Podcasting: an Introduction

Podcasting: an Introduction


Total Run Time: 1 hr

The dissemination of recorded audio clips that are syndicated via the Internet is called a Podcast. But knowing what a Podcast is and understanding how to create your own Podcast to market your business, educate a community, share your opinion or just to have fun is quite different.

Topics Include:

  • Audio Equipment for Your Podcast
  • Microphone/Headset Selection
  • Audio Recording/Editing Software for Podcasting
  • Mixers
  • USB vs. Firewire
  • VOIP – Voice over the Internet Protocols
  • Adding Music to Your Podcast
  • Create/Edit ID-3 Tags
  • Podcast Web-hosting Companies
  • Uploading Your Podcast
  • RSS Feeds
  • Publicizing Your Podcast

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Daniel Murphy demonstrates the basic elements required to produce your Podcast, including microphones, audio recording/editing software, mixers and soundcards. With step-by-step explanations and plenty of examples, this tutorial will help you produce and publicize your own professional sounding Podcasts to syndicate with the Internet community.

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Course outline

Chapter Chapter 1: Introduction to Podcasting (1 min)

  1. Introduction
Chapter 2: What Is A Podcast (1 min)

  1. What Is A Podcast
Chapter 3: Podcasting Equipment Options (4 min)

  1. Getting Sound Into Your Computer
Chapter 4: Audacity (6 min)

  1. Introduction to Audacity
  2. How to Configure Audacity
Chapter 5: Content Creation (8 min)

  1. How to Record Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
Chapter 6: Content Preparation (22 min)

  1. Editing With Audacity
  2. Using Levelator
  3. Adding Music to Your Podcast
  4. Using Audacity to Add Music To Your Podcast
  5. Using Audacity to Create an MP3
Chapter 7: Content Delivery (18 min)

  1. How To Turn Your Recording Into A Podcast
  2. Liberated Syndication
  3. Liberated Syndication/Creating and Managing Your Posts/Submitting Your Podcast to iTunes
  4. Additional Content Websites/Blogger.com/Feedburner.com
Chapter 8: Conclusion (1 min)

  1. Conclusion

Presenter Info

Daniel MurphyDaniel Murphy is the technical and media director at Rancho Community Church in Temecula, California. He oversees a team of staff and volunteers who utilize multiple forms of “state-of-the-art” media and equipment to communicate weekly messages. The team utilizes intelligent lighting, digital sound systems, multi-screen projection systems including robotic and studio camera systems to produce live events, DVDs and Internet broadcasts. An expert in podcasting and current technological trends, Daniel is frequently a consultant in advising the church community on methods to improve and update their use of technology. He is also a bit of a MAC geek.