How do I start a podcast?
So you’re considering launching a podcast and are asking yourself, “How do I get started podcasting?”
Before you start podcasting, you should know it’s not for the faint of heart. [Good] Podcasting is not just talking into a microphone and releasing it for the world to hear. Creating something quality comes with great reward, but it will require time, dedication, energy, and resources. Lucky for you, there are a lot of resources available for first time podcasters. If it’s already feeling overwhelming and you want some personalized help, fill this out.
If you’re feeling confident and ready to start the adventure on your own, begin by determining what you want your podcast to be about.
At Truth Work Media, we cannot overstate the significance of content when it comes to podcasts. Consistency and quality are significant in their own right, but without content you will find it difficult to attract an audience.
Podcast content can be varied. There are podcasts on nearly every topic. The goal is not necessarily to find something brand new because with the breadth of the internet, there are very few original thoughts. Consider instead how you can approach a topic in a unique manner or with fresh perspective. Stick to your passions, interests, and knowledge base to ensure a deep well of possibilities. Remember, you can always branch out from where you begin, but good content draws in audience.
Have a good topic in mind? Now you need to learn how to turn your thought into consumable audio. This means you’re going to need some equipment and a crash course in podcast production.