- Strongest Emotional Connection
- Long term connection (minutes & years)
- Growing segment
- It doesn’t float down the Social Media stream
- Gives readers a chance to truly get to know you
What is a podcast.
- Audio that you can subscribe to.
Pick a Format
- Topic Mix
- Number of Voices
- Intros/music beds
- Length of intros
- Break the rules/never break the rules
Popular Show Formats:
- NPR Format. Highly Produced
- Interview Format
- Focused Discussion (what we do)
- Solo Script
- Solo Outline
- Single Chapter
Audio Technica ATR-2020USB (Affiliate Link)
- Thomas now recommends the ATR-2100 (Affiliate Link).
- Audio Technica ATH-M20x (Affiliate LInk)
- Call Recorder for Skype
- Audacity (free)
Thomas uses Garageband (Mac only)
- Thomas now uses Hindenburg Journalist Pro.
Once you have the mp3 there are two ways to turn it into a podcast. The easy way and the not easy way.
- With the easy way, you are more locked in with your solution.
- With the hard way you have more options.
- WordPress Podcast Plugins
- Podcast Host
- WordPress Feed
- Google Play
- Going too long
- Interviewing boring people
- Poor audio quality