020 - The beginner's guide to podcasting with Eric Hughey | Part 1
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Eric’s Why:My why is to use the spiritual gifts I have been blessed with to glorify God, and lead others to him by encouraging them in their personal and professional lives. I want to inspire others to overcome fear, go after their dreams, and live the life they’ve always imagined. 

Part 1 Overview:

What is podcasting?Recording a spoken audio file with one or more people on a specific topic, and broadcasting that audio file to a niche audience of the topic via the internet. 

Reasons why you should start a podcast.

  1. Barrier for entry is low
  2. $0 start-up fee
  3. Can be a business, or a branding tool 
  4. Aligns with content marketing efforts
  5. Highly concentrated target audiences 
  6. Multiple revenue streams 
  7. Networking opportunities

How to start a podcast. 

  1. Use a standard VoiceRecorder app on your phone 
    • When in doubt, pick a topic of that topic
    • Know your why. This will keep you motivated as your listenership grows in the first year. 
  2. Pick a topic
  3. Record between 5 minutes and 45 minutes 
  4. Edit recording down to vital information 
  5. Publish file on the internet with a host like iTunes or Spotify to distribute it to your respective audience
  6. Create social media channels to leverage your audience and drive more traffic to your podcast

Contact Eric:

Connect with Eric on LinkedIn by clicking here.

Email: genwhyleaders@gmail.com

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