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In this show, we tackle the challenges that come with creating your own podcast. Everything from getting started, coming up with ideas for the show, the gear that you need, and thoughts for how to grow your show from launch through your one millionth download and beyond.


Whether you’ve literally just found this show searching “How to Start a Podcast” or you’re an expert just wanting to make sure you’re on the right course, we are here to help you follow through on your dreams of creating your own podcast.
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You've worked hard to get to this point. You've got a script ready, music picked out, and you're ready and raring to go. Now we just have to record... Easy, right?  In this episode, we'll take a look (and listen) at what recording gear you'll need as well as some advice on how to record your audio. Highlights from this episode include:  Why quality audio is just as important as quality content (2:11) Podcast gear for getting started (3:44) Microphones! (6:34) Condenser vs. Dynamic Microphones (7:02) Polar Patterns (10:22) How to choose the right microphones for you (12:11) The 5 Rules of Recording (13:28) Tech Specs (17:54) Homework (18:29)  Resources for this episode... Online Podcast Recording:  Zencastr: https://zencastr.com/ TryCast: https://tryca.st/ Remotely: https://remotely.fm/ Recorders & Recording Interfaces:  Zoom P4: https://www.amazon.com/Zoom-Digital-Multitrack-Recorder-P4/dp/B08F8HL7T7/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?dchild=1&keywords=Zoom+P4&qid=1624414606&s=musical-instruments&sr=1-1-spons&psc=1&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUExWTk0NklGOUVTUkRMJmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUEwOTQ5MTcwMVlEN0NRNlZUUVVLTyZlbmNyeXB0ZWRBZElkPUEwMjc4MzA4MkFUV1RMN0c4RkhPRiZ3aWRnZXROYW1lPXNwX2F0ZiZhY3Rpb249Y2xpY2tSZWRpcmVjdCZkb05vdExvZ0NsaWNrPXRydWU= Rodecaster Pro: https://www.bswusa.com/Podcasting-Rode-Rodecaster-Pro-P14002.aspx Scarlett Solo: https://www.amazon.com/Focusrite-Scarlett-Audio-Interface-Tools/dp/B07QR6Z1JB/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=scarlett+solo&qid=1624414719&sr=8-1 UA Apollo: https://www.bswusa.com/USB-Interfaces-Universal-Audio-APOLLO-SOLO-USB-Heritage-Edition-P15051.aspx Microphones Mentioned:  ATR2100: https://www.amazon.com/Audio-Technica-ATR2100-USB-Cardioid-Dynamic-Microphone/dp/B004QJOZS4 Samson Q2U: https://www.amazon.com/Samson-Microphone-Windscreen-Dimmable-Extension/dp/B08BJCR6HZ/ref=sr_1_6?dchild=1&keywords=samson+q2u&qid=1624414528&s=musical-instruments&sr=1-6 Shure MV7: https://www.amazon.com/Shure-Microphone-Podcasting-Voice-Isolating-Technology/dp/B08G7RG9ML/ref=sr_1_5?dchild=1&keywords=shure+MV7&qid=1624412359&s=musical-instruments&sr=1-5 Blue Yeti: https://www.amazon.com/Blue-Yeti-USB-Microphone-Blackout/dp/B00N1YPXW2/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=blue+yeti&qid=1624412400&s=musical-instruments&sr=1-3 Electrovoice RE20: https://www.bswusa.com/Dynamic-Microphones-Electrovoice-RE20-Package-P2219.aspx SM7B: https://www.bswusa.com/Dynamic-Microphones-Shure-SM7B-P5269.aspx Additional Links:   Recommended gain booster, the  Cloudlifter CL-1: https://www.amazon.com/Cloud-Microphones-CL-1-Cloudlifter-1-channel/dp/B004MQSV04/ref=sr_1_5?dchild=1&keywords=cloudlifter+cl-1&qid=1624414960&sr=8-5 Podcastage: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvOU-zTlankT-JjN3ZzvuKA     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Your show needs structure, and in this episode, we wrap up the last two pieces you need for creating a podcast: the body of your show and the trailer. We cover:   Creating Your Trailer (0:48) Why you need a trailer now (1:11) Putting your trailer together (2:52) The importance of consistency (4:04) Structuring the body of your podcast (6:51) Segments for your show (7:38) Content for each segment (8:14) Links Referenced:  Hardcore History: Addendum - https://www.dancarlin.com/addendum/  "Defining authenticity" by Seth Godin - https://seths.blog/2017/10/defining-authenticity/  The Hero's Journey - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hero%27s_journey  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
You've got a name for your show and a solid concept, but how do you put it all together? In this episode, we explore the challenges that come with creating a good structure your podcast that will be great for your listeners and your mental health.  We also cover:  The frequency of your podcast's release schedule (2:14) How to decide on your show's format (3:33) The structure of the show itself (6:47) How to choose music for your show (10:24) Links: Podfade: https://www.amplifimedia.com/blogstein/2018/8/22/how-many-of-the-550000-podcasts-are-actually-active Broadcast Law Blog Article: https://www.broadcastlawblog.com/2020/07/articles/using-music-in-podcasts-talk-to-the-copyright-holders-why-you-cant-rely-on-your-ascap-bmi-sesac-and-soundexchange-licenses/  Soundstripe: https://www.soundstripe.com/  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Have you ever wanted to know what it takes for your podcast to stand out in a sea of similar content? In this episode, we're going to dive into what makes a podcast successful, and how you can position yourself to be unique. In this episode, we'll discuss: A (very) brief case study on Joe Rogan (1:11)  Why your positioning matters to your audience (3:13) The basics of positioning (5:31) How to position your podcast effectively (8:54) Your homework for the next episode (11:29)   Links Referenced:  The Death of Independent Podcasting: What Spotify Is Trying to Do With the Joe Rogan Deal Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind Obviously Awesome New Coke     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ever wanted to start a podcast, but not know where to start? In this first series, we're taking a deeper look at what it takes to start a podcast. We'll cover everything from concept to execution. If you're wanting to learn how to create a podcast of your own, start here!  In this first episode, we're going to talk about how to create an effective concept for your show. We cover: Identifying your objective for your podcast Creating a target Developing your concept Researching your concept to confirm a market fit.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Humble Podcaster

The Humble Podcaster

2021-05-1401:00

In this show, we tackle the challenges that come with creating your own podcast. Everything from getting started, coming up with ideas for the show, the gear that you need, and thoughts for how to grow your show from launch through your one millionth download and beyond. Whether you’ve literally just found this show searching “How to Start a Podcast” or you’re an expert just wanting to make sure you’re on the right course, we are here to help you follow through on your dreams of creating your own podcast. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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