Still, on the podcast, the last time I introduced you to a podcast, highlighting some high points of everything you need to know and definitely left lots of blank spots but worry no more cause on this post some of the questions are gonna be answered and will tackle the others in the next post about podcasts.
Fun fact about podcasts; did you know that podcast comes from the name iPod and iPods were made for podcasts by Apple Inc. BAKE Kenya has introduced a podcast category in its annual awards.
To start a podcast you will need to do a research and find a very good site that can host and stream your podcast, just like blogging or you can come up with a site and customize it to enable you to upload your podcasts.
To start a podcast you will need to do a research and find a very good site that can host and stream your podcast, just like blogging or you can come up with a site and customize it to enable you to upload your podcasts. Some of the popular site used are Podbean, Blubrry, Soundcloud, Hearthis.at, Itunes, Google podcast, Spotify, Anchor and so many more.
You also need to consider the following
- Look for a niche or subject
Depending on your area of interest, you can decide on a specific topic that you know that you are conversant with. It also helps if you are doing a podcast to earn which will discuss on the next series of podcasts. a specific topic makes you build on a reliable audience that is interested in what you produce.
- Acquire the right equipment and recording software
The types of equipment you will need is a good microphone depending on your budget, a computer or laptop, earphones, and a noise-free environment which helps produce high-quality audio. Popular recording software is Audacity. But you can find other software that helps in audio production.
When you have all that mentioned above you can P.I.C.U[ Plug Install Create Upload]plug your equipment where needed then install the software, create your pod and edit then after you are done upload it, as simple as that.
Now you are good to go and remember with the sites, there are hosts and streams, for example, podbean will host your podcast and Itunes will stream your podcast, take note of that. so what are you waiting for?
Be sure to leave your thoughts and questions. Next time will cover all about earning with the podcast so stay tuned. welcome