The internet has proven to be a great medium for new writers between blogs, social media, and places looking for informative articles, like Wikipedia, and news, like Associated Content. Because the internet is multi-media, just about anyone can post video and audio content and possibly become an internet star. When it comes to audio media, two major methods for posting said media are podcasting and phonecasting.
Podcasting is the conventional means to upload audio content, generally from people recording their own audio files which require certain software and a microphone. While it entails a level of expertise and knowledge, doing it all yourself affords you total creative freedom.
The internet now renders it possible to post audio files by people who may not be so technically inclined nor have the best equipment. Also known as phone blogging and phlogging, phonecasting allows you to use your phone as the microphone through many different applications offered via the web whether you want to create a talk radio show or chat with family and friends. With some creative innovation, many businesses are finding ways to use phonecasting to market their business, establish branding, and recruit for jobs.
BlogTalkRadio probably has the best features if you are trying to create your own talk radio show. Phonecasting brings all the best of podcasting and phonecasting helping you create, manage, and distribute content. Ipadio.com is also another resource for phlogging.
Tweetmic lets you publish your voice directly to your Twitter account.
Podlinez.com gives your podcast a phone number people can call to listen in. Their website also offers what it called the “Orange Pages” that lists many different types of podcasts and their phone numbers.
For those desiring to host their own radio show, the possibilities are endless with phlogging. Many people have used the internet to get their foot in the door with other career opportunities.