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 …

Best podcasting gear

Best Microphone Boom Arms 2022 – Guide for All Budgets

A mic stand is an essential accessory you need for comfortable work and recording. After years of working with different stands, I can definitely say that microphone boom arms are the best for this. Best microphone boom arms are built from premium, lightweight materials, and are internally dampened for silent operations. They rotate at a 360-degree angle and allow for easy positioning of even heavy microphones. A good mic boom …

Acoustic Panels and Bass Traps

Difference Between Acoustic Panels and Bass Traps

It took me a lot of analysis to decide how to soundproof my studio for the first time. Acoustic panels and bass traps were the first things I have installed. And you should too if want better audio. Acoustic panels are sound-absorbing panels that are used to absorb middle and high frequencies of sound in a room, which helps keep a check on reverberation. Bass traps are also sound panels, …

Best Podcast Editing Software DAW

Best Podcast Editing Software 2022 | Free & Paid | Mac & PC

Editing podcasts can be a smooth and nice experience, but it also can be an uphill battle. Picking the best podcast editing software for your needs will save you priceless hours. The best podcast editing software is Adobe Audition due to its powerful set of features, excellent noise reduction features, and advanced audio track restoration and compression. For Mac users, Logic Pro is the most optimized, powerful, and easy-to-use option. …

How to Start a Podcast with no Existing Audience in 2022

As I advise business owners and individuals who ask me how to launch a brand new podcast with no existing audience, I always say to focus on building a helpful show and rewarding listening experience. To start a podcast with no existing audience, you need to build a listener profile, define problems you will solve, and ensure your podcast satisfies listeners’ expectations. Before you start, you should also collaborate with …

Podcast business monetization

How do podcast networks work? – Everything you need to know before joining

If you have your podcast and thinking about monetization with ads, the podcasting networks are there to help you. But how do they actually work, and is it even worth it for you? A podcast network works as a podcasting ads marketplace. Networks collaborate with hundreds of shows and advertisers. Multiple shows, with different audiences, are attractive to advertisers, who can work with a single or few podcast networks instead …

why should you start a podcast

21 Reasons Why You Should Start a Podcast in 2022

Researching reasons as to why you should start a podcast can result in a mixed bag of suggestions. The reason being is that it’s easy to mix marketing benefits and ‘reasons’ with personal ones. If I wanted to start my podcast, would I be interested in directing my audience to my services? Maybe, maybe not. It depends on my intentions for starting the podcast. However, I personally don’t think it’s …

Best podcasting gear

Best Podcast Equipment in 2022 (For Beginners & Pros)

As I have spent over $13k on different podcasting equipment and used it for a long time, I have clear favorite devices that will help anyone looking for the best podcast equipment at any price point. Investment in the correct audio equipment is extremely important for podcasting. Your audio setup needs to be correctly selected to ensure: Best possible capabilities to capture great audio and minimize time spent on editing …