Author Podcasting and
Internet Radio Resources
by John Kremer
Audio Acrobat: http://www.audioacrobat.com. Allows you to put audio and video podcasts and
other recordings onto your website. Free 30-day trial. $19.95 per month after that.
Blog Talk Radio:
http://www.blogtalkradio.com. Host your own free radio show. They provide a
phone line for you to host and a phone line for guests and audience members to
call in. They make money on the advertising. Check out their report on How to Promote an Internet Radio Show:
A social podcasting community connecting podcast producers, advertisers, and
anyone looking for great podcast content. Also allows you to measure your
http://www.castgrabber.net. An automatic podcast downloader.
Offers a free service for recording audio files using just a telephone and a
Gcast: http://www.gcast.com. A
podcast service run by the same people who run GarageBand.com. You can record by
phone. They offer free hosting.
Genesis Podcasting Studios:
http://www.genesispodcasting.com. Brad Leggett, President, 8490 S. Power Road, Gilbert AZ
85297; 800-823-6097. Email:
email@example.com. Offers audio book narration as well as author
audio interviews. Also the Chapter a Day podcast service.
Global Talk Radio:
http://www.globaltalkradio.com/hostashow.htm (to host a show). It is “one of
the largest and fastest-growing internet talk radio stations, with a wide
variety of programming, including everything from business to internet, health,
publishing, entertainment and paranormal subjects.”
Home Start Runner:
http://www.idictate.com. Allows you to create a PDF text of any audio
recording, teleseminar, or other audio file for pennies per word.
Itunes: http://www.itunes.com. The
key podcast directory.
Internet Voices Radio:
Podcast hosting service. A subsidiary of Wizzard Media. Wizzard offers a podcast
advertising network with pre-roll, post-roll, and mid-roll options for both
audio and video.
Allows users to get all their podcasts in one place.
Odeo: http://www.odeo.com. Offers
podcasting tools and a desktop media player with aggregated video blog feeds.
Its embedded browser helps people find, play, and store media content.
http://www.phonecasting.com. Dial one of their numbers and you can hear
complete podcast programs via a cellphone. You can also forward podcasts to
Free hosting, distribution, and monetization. You can use the Podango audio and
video player on your site and make money as well. In addition, you can create a
station (collection of podcasts with a related theme) and earn 10% of ad revenue
generated by your station as well as 50% on any podcasts you produce yourself.
http://www.podcastpickle.com. A directory of 7,000 podcasts.
http://www.podcastingnews.com. Lots of resources and links to other podcast
directories. Probably the best resource for podcast directories list.
Features audio podcast books.
A video-podcast startup.
Offers podvertising services connecting podcasters and advertisers.
http://radio.userland.com. Lots of resources for podcasting.
Rapid Feeds: http://www.rapidsfeeds.com. Offers an easy way to create free feeds for
blogs, podcasts, and more.
Serious Magic: http://www.seriousmagic.com.
Sonic Distribution: http://www.sonic-distribution.com.
Podcast hosting service. A subsidiary of Wizzard Media.
http://www.talkshoe.com/podcast. Record or upload live interactive podcasts
with free hosting. Up to 250 people can talk and chat while thousands listen in.
You can earn money hosting a podcast and referring new hosts.
http://www.ubercaster.com. A podcast recording and production software tool
for the Mac.
Utterz: http://www.utterz.com. An
audio blogging platform that also allows you to share podcasts via Twitter,
Blogger, TypePad, WordPress, etc.
Bonnie Dillabough, Founder, 2103 Harrison Avenue NW #2-124, Olympia WA 98502;
877-298-7650. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
One-time $150 set-up fee allows you to host your podcast on their server, allows
people to subscribe to your podcast, features a podcast directory, send out
monthly press releases about your podcast, register your podcast with more than
30 directories, free advertising on other podcasts in the network, etc.
Zune Marketplace: http://www.zune.net.
To add your podcast to the Zune Marketplace, you have to download the Zune
Software (currently only for Windows machines), sign up for a Zune account, then
open the Zune software and click on Marketplace. Search to see if your podcast
is already listed. If not, you can suggest that your podcast be listed (scroll
down to Suggest A Podcast link, click on it, enter your podcast feed, and click
Submit). You can also add your show to your Zune collection by entering the RSS
feed address for your podcast. Once your podcast is listed in the Zune
directory, then you can add a direct URL to the Zune Marketplace on your own
Zune Podcast Subscription:
http://www.zunepodcastsubscription.com. The new interface for subscribing to
podcasts on Zunes.
BlogWorld & New Media Expo:
http://www.blogworldexpo.com. Also known as BlogWorld. At the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada.