resource for podcasting podcasting tools
podcasting

How to Podcast
What is Podcasting?
Podcasting Software
History of Podcasting
Podcasting Articles
Podcasting Uses
Submit Podcasts
Display Podcasts
Podcast Validators
Podcast Graphics
Podcast FAQ
Podcast Directory
Podcasting Forums
Podcast Feeds
Syndicate Podcasts
Podcast Sites
Podcasting Blog
Tradeshows
Podcasting Wikis
Podcasting Directories




A Podcasting Blog from Podcasting Tools - Daily Podcasting News and Information for Podcasters and Listeners.

Daily Podcasting Blog and news related to podcasting, RSS, podcast news and aggregation. Information related to podcasts are added on a daily business and cover the gamut, from new podcast product announcements, podcast directories, marketing for podcasters and much, much more.

04/24/2014 Why You Should Podcast
It is now easier than ever to listen and subscribe to a podcast using your smartphone.

A few years ago, we relied on our computers and regularly syncing new episodes to our MP3 players. Listening to podcasts was a bit of a hassle, but now it is a simple click of a button on your phone. This ease is increasing listeners quickly.

complete article
04/23/2014 Capturing Podcast Audio
Once you have decided on a format and focus for your podcast, it is time to get down to some nitty-gritty: Figuring out how you’re going to capture the audio. That means choosing a microphone and recording software incidentally we recommend RecordForAll. It means figuring out a recording workflow.

complete article
04/22/2014 UK Podcasters Summer Conference 2014
The London meetup of UK Podcasters was such a success and has left everyone wanting more. That is why we are organising a full one day conference for summer 2014 to spread the podcasting word far and wide in the UK and Europe.

complete article
04/21/2014 Social Media Marketing Takeaways
Last week I had the awesome opportunity to attend Social Media Marketing World put on by Social Media Examiner. If you ever have thought about going or have the opportunity to go, I HIGHLY recommend it. I have to say that it’s the best, most organized conference that I have ever attended!

If you want to know whats what in the world of social media this is the place to be. With 125 industry pros speaking there was a boatload of great content flying around! So here’s my top 10 from SWWM14.

complete article
04/18/2014 Podcasting Is Trending With Social Media Marketers
Podcasters have known for years that podcasting is a great way to share your story and get your message out to a wider audience. And now it looks like the power of podcastings appeal is starting to catch on with social media marketers.

complete article
04/17/2014 10 Podcasting Projects Every Teacher Should Try
Now that teachers have easy access to tools like Garage Band and iPods that make recording a breeze, podcasting is quickly becoming the latest creative mode of learning and presenting in schools.  Here are ten ideas to try in your classroom today.

complete article
04/16/2014 Podcasting For Your Business
The first thing many people ask when considering whether they should put a podcast together for their business is whether they have the right equipment – will the microphone on their laptop be OK, and of course will they be able to market the podcast to the right audience?

complete article
04/15/2014 Reputation Management for Creating Great Podcast Content
If you are a blogger or podcaster, you have already taken an important step forward; blogs and podcasts are two of the most useful tools for establishing your online reputation. However, what you say about yourself is not nearly as important as what other people say about you. Any amazing content you create can be quickly overshadowed by negative reviews on Yelp, less-than-complimentary blog posts, and social messages recommending your competitors over you.

complete article
04/14/2014 Podcast RSS Feed Survey Results
Very interesting survey done of podcasters, and their feelings on hosting their RSS feeds.

complete article
04/11/2014 Making Money On Your Podcasting
For many, creating a podcast is something that's done solely out of passion. But even among those who do it strictly for the love of podcasting, after awhile, once you have built up an audience, there comes a time when you think to yourself, I can not keep doing this for free.

complete article
04/10/2014 10 Great Podcasting Apps
It is a competitive, dog-eat-dog world out there and, with Google products, very much about survival of the fittest. The search giant has often been quick to put a failing service out to pasture, even ones they put a great deal of effort into promoting; Google Buzz and Google Wave are both recent examples. In a recent cull, the Google Listen app has now cast its very last pod.

complete article
04/09/2014 Next Podcasting Marketing Strategy
How can podcasting help grow a business?

It all really comes down to how your can retain the attention of your target audience. In an ideal world, podcasts are able to create brand fanatics. A podcast is a simple way of placing ideas and expertise that will help establish a brand as an authority.The more time you can get your audience to spend with your content, the more authority you’ll have as a content marketer.

complete article
04/08/2014 Podcasting Toolbox
Podcasting may not have lived up to the early hype, but with iPods and other MP3 players still selling like crazy, the potential audience for these audio shows is huge

complete article
04/07/2014 Podcasting Giving Women a New Voice
Technology allows us to communicate in practically limitless ways, but a lot of women in business find it challenging to get their name out into the world when they first get started. If you are growing a business with limited resources, marketing can be an even bigger challenge.

complete article
04/04/2014 Merced College Students Use Podcasts
It is hard to believe, but your customers  whoever they may be are getting tired of engaging with the same content over and over. They want options, and as a savvy business owner, you want to give them those options. But are podcasts really the way to go? Who responds to podcasts and why?

Truth be told, podcasts can add a unique element to your content marketing strategy.

complete article
04/02/2014 How Podcasting Can Help Your Content Marketing Strategy
It is hard to believe, but your customers – whoever they may be – are getting tired of engaging with the same content over and over. They want options, and as a savvy business owner, you want to give them those options. But are podcasts really the way to go? Who responds to podcasts and why?

Truth be told, podcasts can add a unique element to your content marketing strategy.

complete article
03/31/2014 How To Grow Your Blog Effectively Via Podcasting
Simply put, growing a blog these days is pretty damn difficult unless you embrace other mediums and effectively cross-promote your blog.

complete article
03/24/2014 Podcasting Workflow
How do you podcast from nothing to a finished, publicized episode? Here are six main steps with key implementations to make a podcasting workflow like the professionals!

complete article
03/20/2014 Podcasting Check List
Before you press record, make sure you’ve checked these 20 things to ensure a quality podcast.

complete article
03/19/2014 3 Rules for Marketing with Podcasts
Do not sell yourself short. Aim high and convince the most successful podcasters that it is in their best interest to interview you. Success breeds success, and yours may only be a podcast away.

complete article
03/18/2014 What Everybody Ought to Know About Podcasting
Podcasting is becoming more and more popular, but some people have yet to hear about it or know much about it. This post is a basic introduction to what podcasting is, and why you should consider listening to podcasts.

complete article
03/17/2014 Grow Business Podcasting
Podcasting can certainly help your online business to grow by leaps and bounds. When you upload podcasts on your website and blogs, you attract greater number of visitors that ultimately get translated into massive audiences. Quite a few people admit that they are more interested in connecting with online businesses having podcasts.

These kinds of people seldom read the content of websites and blogs. Most content marketers would vouch for the fact that podcasting indeed drives sales. Most content marketers write blog posts with the intention of converting them into a podcast that can generate massive viewing.

complete article
03/14/2014 Control Your Podcast Feed!
Your unique podcast feed is Intellectual Property. By keeping that under your own Web domain it remains under your ownership. If you give this URL to a third party service, you give that control to that service. If that service were to shut own, have an outage or decide to manipulate your feed beyond your expectations, you are stuck. Here is a list of the many reasons giving control of your feed can lead to problems.

complete article
03/13/2014 Podcasting in the Classroom
Creating a podcast allows students to develop several important skills such as researching, writing, speaking effectively, solving problems, managing time, grabbing attention and improving their vocabulary. They also can be used effectively by children who struggle with writing as an alternative method of communication.

complete article
03/12/2014 Podcast Marketing Strategy
It all really comes down to how your can retain the attention of your target audience. In an ideal world, podcasts are able to create brand fanatics. A podcast is a simple way of placing ideas and expertise that will help establish a brand as an authority.The more time you can get your audience to spend with your content, the more authority you will have as a content marketer.

complete article
03/11/2014 Podcasting 101
There are many tools available to help us to build our businesses. But which one to select and then actually starting to use it can be daunting experiences.

complete article
03/10/2014 Beginner Podcasting Tips
Do not wait, record
Do not be a perfectionist
Do not be afraid to experiment
Set a schedule and try to keep to it
Do not worry too much about your audience figures
Do not worry too much about your initial setup
Have fun and get involved!

complete article
02/28/2014 Podcasting Success Stories
When it comes to podcasts often defined as on-demand audio content the only limitation is imagination. With relatively low barriers to entry in terms of cost and often production, the podcast is an incubator for creativity and a means of broadening the reach of your audience, or finding one for something new.

complete article
02/25/2014 Podcasting for Small Business
Have you ever thought about adding podcasting to your marketing mix?  Fast becoming a content marketing buzzword, what is podcasting and how could it help your small business stand out from the crowd?

complete article
02/21/2014 Audio Recording Software
RecordForAll allows for you to easily record, and edit audio files.
02/20/2014 Making Money with Podcasts
It used to be if you were a podcaster, you would have to get five to ten thousand downloads per episode before you could make a little beer money for your show.

After all, that’s the typical audience size many advertisers want as an entry point to advertise on a podcast, and even then, those podcasters with that big an audience often find it hard to make a living on ads alone.

Now, however, there may be hope for those looking beyond becoming a GoToMeeting pitchman.

complete article
02/19/2014 Podcasting Kit Guide
The right podcast equipment makes all the difference to your podcasting efforts. Let me guide you through the maze of mics, mixers, recorders and software.

complete article
02/18/2014 Conquering Podcasting Fears
Are you still trying to get over your nerves about recording your first podcast? We have all been there… Here are the secrets to overcoming those fears.

complete article
02/17/2014 Podcasting Documentary on Kickstarter
The question is, why?  Why do we need a documentary about podcasting, and if I’m already listening to podcasts, why would I need to see them in a movie?

complete article
02/14/2014 Crowd Sourcing and Social Media
It seems that our society is growing ever more dependent on social media; more and more people are joining social networking giants such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and more such websites and applications are springing up to meet the rising demand for them.

Crowd Sourcing and Social Media
02/13/2014 Podcasting for Ecommerce Website
Originally, the study found podcasting awareness had remained rather flat for several years, dating back to about 2006 when the percentage of those surveyed who said they were familiar with the term podcasting sat at only 22%.

complete aricle
02/11/2014 Could Podcasting Be the Next Thing in Education
Podcast was intended to entertain and recreate users during its early stage. However, over the years, its use has extended beyond what it was planned for. It is nowadays used for K-12 education, news, business as well as for marketing products and services.

complete article
02/07/2014 Podcasting IS an Art
A podcast is an audio program that is made available digitally. In this project, students will develop an audio tour for a classroom museum by writing and recording podcasts that tell a story about a work of art. Writing and recording a podcast can help students become better writers because, unlike more traditional projects, they can hear the flow of their words and ideas.

complete article
02/06/2014 Enhance Your Content Marketing Strategy?
Why podcast now?

Podcasting is easy now. Really easy. You do not need a fancy studio or even high-end gear. With the advancement of technology, you probably have a respectable studio right in your office. I should not need to tell you about all the functionality of your smartphone and laptop. Trust me, it is very capable of developing a respectable podcast.

complete article
02/05/2014 Storytelling for the 21st Century – Pros, Cons, Examples and Best Practices
The human voice can convey much more meaning through tone and inflection than the printed word ever can. It is why millions of Americans sat, fixated, during the Golden Age of Radio – listening to everything from adventure, comedy and drama to classical music concerts, news and farm reports.

complete article
02/04/2014 How Podcasting is Better than Blogging
Now before any of you bloggers get too riled up, let me assure you that I plan to also write a post on why blogging is better than podcasting, but I hope that fact won’t keep you from reading and considering ways in which podcasting is better than blogging.

complete article
02/03/2014 Podcasting Patent Fight Continues
Personal Audio LLC is a patent-holding company that became famous or infamous, depending on ones point of view by claiming that it owns things like playlists and podcasts. Its wild claims led the Electronic Frontier Foundation to raise more than $76,000 from donors to fight the patent.

In October, EFF filed a petition for whats called inter partes review in the patent office, seeking to overturn the patent.

Now, EFF has been subpoenaed by Personal Audio, asking for a ton of information about EFFs work against the holding companys claims—including a full list of the more than 1,000 donors who gave in this fundraising campaign.

complete article
01/31/2014 Internet of Insecure Things
The race for the connected home has been on for sometime now, and with each passing month, it seems a new arsenal of gadgets pops up. Recently, issues surrounding the security of those internet-enabled devices have come to light -- including the ability to hack those units to shoot out a crop of spam emails. As Bruce Schneier writes, locking down that new washer or smart fridge is a lot easier said than done thanks to the lack of patching options for the exploited vulnerabilities.

complete article
01/29/2014 6 Considerations of Podcasts
Podcasting is a very fast growing trend on the Internet. Podcasting is beneficial to webmasters because it is a new traffic generation technique. Podcasting will provide webmasters with exposure to a very affluent audience. As a result Podcasting will drive more traffic to a website site.

Podcasting is a new trend that shows no sign of slowing down. However as the trend becomes a means for effective advertising, the competition for listeners will become tougher.

complete article
01/27/2014 Radio Needs to Embrace Podcasting
Podcasting now boasts 100 million downloads-a-month but is only generating revenue of $34 million dollars annually. Pattiz was asked about the disconnect between consumer interest and profit.

complete article
01/06/2014 4 Podcasting Predictions
And I suspect I will not be the only one. As the podcast listenership grows with the rising tide of continued smartphone growth, better podcast apps and the explosion in great content, dedicated podcast fans like myself will only become bigger consumers of the medium.

complete article
01/02/2014 100 Uses of RSS Feeds
The use of RSS feeds goes far beyond Podcasts.

Many equate RSS with blogs and little else. However, we have found that RSS is multi-faceted and has a scope far beyond blogs. Take a look at these 100 ways that RSS is being used in real world situations:

100 Uses of RSS Feeds
12/31/2013 Podcasting Attracting More
Apples announcement last month that its customers had subscribed to more than a billion podcasts in the eight years since the mediums iTunes debut may have taken some by surprise. After all, since the debut of podcasting, seemingly more revolutionary technologies like Twitter and tablet computers, not to mention the ubiquity of online videos, have captured the public and the media’s imagination while podcasts (named after the increasingly obsolete iPod) seem very 2005. Meanwhile, in recent years, some news organizations like the New York Times have largely abandoned the medium as financially inefficient.

But while podcasting is no longer exactly cutting edge, the numbers show the medium has grown increasingly popular among consumers. According to the market intelligence firm Edison Research, the percentage of Americans 12 and older who have listened to a podcast has steadily increased from 10% in 2006 to 26% today, while one in six Americans has listened to a podcast within the past six months.

complete article
12/30/2013 Make Podcasts Sticky
Sticky ideas are ones that we can plainly understand, clearly remember, and easily retell. When teachers and students make educational podcasts, whether audio or video, we want them to be sticky. I created the infographic below that that applies the principles outlined in Made To Stick to podcasting for teaching and learning.

complete article
12/26/2013 New YouTube Content ID System
YouTubes Content ID program scans videos for copyrighted content – music, graphics and the like – and gives the copyright holder the option to monetize, block or track these videos. YouTube recently revamped Content ID, and some Lets Play personalities have received claims, mostly targeting the music in their videos. When a copyright holder monetizes or blocks flagged content, the Lets Player can not monetize that video anymore.

complete article

current blog

2014
march archive
january & february archive

2013
december archive
november archive
october archive
september archive
august archive
july archive
june archive
may archive
april archive
march archive
february archive
january archive

2012
december archive
november archive
october archive
september archive
august archive
july archive
june archive
may archive
april archive
march archive
february archive
january archive

2011
december archive
november archive
october archive
september archive
august archive
july archive
june archive
may archive
april archive
march archive
february archive
january archive

2010
december archive
november archive
october archive
september archive
august archive
july archive
june archive
may archive
april archive
march archive
february archive
january archive

2009
december archive
november archive
october archive
september archive
august archive
july archive
june archive
may archive
april archive
march archive
february archive
january archive

2008
december archive
november archive
october archive
september archive
august archive
july archive
may - june archive
april archive
march archive
february archive
january archive

2007
december archive
november archive
october archive
september archive
august archive
july archive
june archive
may archive
april archive
march archive
february archive
january archive

2006
december archive
november archive
october archive
september archive
august archive
july archive
june archive
may archive
april archive
march archive
february archive
january archive

2005
december archive
november archive
october archive
september archive
august archive
july archive
june archive
may archive
april archive

Blog about podcasting.
Blog about podcasting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

create podcasts FeedForAll
create, edit, and publish podcast feeds.

audio recording software RecordForAll
audio recording and editing software

Podcast Icons
free podcast icon generator; customize graphics for podcasts

podcasting tools