New word of the year…

Last year, it was “blog” – one of which you are reading right now.

This year’s new word of the year is… podcast.

“Only a year ago, podcasting was an arcane activity, the domain of a few techies and self-admitted “geeks.” Now you can hear everything from NASCAR coverage to NPR’s All Things Considered in downloadable audio files called “podcasts”. Thousands of podcasts are available at the iTunes Music Store, and websites such as and track thousands more. That’s why the editors of the New Oxford American Dictionary have selected “podcast” as the Word of the Year for 2005. Podcast, defined as “a digital recording of a radio broadcast or similar program, made available on the Internet for downloading to a personal audio player,” will be added to the next online update of the New Oxford American Dictionary, due in early 2006.” -From the press release of the New Oxford American Dictionary.

Read about in Forbes

OR Read about in Yahoo news.

Here’s how to get to my new podcast with 3 episodes so far:

Kim’s new Podcast click here.

“How she got 2497 customers herself in 2.5 years.” When you click the above link, if you don’t have iTunes downloaded, you’ll be prompted to download an application. It’s iTunes, so say ‘yes’. Also turn off your pop-up blocker for this.

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