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Become a Podmaster

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This book shows you everything you need to know to master the art of podcasting.

It starts right at the beginning, exploring the reasons why you want to start a podcast, taking you systematically through all the aspects you need to understand to make a success out of it.

You will learn everything that you need to set yourself up to get started, from the equipment you need to the billboards and ads you will need to produce.

You will get insights into the production process with tips on how to script, record, and edit your audio.

Once you have some great content, you will need to distribute and market it. You will learn some special podcast marketing tricks and find out how to reach your earlier-defined ideal listener. This will include advice on how to name your podcast series and the individual episodes, write the descriptions, and design the various graphics you will need to make your podcast stand out from the rest.

Most importantly, you will get insights into the various ways in which you can monetize your podcast to not only cover the costs but make a tidy profit. 

In short, this book will empower you to become a more than just an ordinary podcaster. With a workbook at the end of each chapter to help you apply the information practically, you will not become just an ordinary podcaster; you will indeed Become a Podmaster.



Hendrik Baird is passionate about media. Coming from a Drama background, he has worked as an actor, magician, arts administrator, festival manager, activist, radio station manager, and writer. Having recently completed a Masters Degree in Media and Journalism, he is half of the duo that is Baird Media (Pty) Ltd. The other half is his son Ethan Baird, an award winning radio producer and podcast specialist. 

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