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Podcasting Basics

I’m sure you’ve heard a lot of noise about podcasting lately. You’ve probably heard so much about podcasting that you’re contemplating starting your own podcast. Wonderful. Here’s some information about podcasting to get you started.

First of all, you need to know what podcasting is. Basically it is when you record audio and put it on the web for people to download at a later time to listen to. Podcasting allows anyone to have their own radio program. Your program can be an interactive show where listeners call in or you can just record yourself talking about whatever your show is about and post that online. You can also be a DJ and play Podsafe music in your podcast.


Learn How To Create A Podcast

Podcasting is a great tool to use to get the word out about your product or service. The only thing that podcasting requires is time, energy, and a way to record your podcast. Podcasting can also help to solidify your status as an expert in your field.

For my numbers folks, here’s some podcasting stats for you. 70 million Americans are familiar with Podcasting. 165 million Americans have listened to a podcast. 22% of Americans listen to a Podcast weekly. (stats came from musicoomph)


Guest Article – Podcasting: One of the Most Effective Internet Marketing Tools by Cheryl Weisz

Podcasting is one of the internet marketing tools that anybody can use for building lists. A podcast is a free audio or video series, sort of like a TV or radio show that you can download and watch or listen on your computer, iPod, or mobile phone.

The advantage of podcasts over radios is that you do not need to listen to a certain show the moment it airs. You can simply download the show and play it to your device whenever you want.


Video: Gmail introduces-Priority Inbox

I always complain about how google does stuff. However, this time I think they are on to something. They are rolling out this priority inbox feature for select gmail users (don’t ask me how they determine who gets to test it first). I saw the notice when I went to check my email earlier today. They have even created a cute youtube video explaining how to use it. Here is the video. I just had to share it as an example of a good way to use video in your business.


Small Business Owners-How To Embed A Youtube Video In Your Small Business Blog

If you’ve been following my blog for any length of time you will notice that from time to time I will put a video up instead of just text. I’ll bet you were wondering how I did that. Youtube makes it really easy to embed videos into wordpress. In fact, today’s post is a tutorial my friend Nicole Dean has created to show you how to do just that. Take it away Nicole…


Guest Article – Podcasting How-To – A Pretty Good Podcast is All You Need By Doug Champigny

Here is a guest article that I found on ezinearticles about podcasting.  I hope you enjoy it and learn something about podcasting.

Podcasting How-To – A Pretty Good Podcast is All You Need

By Doug Champigny

A pretty good podcast, or really a succession of pretty good podcasts, is all you need to attract an online audience. But just what does a ‘pretty good podcast’ entail?


How-to Use WordPress/PodPress to podcast

Usually everything that Apple offers is so easy but the maker of this video says that this needs a tutorial so he offers one:


How to Create a Successful Podcast/Tutorial

Here is an interesting video on how to create a successful podcast.

He has some very good tips and asks for questions and suggestions,
if anyone has one or the other, or both.


Podcasting: A Cost Effective Way to Create & Reach an Audience

This is session three, Producing a Podcast.

The speaker discusses the best microphones to use for your podcast and also some of the best software products. He will also explain how to render the podcast into an mp3 file so you can share it with the world.


How To Make Your First Podcast – Simple. Quick. Easy!

What is a podcast? A podcast is basically an mp3 or a WMA file or a mp4 ,etc. that you can put on an iPod or other podcast readers.

I love this fella’s accent as he explains how to do your first one simply and quickly!

after you make your podcast, you need to make an RSS feed because podcasts power themselves from RSS feeds. He sure makes is sound simple, quick and FUN!