And the 'Viewser' Goes To: Rookie How-To Website Plays with the Big Boys

TVLesson Makes the Cut on OVGuide’s 2009 Online ‘Views-er’ Choice Awards; Threatens How-to Giants Wonderhowto and Monkeysee in Education

Online PR News – 27-January-2010 – – It seems like there’s a website for just about anything these days. Due to this often overwhelming availability of information, there are now sites whose primary purpose is to organize and filter the good sites from the bad. What the TV Guide does for TV, the Online Video Guide ( claims to do for the “noise of online video sites”.

The websites featured on OVGuide are hand-picked by OVG editors based on a number of factors, including free access to content, quality of the content itself, clean user interface, and overall popularity of the site. OVGuide filters primarily for quality and ranking/popularity, two factors which often determine supremacy in the online video race. At over 35 million viewers and over 150 million page views, OVGuide has started issuing its own annual Views-er Choice Awards, based on the number of views its featured sites have in a given year. The various award categories include Movies, TV, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Sports/and Science and Technology. Previously commended sites include Hulu,, and NBA TV. Winners for other categories include such reputable sites as NPR, ESPN, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

TVLesson was awarded as one of the top three Education websites, along with Monkeysee and Wonderhowto. Though TVLesson has been recognized in online news circuits, having garnered attention from multiple news and media organizations around the world, this is its first official award recognition. TVLesson’s number of unique users has now surpassed the 200k mark, with monthly page views coming in at over 420k, or over 5 million views a year.

Quickly becoming known as one of the hottest how-to sites on the web, TVLesson features high-quality how-to articles and videos on over 30 different topics and categories, including Business and Money, Beauty/Makeup, Health/Fitness, as well as ‘edu-tainment’ topics that can be found under categories like Comedy and Entertainment. Its in-house production crew, TVL Studios, creates and produces unique content for the site; the site also utilizes international producers and experts to create and contribute content from all over the world.

TVLesson is thrilled with the award, says the site’s Content Manager Natasha Rhodes: “We were absolutely delighted to win this online award. We have a great team here and we all work hard to make sure TVLesson only carries the best of the best 'How To' video lessons from around the globe.”