Posts Tagged ‘ Podcasting ’

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 […]

Social Media & Blogs Now The #1 Online Activity

Aug 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Podcasting Statistics

Research firm Nielsen reports that social media & blogs are now the top online activities: Americans spend nearly a quarter of their time online on social networking sites and blogs, up from 15.8 percent just a year ago (43 percent increase) according to new research released today from The Nielsen Company. The research revealed that […]

YouTube Video Editor Brings Painfully Limited & Slow Video Editing To Everyone

Jun 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video, Video Software

YouTube has added a new cloud-based Video Editor that brings basic video editing everyone. The YouTube Video Editor lets you do basic clip editing and also lets you swap the audio for a selection of music tracks. Unfortunately, it’s also painfully limited and slow – to the point that it’s hard to imagine doing much […]

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 […]

How To Create A Podcast

Apr 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, How to Podcast, Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

This two-part video looks at how to create a podcast. Topics covered include: What a podcast is The benefits of podcasts Podcasting in education Podcasting microphone tips USB microphones USB audio interfaces Microphone pop guards Podcasting software Apple Garageband Adobe Soundbooth Audacity Podcast recording tips Saving your podcast Uploading and distributing your podcast If you […]

Five Tips For On-Location Podcast Recording

Mar 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, How to Podcast, Podcasting

Five tips for on-location podcast recording, via Mark Moran, news director for NPR’s public radio affiliate in Phoenix: In every environment where you do an interview, just switch on your recorder and get 15-30 seconds of ambient sound at that location. Ask for your subject’s name and title at the top of the interview. Include […]

Podcasters and Fans Join Forces To Create ‘Boom Effect’ Today

Feb 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Podcasting, Podcasting Events

Readers of Podcasting News should take a moment today [February 27], to look at online auction “The Boom Effect“, which is going on throughout the day. The auction’s proceeds will benefit Sonic Boom, young daughter of podcast pioneer and Podiobooks’ co-founder Tee Morris. The brainchild of the Kiwi podcast and Erotica a la Carte author […]

Live Webcast FAIL

Feb 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video, Video Podcasts

Next time your podcasting/vlogging/new media mojo is failing you – remember that it would be hard to fail more catastrophically than live streaming yourself, screencasting yourself live streaming, screencasting yourself……… via BB

The Best Podcasting Microphones

Jan 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, How to Podcast, Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

Chris from Jupiter Broadcasting offers his take on the best podcasting microphones, including the Rode Mic, the Blue Snowball, the MXL 990 & the Heil PR-40 along the way. Unfortunately, there’s really no “best podcasting microphone”. The best podcasting mic will depend on your budget, your requirements and your preferences. If you can, try out […]

Corporate Social Media Use Up 14% In 2009

Dec 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Corporate Podcasts, General, Podcasting Services, Podcasting Statistics

Corporate social media use grew 14% in 2009, according to The Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Their latest study compares adoption of social media over three years (2007, 2008 and 2009) by the Inc. 500. Highlights of the report: Social networking continues to lead the way. The technology that continues […]