Common podcast questions
Using Google Reader
You don't have to use iTunes to download my podcasts. In fact, you don't need any
program other than a Web browser to access my entire archive of podcasts. That's
because you can subscribe to them via Google Reader.
If you'd like to get a free Google e-mail account, visit Gmail.
Click "Sign up for Gmail." You'll need a cell phone capable of receiving text messages. Or, have someone you
know send you an invitation to join.
Once you have your account, you can go to Google Reader and sign in to Google. www.google.com/reader
On the Reader front page, click "Add subscription." A box will appear. To add my weekend show, paste the following link exactly:
Click Add. Then, click "Add subscription." Paste the following link to subscribe to my daily Digital Minutes:
After you add your subscriptions, you'll see a list of all my available podcasts. Use the list
on the left to switch between the weekend show and Minutes. To listen to one, simply click the
Expanded view tab. Then, click the play button for one of the podcasts.
You'll be prompted to enter your Kim's Club user name (which is the e-mail address you
registered with Kim's Club) and password (which is your Kim's Club password). You can opt to have
Firefox or IE remember it. When you come back to Reader, you won't need to re-enter it.
If you use a different computer, you'll need to enter your Kim's Club information.
You can also download the podcasts from Google Reader. Just click "Original audio source" beneath
one of the podcasts. A box will open giving you the option of opening or saving the file. Choose Save.