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Articles related to podcasting, podcasters and podcasts. Podcast, RSS and related articles are added on a regular basis, and cover a wide array of topics related to using audio files in RSS feeds. You willl find how to articles and marketing ideas for p



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How to Submit Podcasts to iTunes Store

Tue, 15 Mar 2011 09:00:00 -0400

Here are some helpful tips regarding how to get your podcasts listed in the iTunes Music Store...

How to Submit Podcasts to iTunes



Questions About Pocasting

Tue, 23 Mar 2010 09:00:00 -0400

Podcasting is an up-and-coming and increasingly popular medium for communication. The following are common questions about podcasting, perfect for those just getting started in podcasting as a communication channel...

Questions About Podcasting



Video Podcast Optimization - Part 2

Mon, 23 Nov 2009 09:00:00 -0500

Optimizing your video for search engines will increase the exposure that the video receives, and optimization will also help spread the video's message. Follow these steps to enhance your videos and improve their rankings... Video Optimization Tips - Part 2



Video Podcasting Tips

Fri, 2 Oct 2009 09:00:00 -0400

Videos are the latest marketing channel. In order to make the most of it, optimize the video and increase the exposure it receives.

Video Podcasting Tips



Audio Sound Effects

Mon, 17 Aug 2009 09:00:00 -0400

Sound effects are often used to compliment and enhance artistic presentations, whether they be podcasts, videos, or other audio-visual productions. Royalty-free sound effects are typically non-exclusive and can be used by anyone who purchases them. Professional sound effects can give a podcast or production a more professional sound.

Audio Sound Effects



The Making of a Good Podcast

Wed, 5 Aug 2009 09:00:00 -0400

There are many, many things that separate a good podcast from all the rest. Here are a few to consider...

Recording Quality
The quality of the recording is probably the most critical component of a podcast. A good podcast is easy to understand, and should be recorded at a volume level that makes it easy for listeners to hear all that is said.

The Making of a Good Podcast



Repackaging and Re-Using Content

Wed, 29 Jul 2009 09:00:00 -0400

Repurposing content is not a terribly new concept. Webmasters that picked up on the trend have benefited from traffic surges for a while now. Repurposing content is all about presenting the same content in a variety of different ways, or using different mediums to present the same content. Webmasters can manipulate content in order to provide the same content in any number of different formats.

Why would publishers want to do this? There are a number of benefits to repurposing content, not the least of which is that it allows customers to select the format they wish to access your information. Additionally, repurposing content often does not require a lot of extra time, expense, or additional effort. The content itself already exists -- the format is just different. Additionally, there are a number of software tools available that can assist users in easily repurposing the content.

Repurposing and Re-Using Content



Business Podcasting

Tue, 14 Jul 2009 09:00:00 -0400

If your business struggles with consistent communication, take a look at podcasting as a possible solution.

Business Podcasting



Where to Find Sound Effects?

Thu, 18 Jun 2009 09:00:00 -0400

Royalty-free sound effect libraries contain thousands of sound effects that can be licensed for specific uses. A customer who uses royalty-free sound effects, as opposed to hiring a sound engineer to create them from scratch, can save considerable time, effort, and money. Typically, podcasters and other content producers can obtain non-exclusive rights to a single effect, or they can purchase a subscription of sorts. The subscriptions allow publishers to download a limited number of sound effects during a specified period of time.

Here are a few sources for Sound Effects...



What are the Sound Effects

Mon, 1 Jun 2009 08:33:06 -0400

Learn the ins and outs of using a sound effect to polish your presentation or podcast.

What Is A Sound Effect?
A sound effect is a ready-made sound for podcasters or producers. Typically, podcasters need to only incorporate the sound into their production for instant success. This can be done with various editors running in a very short amount of time.

What are Sound Effects?



How to Promote Podcasts?

Tue, 26 May 2009 09:00:00 -0400

If you are spending the time and energy to publish a regular podcast, make sure to give it the exposure it deserves.

How to Promote Podcasts?



SEO for Audio Files

Tue, 12 May 2009 09:00:00 -0400

Optimize your audio files to increase their popularity, just as you would optimize a website. Audio search engines are becoming more advanced as audio files become more commonplace on the Internet. Here are some tips to optimize your audio offerings...

SEO For Audio Files



Creative Ways to Incorporate Podcasts into Business

Wed, 22 Apr 2009 09:00:00 -0400

Here are just some of the various types of content that businesses are turning into podcasts...

Creative Ways to Incorporate Podcasts into Business



What Exactly is Podcasting?

Thu, 5 Mar 2009 09:09:00 -0500

The term podcast was initially used to reference an RSS feed that contained audio files in the items enclosure field. The meaning of podcasting has since expanded, and now refers to RSS feeds that contain all types of media, including audio and video, in the items enclosure field.

What Exactly is a Podcast?



Huge List of Podcasting Tools

Fri, 30 Jan 2009 09:00:00 -0500

Large list of podcasting tools.



Podcasting Ideas

Wed, 14 Jan 2009 09:00:00 -0500

Day after day, week after week, or month after month developing content for a podcast need not be a chore. It can be exciting to explore a variety of channels for podcast show ideas and segment topics.

Ideas for Podcasts



Kinds of Podcasting Content

Tue, 16 Dec 2008 09:00:00 -0500

Podcasting content comes in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Businesses are finding many different and creative ways of incorporating podcasts into their business strategies and marketing plans.

Here are just some of the various types of content that businesses are turning into podcasts... Kinds of Podcasts



Effective Podcasting

Thu, 6 Nov 2008 09:00:00 -0500

Many people assume that podcasting is all about audio and fail to acknowledge the writing behind the show. Skilled communicators understand the type of planning required in order to pull off a clean final product. The most memorable and effective podcasts are always well planned. Some of the best podcast shows use a script and follow a structured format. The preparation that occurs behind the scenes is similar to what would take place for a radio show.

Effective PreShow and PostShow Podcast Production Tips



Top Tips for a Great Quality Podcast

Mon, 10 Mar 2008 09:00:00 -0500

The sound quality, and the way a podcast is recorded, will impact the value of the podcast as well. Podcast structure and pre-planning are also important; do not skimp on the production, as it too can make or break a podcast

Top Tips for a Great Quality Podcast



Tips for a Real Estate Video Podcast

Tue, 4 Mar 2008 09:00:00 -0500

The use of technology can define the success or failure of a business. This is no more evident than in the real estate industry. Realtors who flocked to the latest technologies, adopted them, and applied them in order to enhance and sell property, are still prospering.

Tips for a Real Estate Video Podcast



Politics and the Internet

Mon, 15 Oct 2007 09:00:00 -0400

Can, and will, the next generation of politicians exploit the communication mediums available to them? Will the new communication mediums have the power to influence public opinion? Will politicians be the victims of technology, or will they use it to their benefit? Will one party benefit from the use of the technology more than another? All reasonable questions, considering the role technology plays in todays society.

Politics and the Internet



Copyrights and Trademarks

Tue, 12 Jun 2007 09:00:00 -0400

Copyright is a type of intellectual property. A copyright is a set of exclusive rights granted by the government for a limited time to protect the particular form, way or manner in which an idea or information is expressed. Copyright is the legal protection given to artists or producers of creative work which protects them against unauthorized copying of their work.

Copyrights and Trademarks



Indie Artists Should Podcast

Tue, 22 May 2007 09:00:00 -0400

Independent artists have long struggled to gain recognition and attract an audience. Without the backing of a major label it can be very difficult for independent artists to obtain radio play time, that is, until now. Podcasting a revolutionary new medium, has opened new distribution channels for independent artists. Podcasting is the process of distributing audio files using the RSS format and has become very popular with the younger generations.

Independent Artists Should Podcast



Podcasting Revolutionizes Education

Wed, 16 May 2007 09:00:00 -0400

Schools all over the country have flocked to podcasting as a new medium to assist the teaching profession. Professors are using podcasts to instruct students and get their messages out. Podcasting is not restricted to one educational sector, professors at prestigest colleges from Bentley to Purdue have flocked to this medium.

A growing number of professors are recording their lectures, the term coursecasting has been adopted in academia. Podcast lectures are used as study tools, and are available for students who might have missed class. Some podcasts are password restricted to students who are enrolled in that specific class. While other institution's publicly post their podcasts and offer non-enrolled students insight into the class material.

Podcasting Revolutionizes Education



Effective Podcast Interviews

Mon, 30 Apr 2007 09:00:00 -0400

Conducting a successful podcast interview can be a tricky proposition for a podcaster starting out. Once you have determined individuals that will appeal to your target audience contact potential interviewees and arrange a time to conduct the interview. Following this guide will insure that the interview goes off without a hitch.

1. Prepare Questions in Advance
Prepare a list of questions prior to the interview, contemplate possible follow-up questions based on the expected responses. Create a list of notes along with the questions that are accessible during the interview and will help you direct the conversation.

Effective Podcast Interviews



Where to Locate Podsafe Music

Tue, 17 Apr 2007 09:00:00 -0400

Adding music and sound effects to a podcast does not need to be difficult. There are a number of podsafe music directories that allow for podcasters to locate theme music or sound effects to enhance their podcast. This new industry understands the complexity of licensing professional music and the majority of these repositiories provide royalty free music clips for podcasters to use in their shows. Music and show sound effects give show a professional edge and really make it difficult for listeners to discern the difference between a hobby and a studio broadcast.

Where to Locate Podsafe Music



Tips to Make Your Podcast Standout

Tue, 27 Mar 2007 09:00:00 -0500

Podcasts are relatively inexpensive to create, as a result, and the quality in published podcasts is extremely diverse. Corporate podcasts can be very polished audio productions while hobbyist experimenting with podcasts may have dogs barking and children's screaming in the background.

After all it is the content that matters right? Well no, not exactly remember when black and white televisions could "kind of" tune into stations it was just a hazy effect. How many continued to watch the grainy or flipping screen. Rarely was the show so riveting did it hold the interest of the viewer. Unless of course the content was forbidden to young eyes (as in the playboy channel).

Tips to Make Your Podcast Standout



Making Money for Podcasts

Tue, 20 Mar 2007 09:00:00 -0500

Podcasts started out as fun ways for ambitious garage DJs, independent musicians and talk show hosts, who had not ventured into radio broadcasting as a way to show their stuff and make a name for themselves. What started as a hobby for many, has turned into a lucrative profession for some.

Making Money for Podcasts



Podcasting Do's and Don'ts

Wed, 7 Mar 2007 09:00:00 -0500

Consider following these simple podcasting tips to get the most from your podcast and make it stand out from other podcasts in the crowd.

DO
1. Make it Professional
Regardless of whether you are podcasting from your garage or a corporate boardroom there is no reason that your podcast cannot have a professional sound and feel. Use software to edit the audio file and filter background noise. Listeners will not tolerate poor audio quality. With the wide range of relatively inexpensive software and hardware available there is no reason you can not provide good quality audio podcast.

2.Transcribe
Provide listeners a transcript or detailed show notes in the description of the podcast feed. This will help prospective listeners locate your podcast using ... If you do not wish to transcribe the entire podcast be sure to provide detailed show notes and links to products mentioned in the podcast.

Podcasting Do's and Don'ts



Podcast Audio Recording Tips

Tue, 27 Feb 2007 09:00:00 -0500

Before you begin podcasting develop a plan and a format for your show. Determine the focus of your podcast and what types of guests you would like to interview. Time spent planning your show will contribute to it's success.

Location, Location, Location
When you are producing a podcast on a regular basis it is important that you select an appropriate location for the recording to take place. The location should be free of external distractions and relatively quiet. It is easiest if you use the same location each time, that way the equipment can remain in place and will not require moving or setup each time you produce a show.

Audio Recording Tips



Podcasting Quiz

Tue, 6 Feb 2007 09:00:00 -0500

How much do you know about podcasting? Take the podcast quiz and test your knowledge.

Podcasting Quiz



10 Tips for Podcasting

Tue, 20 Jun 2006 09:00:00 -0400

As podcasts increase in popularity, listeners have more choices. So while you might be ahead of the competition, you should still be thinking about ways that you can make your podcast unique and stand out from similarly themed podcasts.

10 Tips for Podcasting



Podcasting for Faith

Mon, 12 Jun 2006 09:00:00 -0400

The Internet has made spreading faith significantly easier. In the past, community residents were limited to the churches, temples and houses of worships that were available within driving distances. Coordinating schedules with sermons could be challenging for busy families.

Podcasting for Faith



Fair Use and Podcasting

Tue, 16 May 2006 09:00:00 -0400

Keep in mind that fair use is based on the belief that the general public and media are entitled to freely use portions of copyrighted materials.

Fair Use and Podcasting



Podcast Promotion

Tue, 2 May 2006 09:00:00 -0400

Podcasting is a great new medium, but creating a podcast is only half of the work. Promoting a podcast is equally critical to it's success.

Podcast Promotion



Monetizing Podcasts

Fri, 20 Jan 2006 09:00:00 -0400

With the growing popularity of podcasting, publishers and marketers around the world are asking themselves how to monetize this content channel and make delivering audio content via RSS profitable.

Monetizing Podcasts



Instant Podcasts

Tue, 25 Oct 2005 09:00:00 -0400

Many businesses today sight increased communication as a common goal. Cost conscious businesses with tight budges are often interested in minimizing work loads and cost, while increasing communication.

By presenting the same information in different ways and formats, businesses are able to increase the reach and communication, while remaining cost conscious.

Businesses quickly found that power point presentations could be converted into technical articles, or forum posts could be ported to become a basis for a list of frequently asked questions. Along a similar vein webmasters have located a new advent in repurposed content is re-using text articles by converting them into audio podcasts.

Complete Article - Instant Podcasts



Pocasting 101

Mon, 15 Aug 2005 10:00:00 -0400

Everywhere you turn online these days you hear the word "podcast" or "podcasting." No, it's not some broadcasting method used by Martians, even though it might sound like it. A Podcast is just an audio file that is syndicated via an RSS feed, that you download and listen to with your computer or a portable device such as an iPod.

What makes it different from an ordinary RSS feed is the audio component included in the "enclosure field." Think of it as a feed that talks to you.

Podcasting 101



Replacing the Battery on the Apple iPod

Sat, 7 May 2005 15:35:55 -0400

Apple ipod is a great mp3 player, but it's the battery that leaves the consumers a little concerned. The battery is in a closed compartment and not end-user serviceable. Other mp3 devices in the market have a more accessible battery compartment, so if the battery runs out during a long trip, it can be replaced easily. You can open the ipod battery compartment by using a screwdriver but that will render your warranty null and void. But this method doesn't allow you to replace the battery during long trips. You can adopt this method to change the battery of an aging iPod. For those who want an extended life for their player, they can shell out $100 to get the battery replaced from the Apple factory, which may take a considerable time.

Complete Article - Replacing iPod Batteries



Podcasting Tools and Resources

Tue, 26 Apr 2005 10:00:00 -0400

Using podcasting tools broadcasters, publishers and webmasters can increase their audience and reach.

Podcasting is increasing in popularity and, realizing that many are interested in providing audio content in a podcast, we have assembled a collection of tools that make creation, promotion and listening to podcasts a little easier.

1.) Podcasting Tools - RSS feeds automatically bring updated information straight to your desktop. You can monitor or promote news, job listings, personals, and classifieds using RSS. The following tools assist webmasters in using RSS to maximize their time:

Complete Article - Podcasting Tools



Innovative RSS Uses

Thu, 10 Mar 2005 10:00:00 -0400

RSS 2.0 is quickly becoming the definitive RSS standard, all because of its support for the enclosure tag. The enclosure tag is an optional field in the RSS 2.0 specification that allows the feed publisher to include a link to a file. The file can be just about anything. Businesses have seized the opportunity, including tutorials, streaming audio lectures, PDF proposals, Power Point™ presentations, podcasts of sales meetings, and advertising portfolios among other traditional uses for RSS.

Complete Article - Innovative RSS



How Podcasting Works

Wed, 2 Mar 2005 15:50:43 -0400

It has been said that in October of 2004 a Google search returned less than 6,000 results for the term "podcasting". Today, a similar search yields more than 857,000 results. Like the blogging phenomenon, podcasting has come out of nowhere and attracted an enthusiastic following.



How Podcasting Is Used

Mon, 28 Feb 2005 15:50:15 -0400

Although podcasting is new, it is well on its way to becoming a mainstream communication medium. Podcasting, simply put, is audio files that are delivered via RSS. Many people believe that podcasting is solely for the distribution of music files, but really, nothing could be further from the truth.



What is Podcasting?

Fri, 25 Feb 2005 15:48:50 -0400

Podcasting is quickly becoming a buzz word among the techie crowd. So what is podcasting, anyway? Podcasting is online audio content that is delivered via an RSS feed. Many people liken podcasting to radio on demand.



Fed Up With FM

Thu, 24 Feb 2005 15:47:20 -0400

If you are fed up with listening to your local FM station and the mass of inane adverts that punctuate each show.