37. Steps to Launching a Podcast [RE AIR]

Welcome back to the Podcircle Podcast! For those of you who recently found the podcast, we're re-airing one of our most popular episodes.

“I have an idea, let’s push record and figure it out as we go.” Unfortunately, this is not a winning strategy to launching a successful podcast. There’s a lot that goes into making a podcast from ideation to putting your first episode out into the world. We’re here to break it all down for you — from strategy and production to distribution and marketing.

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0:00 Intro
2:57 Create a strategy
4:48 Brainstorm guests
5:37 Develop a content plan
6:00 Determine episode length and release cadence
6:46 Write Show Description
7:04 Podcast Artwork

8:00 Gather equipment
9:52 Select music
11:26 Write intro and outro segments
12:50 Recording remote podcasts?
13:35 Record your first episodes

15:08 Setting up podcast host
16:14 Distributing to Apple, Spotify, Google, etc
17:12 Create a podcast website
18:17 Create social media templates
19:39 Publish trailer and first episode
20:04 Celebrate!!

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Creators and Guests

Kyle Cummings
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
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.
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37. Steps to Launching a Podcast [RE AIR]
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