Tag: podcasts

Advanced Considerations in Podcasting

Contrary to popular belief, podcasts were not named after Apple’s revolutionary iPod device.  The name “podcasting” was first introduced in a February 2004 article in the Guardian.  Podcasting is new word that was generated from pod (playable on demand) and broadcasting.  The etymology of the word podcast is one of many common misconceptions about this form of social media.  I…

10 Recommendations for Starting a Podcast Series

Although the idea of starting a podcast may be intimidating at first, I have found it actually to be one of the easier social media strategies to employ.   And while it may be relatively easy to record a podcast series, building a community of regular listeners can be quite challenging.  Podcast content must be engaging, short and thought-provoking.  Success requires…