ASK SARAH #10: Starting A Podcast? Tools, Structure, Editing + More
Are you curious about starting a podcast, or in the process of starting one?
I get dozens of questions about starting a podcast, so grab your headphones and listen to this episode. Here’s what I cover in this episode of Ask Sarah:
What tools do I use and what equipment do I love? Are there tutorials that help? What platform should I use to do recording?
I break down all the pieces of a show, and how I learned the sequence, and how to write it all down for notes and editing.
Do you want to do self-editing or outsource it? How much does it cost? Who can you use?
AUDIO + VOICE TRAINING:
How do you get better at recording and creating good-sounding audio? Here’s what I do to set up a great audio environment and how to record in “one take” as much as possible.
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Sarah K Peck
Founder, Startup Parent
Sarah Peck is a writer, startup advisor, and yoga teacher based in New York City. She’s the founder and executive director of Startup Parent, a media company documenting the stories of women’s leadership across work and family. She hosts the weekly Startup Parent Podcast and Let's Talk, her second podcast. Previously, she worked at Y Combinator backed One Month, Inc, a company that teaches people to code in 30 days, and before that she was a writing and communications consultant.
She’s a 20-time All-American swimmer who successfully swam the Escape from Alcatraz nine separate times, once wearing only a swim cap and goggles to raise $33k for charity: water. She’s written for more than 75 different web publications and and has delivered speeches and workshops at Penn, UVA, Berkeley, Harvard, Craft & Commerce, WDS, and more.