WonderHowTo.Com Soars Past 100,000 How-To Video Mark
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"How to Prank a Shower Head With Chicken Bouillon" Puts How-To Supersite's Video Database Over The Top Just In Time For April Fool's Day SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(Business Wire)-- The milestone 100,000th how-to video has been added to WonderHowTo.com, the community-powered website that unites how-to videos from more than 700 other sites into a free searchable database. The announcement was made today by Stephen Chao, co-founder and CEO, WonderHowTo. The 100,000th how to video added to WonderHowTo is entitled "How to Prank a Shower Head With Chicken Bouillon," and it comes just in time to be the ideal April Fool's Day prank. The video shows step-by-step how to place a bouillon cube into a shower head in order to make the target of the prank exit the shower smelling like broth-- either beef, veal or chicken, depending on the preference of the prankster. "'How To Prank a Shower Head With Chicken Bouillon' is a delicious joke for April Fool's Day, but it's also a great example of the unrestrained creativity shown by the WonderHowTo community which enthusiastically submits how-to videos to our site every day to keep it growing," said Chao. The video was submitted by "Swallowedbyafish" and is hosted on Metacafe. The video will be featured today as the "Pick of The Day" on the WonderHowTo.com homepage, and "Swallowedbyafish" will receive assorted gifts from the company, which may include a lifetime supply of chicken bouillon. A variety of DIY video tutorials were submitted just prior to the 100,000th video including "How to Merge Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt with Photoshop" and "How to Yodel with Basic Control Techniques." With over 400 searchable categories, the runner-ups demonstrate the broad scope of how-to videos covered at WonderHowTo.com. Upon its launch in January 2008, WonderHowTo immediately became the world's biggest free how-to video resource. The how-to supersite aggregates and curates links to thousands of videos featured on other popular how-to video site publishers, as well as specialized collections of how-to video from niche-targeted sites and servers worldwide. With its community video submissions and unified video search, display and grading functions, WonderHowTo makes the process of finding, consuming and sharing free how-to videos online dramatically easier than ever before. WonderHowTo.com launched in January of 2008 with close to 90,000 entries and reached the 100,000 links in under two months. This month (March, 2008) the site's audience has grown to more than 300,000 monthly unique visitors (source: Google Analytics). About WonderHowTo.com WonderHowTo.com is the how-to video supersite. The privately-held company was founded in 2006 by Stephen Chao and Mike Goedecke, and is backed by Cambridge, MA-based General Catalyst Partners. Chao is a media industry veteran, and Goedecke is the founder of Belief, an award-winning broadcast design firm. WonderHowTo.com is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA. For more information, visit www.wonderhowto.com. Beck Media & Marketing for WonderHowTo.com Todd Beck, 310-689-7363 firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright Business Wire 2008