Podcasts Changing The World Of Communication
Communication is a way that people use to pass different types of information. Different methods are used to pass information from one. Man always want to be heard by more people if they are delivering some kind of information. A mode of communication determines the kind of audience that the information will reach. From the traditional days of using smoke, horns, ground thumping, drums to the use of simple modes like messengers and letter writing to modern ways that came with the invention of the telephone to more modern modes like emails courtesy of the availability of the internet in today’s world.
Mailing was the only recognized way of communicating when the internet was developed. This is because it was very costly and many individuals could not afford it. Internet prices have been reduced to meet people’s needs. A lot of people can now have access to the internet.
Bolgs, podcasts and vlogs are some of the ways that have been deviced to enable proper passage of information from one person to others through the internet. Blogs are website platforms that people use to speak their mind through written stories and articles be it social, political or economic. Blogging has really had an impact on how people express themselves and has helped many people get to know whatever information they please.
There has been a shift of how people get to read stories in the internet, it is through podcasts. Podcasts are a series of audio or video files which a user can download and listen to. One can either use with or without direct internet connectivity. Different methods and tricks are used by pod cast owners to get more from the users.
Podcasts have been available for more than a decade and were created by a newspaper columnist for one of their online columns that he wanted to be heard instead of being read. Among the different names given to this form of passing information include mp3 blogs and net casting.
Podcasts are used for many reasons communication and passing messages being the main reason.;
One of the uses of podcasts is telling stories where many bloggers have shifted their attention from written stories to telling their stories through podcasts audio especially. It helps in communicating to more people.
Podcasts are also used for tutorials in various fields.
Some information is especially in the entertainment scene is more appealing through audio and video that other forms like writing.
Various professional companies have also taken into this by communicating to employees and potential employees for example the company’s policies and rules through podcasts.
Importance of podcasting include
Embracing podcasts has enabled people to showcase their various talents that would otherwise go unnoticed especially the shy ones.
Podcasting is affordable.
Today’s world has people always on the move and podcasts has provided this to people.
Convenience and efficiency has made podcasts a very important mode of communication.