Great news for all of our Podbean members who want to listen to or watch their podcasts directly from Podbean on a browser that doesn't support Flash, including the iPhone or iPad! We have just added an HTML5 web player to Podbean, so you can now take your podcasts on the go! HTML5 allows multiple formats to be used for a video, so your browser can just pick the one that works and play your media with no third party add-ins, like Adobe Flash. For those of you who are less into the technical side, basically what this means is that when you try to play media from the main Podbean site on your iPhone and iPad, it will actually work instead of showing you the little puzzle piece. Forget to download the most recent episode of your favorite podcast? No problem, now you can access it directly from Podbean's mobile site! This update applies to all of Podbean, so your individual pages will also have HTML5 players! This means you can listen to a podcast from the main Podbean site, or a user's individual site, without any extra browser plug-ins! So get on your iPhone or iPad now and bookmark www.podbean.com and all of your favorite Podbean sites! Check out the screenshot below:
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In a recent article posted in The Wall Street Journal, author Mary
Pilon said she wanted to find personal finance information that "fits into my pocket but doesn't put me to sleep."
The result is a comprehensive list - "The
Best Personal Finance Podcasts" - that highlights the best of the best when
it comes to personal finance, budgeting and investing... and all of this
invaluable information is coming from podcasts.
Topping the list are several podcasts from NPR, including
The Color Of Money
and Planet Money as well as Marketplace from American Public Media. WSJ's own personal finance podcasts -
Your Money Matters
and This Morning
are listed too as are podcasts from financial giants such as Vanguard and
Fidelity. These podcasts provide listeners with useful information that's on
target with today's economic constraints. Learn simple explanations for
complicated financial concepts and deal with debt like a pro. From tips and
tricks for the more seasoned investor to basic financial concepts for beginners,
this list is a great place to start for anyone wanting to brush up on their
personal finance knowledge.
You can find these and other personal finance podcasts by visiting the
Podbean Podcast Social Subscribing Directory. This directory makes it easy to
discover new, timely podcasts as well as share your favorites with other users.
And because our directory includes both Podbean-hosted as well as non-Podbean
streams, you can always find the very best in podcasting that the web has to
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Think podcasting is just for personal sites or news ventures? Think again! More and more Podbean clients are finding new ways to integrate the Podbean Podcasting System into the educational arena and the results are stunning!
Most recently, Adam Watson's English class at South Oldham High School decided to broadcast their literary discussion using podcasting services from Podbean. 'Dragon Booktalk' became an instant hit among parents, teachers and students alike. The podcast has since receive national recognition and the students agree that the podcasting element drastically enhances the learning experience.
"It's hands-on," said Alexa Laviena in a recent interview. "You're not just reading to read. You get through the reading because you want to be able to know what to say and do when you do your recording. That's pretty cool even for people who don't like reading."
But the creativity doesn't stop there.
Podbean's collection of educational users is growing every day! TheToastmasters Leadership Instituteprovides podcasts to help listeners improve their public speaking skills whileMr. Stubbart's 5th Grade classuses the Podbean Podcasting System to act out history lessons or discuss science, math and other areas of learning.
Want more inspiration for ways Podbean can help you achieve your educational goals? VisitPodbean.comand browse some of the best educational podcasts on the web.
More people than ever are using mobile devices to surf the web - why not capitalize on that trend and stay connected with your podcast subscribers? Now you can! With the new Mobile Edition from Podbean.com, your audience can access your podcasts anytime, anywhere with a web-enabled mobile device. Available to all Podbean-hosted accounts, Mobile Edition displays your podcasts in a mobile-friendly interface so your audiences can catch your broadcasts on the go.
Podbean Mobile Edition system automates all the tricky stuff to display different interfaces to mobile and normal browsers - you don't need to code or configure anything. With the Podbean easy-to-use publishing system, staying in touch with your audiences has never been easier. The mobile site url is http://yoursite.podbean.com/mobile/
A new Visual/Html editor is implemented in Podbean publishing system.With this new editor, you can easily switch between Visual and HTML editing mode. Moreover, a new security mechanism is added. Scripts, embed code etc html tags will be automatically dropped in Free accounts. Paid users still can copy & paste any widget, script and embed code. We expect this security improvement will reduce the SPAM usage on our site and improve user experience to all our users.
As the number of members constantly growing, Podbean.com is getting bigger and better. Recently new servers are added to our server cluster and numerous optimization techniques are implemented. We expect these improvements will bring better service to all our users. Furthermore, Advanced and above plan users are getting around 50% more monthly growing space (see details). So now you can enjoy podcasting more.
We are gladly to see many individuals, corporations , non-profit organizations and educational institutes started podcasts through our service. We will be happy to hear your feedback and continue improving our service. Should you have any suggestion please feel free to contact us.
Podbean.com is glad to announce the new sidebar widget "Podcast Fans Widget" now is available to all Podbean Podcast publishers.
Fans are registered Podbean users who subscribe to your podcast via the "Subscribe" link under your sidebar logo or via the "Add to My Subscription" link in Podbean Podcast directory.
Simply add the "Fans" Widget to your podcast sidebar (click "Layout" -> sidebar widgets). You will see who are your Fans. Moreover, you can communicate your Fans via Podbean messaging system and invite them to be your friends.