Getting Started with Podcasting

Characteristics Of This Class:

If you've ever thought about starting your own podcast but didn't know where to begin, this is the workshop for you. A podcast is a great way to add fresh new media content to your site and raise your online profile.

We'll explore the software and hardware you need to get started, how to distribute your podcast and just what the heck you should talk about. This workshop will help you get on the right track with your podcast and build your audience.

This workshop will cover:

  • Microphones
  • Headphones
  • Making sure your computer is up to the task
  • Picking the right place to record
  • Audio recording and editing applications
  • Podcast topics and show schedules
  • Distributing your podcast
  • Tracking podcast listeners
  • Insider tips and tricks

Who Should Take This:

Anyone who wants to learn to how to make a podcast to promote their business, share their opinions, and communicate with the world.

Jeff Gamet

Jeff Gamet

Jeff Gamet is the Managing Editor of The Mac Observer, Contributing Editor for Design Tools Monthly, and author of "The Designer's Guide to Mac OS X." He co-hosts the Apple Weekly Report, Design Tools Weekly and iPhone Alley pods, and appears regularly on the MacVoices and MacJury pods. He is actively involved in the blogging and social media world, and speaks on social media, design and Apple-related topics at popular events like Macworld Expo, the Macintosh Computer Expo and the RSA Conference on technology security.

The course was well organized but flexible enough to adapt to the needs of the students. There were great tips on which technologies to use for each step of the process, from recording to promotion, as well as how to use them.

Asa, 1/28/2010

I am really pleased with the information in the class and appreciate that Jeff covered additional info.

Heather, 1/28/2010

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Payment Program Details

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Payment 1
Paid at time of registration.
$17.25 $22.25
Payment 2
Due one month after registration.
$17.25 $22.25
Payment 3
Due two months after registration.
$17.25 $22.25
Payment 4
Due three months after registration.
$17.25 $22.25
Note: registrants using the payment plan are not eligible for the early registration discount and always pay the standard registration fee ($69.00 for BDA members and $89.00 for non-members).

Registration Fees

BDA Members: $59.00

Non-Members: $79.00
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