|06/17/2008 Reaping the Podcast Rewards
Podcasting is a viable and interesting new method of communication.
Use podcasting to boost your company to the forefront of your
industry. Leveraging this powerful communication tool will give
you a leg up on the competition.
Reaping the Podcast Rewards
|06/12/2008 New iPhone
Apple announced on Monday a much faster iPhone thats half
the price of the current model.
The news is expected to address one of the biggest complaints
about the hugely popular iPhone: That its network is too slow.
CEO Steve Jobs said the new iPhone, which is based on 3G technology,
is 36% faster than top rival Nokias N95 smartphone.
As Fortune.com first reported, the new 8-gigabyte iPhone will
cost $199 and a 16-gigabyte version will cost $299. Jobs says
the new iPhone will be available worldwide starting July 11.
It will allow up to six hours of Web browsing and five hours
of talk time.
|06/11/2008 Usher Podcast
uCast will include
10 initial video podcast episodes featuring behind the scenes
access to the business of launching an album, producing a video,
preparing for a tour, philanthropy, and more.
|06/10/2008 Podcasting Consumer Profile
Podcast consumers are more likely to have a college degree
and earn in excess of $75,000. They are also more frequent online
shoppers and spend more money online than other Americans. These
consumers are also adverse to interruption based advertising
and use pop up blockers, SPAM filters and other tools to block
|06/10/2008 Movies on iTunes in UK
Apple has started offering movies for sale or rent to UK
users of iTunes.
More than 700 titles will be on offer from the launch date,
100 of which will be available in high-definition.
Many of the titles on sale for downloading via iTunes will be
going on sale on the same day they are released on DVD, said
New releases cost £10.99 to buy and £3.49 to rent. Movies
from the iTunes library cost £6.99 to buy and £2.49 to rent.
HD versions cost £1 more.
|06/09/2008 BBC Reports on New iPhone
Apple fans are waiting with bated breath - and a seemingly
unending supply of rumours - for the iPhone Version 2. Version
2 is widely expected to be unleashed at Apples WorldWide Developers
Conference that starts on 9 June.
|05/29/2008 Christians Love Podcasts
Christians are statistically on par with national norms
when it comes to being plugged in to digital technologies and
social networks, a new study showed. But the study also found
that the countrys faithful is even more in tune with podcasting
than other adults are.
Results from a study conducted by The Barna Group showed
that 38 percent of evangelicals and 31 percent of other born-again
Christians had listened to a sermon or church teaching via podcasts
– digital recordings available on the Internet – compared
to only 17 percent of other adults.
Find Religious Podcasts
|05/27/2008 Podcasting Grants
The moral is grants are available for podcasting just look
The Hamilton Southeastern Schools Foundation recently announced
grant winners receiving a total of $24,000 for educational programs
and projects. Of 31 applications for over $61,000, 14 were selected
|05/20/2008 Non-Exclusive Apple Deals
Apple has signed iPhone deals that show it is willing to
deviate from its insistence on having only one service provider
sell its cell phone in each country.
|05/19/2008 Tips to Choose A Domain
Choosing a domain is one of the first steps in establishing
an online presence. Changing a domain after-the-fact can be
time consuming, and can be harmful to search engine ranking,
so it is best to get it right the first time around. Follow
these simple steps to select a domain name that will represent
your online brand...
1. Nice Neighborhood
Stick with .com or .net domains for businesses, .edu for schools,
and .org for non-profit organizations. Some search experts say
that any other extensions will have a more difficult time ranking
well in the search engines.
Choose a Domain
|05/12/2008 iPod Refunds
Apple Canada is reportedly offering a total of $3.54 million
in credits to Canadian iPod owners, in order to settle two lawsuits
over the battery life of the portable music players.
The credits are being offered to owners of first-, second-,
or third-generation iPods bought before June 24, 2004.
|05/07/2008 Podcast Rewards
Getting started with podcasting is a relatively inexpensive
venture. The equipment and software required for podcasting
is inexpensive for a business contemplating podcasting as a
new marketing and communication adventure.
|05/06/2008 Royalty Fees Said To Have Piled Up
A federal judge ruled Thursday that the American Society
of Composers, Artists, and Performers aka ASCAP may be owed
as much as $100 million by America Online, Yahoo and Real Networks
for the use of copyrighted material in streaming audio on the
In a 153-page decision, U.S. District Court Judge William
Conner adopted ASCAPs proposed method for calculating the cost
of a blanket license -- a percentage of each companys music
revenues, but rejected the organization's pitch for a flat three
percent fee, which the court felt was too high.
|05/05/2008 Apple iTunes Will Be Selling Movies on the DVD
Apple Inc said last Thursday it would begin selling movie
downloads on its iTunes service on the same day as the titles
are released in DVD form, under agreements with most of the
top Hollywood studios.
|05/02/2008 Tips for Launching a Solid Podcast
Campaign studies by Podtrac and TNS found podcast advertising
is three times as effective as traditional online
advertising, and seven times more so than TV ads.
In 2007, podcasts served 18.5 million users in the US — a
figure projected to rise to 65 million by 2012.
These tips for launching an engaging podcast will help you build
a loyal and responsive brand audience.
|05/01/2008 iPhone in Canada
According to Rogers spokesperson - We have a deal
with Apple to bring the iPhone to Canada later this year,
We can't tell you any more about it right now, but stay
tuned. This is just one of the many exciting wireless, cable
and Internet innovations that you will hear from Rogers over
the coming months.