Video Fixation

Woolley, Scott
October 2006
Forbes Asia;10/16/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 17, p36
The article discusses the business plans of Web site developers Steven Chen and Chad Hurley to ensure the profitability of their YouTube site. The partners launched the YouTube Web site in 2005. The site pumps out over 100 million videoclips and takes in up to 65,000 new ones each day. It draws 34 million unique visitors a month. Chen and Hurley have deals with Cingular, American Express and other companies. They are also persuading cable channels, broadcast networks and music labels to use YouTube as a promotional platform.


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