Some people have a hard time typing or writing their thoughts into their blogs. However, these same people have no problem talking their mind. These are the people that might do well podcasting.
Podcasting a series of digital media files (either audio or video) that are released episodically and downloaded through web syndication.
If you have a simple microphone, and a recording device, you can podcast. You can podcast all your blog posts instead of writing, or mix up your posts with your podcast recordings. Of course, those who want to have a more professional sound, you will have to invest in great sound equipment, but for those starting out, you might want to try something like Audacity.
I have used the program and it really does a great job for a free and open source audio program. These days, it is really easy to implement audio files into blogs.
Podcasting is a way that makes your website have more depth. While your visitors might not see your face, they can hear you. They can surf the web, while keeping your site open in another browser window and listening to you. You can talk about anything you want your listeners to hear. You can even have your podcasts be downloaded and listened to on phones! Some sites you might consider sharing your podcasts at, in order to gain more visitors/ listeners:
Have you tried podcasting? What tools do you use? What kind of topics do you podcast about?