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7 Steps to Creating Your Own Podcast
Listening to podcasts isn't something I enjoy or take time for, quite frankly. I'm a visual learner and prefer to read something rather than listen to it, as I find reading a much quicker way to gather the info that I need. However, with the proliferation of audio listening devices, like the whole iPod family and other mp3 players, I have to acknowledge that I'm in the minority, I believe. The world is listening to a wide variety of audio files, much more so than ever before ...
How To Podcast Using Wordpress
Podcasting is the next step up from blogging. While blogging is done by armies of pajama-clad ordinary people, podcasting is done by many of these same people, though less often in pajamas, in front of a digital or audio recorder. Short pieces are recorded, then distributed via RSS 2.0 or Atom to their website, typically a blog site. Listeners and viewers can then download podcasts using podcast clients. A good podcast client (for example, Juice, CastPodder, or iTunes) will allow you to ...
How To Gain Instant Credibility With Your Own Podcast
Without your word you have nothing. You can have a high quality product and the most compelling sales copy describing every benefit, but you won't be churning out any orders if nobody believes a word your saying.People will always be skeptical when presented with a great offer, especially if they don't know who you are. Before you conduct business with anyone they need to trust you.To build Trust & Credibility you must find ways to prove to your clients that you are ...
A Brief History of Podcasting
Ever wonder about the evolution of the podcast? While podcasting is a comparatively young technology it still has a rather fascinating albeit brief history.
Preparing For A Successful Podcast
Before you figure out how to spend your new revenue, it’s necessary to train your staff to cope with the increased amount of interest and additional consumer inquiries, so that they can become satisfied and loyal customers. First of all, it is important to remember that your podcast is only one part of the marketing mix. So anything that you mention or highlight in your podcast should be reflected elsewhere.
Avoiding the Pitfalls - Common Podcasting Mistakes
Number One – Reading from a script. While I strongly recommend writing out an outline of what you want to cover in your podcast it isn’t necessary to read verbatim from a script. When most people try reading directly from a script they wind up sounding like Ben Stein. “Bueller?” It isn’t entertaining and you’ll lose your audience before you even have a chance to get started. So unless you have a background in acting or extemporaneous reading it’s probably a good idea to forgo ...
How to Create Your Own Podcast
But first, what is podcasting? Podcasting is a relatively new kind of technology so here is a bit of background for those who haven't come across this term yet. The definition on wikipedia is pretty good:"Podcasting" is making audio files (most commonly in MP3 format) available online in a way that allows software to automatically download the files for listening at the user's convenience.The way I see podcasting is a cross between a radio show and a blog. ...
In Response to the Next Sea Change from Bill Gates
Bill gates recently wrote an internal document to his executives, titled “The Sea Change”. This letter speaks of the movement towards internet delivery of content, for Microsoft, its software and numerous other applications. So I went to bed that night after reading that article, and I had a dream……
Yahoo! Podcasts - Why It Matters to Your Business
Yahoo finally launched Yahoo! Podcasts in public beta, allowing users to easily search, preview and subscribe to audio content and listen at their own leisure. You can access it at http://podcasts.yahoo.com/. How can it help your business?
Podcasting - Is It Right For Your Website?
I have been seeing the word podcasting floating around the Internet for a while. And actually read an article that stated it’s arrival. However, it never really gave me any information about Podcasting. And yes, my curiosity got the better of me. I decided it was time to find out more about podcasting, and learn the what and how—and if it could help my business. And, most importantly, how much I would have to spend to partake in this new technology.
Podcasting: The NEXT BIG THING on the Internet
The word “podcasting” is used often around the internet these days, although many people are still not exactly clear on just what a podcast is! Simply put, a podcast is a blog (web log) that is made available in audio format. The audio portion is a standard MP3 file that contains a program or “show” that can be created by anyone. Think of it as a radio talk show that can be transmitted from a computer.
Promoting Podcasts - 3 Basic Tips
1. The first step in promoting your podcast actually comes down to the description of the podcast itself. Your podcast description should be clear and give an accurate representation of the contents of your podcast. Podcast episodes generally have a common theme, such as how to podcasts, podsafe music podcasts etc.
Podcast Safe Music
Podcasting is the new thing in broadcasting nowadays. Practically anyone can create his own podcast and make himself known to the world. Perhaps the best thing about podcasting is that it is meant to be free. In addition to that, podcasts transcend the boundaries of traditional broadcasting. You may be from the US but anyone with access to the internet can listen to your podcast. A person may be in Timbuktu and yet have access to your podcast.
Is Your Business Ready for Podcasting?
Everyone seems to be making and listening to podcasts nowadays. At the beginning, podcasting seemed to be associated with the so called computer geeks. These days however, it is not uncommon to see podcasts from businesses and corporations trying to widen their horizons and get a hold of a larger market. As podcasts inherently surpasses the limits of traditional broadcasting and advertising, they present a feasible alternative to businesses as a means of making their presence felt all over ...
Podcasting Software - 10 Essential Tips
Podcasting has come a long way from its birth in 2003. In a little less than a year after that, Podcasting had become very popular around the world, with more and more information available to everyone. Now, you can hardly find a single person who hasn’t at least heard of the word podcast.
Podcast Creativity: Writing Your Own Ticket
Hold on - all bets are off and all of the old stereotypes are out the window. Podcasting is knocking down the barriers to unlimited creativity and here's the good news... you get to write your own ticket.
Podcasting: How to Make a Video Podcast
Although Apple had nothing to do with the podcasting technology, the iPod and podcasting quickly became linked. With the advent of the iPod Video, podcasting entered a whole new level. Now, more than the usual audio broadcasts, aspiring film makers can also share their work with the world.
What You Need For Podcasting And Audio Creation
What is podcasting you ask?
Podcasting is a way of broadcasting messages over the internet. It allows for subscription to feeds most commonly in MP3 format. Podcasting is a way to automatically transfer files from server to client. The files can be in several formats, images, text, PDF, almost any type which makes this type of broadcasting very flexible.
Interviewing for your Podcast
People love to hear an interesting conversation because dialogue makes things fun. But when you are podcasting solo you miss out on that element. However, interviewing guests can add that exciting element to your podcast.
Podcasting, Vodcasting, Streaming and Vlogging
Streaming Audio began back in 1995 when 28.8k and 14.4k dial up speeds were the norm. The reason it was invented by a company called Real Networks was because if you wanted to download an audio file off the net it could take hours. Streaming got around that by compressing the file more and then as it was being downloaded it would play. The trick to this was called buffering, which was the process of always having 5 or 10 seconds of data downloaded into a buffer that would be filled up as ...
Free Video On Demand (VOD): Overcome Broadcasting Boundaries and Reach the World
I can see it now... You were in the shower, taking a walk, driving in your car or sipping a latte' at Starbucks when all of a sudden - WHAM! - inspiration struck. You were moved. Your emotions were stirred. You felt your creative juices flowing with ideas that quickly transformed themselves into visual images.You took notes, sketched out a rough storyboard, or just picked up your video camera and started filming. Your creative talents started to evolve the mere idea into video ...
Podcasting - What Is It And Why You Should Care
The Power of Audio and Video It is said that when your voice lands on the eardrums of your buyers they connect with you more than when they read your writings. In addition some people just prefer to listen than to read. Others prefer to view and listen. Hence the popularity of radio and television over the print media.Another major advantage of audio podcasts is that you can listen to them while you're doing something else. So it's a time saver in a sense.To fully ...
Video Podcasting for 50 Plus
Video podcasting is a wonderful new way to keep in touch with family and friends,
and also provides an innovative way to show the world your expertise.
Podcasting - An Effective Marketing Tool for Your Company
Before we answer that question, let's take a quick look at what a podcast is. Audio programming isn't revolutionary.A company called Audible.com has been selling downloadable content like audio books and radio shows for nearly 10 years. Now, thanks to the growing popularity and large storage capacity of Apple’s iPods and other such devices, tech experimentalists are considering anew the possibilities of downloadable audio. Now with new, easy-to-use distribution tools and cheaper ...
How to Podcast in 6 Easy Steps
Getting started with podcasting is easy. All you need is a computer with an Internet link and a portable media player. I'm going to provide you with 6 easy steps to help you create your very own podcast. If you still have questions, there are other articles to help you at www.findpodcasts.net. So here you go:
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