We have been running a podcast for a few months and experiencing healthy listener growth. This post shares how we have launched and promoted our podcast.
Recording a pocast
We record the podcast via a Zoom meeting. Paid for versions of Zoom allow the video and audio to be recorded separately.
Equipment I use:
Audacity is a great free tool for editing audio.
Hosting a podcast
You will require hosting for your podcast. Hosting stores the podcast audio file and metadata (e.g. description, icon) and makes it available for download.
Finding guests for your podcast
We ran out of guests after the first few episodes. However, we now have a steady stream of guests as we have signed up for some guest matching services. We also get contacted by agencies looking to place guests. Some useful matching services:
Publishing on the major podcast platforms
We publish the podcast on the following services:
These services require you to set up an account and submit an RSS feed. The RSS feed will be provided by your podcast hosting provider.
We promote the podcast in the following ways:
- Podcast services mentioned above
- Blog post