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Ready, Set, Star: Produce Your Own Online Video Show

Skyrocket to Web show stardom with these tips for creating original online video content

By Jennifer Pullinger - June 8, 2010

-Brothers Jeff (L) and Eric Rosenthal, hosts of hip-hop sketch comedy show "The Real"
Should network and cable television be worried? Laptops and mobile devices are fast becoming our preferred source for watching video. Yes, we do catch missed episodes of The Office, Glee, and The Real Housewives of New Jersey at Hulu.com and Fancast.com, but we also watch loads of amateur and professionally-produced shows created exclusively for online audiences.

So what if you want to get in on the action, and star in your own online video show, or just enhance your blog or website with compelling video content? The problem is, thousands are already doing it, which makes setting yourself apart from the crowd even more challenging. Rest assured, producing an online hit can be done, but it will take work. Read on to learn from some professionals who've navigated the terrain of original Web video successfully and seen their viral sensations lead to even bigger media and commercial ventures. ...

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