ZimmCast – Our Version of the Podcast

Chuck Zimmerman

We finally got it figured out and now it’s available. The ZimmComm podcast is the ZimmCast! We’d like to know what you’d like to hear. Listen to the first one, it’s short, then provide your feedback. We intend to interview agrimarketing pros and provide their ideas through this new form of “radio/audio” communication. We recommend you get podcast software like …

Audio, Podcasts

How To Get More Publicity Than The “Others”

Chuck Zimmerman

A friend told me about a comment he heard the other day from an ag group leader here in Missouri who was complaining that the Missouri Corn Growers Association (MCGA) seemed to be quoted and heard in the news more than his group. The reason is pretty simple. MCGA is doing more media outreach, which includes sending Talking News Releases …

Ag Group, Audio, Talking News Release

Jazz Up That E-Newsletter With Audio!

Chuck Zimmerman

This is one of those “duh” why didn’t I think of that ideas. You can listen to me talk about this here: ZimmComm Podcast. If you’ve got an e-newsletter why not insert hyperlinks to audio that your subscribers can listen to on their computer? Let’s say you’ve hired ZimmComm to produce a Talking News Release. We have to do an …

Audio, Podcasts, Talking News Release

Missouri Beef Industry Council Takes The Stage

Chuck Zimmerman

One of our charter client’s the MBIC just sent out this Talking News Release today. This a general consumer release that was sent to radio, tv and publication reporters. There are hyperlinks in the release to audio and image files. The subject is MBIC’s sponsorship of the cooking stage at the St. Louis Women’s Show. Addtionally, we produced a self-contained …

Ag Group, Audio, Talking News Release

Latest Talking News Release

Chuck Zimmerman

We’ll begin posting links to our latest Talking News Releases as they are sent out and as long as our client is okay with it. They might give you some creative ideas for projects we can do for you. You’ll be able to click on the audio file links just like a reporter would and who knows what you’ll learn. …

Audio, Talking News Release

Farmers Getting High Speed Internet Access

Chuck Zimmerman

Thanks to the USDA Rural Development Broadband program more and more rural communities are getting access! Listen to my interview with Gill Gonzalez, Undersecretary for Rural Development with USDA as he talks about the loan program that’s helping bring broadband to the countryside. Listen here: ZimmBlog Podcast

Audio, Farming, Internet, NCBA Convention

Free Beer – How Can You Go Wrong With This?

Chuck Zimmerman

At the Schering-Plough booth a friendly bartender poured a free beer and you could enter a contest to win a new John Deere Gator! I spoke with Dan Ellsworth, Senior Product Manager, Cattle about new products from his company. You can hear our next podcast here: ZimmComm Podcast. Keep checking in for more from the Cattle Industry Convention & Trade …

Audio, NCBA Convention, Podcasts

Booth Activity

Chuck Zimmerman

The first stop was the Merial booth, where I spoke with Jim Gibb, Sr. Manager, Beef Segment Development about new dna testing products from Igenity. You can listen to our next audio interview here: ZimmComm Podcast. Later this week, new U. S. Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Johanns, will be making a speech. We’ll bring you audio from his remarks.

Agribusiness, Audio, NCBA Convention, Podcasts

Beef Demand Is Sizzling!

Chuck Zimmerman

The first interview is with Cattlemen’s Beef Board CEO Monte Reese. He’s the better looking one talking into the mic. Beef demand increased more last year than any year recently and Monte talks about what that means in our next podcast available here: ZimmBlog Podcast. All the usual press conferences are going on and the trade show’s about to start …

Ag Group, Audio, NCBA Convention, Podcasts