Archive for May, 2009

How to Unwind After a Long Day – Podcast Style

Monday, May 18th, 2009

We all have ways that we like to relax after a hard day at work. Some of us like to dive into creative works, some of us play games and some of us just like to be entertained by TV shows or entertainment news. This week, we have something for everyone in the Podcast Alley […]

Mobile Podcast Listening App “Stitcher” Wins Webby for Peoples Voice 2009

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

The 13th Annual Webby Awards announced Stitcher as the winner of the 2009 People’s Voice Award in the mobile news category. Thousands of fans cast their votes in April to help Stitcher lock its victory over fellow mobile-news nominees The New York Times, NPR, BBC and The Associated Press. Stitcher, a free app, streams on-demand […]

YouTube Warns Independent Producers – “Back Off! That’s Our Advertising Money!”

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

One of the tricks many podcast producers use to build an audience is to deliver their shows through multiple outlets like YouTube, MetaCafe and Mevio. By allowing access to their shows in more places, there is an increased chance that  people will see their shows, like them, and find their way back to the producers […]

iStock Photo Now Offering Affordable Stock Audio Clips for Podcastsers

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

A lot of us get into podcasting to share our passion or expertise about a topic with the world, not to become masters of audio or video editing. But when you are a show producer creating content “for the love of it”, there is usually no other option but to do it all yourself. We […]

New Mevio Video Player – Embed it In Your Site!

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

After years of being one of the hardest to use and least feature-rich players on the internet, Mevio has finally upgraded their site and with that launched their brand new embeddable player! While the player is not as robust as some of the players out there (for some reason, many players out there try to […]

3 Words that Can Make Your Show Wildly Successful: A Podcasters Secret Weapon

Monday, May 11th, 2009

Blogging and Podcasting have a lot in common. The same things that make blogs entertaining, informational and that convince people to return time and again to read the stories are the same things that work for podcasters. To be honest, the early days of podcasting were essentially just people reading their blogs into a microphone! […]

Audio Books and Poetry Podcasts on Podcast Alley

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Authors find a voice in podcasting! This saying has been used repeatedly (most notably in a New York Times article) in the news when talking about how authors and poets are utilizing podcasting to grow their audience and distribute their written works. And its true, there are LOADS of authors creating new works of art […]

CDC Podcast Teaches You How to Protect Yourself Against Swine Flu (in English and Spanish)

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

The CDC as well as the Minnesota Department of Health have been actively researching and providing information to people around the world with information about the Swine Flu (or the H1N1 flu). Some of the methods published most recently are both a Q&A in text format as well as associated audio podcast with tips on […]