Out with the old, and in with the new.
For a while, my Facebook Android App had a little rocket ship along the top menu icons. It turned out this little rocket ship lead to something called the Explore Feed, which was a cool little section on that allowed you to view posts from pages you might like but haven’t necessarily “liked” the page itself. The rocket ship icon shifted position several times, so I figured Facebook was just trying to figure out the optimal placement for it. I really liked the explore feed but after a month or so of the icon moving around, it disappeared completely. I thought Facebook had simply given up on their little project.
I’ve recently started listening to podcasts during my commutes in my car. For those that don’t know, podcasts are a series of downloadable audio shows presented in a similar fashion to radio. The word podcast is a combination (portmanteau) of the words iPod and broadcast. They don’t have to be played on an iPod and can be played on any device - iOS, Apple, Android, burn it to CD, record it on an audiotape, 8-track, vinyl… (Although I doubt anyone has done the last two…)
Ever being the entrepreneur, I’ve been playing around with Amazon’s Print-On-Demand service Merch by Amazon. I’ve been doing this since March - although I believe I requested an account sometime late last year - and in my first four months, I had lackluster sales. Hell, I had no sales at all in the month of April!