Your podcast intros & outros are what get your listener to your main content, and make them want more.
“Don’t be boring!” is advice that’s frequently dispensed to content creators of all kinds. Whether you make podcasts, pretzels or poetry, it can seem as though you’re being dismissed, when a more experienced creator says, “whatever you do, don’t be boring.” It’s a meaningless statement. Of course you don’t want your work to be boring.
If you’re behind a microphone, in whatever capacity in whatever particular field of broadcasting, then there are two things you will not be able to escape. The first of these is that your voice will not sound the same when you listen back to your work. This can make you cringe and a little self-conscious.
My first foray into the world of media was actually on hospital radio, some years ago now. I loved it. I got to play the songs I wanted and talk about whatever I liked. A bit like podcasting, really! The thing that made me lose interest – and it’s so often the same thing with podcasters
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How to podcast presentation hints and tips
You’re planning out your podcast, you’ve got guests lined up, you know what you want to talk about. You’re all set. But are you? Have you considered your audience’s point of view? What do they already know? What will they want to hear? It’s the age-old question broadcasters have to consider before beginning any project; What Can
Podcasting skills. How to get the most from your interviews. Podcast techniques. Engage, inform, educate and entertain.
A lot can go into making a podcast. Once you’ve done the prep, sourced the interviews, and found the perfect music – including a saucy little stinger or two during the episode – it’s easy to forget about arguably the most important thing when it comes to presentation. Your voice. Warming up your voice is essential, not just
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