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Introduction To Podcasting

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A brief introduction to podcasting, podcast RSS feeds, hosting and delivering your audio podcast online.

A brief introduction to podcasting, podcast RSS feeds, hosting and delivering your audio podcast online.

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  • 1. Introduction To Podcasting An introduction to Podcasting Artlinks Podcasting Day – Monday March 1st, 2010 Visit LovePodcasting.com after the course
  • 2. Objectives
    • What is a podcast?
    • 3. How do they work?
    • 4. What can they do for you?
    • 5. Creating and releasing a podcast.
    • 6. Promoting your podcast.
  • 7. What Is A Podcast?
    • Wikipedia defines a podcast as “a series of digital media files (either audio or video) that are released episodically and downloaded through web syndication.”
    • 8. Podcast (term) derived from combination of iPod + Broadcast
  • 9. Important Ingredients
    • Your podcast – audio or video
    • 10. Your website – own site, or podcast host
    • 11. Your RSS feed – for syndication. This contains details on where users can find your podcast and subscribe for latest episodes.
  • 12. How Do They Work?
    • Prepare your podcast file (MP3 audio or video)
    • 13. Upload to podcast site
    • 14. User subscribes to your Podcast RSS feed
    • 15. User downloads latest version of podcast via site or iTunes to listen anywhere they like.
  • 16. Benefits Of Podcasting
    • Podcasts can be provided free to download
    • 17. Not restricted to any kind of schedule
    • 18. Your programme content, your way
    • 19. Access anytime, anywhere
    • 20. Great promotional / educational tool
  • 21. What You Will Need To Podcast
    • Show material – original material, audio from an event, video interview etc.
    • 22. Computer, microphone or video camera
    • 23. Finished audio or video file
    • 24. Somewhere to host your podcast (delivery)
  • 25. Podcast Delivery
    • Delivering your podcast
      • You upload & publish your podcast file
      • 26. Your RSS feed gets updated
      • 27. Listener (subscriber) automatically gets the latest episode of your podcast.
  • 28. Your Podcast File
    • Audio or video format
    • 29. The greater the quality, the larger the file
    • 30. The longer the podcast, the larger the file
    • 31. Typically, 20 minutes spoken-word audio = 20mb in 128k MP3 format (basic CD quality)
    • 32. MP3 created from ProTools / Audacity etc.
  • 33. Podcast RSS Feed
    • RSS = Really Simple Syndication
    • 34. XML format document (i.e. Contains certain tags and instructions on your podcast).
    • 35. e.g. Show name, author, episode number, date, where your audio or video file is stored.
    • 36. Most hosts generate this for you.
  • 37. Podcast RSS Feed
    • Wordpress one of the best platforms you can use for audio podcasting.
    • 38. Tools like PodPress, Blubrry PowerPress can be added to Wordpress to distribute your podcast. These are used by Kilkenny Arts Festival, Playlist Mix, Devious Theatre, Kilkenny Music and thousands more...
  • 39. Hosting Your Podcasting
    • Podbean.com
      • Basic account is free
      • 40. Advanced account $4.95 per month
      • 41. Organises your iTunes listing and RSS feeds
      • 42. Basic account is limited to 100mb (approx 5 x 20 minute podcasts, audio only)
      • 43. Mixed reviews on availability and downtime
      • 44. Limited podcast stats, no scheduling
  • 45. Hosting Your Podcast
    • LibSyn.com
      • Liberated Syndication
      • 46. Demo account available: Username sandbox, password sandbox
      • 47. Starts at $5 per month
      • 48. Space available 50mb per month
      • 49. Good for entry level users
      • 50. No statistics at beginner level.
  • 51. Hosting Your Podcast
    • Self host with Wordpress
      • Must have web space available to you e.g. Blacknight hosting from €50 per year
      • 52. Install Wordpress (Free)
      • 53. Install PodPress (Free)
      • 54. 10gb disk space, 100gb bandwidth per month
      • 55. Allows full control over your podcasts
      • 56. Allows full statistics
      • 57. Takes time to set up, worth your investment.
  • 58. Submit To iTunes
    • Most popular podcast aggregator
    • 59. You must have your RSS feed URL e.g. lovepodcast.com/?feed=podcast
    • 60. Must have iTunes installed on computer
    • 61. Visit http://short.ie/itunespodcast
  • 62. Submit To iTunes
    • Unauthorized copyrighted material, erotica, illegal solicitations, and hate speech are prohibited in the iTunes Store.
    • 63. Podcasts with no episodes will be removed. Podcasts with no recent episodes can remain in iTunes but may disappear from some areas.
    • 64. Itunes won't list private podcasts
  • 65. Promote Your Podcast
    • Podshow (Podshow.com / Mevio.com)
    • 66. Podcast Alley (PodcastAlley.com)
    • 67. Podcast Pickle (PodcastPickle.com)