Podcasting Tools

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Podcast Icons - Pixagogo provides a collection of podcast icons from various sources. http://www.pixagogo.com/5111825842

5.) Podcasting Blogs - Stay informed aboutrepparttar latest podcasting industry news by monitoring podcast blogs. Daily posts bring readers current news, industry announcements and general podcasting information.

Podcasting Blog - Daily Podcasting Blog and news related to podcasting, RSS, podcast news and aggregation http://www.podcasting-tools.com/blog.htm or accessrepparttar 139669 podcasting blog feed at http://www.podcasting-tools.com/blog-feed.xml

Podcasting Avenue - Blog containing items related to podcasting. http://podcasters.blogspot.com

6.) Podcast Bandwith Hosting - Audio files can take up a fair amount of storage space and depending on a podcast's popularity, can be expensive to host. Bandwith hosting companies that focus onrepparttar 139670 podcast understandrepparttar 139671 needs that are unique to podcasters.

Libsyn - Libsyn is designed for podcasters. They do not require any long-term contracts and there are no surprise over-usage charges. They provide a pay-as-you-go service on stable, secure servers. Every month, media files are archived and hosting space is refreshed. http://www.libsyn.com/

7.) Audio Tools for Podcasting - Managing audio files can be tricky. Software tools allow for audio files to be manipulated, converted and edited, providing a higher quality yet smaller audio file.

Replay Radio - Now you can record hundreds of radio broadcasts from all overrepparttar 139672 world, listen whenever you want on your PC, CD Player or MP3 player, and even skip overrepparttar 139673 fluff. It's easy with Replay Radio! http://www.replay-radio.com

Audio Conversion Wizard - Helps you to convert audio files of supported audio format from one format to another with all possible settings, using easy, step-by-step interface. MP3, WMA 8 (Windows Media Audio), OGG Vorbis and WAV PCM formats are supported, with ID3v2 copying and creation. http://www.litexmedia.com/audio_wizard/

Helium Music Manager - Allows you to seamlessly handlerepparttar 139674 different file formats and lets you work and edit music formats. Quickly tag and organize your entire music collection. http://www.helium2.com/eng/index.php

8.) Podcasting Forums - Forums can be a useful for anyone doing business online, both in terms of readingrepparttar 139675 content and actively participating inrepparttar 139676 discussions. If you want to learn more about podcasting, consider participating inrepparttar 139677 following online podcasting communities:

Podcast Alley - http://www.podcastalley.com/phpBB2/index.php

Podcasting News - http://www.podcastingnews.com/forum/

Podstrigs - http://podcastrigs.net/forum/

9.) Submit Podcast Feeds - As more and more people get involved withrepparttar 139678 Internet and as more Web sites, blogs, news services and other online resources continue to grow in number and variety it becomes increasingly important to maintain high visibility and exposure forrepparttar 139679 content being generated by closely followingrepparttar 139680 major distribution media. As a rapidly increasing number of content sources, new and old, migrate or add RSS as a key distribution channel, and as more people utilize RSS newsreaders and aggregators to keep themselves informed,repparttar 139681 ability to maintain high exposure and visibility is gradually shifted from complete attention to major search engines and content optimization techniques to an increasing awareness of RSS feed directories and search tools.

Podcasting Tools - Submit podcasts torepparttar 139682 large list of Podcast directories and expedite your podcast syndication. http://www.podcasting-tools.com/submit-podcasts.htm

Using podcasting tools broadcasters, publishers and webmasters can increase their audience and reach.

About the Author: Sharon Housley manages marketing for FeedForAll http://www.feedforall.com software for creating, editing, publishing RSS feeds and podcasts. In addition Sharon manages marketing for NotePage http://www.notepage.net a wireless text messaging software company.

Building Content Sites

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Resources for finding RSS feeds for syndication: RSS Network - http://www.rss-network.com RSS Locator - http://www.rss-locator.com

LINK DIRECTORY While this takes a little more time, compiling a collection of niche websites on related topics can significantly enhancerepparttar value of a portal. Topic-specific directories and search engines can achieve high search engine rankings withrepparttar 139267 larger engines like Google and MSN, and can easily be optimized for a collection of search terms. The process can even be automated if you have programming experience.

Sample Link Directory - http://www.investing-partners.com

TOPIC SPECIFIFC FORUM The most successful forums are those that are highly focused and niche-oriented. Establishing a community of individuals with common interests will result in return visitors. Managing a forum is not overly complex and there are free forum scripts available that will providerepparttar 139268 forum structure. Many ofrepparttar 139269 forums have scripts available that will allow for search engines to spiderrepparttar 139270 contents and forum posts. Asrepparttar 139271 content flourishes,repparttar 139272 site will increase in value.

Free Forum Scripts: http://www.phpbb.com

More on topic-specific portals or information radars can be found in Robin Good's book 'Newsmastering'. http://www.masternewmedia.org/reports/newsmasterstoolkit/

A site that is focused on a relatively narrow range of goods and services will find that there is less competition. Topic-centric websites that provide a gateway to niche information related to a particular industry, sector, topic or market segment are becoming increasingly valuable and popular. Compilingrepparttar 139273 resource using free resources will minimizerepparttar 139274 capital investment. Regardless of whether you are marketing a product, service or advertising, narrowingrepparttar 139275 topic focus will attract a targeted audience who genuinely are interested inrepparttar 139276 website topic, allowing you to monetizerepparttar 139277 portal, and minimizerepparttar 139278 expense.

About the Author: Sharon Housley manages marketing for FeedForAll http://www.feedforall.com software for creating, editing, publishing RSS feeds and podcasts. In addition Sharon manages marketing for NotePage http://www.notepage.net a wireless text messaging software company.

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