Video Hosting, Posting & Viewing sites:
High End Hosting:
YouTube = http://youtube.com/
YouTube is currently the video hosting leader despite some of its limits related to the size and quality of each uploaded video. The site provide probably the best search engine visibility given its Google ownership.
Blip TV = http://blip.tv/about/
Blip provide a much higher quality posting and viewing option than YouTube. You can easily post 720p High Definition videos which Blip then automatically converts to all leading formats for you. Once the FLV file is created it is displayed as the default playback.
Mevio = http://mevio.com/
Mevio is a popular site for establishing your own Podcast Show. It allows for a very high quality HD video.
Tube Mogul = http://www.tubemogul.com/
Allows you to designate video postings to multiple sites simultaneously
Mogulus = http://www.mogulus.com/
Create live, scheduled or on-demand television in a single player widget. Mix multiple live cameras, video clips and overlay graphics in the Mogulus Studio. Get your own branded channel page with chat on mogulus.com.
VIDBlaster = http://vidblaster.com/
Use VidBlaster Pro to create television-like recordings using multiple cameras, or stream it live to the internet!
Video Mashup Sites:
VopPod = http://vodpod.com/
Make it easy for your friends or blog readers to watch your favorite videos right on your website, blog, or social network like Facebook or Myspace. Post video collections from 1000s of sites and share them using our provided widgets.
Asterpix = http://www.asterpix.com/
Convert your own hosted videos into interactive videos. Create clickable hotspots from any object in the video. Hotspots automatically track objects as they move around. Create links from hotspots directly to other videos within the same player. Insert image hotspots anywhere in the video
WorldTV = http://worldtv.com/create
Create your own full screen TV channel using clips that you simply like, at an attractive URL you can give to friends. Easy to use tools for organizing and compiling video content allow you to take control of your favorite videos, aggregate them, and share them in a TV channel style.
What is ‘Fair Use’ in online video mashups?
High End Viewing:
Hulu = http://www.hulu.com/
Hulu is an online video service that offers hit TV shows, movies and clips at Hulu.com and other online destination sites — all for free, anytime in the U.S.. Hulu brings together a large selection of videos from more than 50 content providers, including FOX, NBC Universal, MGM, Sony Pictures Television, Warner Bros. and more. For more details on Hulu's service, check out the Hulu product tour.
World Wide TV = http://wwitv.com/portal.htm
TV from around the world, streamed free via the internet.
Atom Films = http://www.atom.com/
A collection of humorous and independent videos now owned and hosted by MTV & The Comedy Channel
CBS HDTV Gallery = http://www.cbs.com/hd/
Streams 4 PDAs = http://www.streams4pda.com/
Encoding & Editing:
SilverLight = http://silverlight.net/
Microsoft Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform, and cross-device plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web.
QuickTime = http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/
The perfect companion for your Windows PC, QuickTime 7 Pro will convert you from a video watcher to a video maker. Harness the power of QuickTime 7 Pro for everything from creating podcasts to transcoding media in more than a dozen formats.
VIDBlaster = http://vidblaster.com/
In addition to providing a hosting environment for your live streaming content, VidBlaster also provides you with some good editing and mixing tools,
News Sites & Agencies:
Blogger = https://www.blogger.com/start
If you are in the mood to Blog, this is the best place to get started.
Digg = http://digg.com/
A site where articles are ranked by popularity
Newsmap = http://www.marumushi.com/apps/newsmap/newsmap.cfm?layout=0&selected=us&categories=world,nation,business,technology,sports,entertainment,health
This is one of my favorite ways to see the latest headlines at a glance. I typically look it over a couple of times a day.
FeedHub = http://www.feedhub.com/
If you are overwhelmed with your own amount of RSS or news feeds this site intelligently analysis your reading habits based on all the RSS feed you currently subscribe to and automatically prioritize you daily reading.
Reader = http://www.google.com/reader/view/
The Google News Reader Site. A handy way to organize and view all your favorite RSS feeds.
Major Networks (Video Sites) = MSNBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX, ESPN
LinkedIn = http://www.linkedin.com/
LinkedIn is the premier, professional networking and contact building website
Facebook = http://www.facebook.com/
I describe this social network as the one for College age and older.
Myspace = http://www.myspace.com/
While some folks disagree & I certainly have many older friends with MySpace pages, I consider this site for College age and younger.
Twitter = http://twitter.com/
Twitter allows you to quickly proved a sort of ongoing live diary of your day to day activities, which are then posted in real-time to your twitter account for your friends and family to both view and comment on.
MyQuire = http://www.myquire.com/features
MyQuire establishes an unusually approach to shared project interaction. You basically create any project type you wish and other members chose to join you “project” and help you complete it.
Hakia = http://www.hakia.com/
Natural language searching
Google = http://www.google.com/
Or for a Greener way to use Google go to www.blackle.com J
LIVE (by Microsoft) = http://www.live.com/
Probably the most advanced search experience, maybe not the best results, but impressive…
Yahoo = http://www.yahoo.com/
The old trusty engine…
MeeVee = http://www.meevee.com/
Advanced TV Guide Listings
Web Based & Assisted Applications:
Longjump = http://www.longjump.com/
If your needing quick web based application solutions this company may have already created exactly what you need. If not they are also quick to customize any solution you may be looking for.
Google Docs = http://docs.google.com/
Create and share your work online. Create, edit and upload quickly. Import your existing documents, spreadsheets and presentations, or create new ones from scratch. Access and edit from anywhere
All you need is a Web browser. Your documents are stored securely online. Share changes in real time, Invite people to your documents and make changes together, at the same time.
Open Office = http://www.openoffice.org/ (Must Download)
Open Office is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.
MS Office Live = http://workspace.office.live.com/ (Works with your MS Office product)
While still dependant on your local installation of Microsoft office, it does offer some of the feature of Google Docs, by allowing for storage and revisions to take place via the internet in conjunction with your local Office installation.
Ad Revenue Generators:
Plemix = http://www.plemix.com/
Plemix boast utilizing a very sophisticated method of isolating the best ad pairing for you site.
AdSence = http://www.adsense.com/
This is where Google (and hopefully you) makes its online ad revenue.
Snap = http://www.snap.com/
Hyperlinks with roll-over pop-ups or “Snap Shots” providing more detailed information can be added to your own site.