Being stuck in your home provides an opportunity for you to finally start a podcast. As opposed to traditional audio media, podcasts provide more flexibility for listeners and more control for creators. The four main types of podcasts are story-based, interviews, multiple host conversations, and monologues. To start recording your own podcast, you’ll need to purchase the proper equipment like a quality microphone, headphones, and possibly a mixing board. Also you’ll need to obtain different audio editing softwares. Finally, it’s important to be consistent with your broadcast and tailor the content to your potential audience.

Key Takeaways:

  • Podcasts are a great way to connect with the general public and provide more flexibility than traditional audio media.
  • The four main types of podcasts are narrative driven, multiple host conversations, interviews with experts, or monologue based.
  • To start a podcast, you’ll need to obtain the proper equipment like microphones, headphones, mixing boards, and editing software.

“As with most media in the digital age, the format, structure, and content of a podcast often resemble those of an older analog medium: the broadcast-radio program.”

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