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The Definitive Guide to Audio Marketing

Semester 3, Online Class (13 Credits)

BZB301 Module 15: Audio

Self Paced

BZB301 15:1 How To Start a Podcast

How often do you see anything without audio or video? Let's get familiar with it:


BZB301 15:2 Using Audio on the Internet

Why should I be using audio?With everyone moving to video, is audio dead? What are some good uses for audio online? What is the best way to record audio? What about monthly audio services? What’s the fastest way to create an audio? Information about the best microphones to use, Audacity, Kunaki, PLR Music and Intros and much more. Take a listen:



BZB301 15:3 Easy Way to Sell CD's of Audio Products

BZB301 15:4 Benefits of Podcasting for Bloggers

Doug Foresta is a seasoned podcaster with several shows on his docket. His show CoachZing went to the top of New & Noteworthy on iTunes almost immediately. When he gives us advice on podcasting, we listen.



BZB301 15:4 The Podcast Show Notes Relationship



BZB301 15:4 Ways We Can Use Audio in our Business?

Below are all the resources you'll need if you're looking at podcasting, selling webinars. . . anything that involves audio.  So let's get started:

Audio ebook * ecourse *audio cd * teleseminar * audio manuals * mp3 download * Recording * 1 on 1 consulting * Thumbdrive mini guide * Voice Overs podcast * book reviews * live audio 8 book on cd * Strip audio from videos * audio FAQ's * Title sequence to videos or podcasts

BZB301 15:5 Podcasting Equipment

Microphone

You really only need a mic to get audio. Blu Snowball Microphone ; This one is the best bang for your buck. Great great mic, relatively low price. Live Interview Mic ; Much better quality mic than the Snowball but more importantly this one allows you to plugin a lapel mic so you can mic your subject on the spot.

Recording and Editing Software:

Software: GarageBand comes free on a Mac. No reason to look further. On a PC you've got Sony Vegas , Camtasia or Audacity. Any of these will work great (and Audacity happens to be free).

Gather Customer / Interview Audio

Speakpipe - Voicemail for the computer allowing your customers to click "leave an audio message" button on your website and communicate with you.

800 number services to .mp3

Grasshopper * Call8 * Google.com/voice * Kall8.com * Marchex.com * telcan.net * callifire.com * hostednumbers.com

1-800 number services to give readers and opportunity to call support, leave testimonials, ask questions, etc.

FreeConferencing.com - Great telesminar or conference call service that records your calls and makes them instantly available in .mp3 format
Livescribe: This is a pen that records audio while you take notes. Great for classes and interviews.
Skype - There are a variety of Skype recorders on the market that will record both sides of a Skype conversation.

Hosting Audio
Libsyn * Soundcloud

Audio Subscription Sites

Iheartradio.com * Podbean * Podone.com * Stitcher * Spreaker * iTunes * Audioboo * Jott * Trottr * Utterli * Soundcloud

RSS

Did you know that Feedburner has a podcaster feed? It has extra tabs that the normal Feedburner RSS feed doesn't have.