Podcasts and podcasting news from Robyn Tippins.

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Podcast With The CEO of Traineo

Traineo.com is a weight loss/training social network. This is an interview I did with the CEO.

I'm actually having some fun playing around with this site, and I can see a place for this in the social networking space. My mom always said she never kept weight off unless she went to Weight Watchers. It was the support and accountability, she claimed, that really helped her take it off (and keep it off).

Traineo has the potential to be a support system for people who want to lose weight, or even those who want to work out effectively and productively. I know I enjoyed scrounging through the profiles, finding other pilates nerds, so if you're into something weird (like the Wii sports group I joined), you might find other people to help support your weird-o physical fitness addiction.

If you like 43things (and who doesn't???), you'll love Traineo.

Subscribe to the podcast in or grab the feed here.

A full listing of my podcasts can be found here.

Friday, January 12, 2007

Podcast - Interview With LinkedIN CoFounder and Jaxtr CEO, Konstantin Guericke

When I found out Konstantin Guericke, one of the founders of LinkedIN and their marketing/pr guy until Kay recently took over, I knew I wanted to find out more about the company that interested him enough to take his leave of LinkedIN. Konstantin is still an advisor at LinkedIN, but has moved out of the day to day operations to focus on running Jaxtr.

Jaxtr is similar to click-to-call in that it enables instant voice communication from a site with just one click. With Jaxtr, once the beta is open, you can place a snippet of code on your blog and end up with a button (like the one you see to the right sidebar of my own blog, Practical Blogging) or a full featured widget (like what pops up when you click the Jaxtr button on Practical Blogging). Users can click the button/widget and enter their phone number to instantly communicate with you.

I have another option on my blog for instant communication, the MeeboMe widget. But Jaxtr stands apart as the only way, other than Skype, for instant communication via voice. And, with Skype, you have the limitation that only Skype users can call you from your blog AND you must be at your computer to receive the call (unless you've forwarded your Skype calls to your phone, but that's an additional step and it costs SkypeOut money).

If you want to give Jaxtr a try, call me anytime (remember please that I am in VA-USA so I'm GMT -5 (EST). Of course, as well, please download the Interview With LinkedIN Cofounder and Jaxtr CEO, Konstantin Guericke.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Interview With Business Blogging Expert, Ted Demopoulos

I enjoyed interviewing Ted, author of What No One Ever Tells You About Blogging and Podcasting back in mid December. Ted featured roughly 100 bloggers in the book, including me, and I'll review it as soon as I receive my copy in the mail.

You can read more about the book here (book blog) and here (on Amazon) What No One Ever Tells You About Blogging and Podcasting. I hope you enjoy the interview with Ted Demopoulos, author of two books on business blogging.

or grab the feed

Monday, October 09, 2006

Zebo's Millions - Interview with Roy de Souza, CEO of Zebo.com

After all the buzz about Zebo.com's 4.9M signups, I wanted to sit down for a 5 minute chat with the CEO to see what Zebo is all about. (hint: AdWords plays a part, if small)


Podcast with Zebo.com's CEO, Roy de Souza

Celebrating Imbee - Podcast

Imbee is one of those companies that you're just happy to root for...

The company has a noble aim; to provide safe social networking with parental guidance, and from what I can tell they are doing a great job at keeping it safe. (full post at SocialRiots.com)

podcast interview with Tim Donovan, Founder and VP of Marketing and Public Relations for Imbee.

Monday, May 29, 2006

Sleepyblogger Podcast

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Darren Rowse of Problogger Podcast

I was honored to have as my latest guest, Darren Rowse of ProBlogger.net. If you are not familiar with Darren’s blog, I encourage you to take a look at the wealth of information on professional blogging maintained therein.

Darren has been earning a large sum from Adsense each month for quite some time now, and is able to blog full time very successfully. He blogs at several different blogs, and Problogger is not his most profitable site, however, it is the one most of us know him by as we all soak up his wisdom on a daily business. If I could only subscribe to one blog, I can assure you that Darren’s blog would be it. (and that comes from one who now has 300 feeds in her blog reader).

Anyway, I have bragged on Darren enough now ;)

I hope you’ll listen, if nothing else to find out what Darren has found to be his favorite monetization methods and to discover how he got started.

Darren Rowse, Problogger.net, Podcast

Saturday, May 20, 2006

Know More Media and Easton Ellsworth

I wanted to bring to your attention a podcast I did with Jeremiah Owyang and Easton Ellsworth. Easton gave us an inside look at blog networks and Know More Media in general.

Easton, like Jeremiah, is a rising blog star so I think you'd particularly like this podcast. Enjoy!

Podcast with Easton Ellsworth