Podcasting With WordPress: Getting Started & Best Practices

Podcasting With WordPress: Getting Started & Best Practices

Have you ever wanted to start a podcast? Did you think that it was going to be too hard for you to start? Did you think that you would need a ton of specialized equipment and know-how to get things up and running? If you tried to do this years ago, yes, you did. But today, with nothing but a computer, an internet connection, and an installation of WordPress – you can set up, record and publish your own podcast in a day. Will cover the installation of WordPress and related plugins and feed configuration for iTunes along with best practices for audio file exporting and the use of YouTube for video podcasts.

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Carolyn S.

June 30, 2013
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  1. w i t h W o r d P r

    e s s G e t t i n g S t a r t e d & B e s t P r a c t i c e s PODCASTING
  2. Carolyn Sonnek - Happiness Engineer for Automattic - Involved with

    podcasting since 2007 About Me
  3. Podcasting with WordPress

  4. Podcasting with WordPress Setting up your own podcast website and

    iTunes feed using WordPress + plugins.
  5. Podcasting with WordPress Setting up your own podcast website and

    iTunes feed using WordPress + plugins. Best practices in recording and exporting audio files.
  6. Podcasting with WordPress Setting up your own podcast website and

    iTunes feed using WordPress + plugins. Best practices in recording and exporting audio files. Getting your voice heard.
  7. Podcasting with WordPress Setting up your own podcast website and

    iTunes feed using WordPress + plugins. Best practices in recording and exporting audio files. Getting your voice heard. Demo! Everyone loves a demo!
  8. NOW IS THE TIME

  9. Back in My Day

  10. Hardware Sound Card Windows Mixer Microphones Back in My Day

  11. Hardware Software Sound Card Windows Mixer Microphones Recording Editing Back

    in My Day
  12. hosting Hardware Software Sound Card Windows Mixer Microphones Recording Editing

    Website Audio Files Caching Services Feed Services Back in My Day
  13. hosting Wordpress Hardware Software Sound Card Windows Mixer Microphones Recording

    Editing Website Audio Files Caching Services Feed Services Five Minute Install NO plugins! :-( Back in My Day
  14. None
  15. Now?

  16. Every device has a microphone. Now?

  17. Every device has a connection to the internet. Every device

    has a microphone. Now?
  18. Every device has a connection to the internet. The internet

    makes it simple to share content. Every device has a microphone. Now?
  19. GREAT!

  20. N o w w h a t ? GREAT!

  21. None
  22. WORDPRESS

  23. ( a n d p l u g i n

    s ) WORDPRESS
  24. Plugins

  25. Plugins Blubrry PowerPress

  26. Plugins Blubrry PowerPress Podlove Podcast Publisher

  27. Plugins Blubrry PowerPress Podlove Podcast Publisher Seriously Simple Podcasting

  28. Windows Mac Mobile/Tablet REcording

  29. Audacity Adobe Audition Windows Mac Mobile/Tablet REcording

  30. Audacity Adobe Audition Windows Audacity Garage Band Mac Mobile/Tablet REcording

  31. Audacity Adobe Audition Windows Audacity Garage Band Mac Garage Band

    (iOS) Mobile Podcaster (iOS) bossjock studio (iOS) iRig Recorder (Android) Rehearsal Assistant (Android) Mobile/Tablet REcording
  32. t i m e DEMO

  33. Recording

  34. Recording Record to .wav, export to .mp3

  35. Recording Record to .wav, export to .mp3 Export at a

    continual 64kbps & joint stereo
  36. Recording Record to .wav, export to .mp3 Export at a

    continual 64kbps & joint stereo Upload to WordPress via FTP or through the Media Library
  37. Recording Record to .wav, export to .mp3 Export at a

    continual 64kbps & joint stereo Upload to WordPress via FTP or through the Media Library Once you publish, submit feed to iTunes for approval
  38. Sharing WordPress Jetpack - Publicize to: Facebook Twitter Tumblr LinkedIn

  39. Video

  40. Video YouTube to host your video files.

  41. Video YouTube to host your video files. Use WordPress as

    your website/social media promotional tool using YouTube auto-embed shortcodes to add your video into your posts.
  42. E x p e c t i n g m

    o r e ? WERE YOU
  43. QUESTIONS?

  44. Carolyn Sonnek - carolyn@automattic.com - carolynsonnek.com - @carolynsonnek Contact

  45. THANK YOU!