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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...

5 Tips for Creating Effective Interactive & Clickable Videos

5 Tips for Creating Effective Interactive & Clickable Videos

Clickable video poses exciting opportunities for the future of video. Video is projected to continue its dominance of web traffic, largely because it's a much more engaging and connected form of communication than written word. (Wait till my girlfriend reads that). The majority of the …

Brightcove Sees Opportunity In Powering Government Video

Brightcove Sees Opportunity In Powering Government Video

Brightcove already provides one of the most robust and scalable video platforms in the world to big brand customers like Showtime, Reebok, or the Discovery Channel. While some brands prefer to use free services like YouTube, there is a growing market for the kind of …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

It's Friday again, and I'm guessing there are many of you in the path of the great blizzard that are probably still working from home today, though hopefully most of you are starting to thaw out. Which, I suppose, might increase the need for some …

Network, Learn and Succeed with Search Marketing Expo West

Network, Learn and Succeed with Search Marketing Expo West

If you're marketing via search engines online, then you need to consider attending an expo that will help you get the most of those campaigns. Search Marketing Expo (SMX) West will feature more than 60 sessions on search engine optimization (SEO), paid search advertising (PPC), …

How To Use Google Adwords To Market Your Business On YouTube

How To Use Google Adwords To Market Your Business On YouTube

There's a pretty good chance you've used Adwords before to help market your business. Millions of businesses have done so. And with good reason–search traffic can be some of the most valuable traffic you can get. Because there are so many Google users, placing an …

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 …

The Top Viral Video Marketing Lessons Learned From 2010

The Top Viral Video Marketing Lessons Learned From 2010

2010 was a spectacular year for viral video, as more people than ever uploaded, watched, and shared videos online. While it’s virtually impossible to know what innovative videos await us in 2011, we can find some clues in a trip down memory lane. What can we learn from the year in viral video that might give us an edge in the year ahead?

Hallelujah Chorus Vid Sets Record, Proves Flash Mobs Are As Popular As Ever

Hallelujah Chorus Vid Sets Record, Proves Flash Mobs Are As Popular As Ever

The flash mob, as a concept, is far from new.  It's been around for years.  And people have been uploading videos of flash mobs for as long as YouTube has existed.  And while almost everyone has seen at least one flash mob video, the genre …

YouTube Trends: Find Out What Videos Are Going Viral Right Now

YouTube Trends: Find Out What Videos Are Going Viral Right Now

YouTube technically announced YouTube Trends about a week ago, in a blog post regarding the most-watched videos of the year.  It was a casual link in the last paragraph for readers interested in seeing more detailed year-end lists.  But today they're giving Trends a more …

State of Massachusetts Launches Ill-Conceived Tourism Campaign On YouTube

State of Massachusetts Launches Ill Conceived Tourism Campaign On YouTube

It's articles like this one that give me the reputation of being a big meanie.  But while I want to applaud any company, organization, or municipality that embraces online video, I still feel a duty to point out the more dismal efforts in the hopes …

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