5 episodes

DIY Podcasting is all about helping you produce the best sounding podcast possible.

DIY Podcasting Carl Houde

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DIY Podcasting is all about helping you produce the best sounding podcast possible.

    Microphone Selection and Positioning for Podcasters

    Microphone Selection and Positioning for Podcasters

    If you tried to count all the microphones that exist in the world, you'd probably give up before being halfway done. When this many options exist for an essential piece of podcasting equipment, it can be extremely difficult to decide what to buy.This episode, we're looking at the best types of microphones to use for podcasting, and then I tell you how you can use it to maximize sound quality and minimize background noise!Come back next week for Episode 5, when we discuss your recording software. We'll go over whether you should spend money on a fancy piece of software and which settings you should be paying attention to! DIY Podcasting is recorded and produced by Carl Houde for ThePodcastEngineer.com, the best solution for your podcast editing, mixing, and management needs!

    • 10 min
    How to Pick the Best Room for Podcast Recording

    How to Pick the Best Room for Podcast Recording

    Have you ever thought about your room from and audio recording standpoint? Maybe it's relatively empty—or maybe it's pretty fully decorated! There are so many was that your room can affect your podcast's sound quality.This episode, we look at how various rooms can affect the sound quality of your show and how to tell if your room is going to sound good.Come back next week for Episode 4, when we discuss... Wait for it... Microphones! We'll get into how you can pick the best podcasting microphone for YOU!  DIY Podcasting is recorded and produced by Carl Houde for ThePodcastEngineer.com, the best solution for your podcast editing, mixing, and management needs!

    • 8 min
    7 Ways to Become A Better Podcast Host

    7 Ways to Become A Better Podcast Host

    The most important part of your podcast setup is not your gear, or your show's topic, or even you guests—it's you! You as the host of your podcast have the single most significant impact on your show's sound quality. This episode, we look at 7 ways you can improve your hosting skills and immediately have a positive impact on your show's sound quality.Come back next week for Episode 3, when we discuss how to know if a room is fit for podcast recording and what to do about it if it's not! DIY Podcasting is recorded and produced by Carl Houde for ThePodcastEngineer.com, the best solution for your podcast editing, mixing, and management needs!

    • 6 min
    Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Podcast's Sound Quality

    Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Podcast's Sound Quality

    Let's take a look at something I'm going to call the Hierarchy of Sound (HoS). The HoS is made up of the 5 most important parts of your podcast recording setup. Improve these and your podcast sound quality will skyrocket.The Hierarchy of Sound is:The HostThe RoomThe MicrophoneThe Recording SoftwarePost-ProductionCome back next week for Episode 2, when we dive into how you can optimize the first block in the Hierarchy of Sound: The Host. DIY Podcasting is recorded and produced by Carl Houde for ThePodcastEngineer.com, the best solution for your podcast editing, mixing, and management needs!

    • 6 min
    DIY Podcasting Trailer

    DIY Podcasting Trailer

    DIY Podcasting is all about helping you produce the best sounding podcast possible. Tune in each week for a new 10-15 minute episode to help you improve your podcasting skills and stand out in the ever-growing sea of podcasts!

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Customer Reviews

MioHuo ,

DIY podcasting fan

This is well done, clear and will be super helpful. I can’t wait for the episodes to start coming out. Thanks Carl.

The second episode relating to the host is very insightful and the tips given are very easy to put in practice. Thanks.

Thanks again, insightful and useful. Great idea about the closet!!!

Episode four is full of useful, nerdy but yet surprisingly easy info to use. Thanks.

ms245746 ,

Can’t wait to hear more!

This is such an awesome topic and I’m looking forward to hearing what advice you have to share in future episodes!

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