Taking you from novice podcaster to confident broadcaster! This podcast is all about the brilliant world of Podcasting – teaching you how to make, grow and monetise a great show. In this podcast I cover the full range of Podcasting skills, looking at: Podcasting Equipment – what microphones to buy, when to get a mixer, how to set it all up. Podcasting Techniques – recording interviews, recording outside events. Podcast Editing – what software to use, how to create the best audio possible. Podcast Promotion – how to grow your audience, how to market your brand. Podcast Planning – scripting, episode planning, topic generation. Podcast Monetisation – how to make money out of your broadcast without turning off your audience. And more – podcasting environments, events, speaking skills.I'll be bringing on guests from popular podcasts, talking to novices and experts alike, and generally helping you to create the best podcast possible. If you have any suggestions for future episodes, or feedback on the podcast, get in touch on twitter at @thepodcasthost or through the website at https://www.ThePodcastHost.com
United Kingdom
144 episodes
since Feb. 1, 2014


Some might call this a "Pet Peeves" episode, but you can also think of them as "Growth Opportunities". Are you doing some things that might be costing listeners to drop off and unsubscribe? Or is your show set up in the way that it's really hard to even find listeners in the first place? Then you might want to check yourself against our 10 Commandments of podcasting (of which there's actually 14. Thou shalt not be able to count to 10, and all that...) Thou shalt not have an extra long theme tuneThou shalt not spend 10 hours editing an episodeThou shalt not do a podcast that's "for everyone" about "all sorts of stuff" Thou shalt not cram too much into your cover artThou shalt not make your listener adjust volume levels more than once in an episode Thou shalt not ask an interviewee to introduce themselvesThou shalt not open your episode with an apologyThou shalt not over-complicate your gear too early (or ever!)Thou shalt not ask for reviews or Patreon support before delivering any contentThou shalt not use copyrighted music for "7 seconds" or for "fair use" Thou shalt not only share links to places like Apple Podcasts or Facebook Thou shalt not call your episodes "podcasts"Thou shalt not put the onus of growing your show on othersThou shalt not "wing it"Resources MentionedIf you've realised you're doing any of the above, and are won over to changing your ways, here are some useful resources... Designing Great Podcast Cover ArtFinding Podcast MusicWhat's The Minimum Equipment I Need to Podcast?The Minimum Effective Editing ApproachHow to Make Your Podcast UniqueHow to Prepare for an InterviewIntroducing & Ending Your EpisodeMy Guests Don't Share My EpisodesHow to Promote Your PodcastHow to Build a Podcast WebsiteBest Podcast Hosting ServicesAlitu - The Podcast Maker AppThe Podcast Host AcademySupport the show
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