So you wanna start a podcast?

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Sound quality in a podcast is like height requirements on roller coaster rides: you just have to be tall enough to ride.

Blue Yeti microphone
YouTube: Best voiceover mic for beginners (also please subscribe to my channel & let me know what podcasting tutorials you wanna see, thank you!)
Zoom H6 recorder
Shure SM58
Adobe Audition CC 2017 & May 12th, 2017’s episode of focused.af

Seriously. Don’t overthink the software. Find something that works and put it to work making great work.

How the radio pros of the 1930s got their rooster sound effects: live & in stereo

Now, if I successfully impressed upon you the importance of not overthinking editing software, please multiply that impression several hundred times for this section.

Don’t want to think about it? Sign up for awesound.com for the best price v. feature tradeoff.

If you’re gonna make it yourself, I recommend using an 800 x 800 pixel canvas — you can always export a smaller resolution version for different sites.

If you have no preference and want something simple to setup and cost-effective, try Strikingly with my referral code and we’ll both get a free month.

“Get into podcasting for the money” said no one ever.

The most important thing is consistency and specificity.

Calm as F*ck is a guided meditation segment I do once a week on Focused as F*ck

The #1 thing I see people get wrong about social media is treating it like a one-way megaphone.

If you’re trying to break through the ever-growing noise of podcasters, be afraid not to be vulnerable.

You now know everything I ever did about podcasts.

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Zach Valenti

Zach Valenti

Creativity, self-care, media, & technology. Check me out at http://zachvalenti.com.