If you are a writer, designer, producer, or expert who sells their skills to help others, a podcast is an easy, cheap, smart way to create a relationship with the kind of customers you most want to support.
Podcasts are cheap to produce, easy and cheap to release worldwide, and they are easier and less expensive to promote than other forms of media. 51% of all Americans have listened to a podcast, 22% listen to podcasts weekly, and 6% are ardent fans.
They often listen in times when reading books and watching movies is impossible, which means your podcast reaches them when there’s less competition for their attention, and podcasts listeners buy books, go to movies, and recommend media frequently. Major advertisers sponsor popular podcasts and studios license and buy them for use in producing television shows.
Podcast creators retain ownership and creative control of their work as they build audiences who love the content they make.
Learning How to Launch a Podcast Free
You don’t need an expensive home studio setup to record your podcast. You can produce podcasts on your phone or using online services like Zoom that let you record guests or performers working at home. There are free audio editing applications that make it easy to add music and sound FX to your productions, and website with content you can use worldwide.
Podcast hosting sites like Transistor.fm make uploading your MP3 and broadcasting it to popular podcast distributors like Apple Itunes, Google Play, and Spotify easy. You can spend as little as $20/month to host multiple podcasts supporting thousands of listeners.
Promoting a podcast using Facebook, Twitter, and Google Ads costs pennies per click, and the content you create helps people decide to purchase the products and services you sell.
Many award winning authors have podcasts where they promote their books, and many filmmakers have podcasts that promote their feature films and documentaries. They tell stories, interview live guests, and talk about their creative journey.
Experts in everything from business, finance, law, and psychology have podcasts that help them connect to those they want to support going forward.
Podcast hosts usually make their shows profitable by using them to sell the products and services they create. Some generate additional revenue through running ads for sponsors who want to connect to the audiences they’ve created.
Starting a podcast is easy, fun, profitable, and a good investment for folks who want to earn a good living doing what they love.
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- Video: Producing a Podcast Video
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- Video: Audacity Audio Editing for Podcasts
- Workbook: Audacity Editing Guide for New Podcast Producers
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- Workbook: Intellectual Property Right Fundamentals
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By reviewing these resources you will learn . . .
- How to launch your podcast in a couple of hours.
- How to start producing your podcast without purchasing any equipment.
- How to use Audacity to edit your podcast, add music to it, and export it into a file format that works for podcasts.
- How to upload your podcast to Podcast distribution services.
- Where and how to find great guests for your podcast easily.
- How to promote your podcast
- How to use your podcast to acquire a paying audience for whatever you do
- Several practical ways to earn revenue from your podcast.
- How to hire actors and editors to work with you in producing your project.
- Intellectual property fundamentals you absolutely must know in order to ensure you retain ownership and control of the content you create and don’t infringe on the intellectual property rights of others.
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