General Uses of Podcasting - Extended List

Below is a list of general uses of podcasting. If you have any other ideas, feel free to click "Edit" at the top of this page and add them to the list.

  • Home-grown radio shows - music, talkback, news & current affairs*
  • Bands, musicians, comedians, & other vocal/music performers can release their latest creative works.
  • Self-guided walking tours and hiking trail guides.
  • Audio books (can be serialised)
  • How-to instructions for hands-on tasks
  • Instructions for yoga, meditation, visualization, or self-hypnosis.
  • Life coaching and life skills guides
  • Sermons, speeches, or debates
  • Expanded access to online content for the blind
  • Audio from conference sessions (plenaries, panel discussions, etc.)
  • Storytelling for children or adults (maybe even the return of the audio soap opera)
  • Specialised industry news from professional or trade or from foundations or educational/research institutions
  • In-house news or updates for a company or organisation
  • Investor news
  • Sportscasts for niche sports
  • Marketing and promotion (niche and micro-marketing)