Ogilvy’s Advanced Video Practice had a full house this week to discuss Youtube’s re-design and its impact on clients’ video strategy.
Game, set, and match. via @Encarta95
One Minute With: Quick Conversations w/ Incredible Designers -
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Our aim is to interview awesome designers, developers and creatives, and find out what makes them tick, where they get inspiration from, and much more. Simple as that.
Wallbase.cc: Wallpaper/background Search Engine -
Wallbase lets you find a ton of awesome wallpaper/background images free of charge. You can filter by relevance, date, popularity, or just have it pull up images at random. This is something I’ve been looking for for a long time.
Chaotic Moon’s ‘Board of Awesomeness’ is a Kinect-controlled electric skateboard | The Verge
Waterproof smartphone coatings, diet-aiding armbands and 3D printing apps were all on show at CES
The following list is from Betabeat - a solid online publication that provides the best coverage of the NYC tech scene. Click here to read this article in full. I’m only re-posting the startup overviews.
Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator is a seed stage incubator based in New York City that just accepted its 2nd class of startups. Here is the complete list of startups:
Appy Couple lets you quickly, easily, and affordably create a gorgeous mobile app to share all the excitement of your wedding with invited guests. The Appy platform populates a mobile app in real time, and includes features like picture uploads, virtual champagne, countdown, and geolocation.www.appycouple.com
Cinchifieds is the world’s simplest marketplace. Users catalog what they’re interested in buying or selling, and Cinchifieds does all the work, delivering matches directly to you. Cinchifieds makes buying and selling a cinch.www.cinchifieds.com
Dibsie makes it easy to find, organize and discover products online by integrating social networking with powerful search capability. Dibsie streamlines the process for discovering and sharing products by allowing users to search thousands of retailers and brands, then bookmark favorites for sharing through a mutually-curated catalog.www.dibsie.com
LocalBonus allows consumers to use their existing credit and debit cards as their loyalty card at local merchants and gives merchants an easy way to deploy a rewards program to build customer loyalty.www.localbonus.com
Pictorious is a photo-sharing game that creates a fun way to explore the world, meet new people and earn awesome rewards and prizes. Pictorious also helps brands and merchants engage with and attract customers.www.pictorious.com
ShareRebate is a referral tool that helps mobile app developers get more downloads. The referral tool seamlessly integrates into any mobile app and starts to offer users of the app rewards for recommending the app to friends and family.www.sharerebate.com
Stray Boots turns the walking tour on its head through its cell phone-guided, interactive urban games in cities throughout the U.S. Stray Boots curates the games and delivers them to customers’ phones via its proprietary software, taking urban explorers on an adventure that’s more fun, engaging and flexible than other ways to explore the city.www.strayboots.com
Stylyt is redefining the way fashion brands acquire loyal fans. Partnering with contemporary and boutique brands, Stylyt launches collaborative fashion design campaigns that allow any user to customize an item in a collection, vote on user entries and even choose the winning design entry to be manufactured and sold.www.stylyt.com
Wizpert is a real-time platform that instantly matches people who need advice with experts who are qualified to provide it on a wide range of topics from parenting to relationships and nutrition. Wizpert offers immediate access to a simple, helpful form of human communication. Talking. www.wizpert.com
WowWombat is an event sponsorship marketplace that provides an easy way for businesses to find and interact with their target audience. A business selects events to sponsor based on the demographics they want to reach and scale they can afford—while event organizers post event details to receive sponsorship.www.wowwombat.com