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Wednesday, December 13, 2017


The Webinar Blog: Xyvid Offers Unique Webcast Engagement Tools

The Webinar Blog: Xyvid Offers Unique Webcast Engagement Tools: "Xyvid Offers Unique Webcast Engagement Tools
I recently took a first look at Xyvid Pro, a web broadcasting technology marketed by Xyvid Inc."

'via Blog this'


The Webinar Blog: Xyvid Offers Unique Webcast Engagement Tools

The Webinar Blog: Xyvid Offers Unique Webcast Engagement Tools: "Xyvid Offers Unique Webcast Engagement Tools
I recently took a first look at Xyvid Pro, a web broadcasting technology marketed by Xyvid Inc."

'via Blog this'

Thursday, November 9, 2017


The Webinar Blog: A New Video Series On Webinar Basics

The Webinar Blog: A New Video Series On Webinar Basics: "I have put together a 12-part series of short videos exploring different facets of webinar production and delivery. "

'via Blog this'

Monday, October 5, 2009


10 useful video sites to teach you new tech skills | News | TechRadar UK

"Here are 10 video sites that will improve your tech knowledge, starting from amateur tips and tricks at the top, to more advanced techniques and tech skills towards the bottom of the list."

Wednesday, August 19, 2009


Twitter Podcasting (or How to Add Audio to Your Twitter Stream) | Audio Marketing: Explode Your Online Marketing with the Power of Audio

"Twitter Podcasting (or How to Add Audio to Your Twitter Stream). This video takes a look at Twaud.io which I discovered just this week. You can upload or live-record audio and automatically Tweet it when you are done:"

If you are doing audio, you need to follow this blog. This is a review of Twaud.io.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009


audacity | Audio Marketing: Explode Your Online Marketing with the Power of Audio

A Five Part Audacity Tutorial.

Thursday, August 13, 2009


How to Use Audacity Audio Software – Part 1 on Yahoo! Video

"Welcome to Part 1 on how to use Audacity audio recorder and auditor. During Part 1, I introduce you to Audacity and how to install the software."

Ten part series on Audacity. Search for "How to use Audacity Audio Software".

Tuesday, August 11, 2009


YouTube - Audacity - Audio Editing

A very good audio editing tutorial. It starts out with existing audio shows some common editing situations.


Tips For Online Video Optimization | WebProNews

Tips For Online Video Optimization | WebProNews: "Gregory Markel, Founder/President, Infuse Creative, said video search optimization is not enough anymore. Video has gone social and mobile. A good strategy implements both."

Wednesday, April 15, 2009


JW Player – Trac

JW Player Documentation

Saturday, March 21, 2009


Flowplayer - Flash Video Player for the Web

"Flowplayer is a GPL licensed video player for Web sites. Use it to embed video streams into your HTML pages.
Built for site owners, developers, hobbyists, businesses and serious programmers.
Flash technology enables that 98% of all Internet users can see your videos. No other software makes it easier."


JW Players | LongTail Video | Home of the JW Player

"World-renowned developer Jeroen 'JW' Wijering co-founded LongTail Video to develop and distribute the world’s best media players. We call them the JW Players. Since the launch of the first JW Player in 2005 (which a little company named YouTube used as their first player), individuals and companies have downloaded nearly five million copies.
So whether you're a webmaster looking for a killer online player that’s compatible with dozens of skins and plugins or a consumer seeking the best desktop player for your PC, LongTail Video has the solution for you."

Friday, March 20, 2009


Pure Digital Technologies Company Profile

"Pure Digital Technologies is the provider of innovative imaging solutions for the mass market, including the Flip Video family of digital camcorders."

"In November 2008, just a few months ago, Pure Digital released the Mino HD, and it is a perfect device. It weighs just 3.3 oz and takes stunning 1280 x 720 high definition video. It handles low light well and sound quality is great. It works with Macs. The editing software that comes embedded on the camera is easy to use. And best of all, there are no cords at all. Recharge the internal battery and access video via a USB connection."

And Cisco just bought them. One to continue to watch.

Monday, March 16, 2009


Best Digital Camera: Experts recommend the best digital cameras

"Unbiased experts recommend the best digital camera based on your intended uses, budget, and desired features. Specify your needs or browse the best digital cameras."

Experts help pick the best digital cameras.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009


Reasons to Use Google Video for Businesses | WebProNews#comments

"Google Video for Business has got a couple of new features. They are captions and larger uploads."

Google Video is YouTube for grownups.

Sunday, March 8, 2009


2008 Video SEO Playbook - FierceCIO.com White Paper Library

"With the explosive growth of online video, traditional SEO has taken on a new dimension: video search and discovery. De-mystify the world of video search with a practical framework for video SEO and increase the value of your video content."

A white paper.

Saturday, February 28, 2009


TVWorldwide.com - We Webcast Streaming Media Video and Audio

"Why Choose TV Worldwide
TV Worldwide is the leading provider of online Internet video delivery solutions. Our focus is on helping our customers successfully create, promote, leverage and distribute streaming media content online through the deployment of a host of core capabilities and a full spectrum of innovative approaches that have achieved demonstrated results with this exciting new technology. Whether your video content is live or on-demand, you’ll find that TV Worldwide has the most comprehensive solutions available in the marketplace today."


Zannel » about

"Hello and welcome to Zannel
Zannel is the service that allows millions of people to see and talk about what’s happening now ... using pictures and videos and - yes! - even text. Because pictures change the conversation."


SplashCast: About Us

"SplashCast is a content syndication service designed specifically for emerging high-growth media, such as social networks and mobile devices. It creates and distributes embeddable
micro-channels of continuously refreshed and entertaining content that consumers choose to engage with, share and use to interact with other like-minded people."

Sunday, February 22, 2009


Free FLV Player v2.3

"The dynamic FLV player version 2.3 is finished and improved. After collaborating with The FLV Player.com, users wanted a player for local playback and launch directly from the browser.
Compare this version to the web version HERE"

Monday, February 9, 2009


by xtranormal

About Us

Xtranormal’s mission is to bring movie-making to the people. Everyone watches movies and we believe everyone can make movies. Movie-making, short and long, online and on-screen, private and public, will be the most important communications process of the 21st century and its democratization is a massive business opportunity.

Our revolutionary approach to movie-making builds on an almost universally held skill—typing. You type something; we turn it into a movie. On the web and on the desktop.

Friday, January 2, 2009


Extensions for Windows - The Unofficial Windows Upgrade

"The Free Video Converter allows you to convert, split, merge and edit your movie files. It supports wide variety of video formats from AVI to Flash (FLV) and high-definition movies (MTS) captured with new HD cameras. The simple and intuitive interface makes it easy to perform basic conversion tasks, while supporting additional features like joining and splitting movie clips, and batch conversion for converting multiple movies in one step."

Monday, December 22, 2008


Blubrry - Blubrry Powerpress

"WordPress in it's default install configuration does not support podcasting at a level that most people need. The Powerpress Podcast Plugin has all of the elements needed to have you podcast RSS feed in complete compliance in order to obtain a iTunes listing, and is optimized for listings in podcast directories and the Zune Marketplace."

Recommended podcasting addon for WordPress.

Sunday, December 21, 2008


Skype Recorder | Record Skype Calls | Free Skype Recorder

"Skype Recorder is a surprisingly easy-to-use tool for recording Skype audio conversations.

It is really simple to create a new recording. All you need is to run Skype Recorder.
The software will start the recording by itself as soon as you start talking on Skype."

Record your Skype conversations.


Alesis USB-Mic Podcasting Kit in Computer Microphones at JR.com

"Includes Microphone - Desktop stand - Monitoring headphone & Audacity software / 16-bit, 48khz recording / Free 30-day subscription to podcast website"

A recommended kit for podcasting.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008


Video: KickYouTubes Lets You Download Videos Without Extra Software or Hassle

"KickYouTube is one of the simplest solutions for downloading YouTube videos we've reviewed at Lifehacker. So simple that if you can find YouTube videos you like and type the word 'kick' you're in business."

Great idea!

Monday, November 24, 2008


ZunaVision Elegantly Inserts Ads Anywhere « NewTeeVee

"I’m not sure whether to heap praise on startup ZunaVision, or be terrified of it. The company, which just incorporated two days ago, has developed a technology that lets you insert and blend ads (almost) seamlessly onto the surface of objects within a video and could be a marketer’s dream."

Whatever you think of the idea, this is impressive technology.

Thursday, November 13, 2008


Soundrangers Sound Effects and Royalty Free Music Downloads And Custom Stock Music and Sound Effects, Sound Rangers Production

"Royalty free sound effects and production music downloads. The world's first and finest collection of original, broadcast quality sound effects and royalty free music, optimized for both interactive environments and traditional media."

High quality for not free.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008


Soundsnap.com: Find and Share Free Sound Effects and Loops

"Soundsnap is the best platform to find and share free sound effects and loops- legally. It is a collection of original sounds made or recorded by its users, and not songs or sound FX found on commercial libraries or sample CD's."

Lots of sounds for podcasts or other audio.

Sunday, November 9, 2008


My Tools for Podcasting | Affiliate Marketing Blog by Shawn Collins

"I am frequently asked what I use to create podcasts, so I thought I’d put together information on the various equipment, programs, etc. for anybody interested in getting into podcasting."

A nice list of tools for podcasting. Includes both hardward and software.

Thursday, October 23, 2008


TubeMogul.com - Online Video Distribution and Analytics

"TubeMogul is a free service that provides a single point for deploying uploads to the top video sharing sites, and powerful analytics on who, what, and how videos are being viewed."

Creat it once, send it everywhere.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008


Magnify.net Blog

"Magnify.net, the leading Video Search and Integration Platform for Mid-Market Publishers, announced it is expanding into 'how to' video aggregation for the fast growing sector of instructional video content.

Magnify.net is adding high speed, on the fly, video search of 5min, ViewDo, and Expert Village to enable community managers for the 35,000 and growing content channels to have access to the discovery and inclusion of relevant teaching, training, and coaching videos."

I really like "how to" videos, so I am delighted to see this.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008


TED | About TED

"TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. Since then its scope has become ever broader.

The annual conference now brings together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes)."


Free Live Online TV Streams

"TVChannelsFree is a website that has aggregated live streaming video sources for almost 3,000 TV channels, and they can all be viewed with just a web browser."

Web TV. What a concept.

Saturday, May 10, 2008


WebVideoZone: Featuring The Web Video Player, Web Video Hosting, Flash 8 FLV Converter

"The Web's Premier Internet Video Resource Center

For business owners, entrepreneurs, internet professionals - or anyone else who would like to be able to quickly add high-quality, interactive video presentations to any web site!"

Wednesday, April 30, 2008


Any Video DVD Converter is a professional video converter which can convert any format video files and YouTube clips with fast speed and excellent vid

"Any Video Converter Free version is an All-in-One video converting tool with easy-to-use graphical interface, fast converting speed and excellent video quality."

Convert Video with this free product.


Wimpy - Streaming WebSite Audio and Video Media Tools

"Automatic streaming media for your WebSite
- Easy to install... just upload Wimpy.
- Universal... runs on any basic Web server.
- Flexible -- built by webmasters, for webmasters."

I like wimpy, and use it.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008


TubeMogul - Essential Tool for Affiliates | Affiliate Marketing Blog by Shawn Collins

"TubeMogul is a free service that provides a single point for deploying uploads to the top video sharing sites, and powerful analytics on who, what, and how videos are being viewed."

Monday, January 21, 2008


2007: ‘Twas A Great Year For Podcasting

"Curious to know how much the podcast industry has grown over the course of the last 12 months? 29,114%."

Wednesday, January 2, 2008


BizIII - Daily Podcast

"Our three minute daily podcast is designed to help you both save and make more money in your existing (or future) business with the new marketing opportunities (which means both advertising and networking opportunities)."


Lifehacker Top 10: Top 10 Free Video Rippers, Encoders, and Converters

"So many video file formats, so many handheld video players, so many online video sites, and so little time."

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