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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