This is the landing page for Making Ear Candy: The Audio Confectioner's Guide to Podcasting. On this page you can check out the trailer for the book, follow the links to purchase a copy for yourself, and keep up to date with supplemental material and errata.
Here's the back cover copy for the book:
Are you interested in launching your own podcast?
The world of podcasting is more accessible than ever, but when you’re just starting out, the options available in terms of recording, editing and delivering your podcast can be overwhelming.
Making Ear Candy: The Audio Confectioner’s Guide to Podcasting provides a complete recipe for creating your own podcast. From choosing your subject matter all the way to getting the word out about your show, this guide is aimed at providing simple answers and helpful advice from a podcaster with over seven years of experience producing podcasts about pop culture, writing, design and small business administration.
If you’re interested in starting your own podcast, Making Ear Candy can help you get your new show off the ground and create your own recipe for success.
If you have questions about anything in the book, or just podcasting in general, you can either reach out to me on Twitter, or email me email@example.com.
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SO, WHAT'S IN THE BOOK?
The goal of Making Ear Candy is to provide you with a recipe that covers all aspects of starting your own podcast. The book begins by helping you define your vision for your own show, and then takes you through getting equipped, recording, editing and distributing your show. Conducting interviews, working with sponsors and attending events as a podcaster are also covered, and there's an entire chapter dedicated to hearing from other podcasters and their methods for creating and maintaining their shows.
Here's the list of topics from the table of contents in Making Ear Candy:
WHY DO YOU WANT TO DO THIS?
NARROWING YOUR FOCUS
FINALIZING YOUR FORMAT
EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE AND SETUP
RECORDING REMOTELY WITH SKYPE
YOUR FIRST EPISODE
EDITING YOUR AUDIO
GETTING YOUR SHOW OUT THERE
BUILDING AN AUDIENCE
INTERVIEWS AND GUESTS
SPONSORS AND OTHER PERKS
ODDS AND ENDS