Introduction to Vlogging with iTunes

apple itunes vloggingO’Reilly Digital Media has an article showing you how to get up and running with the latest craze – vlogging. For those of you that don’t know, podcasting with audio is out and podcasting with video is in – hence the term ‘vlogging’.

O’Reilly Digital Media: Vlogging is short for video blogging, also known as vodcasting. When Apple enabled iTunes to subscribe to Podcasts, they opened the door to “syndicated” feeds. Almost all blogs provide syndicated feeds–through RSS, Atom, and the like–and some feeds provide “enclosures.” It is within the enclosures that the audio portion of any given podcast is provided. But enclosures aren’t limited to audio. They can contain video, too. Vlogging is the practice of attaching video to RSS and Atom enclosures.

It’s a pretty good introduction to using iTunes to setup a podcast feed with video. If you thought the already 50,000+ podcasts were weird wait until you SEE them

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