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"
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"
The CRTC’s investigation into new media, internet and possible regulations is underway. Right now they are involved with public meetings to find out what the stakeholders are looking for. The stakeholders are content producers, large broadcasters, tele-comms, actors and us – the citizens of this country who will benefit from any and all regulations. Yes, […]Read more "CRTC and the internet – public meetings underway!"
Canwest Global has announced that they are planning to sell or close(?) their secondary network in response to the financial pressure they are currently facing. This secondary network includes five TV stations across Canada. One of these stations is CHCA-TV, which was started up in 1957 by G. A. Fred Bartley, and is our local Red Deer station. For […]Read more "Can or will or should local TV station be saved?"
A front page article in the Red Deer Advocate, ‘Teachers Facing Cyber Attacks’ tells how the Red Deer Public School Board blocks myspace, facebook and other social networking sites in an attempt to fight cyber bullying of both students and teachers. According to Ron Eberts, assistant superintendent for information technology services, “The No. 1 reason […]Read more "Local School Board Blocks Social Networking Sites"