Syllabus – Podcasting for Beginners

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

Module 1: The Foundation

  • Introduction (2:21)
  • Finding Your Niche (3:14)
  • Choosing Your Format (5:18)
  • Curating Your Content (2:15)
  • Creating a Content Calendar (4:12)
  • Writing Episode Names and Descriptions (5:08)

Module 2: Recording, Editing, and Conducting Interviews

  • Introduction (3:37)
  • Getting Equipped (12:34)
  • Selecting Software (3:05)
  • Face to Face Interviews (11:37)
  • Remote Interviews (22:25)
  • Editing Basics (9:24)
  • Waveform Editing (21:53)
  • Text-Based Editing (17:44)
  • Adding Music (3:51)
  • Reaching Out (2:30)

Module 3: Configuring Your Site and Submitting Your Podcast to Directories

  • Configuring Your Site (9:29)
  • Creating a Podcast Post (12:54)
  • Integrating Your Podcast (16:17)
  • Submitting to Directories (18:53)

Module 4: Growing Your Audience and Building Community

  • Introduction (5:26)
  • Getting the Word Out (11:05)
  • Podcasting Friends (10:56)
  • Engaging With Listeners (11:47)
  • Building Community (13:42)

Module 5: Making Money With Your Podcast

  • Intro & Interview With Patrice Washington (33:43)
  • Monetization Basics (22:45)
  • Setting Up Your Podcast For The Future (7:38)
  • The Mechanics of Monetization (38:57)