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How to Listen to a Podcast via the Stitcher App

It’s no secret that I love, love podcasts! I have one–the Happy Yuppie Podcast. But I also listen to countless other podcasts here and abroad. They entertain me, keep me less bored while traveling or waiting for a friend who’s running late.

If you need more reasons for listening to podcasts, check out this post.

If you want to listen to a podcast on the go–while you’re driving, or stuck at the train or a bus, or taxi, maybe, I can only recommend one app to help you with that: Stitcher!

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Stitcher is not just a platform for podcasts, it’s also a platform for what is known now as “On-demand radio.” It┬áserves audio content or┬áradio that you can access wherever you are, whenever you want to.

Stitcher is available on both Apple App Store and on Google Play Store for Android.

It’s totally FREE!

How to Subscribe to a Podcast via Stitcher App

Don’t worry if you feel like you’re a total newbie in listening to podcasts. There’s always a first time. But once you get the hang of it, you can easily do it over and over.

Follow along our screencast below and just do it step by step. You won’t get lost. Promise!

Check out the slideshow below for the steps you need to take to install and make the most out of Stitcher Radio.

 

While I want you all to listen and subscribe to my podcast, I would also encourage you to listen to other podcasts. Check out my list of Recommended Podcasts.

If you don’t like the slideshow, check out the Screencast below.

Featured App: Track the Books You Read with Goodreads

After two years of avoiding Booksale and other bargain bookstores, I finally kicked out my most expensive vice: buying books. I have also given away, probably close to 200 books because our house can no longer contain them.

I may have stopped buying lots of “physical” books, but I still have lots and lots of ebooks–a lot of them came from friends and from… you know, the Intarnetz.

I can’t help it. I’m a voracious reader. I read anything under the sun–from Admirals of the World War II to personal finance books. I’m also a big Sci-Fi and Fantasy reader. I’ve read the poetry of Lourd de Veyra and even the historical stuff of Ambeth Ocampo.

I can go on and on… but you get the drift.

Are you a reader, too?

There’s this great app that allows us to track our own library and the books we read: Goodreads. It has a website and Smartphone app.

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Since the middle of 2013, I finally started tracking the books I read. But that’s not the only thing that Goodreads do. Here are four ways to use Goodreads: