How to Start a Podcast

This workshop, “Starting Your Own Podcast,” is a comprehensive guide for clinicians interested in creating their own podcasts. The session covers the fundamentals of podcasting, from understanding current trends to setting up the necessary technology. Whether you’re looking to diversify your content strategy or prefer speaking over writing, this workshop provides the essential steps to get started.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Introduction to Podcasting:
    • Understanding the benefits of podcasting as a content creation tool and its potential to reach your target audience.
    • Personal anecdotes on the advantages of podcasting over traditional blog posts.
  2. Podcast Trends:
    • An overview of podcast growth from 2018 to the present, highlighting the increasing popularity and audience engagement.
    • Discussion on how tracking methods for podcasts have evolved and what it means for podcasters today.
  3. Defining Your Podcast:
    • Tips on figuring out the niche and focus of your podcast.
    • Strategies for identifying and reaching your target audience.
  4. Technical Setup:
    • A detailed look at the different tech options available, including microphones, recording software, and hosting platforms.
    • Recommendations on budget-friendly equipment and software to get started.
  5. Content Creation and Execution:
    • Step-by-step guidance on planning, recording, editing, and publishing your podcast episodes.
    • Best practices for ensuring high-quality audio and engaging content.

Why You Should Watch:

  • Comprehensive Guide: Gain a complete understanding of the podcasting process, from initial concept to final production.
  • Practical Tips: Receive actionable advice on selecting equipment, software, and content strategies that fit your needs and budget.
  • Current Insights: Stay updated with the latest trends and data on podcasting to make informed decisions about your content strategy.
  • Expert Advice: Learn from real-world experiences and practical examples shared during the workshop.


  • Confidence to Start: Feel equipped to launch your own podcast with clear, step-by-step instructions and helpful tips.
  • Technical Know-How: Understand the technical aspects of podcasting, including recording and editing tools that enhance your podcast’s quality.
  • Content Planning: Develop a solid plan for your podcast content, ensuring it resonates with your target audience.
  • Engagement Strategies: Learn how to effectively promote your podcast and grow your listener base.

This workshop is ideal for clinicians who are looking to expand their content creation methods, engage with their audience in a new way, and share their expertise through the growing medium of podcasting.

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