I Can’t Go For That

Apr 1, 2012

Boing Boing ran this video last Thursday. It is a perfect example of Fred Wilson‘s notion of The Future of Media:

1. Microchunk it.
2. Free it.
3. Syndicate it.
4. Monetize it.

I can go for that, oh oh…oh can do!

By way of Nalts, we woke up this morning to the Kutiman “Thru-You” funk. Life is good!

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We were testing out audio capture on a new lavaliere mike, and I just improvised on the focus of http://microchunk.tv/

The Key

Mar 24, 2008

Josh Bernoff says:

The key is you’re living in a world where people’s expectations have been set by YouTube, so you want to think, what can I put together that somebody, might, in my customer base might actually find fun, interesting, entertaining to look at.

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On April 12th, 2007 we Predicted that, “Google will extend video embeds to Local Business Center as in My Maps, and will continue to make deals with phone makers and carriers to include Google Maps and YouTube videos, as they have with Apple.” Today we noticed in one of our Google local listings a Tab For Photos And Videos. We couldn’t find a way to upload videos, but it looks like it’s coming soon.

UPDATE: Yesterday we uploaded videos to our Google Local Business Listing and today they’re live –

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Branding Decay

Feb 16, 2008

Umair Haque

In fact, when interaction is cheap, the very economic rationale for orthodox brands actually begins to implode: information about expected costs and benefits doesn’t have to be compressed into logos, slogans, ad-spots or column-inches – instead, consumers can debate and discuss expected costs and benefits in incredibly rich detail.

Do you provide a place in your Local Listings, Video Sharing, and Blog where your customers can review, comment on, and validate your Brand?

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It looks like Veoh wins out in the quality of online video test (at least with the free sharing sites). This is the same video that I uploaded below to YouTube.

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Hit Me On My iPhone

Jan 22, 2008

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Via Boing Boing, this video by Pete Miser shows how your fans can do your marketing for you if you really offer extraordinary products.

I Want More Porn

Jan 21, 2008

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Via TubeMogul, this gave me a big chuckle!

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We’ve posted before about Head, Middle, and Tail, but Chris Anderson shares a fresh look:

The short head will be human, the fat middle social and the long tail algorithmic.

My understanding of this is that we will find out about the blockbuster hits through personal human contacts, find out about most things through social networks like Google Maps and YouTube, and find out about microniche things through Google or Yahoo Search.

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