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2 Social Media Object Lessons for Small Businesses

2 Social Media Object Lessons for Small Businesses

This week I found a wonderful one-two punch of encouragement for small businesses venturing online—and make no mistake, small businesses are flocking to social media and online video.  The articles offer me two instances that prove that small business has no reason to be afraid.

7 Paths To Viral Video Marketing Success

Viral videos are the Holy Grail of Internet Marketing. Every individual, marketing firm, and corporation is striving to create a piece of video content that goes viral. Most of it is just shooting in the dark.

Microsoft Wants You To Use Their Stuff To Stream HD

We all know that Flash rules the roost when it comes to online video. We also know that HTML 5 could put a serious dent in that dominance. Now Microsoft is trying to do the same but in the HD streaming category with their upcoming …

July Biggest Month Ever for Online Video, Hulu Tops Time Warner Cable

July was a big month all around for online video (according to comScore) but perhaps it was the biggest month yet for Hulu who, according to various research, surpassed Time Warner in viewership during the month. Could this be the turning point for the cable …

Google Users Are More Loyal and More Active… Probably

New data from ComScore shows that Google users run more searches than Yahoo and Microsoft users… combined.  According to the research, Google users conduct an average of 54.5 searches.  Yahoo users perform 24.5 searches and Microsoft users run 26.9 queries. More interesting than that, though, …

HD Online – Watch Upload and Share High-Definition Videos

HD Online   Watch Upload and Share High Definition Videos

With the ever expanding acceptance of high definition video it's no wonder that making a list of sites that support it is an ongoing task. So this time around it's my turn to update you on all the latest and greatest places where you can …

Microsoft, Yahoo Search and You – The Reel Deel

Big news this week from the world of Google haters and would be slayers of the search engine giant as well as for anyone who uses search engines, search advertising or ever has had a need to find something on the web. Microsoft has signed …

Microsoft Silverlight 3 Offers H.264, Full HD, Dev Tools

Version 3 of Microsoft's video player is out and included a host of new functionality including H.264  and High-Definition video. The multimedia software is available for Mac OS X (Intel-based Macs), Linux and of course, Windows.

IE8 To Implement Some HTML 5 Features

HTML 5 just gained another ally in its adoption…Microsoft. Sure it might still be some time before HTML 5 is totally ready for the masses but with such early adopters like IE, Firefox and Safari now, it should start getting a heavy push to become …

BrightRoll Makes The List of Lists – Top 10 Video Property

Brightroll has made the list of lists in regards to online video properties according to ComScore. Hurrah! The firm recently announced that ComScore's Video Metrix has ranked them in the top 10 and is the only ad network to break that line.

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