Jim Louderback Articles

James ‘Jim’ Louderback (born in 1961) is the CEO of Revision3. He has had numerous jobs in media companies involved in technology, most notably with TechTV and editor-in-chief of PC Magazine. He is also well known as the television host of TechTV’s Fresh Gear for three years from 1998 to 2000.
Louderback graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon School, then attended the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont from 1979 to 1983. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1983 wi...

That Was VidCon! Thoughts from Disneyland

That Was VidCon!  Thoughts from Disneyland

Even though the 4th annual VidCon, held at the Anaheim Convention Center, is mainly for fans and for fans to meet up with their favorite channel creators, there was some good information to be found at the event.

Three Key Reasons To Attend The Reel Video Marketing Summit

Three Key Reasons To Attend The Reel Video Marketing Summit

Who will you see at the Reel Video Marketing Summit, and why should you attend? Here's a good three reasons why, and like successful video itself, it all comes down to content. What kind of content will you be seeing at the Summit? Read on.

YouTube Wishlist - Who Else Wants YouTube to Launch These New Features? [Reel Web #55]

YouTube Wishlist   Who Else Wants YouTube to Launch These New Features? [Reel Web #55]

This week on the Reel Web, we once again give a quick update on some of the new features launched in the past week at YouTube.  We also discuss some recent chatter around whether or not video creators should jump ship from YouTube. Finally, we discuss several ...

Building An Audience Outside of YouTube & Revision3's New Fall Slate: Interview with CEO Jim Louderback

Building An Audience Outside of YouTube & Revision3s New Fall Slate: Interview with CEO Jim Louderback

Revision3 just announced some new acquisitions for their fall lineup, which reminded me of something that has been a recurring theme for this year: finding success outside of YouTube.  No one argues that YouTube isn't amazing when it comes to reach, and they are (seemingly) ...

7 Tricks to Optimize Your Video's Title for Search & Social [Creator's Tip #46]

7 Tricks to Optimize Your Videos Title for Search & Social [Creators Tip #46]

When you think about your title, you have to realize that it’s the first thing the viewer sees when evaluating whether or not to watch your video--whether that's from a search result, or via your social network.  It’s important that a title works well for ...

Why You Should Be At Streaming Media East Next Week

Why You Should Be At Streaming Media East Next Week

Streaming Media East is ready to hit New York City next week and we've got the top reasons why you should be attending. As an added bonus, we've also got a discount code for you to shave off a bit of the price to make ...

7 YouTube "Rules", YouTube Workshops, AOL On & KickStarter [Reel Web #37]

7 YouTube Rules, YouTube Workshops, AOL On & KickStarter [Reel Web #37]

This week on the Reel Web we discuss AOL’s announcement about "AOL On," their new video service that will host all of the videos from their service and also feature some new original shows.  We also cover YouTube tips from Charlie McDonell, YouTube’s new workshop ...

Jim Louderback On Cow Paths & Old Media Moving Online

Jim Louderback On Cow Paths & Old Media Moving Online

Last month I shared part of my conversation with Jim Louderback. We covered a great number of video-related topics that day, including the comparison of the online video marketplace to cow paths (trust me, it makes total sense once you hear it) and how we ...

Revision3 Saw Major Increase In Viewership, Revenue In 2011

Revision3 Saw Major Increase In Viewership, Revenue In 2011

Revision3 CEO Jim Louderback took to the Rev3 blog this morning and announced a 359% increase in total views and a 53% increase in revenue for the year of 2011.  Revision3 made smart acquisitions last year, including the extraordinarily successful Epic Meal Time, and by ...

Google TV Marketplace Turns YouTube Into TV - The Reel Web #21

Google TV Marketplace Turns YouTube Into TV   The Reel Web #21

This week on the Reel Web we cover a story about a patent that Google recently updated about a marketplace for Google TV. The Google TV Marketplace will feature channel apps, possibly from YouTube, and may even be bundled together as a network for a ...

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