A Practical Guide to Creating a Podcast
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A Practical Guide to Creating a Podcast

Get a peek at strategies and go step-by-step behind the scenes of a top 90% podcast
4.3 (2 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
11 students enrolled
Created by Dan LeFebvre
Last updated 5/2019
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This course includes
  • 6 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to create a podcast
  • Strategy and organization for podcasting
  • Podcasting hardware and software tips and tricks
  • Step-by-step practical examples using a real-world podcast
Requirements
  • An interest in podcasting
  • A place to host your podcast (Libsyn used in this course)
Description

You like to learn by example. No vague advice needed. Keep it practical. You want someone to break down the entire process from start to finish so you can glean as much information as possible for your own podcast.

If that sounds familiar, this course is for you.

Here's what we'll cover:

  • Podcasting strategies to help you answer the right questions before you start

  • Hardware and software recommendations for your podcasting setup

  • Recording of a real-world podcast episode

  • Editing of a real-world podcast episode

  • Graphics, blog post, QA and scheduling an episode


Why this course?

Whether you're just starting out or you're an experienced podcaster, there's a lot of advice out there for podcasters. The challenge is a lot of the advice out there makes grand promises of creating chart-topping podcasts or implying you can quit your day job once you start your podcast.

This course is different.

We won't get in the weeds comparing podcast hosts. Everyone's budget is different. We won't add fluff to the course by talking about submitting your podcast to iTunes or Spotify. They've got official documentation to walk you through that process.

This course is fluff free.

Podcasting is a lot of hard work. For the past five years, I've put in thousands of hours into multiple podcasts.

As of recording this course, my current podcast ranks higher than 90% of shows (according to Libsyn's download stats). But I won't be covering any podcast marketing techniques in this course. Why? Because the best way to grow your podcast isn't through fancy tricks or a big marketing budget. The best way to grow your podcast is by creating great content.

In fact, I spend well over 90% of my time on the podcast focusing on the content using the techniques in this course. The only marketing I do for my podcast is the occasional post to social platforms...you don't need me to show you how to post on Facebook and Instagram. So, let's cut the fluff and focus on the good stuff in this course.

This course is practical.

Some courses cover recording and editing a podcast episode in less than five minutes. That's not realistic. We'll take the time to cover the whole process so you know what it's really like. It's just the right balance of being practical to give you realistic expectations about what it takes to create a podcast while saving you time in the process.



Ready to get started?

When you're ready for a practical, no-bull approach to creating a podcast...I'll see you in the course!

Who this course is for:
  • First-time podcasters trying to figure out how to get started
  • If you're an experienced podcaster who wants to pick up new tips and tricks
  • Anyone who wants to see practical, real-world examples of how a podcast is made
  • Business owners and marketers who want to add podcasting to your skillset
Course content
Expand all 31 lectures 05:53:07
+ Podcasting strategies
8 lectures 01:16:40
Deciding on your podcast's format
14:24
Planning out your episodes
11:56
Organizing your podcast
10:26
Keeping track of listener requests
09:20
Batch processing episodes
13:31
+ Basics of recording and editing
4 lectures 37:27
Section introduction and overview
01:08
Overview of my podcasting workflow
11:10
Understanding the hardware
16:46
Understanding the software
08:23
+ Recording, editing and publishing a podcast episode
17 lectures 03:55:36
Section introduction and overview
01:17
Starting to record
19:54
Continuing to record
19:57
Part 3 of recording
14:42
Finishing our recording
14:14
Starting to edit our podcast
19:43
Part 2 of our editing session
19:29
Even more podcast editing
18:28
Continuing to edit our podcast
19:58
Another editing video
05:45
More podcast editing
19:21
Finishing our editing
11:37
Creating our episode graphics
18:04
Creating a blog post
06:52
Scheduling our episode
06:54
Understanding the QA process
06:10
Finishing our blog post
13:11