I think I am more of a fan of picking out my own content. That is 
the beauty of video on the web...the options. If I wanted someone 
else picking out what was cool for me to watch I could just turn on 
TV? No?



--- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Adam Quirk <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
wrote:
>
> >
> > > The idea here is that people who subscribe to The PAN are 
trusting us to
> > provide 15 minutes of *Really Good* stuff, so they won't need 
them as
> > separate chunks.
> >
> > You should at least provide better text descriptions on the site 
and
> > in the feed. This will make it easier to trust that you are 
really
> > providing 15 min. of good stuff. Right now, I have no idea what 
stuff
> > is there until after I've viewed. Text descriptions are too often
> > overlooked by videobloggers. They are really helpful to the 
viewer
> > deciding if they want to download and also to search engines to 
help
> > make your content more findable.
> 
> 
> I agree with most of this.  If it proves to be true that viewers 
won't watch
> a video until they've read something about it, we'll probably have 
to
> rethink our presentation.  Although Rocketboom, Bottomunion, Human-
Dog, etc.
> haven't seemed to have had a problem with a lack of text.  We 
provide a list
> of the individual creators featured in the video, with links, so 
that's
> enough to get you started.  But like I said, time will tell...
> 
> > Plus 15 minutes is not that much for most commuters, who are a 
good
> > portion of iPod video watchers.  If you're watching the PAN in 
the morning
> > on your way to work, you can stop it halfway through when you 
get to the
> > office, then when you take lunch or go home at night, restart it 
right where
> > you left off.
> >
> > I guess that's a matter of opinion. I can't watch 15 min. of 
hardly
> > anything. I always prefer shorter bits to longer ones.
> 
> 
> Right, totally.  It just so happens that this 15 minutes is a video
> doppelganger of what's going on inside my head a lot of the time, 
so it's a
> blast for me to watch it, and I usually want it to run longer when 
I see
> it.  It's an interesting combination of content.
>







 
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