Podcasting Made Easy is released every Tuesday to provide help and advice to new and experienced podcasters.
Hosted by writer and broadcaster Steve Hart, each episode is short and to the point, delivered in Steve’s chatty no-nonsense style.
The podcast, which includes occasional items on using WordPress, is ideal for anyone wanting to start podcasting, develop their show, grow their audience and be the best they can be. Subscribe today.
Sure, we all know to remove unwanted noises and mistakes from our podcasts, but audio editing can involve a lot more than the obvious. There’s an art to it that can really improve the impact your interviews have on your […]
There’s an audio recording and editing app I’ve been using on and off for a few years now that’s ideal for recording podcasts and radio shows. It’s totally free, reliable, and as solid as any audio app can be. I’ve […]
It’s old advice, but well worth repeating. After you have a good number of podcasts under your belt it’s a good idea to listen back to older shows to see what you can learn from your mistakes. Well, perhaps mistakes […]
If you like shouting into the wind then making a podcast could be for you. After all the technical aspects of recording and getting your podcast listed on the key platforms is done, the hard work begins – building an […]
When it comes books to help you find your way as a podcaster, the field is wide open (I’ve even written one myself). Having worked in broadcasting during the 80s (using vinyl and tape), and then rekindling my love of […]
If you are knew to interviewing guests on your podcast you may feel a little nervous. That’s only natural. However, the more you know about your guest, and the reason you are interviewing them, then the better you will feel […]
What would happen if your audience were shut out of using social media, or if you found yourself in hot water with the social media de-platform bots? You'd risk losing the ability to connect with your followers, to tell them of your new episode etc.
It seemed every man, woman, and their dog wanted to start a podcast in 2020. I guess people suddenly had time on their hands and decided that the time was right to launch the podcast they’d been talking about for […]
It’s easy to get in a rut when it comes to producing a podcast every week – particularly if you are hosting a podcast on behalf of your company. Where do the story ideas come from? To help out, here […]
We’ve all seen the discussions about using music in podcasts…That’s right – you can’t use this week’s number one as the intro to your show – unless you have a licence to cover the royalties, have permission from all owners […]
Having a dedicated website for your podcast can help podcasters in lots of ways. It provides a central anchor point for the podcast that isn’t reliant on any streaming service and it allows you to create and publish content that […]
Podcasts are an ideal addition to any company’s content marketing mix – and here’s why. Every current survey of podcast listenership shows that an increasing number of people are listening to them. Years ago podcasts were the product of geeks […]
We’ve all seen the heated debates online about which microphone to buy; but the truth is there is no correct answer. In this episode of Podcasting Made Easy I look at the many factors to consider; the recording environment, the […]
We all do it. We can talk all day to friends, colleagues and family without uttering a singled ‘um’ or ‘erm’. But sit in front of a microphone to record a podcast and they pour out. So how do professional […]
So you want to start a podcast but there’s something stopping you. First it was the gear, then it was the space for a ‘studio’, and then having the time to prepare and record it. Okay, the time for procrastination […]
We’ve all done it. Recorded a podcast interview only to discover the audio is really bad for one reason or another. So, what to do? Yep, apps such as Pro Tools, Garage Band and Audition provide lots of tools, filters […]
The sun is shining, the birds are tweeting – let’s record a podcast in the garden. Just because we can. The sun is shining, the birds are tweeting – let’s record a podcast in the garden. Just because we can. […]
There are plenty of podcasters who do well just sharing their expertise and knowledge via their podcast without having to interview someone else. But if featuring guests on your podcast is something you want to do then that can be […]
I learned a long, long, time ago that having a great product doesn’t automatically translate into great sales or popularity. You may offer great content that’s delivered to broadcast standard, but if no one knows about it then you are […]
When a company makes a box of soap to sell their job doesn’t end once the boxes are packed up and placed in the warehouse. That’s when the real work of advertising and marketing starts. Once a firm has a […]
While it’s all very nice sitting at home making podcasts, there’s nothing more exciting than actually getting out to events such as trade shows to interview people. They can be people such as experts in their field who are visiting […]
If you are blessed with two fully working ears then everything you hear is stereo. By default you will likely record stuff in stereo. In this episode of Podcasting Made Easy I explain why it’s natural to want to produce […]
There is a lot to consider when it comes to designing your podcast artwork. In this episode of Podcasting Made Easy I say that restraint is a key requirement as it is ideal to keep the logo simple and restrict […]