Monday, August 13, 2012

Around The Net

  • Future Preps Launch Of 'The Simple Things' Media Week

    Future is to launch a print and digital monthly lifestyle publication called The Simple Things, featuring a content blend of interiors, gardening, cookery, lifestyle and craft. The September print launch will be closely integrated with the blog, www.thesimplethings.com. The Simple Things will also be available in an interactive digital format for tablet users, with integrated videos and galleries. ...Read the whole story

  • VCs Bet On YouTube Channels Wall Street Journal

    Venture capital firms are investing heavily in YouTube channels like teenage-targeted AwesomenessTV, betting that video content providers have "the potential to eventually become global media companies," writes Matthew Wong. "This is the third wave of programming from broadcast to cable to YouTube,” is the money quote from Mark Terbeek, a partner at MK Capital, "which led AwesomenessTV’s $3.5 million Series A round." ...Read the whole story

The Oil Industry Provides Two Lessons For Online Video

he oil industry is profitable for producers when the costs of exploitation are low and/or the prices at the gas tank are high. That is pretty much the case for any producer, but oil and online ...More