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Podcast Review: Midwest Business Podcast

Podcast Review

This week’s Podcast Review is about the Podcast.

Description: Adam Fendelman and Brad Spirrison host which covers technology and business news in Chicago and the Midwest of the United States.

Comments: These quick (usually less than 5 minutes) Podcasts do a very thorough job of covering the startup technology landscape. A quick show intro and Adam and Brad are into the subject, no fancy production values, no commercials just tech company talk quick.

There are over 30 shows available and new content is provided just about every week. Here is a sampling of some recent show topics:

– Financial Tech Ripe For Growth
– Technology Predictions For 2008
– Is Facebook’s $15 Billion Valuation an Aberration?
– GrubHub Scores Food Loot, New Legal Repository

Pluses: Instant play, short bites of content, over 30 shows, simple clean website, subscriptions and show notes.

Minuses: My only negative is that Adam and Brad’s voice’s can be kind of monotone, I know they are passionate about their subject but a little more emotion in the delivery would be great.

Recommendation: If you care about the Midwest USA technology environment at all then you need to check out the Podcast.

5 Responses to “Podcast Review: Midwest Business Podcast”

  1. Amanda Says:

    The site is very well organized and neat. Not too much clutter to make your eyes go wild. I really like that each segment has instant play and are only around 5 minutes each. Well done.

  2. Martin Lindeskog Says:

    Neat, short & sweet format. Great stuff in a short period of time.

  3. Chris Says:

    I have to agree with Amanda here. Clutter on a site makes me bonkers and I leave. But this one was very understandable and the instant play is always a bonus. It’s a very comprehensive site.

  4. Martin Lindeskog Says:

    I second (third agreement?;) that!

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