Posted on May 31, 2008
If you would like to learn how to use a hosted service for your Internet video that is available at no charge, and avoids using a high-profile branded player like YouTube’s, this interview is for you.
Subject: Our guest today is Mike Hudack who is the Co-Founder of blip.tv. His company is a lot like YouTube except they do not force you to use a player that has obvious third-party branding like the prominent logo YouTube uses in the lower right of the player frame. As a result, the blip.tv player looks like it “belongs” on your website. Read more…
Posted on May 27, 2008
While YouTube makes it easy to produce a video of ourselves that we can email to others, today’s guest-company enables us to just as easily produce and send personalized videos about our company to clients and prospects. It also provides crucial tracking statistics.
Our guest today is Gary Anderson who is the CEO of Netbriefings. For the past seven years his company has provided Webcasting services for companies that want to host Webcasts for large audiences. However, last year they introduced a hosted service called Proclaim that permits users to easily produce a short video of themselves and combine it with a professionally produced PowerPoint or corporate video.
Posted on May 24, 2008
If you would like an easy way to avoid using the YouTube player to post your own videos to your website, this interview is for you.
Subject: Our guest today is Preetam Mukerjee who is the CEO of www.marcellus.tv. After working at the Center for New Media at the University of California at Berkeley, Preetam returned to India where he organized a company to provide “white label” video hosting, player, and networking services. His Software-as-a-Service enables you to post videos to your website and (html) emails as easily as if you were using YouTube. However, unlike the YouTube player, the marcellus player is unbranded which means that the video window looks like it “belongs” to your own website.
Posted on May 17, 2008
If you would like learn how to create a customized network of video Websites where you can place video ads, this interview is for you.
Our guest today is Jayant Kadambi who is the CEO of YuMe Networks. His company is an Applications Service Provider (ASP) that places ads in digital video. YuMe offers a variety of ad formats including pre-roll, post-roll, mid-roll, overlays, player skins, and others. You can get a look at samples at their ad gallery.
Posted on May 14, 2008
If you would like to hear what the founder of WordPress.com has to say about the future of blogging, this interview is for you.
Subject: Our guest today is Matt Mullenweg who is the Founder of Automattic, Inc. which is the owner of WordPress.com and the Akismet anti-spam software for blogs. Invested capital in Automattic is now $30 million from such sources as The New York Times, Polaris Ventures, True Ventures, and Radar Ventures. Read more…
Posted on May 10, 2008
If you would like to learn what radio & TV stations can do to meet the challenge of the Internet, this interview is for you.
Subject: Our guest today is Robert Maccini who is the Chief Operating Officer for Ando Media. He is a 25 year veteran of the radio and TV business who now works for a company that helps those industries generate revenue for their content off of Internet streams and downloads. Ando also offers an audience measurement service for Internet radio. Read more…
Posted on May 7, 2008
If you would like to learn how radio stations can use the Internet to generate incremental revenue from conventional broadcast advertisements, this interview is for you.
Subject: Our guest today is Scott Savage who is a principal in a new venture named Octopus. The venture provides a way for traditional radio to generate incremental ad revenues from conventional broadcast advertisements. Here’s an example of how it works: Read more…
Posted on May 3, 2008
If you would like to learn how to create narrated PowerPoint presentations using only your telephone & computer, and generate hyperlinks to them for inclusion in emails, this interview is for you.
Subject: Our guests today are Joe Gustafson and Greg Flynn. Joe is the CEO of Brainshark and Greg is a Vice President. Brainshark is a service used by one-third of the top 100 companies in America. It permits their executives to create narrated PowerPoint presentations using only their computers and a telephone. Additionally, it generates a hyperlink so that the presentations can be placed in emails and websites. Finally, it tracks information about who looks at the slides, how often, and the time spent on each slide.