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The Guild is an American comedy web series created and written by Felicia Day, who also stars as Cyd Sherman (aka Codex). It premiered on YouTube on July 27, 2007. Seasons two though five webisodes premiered on Microsoft’s Xbox Live Marketplace, Zune Marketplace, and MSN Video. The webisodes were later made available on the official Guild website, YouTube, and iTunes. According to Day, Microsoft’s business model changed after season five; Day wanted to keep ownership, so the episo...

A Weekly List of What to Watch in Original Web Series

A Weekly List of What to Watch in Original Web Series

With the rapidly blossoming expansion of original online series, I've been pondering a way to start curating some content via what I watch, because as this month-long online video viewing project I'm doing is going to show, I seem to watch a lot. Considering that ...

Creating A Successful Web Series Requires Patience, Planning & Fun

Creating A Successful Web Series Requires Patience, Planning & Fun

Web series are no different when it comes to video marketing.  You basically have to follow the same rules as outlined in the YouTube Creator Playbook as they're for the most part good guidelines to follow for any online video project.  But web series might take ...

International Academy Of Web Television Awards Demonstrate Maturity Of Online Video Industry

International Academy Of Web Television Awards Demonstrate Maturity Of Online Video Industry

While at CES I had the distinct pleasure of attending the inaugural International Academy Of Web Television Awards ceremony that celebrated all things online video and included the likes of Felicia Day, Shari Lazar and Kevin Pollack. It was pretty cool and, to me, demonstrated how far we ...

IAWTV Inaugural Web TV Award Nominees Announced

IAWTV Inaugural Web TV Award Nominees Announced

The International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) have announced nominees with the awards to be given out on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at a live ceremony at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas during the prestigious International CES. Nominees for the Inaugural ...

Felicia Day Fans Rejoice: Dragon Age Redemption Premieres October 11

Felicia Day Fans Rejoice: Dragon Age Redemption Premieres October 11

As The Guild winds down its fifth season, Felicia Day fans may be settling in for a long winter, feeling like they have to wait another year before the Internet's sexiest nerd will return for more Guild action, knowing they will have to re-watch Dr. ...

How To Create A Web Series Using Popular Content Without Infringing On Copyrights

How To Create A Web Series Using Popular Content Without Infringing On Copyrights

In a previous article titled, "How to Market A Web Series To Generate Interest & Gain Viewers," we talked about a number of ways web series have tried to increase awareness. One of the segments, called "Tie The Web Series to a Companion Piece," discussed ...

How To Market A Web Series To Generate Interest & Gain Viewers

How To Market A Web Series To Generate Interest & Gain Viewers

We have discussed a number of successful web series and what the creators of those series have done to increase awareness, and hopefully viewers. Sometimes, unfortunately, just being good isn't sufficient. A quality show needs not only to connect, but it needs to have a ...

Web Series Hit, The Guild, Times 5th Season Launch with Comic-Con

Web Series Hit, The Guild, Times 5th Season Launch with Comic Con

While there are plenty of popular web series that have several million views out there, the medium is still looking for the consistency it needs to be attractive to advertisers. So many web series have a large audience on the first episode only to see ...

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