Archive for the ‘Getting attention’ Category

Get ATTENTION for your dangerous ideas

Wednesday, August 17th, 2005

If you're doing most kinds of community podcasting, iTunes works great as a means of drawing in listeners. But one of the finest traditions of citizen-media is doing shows that poke people in the eye — and if those folks happen to be big corporations, or the “establishment,” one day you may find yourself removed from iTunes. The way I did when somebody reported Sex and Podcasting to the nanny cops at iTunes…

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How many listeners needed to hit the iTunes top 100?

Thursday, August 11th, 2005

60? 600? 6000? I've correlated my subscriptions with my position on the iTunes Top 100 and am ready to present my report. I talk about; how many subscriptions were required to get on the Top 100, how many I had when I was at my peak (35th) and offer some suggestions to the iTunes folks to make their service less opaque to us subscribers and podcasters.

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Getting ATTENTION in iTunes

Monday, August 8th, 2005

“My life on the iTunes Top 100”

This one is the checklist that resulted from my (probably brief) time on the iTunes Top 100 list. The story of how S & P got there, plus the various gyrations I've used to stay there. Some day, hucksters will sell you these ideas for $29.99 over late-night TV. Yours for free, today and today only.

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More on ATTENTION, and trust —

Thursday, August 4th, 2005

With the growing awareness and focus on “attention”, what about our rights when we GIVE our attention to somebody? The folks at Attention Trust ( are thinking hard about this one. An especially important topic for us community podcasters.

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Getting ATTENTION is easier for us narrow-casters, here's how

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2005

The first in a few shows about getting attention for your community podcast. We're interested in narrow-casting which gives us a huge edge. This show explores that kinda stuff. The “tip of the day” features Feedburner as a great tool for getting attention, especially in iTunes.

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