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How long does it take to produce Serial Podcast?

How Long Does it Take to Create a Heavily Produced Show like the Serial Podcast?

In the past month I’ve been producing a series of Podcasts for one of my regular University partners – Edinburgh Napier University. The series is aimed at university lecturers and, while the subject is heavily educational, that’s no excuse for it to be boring. So I was tasked with producing the episodes in a really

Click Editing: The Fast Podcast Post-Production Method

Click Editing: The Fast Podcast Post-Production Method

Editing is a pain. Well, it is for most people at any rate. I do know podcasters who get a lot of satisfaction out of editing. In the right context, I’m one of them. If you’re producing something slick, refined, highly edited, then it’s worth the result. But, standard, day to day, common garden editing,

Troubleshooting audio issues

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

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

How Much Editing Should I Do In My Podcast

How Much Editing Should I Do In My Podcast?

You’ve just recorded a 40 minute conversation for your latest podcast episode. You load it into your DAW (your editing software) and stare at the lengthy waveform. What now? What should you take out? What should you leave in? There are no real rules here, but you should consider the following things before you get

Improving your podcast listener experience

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