Monday, March 28, 2011

Revealed: Which Video Platforms Get Results in Universal SERPs

Here is an article from the Aim Clear blog about the differences in how Google and Bing handle indexing and display of video links:  READ 

Friday, March 25, 2011

WebM Encoding Tools: Five Popular Encoders Compared

In this video Jan Ozer compares the quality and functionality of the following WebM encoders:

  • Miro Video Encoder
  • Firefogg
  • Wildform Flix WebM
  • Telestream Episode Pro
  • Sorenson Squeeze 7

Link to video here

H.264 Encoding Tools: Five Popular Encoders Compared

A video comparison by Jan Ozer of the performance of Apple Compressor, Adobe Media Encoder, Microsoft Expression Encoder, Sorenson Squeeze and Episode Pro: VIDEO

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

What is a Codec? posted a helpful article a few days ago on what a video codec is.

Interesting video interview of Gary Vaynerchuk, author of The Thank You Economy, talks about the humanization of business

Gary Vanerchuk, author of The Thank You Economy, is interviewed by MSNBC's Morning Joe.  Gary offers some insightful ideas on where he sees social media marketing is headed.  LINK


Link to Gary Vaynerchuk's blog:

Adobe launching video authentication solution 'Adobe Pass' to streamline TV Everywhere plays

'Adobe Pass' software may be a helpful solution for smaller video content owners in getting their paid content online and viewable everywhere, including devices that do not support Flash.  READ

Monday, March 21, 2011

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your YouTube Channel

If aren't very familiar with YouTube's Channel customization options, this is a helpful artticle from Mashable on how to dress up your YouTube channel: READ



Adobe Wallaby is No Magic Bullet for Flash-to-HTML5 Conversion

Interesting article from about their experience using Adobe Wallaby.  READ


Interesting video demonstrating Wallaby's cababilities and features:

4 Innovative Ways to Use Web Video for Small Business

Here are some ideas on using web video to market your small business:



Friday, March 18, 2011

AT&T cracking down on unauthorized tethering from jailbroken smartphones

AT&T threatens to force enrollment into a tethering pricing plan if violators continue to tether with smartphones not on a tethering pricing plan.

Story here:

Advertising videos that give only a hint of what what is being advertised but go viral very quickly

Using unusual creativity, an advertising company is creating advertising videos that are designed to attract viewers in the social media arena.  Unlike traditional advertisements, these videos don't directly push or mention the product.  Instead, the videos utilize creative methods that solicits the engagement of an idea that then leads the viewer to the product.  Story here:


Here is an example of one of the video ads:

What do you know about the h.264 video codec? Here is some interesting info about it. #video #h264

With all of the talk about open source video codecs (which h.264 is not) and HTML5, what exactly is the h.264 codec?  Streaming Media Online published an interesting series of articles about this codec a few days ago.  Here is the link:


Here is a video that supports the argument against h.264 due to it not being an open source codec.  The audio is a bit hard to hear.

Helpful information about HTML5 video from the folks at VideoJS #video

You've probably heard about video and HTML5, but perhaps you are unclear about it.  Here is some help information from the folks at VideoJS about video and HTML5:

Sunday, March 13, 2011

5 Unit Apartment Complex For Sale - Cathedral City CA California - 92234 - Bill Cochran

5 unit apartment complex in Cathedral City. Each unit is 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. Front units have two car garage, back units have single car garage. Fenced in patios for units 1 and 2. Newer roof on bldg 2. Current owner has spent $10,000-$15,000 on each unit for renovations and upgrades.

Bill Cochran - 760-832-4667


Saturday, March 5, 2011

Home For Sale - 68260 Modalo Rd. - Cathedral City - Ca California - 3BR - Salt Water Pool

Total interior renovation. All the following are brand new: kitchen cabinets, stove, dishwasher, refrigerator, disposal, faucets. Granite counter tops. Beautiful new porcelain tile floor throughout the house. Bathrooms have new fixtures, porcelain tile floors, and corian countertop in 2nd bath; granite counter top in master bath. New back yard landscaping, new deck cover. Salt water pool. Although this house was built in 1992, it looks like it is brand new. This is a great value. Buy it and move in.

Bill Cochran - 760-832-4667