Episode 22 - How does a podcast work from a workflow point of view ?

Released Friday, 7th August 2020
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  • Welcome to the Business Souls podcast which helps you to maximise your magnificence by exploring one topic each week for 10 minutes.
  • Sorry I am really over time this week.
  • Hello and Welcome to Episode 22 - How does a podcast work from a workflow point of view ?
  • Part 3/12 Series Podcasting also apply to YouTube or YouTube Live / Facebook or Instagram Live
  • Look into planning podcast and episodes
  • Practicality of equipment, recording, editing and choosing a podcast host
  • Look at how to launch
  • Post launch content cycle and improvement of style of delivery

Quote For The Week

Workflow is understanding your job, understanding your tools, and then not thinking about it any more. - Merlin Mann


  • Business Souls website www.b-souls.com has been released but still needs some work
  • Notice over the next few weeks there will be a work with me section where we can arrange a discovery call and discuss whether we can work together.
  • I will also be re-recording the trailer episode and changing the start of the episode.

Main Topic

  • It is important that workflow works for you
  • No good copying my workflow. You will need to tweak
  • Not going to get too technical at this stage

Factors Affecting Your Podcast Workflow
  • Time
  • Content
  • Brain Space
  • Health

My workflow

  • Good idea to have got a load of ideas. For more on this see episode 21
  • Really easy for me at the moment because I am working through a series.

  • Template in Confluence which I use each week to ensure consistency
  • Has a number of sections to cover my segments
  • Fill out the form each week

  • Take my form and use this as reminders for recording
  • Remember pause, pace and pitch
  • Leave plenty of space for editing

Edit and Upload
  • Take raw recording and add to editing software
  • Add pre-recorded into and outtro
  • Add music etc. The site I go to for music is https://www.purple-planet.com
  • Produce MP3 and upload to my podcast host
  • Not website same as video kills the site

Create Show Notes
  • Use the notes in the form to create show notes
  • Make sure that any references to other people are highlighted

  • When upload can put in publish time
  • Make this consistent each week
  • Relax !!

  • Need to promote on social media
  • Need to add to your website
  • Promotion is key. Be careful to make sure that you are trying to help as much as you can.

  • Get feedback from your audience
  • Consider doing other things like meet the podcaster etc.

Interview podcasts
  • Allow the participant to have a pre-release listen
  • Have a pre-record call to go through process, answer any questions and go through documentation
  • I have starring on the show and podcast release form
  • Discuss promotion

Get in touch
I would love you to get in touch. To make it easy for you I have got a number of different ways because I know everyone likes to be different !!!


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