PODCASTINGCharacteristics:•Planning your podcast. Plan (Pre-production) Produce (Record) Edit (Post-production) Publish Promote
PODCASTINGCharacteristics:1. Pre-production Content Format Resources•It has to be presentedin a logical, sequencial * Citations and 1. Fade inand organized manner. permissions granted 2. Opening* Not disclose personal are included in theinformation 3. Content podcast for all audio(name, address, 4. Final comments materials used.phone number) 5. Fade out
PODCASTINGCharacteristics:1. Pre-productionPlanning your content:• Who will listen to the podcast?• The podcast will need a name. The more creative, the better!• Determine your goal. Whats the topic of your podcast?• Consider the length of your podcast. Keep podcasts to between 3 - 5 minutes• Collect any information you plan on using.• Write an outline.
PODCASTINGCharacteristics:1. Pre-productionSome ideas for podcast content:• Descriptions about tours, museums , cities, etc.•Commentaries or opinions on TV programs, sports, movies, etc.• Creating stories, plays or poems.• Interview guest speakers.• Share class lectures or notes.• Create your own commercial or original news.•Humor, history, culture, fashion, your own country, etc.
PODCASTINGCharacteristics:1. Pre-productionBe careful about the format•Opening Theme / Theme Music• Welcome (Slogan)• Introduction with topic for the episode.• Opening Segment (interview, discussion, etc)• Music interlude (commercial etc)• Second segment content (opinions, comments, etc.)• Wrap-up Summarize key points.• Outro music or sound effect
PODCASTINGCharacteristics:1. Pre-productionHere you will find podcastable music for your episodes:1. PodSafe Audio – A popular place for musicians and music lovers to share tunes.2. Stock Music - Offers cutting edge music for podcasts, but you’ll have to pay.3. Royalty Free Music - A diverse collection of podcastable music.3. Magnatune – A record company that wants you to podcast their music!4. CC Mixter – Features remixes licensed under the Creative Commons.5. GarageBand – Featuring some awesome independent music6. SoundClick – A variety of music available from both signed and unsigned bands.7. Royalty Free Classical Music – Offers a nice selection of classical music for podcasts.8. Opuzz - Buy background and intro and outro music here.9. Ioda Alliance – An online Independent music distributor.10.The BeatSuite - Royalty free and podsafe music.
PODCASTINGCharacteristics:1. ProductionAfter writing your outline and choosing your music.It’s time to record!•Its best if you record short portions of audio at a time.•Record the introduction last.• Pace of audio and consistent volume (little use of ahh, umm, ok, like andother distracting audio noices).• Break into sections with good transitions, and teasers and check thattransitions between segments are smooth.• Check that the voice or voices can be heard clearly without interference.• Use a mocrophone.
PODCASTINGCharacteristics:1. Post-productionNow that you have recorded, it is time to edit and add sound effects or music.One of best options to edit your audio files is Audacity a very popular audio editor software which is totally free! http://audacity.sourceforge.net/?lang=es You have to download the software before starting editing.
PODCASTINGCharacteristics:PublishingAfter editing your audio files you can create your podcast on websites suchas:•Audioboo: http://audioboo.fm/• Podomatic: http://www.podomatic.com/login
PODCASTINGCharacteristics:PromotingOnce you have created your podcasts, you can promote them on your socialnetworks or different accounts:
PODCASTINGTips for podcastingWhen I think of podcasting, I think of radio so, some tips can help you create really good podcasts. 1. Don’t go it alone 1. Use NATURAL SOUNDS Find opportunities to enlist other people! Even when it’s quiet, there’s probably to record parts of your podcast. It is some sort of noise. Natural sound is the sometimes nice to hear different voices sound of your environment. Use it to pull and characters. When our scripts your audience into your setting. Record reference other people or involve wild sound and use it as an audio layer things like reading quotes, excerpts under your main tracks. It will help your from websites, or dramatizations, we podcast come alive. Using recorded sound use other people to establish a new effects is good but natural sounds can voice. It helps mix it up and keeps the make your podcasts livelier. listener’s attention
PODCASTINGTips for podcasting: Slogan: Output your own style avoid copying yourfavorite radio station. Create a good slogan to help you focus on your content! Intro music: Music is a very important part of podcasting, it will make your podcast sound professional and not boring but lively!