February 8, 2010

Web show producers: Increase user loyalty with live interaction

by David Spark

In a tag team interview session, I interviewed Carlos Rodela, CEO of AllofUsAreFamous and co-host of “Rad on the Web.” Rodela hosts many shows on the Mevio network. Mevio streams its shows live through the Justin.tv network which has a live chat built into the page. I talked with Rodela about the importance of engaging with your audience live during … Continue reading

December 29, 2009

My most popular (and favorite) posts of 2009

by David Spark

After a trip down memory lane, here is a collection — by category — of the most popular and my favorite posts of 2009. Continue reading

November 5, 2009

Highlights from ad:tech New York 2009

by David Spark

I just finished up my second day of reporting at ad:tech in New York for ad:tech, a conference about the digital side of the advertising industry. The event happens ten times a year all over the world and I last reported on the event for ad:tech in San Francisco. At this year’s New York conference I saw many of the … Continue reading

September 19, 2009

Pregtastic: Making Money from Podcasting

by David Spark

This interview is part of a series “Making Money from Podcasting” (read summary “9 Successful Techniques for Making Money from Podcasting”) where I interview podcasters who are actually generating revenue from their podcasts. There are many techniques, and here’s one person’s tale of how they’re making money from podcasting. Get your own sponsors Royce Hildreth is the producer of the … Continue reading

August 25, 2009

5 questions for the author of ‘Twitterville’

by JD Lasica

Shel Israel discusses the impact of the real-time Web on society & business Shel Israel’s new book, Twitterville, is due to hit hit bookstores next week. (See Twitterville site, the Global Neighbourhoods blog or Amazon page.) A day after his book release party at the Hiller Aviation Museum, San Carlos, Calif., Shel took time out to answer five questions from … Continue reading

March 17, 2009

Shidonni makes kids’ pets come alive

by Ayelet Noff

How early do kids start playing online? It’s been well documented in studies going back almost twenty years that children as young as five play PC and console games, but more recently trends have started showing that kids are migrating their gaming habits online. According to Pew Research around 75% of kids and tweens ages 5-12 in the United States … Continue reading