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The Podcraft Podcast

Honing the Art of Podcasting

Podcraft is a show all about creating a successful podcast. We cover a new topic, each season, breaking it down and teaching you the ins and outs, in-depth.

 

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Exploring the world of Podcasting Mics | The Podcraft Podcast S11 E1

In this episode of Podcraft, we’re talking microphones.  We cover the best microphones for podcasting, and how to choose the right one for you. For the full info, listen to the episode below. Or, you can always read our popular article on the subject: The Best Podcasting Microphones For series 11, we’re looking at your…

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How Can You Make Money with Your Podcast? | Podcraft Podcast S5E1

Some people earn a living from their podcast. Others are happy enough just to bring in enough to cover their hosting costs, and perhaps pay for a takeaway every few weeks. Whatever your aims are when it comes to monetization, experienced podcaster, The Real Brian, explores all possible routes in his weekly show Profitcast. On…

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Do I Need a Media Host? Podcraft S8E01

Welcome to another episode of PodCraft. This is the show all about podcasting, from podcast equipment to recording skills and everything in between. We’re changing it up a bit this week. Recently we’ve been posting a lot of interviews, but that’s not the case for this episode. The plan is to try and get through a…

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The Benefits Of Running A Podcast | Podcraft 1001

In the first episode of our tenth season of Podcraft we decide to re-evaluate the basics. As a celebration of our tenth season anniversaray, we are re-examining and re-recording the topics we discussed in Season one. Episode one looks at the benefits of podcasting. Benefits Of Podcasting Number 1: Engagement Voice engages audience. This builds…

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Tools & Tactics for Making a Highly-Produced Podcast | Podcraft 908

In the final episode of our season on creating Highly-Produced Podcasts, we look at some of the tools and tactics to make your workflow as smooth as possible. Tools for Planning Evernote Trello Notion Tools for Scripting Scrivener Celtx Trint – Automated transcriptions (cheaper) Rev – Human transcriptions (more accurate) Tools for Production Adobe Audition…

Do I Need a Team to Make a Highly-Produced Podcast? Podcraft 907

The vast majority of podcasts are run by one single person. But does the “one man band” approach work for Highly-Produced Podcasts? The answer is, it depends. There are reasons why it can work, and reasons why it might not. You might really dislike some of the tasks involved in putting this type of show…

Using Music & SFX in Highly-Produced Podcasts | Podcraft 906

The use of music, ambience, and sound effects can really enhance your podcast episodes and give them that highly-produced feel. In this episode we talk about the use of these elements, and how to get the right balance so that they enhance and compliment your content. We discuss where to find music and sound effects…

Doing Interviews for Highly-Produced Podcasts | Podcraft 905

It’s likely that you’ll want to have interviewees and guests on your highly-produced podcast. Like pretty much everything we’ve discussed in this series so far, there’s an overlap with recording interviews for “standard” podcasts. But there’s definitely some extra work in the planning and execution we can put in that can enhance our finished piece,…

Recording & Equipment for Highly-Produced Podcasts | Podcraft 904

Do you need different equipment and recording methods to create a “highly-produced” podcast? The short answer is no, but we’ll be taking a look at this question in more depth on this episode. There are various elements that make up highly-produced episodes. You’ll need to record the presenter narration, as well as the interviews or…

Scripting & Planning Highly-Produced Podcasts | Podcraft 903

One of the main things that sets a highly-produced podcast apart from a “standard” podcast is the level of scripting and planning. It’s a good idea to think in advance about the ultimate aim of your series, the aims of each individual episode, and how they all fit and flow together. There’s a decent chance…

Structure & Framework of a Highly-Produced Podcast | Podcraft 902

Although there’s no rules in podcasting about how episodes must be structured, we do see some common themes when we look at highly-produced shows. These podcasts tend to have more elements, and the presenter may duck in and out, introducing, getting out the way, then coming back to pass comment on something. This might be…

Creating Highly-Produced Podcasts | Podcraft 901

Whether you’re trying to stand out in an increasingly crowded market, or want to showcase your production skills, making a highly-produced podcast series can be great for building an audience and getting noticed. And by “highly produced” we’re really talking about shows that mix in multiple elements beyond the standard intro-content-outro template. A much used…

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