You may have already seen the announcements of our new podcast in Spanish, "Bienestar HOY ". Better yet, I hope you've already heard some episodes. We have met many people who have doubts about what is a podcast, and how we can benefit and enjoy this technological resource.
We include here simple information that we hope can clarify those doubts. If you have any other questions, or if you think that we do not explain clearly, write or leave us a comment at the end of the article. With pleasure, we'll clarify your doubts.
What is a podcast?
In simple terms, a podcast is like a radio program that you can listen to over the Internet. It is simply an audio recording that is published in a place on the Internet, and then distributed to other places, platforms or programs where you can listen to it. In general terms, podcast refers to the program, for example "Nos Cambiaron los Muñequitos!". Episode, refers to each published session of the program. In our case, these are the steps we follow when creating an episode of "Bienestar HOY":
What are the advantages?
Podcasting is a growing content format, or medium of information publishing. One of the reasons for its growth is the advantages it provides to those who listen to it:
If you choose properly, the podcasts can substitute listening to the radio, or to read publications and books, or watch television. They can also be incorporated as a tool to establish new habits of growth and learning.
How can I listen to it?
According to the device you are going to use primarily to listen to a podcast, is the program or platform that you can choose to do:iTunes – If you use Apple products (IPhone, IPad, Mac computer), this is an alternative to listening to podcasts. In iTunes, make sure you choose the option to listen to podcasts instead of music.
- FM Player
Finally, each podcast usually has a website associated with it. In this site you can find the episodes and listen directly from the Internet browser you use (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, etc.)
If you already know the name of the podcast you want to listen to, you can use the search option to find it in one of these mentioned alternatives. You can also search by the author, or the theme that covers the podcast.
And if I like it, what should I do?
First, if you enjoy the podcast's episodes, it is advisable to subscribe. In each of the options to listen to a podcast that we mentioned above, there is an option to subscribe, many times with a button visible next to the information of the podcast.
Second, share it on social networks. The work done by a podcaster (a person who creates a podcast) is usually free. And he/she requires the support and growth of his/her audience in order to generate revenue and cover the production costs of the podcast. Each Share, each Like, each subscription, are very appreciated.
You can find “Nos cambiaron los muñequitos" in:
You can find "Bienestar Hoy" en: