Bootstrapping the Podcast Economy with Flattr

Over on the Evil Genius Chronicles podcast Dave Slusher wrote the following about how Podcasters and listeners can work together to kick start the use of Flattr on Podcasts, as a mutually beneficial arrangement. Bootstrapping a Podcast Economy with Flattr Very short version: I think Flattr has the possibility of enabling a reasonable podcast economy. … Continue reading Bootstrapping the Podcast Economy with Flattr

Build & Analyze #78 inspired videocast – unclaimed flattrs, “bum cup” and more

This Tuesday morning all our team was busy listening to the latest episode of Build & Analyze, a popular podcast by Dan Benjamin and Marco Arment. Both are Flattr users but this was the first time they discussed various aspects of our service. After the initial buzz we realized that quite a few issues they … Continue reading Build & Analyze #78 inspired videocast – unclaimed flattrs, “bum cup” and more

Linus on Unfair Advantage – Arctic startup podcast

I made an interview with Arctic Startups podcast Unfair Advantage yesterday. Talking about, investment, partners, podcasts, future and the past. All the great stuff you want to know about us, except the color of our socks. And yes they also added Flattr support to their podcasts in Instacast for all you people using that awesome … Continue reading Linus on Unfair Advantage – Arctic startup podcast

Successful Podcasts in 2011

The new year is getting close and closer. This is the most list intense time of the year and podcasts are very popular here on Flattr. Personally I believe it's all about that the connection between a podcaster and their listeners is more intense, personal and direct, than most other relationships (like blogger/reader, photographer/viewer). So … Continue reading Successful Podcasts in 2011

Dan Lynch – a skeptic at first, won over by fan support

Musician, broadcaster and a self proclaimed geek Dan Lynch was skeptical at first about Flattr earning him enough to support his hobbies in any meaningful way. To his surprise it’s worked out better than he thought. I had a chat with Dan about how micro donations help him focus on his projects. Now I can … Continue reading Dan Lynch – a skeptic at first, won over by fan support