Monthly Archives: May 2011

Learn to Podcast without Driving Yourself Crazy on June 11

This full-day workshop takes you through everything you need to know to produce an audio podcast. You’ll get hands-on experience in recording, editing, and mixing audio, podcast file formats, setting up a podcast blog, and interacting with your listeners. Bring your laptop and headphones and let Podcast Asylum co-founder Sallie Goetsch show you how to avoid mistakes that drive listeners away or make podcasting more work for you.


Saturday, June 11, 2011
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

268 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Cost: $197


  • Choosing and refining your topic
  • Show length and frequency
  • Show format (e.g. number of hosts, interview style, live call-in show)
  • Involving your listeners: comment lines, blog comments, forums, and more
  • A few basic microphone tips
  • Recording devices
  • Intros and outros
  • Podsafe music and other copyright issues
  • Audacity
  • Levelator
  • MP3 file format: Bit rate, sample rate, stereo vs. mono
  • Show notes
  • Listener statistics
  • Media hosting
  • Podcast plugins
  • iTunes and other podcast directories
  • Promoting your podcast
  • Podcatchers and alternate subscription methods: Stitcher, iPhone apps, etc
  • Common mistakes and how to avoid them

Register now—only 8 spaces available