Storytelling in Podcasts

20 Household Items You Can Use to Soundproof a Room Quickly

Just like everyone else, I was passing through my life without paying much attention to my surroundings. I never noticed the birds pleasantly humming in my garden, or the jarring sounds of vehicles on the next street, till I recorded my first podcast. Prior to this, I had not even remotely considered the possibility of soundproofing my room with only my household items. If you haven’t recorded your first podcast …

Best audio interface for podcasting

[TOP 3] Audio Interface for Podcasting – Best choices in 2021

Audio Interface (for podcasting) is a physical device allowing the audio gear to communicate with a computer. It translates an analog signal to digital. Its phantom power (48V) and XLR jack connect professional mics. With built-in preamp (signal boost), headphone jack and direct monitor (avoid latency) it is an essential part of a podcasting kit. An audio interface is a first more complex device every beginning podcaster spends hours about …

Best headphones for podcasting

Best Podcast Headphones [TOP 5] – Detailed Guide & Recommendations 2021

Good headphones are essential for recording and editing podcasts. When recording you want to monitor sound quality and avoid sound leakage back to the microphone. Using headphones will help to improve podcast audio quality and edit them to sound professional. What are the best headphones you should buy when starting podcasting? – Summary In summary for all starting podcasters (and even professional) we recommend Sennheiser HD280 Pro, the dynamic closed-back …

Podcasting Without Guests strategy to grow

Simple Non-Invasive Soundproofing Setup To Do in 15 Minutes

While recording a podcast, you definitely wouldn’t like unwanted sounds creeping into it. And that’s why soundproofing is important. But if you record from home and you can’t make major changes to your property, then there are some non-invasive soundproofing set-up that could help you out. Soundproofing means blocking all the sounds coming from outside the recording room, and the sounds inside from getting transmitted outside. A soundproof room is …

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Start a Podcast

How to Set-Up a Pop Filter Fast to Get Best Results?

When I started podcasting, I was unhappy with my voice popping out in my episodes. To get rid of those pesky plosives from my podcast, I purchased a pop-filter, after scoring through all the reviews on the internet. But the results didn’t seem satisfactory. My voice was still popping out. And I was worried if my money had gone down the drain. After discussing the situation with a podcaster friend, …

Podcasting mic setup for improved audio quality

How to Setup a Microphone? 20 Tips for Pro Quality

The first time I bought a good recording mic, I struggled to get the best audio out of it. It was frustrating as the mic price was over $200. Now, after years of experimenting with many mics, I can comfortably tell you how to set up your microphone for the best quality. Your correct microphone setup will solve many potential audio issues, but I will also cover few additional parameters …

Podcast content planning

How to Plan Podcast Episode Structure in 10 Easy Steps

The worst thing that can happen when you listen to a podcast episode is a total lack of structure. If you don’t want to come off sounding on your show like random rambling, you need to plan podcast episode structure, from the intro, through the middle section, until the final closing words and a call to action. How to plan podcast episode structure? Here are 10 things you need to …

Best podcasting mic buyers guide

What is the Best Microphone for Podcasting in 2021? Review of TOP mics

The best microphone for podcasting in 2021 in each tech category is: Shure SM7B – best dynamic microphone (overall winner) Rode NT1-A – best condenser microphone (very detailed) Shure MV7 – best USB microphone (super easy to use) Overall, the best microphones for podcasting is a dynamic mic, Shure SM7B. It comes with a great: Quality – dynamic, balanced, warm, top-quality audio Capabilities – flexibility, durability, quiet, shielding, design Future …

Elements of successful podcast - analysis of success factors

Elements of a successful podcast – deep analysis of the success factors

When it comes to making a successful podcast, we have many questions:  How do I broadcast it and make it famous?  What hardware and software are needed to make recording easy and effective? How do I get more listeners? How do I improve show quality? Finding the right answers to those questions will bring us closer to recognizing how to make a successful podcast. In this post, we will try …

Windscreen and pop filter

What is the Difference Between a Pop-filter and a Windscreen?

I didn’t knew much about a pop-filter and a windscreen. I worked in the local radio station for a couple of months before deciding to start my podcast. Yet all that time it never occurred to me that I should understand how recording equipment works! And when I had to buy my own small recording set-up, I was overwhelmed. I was puzzled about a number of things, including pop-filters and …