A lot of podcasters cringe when they listen to themselves hear filler words like “um,” “like,” and “you know,” too much. The folks at Descript know this and have made it SUPER easy to remove those filler words…but the real question is: should you?
A podcast with bad audio is pretty much dead on arrival. These days, with affordable mics and a higher expectation from listeners, you don’t need to sound like NPR, but you do need to sound decent. Now, thanks to Descript, you can sound WAY better with the click of a button. Here’s how.
If you’re looking for an affordable option for hosting your podcast, Podbean might be the answer! The offer Starting a great free plan, and $9/mo paid plan, and lots of features to help new podcasters. Let’s see what it’s like to sign up and launch a podcast using Podbean.
By and large, the most time consuming activity for podcasters is editing. So how do we, as podcasters, save some money while also getting a decent edit on the show? There are a few different ways to edit, depending on your process.
You’ll see my system for tracking stories, keeping the format straight, and the apps I use, including Craft for research and Descript for recording, editing, and uploading!
Until recently, I’ve been a staunch defender of “video on” when you’re doing a podcast interview, for reasons I’ll get to in a second. In fact, I haven’t heard a really good argument for not having it on…until recently. So in this post, we’ll weigh the pros and cons and determine if you should have…
Podcasting is a time consuming effort, which is why many podcasts fall victim to the dreaded podfade1. It can sometimes feel like you need a herculean effort to get it all done. Come up with topics, find and book guests, coordinate schedules, do the tech checks, record, post production, then publishing and promoting. That’s why…
Recording audio at home can be tough, especially if you don’t have the environment. On top of that, what app do you use to record, and how can you prevent that “robot voice” that happens if you’re recording online with other people. Let’s take a look at a few helpful techniques.
Getting your podcast published on your own schedule is SUPER important. But you need to set the tone and let listeners know what they’re in for. For those reasons and more, you need an Episode 0.