Podcast Bootcamp | June 19
About This Workshop
For thought leaders with a need to amplify their authority and expand their reach, podcasting is quickly becoming one of the best ways to communicate your ideas, your passion, and your unique insights to an engaged audience.
In this interactive workshop, we will review all the aspects of launching your podcast. You'll learn the importance of well-planned launch, as well as the keys to recording a professional sounding episode. Additionally, we'll dig into the best places to market your episodes once they are live.
General Assembly’s classes, workshops & events are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the bureau of proprietary school supervision.
If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.
- Overview of podcasting landscape
- How to develop a show idea, including co-host decisions
- What tools and platforms you need to launch a show
- Best practices for reaching out to and engaging with podcast guests, including email templates
- A list of the podcast directories to submit your show to, including how to submit to the iTunes store
- Where and how to get listeners, and how to encourage those listeners to become superfans
- How to make your podcast stand out
- Ways to attract new listeners after your show has launched
- How to get advertisers for your podcast and how to incorporate those into your show
Have a plan for a show already outlined. It does not need to be definitive, but it will help to have a rough idea of what you would like your show to be about.
- You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
- This class will occur completely online using Zoom.
- Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.
- Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket.
About the Instructor
Jen Glantz is the Founder of Bridesmaid for Hire, along with the creator of the project Finally the Bride, the Founder of the blog The Things I Learned From, the voice of the podcast You're Not Getting Any Younger, the Founder of the coaching business Jen & Juice, and the author of the Amazon-bestselling books, "All My Friends are Engaged" and "Always a Bridesmaid for Hire."
She's told her stories on hundreds of press outlets around the world, such as Good Morning America, CNN, and NPR, where they called her job the "weirdest of all time". You can often find her on stages as a speaker for conferences, major companies and schools. In 2016, she received the "30 Under 30" award from her alma mater, University of Central Florida. She's a freelance writer for more than 25 different websites, including NBC, Glamour Magazine, and Forbes.
Three things you have to know about her: she only eats pizza, her birthday is on April Fool's Day and she spent 2 years living in a new city every month. Learn more on her website: Jenglantz.com and email her to say hello: email@example.com
We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.
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Participants who complete this workshop will not receive a certificate or any other designation of completion.
This workshop is not designed to prepare individuals to follow or pursue a trade, occupation or profession. It is not designed to improve, enhance, or add to the skills and abilities of an individual relative to occupational responsibilities or career opportunities.
This workshop is not approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools at the Illinois Board of Higher Education and participation in this workshop/event will not be counted towards an approved IBHE program/course of instruction.