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The Most Frequently Asked Podcast Questions With Ramona Rice
Sep 30, 2017 · 1 hr 1 min
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Today Ramona Rice from joins Dave Jackson from the School of Podcasting to talk about the most frequently asked podcast questions in honor of International Podcast Day.

Questions include:

What Microphone? ATR2100 is a great place to start. Here is a kit with a stand and pop filter

What Media Host. is a great choice with prices starting at $5/month (use the coupon code sopfree to get a free month). If you want your website and media host all in one, go to work with Ramona at

How much media storage do I need? See

Web Website Host: Dave like's and (godaddy)

How Do I Get a Sponsor. (ask, or get an affiliate through sites like

Do I need a website for my podcast. If want more than a way to listen and subscribe, yes. 

Do I need to build an email list for my podcast. You don't need to, but you might wish you had started one. Mailchimp is free to start

Why can’t I just use a free app to host my files? Becuase bandwidth isn't free see

What days should I release? The one that works for you.

How long should my episodes be? As long as they need to be and not a minute more. Embrace the power of editing.

How frequently should I publish? As often as needed.

Should I go to X conference? If you can afford it yes. Building your audience and relationships face to face is the best.

I only have so many downloads for my super niche show - I’m a failure. There are more ways to count success besides downloads. Plus, if you're hyper-niche you may have captured a large percentage of your total audience.

Check out Ramona and her Kids show at

Check out Dave 

School of Podcasting - Learn How to Podcast

All of Dave's shows can be found at

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