October 30, 2008
OVGuide.Com Gives Viewers an Online Scare
OVGuide.com, the Internet's most comprehensive guide to online video sites with more than 10 million unique visitors a month, today announced the top Halloween-related online video destinations. OVGuide.com has formed a special 'Halloween Editor's Pick' channel, dedicated to spooky online video sites to help viewers get a good scare: http://www.ovguide.com/editorspicks-halloween2008.html.
The top five most popular Halloween sites on OVGuide.com in October were: 1. Zombie Cinema (http://zombiemovies.blogspot.com/) 2. Horror Cinema (http://horrormoviescinema.blogspot.com/) 3. Zombie Movies / Games (http://www.zombiemoviesandgames.com/) 4. TerrorFeed (http://www.terrorfeed.com/) 5. Fear.net (http://www.fearnet.com/videos/index.html)
Additionally, with the presidential election just a few days away, OVGuide.com experienced a 42% increase from last month in searches for videos related to politics.
The most popular political search terms on OVGuide.com in October were: 1. Sarah Palin 2. Barack Obama 3. Presidential debate 4. John McCain 5. W, Bush the Movie Top five overall searches: 1. High School Musical 3 2. Heroes 3. Max Payne 4. Saw 5 5. Gossip Girl Top five genres: 1. Movies / TV 2. Anime 3. Asian / Bollywood 4. Games 5. Sports
"Halloween wouldn't be complete without a good scare and there are plenty of free horror videos available online to get us ready. OVGuide.com provides the simplicity of finding just the right amount of spook you are looking for," said Chad Cooper, OVGuide.com marketing and editorial content director. "We are seeing a huge demand for our service as more and more consumers are turning to the Web for online videos and need a tool to help them navigate through all the noise."
Additionally, for a chance to win $1,000, enter OVGuide.com's 'Suggest a Site' contest at www.ovguide.com/post.html.
Founded in 2006, OVGuide.com is the Internet's most comprehensive guide to online video sites, including TV shows, movies, user-generated content, video games and music. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the privately-held company delivers an innovative, user-friendly way to search and browse relevant, high-quality video content on the Web. OVGuide.com currently indexes more than 2,600 online destinations, offering both short- and long-form video integrated into an intuitive and categorized directory. OVGuide.com's team of experienced editors review all video sites prior to listing them, ensuring all content listed is valuable and categorized appropriately. The site offers a very relevant, powerful search engine, receiving more than 10 million unique visitors, 80 million page views and 10 million searches per month. comScore also ranked it the third-fastest growing Web property in the US, in terms of audience size, from May 2007-2008.
Media contacts: Allison Mac / Amy White LEWIS PR for OVGuide.com Email Contact 310-407-5186