Megan O'Neill

Cast Your Vote For The Winners Of The 2013 DoGooder Awards

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The DoGooder Video Awards is an annual competition that celebrates the best of the best in the nonprofit video sector. Creators and non-profit organizations that are working to make positive change through online video are awarded with $3,500 grants, free admission to the Nonprofit Technology Conference and special promotion on YouTube. Today, the finalists in the 2013 DoGooder Video Awards have been announced and you’re invited to vote for the winners.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s HitRECord To Launch TV Show Powered By The Internet

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is more than an actor, director, producer and writer—he also has his own collaborative production company, HitRECord, which enables writer, musicians, photographers, video editors and other creatives to collaborate on all sorts of projects from video and audio to images and text. This week, Levitt announced that HitRECord is partnering with Pivot, a new cable TV network to bring their collaborative platform to television with a collaborative variety show called ‘Hit RECord on TV’.

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5 Benefits of Video Marketing [Infographic]

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These days more and more brands are hopping on the video marketing bandwagon, and a new infographic from BuboBox reveals five reasons why these brands are doing the right thing. With video marketing, BuboBox purports, “people get more engaged, spend more time on your site consuming product information and eventually conversion rate will increase.”

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YouTube Streamlines Earnings Reports For Partners

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In order to simplify things for creators that are making money off their videos, YouTube has announced that as of April 1, 2013, “AdSense will no longer calculate and report AdSense for Content Host earnings for YouTube partners.” Rather than going to AdSense for earnings reports, YouTube creators with monetized videos will view their earnings, which will be calculated by YouTube, in YouTube Analytics.

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Serendip Taps Human Intuition Over Algorithms For Music Discovery

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Online music streaming sites like Spotify and Pandora have opened up new doors for music discovery. These sites rely on algorithms to recommend music that is similar to what you’re already listening to or have indicated that you like. Serendip has redefined music discovery by adding the human touch, serving up music that’s recommended by your friends and other music connoisseurs that share your unique taste.

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