SOURCE: OVGuide.com

December 30, 2008 08:00 ET

OVGuide.com Makes Keeping 2009 New Year's Resolutions Easy With Online Videos

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - December 30, 2008) - OVGuide.com, the Internet's most comprehensive portal for online video sites and search with more than 12 million unique visitors a month, today announced the top 15 online video destinations to help individuals keep their New Year's resolutions.

Americans' top New Year's resolutions for 2009, according to FranklinCovey Products' fourth annual New Year's resolutions survey, are: getting out of debt, losing weight and eating healthier(1). OVGuide.com provides top online video sites that continue to help people succeed in fulfilling their New Year's resolutions, such as:

Lose weight / healthier lifestyle:

--  Cooking Light -
    http://www.cookinglight.com/food/reader-favorites/oatmeal-knots-00400000031694/index.html
--  Prevention TV -
    http://www.prevention.com/cda/categorypage.do?channel=news.voices&category=videos
--  Men's Health TV -
    http://www.menshealth.com/cda/featured_video.do?site=MensHealth&channel=video
--  VEG TV - http://www.vegtv.com/
--  Women's Health TV - http://www.womenshealthmag.com/videos
    

Manage debt / save money:

--  Kiplinger Video - http://kiplinger.com/video/
--  MarketWatch - http://www.marketwatch.com/video/asset/
--  TheStreet TV - http://www.thestreet.com/video/#1577987879
    

Get a better job / education:

--  ResearchChannel - http://researchchannel.org/prog/
--  Vault - http://www.vault.com/multimedia/video-home.jsp
    

Take a trip:

--  GeoBeats - http://www.geobeats.com/
--  Lonelyplanet.tv - http://www.lonelyplanet.tv/Default.aspx
    

Volunteer to help others:

--  G Living - http://gliving.tv/videos/
--  green.tv - http://www.green.tv/
--  The Green House - http://green-house.tv/video
    

"This is the time of year when many people reflect on their lives and find ways they can improve upon them. OVGuide.com can help people get on track to be more successful by having visuals and videos to make these goals more easily realized," said Chad Cooper, OVGuide.com's marketing and editorial content director. "OVGuide.com provides a simple way to find specific online videos, whether for entertainment, education or motivation. The ball will drop in New York's Time Square, but with online videos, individuals will never 'drop the ball' with their New Year's resolutions."

Additionally, OVGuide.com saw more than 35 million searches, 33 million page views and saw its user-base increase to 14 million unique visitors in the month of December. For a chance to win $1,000, enter OVGuide.com's 'Suggest a Site' contest at www.ovguide.com/post.html.

(1) FranklinCovey Products: 'New Year's resolutions survey', December 18, 2008 (http://eon.businesswire.com/portal/site/eon/permalink/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20081218005288&newsLang=en)

About OVGuide.com

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 2,800 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 12 million unique visitors, 100 million page views and 12 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.

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