Digital Marketing Blog

This blog is part of Jon Leland‘s commitment to “span the Grand Canyon gap between people and technology.” Posts cover a broad range of topics related to small business digital marketing. Suggestions and feedback are always welcome.

Howard Rheingold Parses the Video Language

Howard Rheingold was a thought-leader before the term entered…

Obama iPhone Application Leverages Your Swing State Contacts

Once again (OK, I'm biased), Barak Obama has proven himself as…

Facebook to Become New Distribution Channel for Major Media Videos

Social media platforms are all the buzz, but I think this is…

Live Video Streaming for Cell Phones Hitting, well, the Main Stream

Last week, a friend on Facebook (or actually an acquaintance...…

Michael Moore to Make New Movie Free for Downloads

In a move that would make Chris Anderson proud -- and in a move…

Web Video News Story: Democracy Now host Amy Goodman Arrested

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In this world of video on demand and video shooters everywhere…

The State-of-the-Art of Sponsored Internet Videos?

The world of Internet videos keeps getting richer. Yes, there's…

OMG, Twitter is like so totally busted! "Twitter Whore" shows all...

I mentioned below the "In Plain English" Twitter video which…

iPhone is Now a Light Sabre

I'm forced, due to time constraints, to wait for the lines to…

Matt Makes Viral Video Delight & Super-Hit

Frank Capra used to say (regarding the requisite creative direction…

New iPhone Videos Better Than Ever

I'll leave the commentaries on Apple's dramatic announcement…

The Ultimate Video Blogging Camera?

Hey, I've got a birthday coming up. 🙂 But seriously folks, as…

More Very Useful Explanations in Plain English

I'm going to claim this might be the best resource for explaining…

Podcasting (and Twitter) in Plain English

OK. I'm someone who has been doing his best to "span the Grand…

Video Chat Portal, Seesmic Gets Celebs including Spielberg

I fooled around with the social video site Seesmic--you might…

YouTube Video Quality & Flip Video Illustrate Latest Dynamics on The Video Web

One issue we've been dealing with that I think many people struggle…

Web 2.0 Expo Provides Snapshot of Rapidly Evolving Next Generation Web

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I had the illuminating pleasure of spending a few hours today…

The True Meaning of Search Engine Optimization

As I explain in my ebook on internet marketing, there's nothing…

Understanding Adobe Air, Mozilla Prism and More

In geek speak, it's called "computing in the cloud" To most people…

Enhancements to the Video Web: The Mini-Camcorder Du Jour & Intelligent Video Conversations

A couple of quick blog bites (vs sound bites) from the NYTimes…

Quality Video Programming is On Now

On my less optimistic days, I feel like we've gone from "nothing…

Live from Davos via The Video Web

I'm presuming that most of you know about the World Economic…

My First Pocket Camera Video is on YouTube

I mentioned that I got a Flip mini-video camera for Christmas:My…

My Virtual CES Report

No, I didn't go to CES (the consumer electronics mega-convention)…

Johnny Chung Lee: My New Procrasteering, Low-Cost Electronic Whiteboard-Inventing Hero

After I discovered the YouTube video on 3-D virtual reality using…

The Rapid Demise & Eminent Death of Music DRM

Digital Rights Management (or DRM) has been a controversial subject…

Nintendo Wii Hack Creates 3-D Virtual Reality Head-tracking: Whoa!

I don't usually cover do-it-yourself techno-hacks, but as far…

Literacy = Learning (& unlearning)

This quote came today in my email, and I think it makes a nice…

The Best of Web 2.0 for 2007 (or 2008) & The Flip

Happy New Year! I was going to do an update on Web 2.0 software…

The Story of Stuff: Powerful, Interactive Online Education & Activism

I certainly don't want to diminish the enthusiasm of those who…

WordPress Has Become My "Standard" for Blog Websites (thanks in part to Google's Matt Cutts)

One of the most interesting moments at Webmaster World was the…

Yet Another Stupid (yet entertaining) Web 2.0 Video

Another tech bubble? Who are you kidding?!? Or not...

Welcoming the Wisdom of Webmaster World

I had the pleasure of spending three days last week at the Las…

Revolutionary gPC is a $200 Web-facing Computer with no "Microsoft tax"

This makes so much sense it's scary. A $200 computer, by Google,…

Set Cell Phones Free

The FCC's upcoming ruling on wireless bandwidth has raised the…

Information R/evolution

I love the way these videos from an outpost in academia illuminate…

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