February 2, 2010

A talk with Intel’s ‘blogfather’

by JD Lasica

A talk with Intel’s ‘blogfather’ from JD Lasica on Vimeo. Here’s a 6-minute conversation I had with Bryan Rhoads, digital strategist with Intel’s Social Media Center of Excellence, about how Intel approaches social media. Bryan’s influence extends up and down the hallways of the 80,000-employee company, so much so that one of his colleagues calls him “the blogfather.” Watch, download … Continue reading

November 20, 2009

YouTube’s role in citizen journalism

by JD Lasica

Olivia Ma on YouTube as a news channel from JD Lasica on Vimeo. During the recent annual conference of the Online News Association in San Francisco, I had a chance to sit down (literally on the floor) with Olivia Ma, news manager in YouTube’s News & Politics team. YouTube is in the news again this week with the rollout of … 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

October 7, 2009

BlogHer, the FTC, ethics and conflicts of interest

by JD Lasica

How BlogHer deals with reviews and conflicts of interest from JD Lasica on Vimeo. I‘ve been struck by the varying reactions to this week’s news that the Federal Trade Commission will now begin to regulate product endorsements not just in advertisements but also on blogs and other forms of social media. (PDF here; the regs don’t start until page 55.) … 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