Archive for 'Podcasting News'

Who’s Listening to Podcasts?

Monday, January 9th, 2006

A published article (dated January 10…I thought today was January 9…weird) that shows a proposed graph of podcast adoption through 2010. What are you doing today to gain those listeners? “There is little argument – perhaps with the exception of VoIP – that podcasting was the breakout Internet phenomenon of 2005. It changed the listening […]

Using WordPress? Auto Enclosures for MP3′s

Monday, January 9th, 2006

Using WordPress For Podcasting Podcasting is seamlessly supported as of WordPress 1.5. Just link to an audio file in one of your posts and WordPress will automatically add the necessary enclosure tag to your RSS2 feed to make it useable as a podcast. Not sure if you are using WordPress 1.5 or not? Simply login […]

German court backs Apple against “Spod” : News.com

Monday, January 9th, 2006

An interesting Apple/Podcasting story… “A German court, at the request of Apple Computer, has temporarily barred a Stuttgart technology company from marketing its brand “Spod” for a cell phone podcasting service, according to the German company’s executives. Liquid Air Lab has been offering a service since late last year that provides broadband-capable mobile phone users […]

The death of the guidebook?

Monday, January 9th, 2006

I posted a story a while back about Virgin offering audio guides to people flying to certain cities. Here is an update to that story… “Is this the end for the guidebook? Publishers are reporting huge demand for their newly launched ‘podcasts’ – audio guides to foreign destinations which you download from the internet onto […]

Podcasting for eBay Sellers : AuctionBytes.com

Monday, January 9th, 2006

A novel idea, and a fabulous podcasting idea, for adding great details and personality to any ebay auction… “Another ‘shock and awe’ chapter in making my eBay auctions better has just started its beta phase. After discovering a great website for making audio files and RSS feeds, I am now offering audio descriptions of my […]

Creative tries to redefine Podcast : 37signals.com

Monday, January 9th, 2006

Does anyone else remember the early days of podcasting when the podcasting community tried to steer away from the ipod a bit by trying to say that the POD in PODcasting stood for ‘Portable On Demand’? Well, the folks at Creative are trying to do the same thing…and it seems that the bloggers at 37 […]

Apples iLife ’06 Podcast Support Page Leaked?!

Thursday, January 5th, 2006

According to the MacRumors.com website (and the active link) Apple is planning a release to iLife and Garageband that should make podcasting easier for some. Further rumors are circulating about larger .Mac accounts too. Who else is hearing rumors? “Here’s an example outline of how your show should flow: 1. Show intro monologue (who you […]

78% of podcast listeners are male | IT Facts from ZDNet.com

Thursday, January 5th, 2006

According to ZDNet’s Research – “78% of podcast listeners are male by ZDNet’s ZDNet Research — Taylor Nelson Sofres says that roughly a third of the Web users have heard of the term podcasting. Among that group, just 32% have actually listened to a podcast. Of those who have listened to podcasts, 78% were men.” […]

What to Expect in 2006

Thursday, January 5th, 2006

An interesting find today on the OnLamp.com website. They had their 2006 Technology predictions and the ones I found most interesting were their picks for #2 and #1 for the year…here they are: “2. Blogging will become passe (kind of) and the truly elite (733t?) will podcast. The Fortune 500 will enter the blogging world […]

Indiana Repertory Theatre Podcasts | IndyStar.com

Thursday, January 5th, 2006

When I think of how quickly podcasting has spread across the country I get a bit teary eyed. While here in San Francisco I saw 3 advertisements on TV for podcasts and podcasting on ONE DAY! While I was a bit surprised I knew it would happen soon considering that a lot of podcasting noise […]