Monthly Archives: April 2009

Lauren Luke Launches MakeUp Line– All from YouTube Videos!

Lauren Luke is living proof that video is the future of internet ecommerce! Lauren has been a YouTube user since June 2007, she has over 200,000 subscribers to her channel panacea81 and today, she is launching her own make up line: By Lauren Luke. Lauren began by making beauty tutorial videos. She shows how to get Kim Kardashian’s eyes, Kylie Minogue’s look, Lady Gaga’s crazy poker face and more. We love Lauren’s informative and fun videos– it’s no wonder she started her own line. We are sold! Check out all Lauren’s video on her youtube page. Wanna get Lauren’s new makeup? You can pre-order it on bylaurenluke.com. We adore Lauren– we hope she gets IntheGlo! Congrats Lauren! You Glo Girl!

IntheGlo Rockstar: Erica Baumwoll!

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This weekend, the Glo Girls hosted a mimosa fueled brunch for their gloing friends. A big shout out goes to Erica Baumwoll who made 14 listings! Erica sacrificed a 80 degree sunny day to come over with a garbage filled of gently used shoes. Check out all Erica’s videos here. How cute are her feet?? You Glo Girl!

Think you can make more listings than Erica? If you do, we will blog about you too! Get Gloing!

How-To Create a Product Listing Demo

You Tube Gets In on the Real-Time Action

With Twitter and FriendFeed taking off, it was just a matter of time before real-time video sharing was made available. Surfing You Tube can be tedious unless you have something specific in mind, but now with You Tube’s new real-time function you and your friends can share videos to each other immediately without having to copy and paste links into IMs or emails. TechCruch took the new You Tube application for a spin. Check it out at the experience at techcrunch.com. Are you going to use You Tube’s Real Time?

Cool New Site: Foodista.com

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Calling all the Foodies! Foodista.com has been up for about a year now, but just received its first round of serious funding ($550K from Amazon.com). Foodista.com is essentially the wikipedia of food; users can upload recipes, pictures and comments to existing entries or start new ones. This is going to make life a lot easier for anyone looking for recipes online. Here’s an idea: if you have a good dish and you want to volunteer to cook it– list it as an IntheGlo service! Who doesn’t like watching a cooking show!

Can Twitter Save Iraq?

As we all know, Iraq is in a state of “rebuilding”. So what will help the war torn country get up to the speed with the rest of the world? Social technology of course! CNN reports that the big guys over at Twitter, WordPress, YouTube, Google and AT&T headed to the Middle East to discuss getting Iraq “in”. As it stands most Iraq citizens have two cell phones to stay connected. Check it out at CNN.com. What do you think? Can the internet save Iraq?

Susan Boyle vs Shaheen Jafargholi: Who Gets Your Vote!

Last week the 47-year-old virgin Susan Boyle stunned the world with her powerful performance of “I Dreamed a Dream”, this week’s singing sensation is Shaheen Jafargholi, a 12-year-old Welsh boy, who managed to garner praise from Simon Cowell for “Who’s loving You”. While Shaheen is adorable and undoubtedly talented, we can’t help but still love Susan Boyle. Who’s your favorite? And here’s another puzzling question, how come American Idol isn’t this amazing?