Perhaps the worst thing you can do as a podcast producer is to alienate your audience. No one likes to be disenfranchised. Whatever podcast you produce, finish it. Even if you can’t finish a storyline, or if you are just moving on to other things, tell your audience what is going on. Closure is invaluable. Don’t ghost your audience.
How To Be A Good Guest
Whenever someone asks me for advice on their podcast ideas, there’s always one thing I say before we ever start talking about equipment, software, or technique: Don’t publish until…
Making A Good Recording
Why Should You Be A Podcast Guest?
Before You Start Recording Your Podcast
The best ways to ensure you end up with a solid-sounding podcast is to take care of a few things BEFORE you start recording.
There are TONS of podcasts on the open market now. Pandemic has actually seen a lot of people step away from their jobs (voluntarily or not), to find themselves with time and talent that they are turning towards podcasting. The barriers to entering the podcast world are easily surmountable, so the sheer number of podcasts… Continue reading Too Many Podcasts?
There is no fancy blog post here. I’m a fan of keeping things simple. Lately I’m seeing a lot of folks who are thinking out loud about starting their own podcasts. And I encourage them to do so, even if I don’t get to help them in the endeavor. I’ll tell you what I tell… Continue reading Keep It Simple
Microphones. I recently had a discussion with a client about microphone choice. He and his colleagues were preparing to spend a large sum of money on some very fashionable microphones. And those mics would have gotten the job done, but I contend you can get the same performance (perhaps even better) out of mics that… Continue reading Microphones