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How Ipsy, Michelle Phan's Million-Member Sampling Service, Is Giving Birchbox a Run for Its Money
Beauty Businesses

How Ipsy, Michelle Phan's Million-Member Sampling Service, Is Giving Birchbox a Run for Its Money

Ipsy, which charges users $10 per month for a 'Glam Bag' full of five sample-sized beauty products, just crossed the 1 million subscriber milestone.
Geoff Weiss
Jolt Yourself Out of Your Routine. That Billion-Dollar Business Idea Could Be Waiting.
Inspiration

Jolt Yourself Out of Your Routine. That Billion-Dollar Business Idea Could Be Waiting.

Jason Silva, host of the Emmy-nominated show 'Brain Games,' discusses the benefits of stepping outside of your everyday routine.
Catherine Clifford
Why Denny's Sounds Like a Chill Teenager on Social Media
Social Media

Why Denny's Sounds Like a Chill Teenager on Social Media

Find out how this restaurant chain was able to go viral with one of the most unique social-media strategy in the business.
Kate Taylor
How These Four Dads From Utah Quit Their Day Jobs to Make Millions on YouTube
Dadpreneurs

How These Four Dads From Utah Quit Their Day Jobs to Make Millions on YouTube

Fusing classical music with pop hits, The Piano Guys have risen to fame for viral videos filmed amidst eye-popping scenery.
Geoff Weiss
This Online Video Startup Is Betting Fans Will Pay for Early Access
Online Video

This Online Video Startup Is Betting Fans Will Pay for Early Access

Vessel launched its paid subscription service, offering programming at least three days before other websites in a bid to reshape an industry.
8 Tips to Help Marketers Conquer the YouTube Analytics Dashboard
YouTube

8 Tips to Help Marketers Conquer the YouTube Analytics Dashboard

YouTube's Analytics suite is arguably one of the best in the business, but it can also be overwhelming for newcomers.
Dane Atkinson
Adult Butt Wipes and Razors by Mail: How Dollar Shave Club Takes on the Big Companies
Growing a Business

Adult Butt Wipes and Razors by Mail: How Dollar Shave Club Takes on the Big Companies

A hit YouTube video launched Dollar Shave Club into the minds (and medicine cabinets) of men everywhere. But the company is just getting started.
Analyst: Facebook Native Video Will Thwart YouTube's Throne in a Matter of Months
Online Video

Analyst: Facebook Native Video Will Thwart YouTube's Throne in a Matter of Months

Industry analyst Jan Rezab said that a tide shift will occur about four months after Facebook offers users the opportunity to sell ads against their videos.
Geoff Weiss
Mark Cuban Bashes YouTube Strategy: 'What Have They Done Right?'
YouTube

Mark Cuban Bashes YouTube Strategy: 'What Have They Done Right?'

The 'Shark Tank' star may still be stinging from his own failed online video venture.
Geoff Weiss
YouTube to Release Kids App Next Week
Kids

YouTube to Release Kids App Next Week

YouTube Kids will run on smartphones and tablets and focus on kid-appropriate content.
'Alex From Target' Quits Cashier Gig to Pursue Movies, Music and National Tour
Growth Strategies

'Alex From Target' Quits Cashier Gig to Pursue Movies, Music and National Tour

In a new YouTube video, the 17-year-old announced he would be going on tour, vending merchandise and pursuing a career in entertainment.
Geoff Weiss
A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of YouTube's Free Production Facility in NYC
Online Video

A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of YouTube's Free Production Facility in NYC

As competition in the online video industry abounds, the space represents just one facet of an increased investment by YouTube back into its own creator ecosphere.
Geoff Weiss
Looking to Cut the Cable Cord? Dish Network's Sling TV Is Now Available to Everyone.
Streaming TV

Looking to Cut the Cable Cord? Dish Network's Sling TV Is Now Available to Everyone.

As of today, you no longer need an invite to get your Sling on. Here's what it is, what you can stream and for how much.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
As Online Video Explodes, a Look at 5 of the Industry's Biggest Trends (Infographic)
Online Video

As Online Video Explodes, a Look at 5 of the Industry's Biggest Trends (Infographic)

A whopping $1.4 billion worth of mergers and acquisitions took place in the space last year.
Geoff Weiss