How to Start a Podcast in 2019: Pat’s Complete Step-By-Step Podcasting Tutorial Download
The Basics of Starting a Podcast
THE STEPS OF STARTING A PODCAST
When you start a new project, it’s a good idea to know where you’re going. Here’s a high-level look at how to start a podcast:
- Choose a topic you can commit to.
- Define your show description and artwork.
- Set up and thoroughly test your equipment.
- Create a plan for your episodes.
- Record your episodes.
- Edit and publish your episodes.
- Launch your podcast to your audience.
That’s the 30,000 foot view of starting a podcast—the rest of this tutorial will go into extensive detail on each of these steps. My goal is to make sure that you understand both what to do and why you’re doing it.
In the first three sections, What Podcasting Has Done for My Business, My #1 Lesson Learned from Starting a Podcast, and You’re Ready to Get Started, I’ll share with you my experience with starting a podcast and lay out the business case for why podcasting is worth your time.
In the following sections, The One Thing You Must Do Before You Start, How Podcasting Actually Works, and Five Things You Should Prepare Before You Begin Recording, I’ll help you prepare for starting your podcast, taking you through the first two steps in the high-level list above. You’ll learn what you need to be successful, how podcasting works, and how to start planning your podcast.
And finally, we arrive at my favorite section, the Tutorial Videos! I’ll teach you how to set up your equipment and how to record, edit, and publish your show. By the end of these videos, you’ll know everything you need for starting your podcast.