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Podcasting along Nebraska Byways

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Nebraska's Scenic Byway attractions can bring live, up- to-date information to potential visitors through podcasts, said Connie Francis, extension educator focusing on rural economic development.

Podcasts distribute audio and video files over the Internet for playback on computers or portable devices. Only imagination limits opportunities for scenic byways and attractions to market their unique assets through podcasts.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and the Nebraska Rural Initiative plan "Podcasting Along Nebraska Byways" workshops in three Nebraska locations in March. The workshops are specifically targeted to those involved in promoting the nine Nebraska scenic byways. They will give participants an opportunity to create and publish their own podcasts for use on byway web sites or by businesses along the byway to promote their region. Workshops will be held:

--March 18, Ravenna;

--March 24, Sidney;

--March 26, Valentine.

Each "Podcasting Along Nebraska Byways" workshop will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. local time. The day-long classes will include creating an outline, writing the narrative, and producing and publishing a podcast episode. Registration is limited to 14 participants at each location, so get your registrations in early.

Cost of the class is $59 and all registrations are due by March 11. Register online at http://cariregistration.unl.edu or by phone at the UNL Center for Applied Rural Innovation, 800-328-2851. Information will be provided to each registrant regarding what to bring to the workshop.

Increasing popularity makes podcasting a great way to promote tourism, travel, recreation, historic sites and other activities. Many communities and regions are creating podcasts to guide downtown walking tours and driving tours of their historic areas. Having creative content and good-quality photos are key to producing an effective podcast. It can be a fun and effective way to promote Nebraska's scenic byways to potential visitors.



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