The Change: From Listener to Participant
After meeting so many other podcasters via the internet, I’ve been thinking about the medium a lot recently. Not about my own show, or myself and how I can interact within the realm, but more about other podcasters. I know where I came from and what my motivations are. But, how was it that so many of these other people came to be participants? There are numbers that suggest that the current number of shows available in podcast form are in the millions. I’ve also read they’re in the hundreds of thousands. Apparently, no one knows for sure. Personally, it makes me curious.
Luckily, as I was ruminating over this idea last week, a discussion broke out in the Independent Podcasting Alliance on Facebook. The exact same question was posed by Peter James Reilly of the Gasm Podcast:
Question: “…What got you into Podcasting? This is such a strange medium…
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