TZS242 Starting a Podcast

Colin GrayIt always an extra pleasure to interview a fellow podcaster and this week’s guest, Colin Gray, the founder of the Podcast Hosts doesn’t disappoint.

If you have ever fancied starting a podcast, you’ll find most of the How’s and Why’s here.


Topics we chat about :

  • Why set up a podcast?
  • Only 1 in 5 people listen to a podcast
  • The non-locality, and ‘non-temporality’, of podcasting
  • Getting started with podcasting
  • Choosing your podcast format
  • How learning to interview makes you a better interviewee
  • Start a podcast just using a smartphone
  • Why quality of content is more important than technical quality
  • Which mics to choose
  • How to edit your show
  • Getting listeners to your podcast
  • Media hosting, syndication and directories
  • Outsourcing podcast production
  • The future of podcasting
  • Why ‘smart speakers’ are game changers
  • How podcasting gets you interviewed too

The Podcast HostLinks from the podcast

The Podcast Host
Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History
RĂ˜DE smartLav+ lavalier mic
Sennheisr PC-8 headset mic
Shure MV5 USB mic
Audioboom
Spreaker
Audacity
The Zone Show on iTunes
Blubrry Powerpress
Libsyn podcast hosting
PodcastHost Production Directory
The Zone Show on Tunein
Alexa on Echo
How to start a podcast
Five day podcast email course
My interview on the PodcastHost


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