Beet.tv, I’ve learned, thanks to a phone call from Andy Plesser, who runs that tech-centric video blog, might be Google’s first video advertiser. They are splitting the $15 CPM (revenue per thousand downloads) 50/50. The ad is at the end of his latest videos.
Not everyone on Google Video will get advertising, by the way. They are hand picking video blogs to get advertising.
Congrats to Andy on being picked — it’ll be interesting to see how Google evolves its video advertising. Certainly this is a big deal for Google since they own both Google Video and YouTube.
In other Google news, the Wall Street Journal got bearish on Google and that got Internet Stock site “Seeking Alpha” to write about it.
Hey, Google Reader crew, why don’t you link to my feed on the link blog page?