I think it totally kicks ass.  bravo.

there's so much space in this game - if they were off setting their costs by subscription someone else would be whining. 


I think we should all be thinking of interesting ways to get micro-payments to work.  because I wouldn't put adds on my personal videblog, but I wanted be above accepting someones "content points" or something for a job well done.

I look forward to seeing how this develops.


On 1/30/06, Ms. Kitka <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
David, I urge you to read the terms of the auction:

Rocketboom is not only selling advertising time on their videoblog,
they are making the ads themselves, placing them at the end of their
show and making them in such a way that their viewers will actually
enjoy the ad.

Why do so many people here think this is such a horrible thing?  They
are being creative and taking their audience into consideration all at
the same time.  Besides, it's not the first time they've aired
advertisements on their show... they've been doing that for a long
time (my favorite was the Flickr ad).

Lighten up people.

--- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com , "David Howell" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Huh?
> I believe the one with the most $$$ generally wins an auction.
> I havent looked at the terms (if there are terms) of the Rocketboom
> EBay auction so I dont know how they have veto power.
> David
> http://www.taoofdavid.com
> > I think the big difference in Rocketboom's case is that they are
> > control. They aren't just 'selling space' to anyone with the money,
> they
> > are selling space with veto power over it. How many creatives get
to do
> > that?
> >
> > Pete
> >
> > --
> > http://tinkernet.org/
> > videoblog for the future...
> >

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