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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...

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 ...

The Best & Worst 2011 Viral Super Bowl Ads as Judged by Online Viewers

The Best & Worst 2011 Viral Super Bowl Ads as Judged by Online Viewers

Ever since the clock ran out on Super Bowl 45 last night, Hulu has been asking its users to vote on the best and worst of the commercials that aired during the big game. The early results are in, and a few things are clear: ...

YouTube Attempts To Extend Life of Super Bowl Commercials: Will Brands Take Notice?

YouTube Attempts To Extend Life of Super Bowl Commercials: Will Brands Take Notice?

For its 4th consecutive year, YouTube is doing a huge promotional contest for the Super Bowl to try and prove that major brands need to embrace online video as an extension of their television campaign efforts, now more so than ever. Learn more about this contest, ...

Video Encyclopedia Qwiki Wants To Make Information Into An Experience

Video Encyclopedia Qwiki Wants To Make Information Into An Experience

Qwiki is out of private testing and now available to the public. Haven't heard of them? Well, then, you haven't been reading TechCrunch lately.  Qwiki is the winner of the most recent TechCrunch Disrupt contest and is using video in some pretty interesting ways.  Now ...

Winners of YouTube's On The Rise Contest Double Subscriber Rates

Winners of YouTubes On The Rise Contest Double Subscriber Rates

On The Rise is a monthly YouTube competition designed to help deserving young channels get a much-needed push into the spotlight.  Each month, the company nominates a handful of channels, and then lets the YouTube community at large vote to determine the winner.  The winner ...

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