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July 27, 2006

'Making a Buck Off Your Pet-Trick Videos'

Say what?

Tell me more — much more.

Jessica E. Vascellaro wrote a story with the headline above that appeared in the July 12 Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

Not two days later, on July 14, my cat Humphrey appeared in his breakout YouTube video (above).

I have yet to see one red cent in proceeds from his star turn.

I must be doing something wrong.

You can click here to read Ms. Vascellaro's article or go with the quick-and-dirty version below.

Long story short: In the past few months a whole slew of new websites have emerged which pay for your video clips.

Those mentioned in the WSJ story:

revver.com

eefoof.com

panjea.com

bliptv.com

If you're trying to waste even more time you can watch the Wall Street Journal's Marketwatch reporter Paul Lin interview Ms. Vascellaro "about new videohosting sites that allow users to earn money from ads associated with their uploaded clips."

I hope you become richer than Croesus.

Speaking of which, I just made up a joke for you.

Q. What do you call gold nuggets handed out by Croesus?

A. Croesus' pieces.

w00t!

July 27, 2006 at 12:01 PM | Permalink


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You big silly.

Here's a completely unrelated joke that I just made up:

Q. What would teenagers call a version of YouTube that's meant just for the over forty crowd?

A. Eeeeww!Tube

Posted by: Flutist | Jul 27, 2006 9:21:48 PM

ROTFLMAO!!

Great chuckles out of the joke.

Clearly, you are having fun.

Thanks for sharing.

Posted by: mattp9 | Jul 27, 2006 12:33:16 PM

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