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|05/30/2007 Submit Your Podcast
The list of sites to which you can submit your podcast for directory listings
and podcast search indexing is growing. Be sure to submit your
podcast to all the podcast directories.
|05/30/2007 ESPN Launches Video Podcasting
ESPN has launched its first free, downloadable video podcasts
available daily via the ESPN PodCenter and soon to be available
via the iTunes Store.
|05/29/2007 Create Social Bookmark Chicklets
This web based tool helps you create chicklets so that pages can easily
be bookmarked by the social networks.
|05/29/2007 Intellectual Property Overhaul in Japan
Japan is considering new intellectual property rules that
would allow any webcaster to redistribute any television content—provided
that royalties are paid.
|05/23/2007 Best Sound Program 2007
The following applications have been nominated for the Best
Sound Program 2007
Best Sound Program or Utility
ALSong by ESTsoft
DAccord iChords by DAccord Music Software
RecordForAll by NotePage, Inc.
Winamp Pro by
|05/22/2007 Why Independent Artists Should Podcast
Independent artists have a unique opportunity available
to them. Podcasting is a fairly new medium that has far reaching
distribution opportunities. Independent artists were once restricted
by geography, playing at local clubs to increase their base.
Podcasting has no borders.
Producing a podcast can mean the difference between success
and failure for an independent artist.
Why Independent Artists Should Podcast
|05/22/2007 Males are the Dominant Podcast Listeners
comScore and Ad Infuse, a mobile marketing firm, followed
podcast downloads in October 2006 and males aged 18-24 accounted
for 63% of the podcasting audience while females of the same
age range accounted for only 37%. The 18-24 age group in general
accounted for roughly 29% of the entire podcasting audience.
|05/15/2007 Podcasting Revolutionizes Education
Schools all over the country have flocked to podcasting
as a new medium to assist the teaching profession. Professors
are using podcasts to instruct students and get their messages
out. Podcasting is not restricted to one educational sector,
professors at prestigest colleges from Bentley to Purdue have
flocked to this medium.
A growing number of professors are recording their lectures,
the term coursecasting has been adopted in academia. Podcast
lectures are used as study tools, and are available for students
who might have missed class. Some podcasts are password restricted
to students who are enrolled in that specific class. While other
institution's publicly post their podcasts and offer non-enrolled
students insight into the class material.
Podcasting Revelotionizes Education
|05/14/2007 Amazon Enters Podcasting
The worlds largest Internet retailer Friday joined a medium
that has been more associated with grass-roots amateurs than
commercial giants: podcasting.
Amazon.com debuted its Amazon Podcasts network -- featuring
original interviews and content in four areas.
- Amazon Wire is a biweekly feature of short interviews
with an author, someone associated with a film or DVD, and a
- Its BookClips lets listeners hear seven- to 10-minute
excerpts from new audiobooks.
- Music You Should Hear is a service that
exposes listeners to tracks from new albums.
- A monthly podcast called Significant Seven offers Amazon.com
book editors' seven picks for best upcoming titles, along with
a discount of 40 percent off the books, for a limited time.
We are not just about selling products. We're about providing
an experience for customers and helping provide information
that will inform their entertainment and experience, said Amazon
spokesman Sean Sundwall. With podcasting, it's more entertaining,
it's a richer medium.
|05/14/2007 TouchPad iPhone
Apple has filed for a patent that indicates the company
may be considering the use of a touch screen on other devices
besides the iPhone, which is scheduled to ship next month.
The patent request, filed Thursday with the U.S. Patent and
Trademark Office, shows blueprints for placing a touch-sensitive
screen on the backside of a device for control purposes, leaving
the front side for presenting information appropriate to the
device, such as video.
|05/14/2007 A New Study Shows Problems with iPods and Pacemakers
iPods can cause cardiac implantable pacemakers to malfunction
by interfering with the electromagnetic equipment monitoring
the heart, according to a study presented by a 17-year-old high
school student to a meeting of heart specialists on Thursday.
The study tested the effect of the portable music devices on
100 patients, whose mean age was 77, outfitted with pacemakers.
Electrical interference was detected half of the time when the
iPod was held just 2 inches from the patient's chest for 5 to
|05/08/2007 Filter Podcast Feeds
There is a new script called RSSFilter which allows users to filter the
contents of RSS feeds or podcasts. The RSSFilter PHP script can be used in conjunction
with other scripts, namely RSSmesh and multiple podcasts and feeds can
be merged and filtered.
|05/08/2007 NBC on Viacom Side
No surprises here:
NBC Universal is taking sides with fellow media conglomerate
Viacom Inc. over a piracy lawsuit filed against Googles online
video sharing site YouTube, according to papers filed in court.
Of course NBC realizes it could just as easily be them...
|05/07/2007 iPod Recovery Tool
The iPod data retrieval Software is a tool for your iPod
Photo and iPod Video to retrieves lost erased music files from
iPod shuffle, iPod nano, iPod mini, iPod Hi-Fi and iPod fifth
Use iPod data recovery software to restore all
previously existing data stored on your iPod.
|05/03/2007 Peter Gabriel Launches Ad Supported Music
Former Genesis frontman Peter Gabriel and others are launching
We7, a free ad-supported music download service
according to Podcasting News.
|05/01/2007 Effective Podcast Interviews
Conducting a successful podcast interview can be a tricky
proposition for a podcaster starting out. Once you have determined
individuals that will appeal to your target audience contact
potential interviewees and arrange a time to conduct the interview.
Following this guide will insure that the interview goes off
without a hitch.
1. Prepare Questions in Advance
Prepare a list of questions prior to the interview, contemplate
possible follow-up questions based on the expected responses.
Create a list of notes along with the questions that are accessible
during the interview and will help you direct the conversation.
Effective Podcast Interviews
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