Posts Tagged ‘ economy ’

Podcast Host WildVoice To Shut Down July 1

Jun 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Podcast Hosting, Podcasting

Users of free podcast host have been notified that the service will cease operation next month. The latest (and perhaps last?) post on the company blog states: “We will no longer be supporting the site as of July 1, 2009. The site will shutdown sometime on or after that date. We’re sure you’ve […]

$3 Million Youth Center Features Podcasting Studio

Jun 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Podcasting

And Now For Something Completely Different: some upbeat news from metro Detroit. Putting aside the recent grim news about the automobile industry and its hub, Detroit, Michigan, a story in The Detroit News caught our eye this week. Lacking a youth activity center, the city of Southfield (a suburb of the Motor City) has opened […]

Wizzard: 1.2 Billion Download Requests in 2008

Mar 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Story, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting, Podcasting Networks

Wizzard has announced podcast network results for 2008, noting that they handled more than 1.2 billion download requests last year.

Pricewaterhouse Coopers Podcast: Managing Business During The Downturn

Mar 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Corporate Podcasts, Podcasting

The Canadian arm of professional services firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers today announced a series of business podcasts which explores “key issues” affecting businesses during an economic downturn. The podcast series, “Strategy Talks,” shares strategies companies can use to address the problems facing companies today. The episodes will feature interviews with PwC “thought leaders” about the recession, […]

Wizzard Media: 1.2 Billion Podcasts Served

Jan 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Making Money with Podcasts, Podcast Distribution, Podcasting, Podcasting Networks

Podcasting network Wizzard Media announced today that it fielded an unprecedented 1.2 billion podcast download requests, averaging of 3.04 million requests for podcast episodes per day, in 2008. Wizzard is comprised of podcast-hosting services Libsyn, Switchpod and Blast Podcast. The total monthly unique audience size grew by over 100% across the Wizzard Network, from 7 […]

Podcasts Examine Professional, Personal Changes In Troubled Economy

Jan 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcast Quickies, Podcasting

Looking at the current economic climate is, for the most part, an unhappy activity. Reports about retail sales, advertising, employment, stock prices, and industrial activity from the past several quarters is dismal. Forecasts for the year to come are gloomy. Two, or five, or ten years from now, we will all look back with a […]

TypePad Offers Bailout For Journalists

Nov 19th, 2008 | By | Category: General

High-level talks are happening this week in Washington, D.C. this week between Big Business and government officials, focused on an emergency government bailout of the foundering financial and automotive industries. The thinking is that saving Wall Street and Detroit from further disaster will have some kind of ripple (trickle-down?) effect and buoy prospects for smaller […]

Wizzard Posts Rosy Q3 Revenue Results

Nov 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Making Money with Podcasts, Podcast Distribution, Podcasting, Video, Video Podcasts

Pittsburgh-based Wizzard Software announced Monday third-quarter revenues of $1,533,339, a 4% increase over revenues of $1,468,476 during Q3 2007. The company also reported revenues of $4,667,690 during the nine month period ended September 30, 2008, a 29% increase over revenues of $3,622,499 for the same period in 2007. Wizzard provides online publishing tools for podcast […]

Gary Vaynerchuk: Revision 3 Exclusive Interview

Oct 28th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting, Podcasting Networks, Video, Video Podcasts

Among the announcements Monday from Internet TV network Revision 3 was the discontinuation of its licensing agreement with the popular video podcast, Wine Library TV. Rev3 had produced a special edition of the show featuring highlights of the daily series called Wine Library Reserve. I caught up with the creator and host of Wine Library […]

Revision 3 Cuts Staff, Ends Deal With WineLibrary, Epic Fu

Oct 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting, Podcasting Networks, Video, Video Podcasts

Revision 3, the video podcast production network launched by Digg founders Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson, today announced the elimination of three of its original shows. The layoffs are said to include nine staff members. The cancelled shows are Pop Siren, Internet Superstar, and the longer-running Photoshop show Pixel Perfect. Of the two newer shows, […]