In this 13-minute podcast, we explore the idea that podcasting is about communicating in an authentic human voice; it’s not about RSS, microphones and software. Focus on the content first and the rest is easy.
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Here are the show notes:
00:01 Intro and welcome
01:09 Much of the info available today about podcasting is about RSS, microphones, mixers and software, all of which are secondary to content
02:26 Many communications principles in podcasting mirror those in other forms of communications
03:03 What’s your message?
03:31 Who’s your audience?
04:33 What’s in it for ME?
05:27 What’s your theme?
07:20 What’s your tone?
08:00 After you record, try listening as though you are in the audience
08:40 Make a list of podcasts you listen to faithfully; what makes them so appealing?
10:35 Compared to thinking and planning, hardware and software is a snap
11:21 Check out Sebastian Kiel’s video podcast, SpeakingEnglishPodcast.com
12:17 Where to send comments: email to trafcom AT gmail.com, call 646-403-8020 or post a message to the Trafcom News Podcast blog