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Podcasting For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Chuck Tomasi, Tee Morris

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Chapter 19

Top Ten Reasons Why to Podcast

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Showcasing your expertise

check Following your passion

check Expanding your skills

Podcasting is just a fad.”

“I’ve listened to a few podcasts, and I’m not impressed.”

“This is nothing more than streaming media, and that really hasn’t gone anywhere.”

The naysayers of podcasting (especially those who have no idea what it is, have never listened to one, but are the first to dismiss it) have a plethora of reasons why podcasting will fail or never really catch on in mainstream media.

And yet, here we are a decade later — naysayers still talking smack about podcasting, even though podcasting is more popular than ever.

We podcast for a great many reasons. You have heard us talk about those reasons, but this chapter — this final word from your authors — is our hard sell. We love doing this. We returned to Podcasting For Dummies because we enjoy podcasting that much. Heck, Tee launched a brand new podcast right after completing the first deadline for this book, Chuck started a new Star Trek podcast called The Topic is Trek (http://thetopicistrek.com) during final edits, and Chuck and Tee are resurrecting another podcast after finishing this ...

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