January 6, 2011

The king of podcasting’s eye-popping numbers

by JD Lasica

If you’ve spent any time in the tech world, then you surely have run across Leo Laporte, who runs a podcasting empire from his home base in Petaluma, Calif.

I’ve bumped into Leo at a dozen tech events over the past few years, from the Portable Media Expo (photo, now BlogWorld, in 2005 to South by Southwest and BlogWorld Expo in 2009 to appearing on his TechTV show, then in Toronto, in 2005 and speaking with him on a panel at the Producers Guild. Leo’s a friend.

These days, I watch his TWiT netcast on my Roku device and subscribe to his podcasts and listen to them at the gym. Continue reading

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

September 28, 2009

Premiumcast: Making Money from Podcasting

by David Spark

This interview is part of my 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 he’s making money from podcasting. Build an audience and sell premium podcasts Paul Colligan is the … Continue reading

September 23, 2009

Duct Tape Marketing: Making Money from Podcasting

by David Spark

This interview is part of my 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 he’s making money from podcasting. Build your brand to sell your services John Jantsch is a … Continue reading

September 21, 2009

Survival Guide Chapter 5: Podcasts, vidcasts and Webcasts

by Deltina Hay

Here is part 5 of the series I will post over the next few months based on chapters from my new book, A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization. This book is meant to be a guide to building an optimized foundation in social Web for beginners and advanced users alike. Chapter 5 of the book discusses … Continue reading