Closing the Book on ILM:07

It is hard for me to comprehend, but we are finally finished with ILM:07. We were grateful to have had 650 interesting and enthusiastic attendees from all over the world, 72 stimulating speakers, a full load of sponsors and an…

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European Directories Invests in Spotzer

Amsterdam-based Spotzer, which creates multimedia video ad campaigns for small and medium-sized businesses, announced it has acquired a 10 million euro (US$14.8 million) investment from the U.S. venture capital firm Sierra Partners and European Directories, a print and online directory publisher…

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WSJ Podcast: TKG on Online Video

The Wall Street Journal this week gave a nod to some of the developments in online video for SMBs. The Journal cites TKG data about online video as a direct response medium that more SMB advertisers are starting to recognize…

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A Conversation With EZShow

Fresh off a day at NewTeeVee's excellent online video show -- the first of its kind that size -- I had the chance to talk to the very interesting EZShow. The company has been around for a little while but…

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Ripple Adds Borders Books

Yesterday in The New York Times, Borders Books announced that it has partnered with Ripple to put digital monitors in hundreds of its stores across the country. By the end of February, the company expects two monitors for its Borders TV…

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Google Earth, Now With Video

Google keeps finding new places for YouTube videos to live. After integrating video with AdSense earlier this week, it announced today that it will embed YouTube videos throughout Google Earth, where relevant. This means any video that is geotagged will…

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LiveDeal Joins Online Video Movement

Classified aggregator and newly vaunted IYP destination LiveDeal announced today that it will integrate video content to its listings. Specifically, this will allow individual sellers and businesses to upload videos to enhance their classifieds or directory listings. This follows the…

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Google Brings Video to AdSense

Google announced today that it will allow the publishers in its AdSense network to have YouTube videos planted on their sites, while sharing revenues for related advertisements (this has been a closed pilot program since May and is now available…

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Serbia, Qatar and Kazakhstan

Name the three countries that ZenithOptimedia predicts will be the fastest-growing ad markets by percentage growth from 2006 to 2009. Not even your ad agency friends are likely to get that question right. I have always taken umbrage with any company that…

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