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Podcasting 101

with John Lee Dumas

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  •   01 Create, Grow, Monetize Your Podcast 1

  •   03 Growing and Monetizing Your Podcast 1


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About The Class

produce and promote a professional-quality podcast.

Learn how to produce and promote a professional-quality podcast. John Lee Dumas hosts the award-winning podcast EntrepreneurOnFire and is the founder of Podcasters’ Paradise, an online learning community for aspiring and professional podcasters.

In Podcasting 101, John will walk you step-by-step through creating and distributing a dynamic, engaging, and high-quality podcast, whether you plan to share your creative expertise, interview the most fascinating people in your field, or just tell great stories to an audience that will truly appreciate them. You will learn how to:

  • Select the right equipment for your needs and budget
  • Create a radio-quality recording
  • Quickly and efficiently edit your audio down to a polished final cut
  • Find and grow your listening audience
  • Market your creative product or services with your podcast

You’ll learn all about the syndication options that will get your podcast in the headphones of as many people as possible. You’ll also learn about creating great intros, outros, and transitions, and how to use post-production effects that will add a professional polish to your sound.

Includes special visits by the following guests who will share their expertise:

  • Michael O'Neal - The Solopreneur Hour
  • Nick Unsworth - Life On Fire
  • Greg Hickman - Mobile Mixed
Producing a professional-quality podcast can be daunting with so many technical details to master. Get your complete guide to getting started in Podcasting 101, and then use the power of story to take your podcast to the next level with This American Life producer Alex Blumberg’s Power Your Podcast with Storytelling.

Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Create, Grow, Monetize Your Podcast 1

  2. 02

    Podcasting Gear Breakdown 1

  3. 03

    Growing and Monetizing Your Podcast 1

  4. 04

    Michael O'Neal: Why Podcasting? 1

  5. 05

    Michael O'Neal: Be a Pro Gear Guide 1

  6. 06

    Recording and Editing Skype Call 1

  7. 07

    Greg Hickman: Your Mobile Strategy 1

  8. 08

    Building a Mobile Friendly Site 1

  9. 09

    Marketing with SMS/Text Message 1

  10. 10

    Nick Unsworth: Launch a Video Podcast 1

  11. 11

    15 Step Quick Start Guide 1

  12. 12

    Expert Panel Discussion 1


Meet Your Expert

John Lee Dumas

John Lee Dumas is the founder and host of EntrepreneurOnFire, awarded “Best of iTunes 2013.” John interviews today's most inspiring and successful entrepreneurs 7 days a week and has been featured in Forbes, Inc., and Time Magazine. John has turned ... read more

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  • pdf John Lee Dumas - 500 Off Video Marketing From A to Z.pdf
  • pdf John Lee Dumas - 200 Off Life After 8 Weeks.pdf
  • pdf John Lee Dumas - 50 percent Off Convert From Anywhere.pdf
  • pdf John Lee Dumas - Podcast Recording Setup.jpeg
  • pdf John Lee Dumas - The SMS Marketing
  • pdf John Lee Dumas - Podcast Launch Ebook.pdf
  • pdf John Lee Dumas - 300 off Podcasters Paradise.pdf
  • pdf John Lee Dumas - Video Podcast Gear Sheet.pdf

46% of students recommend this class.
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    November 2016

    It's my opinion that Creative Live as an obligation to their paying customers to vet a class and ensure there is more time spent on the purchased content and less on presenter's solicitation of their personal business. Too often in this class, Dumas sped through course content only to give the time to promote his business. Business promotion should NOT be embarrassingly apparent in these courses. It is why I have purchased less and less from Creative Live and subscribe to other content-heavy sources like Creative Live - I have some remaining loyalty since I began online education with you but you have to do something about this quickly to keep me.

  • Samantha Porter

    June 2016

    I think this is a great course for a beginner to start off strong. I really appreciated that there wasn't too much repetition, each presenter had his own perspective. I was disappointed with the lack of diversity in the presenters - all four teachers were white men. That said, they had magical information, great energy, and generosity for sharing tips! This course is worth watching and worth the investment.

  • Janine Krüger

    September 2017

    Well I am so glad that this was on air for free to get a good impression. But well this has NOTHING to do with a good class. i mean hey...a selfie? Come on... I am not paying for this shit. Creative live was once so much better...

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