023 - The beginner's guide to podcasting with host Eric Hughey | Part 2
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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 2 Overview:Equipment

  • Smartphone with standard voice recording app
  • Digital recording device with microphones
    • Zoom H4N
    • YETI
  • Desktop or laptop computer with audio editing software
  • Headphones
    • Higher quality than standard earbuds recommended
    • Example: Audio-technica ATH M-30x Headphones



  • Recording


  • Voice recording app on smartphone
  • Zoom or Skype for video conference recording


  • Editing


  • Garage Band
  • Audacity
  • Adobe Audition 


  • Distribution


  • Libsyn
  • BluBrry

Getting guests

  • Use your immediate network
    • Family, friends, work, etc. 
  • Use the network of your previous guests
    • Ripple effect
    • Word of mouth promotion
  • Use a podcast placement agency 

Helpful tips

  • Make sure it’s something you want to do long term
  • Focus on a topic/niche that is not time-bound
  • Be aware of time investment
  • Start with basic set-up, then build as your skills and audience grow
  • Build a backlog before you launch
  • Batch your recordings
  • Have patience while building your following
  • Just start!

Contact Eric:

Connect with Eric on LinkedIn by clicking here.

Email: genwhyleaders@gmail.com

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