New to the world of podcasting? You might be wondering, what exactly is a podcast? And how do they work? In this article I’ll cover what a podcast is, what they’re used for, and how to get started with your own podcast.
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What Is a Podcast and How Do They Work?
A podcast is a digital audio “show” or program that you can download or stream from the internet on your smartphone, computer, or tablet and listen when it’s convenient for you.
Podcasts are an extremely popular form of media that’s growing quickly. The first podcasts were produced by individuals, but now they’re also made by companies, news outlets, and other organizations. Podcasting has become big business, with companies like Apple, Spotify, iHeartMedia, SiriusXM heavily invested in podcasting.