Starting January 1st, 2011 MTBCast will cease as a business. It will become what it has essentially always been, a hobby. How long even that will continue remains to be determined. However, there will be no more PayPal link and no more expectation of funding.
There are a few reasons for this. My inability to garner any lasting sponsorship is part of it, in large part due to my ineptitude at it. As anyone who has met me knows, I’m a talker but not in the sense of a salesperson. This, as you might guess, means that getting the idea that podcasting would be a good avenue for advertising mountain biking wares out to vendors has been poorly done. My shortcomings, noted. Continue reading