Do you want to know the precise steps to becoming a world-class podcaster? In this episode, I get into the 5 components.


1. What is the best way to start a podcast?

  • Decide on a theme
  • Know your audience
  • List down their pain points
  • List down their desires & aspirations
  • Setup a free account on BuzzSprout 
  • Start by recording your first podcast on your phone
  • Upload 2-3 episodes per week
  • Maintain a sequential numbering format

2. How do you structure a good podcast?

  • Finalize episode topic
  • Craft a great headline
  • Go to alsoasked.com and research on questions
  • Create an Intro – 1min
  • Record the main Content – 10min to 20mins
  • Close with an Outro – 1-3mins – Call to Action

3. What are the different types of podcasts? 

  • Interviews – 45mins
  • Solo-casts – 10-20mins
  • Conversational – 30mins
  • Q&A Podcast – 30mins
  • Educational – 30mins
  • Panel Podcasts – 60mins
  • Non-fictional storytelling – 30mins
  • Fictional storytelling – 30mins

4. Can you make money doing a podcast?

  • Sell own digital products/courses
  • Sell sponsorships/ads
  • Sell affiliate products
  • Sell premium episodes
  • Sell physical products
  • Sell services 
  • Sell speaking
  • Sell consulting
  • Sell apps
  • Sell events

5. What equipment is needed for podcasting? 

  • Microphone
  • Soundcard
  • Recording software 
  • Distribution service
  • Laptop

I hope you found this information useful.

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Siddharth Rajsekar aka Sidz is a college drop-out, "musician turned digital geek", a spiritually grounded minimalist, father of 2, and husband of a loving wife. He founded the Internet Lifestyle Hub in 2018 to fix the education and employment system for good. Currently, he is helping over 11,000+ coaches, teachers, and experts digitize their knowledge. He’s an international best-selling author of the book You Can Coach and is on a mission to help 1,000,000 people live a lifestyle of freedom!

    3 replies to "5 Components To Becoming A World-Class Podcaster"

    • Arvind Kumar Pandey

      A very very nice podcast full of invaluable information about podcasting. It helped me know about how and what to podcast in a crisp and delightful way.

      Thanks Sidz

    • Inder jeet Singh ubhi

      The ways you describe here is amazing and right information to do the best way to do the podcast starting with the new and existing marketers who are interested in this game, all the five ways you mentions are very informative and very easy to understand

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