How to Start a Podcast

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Description

“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

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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started a Podcast
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Enjoy this bonus podcast episode where we went back through the Podcasting Q&A and 5 Minute Mondays archives to find the top 10 things we wish we knew before starting a podcast.

10 Tips (Check the Chapter Markers for time stamps)

  1. Focus on audio quality
  2. Podcast intros
  3. Ideal podcast length
  4. Go on other podcasts
  5. Guest promotion tips
  6. Use templates
  7. Format your show notes
  8. Do you need a website?
  9. Promoting on social media
  10. Batch your episodes
Aug 13, 2020
The Key to Making Your Podcast Stand Out // Eric Nuzum
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In this special bonus episode, Travis sits down with one of the godfathers of podcasting - Eric Nuzum.

Eric created and developed podcasts such as TED Radio Hour, Invisibilia, Fresh Air with Terry Gross, and many others and he shares that wisdom and expertise in his new book Make Noise: A Creator's Guide To Podcasting And Great Audio Storytelling.

Jan 24, 2020
Check out our new podcast!
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Buzzcast is the newest podcast from the people at Buzzsprout.

Listen on your favorite podcast app or at Buzzsprout.com

Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook to get the help you need from podcasters just like you.

Jan 19, 2020
#7 Launch your new podcast!
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In this episode we cover: 

  1. How to select your podcast's "Grand Opening" date 
  2. Overcoming "launch anxiety"
  3. Strategies to promote your podcast launch


Download the “How to Start a Podcast Checklist”, a FREE, step-by-step guide designed to help you get your podcast off the ground without feeling overwhelmed. 

Start your podcast for FREE with Buzzsprout

Jan 12, 2020
#6 Get into Apple Podcasts
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In this episode we cover: 

  1. Where to get great podcast artwork 
  2. What to include in your show description 
  3. How to submit your podcast to the top 5 directories 


Stuff we mention in this episode:

  • Fiverr
  • 99Designs ← Use this link for $20 off any design contest with 99Designs


Download the “How to Start a Podcast Checklist”, a FREE, step-by-step guide designed to help you get your podcast off the ground without feeling overwhelmed. 

Start your podcast for FREE with Buzzsprout

Jan 11, 2020
#5 Edit your podcast episode
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In this episode we cover: 

  1. Where to get your podcast theme song 
  2. How to edit and export your podcast episode 
  3. Our favorite post-production software for optimizing your audio 


Stuff we mention in this episode:


Download the “How to Start a Podcast Checklist”, a FREE, step-by-step guide designed to help you get your podcast off the ground without feeling overwhelmed. 

Start your podcast for FREE with Buzzsprout

Jan 10, 2020
#4 Record your first episode
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In this episode we cover: 

  1. Why you should always make an outline first 
  2. How to get the best sound quality from your microphone 
  3. How to record your audio

Stuff we mention in this episode:


Download the “How to Start a Podcast Checklist”, a FREE, step-by-step guide designed to help you get your podcast off the ground without feeling overwhelmed. 

Start your podcast for FREE with Buzzsprout

Jan 09, 2020
#3 The best microphone for podcasters
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In this episode we cover:

  1. The best USB microphone for starting your podcast 
  2. The software you need to record and edit your podcast 
  3. Our favorite online interview software 


Stuff we mention in this episode:


Download the “How to Start a Podcast Checklist”, a FREE, step-by-step guide designed to help you get your podcast off the ground without feeling overwhelmed. 

Start your podcast for FREE with Buzzsprout

Jan 08, 2020
#2 Choose your podcast format
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In this episode we cover:

  1. The top 3 podcast formats 
  2. Deciding how long your episodes should be 
  3. How often you should publish new episodes 


Download the “How to Start a Podcast Checklist”, a FREE, step-by-step guide designed to help you get your podcast off the ground without feeling overwhelmed. 

Start your podcast for FREE with Buzzsprout

Jan 07, 2020
#1 Come up with your idea
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In this episode we cover:

  1. Knowing the "why" behind your podcast 
  2. Coming up with your podcast idea 
  3. Naming your podcast 


Download the “How to Start a Podcast Checklist”, a FREE, step-by-step guide designed to help you get your podcast off the ground without feeling overwhelmed. 

Start your podcast for FREE with Buzzsprout

Jan 06, 2020
Season 1 Trailer: Who is this podcast for?
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Download the “How to Start a Podcast Checklist”, a FREE, step-by-step guide designed to help you get your podcast off the ground without feeling overwhelmed. 

Start your podcast for FREE with Buzzsprout

Jan 01, 2020