Radio broadcasts were once considered by us humans to be a brilliant invention that allowed the world to connect and communicate over long distances. However, even many years after radio's development, it took time for this channel to become a mainstream. But in today's world it is difficult to find someone who has not experienced this channel. Afterwards, we started to follow the returns of the new era, which became widespread with the television era, which quickly took the throne of the radio, and the internet era that followed, with excitement. As it is known, with the rapid spread of the internet, it is no longer a dream to open a video channel with unique concepts and appeal to millions of people. So much so that, thanks to this video age, which has become widespread, many new occupational groups have been formed. People are doing their best to produce new video content by working privately - maybe by forming a team - to become more professional. However, as our world has begun to move to a different dimension with these rapidly changing communication tools, an old but stubbornly rising trend draws attention: “Podcast broadcasting”.
So, how did the "Podcast", also called the new generation "internet radio stations", which started to spread from America to the world and attracts increasing attention in our country, emerged, what is it, how is it made / voiced?
The Emergence of the Podcast
First of all, let's talk about where the podcast got its name. Although not as popular as the iPhone today, in the 2000s the iPod was the best Walkman of the era for music lovers. In 2004, journalist Ben Hammersley combined the iPod's "Pod" with a broadcasting term, "broadcast", and audio broadcasts became "podcasts" thanks to him.
What is Podcast?
The primary function of a podcast, rather than music, is conversations, conversations, or conversations about people's different interests.dubbingand are usually prepared in sections. Podcast, which can be defined as a modern radio genre that you can listen to online/off from your computer or phone, is actually more than just a radio. Because podcasting is not only limited to audio, it can also be video. However, listening is more preferable because as a result of the new living conditions, people tend to do more than one job at the same time, instead of watching videos by focusing, they can both do their main work and have information about a topic related to their interests with a conversation that stays in the background. they may be. For example, car trips are the perfect times for this. This time period is one of the most common ways people listen because driving while doing nothing is seen as a waste of time. Of course, the audio content is excellent, as video cannot be watched there either. Likewise, podcasts are a great option when you're working out at the gym, hiking, mowing the lawn, or on a trip to work. In short, any time spent wasted can be a time earned for voices that will entertain and educate us!
How to Make / Voice a Podcast?
If you want to be a "podcaster" podcast voiceover After determining the subject, you can immediately start recording using your smartphone's voice recorder or with a microphone that you can use for recording on the phone and computer. Or you can do voiceovers for your own podcast by renting a suitable studio environment.
records; There are paid or free services for all of them, although you have to work hard to regularly upload them to Spotify, SoundCloud or iTunes, where the podcast was born, and to reach different audiences.
So how is it that podcasts, which some of us can't even comprehend, increase the number of listeners every day?
Why is Podcast on the Rise?
Podcast “Is he listening?” For the answer to the question, we can look at the results of Edison Research's "The Podcast Consumer 2019" research on podcast listeners in America. According to Edison Research's Share of Ear research, which has been tracking all forms of online and offline listening since 2014, podcast listenership has grown significantly over the past year. Podcasts, whose listening rates have doubled in the last five years, have been heard by 51 percent of Americans over the age of 12 at least once in 2018, according to the study. While there was an increase across all demographic data, most of the increase came from listeners aged 12-24. In the light of Nielsen and Edison Research's research, a total of 18.5 million podcast episodes were aired until last year, while this year the figure has increased to 34 million. According to TechCrunch, podcast revenues stood at $314 million in 2017, with an expectation of $659 million in 2020.
Among the reasons why the podcast is on the rise; Undoubtedly, we can say that thanks to the ease of doing it in the background as a second job and the possibility of easily finding the desired program in any subject, it is easy to access information quickly. Thus, people have the opportunity to learn by just listening to a scientific research that they can learn by reading pages and hours.