Podcasting: Introduction

1 Day Course
Code MT275

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


Podcasts provide a simple and effective method of communicating to thousands of people who are either visiting your website or are visiting dedicated podcasting sites.

This is a practical course that will teach you to create, edit and deliver podcasts. The course also provides useful hints and tips from industry experts on producing professional and effective results.

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What is a podcast? (2 topics)

  • What can you do with podcasts?
  • Example podcasts

Preparation (3 topics)

  • Recording software options
  • Audience need
  • Writing scripts

Recording a podcast (6 topics)

  • Vocal delivery
  • Recording your material
  • Which microphone to use?
  • Microphone best practice
  • Including sound effects
  • Using audio software

Post production (7 topics)

  • Editing software
  • Basic editing techniques
  • Editing tips and tricks
  • Production values
  • Adding music
  • Different file formats
  • Compression techniques

Outputting a Podcast (8 topics)

  • Saving to different media
  • Uploading to a website
  • Understanding data rates
  • Security issues
  • Subscriptions
  • RSS feeds
  • Using an RSS template file
  • Ready-made Podcast solutions

Promoting your Podcast (3 topics)

  • Using PR
  • Using iTunes to publicise your podcast
  • Podcast sites

What Our Customers Say

The instructors knowledge is fantastically broad and deep!”

Vice President, ABS-CBN

An excellent course, one of the best I have attended for IP training, covering a very wide range of topics.”

MCR Manager, Sky TV New Zealand

Good course, well presented. Good content and mix of theory and practical alike.”

Software Engineer, Arris

Very good overview of technologies new and old.”

Broadcast Engineer, Formula 1

Very good background to help our development away from Broadcast TV.”

Account Manager, Thomson

Instructor knowledge and experience was excellent.”

Solutions Engineer, Akamai

Good level of detail and industry examples of the technology and its usage. Trainer extremely knowledgeable with a great deal of experience in the field.”

Software Manager, Panasonic

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