Mediabistro sets the bar for on-demand video

Successful on-demand video requires high-production values, quality scripts.

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Mediabistro and its video-on-demand site offer a daily clinic for Web developers on how video can be useful, cheaply produced and profitably sold to its customers. For communicators, the site offers more instructional video than anyone else on the market

Video is the next big thing on the Web, right?

You’ve heard dozens of Web developers say so. But other than huge media companies, very few trade publishers have actually delivered on the promise of offering video and making money on it.

Not so with the always innovative Mediaistro, a booming web-based company serving media professionals, freelance writers and communicators of all stripes.

Mediabistro’s relatively new video-on-demand courses give anyone interested in the future of web training a glimpse of how to develop a quality site without busting the budget, an ambition now made possible by Web 2.0 tools.

Since launching its on-demand, paid video courses in early 2007, Mediabistro has delivered classes to thousands of students who like to bone up on key media skills on their own time and in short bursts.

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