Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSFamebit is a great way for YouTube creators, Twitter, Instagram channels, and more to make extra sponsorship dollars. Simply browse the listings and send proposals to those companies looking to promote their products. I sat down with Adam Hendle, General Manager at Famebit, at Vidcon. We talked about the Google (YouTube) acquisition, and if that affected how Famebit conducts business. The service is going through some changes, including a new website, iOS, Android, and a more pro-active sponsor search service. Adam also talks about the extensive community this service has around it. Creators collaborate, help out, and embrace the group. I can tell you first-hand that is true, for I have used Famebit to get sponsors myself. For more information, check out Famebit.com
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After a few weeks of hard work, we have our first sponsor on board. Luxor Hotel and Casino is a hotel on the strip of Las Vegas. You cannot miss it – It’s the pyramid on the strip. They even have a light on the top of the hotel if you get lost. The Luxor hosts live shows like Criss Angel, Carrot Top, Bodies… the Exhibition and Titanic – the Artifact Exhibition. Their restaurants include Tender steak and seafood, T&T (Taco’s and Tequilla) and the Backstage Deli. Of course, there is the casino, pool and spa, shopping experience and – as all Vegas casinos have – A wedding chapel. We at the Tech podcast network are happy to have the Luxor as a sponsor to the show content. Of course, more sponsors will be announced in the coming weeks. We also have spots available if you would like to join our...
I know a few of you nominated Geekazine Podcasts for the 2008 PodcastAwards – I appreciate it very much. Although we didn’t get a nomination bid, we are still proud to be part of the process. The next step is on Oct 23rd, go vote for your favorite podcasts. There are a lot of them, so choose wisely. I will be making my picks later this week. Also, if you are a business – Why not donate a prize? It is great exposure to your company. You can also talk with them about sponsorship – it’s not too late. So get ready to vote with no debates and no SNL skits attached.