Podcasting Microphone

What is the Average Cost of a Mic? Read & Don’t Overpay!

One of the cheapest mics in the world, Cylewet Electret mic, costs c.a. $0.7, while the most expensive mic, Brauner VM1S retails for around $10,799.00. So the average cost of a mic is a complex issue. The majority of microphones cost between $5 to $5,000. The average cost of a good quality mic is between $100-$500. This price range holds mics for various purposes. Mics above $500 are suitable only in …

The Journey from Beginner to Pro Podcaster Explained #4

Improve Podcast School – episode 4 Why 2 years you may ask? As data shows us 69% of successful podcasters have shows that are older than 24 months. So by reaching this point in time you are significantly improving your chance of financial success with your podcast. Whether you are podcasting as an individual or for your company you need to focus to make your podcasting project be successful. 24 …

How Long You Need to Be Podcasting to Earn a Full-Time Income? #3

Improve Podcast School – episode 3 69% of all podcasters who are making more than $50,000 per year have been podcasting for over 24 months. Having experience podcasting for over 24 months significantly improves your chances of having financial success. This cut-off point is so important that it is actually the 2nd Breakthrough Milestone on the road to podcasting success. I find it to be an extremely important discovery. It …

How to Record Hundreds of Episodes and Avoid Burning Out? #2

Improve Podcast School – episode 2 74% of successful podcasters have published more than 100 episodes. While it is still possible to monetize with fewer episodes, you should plan for the long run. More episodes will translate into a better reputation, more touchpoints with your brand, more opportunities for sales and conversion, and eventually more listeners. What is equally important, by the time you get to episode 100th, you should …

How Many Podcast Episodes You Need to Publish to Make Money? #1

Improve Podcast School – episode 1 There is a significant correlation between podcasting success and the number of published episodes.  74% of higher-income podcasters have published more than 100 episodes. Out of lower-income podcasters, only 10% have published over 100 episodes. So successful podcasters are over 7 times more likely to have published over 100 episodes. And getting there is more complicated than it sounds. Publishing 100 episodes is a …

Best Gifts for Podcasters

Best Gifts For Podcasters – New 2022 Gift Guide

There are many great gifts for podcasters you can buy this season, whether they are beginners or pros. The list of relevant gifts is long. I’ll just give you my top picks, many of which I use daily. In general, the best gifts for podcasters will improve the gear setup a podcaster already has. Functional devices that will work well for many years start at $100 and are used by …

What Podcast Production Companies Do?

What Podcast Production Companies Do? (how to choose one)

I’ve spoken with radio producers and podcast production companies regarding concepts for ImprovePodcast School show. Let me break down for you exactly what you can expect and how much you should pay. A podcast production company can manage the launch of a new podcast, book guests, record, edit and publish new episodes regularly. Most of those content/marketing agencies also offer an array of marketing services like consulting and producing transcripts, …

Podcast legal background music

Can You Play Music On A Podcast? 2022 Guide with Examples

At the early stage of every podcasting journey comes the question, “can I play music on my podcast?“. I had the same doubts, and although there are nuances to this question, I’ll lay it here simple. In general, you need the rights to play music on a podcast. If the music is copyright-protected, you need to pay for the license. A royalty-free music license is most affordable. Many free samples are …