Podcast Hosting

WordPress Wants You To Be A Podcaster

Jan 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Internet TV, Podcast Distribution, Podcast Hosting, Podcasting Services, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg has announced that WordPress.com, a free blog hosting service, has updated the amount of space it allocates to each user to 3 gigabytes: Much of the work we do at Automattic is behind the scenes, infrastructure you‚Äôll (hopefully) never notice or see, but we‚Äôre always thinking about how the improvements we […]



Wizzard VP Talks About What A Billion Downloads Means

Jan 10th, 2008 | By | Category: Making Money with Podcasts, Podcast Distribution, Podcast Hosting, Podcasting Networks

Today’s big podcasting news is that Wizzard Media announced their download totals for 2007, an amazing one billion podcast files downloaded. To put that large number into some context, we talked with Rob Walch, Wizzard’s Vice President of Podcaster Relations (and creator/host of the popular Podcast411). First off, congratulations – this is pretty stunning news. […]



Wizzard Media Serves Up 1 Billion Podcasts in 2007

Jan 10th, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcast Distribution, Podcast Hosting, Podcasting Services, Podcasting Statistics, Video Podcasts

ReadWriteWeb’s Marshall Kirkpatrick reports that Wizzard Media, the owners of the Libsyn, Switchpod and Blast Podcast networks, will announce tomorrow that it passed the 1 billion download mark in 2007. It’s an impressive number, one that’s sure to generate a lot of buzz for both Wizzard and podcasting. It’s been an interesting ride for Wizzard. […]



Improv Everywhere

Nov 30th, 2007 | By | Category: How to Podcast, Internet TV, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcast Hosting, Strange, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

When we talked with Rocketboom’s Andrew Baron recently, he cited the idea of creating a spectacle as one of the ways to create great viral video. “Videos of spectacle translate on the net,” notes Baron, “An idea that is very original and unique, while extreme, can be videotaped and put up on YouTube to get […]



Wizzard Intros iPhone Podcast Directory & Receiver

Nov 18th, 2007 | By | Category: iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcast Hosting

Mega podcast host Wizzard Media has introduced a new iPhone podcast directory & receiver, iphone.wizzard.tv. The Wizzard Media Receiver for iPhone, above, offers a podcast directory, formatted for iPhone, that lets you browse, listen to or view podcasts. Here’s a walk-through of the new Web app from Wizzard’s Dave Mansueto:



Wizzard Shuffles Board To Satisfy American Stock Exchange

Oct 8th, 2007 | By | Category: General, Podcast Hosting, Podcasting Services

Heavyweight podcast hosting provider Wizzard Software has announced changes to the Company‚Äôs Board of Directors, as part of a bid to get listed on the American Stock Exchange. The Board accepted the resignations of Armen Geronian and Gordon Berry, effective October 3, 2007. Geronian and Berry resigned for the sole purpose of facilitating the creation […]



Go Daddy Announces Blogcasting Platform

Aug 20th, 2007 | By | Category: Podcast Hosting, Podcasting Services

Web hosting provider Go Daddy has introduced a new service, Quick Blogcast, that rolls its blogging and podcasting applications into one tool. ¬† “Quick Blogcast allows people to tell their own stories with audio, video, photos and text over the Internet,” said Warren Adelman, President and CEO of Go Daddy. “It‚Äôs a great way to […]



Podcast Network Provider Wizzard Nabs $7.5 M Investment

Jul 3rd, 2007 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcast Hosting, Podcasting Networks

The Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review reports that Wizzard Software Inc. “entered into an agreement with four institutional investors for $7.5 million in equity financing.” Wizzard has, in the past year, acquired three podcast-hosting networks, Switchpod, Blast Podcast and Liberated Syndication (Libsyn). This new batch of financing follows a $1.75 million investment announced last October. That earlier […]



Podcasting Company Announces Record Revenues, Credits “Rex”, The Talking Pill Bottle

Apr 2nd, 2007 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcast Hosting, Podcasting Services

Wizzard Software, a software company that specializes in speech-recognition technology and also a podcast service provider, today announced record revenues for 2006, thanks in part to (we’re not making this up!) “Rex” – the talking pill bottle. Wizzard recorded record revenues of $2,943,578, an increase of $1,249,503, or approximately 73%, from revenues of $1,694,075 in […]



Northern Voice Blogging Conference “Podcastededed” by Podcast Spot

Feb 26th, 2007 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Podcast Hosting, Podcasting Events

Northern Voice, the Canadian personal blogging conference, just wrapped up at the University of British Columbia over the weekend. For this third edition of the annual gathering, an estimated 300 participants met for one day of “MooseCamp“, a BarCamp- unconference- Open Space workshop, followed by Saturday’s more traditional conference offerings. The blogging conference was held […]