I'm a first time Podcaster. If you are reading this, its likely you are too. There are many start up guides available on the web (loaded with ads too), but I found most of them rather specific and talk about technical aspects or are a long form promotion for a business. Here is a more general step by step guide based on my own experiences that deals with the non-technical aspect of the art.
But first, lets dispel the rumor: You can make fast, easy money with a Podcast! FALSE
With a very few exceptions, your much more likely to spend money just to create the Podcast and host a Podcast. If you are thinking of starting one "for the money", save your time. Podcasting is much more a labor of love then a business. Saying the above statement is sort of like saying "I will just become a YouTube star." Even "big" Podcasters have day jobs and other income sources.
If you have a labor of love, or words you just need the world to hear, and your willing to work ha…
We are proud to offer this exclusive interview with Rick Certain, our newest talent to sign on with our Podcasting network. We sat down with Rick to get a feel for his days in radio, and why his shows are still considered some of the oddest morning radio to ever be made, and where he is planning to go in the digital age.
We caught up to Rick in his Study on a Saturday Afternoon. Rick was dressed business casual and positioned himself in front of just a few of his Radio Awards.
*** Boldcasting:Rick, thanks for joining us. Rick Certain: This is completely my pleasure.Boldcasting: Lets start with the basics, what is your background with Radio production?Rick Certain: Well, I'm a late model boomer, so of course I get into radio when it was easy to do. I just walked into a radio station and could put two words together with out lisping, so naturally they put me on air with huge salary instantly.Boldcasting: Any college or technical schooling?Rick Certain: Haha, No. I did get an honorary d…