According to a psychological study , we’re more open to another person’s point-of-view when we hear their words rather than read them. In other words, we’re persuaded more by a person’s voice than by what they write.
If you want to lead a tribe, a blog is a great place to start and a newsletter is a natural next step. But if you want a deep and meaningful connection, there’s nothing more powerful than the human voice – we’re hard-wired for it from an early age .
If you’re blogging, you probably already use LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or other social media. So adding another channel can feel at best like another obligation, and at worst a distraction. But you’ve already done the hard part.
By the time you’ve hit Publish, you’ve communicated an idea clearly and concisely, and edited it. That makes transferring it to podcast a low-risk strategy, and the only thing you have to pay for is a mic.
In this easy-to-follow course, I’ll show you how to record each of your blog posts and produce a polished podcast episode in record time, and distribute your podcast to Apple, Spotify, smart speakers, and lots more places. If you’ve published your first blog post, you’re halfway there – I’ll guide you through the rest.
In this course you’ll learn how to
- Use a USB microphone
- Speak so your words sound like you’re saying them for the first time
- Record your voice using free software
- Trim the beginning and end of your audio
- Handle mistakes
- Upload and publish your episode to the web
- Submit your podcast to Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and all other major directories