New Video-Alerts Web Service Launched

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Video-Alerts is a new service that sends out notifications when new videos are available. Be the first to watch.

Metalgrass software is proud to release a new web service: Video-Alerts

Video-Alerts is a simple yet powerful service that allows you to get email notifications when new videos are available, using keywords (or channels). The service is free and currently supports YouTube only.

Video Alerts can be used by bloggers who want to be the first to find out about new videos in their niche, information officers who need to know when people mention their product or service (or for competitor products) or anyone that wants to follow their favorite musician, investment portfolio, local events, and more.

"Almost everybody watches videos on line today, and Video-Alerts can help them find out about new videos that might interest them in an easy way" said Ron Mertens, Metalgrass' CEO. "Email is obviously one of the most useful tools, and people love getting their content delivered that way".

"We have soft-launched our first beta a few weeks ago, and currently getting great feedback from users. We are already seeing many people interested in news, music and tech products. There is also a growing number of bloggers who use the service to stay updated on their blog's subject. Being the first blogger to report about a new video can be great and really helps to get exposure and back links".

New alerts can be setup using keyword search, or by uploading user (to follow all new uploads). Users can also choose the channel, email frequency and maximum number of daily alerts.

Video-Alerts Currently support YouTube videos only, but more services and features will be added in the future.

About Metalgrass software:
Metalgrass software is a privately-held software house, based in Tel-Aviv, Israel. Metalgrass aims to provide flexible, easy to use software, at a reasonable price. In addition to software, Metalgrass owns and operates a network of technology-specific community web sites (including the popular, and also operates web services such as the new Video-Alerts.

About Youtube:
Founded in February 2005, YouTube is the leader in online video, and the premier destination to watch and share original videos worldwide through a Web experience. YouTube allows people to easily upload and share video clips on and across the Internet through websites, mobile devices, blogs, and email. In November 2006, within a year of its launch, YouTube was purchased by Google Inc. in one of the most talked-about acquisitions to date.


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