We had posted about setting up a TV studio in your basement ala Leo Laporte a few months back and it has received a few hits from folks out there. This past weekend we brought our setup online and broadcast/webcast our first live show for Radio Free Red Deer – independent music from the heart […]Read more "TV studio in your basement – update"
Job numbers are still weak but for those employers who are looking for staff, social media, social networking and tools like Twitter are providing alternatives to traditional job boards, newspaper ads and headhunters. This article from the Globe and Mail talks about this new trend – Employers sidestep recruiters to tap social media. Why? This […]Read more "Employee recruitment and social media"
Twitter.com is okay but there are times when managing all those comin’s and goin’s can be overwhelming. We use Tweetdeck on the PC and it works well in letting us follow others, update our tweets and keep up with search tags. Social media links . . . Facebook and Myspace updates are viewable in […]Read more "Twitter clients – we use Tweetdeck"
Here is an example of a podcast which contributed to increased sales. Forrester’s Groundswell award winner for B2C Talking was Lion Brand Yarn Blog and Podcast / Converseon. According to Forrester: …Lion Brand Yarn created a biweekly podcast that generated 15,000 to 20,00 downloads… …Those who visited the company’s social media were 41% more likely […]Read more "Podcasting in action – Groundswell Awards and Lion Brand Yarn"
Trade shows and conferences are exciting to attend. Lots of people to talk to. So many things to look at. New ideas to grasp and evaluate. If you host a conference or promote a show are you using new media to attract attendees, market the event and enhance the experience of those that do attend? […]Read more "New media and live events: before, during and after the show"
Yesterday it occurred to me that podcasting is going on five years of age. Back in 2005 or so folks like Adam Curry and Ron Bloom promoted early forms of podcasting with Podshow Inc, now known as Mevio. In the hyper accelerated time-line of the web, five years is a really long time. During the […]Read more "Podcasting for education – it’s not too late"
In case you live in a cave and don’t watch TV in any form – over the air, cable, satellite – there is a big battle going on between Canadian network broadcasters and the cable companies. In a nutshell, the broadcasters want the CRTC to force the cable co’s to pay them for the programming […]Read more "Battling it out on Twitter – networks vs. cable companies"