Need more sound effects for your podcast? Here’s a pretty extensive library. All sounds are royalty free but there is a fee to download them.
As we’ve been reading, one of the things that sets podcasts apart from radio broadcasts is the ability for the conversation to take place online, and one of the best ways to facilitate this conversation is to include the podcast on a blog. Further, we’ve learned, it’s beneficial to give the audience various options to participate, i.e. the ability to leave audio and video comments.
There are several WordPress plugins for audio and video comments – and I haven’t tried all of them – but of the ones I have tried, I like Riffly the best because of the way it displays on the screen. It’s only downside is it isn’t compatible with Apple’s iSight.
Podtrac. This website was mentioned briefly in our readings, so I checked out the website and was impressed with the services. Basically, Podtrac matches Podcasters with advertisers, but here are some more of its resources for Podcasters:
- Free Audience Survey – in-depth demographics
- Free Podcast Measurement – trending
- Advertisers, Sponsors – assistance with finding revenue streams