Technology trends, social media applications, new gadgets, online video, advertising and content delivery business are a few in the new media space. In the political spectrum, January 20th is on many peoples minds as the great shift in power takes place in Washington, D.C. and how an Obama administration will define the national agenda and bring long awaited change.
As the new year begins, with more optimism while also faced with financial challenges which we haven't seen in generations, so does the annual cycle of events, conferences, new products and services and speculation on what will be thing next big thing, what trends will catch on, who will be the winner or loser and what will be the defining moments that shape the new year. What else to say but, only time will tell.
- New Media Trends And Predictions 2009: What Independent Web Publishers Should Expect - Part 1 - Robin Good's Latest News
- New Media Predictions 2009: What Online Independent Publishers Should Expect From The Future - Part 2 - Robin Good's Latest News
- Peering into 2009: 10 Predictions for Online Video - By Alex Castro is the CEO and co-founder of Delve Networks
Online video has evolved rapidly over the past few years. From the introduction of semantic processing, to SaaS video hosting solutions, to the monetization of video content, it’s obvious that things have progressed from beyond just YouTube. So, what’s in store for web video in 2009? Here are ten things that you can expect to see over the next twelve month.
- Recapping 5 Broadband Video Predictions for 2009
posted by: Will Richmond For those who weren't up for reading 700-1,000 words each day last week, today I offer a quick recap my 5 broadband video projections for 2009.
- eMarketer's Predictions for 2009 - eMarketer - What lies ahead in the new year? -DECEMBER 16, 2008
- Tilzy.TV » Predictions and Predilections for 2009
- MediaPost Publications - Ten (Highly Cynical) Predictions For 2009 - 12/08/2008
Beet.TV: Predictions for 2009 from Ad Age's Michael Learmonth: Most Media Companies Will Do Deals with YouTube
Most media companies will do deals with YouTube in 2009, ending what has been confrontational relationship for many, expects Michael Learmonth, staff reporter at Advertising Age and veteran reporter of digital media having worked for the Industry Standard, Reuters and Variety. Michael recently blogged for the Silicon Alley Insider. Michael thinks that the ownership of exclusive, unique content is key to monetization, not aggregation or syndication schemes. We agree. I sat down with Michael at the Mogulus studio in downtown Manhattan where we taped several segments last month. This is good overview of the business. Check it out.
Read out Michael's story about Hulu published yesterday. -- Andy Plesser, Executive Producer
- Ten tech predictions for 2009 » VentureBeat
Everyone’s predicting doom and gloom for the tech industry next year, and hey, who are we to argue? New Year’s Eve may be coming up, but when VentureBeat’s writers were feeling far from festive when we pooled our thoughts about the year ahead. The verdict: Dark clouds for startups, venture capitalists and the tech industry as a whole. Still, 2009 won’t be bad for everyone, so we tried to bring out some silver lining, too.
- 2009: Predictions Across the Web - ReadWriteWeb
- Top Marketing Geeks Make Their Predictions for 2009 - ReadWriteWeb
- Social Media Trends 2009, TrendsSpotting - ReadWriteWeb
- My 2008 Predictions Rocked; So What’s On Tap for Next Year? - December 29, 2008 - 3:08 pm PDT - by Adam Ostrow It’s that time: predictions for the year ahead and a look back at how we did in the year past
- louisgray.com: 10 Predictions for 2009 In the World of Tech
- louisgray.com: Goodbye 2008, Hello 2009 On the Social Web - By Eric Berlin of Online Media Cultist (FriendFeed/Twitter)
- VatorNews - Consumer Internet predictions for 2009
- Five Web Trends You Need to Know - WSJ.com
5 Trends That Will Separate the Strong From the Weak in 2009
Year-end prognosticators have their work cut out for them. Most predictions made a year ago were undone by events few actually foresaw. Now things are as uncertain as ever. 2009 could bring a healthy recovery, or another financial crisis could set us back even further. So rather than specific predictions, it seems more sensible to look at current trends that could shape the tech industry next year. Here are five that, barring further upheavals, could separate the strong companies from the weak.
2009 - 5 Trends That Will Change Media | AlwaysOn
While some years I'll post some thoughts about what may or may not happen in the year ahead, this year - the changes are so clear and the drivers so much in place that I'm going to go out on a limb and say what WILL happen in 2009: trends you can bet on.
- The forecast for 2009: It's not all bad - by Michelle Dewberry of Chiconomise | Media | guardian.co.uk
- Mark Anderson's 10 Predictions For 2009 | Design of the Times | Fast Company
- Six Social Media Predictions for 2009 | Spinfield: Web marketing trends today, tomorrow, and beyond...
the use of social media for marketing purposes, including sites like Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Del.icio.us, Digg, and blogs, continued to grow in 2008. For many companies, it is no longer a curiosity, but a growing tool for interacting with potential customers.
- Being Peter Kim: Social Media Predictions 2009 - Everyone's thoughts have been assembled in this PDF. You can also read the document in-line below.
- The Altimeter by Charlene Li: Predictions for 2009 - As Peter Kim writes, "Community and collaboration are a wonderful thing." Pete took the initiative to wrangle 14 social media bloggers to give our predictions for 2009. He's summarized some of the top predictions in a blog post, and also published all of the predictions in a PDF that's available as a free download, on Scribd, or embedded below.
- TrendsSpotting Presents “Influencers’ Predictions” slides collection. Issue 1 - Social Media Trends 2009
Over the next few days, TrendsSpotting will be publishing a series of Trends and Predictions as presented by influencers and experts in different consumer fields.
Our first issue is the Social Media. We have reused Peter Kim’s wonderful predictions gathered from social media influencers, we summarized the predictions, used tag clouds to help you focus, added insights gathered from Read Write Web and of course, added our own inputs. So here it is - the first from the influencers and experts collection.Social Media Influencers Predictions 2009 By Trendsspotting
- Mobile 2009-2020 Predictions: TrendsSpotting publishes Influencers Predictions issue 2
No doubt 2009 was expected to be the year of the mobile. Considering the economic downturn- would it still? What could be expected? what are the most promising trends? Read here what we gathered from experts and analysts.Influencers On Mobile 2009 2020 Predictions By Trendsspotting
- 2009 Online Marketing Predictions :TrendsSpotting Publishes Influencers Predictions Issue 3
Going by the World bank Global Economic Prospects report for 2009, the world GDP growth will be 0.9% for 2009. Developing countries will likely grow by 4.5% next year, down from 6.3% in 2008, while growth in many important high-income countries will turn negative.Influencers On Online Marketing 2009 Predictions By Trendsspotting
- Social Media of 2009: Cash Is King Not Content | Kyle Lacy, Social Media - Indianapolis - December 15th, 2008
- 2009 Social Media Predictions - By Jim Kukral · December 21, 2008 @ 10:45 pm
- Conversational Media Marketing: Social media marketing predictions for 2009
If you've yet to read Joe Pulizzi's 42+ Social Media and Content Marketing Predictions for 2009 you should because it contains some eye-opening predictions from leading marketing professionals. While, as you might expect, there is a wide range and divergence of opinion, some themes emerge.
- Advertising will gradually be replaced by information.
- Content and conversational marketing strategies will converge.
- Social media marketing will continue to gain acceptance
- '09 IT Predictions -- the Economy Dominates - PC World - Nancy Weil, IDG News Service Dec 12, 2008 10:40 am (Dan Nystedt in Taipei, James Niccolai in San Francisco, Nancy Gohring in Seattle and Juan Carlos Perez in Miami contributed predictions.)
- As if Things Weren't Bad Enough, Russian Professor Predicts End of U.S. - WSJ.com- In Moscow, Igor Panarin's Forecasts Are All the Rage; America 'Disintegrates' in 2010 - DECEMBER 29, 2008, 1:54 P.M. ET