We have a “no media player left behind” policy here at Nineball… whether the buzz is real, manufactured, genuine, or some combination of all three, the Zune is getting some attention and it does support podcasting. If you’re a podcaster and want to make it easier for Zune owners to subscribe to your podcast, here is how to make a one-click subscribe link.
- Your RSS feed
- The title of your show
zune://subscribe/?The title of your show=Your RSS feed
Insert ingredients… serve and enjoy.
That’s it. Here are a few examples so you can see it:
For everyone’s favorite yoga and lifestyle show, Hip Tranquil Chick:
For my side project, the Nonprofit Law Podcast:
Pretty easy stuff. Notice you can put spaces in there… works just fine. Note that the “zune://” piece will tell the clicking PC to fire up Zune software… if your computer doesn’t have it, it will stare at you blankly and go, “huh?”. Just so you know…
Some people like to use “chiclets” in a sidebar… there’s a nice one over at podcast.com. Looks like this:
There you have it… now you can welcome Zune owners to podcasting with an easy-to-use one-click subscribe option!