Ever wonder about the evolution of the podcast? While podcasting is a comparatively young technology it still has a rather fascinating albeit brief history. The background of the word, “podcast” is quite fascinating and is reflective of the dynamic nature of the Internet community.
“Podcasting” is a term coined from the Apple Computer Corporation product ? the iPod, which is a portable digital audio device that lets its users store music from their computer to the device so that they can listen to it anywhere, anytime.
What we know as a podcast had its beginnings in the creation of MP3 files that could be downloaded and played on the iPod device developed by Apple Computer. The release of the iPod encouraged people to share their music with others. They then realized that they could create, upload, and download information other than music. Some iPod users reverse engineered the device and loaded various types of firmware or operating system software. Other users decided that they would sha…
Mention podcasting and the image of someone sitting in their basement with a computer and microphone, dreaming of becoming a professional DJ, is what comes to mind for many. It may surprise you to learn that this emerging technology is actually becoming a mainstream marketing and communication tool for businesses, with the potential to make significant contributions to the bottom line.
How can you create a successful podcast? What are the challenges most often faced by independent podcasts? How do podcasts generate revenue? In our case study we explore these questions and the lessons you can learn from the popular Coverville podcast.
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Podcasts have been popping up all over the Internet in the past year or so. I have come across podcasts on anything from the latest tech gadgets to gardening tips. With millions of listeners out there and plenty of new people listening to podcasts every single day, now is a great time to start your own podcast and make some money along the way.
So far podcasts sound pretty similar to an Internet Talk Radio Show, doesn?t it? Even though the two have many similarities, there…
So you have a podcast. That?s great, but don?t quit your day job just yet. We explore the difficulties of generating revenue from podcasting, and how to overcome them.
With a user base of well over 20 million listeners, Podcasting may very well continue to gain popularity as video podcasting latches on.
Among the many genres or types of podcasts there are some that are have moved beyond the entertainment or plain informational aspect of podcasting.
Podcasting has come a long way from its birth in 2003. In a little less than a year after that, Podcasting had become very popular around the world, with more and more information available to everyone.
The overwhelming popularity of portable MP3 players has brought with it all new innovations in using this new technology. The most popular application that has come out recently are podcasts.