Chapter One: The Joys of Podcasting

My podcast: [Note: No longer available - see archived version at]

What is a podcast?

Serial podcast:

This American Life podcast:

Chapter 2: From Radio To Podcasts

University Radio Bailrigg:

Webby award:

Chapter 3: How To Start Podcasting

Colin Gray, Podcast Expert:

Chapter 4: Podcasting Equipment

Logitech H390 Wired Headset, Stereo Headphones with Noise-Cancelling Microphone, USB, In-Line Controls, PC/Mac/Laptop:

Audio-Technica AT2020 USB+ Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone:

Dave Jackson's School of Podcasting:

Yeti microphone:

HI-Q MP3 voice recorder for Android:

Apple Voice Memos app:

Tascam DR-05X Stereo Handheld Digital Recorder and USB Audio Interface (DR05X):

Marantz Professional Sound Shield - Professional Vocal Reflection Filter Featuring Studio-Grade EVA Acoustic Foam:

Joanna Penn's podcast:

Chapter 5: Launching Your Podcast

What is RSS? (Wikipedia):

Anchor podcasts: Note: Now at Spotify via

Why You Should Never Pay For Podcast Hosting by Nir Zicherman, CTO and co-founder of Anchor:

Libsyn podcasts:






Blog Talk Radio:


Chapter 6: Podcast Practicalities

Alitu podcast creation:

Auphonic post-production:

Scheduling tools




Acuity Scheduling:

Chapter 7: Recording & Editing Your Podcast


MP3 Skype Recorder:



Call Recorder by ecamm:

Recording calls directly in Skype:

Audacity free editing software:

Camtasia recording software:

NCH Wavepad audio editor:

Twisted Wave audio editor:

Zencastr audio recording:

Zoom video and audio recording:

Hindenburg editing software:

Facebook Live:

Google Hangouts:

Garage Band for Mac:

Adobe Audition:

We Edit Podcasts (audio editing done for you):

Chapter 8: Podcast Presentation Tips

Colin Gray, Podcast Expert:

Camtasia recording software:

Chapter 9: Refining The Podcast Process




Acuity Scheduling:

My podcast FAQ page for guests: [No longer available - archive version at]

Canva image creation:


Cheap outsourcing site:

People-Per-Hour outsourcing:

Upwork outsourcing site:

Chapter 10: Podcast Interview Essentials

BBC Guidelines:

Excellent article on legal obligations for broadcasters:

Free podcast release form from Gordon Firemark:

Chapter 11: Accelerate Your Podcast


Cheap outsourcing site:

People-Per-Hour outsourcing:

Upwork outsourcing site:

I get my music from PremiumBeat:

Music Radio Creative:

Dave Jackson's School of Podcasting:

Colin Gray, Podcast Expert:


Amazon Associates (UK) affiliate program:

Amazon Associates (US) affiliate program:


Chapter 12: Growing Your Podcast Audience

Wix website creation:

WordPress website creation:

Email marketing



Example - How to leave an iTunes review: [No longer available - limited archive version at]

Example - How to leave a Stitcher review: [No longer available - limited archive version available at]

Chapter 13: Podcasting Next Steps

Recommended books

How to Podcast: The Equipment, Strategy & Podcasting Skills You Need to Reach Your Audience: The book to guide you from Novice Podcaster to Confident Broadcaster by Colin Gray:

Profit from Your Podcast: Proven Strategies to Turn Listeners Into a Livelihood by Dave Jackson:

Podcast Launch: How to Create & Launch Your Podcast by John Lee Dumas:

For Authors: Audiobooks, Podcasting, And Voice Technologies by Joanna Penn:

Recommended podcasts

The Feed by Libsyn:

The Podcraft Podcast by Colin Gray:

School of Podcasting podcast by Dave Jackson:

Suggested conferences

Pods Up North:

Podcast movement:

Suggested Mastermind groups

Progressive Success (Rob Moore):

Podcast Host Academy (Colin Gray):

School of Podcasting (Dave Jackson):

Chapter 14: What Next?

Libsyn's The Feed podcast:

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