Podcasting – The New Short and Long of it…

by brianac

The internet is probably what can be said is connecting the world together through the series of connections that reach all across the surface of the Earth and that said there is always going to be the need for people to state what they feel and as a result one of the greatest booms in this space happens to be blogging. But even beyond blogging there is something that is causing a greater stir and that is podcasting. This new system allows anyone to keep records on a blog and even that is needed. This article is going to be dedicated to the use of podcasting through the use of something called WordPress.

What is Podcasting?

Podcasting is basically an online database of all the updates and data that is put into a blog and is saved in a tabular form in the host’s server. This will be open for people who follow the blog and they can actually keep on updating and downloading all this data in a chronological format as they need. The softwares that are used to take in the updates and regularly check if there is anything new is called a podcatcher and it is of many different types. One of the greatest help you can get in this field is if you are podcasting with WordPress which is a handy script based technology that can help it make downloads smoother and more hassle-free. If you are looking for podcasting tips then this is a great one.

Podcasting Softwares

You need help when you are thinking of doing things at this level and hat is why podcasting software has cropped up to help you out. There are many out there and some of them are fairly easy to use. They include some basic models such as Podvertiser, Podango, ePodcasting etc which are based on a regular feedback system on the server you have it on but there are many people out there who like to take matters into their own hands and for them the best ones happen to be PodShop, PodCaster and the likes which require regular handling for better experiences.

Branding of a podcast

Many people are jumping into the podcasting scene without any formal knowledge of the matter and end up wasting time and internet space. For them we have some basic podcasting tips. The first happens to be that you have to brand your podcast. People need to know that you are using your podcast for something useful and not because you want. The second happens to be fairly simple as well. You need to use podcasting with WordPress. WordPress is much bigger than it seems and since so many people have started using it this is a great way to play in numbers.

Make sure you know what you are doing before any hasty steps because having a podcast can cost you and unless you are satisfied with what you are doing there is hardly any point at all.

If you need help getting your podcast up and running let me know.  I have also written a how to book on Internet Broadcasting called “Startup Guide To Internet Broadcasting.  To get your copy Click Here

 

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