247. Podcast Editing for Beginners

247. Podcast Editing for Beginners

No one expects you to be an expert at editing at the beginning of your podcast journey. However, your show needs to sound professional. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to make a podcast sound professional with bare minimum editing.

Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast.

I’m Ronsley Vaz. Each week you’ll hear me, and a star-studded guest lineup, dig deep into the podcasting process. We’ll bring you tactics, tips and tricks to use in your own podcasting journey. We’ll teach you how to build an audience. And we’ll show you how to keep them coming back, show after show.

So if you want to start a podcast, or expand your current audience, this is the show for you.

Let’s talk about Top and Tail Editing

No one expects you to dive into podcasting as a technical expert. If you are, that’s awesome, but the majority of us had no clue what we were doing when we started. Thankfully, there’s plenty of ways to do basic editing in a way that makes your show sound polished.

This episode is a short and sweet snippet from our Launch Accelerator program on podcast editing for beginners. In it, I break down all the tips and tricks to do the bare minimum of editing while still getting your show to sound awesome. This usually consists of “top and tail” editing. I define this for you and give you some basic instructions on how to get the most out of it. I also explain why it’s important to be aware of your strengths and how much you want to be involved in the editing process. We also talk about the importance of understanding how editing works, even if you’re not going to be doing it yourself. So if you’re feeling a little overwhelmed about how to set a framework for your podcast editing process, take a deep breath and listen up.

Also in this episode:
  • Editing is just one part of the process
  • 3 different types of edits
  • Level 1 Editing
  • Top and Tail Editing
  • Know all the steps
  • Audio branding
  • Repetition – good or bad?
  • Knocking out those intros and outros
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Author: Kaili Bonnyman

Kaili is the Queen of Audio at Must Amplify.

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