The Best WordPress Themes for Podcasts 2017

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In our free podcasting ebook, we strongly recommend you create a standalone website for your podcast, even if your media host provides a landing page. Besides having more creative control, there are practical reasons to have an online presence for your podcast that is separate from where your audio content …

Get the Most out of Your Gear

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The purpose of this post is not to give you step-by-step instructions on how to record, because that ultimately has to do with your equipment. Audio engineering is a very specific process that depends on a great deal of factors, including hardware and software. Instead, we’ll focus on some simple …

Choosing your Podcast Frequency and Length

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One of the greatest things about being a podcaster, as opposed to a traditional radio show host, is that you have complete editorial control over your show. That’s why podcasting has attracted so many radio exiles, as well as first-timers who have no background in radio. There are no rules; …

How to Record Remote Interviews for your Podcast

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If you plan on featuring guests on your podcast, it’s rare that everyone will be available for an in-person interview. Unless you’re strategically coordinating your guest interviews with conferences, events or some other type of travel schedule, you’ll need a plan for what are often referred to as “remote interviews” …

How to Create a Good Recording Environment

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Before we get into specific products you can buy for your recording environment, let’s quickly talk about what makes a good recording environment in the first place, and what you should avoid at all costs. There are two types of sound that make for bad recordings: ambient and reflected. Once …

The Best WordPress Themes for Podcasts 2016

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If you’ve read our free podcasting ebook, you know that we strongly recommend a standalone website for your podcast, in addition to whatever your media host might provide as a landing page. For practical purposes, this protects you against having a single point of failure (i.e., if your podcast feed …

The Authenticity Spectrum: Defining Your Podcast Style

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At Tales Untold Media, with our decades of experience producing radio shows and podcasts, we frequently advise clients on podcast production best practices: what equipment to buy, the right software to use, recording environment techniques, how to be a good interviewer, etc. You can read some of our advice in …

5 Podcast Interview Tips To Help You Sound Like a Pro

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Looking for some interview tips? At Tales Untold Media, we have decades of experience in radio and podcast production, from live call-in shows to prerecorded one-on-one interviews, and just about everything in between. Nothing sends listeners running for the hills more than an interview show hosted by a bad interviewer (unless, of course, you’re …