Do you listen to podcasts? Over the past six or so years, I have listened to well over 500 audiobooks. The subjects include business, religion, history, self-help, finance, and a whole lot more. No matter how many I listened to, there were always more. Audio books tend to be very polished and often slow to be released to the public.
Podcasts, on the other hand, vary in quality. The barrier for entry into the world of podcasting can be low as using the built-in microphone on your laptop but often is a $30 headset and free software. Since it is so easy to start podcasting, the value of a podcast is in the content. If you have great content, audio quality can be overlooked. [Read more…]