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Podcast Pontifications

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Podcasting needs to be made better, not just easier. Because after 15 years, less than a quarter of the population listen to podcasts regularly. While new business models, discovery apps, and content curators will evolve, much of the responsibility --and work-- falls on us, the working podcaster. Th… read more

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Make An Accessible Podcast With The Right Equipment & Environment [Episode 214]

Equipment and the environment where those tools are deployed have massive implications on your ability to make that podcast episode accessible.

Accessibility improves your podcasts listen-ability for everyone. And that’s the goal, right?

It starts with the right equipment, like microphones and DAWs. But talking about equipment without also understanding the environment where that equipment will be used is a fool’s errand. You’ll waste money. Or you’ll keep using the same free or cheap stuff you have access. 

Neither of those bad decisions will help you make more accessible audio content.

What I am advising is that you use equipment designed for the task at hand. Equipment specifically designed to produce podcast episodes instead of capturing the sounds of a band in a garage. 

Choosing Equipment dedicated to and designed for the job at hand is always the best choice. 

Once you have the right environment and the right equipment for the show you’re making, you have the best chance at making accessible audio that anyone can hear. 

Two things: 

Tomorrow I’ll get even more specific, now that I’ve laid the groundwork. Yes, I’ll talk about some plugins and processes you can actually put in play to your podcast production right away.

Speaking of accessibility, here’s where you can find a re-written in-depth article based on the audio of the episode: http://podcastpontifications.libsyn.com/make-an-accessible-podcast-with-the-right-equipment-environment

Podcast Pontifications is published by Evo Terra four times a week and is aimed at the working podcaster. The purpose of this show is to make podcasting better, not just easier.

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