Posts Tagged ‘YouTube’

SXSW was insane. At my Future 15 presentation, I had the stage between Ben Relles, YouTube’s Next New Networks founder, and Evan Spiridellis, Jib Jab Founder, and focused my talk on counting clicks for conversion and capitalizing on the moment of monetization.  But I didn’t shock the monkey until I called out a prediction that […]


Ogilvy had a big team out in San Francisco today for Social Media Week.  Their morning session at SPUR sold out almost as fast as Coachella.  The WSJ was to my side and behind me was the Peachpit PR guru who executed the Bunny Ears Blitz on Macworld 2009.  Nokia popped in to give away […]


What a way to start the week! Arianna Huffington, now AOL content czar, swings $315mm in HuffPo acquisition and fulfills promise to make blogging a pay profession. Of course, as an AOL music blogger, I’m biased and couldn’t be happier, for this now makes two iconic bosses in my career and great cocktail chatter for […]


Digital Media Wire’s Digital Media Conference West arrives at the hip Hotel Kabuki today (1625 Post, San Francisco) mixing it up with the digerati to discuss trends and opportunities monetizing content across platforms.  In the house will be NBCU, CBS Interactive, Fox, MTV, YouTube, TiVo, NVP, ivi TV, Kyte, Ning, Meebo, blip, Rev3, Ooyala, Pandora, […]


With the advent of the paywall on Hulu, YouTube, Boxee and other video platforms, Hollywood could learn a lesson from the online gaming industry on just what it will take to get to epic profitability – tapping the consumers all-important willingness to pay. The online gaming industry is exploding into a substantial second economy as […]


#VidCon Rocks!

12Jul10

It was an all-out SXSW/Comic-Con/w00tfest mashup complete with ball pit, karaoke room, and hugs from YouTubers and their favorite stars. Collectively the audiences of these vloggers rival that of the major tv/cable networks with Ryan Higa at the top with 500+ million views and nearly 2.5 million subscribers. And as much power as that implies, […]


The week ahead couldn’t be more exciting with the sold out #VidCon and NATPE’s #LATV Fest taking over the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.  Party with your favorite web celebs and network executives.  It’s the place to pitch your way to fame and fortune.  We’ll be there tweeting live so follow @contentnow.  Here’s where we plan […]