What is the best way to stream a Podcast to my Website?

Andy July 1, 2010
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I currently have a Podcast that I record using Skype. I would like to be able to stream the show live to my own website and have a chat room for people listening to talk about the show. What would be the best way to accomplish this? The site is currently using WordPress 3.0.

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  1. Anonymous
    September 22, 2010 at 12:28 pm

    I heard for recording Skype IMCapture for Skype ( http://www.imcapture.com ) is good app, anybody use this prog?

  2. Jack Cola
    July 6, 2010 at 2:51 pm

    What about setting up a online radio station? When you are off air, just play some music, when you are on air, have your show.

    You can easily set this up with ShoutCast and http://freestreamhosting.org/, and then just embed the player into your website or have a l"isten now" link

  3. Roger McManus
    July 2, 2010 at 3:36 pm

    If you were going to record an audio podcast, the easiest system I have found is Audio Acrobat. I am guessing from your question you want a "live show" approach with text comments, but I have used Audio Acrobat and a bridge line to perform and record simultaneously allowing me to post the recording and keep the discussion alive after the show. They also have video products, but I have not used them. Take a look at http://rogermcmanus.audioacrobat.com/. (Full disclosure: This is an affiliate link, but you can't buy it cheaper anyway.) Good luck. Roger

  4. Taty
    July 2, 2010 at 4:34 am

    Doing that from Skype could be tricky. My recommendation is that you use something like
    http://www.ustream.tv/
    or
    http://www.stickam.com
    They allow you to stream the video live and ustream allows you to embed it to your site.

    • Andy
      July 2, 2010 at 5:11 pm

      yeah...that's the issue. I'm not doing video, just audio and I don't have all the fancy equipment, and my cohost is in another city altogether, so skype is about all I've got to work with. Thanks though.