea in layman's terms) is the most important ingredient in a successful video contest. If your contest idea appeals to your target market and content is readily available or easily created you have taken the first step to success. In order …

How To Run A Successful Online Video Contest: An Overview

How To Run A Successful Online Video Contest: An Overview

This post is the first in a seven-part series that looks at how to plan and execute a successful online video contest. We'll examine what separates the successful video contests from the unsuccessful one's, and offer a road map marketers can use to help ensure …

A List Of Online Video Contest Platforms

A List Of Online Video Contest Platforms

Online video contests are growing in popularity and complexity and are now far more savvy than the upload a YouTube video and get people to like it ,etc. A crop of online video contest platforms have sprung up and more are coming all the time. …

Connect With Your Audience’s Needs And Fears – Reel Video Producer Tips #11

Connect With Your Audiences Needs And Fears   Reel Video Producer Tips #11

This week we feature a Producer Tip from one of you all, the viewers and readers of ReelSEO.com! Steven Washer recently won a video contest through ReelSEO.com sharing his tip for video creators about why it's important for video creators to connect with their audience's …

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