If you’re just getting started podcasting or have a particularly limited budget, a smartphone can be used to produce a podcast from start to finish. There are tons of free apps out there that allow you to record, edit, and publish your podcast all in one centralized location. Using these, especially those that double as hosting platforms, can significantly streamline your production process.
In This Lesson
Producing a Podcast From Your Phone
- Necessary production equipment
- Mobile-friendly microphones
- Podcast production apps
- Finding apps that complement your gear
Assess Your Podcast App Options
If phone-based podcast production is the way you’re going to go, it’s time to get busy exploring the app options that are out there. Begin by looking into the podcast production apps that are outlined in the above presentation, or others that you come across. Decide on which one you will use, keeping factors like price, added features, and complementary gear in mind.
Once you have decided on a production app, start testing it out. Record some sample audio and play around with the editing tools, music and effect additions, and export formats. When the time comes to record your actual podcast, you’ll be familiar with the app’s landscape and ready to go.