#LocalGovMatters – How to Make a podcast

We get questions on a regular basis by people who want to start their own podcast and what advice we can give them about how to do that. So this week on #LocalGovMatters, Gwyn, Gail Sumi from the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, Michelle Thompson from the Wisconsin Counties Association, and Jackie Johnson who does our sound editing share some do’s and don’ts.

The first part of the podcast starts with discussions on:

  • Time Commitment
  • Planning
  • Publishing
  • Editing
  • Once you start you can’t stop (Thinking long-term)
  • Saturated Podcast Market

The ladies go on to discuss planning in the second portion of the podcast:

  • Topics
  • Research, Reading, Discussing
  • Planning
  • Scheduling Guests
  • In studio, in person, by phone, by computer
  • Studio time
  • Scripts
  • Recording
  • Editing
  • Blog Writing
  • Publishing
  • Social Media
  • Branding and Promoting

Thanks to our partners in Community Media:

  • Waupaca Radio – 96.3 FM
  • Sun Prairie Radio – 103.5 FM
  • Rice Lake Radio – 105.5 FM
  • Oshkosh Radio – 101.9 FM