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The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly called the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies (Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man) and the British Overseas Territories of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, British Antarctic Territory and Tristan da Cunha. It is subdivided into 100 pence (singular: penny). A number of nations that do not use sterling also have currencies called the “pound”.
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YouTube and Campaign Media To Crown "Ad of The Year"

YouTube and Campaign Media To Crown Ad of The Year

I love writing about viral marketing, and in particular, video marketing that pushes the boundaries of what advertising can look like and how it can behave.  I write about such videos often, even just last week.  So it should come as no surprise that I'm ...

Philips TV Video On Demand Film Supplier Is A Diva

Philips TV Video On Demand Film Supplier Is A Diva

Sony's got one (sort of), Samsung does too, so why not Philips? Well, now, they do. Diva TV announced today that it has signed a deal with Philips TV at IFA Berlin to be the supplier of high quality movie entertainment for the Philips NetTV ...

Samsung Hooks Up with BlinkBox for UK Video-on-Demand on Internet TVs

Samsung Hooks Up with BlinkBox for UK Video on Demand on Internet TVs

So far this week from the IFA show in Berlin we have heard from Sony who is offering Music Unlimited (I am certain video will follow), and 3D video and tablet computers have dominated the scene. We have also heard from Apple this week and ...

International Video Production – Lessons Learned from Shooting Across Borders

International Video Production – Lessons Learned from Shooting Across Borders

We got the gig in Guatemala and landed the job in Johannesburg; so now what? There are many elements to think about before shooting video in a foreign country. Of course, there are the basic travel essentials: passport, wallet, plane tickets, and potentially a visa ...

Who Watches TV Ads In The UK? No One - But They All Remember Them

Who Watches TV Ads In The UK? No One   But They All Remember Them

Alright, so the title on this one is a bit misleading, but taking a precursory look at some recent researchpublished by Deloitte on behalf of the Media Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival, which takes place 27-29 August 2010, would lead one to draw that conclusion. ...

80% of Internet Users Watch Online Video, Worldwide

Beet.tv caught up with Tania Yuki from comScore and found out that 80% of all net users worldwide watch video online. Aren't you glad you were there before they arrived?

Online Video Viewing Soars 37% Year Over Year In The UK

Sure, the US is seeing something of a sputter in the online video growth curve. In fact it's sort of flatlined recently, but while that might be the case, our English-speaking counterparts across the big pond are seeing some expansion in their online video viewing ...

The Rules of Online Video Marketing and PR

The Rules of Online Video Marketing and PR

I recently did a Skype Video interviewed with author David Meerman Scott on the 2nd release of his popular book, The New Rules of Marketing and PR, which has won praise in The New York Times and Computerworld reviews, been on the BusinessWeek bestseller list, ...

SeeSaw Launches Streaming Video-On-Demand Site for UK

It's easy for Americans like me to develop tunnel vision when it comes to the Internet, subconsciously blocking out any website or issue that doesn't speak directly to our world.  But the obvious truth is that there are millions of users outside the U.S. who ...

Viral Video Marketing Round Up – Lessons From This Week’s Viral Video Successes – 02/12/2010

This being the week after the Super Bowl, you might expect my Viral Round Up to be filled with the best commercials.  But you'd be wrong.  Mostly this is because  I have a rather strict definition of "viral" marketing… one that makes it hard for ...

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