User Generated Mobile Content

Thursday, May 17, 2007

VidShadow Acquires Minority Interest in MyNuMo

VidShadow Acquires Minority Interest in MyNuMo

New Affiliation Gives VidShadow and MyNuMo Members Extended Self-Production and Promotional Opportunities

PLACENTIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VidShadow, one of the Internet's fastest growing video-sharing networks, has acquired a minority interest in MyNuMo, an online community that lets its members create, share and sell mobile content.

"This union brings users unique content-sharing opportunities," says Jordan Hudgens, VidShadow founder. "It's the next logical step for both companies.

"Our relationship with MyNuMo allows us to utilize a direct carrier relationship with the mobile community," says 23-year-old Hudgens. "Users type in their cell phone number and hit accept to have video clips downloaded to their phones. This is just one of VidShadow's growing capabilities, enabling growth exponentially. It's very exciting."

"MyNuMo has set up a great technology foundation for people to personalize their technologies to add their own originally produced ringtones, wallpaper, video clips and more for wireless," adds VidShadow CEO Dave Behar.

"VidShadow is a top enabler of video content. It's the perfect combination to provide more opportunities for producers to spread their content across the VidShadow Network, which includes syndication through the 1,500+ Channel ION Network," concludes Behar.

William Volk, CEO of MyNuMo, is equally excited about the arrangement. "The investment by VidShadow demonstrates the success MyNuMo is achieving in user-generated mobile content," says Volk.

About VidShadow - VidShadow is one of the Internet's fastest growing video-sharing networks, enabling thousands of websites and producers the highest revenue sharing opportunity.

About MyNuMo - MyNuMo is an online community that lets its members create, share and sell mobile content, making it possible for anyone to publish and sell content into the $9B Mobile Market. The MyNuMo portal delivers independently created content that's rated and promoted by real people and delivered to any mobile phone.

Jordan Hudgens, 949-929-3748
Dave Behar, 310-548-4744
William Volk, 858-692-1124

Thursday, May 10, 2007

A great article on the mobile marketplace

Written by Tomi T Ahonen, on Communities Dominate Brands

The Seven Deadly C's, and One that Really Isn't - Understanding 7 C's of Cellphones

I've been talking at various private workshops for the past half year or so about the expansion of the needs of the mobile phone. This helps understand why there is such wide discrepancy with what the giants such as Motorola is doing in this space, compared to what Nokia is doing, or what SonyEricsson is up to, or say a niche player like RIM with its Blackberry or Apple with its iPhone. It also helps shred some light to where the thinking might be with a given mobile operator as well.

Let me tell you about the seven deadly sins. Or actually the Seven C's of Cellphones (as opposed to sailing the seven seas in this, the Year of the Bond, double-oh seven)....

Worth Reading