Podcast is any digital (mostly Audio or video) on-demand content (talk, interviews, conversation) uploaded on internet as episodes for people to download on their device for streaming online or listening offline.
Apple reported reaching 1 billion podcast downloads on its platform iTunes in 2013. Several studies are showing constant annual growth of podcast listeners. The popularity of this medium is on the rise with launch of products like Amazon Echo, Apple Carplay, Android Auto making it easier for consumers to consume podcasts like never before. Facebook has recently rolled out voice status update to some users for trial. These all indicates the on-demand audio industry is headed for some greater good.
Podcasts in India has a long way to go. Indian content creators are either not aware or not interested in audio yet. Most of the early adopters of this platform such as Indicast has stopped producing episodes years back. But there are more reasons to be hopeful as many new podcasters are coming out with great podcasts and number of listeners of podcasts are growing at promising pace. I have […]
One of my goals for 2018 is to read a book every week. I am fascinated by learning and exploring various subjects that concerns human potential and power of human mind. This year I will be picking up some books that I have already read but that had bigger impact me while most of them will be new picks.
One good habit I installed back in 2011 was listening to podcasts. I didn’t know they were called Podcasts back then. I continued listening because of pure value I got out of those audio materials.
Further, there were no ad breaks in between (I could skip them even if there were any) and I could download them and listen them at my convenience, unlike with radio where I have to be there at the time of broadcast.
Today, podcasts are hotter than ever. Podcast listeners are growing beyond expectation every single year. Thanks to Serial Podcast that caused breakthrough in podcasting in 2014.
If you do not listen to podcasts then you are missing on with lot of awesome content out there.
Here are my five top 5 Reasons Why You Should Start Listening to Podcast Today:
Podcasts are getting bigger every year with promising growth on listeners. Many new podcasts are submitted to Apple directory almost every single day. There are almost 250,000 podcasts on Apple podcasts in more than 100 languages. These podcasts ranges from interviews of entrepreneur to TV show commentary to Science and fiction. There is lot of content for listeners to choose from for their listening joy. And the best part is […]
“When I have no one around to tell me I can’t. I have always done Mysterious things”. Inspiring poem by Bijay Gautam: I had dreamed to fly higher when there was no one around, To tell me I will fall apart and will not be able to even crawl, I had dreamed to dive deep into the sea when there was no one around, To tell me shark will rip […]
Give me one reason why I can’t, When Eminem could shine having miserable childhood, And Michael Jordan with bigger failures than I could ever imagine, Why I can’t when I have determination like Mandela, And perseverance like Ronaldo, Why not me when Helen Killer could prosper, And Stephen Hawking with bigger challenges could thrive, Give me one reason why I can’t, I am strong. I am young. I have nothing […]