Tuesday, November 2, 2010

YouTube on Wordpress

&w=600 will make your youtube videos 600 pixels wide.  For more info on posting YouTube videos to Wordpress click here

Additional Options

You can specify the width and height of the embedded video by appending &w=... or &w=...&h=...to the shortcode. It will automatically adapt to your theme’s content length and give you preferred dimensions.
  • You can obtain a HD (high definition) version of the video–if it has one–by appending &hd=1
  • You can disable related videos by appending &rel=0
  • You can turn on the search box by appending &showsearch=1

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Conan O'Brien: King of Social Media

When Conan O'Brien hits stage this November, he won't be string-dancing to an empty audience. Since leaving NBC, the funnyman has amassed an army of followers under the banner of Team Coco, a band of loyal fans that has grown thanks to O'Brien's innovative use of social media. Using almost every online tool available, from Facebook to Twitter, YouTube to Foursquare, the late night host shows that social media is a force to be reckoned with. Case in point: Conan has more than 1.7 million followers on Twitter. His arch nemesis Jay Leno? A paltry 89,689.
Here's how Conan has dominated in the digital age.