519bbgv4wl_aa240_If you’re interested in podcasting, particularly in podcasting for business, you’ll want to hear this interview with my podcasting hero, Shel Holtz, co-author (with Neville Hobson) of How to Do Everything with Podcasting, just published by Osborne. Shel and Neville host one of the best podcasts out there, For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report.

I chatted with Shel at a geek dinner in Toronto in late June. Plus, you’ll hear a few tidbits about Podcasters Across Borders 2007, recently held in Kingston, Ontario.

The whole podcast is a just 26 minutes. Please listen and then let me know what you think!
You can download the show right here or subscribe through iTunes.

Here are the show notes:
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[00:01] Intro and welcome; the interview with Shel Holtz, co-author (with Neville Hobson) of How to Do Everything with Podcasting; see the accompanying Web site too
[11:45] Quick interviews from Podcasters Across Borders 2007 (PAB2007): Chris Penn of the Financial Aid Podcast and Bryan Person of the NewCommRoad Podcast; also a shout-out to Mitch Joel and Podcamp Boston2
[16:05] Kudos to Mark Blevis and Bob Goyetche and their partners Andrea Ross and Cathy Bobkowicz for doing such a great job with PAB2007. For more about PAB2007, see the blog posts by Joe Thornley and Mitch Joel. Listen to the Canadian Podcast Buffet too.
[17:00] Tod Maffin’s “Idea to Air” workshop at PAB2007
[17:19] Webinar Wisdom podcast: The place to learn about using Webinars as a marketing tool
[18:33] Comment from MY NORTHERNMOST LISTENER Francis Wooby about text-to-speech
[21:26] Comment from Hugh McGuire about text-to-speech
[21:26] Comment from Tina Hansen about text-to-speech (she’s the one who started this whole thread)
[25:00] Where to send comments: email to, call the comment line at 206-338-4200 or post a message to the Trafcom News Podcast blog
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Theme music is “Beneath Your Surface” by the Elisabeth Lohninger Quartet from the Podsafe Music Network


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