Why Web Video Ventures Are Failing

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Some links to stories ClickZ’s editors are reading today:

Original Video Ventures Going Dark (LA Times) Stage 9 Digital, 60Frames, and others are throwing in the towel on made-for-Web video entertainment as economics prove too tough a nut to crack.

Twitter Helps Dell Rake in Sales (Reuters) PC giant claims $3 million in sales over the course of two years on Twitter click-throughs.

Amazon to Run First TV Ads in Seven Years (AdWeek) Kicks off user-generated media contest to develop concepts and creative. No agency is attached.

AdEx Media Closes $2.3 Million Financing. Performance-based ad network will use the cash to build out products.

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