YOUR PODCAST CHECKLIST

Here is a checklist of the systems you need to successfully publish your own podcast.

GETTING STARTED

  • Decide what the podcast will be about by selecting your niche and topic
  • Set a launch date
  • Select a name for your podcast
  • Publish and promote launch date on your social media platforms and among your contacts to keep yourself accountable
  • Create a format for your podcast
  • Get podcast training. Contact Julia for a 1-on-1 session 
  • Join podcasting groups online for additional support

RECURRING TASKS

THESE ARE THINGS YOU WILL BE DOING FOR EACH EPISODE THAT YOU PRODUCE

GUESTS

  • Research information about potential guests in person or on social media
  • Message potential guests with a request for an interview
  • Collect important information such as name, email and time zone etc.
  • Schedule guest interview using a scheduling app
  • Send important details to guests via email. Some things to include are
    • question prompts
    • interview format
    • Skype ID
    • recording requirements
  • Write guest introduction 

RECORD

  • Inform guests about typical housekeeping matters before you begin the interview. Some things to consider are
    • Audio check
    • Talking speed
    • Background noise

FOLLOW UP

  • Send follow up email with what your guest needs to know. Make sure to thank them for the interview as well. 

EDIT

  • Download the recording to your computer
  • Block out a few hours for editing
  • Major editing tools you will need
    • Audacity or Garage Band App
    • Podcast music
    • Auphonic website
    • Recorded intro, outro in mid-rolls

PUBLISH

  • Create show notes
  • Create  podcast images
  • Publish to your podcast host
  • Publish on your website (optional)

PROMOTE

  • Promote on your social media platforms
    • Facebook Page
    • Facebook groups
    • Facebook Profile
    • Instagram Profile
    • Twitter feed
    • Pinterest
    • via email
    • ….any other platform
  • Send images and link to your guest to promote on their platforms
  • Send guests a guide on where to promote their episode

Happy Podcasting.

Contact Julia for a one on one training if you need extra help.