08.11.12 // Live Blog: Expressing Your Creativity Through Audio
Hey again! Shubz here, still kickin it in Room 202 live blogging at Expressing Your Creativity Through Audio with Julie Hoverson, Gwendolyn Jensen-Woodard, and Rhys Torres-Miller!
Note: They’re speaking to this from the audio drama perspective, but it can be applied to other genres of podcasting.
Learn to do the tech work yourself.
It is time-consuming. If you want to get it right and share your creativity, take your time, and invest your time.
You can podcast inexpensively. You need (at least) a laptop and a mic.
Find your audience. It will be slow unless you want to pay for advertising. Keep in mind, that paid advertising doesn’t not guarantee more listeners and fans.
Network with other podcasts. Offer to do a review of their show. Be a part of the community.
Reliability: Don’t over-commit. Commit to what you realistically can do.
Find out how much work you ACTUALLY need to do to complete it.
No one goes into voice acting because you love to entertain.
Check out Kevin MacLeod’s Incompetech
Be sure to note artists’ creative commons notice.
Sample Swap is a free sound sample library.
If it is something you love, you find the time to do it.