Posted by Sheila Shayon on March 29, 2011 12:00 PM
Web video programmers are getting better at promoting their wares, borrowing a well-worn page from the analog playbook that TV programmers have mastered.
Case in point: Lionsgate and Hudsun Media signed a deal to run Trailer Trash (watch the trailer above) on Hulu, partly because the video portal is mastering the art of scheduling, programming and marketing.
"Crossing your fingers and hoping people will find out about a show isn't really a business model," commented Curt Marvis, Lionsgate president of digital media, to the Wall Street Journal.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on March 17, 2011 09:30 AM
One of the most shared videos on YouTube: Ryan Higa, one of the video site's most popular users (with almost 3.5 million subscribers to his channel) posted the above video on Monday to inspire people to donate to Red Cross relief efforts in Japan. It now has more than 2 million views.