28. NEW AI Tools for Podcasters: Riverside vs. Descript

AI, oh my! We're comparing 2 popular platforms for modern podcasters — Riverside.fm and Descript. At first glance, you may think these are totally different platforms. Most think of Riverside as a great remote recording platform and Descript as a fantastic text-based audio/video editor. However, a closer look will reveal that they are actually very similar in what they offer. Riverside has recently rolled out a suite of AI features, including text-based editing and AI-generated show notes. And Descript just acquired SquadCast, a rival remote recording platform to Riverside. But how do these 2 platforms match up? What are the pros and cons? Tune in to find out!

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01:05 AI and its Impact on Podcasting
01:52 Exploring AI Platforms: Riverside and Descript
03:50 Riverside's AI Features
04:25 Riverside vs Descript: A Comparative Analysis
04:43 Pros and Cons of Riverside's Show Notes Writing
08:17 Riverside's Editing Function and Magic Clips
12:35 Descript: A Powerful Platform for Podcast Editing
16:22 Summing Up: The Best of Both Worlds

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Creators and Guests

Kyle Cummings
Host
Kyle Cummings
Kyle Cummings is the CEO and Founder of Podcircle, a podcast production agency who partners with New York Times bestselling authors, Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, influencers and everyone in between to produce high-impact podcasts.
Mickenzie Vought
Host
Mickenzie Vought
Mickenzie Vought is an expert podcast content strategist. She is also the Producer and Co-Host of the Living Centered Podcast, a leading emotional wellness podcast.
Podcircle
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28. NEW AI Tools for Podcasters: Riverside vs. Descript
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