Getting started

Want to start podcasting? Here are the episodes and resources I recommend if you're just starting out or about to start.

Planning before you podcast

Getting a website

Setting up your website

Creating and editing your podcast episodes

Improving your podcast

Where to get music and sound effects

Remember to never use copyrighted music without written permission or license!

Free music

Premium music

Growing your audience

Legal stuff you should know

Making money


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