There are many well-intentioned articles that say you should start a podcast because it's easy. I'm going to be straight with you. While easy to start, producing and publishing a podcast regularly requires tremendous effort, energy, and discipline.
If you do a lot of virtual Zoom and Microsoft Teams meetings, here's the gear you'll need to set up a teleprompter. You'll be able to look people in the eye during video calls.
Want a shortcut to creating a great podcast? Never hesitate to imitate another podcaster. Imitation is part of the creative process for anyone learning an art or craft. Whether it's painting, music, or podcasting, all find inspiration in looking up to others.
Take this test to see if you're a podcaster.
If you're creating art for art's sake, how many listeners do you need? Here's great advice from Glenn "The Geek" Hebert who has been podcasting since 2008.
What's a podcast host? When choosing your podcast host, you want one that will grow with you and meets your needs in terms of price, reliability, and support.
Here's a list of 29 popular podcast microphones to help you select the best microphone for your voice and recording space.
Have you ever gotten a one-star review for your podcast? Anything less than five-stars can be a crushing blow, but I kind of want some.
What is your "one thing" for your podcast? Do you have "one thing" for every episode? If not, I think you should.
Here's a chance to grab free Waves plugins and try them on your podcast. While I haven't tried MaxxVolume or H-Comp Compressor yet, I am a Waves fan. You can hear the results of Vocal Rider, CLA Vocal, and L3 Multimaximizer on nearly all of my episodes.