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Dec. 25, 2021

The Ultimate Podcast Lightning Round (Replay)

The Ultimate Podcast Lightning Round (Replay)

Merry Christmas Everyone! This is a replay of episode 700 of the School of Podcasting titled, "Fifty Four Podcast Questions in Twenty Six Minutes." (along with some updates as that episode is from December 2019).  We will be back on January 1,...


Merry Christmas Everyone! This is a replay of episode 700 of the School of Podcasting titled, "Fifty Four Podcast Questions in Twenty Six Minutes." (along with some updates as that episode is from December 2019). 

We will be back on January 1, 2022

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QUESTIONS

Best Microphone Samson Q2u or ATR2100

Best Podcast Media Hosting ( Libsyn.com use the coupon code sopfree to get a free month)

How many episodes should I launch with?

How do you record a phone call?

Skype Out or a Rodecaster Pro

(or Zoom Podtrak P4 - more affordable)

Best way to record skype?

free mp3 skype recorder (PC) Call Recorder (Mac)

Getting comfortable recording solo?

Can you make money with a podcast?

see the book Profit From Your Podcast

How do I get booked as a guest on other shows? (Interview Guide)

A Top mistake podcasters make?

Best use of a Zoom H1 portable Recorder

UPDATE I recommend the Podtrak P4 now. It is the "Swiss Army Knife" of podcasting ( see Gear Guide) or watch this video for more information on podcast gear

Who is the Rodecaster Pro best suited for?

Again, I recommend the Podtrak P4 now. It is the "Swiss Army Knife" of podcasting ( see Gear Guide) or watch this video for more information on podcast gear if you're on a budget.

Best affordable software to record your podcast?

Audacity (learn Audacity)

What audio plugins do you use?

Waves Scheps Omni Channel

Should I use Facebook ads to promote my podcast?

What do you think about Anchor.fm?

SEE UPDATED REASONS

Do I need to edit my podcast?

Should I use my transcripts for my “Show notes/Blog Post?”

See otter.ai for free transcriptions

How do you avoid burnout?

Make it easy to capture and manage ideas like Evernote.

Should I use a stage name?

What link should I use when I promote my podcast?

see this post

Getting over first episode jitters

Should I do an episode zero/trailer?

Should I upgrade my equipment? ( see Gear Guide) or watch this video for more information on podcast gear if you're on a budget.

What do you use for Live Streaming?

Streamyard

Takin Live Phone Calls with a Que?

Call in Studio

How do I get sponsors?

Should I share one microphone with my co-host?

What should I expect to pay when hiring a Podcast Editor?

see Steve Stewart. The cheapest I know is Audio Editing Service

Should I syndicate my audio podcast to YouTube?

Should I launch a crowdfunding campaign?

Playing music in my show, is it legal?

Uploading my episodes to Apple?

See Video

Start over or rebrand my podcast?

Should I join a podcast network? (more info)

I need a web designer

www.podcastbranding.co

Kapa99 if you're on a budget can do Artwork

Check out www.trypodpage.com for a DIY solution and www.learnpodpage.com to get up to speed quickly.

Who do I hire for voice over?

Music Radio Creative or Media Voice Overs

Is starting a podcast hard?

How do I get my podcast to rank higher in Apple Podcasts?

Who do you use for your web host?

Cooler Websites or Siteground

Most of my shows are on Podpage now.

Does my podcast need a website?

Should I use Audiograms? ( see the episode and audiogram tools)

What Marketing Tools do you use?

Social Bee for Posting, Sendfox for Email

UPDATE: I now use Convertkit.

What SEO Tools do you use?

Yoast SEO Plugin, and Ubersuggest

UPDATE: check out SurferSEO and Mangools (a suite of tools)

What is your favorite app to listen to podcasts?

Overcast.fm on the iPhone, and Pocketcasts sounds great on Android

What makes a podcast good? (more info)

Should my podcast use Seasons?

Should I start a second podcast?

How do I quit a podcast?

How do I take a hiatus?

How do I un-podfade?

Should I do a solo show or do interviews?

How do I get more downloads?

How do I start a podcast and quit my job in six weeks?

See You All January 1 2022!

 


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