“How to Start a Podcast” is a serial podcast that teaches you how to create a podcast from scratch. Presented by Buzzsprout, this podcast is perfect for the newbie podcaster, the established podcaster who wants to make sure they have all their bases covered, or someone who wants to learn more about what it’s like to make a podcast. Start your podcast for FREE at Buzzsprout.com
Podcast concept: name, niche, and goals
In Episode 01 of How to Start a Podcast, you'll learn how to pick the right niche for your podcast and how to create the perfect name for your new show.
How to name your podcast (Video)How to identify your podcast's niche (Video)80 Podcasting Tips to Start a Successful Podcast (Blog)
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Podcast format: co-hosts, style, and episode length
In Episode 02 of How to Start a Podcast, you'll learn how to pick the best format for your show, how long your podcast episodes should be, and the qualities to look for in a co-host.
How to Write a Podcast Script [8 Free Script Templates] (Blog)How Long Should a Podcast Episode Be? (Blog)Top 5 Podcast Interview Questions (Video)
Podcast equipment: best mics, mixers, and more
In Episode 03 of How to Start a Podcast, you'll learn how to choose a good microphone and which accessories we recommend for 1-person, 2-person, and 4-person podcast setups.
How to Record a Podcast on Zoom [Best Settings for 2022] (Blog)Long Distance Podcast Recording on a Budget with Zoom (Video)Samson Q2U Review: Best Mic for New Podcasters (Video)Can a Samson Q2U sound like a Shure SM7B? MIC BATTLE! (Video)Blue Yeti Review: Is it a good choice for podcasters? (Video)
Gear We Recommend:
Samson Q2U (Microphone)Rode PodMic (Microphone)Samson SM7B (Microphone)Rode PSA1 (Boom Arm)Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (Audio Interface)Rodecaster Pro (Audio Mixer)
Podcast software: best recording and editing software
In Episode 04 of How to Start a Podcast, we cover the best recording and editing software for new podcasters.
How to Record a Podcast on Zoom [Best Settings for 2022] (Blog)Best Podcast Recording & Editing Software (Video)Top 3 Transcription Services for Podcasters (Video)
Remote Recording Software:
GarageBandAudacityHindenburg Journalist ProDescript
Otter.aiMagic MasteringAudio Hijack
Podcast recording: setup and record your podcast
In Episode 05 of How to Start a Podcast, you'll learn how to set up and record a professional podcast from the comfort of your own home.
Can a Samson Q2U sound like a Shure SM7B? MIC BATTLE! (Video)How to Record a Podcast Remotely [The Ultimate Guide] (Video)Acoustic Treatment for Podcasters (Blog)
Podcast editing: practical podcast editing tips
In Episode 06 of How to Start a Podcast, you'll learn how to edit your podcast episodes and how to choose your editing software.
How to Edit a Podcast in Audacity (Video)How to Edit a Podcast in GarageBand (Video)How to Edit a Podcast in Descript (Video)7 Best Places to Get Free Music for Your Podcast (Video)
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