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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...

YouTube NextUp: Is it About Talent or Networking

YouTube NextUp: Is it About Talent or Networking

Tomorrow, April 8th, public voting closes on the contestants in the YouTube NextUp contest. The top 50 contestants will enter the final round of judging by YouTube employees and up to eight other top YouTube Partners. The top 25 are awarded $35,000, four days of …

Polish Up That Online Video Script, Break Media Offers Chance to See it Made Reality

Polish Up That Online Video Script, Break Media Offers Chance to See it Made Reality

Our friends over at Break Media, have teamed up with Scripped.com, on a brand new online video contest. Well, sort of. Since all good video starts with a good script, that is actually what they're seeking in the "Break's Big Break" contest that will give …

Monday Morning Grindhouse: Weekend Viral Video Marketing Clips To Start Your Week

Monday Morning Grindhouse: Weekend Viral Video Marketing Clips To Start Your Week

Last weekend, an illness kept me cooped up in the house, and I ended up spending it watching emerging viral videos. That led to a Monday round up article to start your week with the weekend's most buzzed-about videos. Which was, apparently, much enjoyed. So …

Fox Is Going To Kill The Flash Mob With New Reality Show

Fox Is Going To Kill The Flash Mob With New Reality Show

How do you know an online trend is possible reaching its apex? When network television creates a summertime reality show around it. Enter Fox's "Mobbed," which airs tonight, March 31, 2011. It's hosted by Howie Mandel, and will showcase various elaborate song and dance routines …

Monday Morning Grindhouse – Weekend Viral Video Clips To Start Your Week

Monday Morning Grindhouse   Weekend Viral Video Clips To Start Your Week

I know how tough it can be to get going on a Monday morning. You've spent all weekend relaxing, running errands, doing yard work, watching basketball, and just generally doing whatever you darn well pleased. But come Monday morning, it's back to the grind. The …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

In the world of online video, this will probably go down in history as Rebecca Black week. Whether she wanted to or not, she took over the whole darn Internet with her "Friday" video, the Good Morning America interview, and then Jay Leno on top …

The Top 10 Most Creative and Compelling Video Ads Online

The Top 10 Most Creative and Compelling Video Ads Online

Back in January, TED founder Chris Anderson announced a new initiative called Ads Worth Spreading. The concept of Ads Worth Spreading was to find the best video ads around–ads that are compelling, creative, outside-the-box, and that most represent what the future of advertising might be. …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Major worldwide catastrophes and global news events have a way of swooping in and completely dominating the viral video world, and the situation in Japan is living proof. Videos of the earthquake in action, videos of the tsunami's devastation, and videos of explosions at the …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Happy Friday everyone. It's been a long week for me, and I'm looking forward to the weekend. Your weekend comes a little early, in the form of the weekly viral video round up. I've got another great collection of clips that went viral this week—each …

Gamification Reaches Yahoo! Ads, Video Ads Next?

Gamification Reaches Yahoo! Ads, Video Ads Next?

I just read an interesting article by Kristina Knight at BizReport that talked about the gamification of several ad campaigns running on Yahoo!. For those not down with the lingo, gamification, is not a word I coined, but it is the utilization of gameplay mechanics …

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