So… You want to start a Podcast in 2019, but don’t know where to begin? Let’s break it down into 6 easy steps so you can successfully Start a Podcast in 2019.
Did you know that 64% of the US population is familiar with what Podcasts are? That is around 208 million people! And according to musicoomph.com, of those 208 million who are familiar with Podcasts, 44% have listened to a Podcast. That is a potential audience of 143 million people in the US alone!
Now that we have some statistics behind us, let’s get to the good stuff.
Pick a topic you want to talk about! Have a passion for something in particular? You’ll find that it is easier to talk on a subject you are passionate about.
Plan your episodes. As with most things, planning is key. How long will your episodes be? What is the topic you plan to talk about in each episode? How often will you publish your Podcasts? When you start your podcast, it is important to stick to one topic per episode. Your audience will appreciate the time you put into planning.
When you start a podcast it is very important to test your equipment! Is everything working properly? Make sure that you have a quality microphone and have a quiet space with no interruptions to record your Podcast episodes.
Time to Record!
Edit your Podcast Episodes and Publish them. Don’t be too hard on yourself at first. Editing will get easier with audience feedback…
Repeat steps 1 through 5.
Of course, this is a very high-level look at how to start a podcast and should give you some basic information to get started…
So, tell me below how you plan to start your podcast in 2019!