Our Best Blogs

A Guide to the Top Content from Resonate 

March 2, 2020 | Colby Schemm

Resonate has been writing blogs about podcasting since October 2016. We’ve covered topics from pre-production and recording to editing and mixing, marketing, and monetization. Whether you’re brand new to podcasting or have been in the game for years now, we hope these blogs can be helpful to you! 

In this post, I wanted to break down the best blogs our team has written, and highlight the ones we think are most important for you as you start on your podcasting journey. These blogs cover a lot of content, but they are not comprehensive. We are constantly learning and working to share what we learn with you. Please let us know if there are any topics you’d like to read more about on the Resonate blog! 

Planning Your Podcast

Every podcast starts as an idea, a topic, a message, or a mission. Bring your idea to reality by taking the necessary steps to plan, storyboard, and write out your episode idea. Here are some blogs we’ve written on the pre-production process of podcasting!

What Podcast Equipment Should You Buy For Your Podcast?

Once you’ve worked through the pre-production process for your podcast, the next step is to buy the right equipment for your specific needs. This can be a really daunting process, especially for new podcasters, but it’s crucial to getting started. We are always developing new equipment recommendations to try to make this part of the podcasting process as simple, cost-efficient, and stress-free as possible. 

How to Record a Podcast

Once you purchase your podcast equipment, it’s time  to optimize your setup and hit record!  Below are some tips on how to do just that. 

How to Remotely Record a Podcast

Remote interviews are a wonderful way to connect with experts and influencers in your niche from all over the world. One of the most frequently asked questions  we get asked at Resonate is how to remotely record a podcast, so we’ve created several guides to simplify the process.

How to Improve the Audio Quality of Your Podcast

If you want to create a successful podcast, you have to take audio quality seriously. Low-quality audio is one of the fastest ways to lose listeners. Learn how to step up the sonic quality of your show in these blogs.

How to Distribute Your Podcast

These posts give you the tools to take the final master episode files of your podcast and publicly distribute them to the right channels. The process of launching a podcast requires submitting your show through a hosting platform that distributes it to most of the podcast directories. There are also some directories that require you to directly submit your podcast to go through their manual approval process. Get a heads start on distributing your podcast in these blogs.  

How to Market Your Podcast

So you’ve come up with a vision, bought the equipment, recorded your first episode(s), and published your podcast to the directories. Now it’s time to promote your podcast! There are many channels for marketing your podcast, and seemingly hundreds of strategies for each individual channel. Learn about the best strategies we’ve discovered so far for promoting your podcast in these marketing blogs. 

How to Keep Going

Once you’ve planned, recorded, distributed, and promoted your podcast, you’re not done. As every creative knows it’s a lot easier to start a new project than to follow through in the long run. Keep producing your podcast, even if you don’t see an immediate ROI. Podcasting is more like a long-term investment than a lottery ticket. You have to put in a lot of work and be patient, but over the lifetime of your podcast you have the potential to impact tons of people and develop as a host.

Podcast Recommendations

Resonate strives to serve the larger podcast community by creating relevant lists of podcast recommendations. This also gives us the opportunity to promote podcasters who work with us if their shows are a good fit for one of our favorite lists. Find your next favorite podcast in one of these lists today! 

What Should We Write About Next? 

I hope this blog has been helpful! If you follow these blogs, you should be able to understand how to make a podcast, from the big-picture concepts to the nitty-gritty technical details. But this list of content is not dead. We are constantly writing new content, learning about new developments in the industry, and trying to listen to our audience. 

What topics do you want to learn more about? We’d love to hear your questions about podcasting! Please email me with any questions or topics you’d like us to cover next! And to stay informed, subscribe to Podcast Pro Weekly!

Colby Schemm

Colby Schemm

As a Content Specialist at Resonate Recordings, Colby creates & curates content on social media, & consults with clients to improve their podcast marketing strategies. Colby is from Roanoke, VA & now lives in Louisville, KY. 

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