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Todd Where have you been all Week?

Posted by geeknews at 1:33 AM on June 28, 2006

I’ll be honest I have been working like a dog, between my regular Job getting a bunch of papers in for end of term at college, on the phone with sponsors for the Podcast Awards, and of course the ground work for the launch of my teams new website this week has been absolutely insane. Plus I get on a Airplane to go to Gnomedex tonight. Here is what is coming to the world on Friday

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3 Comments

  1. From Rick Rottman at 5:16 pm on June 28, 2006

    Todd, please don’t take this the wrong way.

    I’m having a hard time figuring out what exactly Blubrry is going to do
    for podcasters or podcast listeners. I listen to a lot of podcasts. Most
    that I listen to have message boards on their own website. Most if not
    all have their own MySpace presence. They are all listed with Podcast
    Alley and iTunes. Most are listed with Podcast Pickle. Though I’m not a
    podcaster, I’m what you can call a hard-core podcast listener. I just
    don’t see what this will do for me or the shows I listen to. Especially
    if participation to Blubrry means the insertion of paid advertising. I
    cannot see what Blubrry will do that isn’t already being done elsewhere
    without advertising.

    I also don’t understand the name. I don’t know if you know this, but if
    you try to go to bluberry dot com, it’s a malware site that attacks you
    with pop-ups and attempts to change your homepage. At least if you go
    there with Microsoft Internet Explorer. Not good. If you go to blueberry
    dot com, it’s a software conversion site. I don’t know if spelling things
    wrong is good marketing in certain mediums, but when it comes to audio,
    it’s very misleading.

  2. From Trkstr at 11:14 pm on July 2, 2006

    I think that Blubrry will improve the standard of service that people get in regards to having a community that links both podcasters and podcast listeners by providing a central hub where people can go to find new podcasts share new podcasts etc.
    To me it seems that Blubrry is a much easier to use website and in someways, i guess you can consider it to be the digg of everything podcasting related.

    In terms of message boards and things, yeah, you have message boards on the originating sites. But there is always a feeling that those message boards don’t allow the listeners to be on equal footing with podcasters and other listeners.

    And in regards to the other sites you mentioned: :P umm.. use firefox :P i didn’t get any pop ups with any of the sites and it was obvious that those sites weren’t the actual Blubrry :P

  3. From Trkstr at 11:14 pm on July 2, 2006

    I think that Blubrry will improve the standard of service that people get in regards to having a community that links both podcasters and podcast listeners by providing a central hub where people can go to find new podcasts share new podcasts etc.
    To me it seems that Blubrry is a much easier to use website and in someways, i guess you can consider it to be the digg of everything podcasting related.

    In terms of message boards and things, yeah, you have message boards on the originating sites. But there is always a feeling that those message boards don’t allow the listeners to be on equal footing with podcasters and other listeners.

    And in regards to the other sites you mentioned: :P umm.. use firefox :P i didn’t get any pop ups with any of the sites and it was obvious that those sites weren’t the actual Blubrry :P