Milton Bradley-Hasbro’s Monopoly is a great game but for some large (or even small) businesses it’s a way of life. Competition is good. It’s good for the consumer to have many choices and options – unless it is just the same content with a different wrapper. It’s good for business since it encourages innovation and […]Read more "Competition is part of our capitalist system – so are monopolies"
YouTube is unveiling a new service – News Near You – featuring news related videos from your local area. Cool. Although not a sole source provider for local news and certainly not a competitor for a good local TV station it may help to keep us updated on local news and events. The catch is […]Read more "Local news near you – from YouTube"
Next week, MicroSoft will launch a WebTV service playing episodic shows in the UK. Destined to go head to head with other such services there are no plans to rebroadcast current shows or full length movies. Why would MS want to get into the online TV content/re-broadcast business? Here’s a quote from the the Web […]Read more "Microsoft to launch WebTV in the UK"
BRASScast Episode 29 – Podcasting and Web 2.0 news bits click arrow to listen online click here to download MP3 file >>> [download original file] Links Music courtesy PRO-Media from http://www.music.podshow.com The year of shift to Enterprise 2.0 -May 15th, 2009 – Dion Hinchcliffe, ZDnet A sample of podcast directories that publish podcasts: Canadian Podcast […]Read more "BRASScast Episode 29 – Podcasting and Web 2.0 news bits"
Kempton Lam sent us a message via the Facebook group – Fair Copyright for Canada – Calgary Chapter. ——————– Subject: Dr. Michael Geist to speak at Red Deer College in March Dear Fair Copyright For Canada Calgary Chapter members, Dr. Michael Geist will be speaking at Red Deer College in March. Please attend and pass along […]Read more "The Fight for Canada’s Digital Future – Dr Michael Geist at Red Deer College"
It’s everywhere…what is? The numbers documenting the declining ‘free air’ radio audience in favour on Internet/web radio. Some latest numbers from Edison Media Research show the percentage of audience listening to web radio has grown from 12% to 20% in just one year! And yet there are new ‘free air’ radio stations starting up all around […]Read more "I (and lots of others) don’t listen to radio anymore (update)"
Jay Conrad Levinson’s book Guerrilla Marketing describes podcasting this way: “One of the most promissing new guerilla marketing weapons is Internet radio, consisting of podcasting and nanocasting.” “…this form of radio is a very low cost way to reach a global audience, build credibility, build brand awareness, find new customers and market your products and […]Read more "Podcasting and Guerrilla Marketing"