Ones and Zeros

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10 Ways Companies Can Market Content Now

Here are 10 ways technology companies can market content now.

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Of Mice and Men: The Rise of the New Computer Interface

At this week’s E3 tradeshow, Microsoft unveiled the really startling Kinect. After its progressive sneak peaks of the past year (under the code name Project Natal), the Kinect is now poised to be a milestone not only in how people use their Xbox 360s, but how consumers think about computer interfaces in general.

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Steve Jobs Goes on the Record Regarding Flash

There has been a LOT of press in the past few months about Apple’s seemingly inexplicable refusal to embrace Flash technology on its mobile devices. Every time I sit down to speculate on the subject, the story changes. Today, Steve Jobs himself chose to respond.

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Video Closes the Sale

With holidays quickly approaching and a planned visit from my parents, I realized that I didn’t have a bed for our new guest room but really didn’t think about it much until I saw an ad in the Wall Street Journal for an inflatable bed from Frontgate. Kudos to Frontgate for effectively using video to help their website visitors buy from them.

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YouTube Video Captioning Another SEO Tool

Last week, I wrote about YouTube’s announcement on video captioning services. This nifty, augmented transcription feature certainly stands to enhance the accessibility of multimedia presentations to multiple audiences. And what I only suspected last week seems to be gaining supported belief now: that captioned videos stand to positively impact organic search.

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Automatic Captioning Now on YouTube Videos

Google just announced an interesting new service available for YouTube: automated captioning of uploaded videos. Simply upload a text file with a transcript of the video and Google’s speech recognition technology will figure out when those words are spoken and create captions based on this information. Pretty slick.

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Technology, Travel and/or Trickery

I was just directed to one of the more head-scratching online marketing ploys I’ve seen in some time. I don’t know if this is brilliant, bizarre or both. Phenomenal execution…I just question the relevancy. However, it just inspired me to share it, so mission number one accomplished. Great use of digital video and 3D, interactive … Continued

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Stay Ahead of the Competition with Multimedia

On the heels of an August that saw us in production on no less than ten multimedia pieces, I thought I’d share a recent video we completed for ourselves. It speaks to our belief in the unique efficacy of multimedia (Flash and online video) in the technology marketing mix.

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Multimedia in Email Marketing. Must…Push…the Button!

I came across a particularly simple and effective use of multimedia in an email today that I thought I’d share. Multimedia that runs in email? Not quite. Until technology inevitably allows rich media to stream directly into our email clients, the next best thing is the faux-video trick.

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Multimedia Presentations Have Legs

I often talk of the undeniable value of multimedia presentations. We see it time and time again…a presentation originally conceived for use solely on a corporate Web site finds new life at tradeshows, on DVDs, in one-on-one sales presentations, as a training tool, and now in the shareable social Web. More than ever, technology marketing clients understand the enduring ROI of multimedia and online video.

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Big Blue Chimes In on Digital Media

Interesting research information released from IBM this week. Questions centered on media viewing habits and, specifically, video advertising. 2,800 individuals were surveyed globally.

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