How to Podcast

In New Media, Text Is Still King

Jan 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, How to Podcast, Internet TV, Podcasting, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Micro Persuasion’s Steve Rubel says, even in the day of new media, text is still king on the Internet.  He offers five reasons why: It’s scannable – according to Jakob Nielsen users have time to read at most 28% of the words during an average site visit and 20% is more likely Three letters: SEO […]

Vintage Podcast Academy Recordings Available Today Only

Jan 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, How to Podcast, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware, Podcasting Networks

Michael Geoghegan, veteran podcaster, author and co founder of training seminar series The Podcast Academy, is offering download access to the complete recordings for Podcast Academy #1. The catch? The podcast recordings, long out of circulation, are available for today only, only to visitors who complete a quick 10-question survey. The first Podcast Academy was […]

New Media Expo Session Audio Available

Oct 28th, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, How to Podcast, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting, Podcasting Events

Professional podcast training event company and publisher The Podcast Academy is “opening the vault” for a week, offering for sale a set of audio recordings of all the sessions, panels, and keynote addresses from the 2006, 2007, and 2008 New Media Expo. “I decided to offer a historical look at podcasting,” said Podcast Academy editor-in-chief […]

Learn To Podcast On The Mac

Sep 7th, 2008 | By | Category: How to Podcast

Take Control Books has published a new ebook, Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac, 2nd Edition. The ebook, by Andy J. Williams Affleck, covers what you need to begin your first podcast, without spending much (if any) money. Changes in the book include coverage of WireTap Studio and Übercaster; updated Garageband coverage and tips on getting great interviews.  […]

Chris Penn On How Podcasting Is Changing The World

Jul 13th, 2008 | By | Category: How to Podcast

Podcamp co-founder Chris Penn told a couple of stories at Podcasters Across Borders 2008 that demonstrate how podcasting is changing the world. Penn’s talk serves as a great reminder that there’s more to podcasting than making money.

How To Embed YouTube Videos In High Quality

Jul 13th, 2008 | By | Category: General, How to Podcast, Streaming Video

YouTube, by default, creates embed code that displays videos in relatively low quality. Here’s an example, Matt Harding’s Where the Hell is Matt? (2008): It’s possible, though, to embed YouTube videos with higher quality. Here’s the same video, embedded with YouTube’s high quality option: Notice how images, and especially type, are sharper. Unfortunately, this is […]

How To Use Other People’s Work In Your Video Podcast And Avoid Getting Sued

Jul 7th, 2008 | By | Category: How to Podcast, Podcasting Law

The Center for Social Media has released a Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video. If you have a vlog, video podcast or post videos to sites like YouTube, knowing about fair use could help keep you from getting sued. Here’s a summary of their recommendations:

Creating A Podcast With Blogger

Jul 1st, 2008 | By | Category: How to Podcast

This video, via BloggerHelp, looks at how to create a podcast with Blogger.

Free 8 Step Guide To Podcasting Marketing

Jun 28th, 2008 | By | Category: How to Podcast, New Media Organizations

Social media guru Chris Penn has published a free eBook, the 8 Step Guide To Podcast Marketing Basics. Penn is the creator of the Financial Aid Podcast, co-founder of PodCamp unconferences, and co-host of the Marketing Over Coffee marketing podcast. “This is a super-short eBook (13 pages total) that asks 8 questions of you in […]

UK Getting “Podcasting School”

Jun 25th, 2008 | By | Category: General, How to Podcast

The Guardian reports that there will be a new subject available at UK schools, starting in September: podcasting. Students will be able to get a vocational qualification in internet broadcasting with the launch of an NCFE Level 1 (GCSE grades D-G) award in podcasting: The new qualification from the NCFE (formerly the Northern Council for […]