Toronto Mike

Top Tips for Podcasting

Many people think that they would like to try podcasting at some point. This is an exciting format that is always getting a little more popular, and it is something that many people should look into creating if they want to try an informal style of content creation. However, there are some things you should think about when creating a podcast.

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Find Good Quality Microphones

Your sound quality is going to be everything with a podcast. People are not going to want to tune in if you’re not able to give them a crisp and clear sound, or if there is going to be a lot of background noise behind your voices.

Therefore, it is incredibly important that you find good quality microphones both for you or your hosts to use, plus ones for each of your guests. These do not necessarily have to be expensive, as expensive does not always equal quality, but they must be capable of producing a high-quality sound. To help them out, you might want to also look into soundproofing the room that you use for your podcast creation. These small changes could mean the world of difference.

Choose Your Topics

There always needs to be some angle or spin to your content that will attract an audience. Even if you want to have a general podcast that gives you the freedom to talk about anything that you like, you need to find an angle to hang that from so there is a hook for your listeners.

Often, it is easier to just pick a genre to stick to and just discuss changes as they happen. For example, you might want to discuss new casinos that are launching, football match results, or even true crime stories. All could prove to be incredibly popular, you just need to ensure that you have the passion behind you to keep the conversation flowing.

Promote the Podcast

Don’t just fling your podcast out onto listening platforms and hope that someone just happens to find it! You need to market and promote the podcast to attract an audience. Make social media accounts for the show, and make sure you both post content regularly and engage with people in your comments.

You could also think about collaborations. By guesting on other podcasts, you have the chance to appeal to their audience and it could give you the opportunity you need to attract them to listen to your podcast too. If you have any guests on the podcast that have their own followings, ask them to promote it too.

Starting a podcast is great fun, but it is also a lot more work than some people might first realise. If you are thinking about creating a podcast, make sure you bear the above tips in mind so you can create a high-quality experience that people love. The more effort you can put into it, the higher the production value will be, and this will definitely be reflected in the overall quality of the show.

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