Secrets of Podcasting, Second Edition: Audio Blogging for the Masses


book cover
Secrets of Podcasting, Second Edition: Audio Blogging for the Masses
By Bart G. Farkas
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Publisher: Peachpit Press
Pub Date: May 30, 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-321-43843-4
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-321-43843-0
Pages: 312
 

Table of Contents  | Index
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Whether you want to create your own podcasts or just would like to locate and then listen to audio programs on your portable player, this is the book for you. In Secrets of Podcasting, Second Edition,author Bart G. Farkas provides real-world guidance and advice on how to:

 

  • Download and enjoy podcasts with any MP3 player

  • Create a script and set the structure and flow of your audio or video podcast

  • Choose the right equipment-including the right microphone, headphones, and even preamp

  • Use a digital recording device instead of your PC or Mac

  • Pick audio editing and recording software

  • Legally play music in your podcast or vodcast

  • Distribute your podcast or vodcast

In addition, Bart includes tutorials on creating podcasts on Windows machines and on Macs. He also offers dozens of recommendations for software to use for finding and subscribing to podcasts.



book cover
Secrets of Podcasting, Second Edition: Audio Blogging for the Masses
By Bart G. Farkas
...............................................
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Pub Date: May 30, 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-321-43843-4
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-321-43843-0
Pages: 312
 

Table of Contents  | Index

   Copyright
   Acknowledgments
   Foreword
    Chapter 1.  Podcasting Basics
      What Is Podcasting?
      How It Works
      Why Podcast?
      Commercial Podcasting
      The Podcasting Echo
      A Brief History of Podcasting
    Chapter 2.  Jumping In
      Getting Started
      Podscope: Google for Podcasts
      Finding Commercial Podcasts
      Finding Free Commercial Podcasts
      Finding Educational Podcasts
      Listening to Podcasts
    Chapter 3.  Creating a Podcast
      Content
      Before the Podcast
      Equipment
      Software
      Sound Recording and Editing Tips
      Music
      Tutorial: Creating a Podcast
    Chapter 4.  Video Podcasting
      Defining Video Podcasting
      Exploring Video Podcasts
      Watching Video Podcasts
      Creating a Video Podcast
      Creating a Video Podcast on a Windows PC
      Creating a Video Podcast on a Macintosh
    Chapter 5.  Podcast Distribution
      RSS
      Alternative Podcasting Distribution Options
      RSS Feed Software Options
      Publishing a Podcast with iWeb
      Web-Site Packagers
      A Talk with Swoopy of "Skepticality"
    Appendix A.  Resources
      Podcasting-Related Web Sites
   Glossary
      A
      B
      C
      D
      F
      H
      I
      L
      M
      N
      O
      P
      R
      S
      U
      V
      W
      X
   Index