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How to Edit & Produce a Podcast

Advice on how to edit and produce great podcast content. That means editing software and the processes/effects you want to use.

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A primer on How to Edit & Produce a Podcast

Podcast Editing, the Ultimate Guide

Podcast Editing: The Ultimate Guide

Podcast editing is a huge part of the medium as a whole. For complete beginners, it can be an intimidating barrier to launching a show. Many aspiring podcasters procrastinate worrying on how they’ll actually edit their podcast episodes, prior to publishing them. But it’s actually never been easier to either edit audio yourself, or to…

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Best Podcast Editing Software for Podcasters of All Levels

Is there a single best podcast editing software option out there? Unsurprisingly, no. But, we can tell you some of the best options FOR YOU! That’s because, although all podcasters have much in common, there’s also a lot of individual factors to think about with something like this. People come to podcasting with different backgrounds, skills,…

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The MEE Podcasting Method™: Editing & Production for Real People

I recently ran a survey with every Podcaster on my mailing list, and it turned out to be one of the best things I’ve done for my business in years. The main question I asked was: “What are you struggling with in Podcasting?” Well, it turns out that there are a fair few concerns out…

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How to Find Podcast Music

There’s no rule saying that you must have music in your podcast. Plenty of good podcasts have no music at all. But, there’s no doubt that having your own theme tune adds a layer of identity and professionalism to any show. How do you go about finding music that’s suitable (and legal) for you to use? That’s…

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Audacity Podcast Production

Editing with Audacity

This course is designed to teach you everything you need to know about recording and editing your podcast in Audacity, from first install to advanced audio quality techniques.

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Reaper Review: A Collaborative Option for Recording & Editing Podcasts

Reaper is one of the many options available to you for recording and editing your podcast. But is it the right one?

Podcast Plugins: 4 Ways to Take Your Audio to the Next Level | Tools of the Trade

A good microphone and a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) will get you a long way in the production of your podcast.  When it comes time for post-production, however, depending on your DAW, more tools may be needed in order to achieve the professional-quality sound that give your words and ideas polish and clarity. For most,…

5 Ways to Improve Your Podcast Listener’s Experience

When podcasters think about ways to get more listeners, their mind usually jumps to things like marketing and advertising. Podcasters might be willing to spend great deals of money to get better numbers for their podcast when really, what’s most helpful is free things you can do to improve your listener’s experience. It’s not that…

Best Podcast Making Apps | Simplify Your Podcasting Process

For every struggle faced by the human race, there’s an app developer building a handy solution. It’s no big surprise, then, that a handful of podcast-making apps have popped up in recent years. I should start by clarifying what I mean by “app.” In this article, we won’t be covering fully fledged podcast software, like…

Understanding Dynamic Range and Loudness | Podcast Volume Levels

This guide, put together by our resident audio engineer Matt Boudreau, is aimed at intermediate-level podcasters who’ve been working with audio for a while now.  If you’ve started to find your feet with your content and the general logistics of podcasting, and are now ready to take your audio quality up a notch, then this…

Best Podcast Editing Software for Podcasters of All Levels

Is there a single best podcast editing software option out there? Unsurprisingly, no. But, we can tell you some of the best options FOR YOU! That’s because, although all podcasters have much in common, there’s also a lot of individual factors to think about with something like this. People come to podcasting with different backgrounds, skills,…

Stop! What’s That Sound: Troubleshooting Audio Issues

Sound recording is a garbage in, garbage out process. That is, the sound quality of your final product can only be as good as the quality of the sound recordings that go into the project from the start. Too often, the words “get it in post” are uttered for things that can’t be fixed in…

Podcast Editing: The Ultimate Guide

Podcast editing is a huge part of the medium as a whole. For complete beginners, it can be an intimidating barrier to launching a show. Many aspiring podcasters procrastinate worrying on how they’ll actually edit their podcast episodes, prior to publishing them. But it’s actually never been easier to either edit audio yourself, or to…

How Do You Edit and Produce an Audio Drama Podcast?

Audio Drama is one of the most complex types of podcast you can create. From planning to publishing, the entire process dwarfs that of a conversational podcast. For this reason, serialised Audio Dramas are a lot less sustainable than other types of podcast. Few (if any) Audio Dramas run on an ongoing weekly episode schedule.…

Adobe Audition CC Review | Top Podcast Production Processes

There are so many options out there for recording and editing audio these days. Adobe Audition Creative Cloud is one of them, and it’s considered a “premium” option for a couple of reasons. Firstly, it’s an immensely powerful, intuitive, and flexible DAW (“DAW” stands for “Digital Audio Workstation”, by the way). Secondly, it costs a…

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Alitu: The Podcast Maker

Alitu is a web app that makes podcasting easy. You upload your raw audio, then Alitu polishes it up, adds your music, helps you edit and publishes the final episode.

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