Podcasting Resources

Podcasting Resources and Links

Podcasting involves many steps and lots of technology. This podcast resources page is meant to break things down so they can be more easily understood and mastered.

The 7 Phases of Production are…

Preproduction, Production, Postproduction, Publishing, Promotion, Proofing, and Process

You can learn more about the “7Ps” here.

1. PRE-PRODUCTION

Writing / Scripting

  • planning, writing, re-writing, outlining, note taking, brainstorming

Planning

  • guest preparations
  • gear testing

2. PRODUCTION

  • mic placement, recording,
  • backup strategies and tactics,
  • noise mitigation, “signal to noise” awareness
  • over-network recording (Zoom.us, Skype),
  • dual recording (two separate recordings are made, then synchronized in post.)
  • Brian Miller’s 10 Tips for Better Audio
  • Headphones are your cheapest and best bet for getting good sound edits.

3. POST-PRODUCTION

Sound Editing

Sound Conversion

  • Audio file conversion in the cloud CloudConvert
  • Audio conversion on your PC/Mac Handbrake
  • More audio conversions can happen within Audacity if you install the FFmpeg Library

4. PUBLISHING

Podcast Keyword and Titles

Podcast Hosting

5. PROMOTION

  • social media, network effects, joint ventures, cross-promotion with video

6. PROOFING

  • SEO, analytics, listener/customer feedback

7. PROCESS

Understanding Production

How to Podcast