Posts Tagged ‘ podcast ’

Twitter Founder: “We didn’t like podcasting”

Apr 25th, 2011 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

Twitter Co-founder Biz Stone has some interesting comments about his earlier podcasting company, Odeo, podcasting and how it led to the creation of Twitter, in this month’s Wired. Odeo was a startup that offered podcast directory and search services. Though well-funded, it was effectively dead shortly after launching, because Apple added podcasting support in iTunes. […]

SoundCloud Introduces RSS For Podcasts

Jan 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcast Distribution

Audio platform SoundCloud has announced a beta podcast release program. SoundCloud has built a large and growing fan base over the past year with its capability to create and upload audio files, and then promote and share users’ sound creations across the web. A number of apps are available for creating and sharing SoundCloud files across […]

Podcast Consumption Holds Steady in 2010

Dec 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Podcasting, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics

Edison Research has made available this year’s edition of The Current State of Podcasting, a study of American podcast consumers’ attitudes and behaviors. The 2010 report is Edison’s fifth annual study and was unveiled earlier this fall at Blogworld in Las Vegas, and combined information from the Edison Research/Arbitron Internet & Multimedia series, along with […]

The Canadian National Day of Podcasting Is December 1st

Nov 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting

The first Canadian National Day of Podcasting Is December 1st, notes Canadian podcast pioneer Mark Blevis: December 1 has been selected as the one-time, no money down officially unofficial Canadian National Day of Podcasting. The idea is to have every Canadian podcaster, particularly those who have retired or otherwise killed their podcast, from all time dust off […]

WordPress Adds 50GB, 100GB Hosting Options

May 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcast Quickies, Podcasting

WordPress quietly added some hosting options to its content platform that could be welcome for podcasters: Based on feedback we received from our users, we decided to add two new space upgrade options: 50GB and 100GB. To access either of these upgrade levels, go to your blog’s dashboard and click on Upgrades. Select the […]

PodCamp Pittsburgh 4 Scheduled For Oct. 10-11

Jul 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Podcasting Events

Registration is now open for PodCamp Pittsburgh 4, scheduled for October 10th and 11th at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. PodCamp Pittsburgh started out as a podcasting unconference, but has grown to cover a variety of new media/social media topics. “We have seen a surge of interest in social media this year — not just […]

30 Days Free Podcast Hosting For WildVoice Podcasters

Jun 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Podcast Hosting, Podcasting

Earlier in the week, we reported that free podcast hosting site was abruptly shutting down. blubrry‘s Todd Cochrane has announced a special for former WildVoice users: The team at Blubrry is sad to see another Podcast Hosting and Podcast Media site going off-line. However, the news of WildVoice shutting down July 1 means podcasters […]

Berklee Podcast Features All Kinds of Good Music

May 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcast Quickies, Podcasting

The Berklee College of Music has a wonderful, eclectic music podcast that is worth checking out. The music school, based in Boston, is home to 4,000 students (and two record labels), and alumni run the gamut from Diana Krall to Melissa Etheridge, Quincy Jones to Aimee Mann, Howard Shore to John Mayer. The monthly “Sounds […]

WSJ: Blogging “America’s Newest Profession”

Apr 21st, 2009 | By | Category: General

Against the background of story after story of hard times in the newspaper industry, the Wall Street Journal today declared blogging “America’s Newest Profession”: In America today, there are almost as many people making their living as bloggers as there are lawyers. Already more Americans are making their primary income from posting their opinions than […]

Indie Travel Podcast Wins Lonely Planet Award

Mar 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Podcast Quickies, Podcasting

World travel publishing house Lonely Planet recently announced the winners of their 2009 Lonely Planet Travel Blog Awards contest. The winner of the sole podcast award in the bunch is the Indie Travel Podcast. Indie Travel Podcast is the brainchild of Craig and Linda Martin, a husband-and-wife team of traveling podcasters. Craig Martin’s profile explains, […]