Multimedia 101 Podcasting Presented by Ian Griffin Executive Communications
What is a Podcast? <ul><li>On-demand ‘syndicated’ audio (RSS feed) </li></ul><ul><li>“ TIVO for your ears” </li></ul><ul><...
What kind of equipment? <ul><li>Digital Tape recorder </li></ul><ul><li>Optional: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microphone </li></...
3 Steps to Produce Your Own Podcast <ul><li>Recording </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing </li></ul>
Step One: Recording <ul><li>“ Content is King” </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it natural </li></ul><ul><li>Script only if you are ...
Step Two: Editing <ul><li>Download audio to PC via USB port </li></ul><ul><li>Consider intro/outtro music </li></ul><ul><l...
Step 3: Publishing (For Wordpress/Podpress) <ul><li>Upload audio file to your web server </li></ul><ul><li>Create blog ent...
Contact Information <ul><li>Ian Griffin </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Communications </li></ul><ul><li>i [email_address] </l...
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Podcasting basics - a 20 minute presentation given at the San Francisco BizetechDay, October 25, 2008.

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Podcasting 101

  1. 1. Multimedia 101 Podcasting Presented by Ian Griffin Executive Communications
  2. 2. What is a Podcast? <ul><li>On-demand ‘syndicated’ audio (RSS feed) </li></ul><ul><li>“ TIVO for your ears” </li></ul><ul><li>Three main types of podcast </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The expert (or author) reading into the microphone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviews (on the phone or in person) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Groups (classes, seminars) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What kind of equipment? <ul><li>Digital Tape recorder </li></ul><ul><li>Optional: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microphone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telephone adapter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Computer software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audacity, Sony Soundforge, Garage Band </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Publishing option </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Podpress, BlogTalk Radio, Hipcast </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. 3 Steps to Produce Your Own Podcast <ul><li>Recording </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing </li></ul>
  5. 5. Step One: Recording <ul><li>“ Content is King” </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it natural </li></ul><ul><li>Script only if you are the solo expert </li></ul><ul><li>Prep the interviewee </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the recorder running – edit later </li></ul><ul><li>Ask follow-up questions </li></ul>
  6. 6. Step Two: Editing <ul><li>Download audio to PC via USB port </li></ul><ul><li>Consider intro/outtro music </li></ul><ul><li>Example - Audacity: </li></ul>
  7. 7. Step 3: Publishing (For Wordpress/Podpress) <ul><li>Upload audio file to your web server </li></ul><ul><li>Create blog entry and include file </li></ul><ul><li>Verify playback </li></ul><ul><li>On iTunes within the hour – automagically! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Contact Information <ul><li>Ian Griffin </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Communications </li></ul><ul><li>i [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.exec-comms.com/blog/category/podcasts </li></ul>
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