Podcasting is growing in popularity in step with the popularity of both the iPod and blogging. Written in a practical and reader-friendly style, "Receiving and Creating Podcasts," explains the best ways to find, download, and listen to podcasts, as well as how to create, market, and broadcast them. The book provides an introduction to the basics of podcasting - including vocabulary and hardware and software explanations - before moving on to explain how to expand your podcasting system, how to find and download the best podcasts, and even how to use podcasts for business applications such as product briefings and training curriculum. Screen shots of software and hardware illustrate podcasting processes and enhance the straight-forward explanations. Accessible to all users, both Mac and Windows hardware and software are featured throughout the book.
Andrew J. Dagys, CMA, has authored of coauthored 10 books about the Internet, online investing, and how technology can be harnessed to enhance personal lifestyle. He has also written many technology-related columns in leading lifestyle magazines, including "Canadian Living Magazine" and "Forever Young." Dagys is a frequent guest on television and radio shows, where he discusses important technologies and how they can help people become more effective and productive in their areas of interest.
Part I. Listening to Podcasts 1. Getting Started with Podcasts 2. Listening to Podcasts 3. Extending Your Reach Part II. Creating Podcasts 4. Getting Ready to Do It Yourself 5. Configuring, Recording, and Editing Your Podcasts 6. Adding Music, Video, and Other Multimedia 7. Hosting and Promoting Your Podcasts Part III. Podcast Software, Hardware, and Video Weblogging 8. Podcasting Software 9. Working with MP3 Players and Peripherals 10. The Leading Edge of Podcasting Part IV. Appendices A. Resources B. Glossary