A podcast is a digital audio file that can be downloaded into your computer or mobile device. It is typically available as a series, and new episodes can be received automatically by subscribers. Podcasts are a source of
education, inspiration, and entertainment. They are also a useful marketing tool for small business owners. This article provides a short history of podcasting, its uses, and its benefits for medical writers. It will also provide some selected sources, should you decide to give podcasts a go.