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Transform Content For Multiple Uses

Podcast episodes take hours of work. Whether you’re making money from yours or not, you’re putting in the work. Repurposing your audio for fun and revenue may sound kitschy, but the for fun part is so your audience of every ability can access your art and hard work and your work can reach farther than your podcast host. The revenue is; well, money.

▪ You’ve put in the time to find, connect with and schedule your episode guests.
▪ You and your guest have set aside the time to record your episode and ideally, it went beautifully.
▪ You spent the time editing, adding intro and outro music, cutting in narration where called for. …


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Transcripts are necessary for search, accessibility, overall episode enjoyment

Authors often write stand alone stories to work out or show character histories and evolutions before their larger works are published so readers, when they get to the main feast like a novel, have an idea of the world and the beings that inhabit the larger work.

As a podcaster, every episode you publish is an evolution in your work. You’re learning from listener and guest feedback, mistakes made, the reality of things going wrong.

At some point, someone will mention transcripts to you. …


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The culture I’d like to live in has a majority of women and marginalized people as leaders at the highest levels of every industry, the culture’s thought leaders, most highly regarded poets, novelists, scientists and media moguls. Women and marginalized people are the default in the world and culture I’d like to live in.

You can find post after post about the hottest woman hosted podcasts you should be listening to. This post is the first of many that highlights women — identified, WOC, brown, cis — podcast producers that inspire me. …


Of course, I want you to transcribe every episode of your podcast — and yes, I’m biased; it’s my job. So today, I’m highlighting 3 podcasters and how they’re using transcripts really well for their specific purposes.

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Jessica Cordova Kramer, executive producer of Pod Save The People with Deray Mckesson and Stephanie Wittels Wachs, author of Everything is Horrible and Wonderful,have joined super powers to help us genuinely understand we’re not alone by creating Lemonada Media, a platform that shares the “unfiltered version of the human experience”.

Jessica heard Stephanie on Nora McInerny’s wildly popular Terrible, Thanks For Asking podcast soon after Jessica had lost her brother Stefano to his fight with addiction. When Stephanie told her story on TTFA, we listeners heard the unfiltered reality of living with her own brother, Harris Wittels’ addiction and eventual death. …


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Excellent audio is always the goal in podcasting. If you’re new to it or having trouble with sound for any reason, getting your episodes transcribed gives you flexibility to use the content in a few different ways: a blog post, text interview, or an article on the episode topic are a few.

A fantastic interview or podcast episode can feel like a failure when your audio is not up to par.

You can listen to a 2013 interview I did with Catherine Just, a fine artist and Photographer who has been published on the cover of National Geographic magazine, inside O Magazine, Photo District News Magazine, and the cover of Danielle magazine. …

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