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Switchpod Offer Podcast Hosting

switchpodPodcasting is very popular, with reportedly huge numbers of podcasts created and downloaded each week. The impact of these shows is not immediately apparent since, we suspect, there is a delay between the listener downloading and then taking action, which makes the impact difficult to track.

To host your podcast you need a server and a bit of experience in XML. Switchpod make things a little easier by offering free webspace and a handy upload facility. They also promote on other music sites, provide RSS feeds and offer a paid, ad-free service for as little as $3 p/m.

The site itself is easy to navigate although we found the search facility is very poor, there is little quality control and no user reviews, simply the author’s description of the podcast and a voting facility. However, if you’re looking for a cheap and easy solution to host your broadcast submissions to the world, then it’s a site worth checking.


About Neil

Neil Cartwright founded Million Media in 2006 with the aim to help people understand digital marketing and use it to their advantage. The vision hasn't changed but the technology has.

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This entry was posted on June 19, 2007 by in communities, developers, music.
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