Plug your mic in and you’re ready to create your first episode
The tools you’ll need to make that first episode, and how to use them
Create your podcast and submit it to iTunes
- 8 in-depth lessons
- 8 video tutorials
- 12.28 minutes total video length
Taught by: Colin Gray
CEO of The Podcast Host
Colin is the founder of The Podcast Host and has been writing, podcasting & broadcasting, and teaching others how, for over 10 years.
What We Cover
Quick Start Podcasting is really the bare bones approach to launching your first ever show.
The course is designed to teach you the minimum practical steps needed to publish a podcast. This is really all about the mechanics of launching, as opposed to the planning and strategy side of things.
Whilst the content of your podcast is incredibly important (in fact, it’s THE most important part of any podcast), we find that it isn’t the area most aspiring creators get stuck on.
As we have comprehensive launch strategy and planning courses here in the Academy, we thought we’d create a separate crash course that focuses purely on how to throw something together and get it out there.
In Quick Start Podcasting you’ll watch us plug in the mic, record some audio, publish it as a podcast, and submit it to iTunes. You’ll see that these are really simple steps, and nothing at all to be intimidated about.
And once you’re confident that none of this is a barrier to entry, you can focus all your time and energy on the stuff that really matters – the strategy, the audience, and the content!
– Setting Up Your Equipment
– Installing Your Recording & Editing Software
– Installing Your MP3 Maker
– Recording, Editing, & Saving Your Episode
– Creating Your Podcast Hosting Account
– Publishing Your First Episode
Video: Purpose of This Course (0:55)
Video: Setting Up Your Equipment (1:27)
Video: Installing Your Recording & Editing Software (1:15)
Video: Installing Your MP3 Maker (1:14)
Making Your Podcast
Video: Recording, Editing, & Saving Your Episode (3:04)
Video: Creating Your Podcast Hosting Account (2:21)
Video: Publishing Your First Episode (0:45)
Getting into iTunes
Video: Submitting Your Show to iTunes/Apple Podcasts (1:27)
What Our Customers Are Saying
Don't just take it from us, let our customers do the talking!
“My experience with ThePodCastHost made my podcast launch possible. I overcame a lot of my fears early on. I highly recommend The PodCast Host to anyone. I owe The PodCast Host a tremendous debt of gratitude.”
The Digital Wealth Digest Podcast
“I only have great things to say about The Podcast Host. Not only in the quality of their production work, but also with their knowledge and insights around technology, equipment & advice in podcasting.”
Director, The Property Voice
“Colin is the man when it comes to helping you launch a podcast or improving your podcasting skills. The online courses were invaluable and his advice along the way superb.”
Financial Advisor, The Voyantist
“As someone who literally had no idea how to go about starting a podcast I am so glad I found Colin! If I hadn’t signed up for the Producer Package then I know I would have become completely overwhelmed and would never have managed to bring my podcasting plans to fruition. I’m going to be honest and say that I worried about the monthly cost but I can safely say that it is indeed money well spent. The time I have saved trying to learn to do all of the things that Colin took off my hands has been spent creating good content and building my platform. Colin and the team have a great system going. Everything is streamlined and easy and [the team are] there as a mentor throughout. If you want to concentrate on creating great content for your show, hire the Podcast Host to worry about everything else!”
Julie Christie Photography
Despite my 30 years of experience in programme-making, Colin and his team’s insight into what makes a podcast compelling is invaluable. I would strongly advise any first-time podcaster to bring The Podcast Host on board as your podcast coach, partner and safety net. Both he and Matthew were calm, reassuring and had endless patience whenever I stumbled and got me back up and running quickly, with even more knowledge as a bonus. I honestly wouldn’t make a podcast without them and I’d strongly suggest, neither should you!
CEO, Broadstance Media
Colin and his team have been a massive help in setting up our series of podcasts. My colleagues and I went into the world of podcasting knowing nothing. However with Colin’s support, it turned a really legal podcast into something fresh and exciting. The Podcast Host was instrumental in assisting us, from a theme tune to giving us useful content to use in our podcasts. We have turned from Podcast Plebs into to Podcast Prim-donnas! We would recommend The Podcast Host to anyone.
Partner & Specialist in Employment Law, Blackadders LLP
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