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Five Guerrilla Marketing Weapons That Helped Increase My Business Without Spending Any Money

Michael Tasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Tasner

The end of 2009 and into 2010 was proving to be a very difficult year for my company, Taz Solutions, Inc. I discovered that the old ways of doing business were just not working in the "new economy. "

Giant Convenience Store Chain Gone Viral: 7-Eleven Web Series Has 2 Million Views

Daisy Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Daisy Whitney

LOS ANGELES --  7-Eleven, the world's largest store chain, is quickly making a name for itself as a marketer that's open to digital experimentat...

Tubefilter and the Streamys

Aanarav Sareen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Aanarav Sareen

On April 11th 2010, a large group of web video producers were invited to attend the second annual Streamy Awards in Los Angeles. An event that re...

RIP Online Video; Long Live Video -- 5 Predictions for the Next 5 Years

Hunter Walk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Hunter Walk

Online video's days as a standalone concept are numbered. It's an endangered species. Why? Because in the future all video will be online.


Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nathan Havey

A quick digest of the week's social media news with a side of fun? You're welcome. Introducing CRUSH, the weekly web-show that takes the news on the...

"Call Me Barbara" -- Carly Fiorina's Microsite Adventures Continue, Painfully

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Colin Delany

Incumbent Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer upbraided an Army general for repeatedly referring to her by the female honorific rather than as "Senator" during a hearing -- pretty thin gruel for a scandal.

Why Conan O'Brien Should Jump to the Internet!

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

The internet will let Conan be Conan. Anyone who loved his late night show knows that NBC has been trying to morph the guy we know and love into Jay Leno.

Life After Print: URB Magazine 2.0

Raymond Leon Roker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Raymond Leon Roker

While many have quickly lamented URB's print hiatus or reminisced about our long legacy, there is also an unfortunate feeding frenzy on even the hint of print's presumed, imminent demise.

Michael Eisner's Vuguru Gets Backing, Will Expand

New York Times | BRIAN STELTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Bolstered by an investment from Rogers Communications, one of Canada's largest media companies, the budding new-media mogul Michael Eisner is expandin...

New 'Internet Meter' To Measure Web TV Viewers

SARAH PEREZ of ReadWriteWeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

More and more viewers are leaving their TV sets to watch their favorite shows online. Nielsen has announced an "Internet Meter" to measure the online ...

Video: Lionsgate Realizing 95% Margins on Digital Business

Daisy Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Daisy Whitney

Lionsgate's digital business is realizing 95% profit margins across new media venues like iTunes, Amazon, CinemaNow, Hulu, and YouTube.

Child Star Grows Up, Avoids Reality TV -- An Interview with Jaleel White

Nate Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nate Jones

"I feel like the web series is the actor's mixtape now," said White.

PowerwomenTV: An Online Series About Women in Business!

Amy Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Amy Palmer

My quest to uncover the stories of women on Wall Street led me to amazing stories of women who were breaking the glass ceiling, forging new paths, and living their lives on their own terms.

Sam Stein

DNC Survivor Ad Mocks Republicans As Hapless Castaways | Sam Stein | Posted 05.06.2009 | Politics

Taking advantage of the latest internal squabbling and insecurity of the GOP, the Democratic National Committee put out a new web ad Tuesday evening c...

5 Trends That Will Change Media in '09

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

As the cost of the creation of content continues to come down, more content creators will come online -- this will create a huge influx of unfiltered material.

Top 10 Ways Team Obama Should Use Web Video & MultiMedia

Dan Manatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Manatt

The technological transformation of the presidency -- and its use of technology to make the executive branch more responsive, interactive, and transparent -- can, from day one, be the first great achievement and legacy of the Obama presidency.

Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson star in Obama spot

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

Originally published at Queen Latifah and Jennifer Hudson are the latest A-list singers/actresses to join up with Team Obama. &nbs...

MediaBizBuzz on Democrats, Republicans, Gustav and Ike

Jerry Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jerry Weinstein

Click for News, Photos and all the links to major press coverage of the Republican Convention and for the Democratic reaction. This past week could ha...

Obama's Mobile Moment

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Spalter

By going around the news media and even bypassing its own massive email list, the Obama campaign is attempting to build a direct, personal, and immediate connection with voters.

Google Trying To Find Money In Web Video, Looking Old-Media

Silicon Alley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

YouTube will generate about $200 million of revenue this year,* say two WSJ sources, short of Google's expectations. Chief salesman Tim Armstrong is ...

VIDEO: 2008: Web Video Odyssey

Matthew and Peter Slutsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew and Peter Slutsky

Primary season 2008 was stamped in part by internet video. We've compiled choice excerpts, including snippets from the big hits that helped shape the campaigns.

Bloggingheads Goes Big Time: Little Video Site That Could, Now Adopted By NYT

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Something else for the NYT's online shopping basket: Bloggingheads!