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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...

This Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - 01/07/2011

This Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   01/07/2011

This is my first viral video round up post since the new year began, and it's obvious from the start that this is going to be another great year in viral video.  The holidays didn't slow down the online video creating community one bit. There ...

TED Founder Chris Anderson Launches Contest To Find "Ads Worth Spreading"

TED Founder Chris Anderson Launches Contest To Find Ads Worth Spreading

One of my favorite soapboxes of late pertains to video advertising, and what I perceive to be its inevitable merge with regular old videos created for "entertainment."  Advertisers are embracing viral video in new and exciting ways every day, and I think we should applaud ...

Jesse The Dog Wins YouTube's 2nd On-The-Rise Competition

Jesse The Dog Wins YouTubes 2nd On The Rise Competition

YouTube has announced the winner of the second On The Rise competition, which is designed to help fledgling channels get some much needed exposure on the video site's home page.  We gave you the rundown on the finalists last week, and now the votes are ...

Voting Opens On YouTube's Second On The Rise Contest

Voting Opens On YouTubes Second On The Rise Contest

Last month, we wrote about YouTube's new method for picking some great new videos to spotlight on the home page.  It's called On The Rise, and it takes the videos with the fastest-growing subscription totals and puts the whole thing up to a vote--they're letting ...

Amazon Goes Hollywood With Amazon Studios – Filmmakers and Screenwriters Wanted

Amazon Goes Hollywood With Amazon Studios – Filmmakers and Screenwriters Wanted

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell I interviewed a spokesperson from Amazon.com's new online business, Amazon Studios to learn about the program's new business model for discovering and paying new filmmaking talent with an eye on making big motion pictures. But do they plan to expand beyond feature length-films, and offer these same business opportunities and incentives to web-based video producers as well?

Best Online Video Ad Campaign - EZ Grill Heats Up The Smartphone War

Best Online Video Ad Campaign   EZ Grill Heats Up The Smartphone War

I've long held up BlendTec as a shining example of viral video advertising done right.  With their "Will It Blend" series of videos—where their industrial-strength blenders create dust from things like golf balls, iPhones, or glow sticks—they've entertained millions while simultaneously showing off the actual ...

Howcast Announces YouTube Contest To Find Their First Official Company Vlogger

Howcast Announces YouTube Contest To Find Their First Official Company Vlogger

Do you want to be a vlogger?  Well, good for you!  It's an expanding field with plenty of room for new participants—and it's also pretty fun.  Some of the most popular and successful YouTube producers are vloggers.  But what if I told you that you ...

Vimeo Festival + Awards Wraps Up, Videos Online

Vimeo Festival + Awards Wraps Up, Videos Online

In case you weren't the lucky winner of that contest ReelSEO had, or just didn't make it to New York this weekend, Vimeo is kind enough to be putting up the events in, of course, video form on their site. Not only are there award-winning ...

TED Ads Worth Spreading Contest Offers 7 Million Free Video Ad Impressions

TED Ads Worth Spreading Contest Offers 7 Million Free Video Ad Impressions

TED talks about really cool stuff with really smart people. They are forward-thinkers looking at a brighter future and how we can get there. They also have some pretty cool tech. It's the first place I saw a massive multi-touch screen used for all sorts ...

The Vimeo Festival and Awards – An In-Depth Look At What To Expect

The Vimeo Festival and Awards – An In Depth Look At What To Expect

You might have notice our contest announcement yesterday regarding the Vimeo Festival+Awards—we're giving away 4 pairs of tickets to the event for free, and all you have to do is submit a video with a tip for using Vimeo.  I though it might be a ...

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