So, You Want To Start A Podcast?

So you want to start a podcast? Welcome to fastest growing media segment in the world. Well, we have good news; Podcast Detroit has made it easy for you to put out content on your terms. Whether you want a weekly 2-hour show, a monthly 15 minute show, or anything in between, we have you covered. So You Want to Start a Podcast asks the tough but important questions to help budding podcasters define and achieve their goals, including: Why do you want to start a podcast? Think about specifically why you want to start a podcast versus a blog, zine, YouTube channel, Instagram feed, or other media outlet. Find out if a podcast is really the.

If there's any vital lesson you can pick up from the latest news cycle, it's that you should NOT run a podcast the way that Alex Jones does. Unless of course, your goal is to be kicked out by Apple, Facebook, and Spotify, then, by all means, go ahead.

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Now that podcast consumption is on the rise, you should also avoid producing a sloppy show that people will drop two minutes in and trade for another episode of Serial. You want it to be immersive and consistently fresh so that your audience will always clamor for a new installment.

For tips on how to develop and grow a successful podcast, it's still best to seek help from experts, and this online course dedicated to all things podcasting has all the good stuff from seasoned pros. For only $49, you'll get tips straight from John Lee Dumas (EOFire), Alex Blumberg (Planet Money), Lewis Howes (The School of Greatness), and Julia Dewitt (NPR's Snap Judgment). This expert-led bundle is filled to the brim with insight on compelling storytelling and creating radio-quality recording so you can build a profitable podcast (the most popular ones earn $50,000 per episode) yourself. Because contrary to popular belief, talk isn't cheap.

Here's what you'll get:

Power Your Podcast with Storytelling

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Led by Alex Blumberg, CEO and co-founder of Gimlet Media and co-producer of Planet Money, this course is designed to get you up to speed with storytelling essentials. You'll explore interviewing and story composition techniques, and learn how to develop narrative instincts so you can better connect with your audience.

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Start Your Profitable Podcast & Build A Brand

In this course taught by The School of Greatness podcast host Lewis Howes, you'll take a deep dive into the anatomy of a great episode and discover all the steps on how to make a show profitable. In less than five hours, you'll learn how to make your podcast stand out, pick the right format and invest in the right gear, and some marketing secrets to propel it to the top of the charts.

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Essential Storytelling Techniques With Producers From Snap Judgment

Straight from NPR's Snap Judgment senior producer Julia Dewitt is this course that will instruct you on how to find and pitch compelling stories that will draw listeners. You'll learn the nuts and bolts behind constructing a gripping story arc with dramatic tension, solid characters, and a higher meaning, resulting in a well-engaged audience.

Podcasting 101

So You Want To Start A Business Podcast

And last but definitely not least is this course by John Lee Dumas, the host of EntrepreneurOnFire — a podcast awarded Best of iTunes in 2013 — in which you'll get to grips with the technical, creative, and business elements behind running a professional-level podcast. You'll learn how to select the right equipment for your budget, how to quickly edit audio, and how to market your show properly.

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All four courses would run you around $266 when bought separately, but for a limited time, you can get the whole bundle on sale for $49.