Podcast Academy - Simple Steps To Recording & Publishing
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Podcast Academy - Simple Steps To Recording & Publishing

Interactively Learn The Specific Skills To Recording using FREE Audacity, Publishing & Promoting Your Very Own Podcast!
4.4 (17 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
716 students enrolled
Created by Rami Sbeiti
Last updated 10/2016
English
Price: $45
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Choose the right type of podcasting gear.
Record a podcast!
Edit audio tracks in Audacity or similar DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)
Add music to podcast
Fade music in and out of podcast
Record an interview using Google
Export podcast to mp3
Add ID3 Tags for better user experience
Leverage Social Media to market your podcast!
Apply subtle yet powerful techniques to sounding like a PRO!
Effectively market your podcast to gain a listening audience
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Requirements
  • Basic computer skills
  • Purchase a USB mic such as the ATR2100
  • General concepts of audio recording could help but aren't necessary
Description

Dear friend and aspiring podcaster,

You've most likely landed here because you are serious about starting a podcast on a subject that's important to you. Our world of education is certainly changing, as college loans are no longer justified by the education system and ever-changing job market. Instead, we have already entered an era of on-demand and specialized learning, where we can select a skill set that matters to our personal and professional goals. I created this program to help people learn exactly what is needed to record, edit, publish and ultimately, market a podcast without getting discouraged by the convoluted world of excessive and oftentimes contradictory information.

What you'll get is A COMPLETE Podcasting Course plus checkpoint workshops after each major segment to ensure you're applying the lessons in each section successfully and you're on target before moving onto the next part. Consider me your accountability instructor! Remember, this is NOT a passive series of videos... this is a course!

Simply put, I really want your feedback and input so I can continue to co-create this with you and ensure it remains the best podcasting course available! 

It's still work in progress so THANK YOU for being my co-authors!!!!

Course Features:

- Self-paced On-Demand lessons.

- Lifetime Access To All New tutorials.

- Mobile-ready content.

- Step-by-step videos on Recording, Editing & Publishing your podcast.

- Complete video series on Marketing your podcast. (COMING APRIL-MAY 2017!)

- Video series on creating your personal brand and social influence. (COMING SOON!)

- How to define and create your podcasting goals (COMING APRIL 2017!)

- Vocal mentoring videos to make you sound more dynamic.

- Ongoing Mentoring Videos to Elevate Your Knowledge on Equipment and New Techniques. (COMING APRIL 2017)

My Personal Guarantee: First and foremost, please don't make the investment if you don't plan to do the work. If you're seriously interested, I want you to have FUN and be completely successful recording and publishing your podcast! If you have not succeeded, I too have not succeeded! To back my words, this course is 100% refundable for LIFE! You don't like it or don't feel you've gained adequate mentoring, receive a 100% refund. It's that simple. I want you to feel totally safe in making the decision to start the course today!

Your podcast partner,
Rami

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to start a podcast
  • Anyone who's interested in audio production
  • Those looking to learn new methods to podcasting and marketing
  • People interested in learning to use Audacity for audio recording
  • Anyone who wants to share a powerful message with the world!
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 15 Lectures Collapse All 15 Lectures 49:34
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Recording & Editing Your Podcast
11 Lectures 34:48

Congratulations on enrolling in the FastTRACK To Podcast Mastery Program!


First and foremost, here's the link to download Audacity: http://web.audacityteam.org/

OK! Are you ready to get started? Let's get the simple (yet crucial) stuff out of the way.

This video will walk you thru setting up your mic and getting your audio levels right for recording your podcast.

Preview 02:33

In order to record in any DAW (Digital Audio Workstation), a track has to be created where the audio can reside. This step walks you through creating a track and preparing for recording!
Preview 02:32

By now, you should have your Audacity software set up, microphone levels tested and track ready to go! Here's where the fun begins! This lesson will show you exactly what you need to do to record your podcast track!

Let's go!!!

Preview 02:11

This is a crucial step, especially when you're a beginner in recording and editing. This step ensures that you can protect your original track and make any changes to a cloned track!


Let's do this!!!

Preview 01:44

You'll really find this one useful and a time-saver! You're going to treat your podcast like a song! All songs go through major editing, mixing and mastering. While you may not need to do all that for your podcast, you will find that removing noises, bad sounds and NO sounds is a big part of ensuring you have a clean podcast for your listeners. So, pay attention and LET'S GO!
Deleting Dead Audio From Your Podcast
02:35

There are two times where you can adjust your audio... During the recording and after the recording. Chances are, you'll be doing both! How? Let's find out!
Balancing & Normalizing Track Volume
03:34

This is a crucial lesson as you begin to explore ways of creating a more entertaining podcast. Remember that while podcasts are meant to be educational and informative, being dull is not a pre-requisite for learning. You can learn to have fun and add music and flare to your listeners' experience. Let's begin!


As always, if you have special requests or questions about this lesson, be sure to email me at rami@proaudiopodcast.com

Add Music To Your Podcast
06:11

In the previous lesson, we covered how to add music to your podcast for the purpose of having a music intro, which we all know adds a layer of entertainment to your audience experience. This next lesson is short and IMPORTANT! It's about moving your podcast track to allocate time for the music. Let's jump right in!
Adjusting Your Podcast Track Position
03:44

Isn't it funny how we tend to underestimate the most simple yet crucial steps to some things in life? I can think of at least a dozen instances where I've failed to save a file in time, only to lose literally hours of hard work. This lesson is designed to ensure that doesn't happen with you podcast. You'll also learn how to export files into different formats! Be vigilant about this step often! Let's go!
Saving Your Recording (Regularly!)
04:27

Sometimes, you'll want to have a longer introduction, possibly introducing guests and a topic. When you do so, you may not want to have just audio in the beginning. Instead this lesson will show you how to begin speaking from the very beginning while keeping your intro music at a level that will not overshadow your voice. Are you ready? Let's get into it!

Adjusting The Intro Music Volume Pre-Export
03:28
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Get To Know Your Gear
1 Lecture 03:45
Understanding microphones
03:45
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Interviewing with Google Voice
3 Lectures 11:01
Setting up Your Interview
03:33

Record a Google Call
02:56

Importing Interview Into Podcast Recording
04:32
About the Instructor
Rami Sbeiti
4.4 Average rating
17 Reviews
716 Students
1 Course
Podcast Recording & Marketing Expert

Good day, fellow podcast enthusiasts! 

With over 5 years experience as an e-learning video expert at IBM and 25 years as a recording artist working with various musicians and recording artists, and as an audio engineer and digital marketing consultant, I've always had the desire to teach others the skills needed for delivering online lessons, audio recording as well as effective strategies to market their personal brand. With podcasting becoming an important part of business, entrepreneurship and general content delivery, I decided to take my experience and apply it to help more people looking to have their message heard through podcasting.

If interested in engaging me for VoiceOver or creative direction consulting, please reach out to me via LinkedIn!