LOTD: 10/15/07

  • Jay Berkowitz has asked a great question about new podcast listeners on LinkedIn that might have some answers that new podcast producers could need to pay attention to. (TB)
  • As Chris mentioned before, Josh Hallett has joined the social media crew at Voce Communications as a New Media Strategist. Congrats, Josh! That’s awesome to hear. (TB)
  • Social networks are being used by people to stay in touch with each other, and now they’re being looked at as a viable business-to-consumer communications platform, not just a place to throw more ads. (CT)
  • Looks like Gawker’s advertising sales staff needs to do a better job of keeping the editorial team apprised of sponsorships that will impact the site’s presentation in the wake of a very public kerfluffle between the two teams. (CT)
  • Apple is finding that all that the force that’s powered the goodwill it had built up over the decades can also be turned against it, as a series of recent moves have honked off longtime supporters. (CT)/li>
  • I have no idea what they’re talking about when they say the Internet has created a whole series of jobs that never existed before. No idea whatsoever. (CT)
  • Alex Rudloff has unveiled the official mascot of lunch_fu. (CT)
  • ABC has designed an afternoon webcast that’s meant to appeal to younger audiences who are bored by more traditional news programming. That includes a good deal of integration of video blog footage and more consumer generated content. (CT)

By Chris Thilk

Chris Thilk is a freelance writer and content strategist with over 15 years of experience in online strategy and content marketing. He lives in the Chicago suburbs.