WHICH COMMUNITIES SHOULD I JOIN?
If you're new to podcasting, it might be a good idea to join communities to soak up knowledge, share tips, network and apply for awards. From LinkedIn to Google Plus, Apple and Facebook, there's lots of great online communities out there. Here are a few links to get you started with their own lists and etiquette tips.
The Podcast Movement
There's a relatively new organization with some buzz and awards show, The "Podcast Movement" , which has its own Hall of Fame. Here's an article about the Podcast Movement. And here's a podcast with one of its founders on the recent growth of podcasting.
An exhaustive newsletter called "Hot Pod" is written by Nick Quah. Lots of rambling information every week.
Other Organizations and Awards
The "Media Revolution", which likes podcasts too, will be meeting in Las Vegas this year. Here's a podcast competition for students, with some guidelines, which can be really good guideposts for your own podcast. Here's one geared for advertisers it seems ... Here's a press release for a women's podcaster festival and highlights of some of the podcasting women stars who spoke. Here's the LA Podcast Festival ...
If you found this tutorial useful, check out other installments. Here's the full list of chapters from my audio tutorials:
Teaching Audio -- Instilling Passion
Teaching Audio part 1 -- Recording Audio
Teaching Audio part 2 -- Writing for the Ear
Teaching Audio part 3 -- Audio Editing
Teaching Audio part 4 -- Sound Effects, Using Music and Audio Libraries
Teaching Audio part 5 -- Anchor Leads, News Writing, Judgment and Features
Teaching Audio part 6 -- Voicing
Teaching Audio part 7 -- On the Scene Reporting
Teaching Audio part 8 -- Interviews
Teaching Audio part 9 -- Newscasts and Stacking the News
Teaching Audio part 10 -- Commercials
Teaching Audio part 11 -- Raising Your Game
Teaching Audio part 12 -- Podcasting Intro
Teaching Audio part 13 -- Window Dressing
Teaching Audio part 14 -- Podcast Lists
Teaching Audio part 15 -- Big Podcasts, Little City
Teaching Audio part 16 -- Listening to Podcasts and Publishing your Own
Teaching Audio, part 17 -- Joining Podcast Communities
Teaching Audio, part 18 -- Podcasting for PR
Teaching Audio, part 19 -- Promoting Your Podcast
Teaching Audio, part 20 -- Making Money in Podcasting
Teaching Audio, part 21 -- Building a Career in Audio