Podcasting: Traditional Vs Limor
The traditional way of podcasting
Limor is an exciting new social audio app founded by Shane Monahan. Shane, an avid fan of podcasts, wanted to come up with a new, easier and more efficient way to create and share audio or podcasts, as most people were put off when they heard about the amount of time, effort and expense that can be invested when establishing a new podcast from scratch. We at Limor call this method the “traditional” way of podcasting.
This traditional method of creating and distributing podcasts dates back to the early 2000’s when the podcast first came to the forefront. The term ‘traditional podcast’ is the method used to create and distribute podcasts since the early 2000’s - a method that has not changed in well over a decade. This traditional way of podcasting - pre arranged recording locations, studios, one on one conversations, expensive equipment, research before and after recording, editing software, host websites or platforms etc is all time, energy, work and expense which is enough to turn anyone against the idea of creating podcasts, no matter how enthusiastic they may be. Due to these barriers to entry only the most committed begin to create podcasts. Not anymore , now thanks to Limor everyone can instantly join the conversation.
Podcasting is expensive
Podcasting can be extremely expensive. For a start, the cost of having a studio, the correct microphones, editing software or hiring a producer and a web host etc, is certainly not cheap. Another very valuable commodity that people can often overlook as being valuable is time, as the saying goes:
“Money rich time poor”
Time is extremely valuable, this is something that Limor offers it’s user, a far more time efficient method of podcasting. Limor saves the user time in creation, distribution, consumption and now also in social audio interaction.
2019 the year of the podcast
With the growth of popularity of podcasts in 2018 and the further explosion of audio and podcasts in 2019 the official launch of Limor on iOS and Android could not have come at a better time.
Now, more than ever, people are consuming podcasts on a regular basis, whether that is in the car, at home, at the gym or even at work. The beauty of audio is that you can multitask , you can consume content while undertaking other chores. Now, with Limor you can also create content and interact while performing other duties.
Great design comes from solving problems
Limor set out with an objective to do just this, solve problems. Limor has certainly succeeded in the first major problem encountered, Limor has removed the barriers to entry for anyone interested in creating a podcast.
Limor allows users to create audio and podcasts straight from their phone anywhere, anytime without the need for a studio or editing software. It allows for instant distribution and instant social and verbal interaction with your listeners. This is the next evolution of podcasting this is social audio.
How do I get started on Limor?
To join the Limor conspiracy, you simply download the app from the AppStore or Google Play Store, set up a profile similar to your other social media accounts, press record and instantly publish to your Limor profile and in turn the Limor community. You can follow other user’s and build up a following of your own, but what is really unique to Limor is the voice comments.
Voice comments and social audio interaction
With Limor you can instantly converse with other users via voice comments. This functionality gives you, either as a creator or a consumer, the chance to reach out to other users and engage on their social audio content with the power of your voice. Users can also like and recast content. This ability to reach out and leave feedback in the form of traditional text comments or voice comments and start a conversation with anyone instantly sets Limor apart from the old ways of podcasting and audio creation.
For anybody interested in creating their own audio without any barriers to entry including cost, equipment and studio requirements, simply download Limor for free and carry your own podcast studio around in your pocket wherever you go.
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