Monthly Archives: July 2008

PAB2008 – Michelle Sullivan

How to Marry a Nice Jewish Girl Using PR and Social Media presented by Michelle Sullivan at PAB2008

Michelle blogs at Éminence Grise.

Nonprofits are constantly challenged to be creative and think outside the box. It’s no surprise that groups like Oxfam and Amnesty International have been natural early adopters of social media.

When Canada’s largest food bank, Moisson Montréal, partnered up with a coalition of construction industry players, the CECD (Coalition énergie et construction durable), in a sustainable development pilot project that will make its 54-year old food distribution centre and warehouse energy efficient, it embarked upon a PR adventure that has hit the social media landscape. WordPress, YouTube, Flickr and iTunes are all being brought into a mix, designed to draw attention to an innovative project and a worthwhile cause.

Montreal PR consultant and blogger Michelle Sullivan will present the early results of a social-media-for-non-profits case study for the first time at PAB2008. This interactive session will seek not only to present early results and share experiences, but solicit feedback and suggestions from PAB participants.
Thank you very much to the PAB2008 partners and silver sponsors:

PAB2009 is taking place June 19-21, 2009 in Kingston, Ontario (Canada). For more information on the PAB conference, visit podcastersacrossborders.com.

PAB2008 – Marko Kulik

Ménage a Trois: Forums, podcasts and community presented by Marko Kulik at PAB2008

Marko produces the photography.ca podcast.

Having a forum or bulletin board can help build and solidify your podcast listening community. It’s a fairly easy add-on to any blog and can enhance your podcasting efforts. It gives you extra content for your podcast and allows for a complimentary conversation between podcasters and their listeners. This conversation can of course be integrated into your podcast. It also allows podcast listeners to communicate with each other more easily on specific topics talked about in specific podcasts. This session will present strategies for setting up a new forum given the myriad of forums already out there.

Thank you very much to the PAB2008 partners and silver sponsors:

PAB2009 is taking place June 19-21, 2009 in Kingston, Ontario (Canada). For more information on the PAB conference, visit podcastersacrossborders.com.

PAB2008 JOLT! – Linda Mills

Photo of Linda Mills by Andrea RossPodcast User Magazine a Jolt by Linda Mills at PAB2008.

Linda Mills uses the JOLT format to motivate the community into participating in the relaunch of Podcast User Magazine. You can help too!

Thank you very much to the PAB2008 partners and silver sponsors:

PAB2009 is taking place June 19-21, 2009 in Kingston, Ontario (Canada). For more information on the PAB conference, visit podcastersacrossborders.com.

Photo of Linda Mills by Andrea Ross

Remaining PAB sessions on hold

Due to a computer problem, there will be an interruption in the release schedule of the remaining PAB sessions. We expect this will be about two weeks.

Don’t worry. All of the remaining PAB sessions will be released before the summer is over.

Update July 22: Great news!  We’re back in production!!!

PAB2008 – Sage Tyrtle


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Creating Audiodrama (while managing a thriving herd of minions) presented by Sage Tyrtle at PAB2008

Sage produces Quirky Nomads and The Talking Stick.

[NOT worksafe] Sage takes you from writing a script to finding voice actors, effective casting, easy editing in three distinct parts and giving the play a final coat of polish. She demonstrates the struggles faced by new (and experienced) producers — drawing on her years of experience creating plays for her own podcast — and explains the best ways to lure unsuspecting (yet talented) voice actors to volunteer in the salt mines of audiodrama.

Crafting a professional, compelling audio play requires so much more than stitching a few voices together. Learn how from Sage.

Thank you very much to the PAB2008 partners and silver sponsors:

PAB2009 is taking place June 19-21, 2009 in Kingston, Ontario (Canada). For more information on the PAB conference, visit podcastersacrossborders.com.

PAB2008 – Chris Penn’s Jolt

Chris PennAwaken Your Superhero a Jolt by Chris Penn at PAB2008.

Chris produces The Financial Aid Podcast.

Chris uses real life examples of how ordinary people can do extraordinary things — that make a difference — using social media.

Thank you very much to the PAB2008 partners and silver sponsors:

PAB2009 is taking place June 19-21, 2009 in Kingston, Ontario (Canada). For more information on the PAB conference, visit podcastersacrossborders.com.

Photo of Chris Penn taken by Bill Deys.

PAB2008 – Tim Coyne


Tim Coyne – PAB2008
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Private in Public: An actor’s approach to podcasting presented by Tim Coyne at PAB2008.

Tim produces The Hollywood Podcast.

[NOT worksafe] Tim shares some of his insights as a Los Angeles actor, screenwriter, and storyteller to help you identify ways in which to engage your audience and help you think differently about how your produce your own podcasts.

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Thank you very much to the PAB2008 partners and silver sponsors:

PAB2009 is taking place June 19-21, 2009 in Kingston, Ontario (Canada). For more information on the PAB conference, visit podcastersacrossborders.com.

PAB2008 – Whitney Hoffman

Community: Why it’s the ONLY thing that matters presented by Whitney Hoffman at PAB2008

Whitney produces the LDpodcast.

We talk a lot about community in Social Media circles. Communities grow up organically around our individual interests; but how do you act as a catalyst to form community? How do we deal with the inevitable problems that arise in communities? We’ve all witnessed times when the community values are breached or sprained; how do we handle those situations when they occur? When someone tries to join a community, how do we make them feel at home?

This session is the perfect opportunity to discuss the development and navigation of communities as we start to face real-world problems in our cyber-worlds, including:

  • When does a community get too big?
  • When do you start your own community?
  • When is a new community seen as competition and get treated as such by others?
  • How do we define and sub-define our groups?
  • Are communities, commodities? Can they be bought and sold? Should they?

Thank you very much to the PAB2008 partners and silver sponsors:

PAB2009 is taking place June 19-21, 2009 in Kingston, Ontario (Canada). For more information on the PAB conference, visit podcastersacrossborders.com.

PAB2008 – Dave Brodbeck


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Social (Media) Science presented by Dave Brodbeck at PAB2008

Dave’s (main) podcasts:

[NOT worksafe] Why would you use social media tools such as facebook, IM clients, blogging, and, of course, podcasting to reach people? Would anyone really care? Dave will draw on his experiences as an academic who podcasts his lectures and uses social media tools to engage his students. He has been podcasting his lectures for a little over two years and routinely uses facebook, MSN messenger and comments on his blog for class discussion. Many academics, professionals and organizations are reticent, if not downright frightened, of using these new tools to get the word out about a subject.

Dave shares the results of a survey about his students’ use of social media for academic purposes and will compare student grades in classes where lectures were podcasted and where they were not. He argues (with real data) that these tools help students learn, and that these tools can help anyone engage a potential audience.

Thank you very much to the PAB2008 partners and silver sponsors:

PAB2009 is taking place June 19-21, 2009 in Kingston, Ontario (Canada). For more information on the PAB conference, visit podcastersacrossborders.com.