Create Your Own Podcast

The beginner's guide to creating an amazing podcast

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Maurice Cherry

Create Your Own Podcast

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  • Self-paced instruction
  • 23 video lessons
  • 3.5 hours of lesson content
  • Project work to create your own podcast
  • Led by an industry expert
  • Lifetime access
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Who Should Take This Course

Editors, Journalists, Marketers, Content Creators

Skills You Will Learn

Define and refine your podcast—create a mission, develop a name and identify category and topics

Implement best design/brand practices into your cover art

Use email and social media to promote your podcast

Plan and write a script

Source affordable equipment to ensure good sound quality and production

Prep for and record your podcast

Submit your podcast to directories such as iTunes and Stitcher

Post-launch marketing and advertising for continuous promotion

Tips for staying motivated to keep momentum going

Why Take This Course

Podcasts are a pervasive—and heavily saturated—medium for entertainment, news and industry information. Media companies, news organizations and content publishers use podcasts as way to engage audiences in a new way.

This course will teach you how to create a one-of-a-kind podcast, from concept development to post-launch marketing. Learn how to shape your idea, identify your target audience, write a script, produce your first show and distribute it on major platforms like iTunes and Stitcher. By the end of this course, you will be able to share your story through your own 5-star podcast production.

Session 1

Define Your Podcast

  • Lesson 1: What’s a Podcast?
  • Lesson 2: Cover Art
  • Lesson 3: Build a Buzz
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Session 2

Refine Your Concept

  • Lesson 1: Refine Your Show’s Concept
  • Lesson 2: Find Music, Designers, and Voice-Over Artists
  • Lesson 3: Audio Hosts
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Session 3

Recording Your Podcast

  • Lesson 1: Podcasting Recording 101
  • Lesson 2: Writing a Script
  • Lesson 3: Time to Record!
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Session 4

Edit and Package Your Podcast

  • Lesson 1: Audacity 101
  • Lesson 2: Audio File Formats
  • Lesson 3: Package Your Episode
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Session 5

Launch Your Podcast

  • Lesson 1: Upload to Your Audio Host
  • Lesson 2: Submit Your Podcast to Podcast Directories
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Session 6

Marketing, Monetizing and Motivation

  • Lesson 1: Marketing
  • Lesson 2: Monetizing
  • Lesson 3: Motivation
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About the Instructor

Maurice Cherry

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Maurice Cherry is creative principal at 3eighteen media, a design and consulting agency in Atlanta, GA, and the founder and chairman emeritus of the Black Weblog Awards. He is also the editor-in-chief of Revision Path and curator of 28 Days of the Web, two websites that focus on showcasing Black web designers, graphic designers, and web developers around the world. Maurice was named one of Atlanta’s “Power 30 Under 30" in the field of Science and Technology by the Apex Society, and one of HP’s “50 Tech Tastemakers” in conjunction with Black Web 2.0.