What is a podcast?<br /><ul><li>Podcasting is a way to post and distribute media online for others to listen to.
A podcast is a regularly-produced series of posts: like radio broadcasts, episodes in a television series, or entries in a personal journal.
Podcasts are inexpensive and many amateur and even professionals produce podcasts regularly.
You can download podcasts on anything from popular food recopies to technology instructions.</li></li></ul><li>Since When??<br />The term podcasting was coined in 2004<br />Came from combining the words ipod and broadcasting<br />
How do I make a podcast?!<br />Things you will need!!!<br />Microphone<br />Recording and editing software (audacity)<br />A way to publish your podcast<br />A good place to start is on ourmedia.org because for now it is free and doesn’t limit your file<br />
PUBLISHING<br />“At the most basic level you need enough storage space to host the podcast audio file, enough bandwidth to support the subscribers to your podcast, and an RSS 2.0 feed for people to subscribe to. Hosting options become complicated when you reach a large audience of subscribers. Most of the cheap Web hosting services aren't designed to handle transfer of large files.”<br />
Publishing Cont.<br />RSS- (most commonly expanded as "Really Simple Syndication" but sometimes "Rich Site Summary") is a family of web feed formats used to publish<br />Bandwidth- a data transmission rate; the maximum amount of information (bits/second) that can be transmitted along a channel<br />Places to publish FREE!<br />Podbean.com <br />Itunes<br />Podcastalley.com<br />http://www.npr.org/rss/podcast/podcast_directory.php<br />
ADS During Podcasts<br /><ul><li>“Research company eMarketer projects advertisers spent $80-million on podcasting advertising in 2006. By 2010, that number is expected to reach $300 million.”- About.com
Usually about 15 seconds either at the beginning, middle, or end of the podcast
Many podcasts are free so by putting an ad or two in the podcasts the podcasters can make a little money</li></li></ul><li>Popularity<br />Itunes<br /> 1.This American Life – Chicago Public Radio<br /> 2.The Film Vault –ACE broadcasting<br /> 3.TED Talks (video)- TED<br /> 4.Wait Wait don’t tell me! Podcast- National Public Radio<br /> 5. Stuff you should know- HowStuffWorks.com<br />Podcast Alley<br /> 1.Double Feature<br /> 2.The Bad Melons Comedy Talk<br /> 3.Keith and the Girl<br /> 4.The Super Secret Backstage Show<br /> 5.The Best of the Left Podcast<br />