Good morning and welcome back to TechCrunchs Equity Monday, a brief jumpstart for your week. A big thanks to start to the whole Equity crew for doing a stellar job last week with the show while I was on vacation, especially to Danny for taking on this particular installment of the podcast. Equity Monday is still […]
Entrepreneurs looking for new avenues to reach customers may not have considered one of the fastest-growing content mediums today: podcasting. And we dont mean just dropping an advertisement for your product or service in the middle of a popular show.
Right now, there are about 850,000 active podcasts reaching 165 million Americans. Those listeners are predominantly educated, affluent and technologically savvy. So could you craft an entertaining, engaging podcast around your business to attract attention and bring some of those smart, upscale listeners into your camp?
Business is one of the most popular podcast genres for listeners and the training in the Podcast Like a Boss course offers motivated students all the direction needed to get a podcast off the ground. However, this course asks the even more important question: how can this podcast help drive your business forward?
Unlike other instruction training, this 7-module course doesnt center exclusively on well-worn tips for would-be podcasters. This training is about creating and launching a podcast idea that bolsters business success, regardless of your industry.
This training is led by a quartet of experienced business podcast pros, who collectively created podcasts that amassed over 7.5 million downloads while generating nearly $1 million in revenue. Kathleen Shannon, Emily Thompson, Paul Jarvis and Jason Zook break down the entire process, from clarifying a podcasts purpose, defining the point of view, identifying the prime audience and shaping what a listener can expect before they ever even hit the subscribe button.
Through these lectures, workbooks, PDF checklists and more, youll learn how to create compelling content around your business; how to handle the tech and logistics of podcast recording and distribution; how to get attention to your podcast through iTunes and other platforms; how to monetize your show through sponsors and more; and how to grow and nurture around the program.Read the rest
Samsungs Sero TV, which rotates between landscape and portrait orientations depending on what kind of content youre watching, has gone on sale in the US and UK. Samsung says that the 43-inch TV is available for $1,999.99 / £1,599. Thats a lot considering the TVs relatively small screen size, but youre still getting a 4K QLED panel.
The Sero has been available in Korea for a little while now, but back at CES 2020, Samsung announced that it would be bringing the TV to the US and other global markets. The thinking is that the TVs portrait orientation will mean its better at showing Instagram stories, TikTok videos, Snapchat content, and any other videos typically shot vertically rather than horizontally.
But around 2:30am on Saturday, May 30, Tirado posted that she had been hospitalized. According to Twitter, the doctors believe she was hit in the eye with a tracer or a rubber bullet, which either exploded, or just hit her in the exact nerve spot to cause damage. While the blindness is likely permanent, Tirado did offer the cold comfort that it was not her photography eye.
Click the links to read the tweets if you want more detail. You can also support her Patreon.
Up side, I do not have the plague, they tested me for covid and that wouldnt have happened otherwise.
Fucked world where Im like well they might have exploded my eyeball but at least it got me basic medical care!
Let this be your occasional tragic reminder that the “less than lethal” tactics used by riot police are indeed quite dangerous, and potentially deadly; when I was in college, a girl at my school was killed by a pepper spray canister to the face after the Red Sox beat the Yankees in the ALCS. The idea that pepper spray and rubber bullets and tracer shells might be “less lethal” just makes police use them more egregiously, which leads to more and more of these horrible scenarios. Read the rest
Both rookie filmmakers and analog die-hards alike will find something to love in Danny Plotnicks new coffee table book Super 8: An Illustrated History. Newcomers will whisper a quiet “thank you” before tucking in their iPhones tonight after they’re introduced to the laborious process that their filmmaking ancestors went through, from buying expensive film stock to processing by hand. Experience the dizzying highs and treacherous lows as the author recounts his own decades-long love affair with Super 8 filmmaking (see: Skate Witches). The glorious photos of vintage cameras and projectors that adorn this book will have even the most casual gearhead drooling and interviews with underground filmmakers who cut their teeth on Super 8 including Richard Linklater, Bruce LaBruce, and GB Jones will offer insights into the passion that drove no-budget artists in the pre-digital age.
Retro computers are great, but what really makes a computer special is how many other computers it can talk to. It’s all about the network! Often, getting these vintage rigs online requires a significant investment in dusty old network cards from eBay and hunting down long-corrupted driver discs to lace …read more
When it comes to YouTube videos, there’s little we like more than some good quality workshop action, watching someone in command of their tools craft a machine from raw materials with an amazing result. It’s something [Workshop From Scratch] delivers with his homemade mini dumper, in which he makes a …read more
In celebration of the companys 75th anniversary, Sennheiser is releasing a limited edition version of its HD 25 headphones. While they usually feature a nondescript all-black design, the limited edition will come with an extra pair of bright yellow ear pads inspired by Sennheisers other iconic headphones, the HD 414. The company is also reducing the price of the headphones while its selling the limited edition models, from $149.95 to $99.95.
The catch is that Sennheiser isnt going to offer a foolproof way of getting your hands on the limited edition model. Its not selling them separately. Instead, if you want a pair, youll have to order a regular pair of HD 25s from Sennheisers store and cross your fingers that one of the limited…