If you haven’t been living under a rock then it’s very likely that you’ve heard of the Internet slang “Netflix and chill.” When a brand has made its way into pop culture, it’s safe to say it has truly arrived.
Nowadays, podcasting has become very popular that it has been referred to by some as the audio equivalent of Netflix. And it’s not surprising really. With close to 47 million people (and that’s in the United States alone!) tuning in to podcasts on a weekly basis, you can bet it won’t be long until podcasting reaches the level of popularity Netflix is enjoying.
If you are considering joining the fast-growing podcasting industry, the best time to do it would be NOW. You will be joining a creative and dynamic field that has totally revolutionized how consumers access educational and entertaining content.
However, you need to know that podcasting will entail a lot of preparation. For starters, you need to figure out a few basics—the right equipment to use, how to generate downloads and traffic, how to entice people to tune in, how to find the right guests, and so on.
Thankfully, you don’t have to figure everything out on your own.
You can take advantage of the expertise of podcasters who have made a name in the podcasting world so you can duplicate the success they are enjoying.
Below are some of the best podcasting books you can use as reference so you can get your podcasting journey off to a phenomenal start:
As the title suggests, this book is your consummate and easy-to-read guide when it comes to starting, growing, and monetizing your podcast. Author Salvador Briggman drew from his experience after having successfully amassed 150, 000 downloads.
Using the resources, techniques, tips, and strategies he shared in the book, he was also able to build a loyal following and got to pick the brains of famous authors, entrepreneurs, and even other award-winning podcasters.
If you think this book can help supercharge your podcast, then you’re definitely right!
If you are looking for an introductory guide to podcasting, you can never go wrong with book. This podcasting treasure can teach you all the podcasting basics—from setting up your show down to improving your voice, and so much more.
If you have bought other “for dummies” books, then you know this is one book you can always use as reference for many years to come.
This book was written by undoubtedly one of the best podcasters of all time, John Lee Dumas. Dumas is the genius behind the 7 day a week podcast “Entrepreneur on Fire (EOFire)”.
EOFire earns six figures in sponsorship income. And it doesn't really come as a surprise taking into account the fact that it has been downloaded more than 12 million times!
The book tackles podcasting basics like how to produce and edit your podcast and how to grow your audience, among other things. It also includes an online course where podcasting advice, lessons, and tips are discussed more thoroughly.
Do you have a podcasting book you swear by? How has it helped your podcasting efforts? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section below!
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