This vlog contains my most recent thoughts as to where I am finding value in the available social media platforms.
VERY IMPORTANT UPDATE TO THIS VIDEO: I don't know how it happened, but when I was recording this vlog, I completely forgot to mention Youtube & Instagram. The following video is a new vlog that corrects my error.
The title, posted above, really does say it all. I encourage you to listen to this episode if you would like to learn how I've completely changed the way that I am using Twitter and how I've managed to turn my experience with Facebook into the best social networking experience I've ever had.
What has made Serial and Startup so popular as podcasts?
I've heard a lot of conversations surrounding the popularity of the Startup and Serial podcasts. I've heard more than one person suggest that the main reason that these two shows are so popular is due to the format in which they tell a narrative story throughout each episode.
I'm shocked by the number of people who have already tried to incorporate this style of format into their own show or are contemplating doing so in the near future.
I'll admit, I'm just as hooked to these two podcasts as the other hundreds of thousands of podcast enthusiasts out there. However, I don't think it's the format of the show that has drawn everyone's attention. Yes, I do believe it is a part of the equation. However, I do there there is more to it than that. That is the main topic that I cover in this week's episode of Podcast Answer Man.
Other topics included in this episode
iTunes will be slow to process podcsts through January 5th, 2015
Special Thanks to my Patreon Supporters
I am so incredibly thankful for those who have decided to show their support for Podcast Answer Man by becoming a Patreon supporter (list of supporters here).
A few folks had suggested that I create a Patreon account because they wanted another way to financially support the content that I created here. They mentioned that as a result of the free content that I've created, they've been able to launch a successful podcast and/or take their business to the next level without neededing to purchase any of the products or services that I have offered.
Special Thanks to Ana Melikian from the Mindset Zone Podcast for being the first Patreon supporter at $25 or more per episode.
Video Recording of this episode
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Social Media Marketing World
In this episode of Podcast Answer Man, I talk with Michael Stelzner from Social Media Examiner. The main focus of our conversation is to discuss what the Social Media Marketing World Conference is about and who, specifically, should consider attending. (Starts at 00:38:57)
Podcasting Patent Update
Special thanks to Gabe DiMaio for pointing me to the Ars Technica article titled… “Patent troll CEO explains why company wants names of EFF donors.” The articles explains… “The CEO and general counsel of Personal Audio LLC got on the phone with Ars Technica to explain why the company is asking for the identities of more than 1,300 donors who have chipped in to help the Electronic Frontier Foundation fight its podcasting patent.” Link to full article
Social Media Segment
Erik Fisher and I discuss the new Twitter Re-design that is slowly being rolled out. We also discussed the new Paper App from Facebook. Of course, there is also the “much much more” included in this episode as well.