Archive for 'Podcasting News'

TiVo Finally Adds Video Podcast Subscriptions!

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

After having missed the boat for the last 4 years, TiVo has finally integrated one of the most interesting features to their devices in years… subscribing to any video podcast! While they were one of the early adopters in podcasting with a library of pre-selected audio/video shows from top providers such as Mevio and Revision […]

Early Social Media Company SplashCast Calls it Quits

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

One of the earlier players in new media/social media, SplashCast, has officially thrown in the towel and called it quits. The Portland, Oregon based start-up CEO Mike Berkley had the following to say in the official closing blog post, “…over the last few months the company has had to make difficult decisions relating to allocation […]

Midwest Teen Sex Show Picked Up By Comedy Central!

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

If you are not familiar with the Midwest Teen Sex Show, you are missing out on a real (sexual education) treat. This video show is a comedic sketch show that has its own unique way of telling the world about popular sex-related topics such as: condoms, intercourse and the influence that the internet (and Saved […]

Did I Forget to Mention – Podcast Alley is on Twitter

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

I may have forgot to mention to all of you, but Podcast Alley is indeed on Twitter. You can find me at @podcastnews on twitter (a squatter has the real podcast alley name, so this one will have to do for now). You may be asking, what the heck is twitter? There new tag line […]

Podclass Helps Podcasters Teach Their Audience

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Podclass is a free online network for video podcast producers who are in the educational space. And by educational I’m not talking about schools… I am talking about anyone who has something to teach. Want tips on how to stay healthy? They have teachers for that. What to learn how to cook? They can teach […]

Recording Podcasts on iPhone – From AudioBoo!

Friday, July 24th, 2009

What, you aren’t AudioBoo-ing yet? You are SOOOO behind the times :)  Okay, not really, but AudioBoo is a pretty cool little service. What is It: AudioBoo is an iPhone application for recording and sharing up to 3 minute audio clips with the world. You record directly from the iPhone app and it instantly uploads […]

Top 10 Podcasts for May 2009 – Tech Podcasts Edition

Friday, June 12th, 2009

It is kind of interesting to watch what podcasts come and go, and what shows become popular over the years. With that in mind, I wanted to start tracking and promoting some of the top shows in specific categories in the Podcast Alley directory. For this first round I give you the Top 10 podcasts […]

How to Subscribe to Podcasts in iTunes (slideshow)

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

I was recently reading a blog post on the CNET website titled Getting started with podcasts in iTunes and found one of the remarks by the author quite interesting. He said, “…podcast nerds like myself don’t do enough evangelism around podcasts…”and it really got me thinking. What have I done lately to promote podcasting to […]

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 […]