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Todd Cochrane is the Founder of Geek News Central and host of the Geek News Central Podcast. He is a Podcast Hall of Fame Inductee and was one of the very first podcasters in 2004. He wrote the first book on podcasting, and did many of the early Podcast Advertising deals in the podcasting space. He does two other podcasts in addition to Geek News Central. The New Media Show and Podcast Legends.

Peak Podcasting LOL #252



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee have a little fun with the Peak Podcasting article that was published in the NYT instead of the Onion. We are no waiting for the corresponding podcasting is dying articles. From our perspective podcasting is still the word of the day in media space. Lot’s to cover here and an update on the new studio.

We are Audio only until Todd’s gets the new studio set up in Michigan.

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The Hard Road to Standards #251



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee take a look at the groundswell starting to happen of hosts that are now starting to align and understand the importance of standards in measurement. One can only hope this continues. Rob and I do a Friday recording as Rob is not available Saturday. Todd is back in Hawaii for a few days for next weeks podcast.


250 Episodes of Podcast Gold



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee host the New Media Show and we are happy to announce our 250th episode. This show originated as the Saturday Morning Tech show but we spent so much time talking about podcasting we changed the shows name mid-podcast. So this is #250 for those of you that have been tagging along with us


StreamYard Discovery #249



Host’s Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee discover StreamYard and do a simple live stream only with their webcams. Not a bad service and with some extra software you can easily capture the live video. Overall very impressed. We did a Friday show which Todd published Monday due to his container coming and schedule conflicts get the details on the show.

We are Audio only until Todd’s gets the new studio set up in Michigan.

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Acquisitions Continue #248



Todd updates Rob on the status of the move and the timeline going forward for the video portion of the show for the studio. A lot is depending on the container delivery with the studio gear. The studio itself is nearing completion of being ready to be built out. Todd and Rob discuss the latest acquisition and dig into what is happening in the podcast space.

We are Audio only until Todd’s gets the new studio set up in Michigan.

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Moving Time #247



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee discuss all the latest in the podcasting space and dig into the latest Apple announcements. Todd also gives an update on the studio build progress and where he is at in that process and what has happened the first week of the move.

We are Audio only until Todd’s gets the new studio set up in Michigan.

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Change is in the Air #246



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee talk about Rob’s move to Libsyn and we spend some time on the IAB Podcast Measurement Guidelines v 2.0 and the misconceptions in the podcaster space about the guidelines and of course the massive download reduction that Podtrac customers are going to see due to their certification to be compliant with the measurement guidelines.

We are Audio only until Todd’s gets the new studio set up in Michigan.

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Google Makes Audio First Class Citizen in Search #245



Google has stepped up there game and now shows and links to their audio episodes can be found in desktop search on Google.com while there are some concerns and questions to how some of the results are being framed this is a big deal in bringing the power of Google search to help for show discovery. Picking a show title will now be as important as ever. Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee break it down.

Admin Note: This will be the last live video from the Honolulu Studio we forgot that Rob will be in Austin next week speaking at the outlier event. The show will continue Audio only until Todd gets the new Studio setup in Michigan which should be Mid-June. So be sure to be subscribed to the Audio version of the show in order to get the next episodes.

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Luminary Launch Insanity #243



Rob Greenlee and Todd Cochrane discuss the craziness surrounding the Luminary launch. We continue to say that these companies could save themselves some serious headache if they just ask for a little advise. Instead, again and again, they get into a PR headache out of the gate. Plus all the news you can handle on the podcasting space.

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