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I Should Start a Podcast

English, Technology, 1 season, 8 episodes, 1 hour, 57 minutes
It’s a great time to start podcasting. It’s never been easier to record, publish, and distribute a podcast that everyone can listen to. But it can still be tricky to get started and make your show sound as good as possible. John Lagomarsino from the Anchor production team is here to help!
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What is a podcast, anyway?

So say you upload your latest podcast episode, give it a title, and publish it. Your listeners get that episode automatically on their phones, in all sorts of apps, on all sorts of devices, all over the world. How? Why? What kind of magic happens when you hit that publish button? What is a podcast, even? Music by Brendon Bigley -
5/23/201811 minutes, 5 seconds
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Your Podcasting Questions, Answered

This week, we're changing things up and answering your questions in a special Q&A episode. Music by Brendon Bigley -
5/7/201815 minutes, 3 seconds
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Getting the Word Out

After you’ve published an episode or two, and you’ve really got your rhythm down, you’ll probably want to start thinking about how to really find your audience, and grow your podcast. We’re talking about marketing. Today, we talk to Anchor’s marketing team about how to get the word out about your show. Music by Brendon Bigley -
4/30/201814 minutes, 55 seconds
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Packaged with Care

You’ve got your show recorded, you’ve spent hours putting the finishing touches on it, and it’s time to sit back and enjoy the fame, fortune, and critical acclaim that your podcast deserves. But wait! You’ve forgotten the sexiest part: metadata and SEO. Today, we’re talking about packaging your show to give it the best chance for success. Thanks to The Europeans - Music by Brendon Bigley -
4/23/201810 minutes, 19 seconds
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We explore the other voices on your show: cohosts, guests, and how to approach an interview. Plus, we hear some conversations from around Anchor.
4/16/201816 minutes, 35 seconds
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Show Structure

On today's show, we talk about how to structure your show and come up with a great format. Podcasts on this episode: The Outline World Dispatch - Subnet - Guests: Stephen Hackett - James T. Green - Music by Brendon Bigley -
4/9/201824 minutes, 55 seconds
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Recording and Microphones

You've got the idea, and now it's time to record it. What mic should you use? Will your phone sound good enough? What does "cardioid" mean? We talk about these questions and more on today's episode. Podcasts in this episode: Ask A Manager - The Derry Connection - Music in this episode: Brendon Bigley - Microphone reviews in this episode: --- Send in a voice message:
4/5/201813 minutes, 43 seconds
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What's your podcast about?

It’s pretty simple to record a podcast and get it distributed really quickly. But the part that can be the trickiest is just getting started, and having an idea of what your podcast actually is. So that's what we're talking about today. Podcasts on today's show: Let Me Google That - The Derry Connection - No Script At All - Music in this episode by Brendon Bigley. Find his music at
3/26/201810 minutes, 42 seconds