How to Track Conversions from YouTube Viewers [Video]

YouTube Partners can now link out to other sites within their video annotations, which can be a great way to drive new readers to a blog, ecommerce site, landing page, etc. You can also, of course, add links to your description and channel page. Very few people are creating video content consistently, so you have … [Read more]

Joe Warshaw talks about YouTube

More and more content creators are starting to bring video into their efforts. Whether you already blog or podcast and want to add video to the mix, or just want to focus on video, there’s plenty to learn to be successful. In this exclusive NMX video interview, Joe Warshaw of Sweaty Ghost Media shares his … [Read more]

Andre Meadows’ YouTube Tips [Video]

One of my favorite YouTubers of all time, Andre Meadows from Black Nerd Comedy, is coming to NMX this year to share his tips LIVE in two sessions: Show Me the Money! Ways to Monetize Your Web Series and In Search Of Super Fans. To give you a little sneak peak of what you can … [Read more]

How One Small Gelato Company is Rocking Social Media [Case Study]

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I first learned about Talenti Gelato a few years ago from a blogger friend who just happened to mention it on her blog. At this point, a few grocery stores were carrying three or four flavors, and when I noticed it at my local Giant, I decided to try a pint. I became an instant … [Read more]

YouTube as a Community, Not Just a Platform

Web Series Panel

If you’re creating a web series, you’re likely uploading content to YouTube. While this is a great platform to reach new views, if you’re justthinking about YouTube as a platform, you’re doing yourself an injustice. Instead, it pays to think of YouTube as a community. Today at BlogWorld New York, this was one of the … [Read more]

New Media News Break: Cyberbullying, the Olympics on Foursquare, and More


Every week, we post a New Media News Break to help catch you up with what’s going on in the world of new media and get you through the work week. Here are this week’s top stories: New York Lawmakers Take a Stand Against Cyberbullying In New York, state lawmakers want to put an end … [Read more]

Five Questions with Daniel Lewis: BlogWorld New York [Video]

Daniel Lewis

Are you going to BlogWorld New Media Expo New York? Let everyone know – we will have opportunities for your voice to be heard! In this first episode of BlogWorld TV, Jeffrey Powers of Geekazine makes the call out to the public. If you are going to BlogWorld New York, feel free to create a … [Read more]

Google and The Borg Have More in Common than You’d Think, At Least on YouTube

Google Changes YouTube buttons

You will join Google+. Resistance is futile. At least, if Google has anything to say about it. Google is currently testing out a new “like” button for YouTube so users will be forced to join Google+ if they want to give videos a thumbs up rating. If you aren’t logged in, you can still watch … [Read more]

New Media News Break: Pinterest Spammers, Teen Opera Stars, Hunger Game Racists, and More

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It’s Wednesday afternoon, and I think we all need a little break to get through the work week. Here are some of the top new media news stories you may have missed this week: Daily Dot runs a Tell-All Interview with a Self-Proclaimed Pinterest Spammer Pinterest is quickly become a hot spot for content creators … [Read more]

Kony 2012: The Power of Social Media at Work to Change the World

kony 2012

This morning, one of my friends posted a video called “Kony 2012.” I didn’t really take notice of it at first because I’m not a super political person, but it did catch my eye because I thought, “Hm, I don’t remember hearing anything about a candidate called Kony in her state.” Then I saw another … [Read more]