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Managing Your Podcast
In this episode, Valery Colli and I discuss how to effectively manage your podcast.
By listening to this episode you will learn how to better manage your podcasts with recording, editing, and promoting your shows.
Prior to Podcasting
Podcasts can be a lot of fun, but they can also be a lot of work. As a result, before you start a podcast you need to consider a few things.
- When deciding if you want to start a podcast, ask yourself WHY
- Consider what’s your purpose with the podcast
- Have a clear niche for the podcast
- Write 20 topics to get ideas
- Buy a microphone ($60-$70)
- Buy a pop-up filter
- Consider getting good headphones
- You need to realize you’ll need to BE CONSISTENT with your podcasts
Avoiding Podcasting Burnout
Podcasts take a lot of time and work. As a matter of fact, this can easily lead to burnout. Likewise, you can prevent burnout by planning ahead for your podcast. In addition to this, consider working on batched content.
Show Notes and Behind the Scenes for Your Podcast
Show notes are very important when it comes to podcasts. Likewise, you must have good show notes to have effective show notes. In addition, you also want to effectively promote the episodes you pour your time into!
You’ll want to consider:
- Keyword Research
- Short teaser snippet- Day before it comes out
- Similarly, on the Day of: You’ll need an Audiogram (lay text over the audio)
Launching Your Podcast
It’s true, launching a podcast can be a lot of fun. It definitely is an exciting time. You still need to narrow in on a few things. You need to know what your audience will want to hear. For instance, consider what is useful and beneficial to them for them to take the time to listen to your podcast? Don’t be shy! As a matter of fact, ask questions. That’s how you find out the answers! On the other hand, don’t work with people that you don’t connect well with.
Save Your Time and Sanity with Your Podcast
As mentioned, podcasts can be fun. On the other hand, podcasts can be a lot of work and use up a lot of your time. Likewise, here are a few things you’ll want to consider doing as you progress with your podcasts.
1) Choose a day to record and edit 2-4 episodes per month.
2) Have everything right down to your show notes ready!
Let’s Review: Podcasting Productivity
In conclusion, you have to consider your audience, your topic, and how to effectively record, produce, and promote your podcasts. Provide content that is rich with useful information. Consider the time it will take you to record and edit the podcasts and even consider batch recording and editing.
About Valery Colli
Valery is a traveler, podcast-lover, social media queen, and entrepreneur. Three years ago, Valery went on a backpacking trip for the first time. It was during this time that Valery discovered her love of the world and the possibility of working online. In addition, she has invested in courses to learn as much as she can about podcasts.
It is Valery’s mission to help entrepreneurs who follow and share their passion.
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