Public radio stations have broadcast wonderful stories about special places for years. Showing either recent or archived stories on a map makes them available to whole new audiences.
Like radio, many podcasts have episodes that tell a story of a place or people who lived there. With MapCast those episodes can be featured and easily found on a map.
It's estimated that over 20% of audio stories relate to a place. That's over a million audio stories, including podcasting episodes and radio. Enough to keep you suggesting and listening, and us publishing, for quite some time.
About one-third of Internet searches are related to a place. So wouldn’t it be wonderful to look at a map, whether you’re home or traveling, and find intriguing, high quality audio stories.
Here’s one example…KLCC Radio published a timeless story of Amanda’s Trail, about Indian relocation in Oregon, Thousands of people drive by that location daily.
With a pin on a Google map for the story, it’s easy to find. Image KLCC. Click here to locate and hear it