“In 2006, only 22% of US adults were familiar with podcasting. Today, 197 million Americans (70%) are aware that podcasts exist.” ~Edison Research
It’s no secret that podcasting is REALLY popular.
In fact, there are now over one million podcasts!
Recording and publishing audio is easy.
Creating a high-quality podcast with a growing base of raving fans is another story.
That’s why I asked two podcasting pro’s, Mathew Passy and Benjamin Brandt, to help me with today’s episode.
- Equipment you need to host a studio-quality podcast
- Resources for how to DIY the editing & production process
- Common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid
- Tips for growing and marketing your podcast
- How to turn raving fans into clients
We also talk about best practices for recording remotely, an extremely timely topic given the state of our world.
If you’re a financial advisor who wants to start a podcast or take your existing show to the next level, this episode is for you.
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About Our Guests
- Mathew Passy
- Benjamin Brandt
Taylor’s Current Setup
- ATR 2100 Microphone (discontinued)
- New version: ATR2100x
- Logitech USB Mic/Headset (used when traveling)
- On-Stage Microphone Stand
- Avantree Extra Long Wired Headphones
- Zoom H6 Recorder (for in-person interviews only)
- Squadcast (for virtual interviews)
- Quicktime Player (for recording solo tracks)
- Libsyn Hosting
- Editor: Mathew Passy
Podcast Hosting Services
- Samson Q2u
- Heil PR40
- Shure SM7b
- Cloudlifter (Needed for Shure SM7b)
- Electro-Voice RE20
- Electro-Voice RE320 (Cheaper Option)
Digital Recorders for In-Person Interviews
- Zoom H6 (4 microphone inputs for group interviews)
- Zoom H4 (2 microphone inputs if additional are not needed)
Solo Recording Applications
- Quicktime Player (Mac)
- Audacity (PC)
Remote Recording Platforms
Branding & Cover Art