Now that you’ve passed the planning stage of your podcast, it’s time to record your first episode. Just for review, make sure you have the following: A name for your podcast A purpose statement for your podcast A topic you want to talk about in your first episode A script (It doesn’t have to be […]
A final thing to consider when planning your podcast is whether or not your podcast will be scripted. Almost everything you see on TV — from the news to network dramas — is scripted. News anchors read from a teleprompter; actors memorize their lines. Most people would not think of podcasts as a scripted medium, […]
Now that you’ve settled on the purpose of your podcast and the name of your podcast, it’s time to think about the format your podcast will take. There are several options to consider. The Monologue The monologue is just what it sounds like. It consists of one person, the host, talking for the entire length […]
Now that you know the purpose of your podcast and have settled on a suitable title, it’s time to address another important question: How often should you podcast? Every day? Every weekday? Once a week? Once a month? There are no hard and fast rules here. You simply must consider how much content you can […]
In the ministry that I work in, I have helped create and produce over thirty podcasts made up of over 4,000 episodes. Thousands of people all over the globe listen to and download these podcasts each week. I am writing to show you how your ministry can do the same. Our ministry began its first […]
What are podcasts? Merriam-Webster provides this basic definition of a podcast: “a program made available in digital format for automatic download over the Internet.” That’s it.