We just love animators and illustraors here at Ninthlink — our participation at the San Diego ComiCon and involvement with planetillogica attents to our committment to artists of all types out there, in the physical and digital world.
So this perked our ears up with great interest, when we heard that a major ad agency had found a way to crowdsource the largest community of animators on the web and help these folks with their campaigns.
Social animation studio Aniboom entered into an agreement with MRM Worldwide to grant MRM’s clients access to Aniboom’s extensive library of animated content. READ MORE
We’ve been talking for some time on this blog abou the major growth online TV shows has had the past year, and how more major players are jumping head-first into a media platform that was generally left to the daredevils and high-stake gamblers of cyberspace.
More people are seeing the writing on the wall — or the images in the web-browser, and what kind of benefits these can reap and sow.
Futurescape just released a new research report entitled The Birth of Online TV. The report concludes that more stars are launching internet TV shows than a year ago; these are often funded by major sponsors as sound business models and commercial opportunities that are slowly surely emerging. This is something we sould all perk our ears up to and watch…
This lingering, pesky recession has encouraged CNBC.com to take a look at how the crisis has affected Americans via user-generated video.
Faces of the Recession, part of the site’s ongoing Boom, Bust & Blame section, is soliciting UGC video tales about how the recession has impacted individual citizens — YOUR LIVES. We all have a recession story.
Submit your video by Sept. 30 on CNBC.com, YouTube or CNBC’s Facebook fan page.
There’s no question that MySpace has revolutionized online music with its MySpace Music section, where many bands, known and unknown, have relied on to reach fans and offer representative songs. Some bands exclusively use MySpace as a home webpage to announce news and gigs; some have been signed by record labels from their pages alone. Partnerships with labels has helped with exposure.
Master hcker Albert Gonzales, 28, called by some “a true life Matrix Neo,” was indicted in federal district court on Monday, August 17, 2009, for carrying out credit card data theft from a staggering 130 million credit cards.
On line maverick Daisy Whitney is accepting original video submissions around the theme Time Of My Life, the title of Allison Winn Scotch’s NY Times bestseller just released in paperback.
What does she want from you? Produce a 10-15 second video for a chance to be featured in the New Media Minute.
Daisy Whitney has been acknowledged as a new media expert. She specializes in covering Internet video, social networking, YouTube, iTunes and other forms of online and new media distribution of content.
Sites such as CNN’s iReport have been the big “Thing” in online trend-setting in 2009 when it comes to citizen journalism – the concept of members of the public “playing an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing and disseminating news and information,” according to the seminal 2003 report We Media: How Audiences are Shaping the Future of News and Information.Authors Bowman and Willis say: “The intent of this participation is to provide independent, reliable, accurate, wide-ranging and relevant information that a democracy requires.”
Now cmes HARO ( Help a Reporter Out), a simple online platform that acts as a matchmaker between journalists looking to connect with sources in the know and businessmen looking to get coverage or exposure for their product, company or cause.
Have you stopped playing in the Second Life universe? Sick of avatars — are they too 2007 for you?
Avatars and virtual worlds have yet to make their biggest impact: on the economic level, already having rooted itself deep into entertainment and intellectual challange. Virtial reality will soon effect “the meat world” as some call it, and there are many who have been anticipating the rise of an entire economy around virtual goods and services.
This is news of importance interest to us all…a new study entitled “Improving Ad Performance Online: The Impact of Advertising on Content Sites” was released by the Online Publishers Association concludes that advertising on premium websites, as apposed to web portals, is a more effective tool for advertisers.
The study reveals that ads on content sites scored higher in raising brand awareness, message association, brand favorability and purchase intent by large margins.
Online ad awareness, measuring whether or not consumers remember seeing a brand seen online during the past 30 days, was 21% greater on content sites than on portals, and a full 50% greater than on ad networks. Video ads on content sites represented by OPA members had the greatest impact: purchase intent was 163% higher than overall MarketNorms and 93% more than portals.
Improving brand awareness and reacing a 300% ROI is what the team at Ninthlink has been all about from the get go, and a good part of that process and goal is effective use of Internet ads. Read this study closely, there is much to learn, and then give us a call so we can help you go about impleting these strategies.
This snazzy image slideshow tool is sexy and smooth. Like pre-made chocolate milk it’s yummy. It is free to use and easy to set up slideshows. They do offer a premium version where you can remove their watermarked logo “which is nice”. It allows for up to 250 mb uploads per account until you have to pay for more space. These guys are smart and I would like to shake their hands then shake and bake. Enjoy this tool.