Creating a community begins with offering something of value
By November 30, 2010 0 Comments Read More →

Creating a community begins with offering something of value

Field of Dreams gave us the famous quote “if you build it, they will come.” It’s a great line for a movie. Sadly, I’ve heard too many people use it to justify their plans to build an online community. Sure, if you don’t build it noone will come. On the other hand, the mere presence […]

John Meadows on the PAB experience
By June 15, 2010 0 Comments Read More →

John Meadows on the PAB experience

T-minus 36 hours and counting until the launch of PAB2010. Unbelievable! The conference that wasn’t going to happen this year, is just two sleeps away (less if you’re an organizer). Like previous years, we put together a show of clips from the community — thoughts on how to prepare for and extend the PAB experience. […]

Moving the social media money conversation forward
By February 14, 2009 2 Comments Read More →

Moving the social media money conversation forward

If you follow the Canadian Podcast Buffet, you know that Bob Goyetche and I have gone out of our way to prevent discussions of money on the show since it began.  Over the last few months, though, we’ve allowed that topic to trickle in and recently, we promoted what we’ve been calling the Money Episode.  […]

Posted in: Podcasting, Social Media
The onus is on you
By November 22, 2008 17 Comments Read More →

The onus is on you

Over the past few years, I’ve been part of the organizing teams for many events and because of my work in social media and podcasting I regularly find myself in discussions about other events and the community.  I often hear that participation is noticeably skewed towards white males, aged thirty through fifty, that there isn’t […]

Video is more obvious for site visitors
By November 20, 2008 4 Comments Read More →

Video is more obvious for site visitors

Just over a week ago I wrote about a video experiment I’m involved in.  The experiment amounted to publishing a video version of an audio program published on the Just One More Book!! podcast website to see how an un-promoted video fared against its audio counterpart — a mainstay on the site. Basically, I took […]

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CPB site problems fixed
By January 26, 2008 0 Comments Read More →

CPB site problems fixed

The Canadian Podcast Buffet website database problems have been fixed, so episode 88 is now available where it should be. By the way, the database fix also corrected a problem we had with the CPB page of the iTunes Music Store; shows have been appearing and downloads failing since episode 83.

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CPB-088: The early bird gets the deal, dealing with criticism and tips from a pro
By January 26, 2008 5 Comments Read More →

CPB-088: The early bird gets the deal, dealing with criticism and tips from a pro

You may have noticed that episode 88 of the Canadian Podcast Buffet is two days late. We’re having database problems on the CPB website and have been unable to publish the show. So, I’ve decided to post it here to limit the show’s delay. By the way… We’ve also discovered that the CPB on the […]

Be part of the Canadian Podcast Buffet ’07 wrap-up
By December 6, 2007 0 Comments Read More →

Be part of the Canadian Podcast Buffet ’07 wrap-up

Episode 84 of the Canadian Podcast Buffet isn’t even published (it should be out tomorrow) and we’re already starting to think about next week’s show.  Why?  It will be our annual year-end wrap-up and it’s become a tradition for Bob and me to talk about our highlights of the outgoing year. This year we want […]

Now serving the Canadian Podcast Buffet
By November 15, 2007 0 Comments Read More →

Now serving the Canadian Podcast Buffet

I just checked the Canadian Podcast Buffet website and see that it is back online.  Sorry to our loyal listeners that became anxious when they couldn’t get their fix this morning.

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Canadian Podcast Buffet site problems
By November 15, 2007 0 Comments Read More →

Canadian Podcast Buffet site problems

The Canadian Podcast Buffet website is experiencing some problems today. We have determined the source of the problem and we expect things to be back to normal later today. Thanks to Bill Deys for being the first reponder with a solution to get the latest episode. For your convenience, I’ve added it to this post.

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PodCamp Boston 2 kicks off tonight
By October 26, 2007 0 Comments Read More →

PodCamp Boston 2 kicks off tonight

It was a great day for a drive. The sun was out, the temperature was great and the roads were clear. It was the first time since PAB that Bob Goyetche and I had hung out – a full seven hours worth in the car, alone. We recorded some discussions which will likely find themselves […]

Canadian Podcast Buffet season three kicks off
By September 16, 2007 0 Comments Read More →

Canadian Podcast Buffet season three kicks off

After an extended summer vacation and a post-production delay, season three of the Canadian Podcast Buffet kicked off when episode 72 was published about ten minutes ago. The episode includes our first ever call-in segment and a mountain of new listings and updates to the CanadaPodcasts.ca directory.

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