Podcasting for Beginners

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If you’ve ever wanted to start or grow your podcast, this course is designed for you. Gain all the fundamental (and a few advanced) skills you need to create a podcast you’re proud of. Easily digestible, go-at-your-own pace lessons taught by some of the most seasoned podcasters on the internet will challenge you and help grow your confidence — until you’re  a podcasting pro! 

Create a podcast. Join a community.

Whether you’re just getting started, or you want to grow your podcast, this subscription course is designed to take your skills  to the next level with:

  • On-demand access to content — updated annually
  • Quarterly sessions led by the WordPress.com team
  • Regular office hours with WordPress.com Happiness Engineers to answer your questions
  • A certificate of completion
  • Access to an exclusive online podcasting community

We will be there for you every step of the way as you get your first podcast off the ground — guiding you from initial content ideas, through any technical issues, all the way up to submitting your first episode, building your community and making money from your work.

This course is video-driven, with over six hours of original recordings. The videos are captioned in English and transcripts are available.

View the full syllabus.


Customer Testimonials from our Podcasting Webinar
  • “Yes! I have been thinking about podcasting for several months now. Was getting overwhelmed with the technical aspects – specifically about hosting and submitting to directories. I had no idea it was this easy with WordPress, so thank you! I will begin recording my blog posts :)” 
  • “I will look further into podcasting. I don’t have any immediate plans, but it is nice to know that the functionality is on the WordPress site. I didn’t realize that it was available and looks like it is easy to use.”
  • “I’m at the very early stages but the webinar has inspired me to follow through my plans to set up a podcast which will reflect the short stories I publish by external authors every week.”
  • “Your presenters enthusiasm has inspired me to learn more about how to podcast…  and re-examine my goals… I crafted a blog via WordPress 5 years ago… posting published articles about the creative process (authored by others).  My concept is ever changing.  I am now aware of how important it is to focus my creative intention.  Thanks so much for inviting me to this Webinar!”
  • “I am planning to start a podcast for a long time, but couldn’t know where to begin, now i have got an idea of how to begin it, So, Big thank you to you guys.”
  • “I’m at the very early stages but the webinar has inspired me to follow through my plans to set up a podcast which will reflect the short stories I publish by external authors every week.”
  • “The webinar actually gave me the courage to move forward!”
  • “Yes. I was looking forward to start a podcast but had no clue about it. This webinar would certainly help me achieve my goal.”
  • “I had thought about starting a podcast, and now with this information and inspiration, I definitely will. Thank you.”