POD + BROADCAST
POD: P: Portable (you can listen to it or
transfer it to a portable A/V device) + O.D: on
demand (available at any time and any
CAST: Sent over the Internet in specific
computer programs and websites.
Digital media files (Audio/Video) Available by
download or web syndication (form of
syndication in which the website content is
available to other sites).
It’s like a FASTER radio or TV program to
which person can subscribe and receive
episodes automatically for FREE.
A podcast generally refers to a whole series
or playlist, not to a single particular podcast.
Homemade videos Politics Religion
Radio shows Art Health
Short films Music Food
Advertisements Entertainment Business
Cartoons Books Government
Commercial and non- Science Society
TV & Movies Education
Generally you must be a member of the website you’re
browsing, and then simply click download and save on your
You can automatically add to your media player (i.e. ITunes)
by clicking that option on the advanced options menu.
Once you have downloaded and saved the podcast, you will
be able to see it in your computer and even sync it to your
IPod or phone.
Create audio recording, video, or even a text document. Supported file
formats include .m4a, .mp3, .mov, .mp4, .m4v, and .pdf.
Post your episode file(s) on a server with a publicly accessible URL.
Create an RSS feed (an XML file) that:
* conforms to the RSS 2.0 specification
* includes the recommended iTunes RSS tags,
* contains pointers to your episode.
Posting the RSS file on a server.
Submit the URL for your RSS feed to iTunes.
Connection to the Internet
A microphone and webcam or digital camera
An audio editing software
Share news or insights, give online tours of your
store, comment on relevant or irrelevant issues,
give reports, communicate whatever you want to
say to the world.
Create your own playlist, subscribe to your
favorite podcasts, rate, tag and share your
podcasts, add them to your media player or
phone, join a community, create a widget (mini
website that you can add to your own website or