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EightWheels.com Now Brings You Here

Way back in 2004, I started a website and blog for motorcoach drivers— “EightWheels…On the Road.” It was at eightwheels.com. After more than eight years, in 2012 I mostly abandoned it—I never took it down, as some of the information was (and still is) useful, but my priorities changed, technology changed, and I didn’t continue updating the site. I still own the EIGHTWHEELS.COM domain, of course, and decided to move everything to this site, which is much more modern, up to date technology-wise, easier to maintain, and supports my podcasting…

What Is a Podcast?

Since I recently became a podcaster, I’ve become acutely aware that there are many people who don’t know what a podcast is, or have never listened to one. First, what a podcast is NOT: It is not a VLOG (video log); it is not something you watch. It is not a post on YouTube (okay, some podcasts are posted on YouTube, but they’re in a small minority). What a podcast IS: A podcast is similar to talk radio, but on demand. It’s a series of spoken, audio episodes, often focused…