Develop an idea for a podcast

40 Podcasting Shows Ideas Available for the Taking Now!

In this post you will find: 4 tips to consider when working on podcasting show 3 key reasons why already existing podcast competition isn’t threatening your show 40 podcasting shows ideas you can start working on immediately – ideas for long stories which will capture your audience attention 4 tips to consider when working on podcasting show ideas To start a podcasting series you need to work on something that …

Podcast Demographics Statistics Marketing Guide

Podcasting Demographics 2021 Statistics – Marketing Guide to Understanding Your Audience

Podcast listeners are young, educated and affluent. The largest age group of listeners is between 12-24 years old (40%). The largest group from income perspective are listeners in households with annual income between $100k-150k (17%). Regular listeners listen to 7 different shows and listen to 8 hours of content weekly. They consumer more shows published on Wednesday’s which are between 30 and 40 minutes in length. This article is part …

Number of podcast listeners 2020 Statistics

Number of podcast listeners in 2021 & outlook for 2022

2019 was an excellent year for podcasting as awareness kept growing: 17 mln more people are aware of podcasting in 2019 vs. 2018 20 mln more people have ever listened to a podcast But more importantly: 17 mln more people are regular monthly podcast listeners 14 mln more people are regular weekly podcast listeners 2020 will be even more significant. Currently, in 2020, we present our best outlook. Real market …

Improve sound of your podcasting room

7 Tips to Improve Podcast Audio Quality for Less than $200

Even if you are recording your podcast from a room with bad acoustical conditions there are still ways you can quickly improve your podcast audio quality. You can do it in just one afternoon for less than $200. Perform basic insulation to windows and doors, Use large and heavy curtains and carpets Use pillows and portable shield booth to dampen the sound even further. Many people don’t have the luxury …

Podcast audio quality improvements

Podcasting room acoustics – how your room impacts your audio quality?

In this article we will cover: Sound basics – sound wave behavior, frequency, pitch and loudness Sound waves interactions – reflection, transmission, diffraction Reverberations and diffusion Understanding how sound behaves in our podcasting studio is an essential first step to appreciate the value and importance of soundproofing and implementing acoustical treatment. Both will improve your audio quality, make you sound like a professional and help to build a larger audience. …

Best XLR cables for podcasting

Best XLR and USB Cable Choices for Podcasting in 2021

In this article we will focus: Basics of analog audio XLR cables Features differentiating premium cables feature vs. standard cable How to choose the right analog audio cables for recording podcast XLR best audio cables for podcasting recommendations Is upgrading to premium audio cables worth the investment? In this article, we will consider if there are enough reasons to go from $5-10 cable to premium cables and spending an additional …

Record professionally sounding podcast

Podcasting without a studio – 8 key areas to focus on

Key areas to focus on when podcasting without a studio for better overall podcast quality are: Noises mitigation – schedule, environment Basic soundproofing – choosing the best room, permanent actions, ad hoc actions Equipment – good setup will solve some problems Vocal quality, great content, value for the audience When you don’t even have a homemade studio to work on your podcasting recording you will be faced with sound quality …

Podcasting silent home studio - soundproofing & acoustical treatment

7 Steps for an Easy DIY Home Studio Soundproofing

To improve the sound quality of your audio recording you need to perform home studio soundproofing, which actually has two main objectives: Soundproofing – limiting and stopping all the external sound sources Acoustical treatment – controlling disturbances which can be caused by your own voice in an untreated room The importance of room acoustics can’t be underestimated if you want to perform effective home studio soundproofing. It is easy to …

Podcast legal background music

Can I Use Music In My Podcast Safely and Legally in 2021?

In general, music is protected by copyrights. Don’t infringe them. There are no exceptions for short or heavily remixed samples. There is a Set of Principles in Fair Use for Journalism. Many free samples available under the Creative Commons license Professional samples can be purchased inexpensively on sites like Soundstripe, HookSounds, or PremiumBeat. An effective podcast episode needs to have music samples. We have covered this in our article containing …

Remote podcasting challenges and solutions

13 practical Podcasting Remotely guidelines for improving audio quality

When podcasting remotely focus on 4 areas to master your audio quality: Location and schedule – work around imperfect conditions Equipment – required setup & use Vocal technique – perform best regardless of the environment Recording and editing – capture the best quality & remove noises. Podcasting remotely poses an interesting set of challenges to overcome, from lack of location control to limitations in how much equipment you will be …