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Local is a twelve-part Oni Press comic book limited series written by Brian Wood and illustrated by Ryan Kelly. Each issue is intended to be a stand-alone short story, taking place in a different town across North America. A recurring character, Megan, provides a thread for readers who follow the series in sequence. Megan is the main character in some issues, while in others she is a spectator or background figure.
Local resembles a previous series of Wood’s, Demo (published by Ai...

Social Video Marketing Tips With Domino’s Pizza Chicago’s Ramon DeLeon

Social Video Marketing Tips With Domino’s Pizza Chicago’s Ramon DeLeon

I feature a video presentation of Ramon DeLeon, manager of six Domino's Pizza stores in Chicago, and a frequent vlogger and public speaker on social media marketing. Ramon is the recipient of the Chicago Social Media Club's 2011 Chicago Social Media Person of the Year ...

Ooyala Custom Video Analytics: Real-Time Facebook Behavioral Data

Ooyala Custom Video Analytics: Real Time Facebook Behavioral Data

I interviewed Ooyala co-Founder and President of Products' Bismarck Lepe, on today's release of their new Facebook video analytics solution, allowing publishers to track Facebook users engaging with their online video across audience segmentations in real time. Could we be getting a glimpse of the ...

Washington D.C. Suburb Looks for Tourism Dollars Through Web Series

Washington D.C. Suburb Looks for Tourism Dollars Through Web Series

We've seen a number of branded videos lately that advertise a product, but put the marketing in the background in favor of good content.  Videos like the DC Shoes ad (Ken Block's Gymkhana 4), the Rise of the Planet of the Apes ad (Ape with ...

Ogilvy & Mather Reveals Video Advertiser Concerns in Content & Targeting

Ogilvy & Mather Reveals Video Advertiser Concerns in Content & Targeting

In the first part of the interview with Robert Davis, Interactive Marketing Director and Director of Advanced Video Practice over at Ogilvy New York, we talked about what Ogilvy was offering with the AVP (Ogilvy's Advanced Video Practice) team and Rob's approach. Today in the ...

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 8: Social Video Best Practices

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 8: Social Video Best Practices

Over the past seven weeks, we've used this series to take a deep dive into social video marketing, analyzing the benefits to both the brand and the fans. And if you've been following along, you know that social video succeeds when companies focus on creating ...

Save On SMX East 2011 With Discount Code From ReelSEO

Save On SMX East 2011 With Discount Code From ReelSEO

It's time to start thinking about Search Marketing Expo, specifically SMX East 2011, in New York City. Programmed by the minds at Search Engine Land, including Danny Sullivan and Chris Sherman, SMX 2011 promises to be jam-packed with insight, advice, and the latest search marketing news ...

YouTube Ex-Con Evan Emory Makes Video Apology & Announces Live Show

YouTube Ex Con Evan Emory Makes Video Apology & Announces Live Show

Evan Emory, the entertainer who served time in jail for an infamous YouTube video, will be promoting his new music and hosting a variety show August 12, 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., at Club Envy, 441 W. Western in Muskegon, Michigan alongside a number of different ...

Use Social Media Analytics To Ensure You're Reaching Local Customers

Use Social Media Analytics To Ensure Youre Reaching Local Customers

With more brands, agencies, and indie producers turning to Facebook for their marketing and promotion efforts, I want to share with you two very engaging social media analytics startups that provide important data for businesses.

YouTube Stars Rhett & Link Premiere New IFC Television Show

YouTube Stars Rhett & Link Premiere New IFC Television Show

As Nalts writes today, there aren't too many YouTube stars who have crossed over from the Internet to television with much success. Whether audiences aren't ready to embrace web stars on the TV or the web content doesn't easily translate to the traditional TV format, ...

Record Breaking Viral Videos: Lip Dub, Rubik's Cube, & BMX Triple Jump

Record Breaking Viral Videos: Lip Dub, Rubiks Cube, & BMX Triple Jump

I can scarcely go a day anymore without at least looking at my favorite curated video sites to see what new videos are popular. That says a lot about what a video junkie I am, but it also says a lot about how much great ...

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