After-Marketing News Sept. 8th 2009
By StreetFire.net and CarDomain.com
Hulu Teams up with Streetfire.net
The online television juggernaut Hulu.com (owned by NBC, Fox, Disney and ABC) has joined forces with StreetFire.net. This epic alignment will now enable StreetFire.net visitors access to all of the automotive related content on Hulus vast library. Now you can view episodes of Pinks, Speed Racer, Barrett-Jackson Auctions and more directly from StreetFire.net. See more at: http://user.streetfire.net/profile/hulu.htm
Need Video? Going to SEMA?
StreetFire and CarDomain will again produce massive daily coverage of this years SEMA Show. On site product and technology interviews with your company can now be included. Simply come on board for one of our SEMA ad packages and you will be guaranteed an on-site video interview, to which you will own the rights. This special ad program is a modified version of the highly successful keyword-targeting program that has been running on StreetFire/CarDomain since early this year. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for pricing and info
Internet Symposium Take 2
Those of you that missed this years Internet Symposium will get a second chance to learn all you need to know about creating affordable viral video. The second act of will take place at this years SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Click the link for more info on what to expect and how to reserve your spot before the seminars fill up (and they will). http://www.sema.org/sema-enews/2009/33/creating-killer-video-using-video-to-communicate-with-your-customers?fc_c=1331549x3043106x72772129
SEEKING: OffRoad and HotRod/Classic Car Video Content
StreetFire has a natural lock on late model domestic and import video content but we are actively seeking video producers of Off-Road content and Hot Rod/Classic car content. What does it mean to you? Thousands upon thousands of views of your videos! Simply create a free profile on StreetFire.net, upload the video and send an email to email@example.com and we will review for potential homepage placement. Videos that run on our homepage will typically 25,000 to 100k views in 72 hours. When these videos are tied into a brand that makes for a great free promo!
Royal Purple Goes Hollywood
Royal Purples consumer division is up year-over-year and the brand has expanded from 500 retail carriers to over 18,000 in just six years. Part of their success comes from strategic marketing. Schiefer Media www.schiefermedia.com (Royal Purples Media Buying Agency of Record) worked closely with StreetFire.net on Royal Purples latest co-branded blockbuster: GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra, a Hasbro movie in which Royal Purple was integrated and a marketing partner. In terms of promotions for this film, Royal Purple had a strong presence in multiple forms of media and was deeply integrated into StreetFire.nets fabric including its own custom page, skins, home page flash player, newsletter integration, etc. In addition to the great exposure to StreetFire.nets community, Royal Purple received over 135,000 entries into the Built for Special Ops sweepstakes.
eBay Motors Conects the Dots
Realizing the power of the largest online car show (CarDomains 685,000 custom car profiles) and the benefits to parts research the enthusiasts gains from watching video (StreetFire.nets 200,000 video library) eBay Motors has teamed up with the CarDomain Network. The new venture will bring a special eBay live auction module to the various pages of StreetFire and CarDomain listing parts available that are relevant to the displayed content. So if a viewer is watching a Camaro video, Camaro parts that are available are listed. The program is now live and the numbers are impressive proving that enthusiasts want to move from research to shopping in as few clicks as possible.
Get Your MOTORZ Running
Streetfire has teamed with channel partner MOTORZ.tv to link product placement and show sponsors. Mike Robleto will now represent special packages for product placement and installations that will appear on MOTORZ.tv episodes. Packages include homepage placement and keyword targeted ad campaigns on CarDomain/Streetfire that will push views. This slick and simple DIY installation series has been an internet sensation and regularly draws 50,000 views per episode. Having huge impact on actual sales and a new regional cable distribution deal makes MOTORZ a solid investment into having your own video content at a reasonable rate. Space is limited in the 24 episodes for 2010. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for product placement info. See full episodes on Streetfire or at: http://www.motorz.tv
Make the Most of Your SEMA Show Investment
Nothing is worse than investing in attending the SEMA Show and sitting in an empty booth. The pros at Convexx held a recent webinar on the top 25 dos and donts. Read this before going. Free for SEMA members. http://www.sema.org/products/5891/25-dos-dont-guaranteed-your-show-profitable-even-during-tough-times-webinar
ENDEMIC STRATEGY TIP: Video editing software tutorials
Tackling the job of editing video to compliment your business can be a daunting task. Take the pain out of using editing software by watching tutorial videos. CreativeCow.com lists many for various programs like Premier and Apple has several on their website for FinalCut and iMovie, or just do a Google video search for your software and the word tutorial. You will be a regular Michael Bay in no time!
About the CarDomain network
Comprised of CarDomain.com and StreetFire.net this network reaches over 5.4 million auto enthusiasts monthly, 1 million streams happen daily and 200 new videos are loaded each day. For more information on how to delivery your brand message or to see our full media kit reply to email@example.com or call 213-595-4720