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Resources for making your own podcast, no matter how high- or low-tech you want to go.
Special Opportunity: Google Podcasts Creator Program
Google Podcast Creator Program
"Have you ever wondered, could I make a great podcast? Apply and find out! The Google Podcasts creator program seeks to increase the diversity of voices in the industry globally and lower barriers to podcasting. Selected teams will receive seed funding and participate in an intensive training program.
The program is run by PRX, a pioneer in podcast training and education.
PRX will be accepting applications March 18, 2019 - April 14, 2019."
Lifehacker - How to Start your Own Podcast
"The podcast craze of the past several years shows no signs of slowing down, and while every armchair broadcaster with a voice recorder app is eager to get in the game, creating a professional-sounding podcast isn’t as simple as it might seem. Here’s how to create, record, and publish your own basic podcast—and get people to listen." Published 8/9/2017
Shopify - How to Start a Successful Podcast (For Under $100)
"You don’t need to be a very technical person nor does it require a lot of money to learn how to start a podcast. This guide will be your A-Z, step-by-step walkthrough on how to get started with audio podcasting and why you should create a podcast. We’ll cover everything from the very technical to the abstract podcasting concepts." Published 4/27/2018
The Podcaster's Studio - Podcasting 101: How to Start a Podcast
Features a podcast episode with transcription and a video describing "the steps you need to know to go from wanting to start your own podcast, to seeing your first episode in iTunes/Apple Podcasts." Published 1/1/2018
Starting a Podcast on a Shoestring Budget: Here's Your 6-Point Checklist
"As much as media has been democratized, it’s still not always clear exactly how to get started. That’s why we’re here. If you want to get in the podcast game today, but aren’t sure where to begin, don’t worry about it. I’m about to give you the ultimate checklist to create a high-quality podcast." Updated 6/1/2018
We don't mean how to be a podcast host - we mean where to put your podcast on the internet! For folks to be able to listen to your podcast, your audio files have to be properly stored. The resources below include both free and paid options.
Podcasting Books for Kids and Teens