Podcasting for Business and Fun FSK1

Podcasting for Business and Fun FSK1
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Use digital technology for basic workplace tasks (FSKDIG01)

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Thanks to the success of shows like Serial, 99% Invisible, and This American Life, podcasts have become more popular than ever. Podcasting is changing the way organisations communicate with customers. This class will teach you how to create, record, and publish your own basic podcast – and build a massive audience of people who want to listen.

Build your personal or business brand and engage your audience with a professionally produced podcast.

This in-depth podcast academy provides beginning producers skills in:

Planning your Podcast Strategy
Script Writing
Effective Interview techniques
Finding stories and arranging interviews
Gathering Content
Legal Issues
Building a Team & Creating Internal Champions
Audio logging and writing a script
Editing Scripts
Voicing narration
Equipment and technical requirements
Making Podcast Album Art
Special episodes
Pitching a Show
Launching your Podcast
Hosting & Distribution Considerations
Getting your podcast in iTunes
New and Noteworthy
Podcast Directories and other online distribution services
Podcast Metrics
Ad Networks
Growing and engaging your fan base
Building a Community
Incorporating show notes
Search Engines
How to build your online content archive

Everyone will leave with some level of experience in creating media and each student will put together their own broadcast-quality audio project.
Participants produce:
A short broadcast-quality piece about an interesting person.
Promo/pitch text describing the piece.
Class will feature a public listening night for the finished podcasts, and these segments will be broadcast on BayFM.

What to bring

  • Pen and paper
  • Laptop
  • Ideas
  • Open mind
  • Memory sticks (USB)

Students wanting to publish their own podcast will be encouraged to open a paid hosting account (soundcloud, spreaker, or ?) and set up social media accounts. We do not process any payments nor act as any sort of middleman – only providing our trusted recommendations. Students will also be encouraged to purchase their own audio equipment or to use their smart phones to record.

We will have a variety of audio units available for the class to use in teams during class times.

Important information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you. Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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We keep our class sizes small so that you get a better experience. Avoid disappointment, enrol early!