The 7 Phases Podcast Roadmap
Podcasting Technolgy is a broad and potentially confusing topic, so it helps to look at an overall framework. Think of it as a roadmap. You can see this roadmap with active links at the Podcast Resources page.
There are many steps and pieces, but the effort you spend on it is very much worth it. Podcasting is an amazing way to tell stories and do marketing.
The phases usually happen in sequential order, with #7: Process as an ongoing phase of continual improvement.