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|08/30/2007 Listen to Your Customers
This applies to podcast listeners as well as traditional
customers. Listen to what they are saying and adjust your podcast
Mastering the art of managing customer complaints can seem
like a thankless job, but keep in mind that for every customer
that shares their worries, concerns or complaints, there are
likely more that did not express their dissatisfaction, and
instead simply moved on to a competitor. Customer complaints
can, and should be treated as opportunities.
Listen to Your Customers
|08/29/2007 Voice Over Tips for Blog
For a start, it would help if we all had one of those voice-over
voices like you hear in film trailers and advertisements.
That is not as hard as you might think. Sure, you may not have
a deep, sonorous voice that makes Nicolas Cage actually seem
heroic, but that is not necessary. The real trick- and it is
a trick - is to learn how to highlight particular phrases
and be consistent in your speech.
More Voice Over Tips
|08/29/2007 Correction - Podcast Peer Awards Announced
Congratulations to the winners of the Podcast Peer Awards.
This is a corrected post. The date on the award winners was
not accurately marked on the website and last years winners
were linked to. This is the current list.
Winners are listed at the top of each category, followed by
the other finalists (in no particular order)
Favorite Audio Podcast
Winner: Grammar Girl
CBC's Best of Ideas
Best Business Podcast
Financial Aid Podcast
Quick and Dirty Tips for a Richer Life
Best Comedy Podcast
Best Family Friendly Podcast
Winner:The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd
Escape Pod Classic
Dancing with Elephants
Best Adult Podcast
Public Nuisance Radio
Most Original Concept
Cult of UHF
Tiki Bar TV
Best Music Podcast
Winner: Punky! Radio
All Axis Radio
Best Newbee Podcast
Winner: Mighty Mommy
Better L8 Than Nevr
Best Political Podcast
Winner: Truth Seekers
My History Can Beat Up Your Politics
Best Science Podcast
This Week in Science
Best Serialized Fiction Podcast
Winner: 7th Son
Failed Cities Monologues
the Heaven Series
Best Short Podcast
One Minute How
More on the Podcast Peer Winners
|08/27/2007 Unofficial iPhone Hack Opens it to Europe
A 17-year-old hacker has broken the lock that ties Apples
iPhone to AT&T's wireless network, freeing the most hyped
cell phone ever for use on the networks of other carriers, including
George Hotz of Glen Rock, N.J., spent his last summer before
college figuring out how to unlock the iPhone, freeing
it from being restricted to a single carrier, AT&T Inc.
The procedure, which the 17-year-old posted on his blog Thursday,
raises the possibility of a cottage industry springing up to
buy iPhones, unlocking them and then selling them to people
who don't want AT&T service or can not get it, particularly
|08/26/2007 iPhone Locked in Legal Issues
Fear of litigation has led to an indefinite delay in the
planned Saturday release of software to unlock Apple iPhones.
John McLaughlin, founder of Uniquephones, based in Belfast,
Northern Ireland, said Saturday that he received a phone call
about 3 a.m. Saturday local time from a man claiming to be from
OMelveny & Myers LLP, an international law firm, calling
on behalf of AT&T. The firm has worked with Apple in the
The man informed McLaughlin that if he posted the unlock code,
he could be sued for copyright infringement and for dissemination
of Apples intellectual property.
|08/17/2007 Podcamp Boston
2 is scheduled to be held October 26 - 28, 2007 at the Boston
Convention and Expo Center, I may have a conflict that will
prohibit me from attending but I am certainly hoping someone
from our staff will be able to attend.
PodCamp is an UnConference that helps connect people interested
in blogging, podcasting, social networks, video on the net,
and new media together for three days to learn, share, and grow
their new media skills.
|08/15/2007 John Lennon on iTunes
Apple Inc said on Tuesday it would offer the entire solo
catalog of John Lennon on iTunes in its second such deal with
one of the Beatles, who have been among the highest-profile
holdouts to put tunes online.
Apple Inc. has begun selling downloads of tracks from 16 of
John Lennons post-Beatles albums, including Working Class
Hero and John Lennon -Plastic Ono Band, on iTunes,
the company said Tuesday.
|08/14/2007 gBox Another iTunes Competitor
Add gBox Inc. to the growing list of online music services
hoping to chip away at iTunes dominance.
The Cupertino, Calif., startup was forced out of a stealth mode
when Universal Music Group announced late Thursday it would
test sales of some digital music without the customary copy-protection
Under the program, gBox will get referrals through ads Universal
will buy through search leader Google Inc., gBox Chief Executive
Tammy Artim said Friday.
|08/09/2007 3 Billion Songs
Apple Inc. said last week sales at its online music store
iTunes have topped 3 billion songs.
|08/08/2007 AC DC Snubs iTunes
AC DC is finally selling its music digitally. But not on
iTunes. AC DC Music will be available through Verizon.
|08/07/2007 New Music on Phone Plan
In a joint announcement, AT&T and eMusic on Tuesday
launched a new mobile music service for AT&T subscribers
that uses a different—and potentially crippling—pricing
The new service lets AT&T customers preview and purchase
music directly from their handsets, with access to an estimated
catalog of 2.7 million over-the-air tracks. That makes it the
largest wireless music catalog available, according to eMusic.
Once a subscriber purchases a song, it is downloaded directly
to the cell phone. Meanwhile, a duplicate copy is also available
for downloading to a users PC later on.
However, there's a twist: with the new eMusic Mobile service,
users don't buy tracks on an individual basis. They also don't
subscribe to the service and rent access to the entire catalog,
a la Napster-To-Go. Instead, the eMusic Mobile service charges
$7.49 per month for a subscription; once subscribed, a user
can download any five DRM-free tracks in MP3 format from the
|08/06/2007 Mayo Clinic Podcasts
Free Podcasts From Mayo Clinic On Specific Medical
Mayo Clinic is launching a series of new free audio podcasts
so people can learn more about diseases or conditions that interest
them through in-depth discussions with Mayo Clinic experts.
The first six categories for these extended discussions include
Heart Disease, Cancer, Bones and Muscles, Womens Health, Mens
Health and Childrens Health.
|08/03/2007 Submit Podcasts
There are a lots of topical feed directories and most of
them accept podcasts as well. Submit your topical podcasts to
the following niche feed and podcast directories:
Government Podcasts (only government agencies)
Real Estate Podcasts
Adding your topical podcasts will help target a niche audience
and increase the link popularity of your podcast.
|08/02/2007 Podcast Audio Recording Tips
Tips for making the most out of your Podcast
Before you begin podcasting develop a plan and a format for
your show. Determine the focus of your podcast and what types
of guests you would like to interview. Time spent planning your
show will contribute to its success.
|08/01/2007 Apple Files Trademark for a Podcasting Image
On July 26, the US Patent and Trademark Office published
Apples second trademark of the day which is that of a new symbol
filed under application number 77235043. Apple simply describes
the mark as consisting of a stylized person or antenna
surrounded by concentric circles/broadcast waves. The new
symbol is currently being used in context with podcasting.
|07/30/2007 Best Sound Program for 2007
RecordForAll competed for the coveted prize
against ALSong by ESTsoft, DAccord
iChords by DAccord Music Software and Winamp Pro by
NullSoft. RecordForAll emerged as the overall winner collecting
the largest number of votes in the Best Sound
Programcategory for the year 2007.
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