podcastingThis Week In The Podverse, May 6, 2022

Tony Doe™
5 min readMay 6, 2022

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Inside the Podverse this week…Anchor has the highest number of released podcast episodes in April, Survey shows radio listeners are consuming more podcasts, Facebook pulls the plug on podcasts in June, … and more. Dive In!

News

Opinions

Tips

  • If you’re over 30 and thinking of using TikTok to promote your podcasts, you might find some really helpful replies to this tweet
  • 3 things you need to consider before starting a podcast by Edmund Oris. Thread.
  • The 4 Things You Need To Start A Podcast By Rachel Corbett. Read More.
  • A Macro is a sequence of pre-configured commands (mainly effects) in a set order that can be applied automatically to projects or audio files. The three main uses of Macros are Batch Recording, Effects automation, and Effects Preset. How To Use Macros In Audacity. Watch or read the manual
  • I found this awesome thread on how to get your podcast off the ground from @iamthefayfay. She created the NaijaPodHub and is probably the most accomplished Nigerian podcast producer. This template is all sorts of 🔥!
  • Podcasters On Twitter share their favourite podcast hacks. Read More
  • How To Source Podcast Guests Intentionally: Khayriyyah Muhammad Smith of the Bring Your Own Chair podcast examines how podcasters working on interview podcasts can grow their interview skills. Watch

Tools

  • Recast is a simple service that will replay all the episodes of a podcast from the start. No sign-up or registration is required. Just put in a podcast show page or feed URL, and get a Recast feed link back. Try it!
  • What Podcasters Pay For is a spreadsheet tool that allows you to input the items you pay for and how much they cost. It’s already programmed to total the costs as you enter them. Get a visual of where your money is going, or even use it to plan ahead while you research your next moves and prepare a budget. Read More
  • Promo Cards By Spotify | Create personalized assets to share your podcast with fans on social | Check it out
  • Top 5 Audio Interfaces For Podcasters from The Podcast Haven. Read More
  • Remove Background Noise in Audacity [How to clean up your recordings] — Watch
  • How to normalize audio files with Audacity Watch

Episode Recommendations

N.E.W. MAY 6, 2022

Events

An Invitation: Discovery Tour — Data Edition Report Launch | Thursday, May 12, 2022, from 1–3 pm WAT | Register here

Twitter Space: Discovery Tour — Data Edition | Thursday 12th May 2022 | 3 pm WAT | Sign Up here

Communities

  • r/podcast | a podcast community that supports podcasts of all levels by providing resources and advice | Reddit
  • Podcast Movement Community — For Podcasters | Facebook
  • Confam Naija Podcaster | Facebook
  • Podcast Nation | Facebook

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Tony Doe™

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