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  • Blip.tv Lands A Big Distribution Deal With YouTube And Others; Redesigns Dashboard

    Blip.tv Lands A Big Distribution Deal With YouTube And Others; Redesigns Dashboard

    Mike Hudack, the founder of Blip.tv, just landed a major set of deals to expand the distribution of his Web video network. The biggest deal is with YouTube, which for the first time will allow Blip.tv to place its own ads in the YouTube player on behalf of the Web video creators who use Blip. Hudack is also announcing distribution deals with NBC Local Media for regular TV starting in New York… Read More

  • Blip.tv Figures Out How To Serve Ads In iTunes Videos

    Blip.tv Figures Out How To Serve Ads In iTunes Videos

    For most people, watching Web video is predominantly a streamed experience on your computer. But an important and substantial portion of Web video is still downloaded to be watched later, or transferred to a different screen (usually an iPod, but sometimes a flat-screen TV). The problem with downloads is that they don't fit neatly into the advertising model that rules most other Web… Read More

  • Blip.tv Gets Some Safety Money From Bain

    New York-based online television network blip.tv has closed its second round of institutional capital, led by Bain Capital Ventures. The company had previously closed a round of funding (June 2007) with Ambient Sound Investments, the venture capital vehicle of the foursome that made up Skype's founding engineering team. On both occasions, we tried to obtain more information on the amount of… Read More

  • Howcast Aligns With AOL, Metacafe, Bebo, and blip.tv

    Howcast Aligns With AOL, Metacafe, Bebo, and blip.tv

    Howcast, the instructional video site founded by three ex-Googlers, today announced that it has formed distribution agreements with AOL, Metacafe, Bebo, and blip.tv. Howcast provides professionally produced instructional videos that range from “How to Make Sushi” to “How To Make a Water Gun Alarm Clock“. Many films come from the site’s Directors Program, which pays… Read More

  • Tools For Your Video Career

    Tools For Your Video Career

    Very few would argue with the statement that video is hot right now. From the cultural phenomenon of YouTube, through to the rise of live streaming services, money is pouring into startups from content creators through to service providers. Getting into video isn’t as easy as setting up a blog, so here’s some advice of which direction to head in. The basics Obviously you’ll need… Read More

  • Revision3 Strengthens Blip.tv's Roster With Syndication Deal

    Revision3 Strengthens Blip.tv's Roster With Syndication Deal

    Here’s a video match made for the Web. Revision3, the video playground of Digg founders Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson, is teaming up with Blip.tv to syndicate all of its shows. That includes Diggnation (shown above with hosts Alex Albrecht and Rose), the GigaOm Show, Web Drifter, and Tekzilla. Some of these shows are already popular, especially Diggnation. And they are distributed in many… Read More

  • Happy 1st Anniversary YouTube and Google; Now Move Over a Bit

    Happy 1st Anniversary YouTube and Google; Now Move Over a Bit

    Time for another roundup, and this one coincides with a notable first-year anniversary: that of Google’s $1.65 billion acquisition of YouTube, confirmed on October 9th, 2006. Since then, the name “YouTube” has become virtually synonymous with “online video sharing”. According to Comscore, the website maintains a sizable lead over competitors with 205,593,000 unique… Read More

  • Rocketboom Moves to Blip.tv

    Rocketboom Moves to Blip.tv

    The popular daily videoblog Rocketboom is joining online video network blip.tv, which will now host all of Rocketboom‘s videos and sell ads for the show. Rocketboom joins a growing crowd of other top videoblogs that can be found on Blip.tv, including Wallstrip, TreeHugger TV, Alive in Baghdad, and Goodnight Burbank. As with most of those shows, the relationship between Rocketboom and blip.tv… Read More

  • Eyespot partners with Blip.tv, Veoh to provide online video editing

    Eyespot partners with Blip.tv, Veoh to provide online video editing

    Three online video startups announced a partnership this morning that will allow users to edit their videos on Eyespot and publish with a single click to Blip.tv and Veoh. This sounds like a smart move for all involved as editing and remixing ups the ante on features for video sharing. Partnering with another startup already providing the service may make more sense that building it into an… Read More

  • FireAnt Just Rocks

    FireAnt released some impressive and beautiful software earlier today. The company first launched in January 2005 with a downloadable Mac client that allowed users to aggregate video blog content and watch and/or download it to a device. A Windows client was relased in May 2005, which includes the ability to transcode video from the original source into the specific formats needed for different… Read More