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How To Start A Podcast 

How To Start A Podcast

Chapter One: The Joys of Podcasting

My podcast: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/

What is a podcast? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podcast

Serial podcast: https://serialpodcast.org/

This American Life podcast: https://www.thisamericanlife.org/

Chapter 2: From Radio To Podcasts

University Radio Bailrigg: https://bailriggradio.lancastersu.co.uk/

Webby award: https://www.webbyawards.com/winners/2006/web/general-website/community/bbc-cumbria-websitedigital-lives/?/

Chapter 3: How To Start Podcasting

Colin Gray, Podcast Expert: https://www.thepodcasthost.com/colin-gray-podcaster/

Chapter 4: Podcasting Equipment

Logitech H390 Wired Headset, Stereo Headphones with Noise-Cancelling Microphone, USB, In-Line Controls, PC/Mac/Laptop: https://paulteague.net/LogitechH390

Audio-Technica AT2020 USB+ Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone: https://paulteague.net/AT2020

Dave Jackson's School of Podcasting: https://schoolofpodcasting.com/

Yeti microphone: https://paulteague.net/yeti

HI-Q MP3 voice recorder for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hiqrecorder.free

Apple Voice Memos app: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT206775

Tascam DR-05X Stereo Handheld Digital Recorder and USB Audio Interface (DR05X): https://paulteague.net/tascam

Marantz Professional Sound Shield - Professional Vocal Reflection Filter Featuring Studio-Grade EVA Acoustic Foam: https://paulteague.net/marantz

Joanna Penn's podcast: https://www.thecreativepenn.com/podcasts/

Chapter 5: Launching Your Podcast

What is RSS? (Wikipedia): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS

Anchor podcasts: https://anchor.fm/

Why You Should Never Pay For Podcast Hosting by Nir Zicherman, CTO and co-founder of Anchor: https://medium.com/@NirZicherman

Libsyn podcasts: https://libsyn.com/

Podbean: https://www.podbean.com/start-unlimited-podcast

Buzzsprout: https://www.buzzsprout.com/

Spreaker: https://www.spreaker.com/

Audioboom: https://audioboom.com/

Blubrry: https://blubrry.com/

Blog Talk Radio: https://www.blogtalkradio.com/

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/

Chapter 6: Podcast Practicalities

Alitu podcast creation: https://alitu.com/

Auphonic post-production: https://auphonic.com/

Scheduling tools

Oncehub: https://www.oncehub.com/

vCita: https://www.vcita.com/

Calendly: https://calendly.com/

Acuity Scheduling: https://acuityscheduling.com/

Chapter 7: Recording & Editing Your Podcast

Skype: https://www.skype.com/

MP3 Skype Recorder: https://voipcallrecording.com/

Pamela: https://www.pamela.biz/

Squadcast: https://squadcast.fm/

Call Recorder by ecamm: https://www.ecamm.com/mac/callrecorder/

Recording calls directly in Skype: https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA12395/how-do-i-record-my-skype-calls

Audacity free editing software: https://www.audacityteam.org/

Camtasia recording software: https://paulteague.net/camtasia

NCH Wavepad audio editor: https://www.nch.com.au/wavepad/index.html

Twisted Wave audio editor: https://twistedwave.com/

Zencastr audio recording: https://zencastr.com/

Zoom video and audio recording: https://zoom.us/

Hindenburg editing software: https://hindenburg.com/

Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/facebookmedia/solutions/facebook-live

Google Hangouts: https://hangouts.google.com/

Garage Band for Mac: https://www.apple.com/uk/mac/garageband/

Adobe Audition: https://www.adobe.com/uk/products/audition.html

We Edit Podcasts (audio editing done for you): https://www.weeditpodcasts.com/pricing/

Chapter 8: Podcast Presentation Tips

Colin Gray, Podcast Expert: https://www.thepodcasthost.com/colin-gray-podcaster/

Camtasia recording software: https://paulteague.net/camtasia

Chapter 9: Refining The Podcast Process

Oncehub: https://www.oncehub.com/

vCita: https://www.vcita.com/

Calendly: https://calendly.com/

Acuity Scheduling: https://acuityscheduling.com/

My podcast FAQ page for guests: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-interview-guidance/

Canva image creation: https://www.canva.com/


Cheap outsourcing site: https://www.fiverr.com/

People-Per-Hour outsourcing: https://www.peopleperhour.com/

Upwork outsourcing site: https://www.upwork.com

Chapter 10: Podcast Interview Essentials

BBC Guidelines: https://www.bbc.co.uk/editorialguidelines/

Excellent article on legal obligations for broadcasters: http://www.communityradiotoolkit.net/on-air/regulation/

Free podcast release form from Gordon Firemark: https://www.gordonfiremark.com/PodcastRelease

Chapter 11: Accelerate Your Podcast


Cheap outsourcing site: https://www.fiverr.com/

People-Per-Hour outsourcing: https://www.peopleperhour.com/

Upwork outsourcing site: https://www.upwork.com

I get my music from PremiumBeat: https://www.premiumbeat.com/

Music Radio Creative: https://musicradiocreative.com/

Dave Jackson's School of Podcasting: https://schoolofpodcasting.com/

Colin Gray, Podcast Expert: https://www.thepodcasthost.com/colin-gray-podcaster/

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/

Amazon Associates (UK) affiliate program: https://affiliate-program.amazon.co.uk/

Amazon Associates (US) affiliate program: https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/

Teachable: https://teachable.com/

Chapter 12: Growing Your Podcast Audience

Wix website creation: https://www.wix.com/

Wordpress website creation: https://wordpress.org/

Wordpress Web Hosting

Email marketing


MailerLite Email Marketing for Small Business

Example - How to leave an iTunes review: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/how-to-leave-an-itunes-review/

Example - How to leave a Stitcher review: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/how-to-leave-a-stitcher-review/

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: https://geni.us/ColinGray

Profit from Your Podcast: Proven Strategies to Turn Listeners Into a Livelihood by Dave Jackson: https://geni.us/DaveJackson

Podcast Launch: How to Create & Launch Your Podcast by John Lee Dumas: https://geni.us/JohnLeeDumas

Podcasting for Authors: How to Make and Publish a Podcast by Jon Cronshaw: https://geni.us/JonCronshaw

For Authors: Audiobooks, Podcasting, And Voice Technologies by Joanna Penn: https://geni.us/JoannaPenn

Recommended podcasts

The Feed by Libsyn: https://thefeed.libsyn.com/

The Podcraft Podcast by Colin Gray: https://www.thepodcasthost.com/podcraft-podcast/

School of Podcasting podcast by Dave Jackson: https://schoolofpodcasting.com/episodes/

Suggested conferences

Pods Up North: https://www.podsupnorth.com/

Podcast movement: https://podcastmovement.com/

Suggested Mastermind groups

Progressive Success (Rob Moore): https://progressivesuccess.co.uk/

Podcast Host Academy (Colin Gray): https://www.thepodcasthost.com/academy/

School of Podcasting (Dave Jackson): https://schoolofpodcasting.com/

Chapter 14: What Next?

Libsyn's The Feed podcast: https://thefeed.libsyn.com/

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