When I started my journey podcasting, I knew not one thing about podcasting. I had no clue how to prepare for a podcast, how to find guests, how to achieve an optimal mix, how to record a podcast, or how to host a podcast.
Thank goodness technology has come a long way from the days of having to invest tens of thousands of dollars in the latest equipment to record and host audio and video files on a server and having to custom development a player to support playback.
Imagine how excited I was to discover how easy it was to record a podcast using Voice Memos app when flying solo, and then Zoom.us or Skype when virtually interviewing parties of one or more.
Then, add in a user-friendly hosting service like Podbean — podcast publishing and monetization service, providing free and premium hosting packages for individuals and businesses — that fully integrates publishing, management, syndication, and analysis tools.