Ok, so probably like you, you've heard or read about podcasting and video blogging (aka vlogging). In fact, in today's Wall Street Journal there was an article about podcasting entitled Pod Power (link available for seven days). Inside the article you'll find good tips including that you need a good microphone on your PC and if you want, you can get a good package of software and mic for a mere $179.95.
However, what's it worth. Right now according to eMarketer not much, but like eveything else on the internet it is expected to grow. According to eMarketer there were 5 million people that listened to a podcast and that number is expected to grow to 62.8 million by 2010; that's some hockey stick.
Now what about vlogging? Well I couldn't find much on the amount on eMarketer, but what I did find was that 19% of all US computer owners have edited a digital video; well that looks like step 1 to vlogging.
So, I took a look around and you know what I found? That's right kids, a bunch of links and of course the ability to plunk down a few hundred dollars to help you edit and make your own professional video blogs. Here's one I liked alot, but not enough to drop some cash - http://www.seriousmagic.com/videoblog.cfm
Now, because I was interested I did my own research for you - value added from a guy with a lot more hair than the serious magic spokesperson, who by the way, probably has more money than me. So armed with some bad family video, Microsoft's Movie Maker software pre-installed on my XP computer, and a search on the internet, I found a great cheap way to vlog.
So without further ado (what exactly is an ado), welcome to the 2006 version of home videos and my first attempt at a vlog or more like a movie log (mlog). By the way - hit the play button!!!
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