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HandBookLive Begins Nationwide Search for Company Video Guides to Showcase at PICNIC Conference in Amsterdam

Video guides are the latest trend and are getting a lot of attention lately, and not just in the US, but also in Europe. was chosen by the Dutch government to attend the 2010 business conference and PICNIC creative festival in Amsterdam,

San Marcos, Ca(28 Jul 2010) is inviting companies and inventors in green technology, electronics, software, tools, automotive and other categories to post their video guides on, with the chance to have their video featured at the 2010 business conference and PICNIC creative festival in Amsterdam, Holland from September 22-24, 2010.  HandBookLive is commencing its nationwide search for company videos after recently being selected as one of fifteen US and Canadian companies sponsored by the Dutch government (via Handelsroute, a company that organizes trade between Holland and the US) to participate in PICNIC. 

To be considered for a PICNIC feature, companies can open a free account at, write "Holland" in the Notes field, and upload their videos.  Video guides do not have to be professionally produced, but must consist of at least three video chapters (additional chapters optional), including:

  1. An Introduction video describing the product or service, who can use it, and why (30 seconds to 1 minute)
  2. A Basic Features video describing the features, benefits, product parts, colors, service packages, and other product or service options (30 seconds to 2 minutes)
  3. A Quick Start video showing how to begin using the product or service (30 seconds to 5 minutes)

Companies have until September 15, 2010 to submit video guides for their product or service to be considered for a PICNIC feature.  The videos featured at PICNIC will be selected based on how interesting and effective they are in showing how to use the product or service. 

Every September, thousands of people from across the globe gather in Amsterdam to share ideas, get inspired, and collaborate on exciting topics at PICNIC.  The annual festival blurs the lines between creativity, science, technology, and business to explore solutions in the spirit of co-creation. For more information, visit

Headquartered in San Diego, CA, is a consumer portal where companies post their product and service video guides.  HandBookLive's goal is to enable any business to use video effectively and provide real value to consumers before and after they purchase a product or service.  For more information, visit