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Mixing Your Podcast Together: Adding an Intro and Outro

Mixing Your Podcast Together: Adding an Intro and Outro

This is a slight aside in the starting a podcast series of blog posts because Allison wanted a few tips on how to add her intro and outro to her podcast and make it sound more seamless. In this video I show how to use Audacity to mix several different tracks together. In this case [...]

Why You Must Edit Your ID3 Tags

Why You Must Edit Your ID3 Tags

At the end of my last post on finding Podcast Theme Music,  I mysteriously alluded to this post saying it would cover a topic you may not have even thought or heard about before. The main reason you may be oblivious to it is simply that it’s technical and a little boring, but still vital [...]

Find Your Podcast Theme Music

Find Your Podcast Theme Music

Allison is desperate to get moving on her podcast so the blog posts on starting a podcast are going to be coming as quickly as possible to help her get her new podcast up and running and (perhaps more importantly) get it NOTICED! Once you have your concept and you have decided the way you [...]

Starting a Podcast: Concept

Starting a Podcast: Concept

My friend, Allison Reynolds asked me this week if I would give her some coaching on starting a new podcast. In typical Allison style she has already raced ahead but I thought it would be useful to detail the main steps for starting a podcast here, and then, hopefully, she will come back and guest [...]

What Podcasting Equipment Do I Need?

What Podcasting Equipment Do I Need?

One reason I often hear for not creating a podcast is the lack of necessary equipment. There really isn’t any need to spend a fortune to get started. Very little equipment is required and you don’t have to have the top-of-the-range stuff to begin with. “That’s easy for you to say, Lisa, but you have [...]

Podcasting Mistakes: Setting Expectations

Podcasting Mistakes: Setting Expectations

There are 2 things I really dislike when I find a great podcast: The podcaster promises to podcast regularly (e.g. every week) and then doesn’t and All of a sudden the podcast stops I can’t tell you how many times I have found an excellent podcast, downloaded it in iTunes and then discovered that it [...]

Nurture Your Creativity with Some Inspiring Podcasts

Nurture Your Creativity with Some Inspiring Podcasts

In the previous post I encouraged you in Creative Podcasting. One way to find inspiration is to listen to what others are doing in their podcasts. These are some of the podcasts I enjoy listening to or others have recommended to me and which are creative, effective, and/or inspiring (I hope). This American Life So, [...]

Creative Podcasting

Creative Podcasting

Some business owners have suggested to me that their business doesn’t translate well to a podcast format. They think their business isn’t interesting enough to have a regular “show” on the topic. They manufacture widgets, and really nobody is going to be interested in hearing about that widget every week! I always urge them to [...]

Still Not Convinced? More on Podcasting for Your Business

Many of your will have read the last podcast post – 7 Benefits of Podcasting for Your Business – and said to yourselves, “Yeh, but Podcasting isn’t right for MY business. MY business is different.” How is your business different? Do you not need to be considered the experts in your field? Are you not [...]

Article Marketing Meets Video Marketing: Turn Articles into Videos

Article Marketing Meets Video Marketing: Turn Articles into Videos

**Warning: 3rd video below will automatically load and play – apologies if your ears get blasted – pause it before you read any more** . Thanks to Gord Young for introducing me to this fantastic service that combines article marketing with video marketing and enables you to turn your articles into videos quickly and simply. [...]