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The stage is set for a great 2009

December 29, 2008, 12:36 PM

According to this article in Wired I’m in the right business :)

Involver, where I work, is the best platform to distribute your video content into social networks and build/manage an audience around your content/brand. Since we live at the intersection of video and social, you can imagine I was happy to read this quote:

found over two thirds of respondents — 67 percent — are planning to make online video the primary focus of their 2009 digital marketing campaigns. That’s compared to 41 percent who plan to focus on social media campaigns, 34 percent on search and 32 percent on podcasts or webcasts.

Most signs indicate a good 2009 climate, now it’s up to us to execute. Looking back at 2008 I’m impressed by what we’ve done, but next year’s going to be bigger and faster moving than ever.

Time to hold on to the rocketship, we’re about to hit the burners :)

(written from my mobile, please excuse errors or typos)

 

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