Ep76: THE PODCAST SETUP SHOW (PART 1)

How To Setup or Launch a Podcast

The Overview: Planning Your Show (ep76) Gear & Production (ep76) Media Hosting & Website (ep77) Launching Your Podcast (ep77) Marketing & Promotion (ep77) Podfest Multi-Media Event 2017: Date: February 23–25th, 2017 Location: Orlando, Florida Website: Podfest.us

The Steps (Part 1):

Planning & Pre-Launch:

Step 1: Start. Commit to starting a podcast and do not overthink it. Step 2: Time. Do you have time in your work and life schedule to produce a podcast. If yes, move to the next step. Step 3: Why? Be sure you know the reason or goal and be very honest with yourself on this one. Step 4: Know your topic and visualize your target audience. Step 5: What is the format of your show (solo, interview, etc). Also how long are your episodes Step 6: What is the title? Step 7: Buy the domain name and start considering a website to house your show Step 8: Artwork & Branding. You need cover art and headshots and promo photos and general design around your show. Step 9: Buy gear & Equipment (Dynamic microphone, audio interface/mixer, swivel boom arm, headphones…) Step 10: Decide on a digital audio workstation to record and edit your show (Adobe Audition, Garage Band, Audacity…)

How To Setup or Launch a Podcast

The Overview: Planning Your Show (ep76) Gear & Production (ep76) Media Hosting & Website (ep77) Launching Your Podcast (ep77) Marketing & Promotion (ep77)

The Steps (Part 1):

Planning & Pre-Launch:

Step 1: Start. Commit to starting a podcast and do not overthink it. Step 2: Time. Do you have time in your work and life schedule to produce a podcast. If yes, move to the next step. Step 3: Why? Be sure you know the reason or goal and be very honest with yourself on this one. Step 4: Know your topic and visualize your target audience. Step 5: What is the format of your show (solo, interview, etc). Also how long are your episodes Step 6: What is the title Step 7: Buy the domain name and start considering a website to house your show Step 8: Artwork & Branding. You need cover art and headshots and promo photos and general design around your show. Step 9: Buy gear & Equipment Step 10: Decide on a digital audio workstation to record and edit your show.

Mike’s Gear List:

Microphone: Shure SM7B Audio Interface: Allen & Heath Zed 10 Mixer Headphones: Sony MDR–7506 Boom Arm: Rode PSA–1 Digital Audio Workstation (DAW): Adobe Audition

More Gear Options:

Microphone: Rode Procaster, Shure SM58, Audio Technica ATR2100 Gain Boost: Cloudlifter Audio Interface: Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 Headphones: Audio Technica ATH–50MX

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