Now, here's where the fun stuff begins. It's time to slide on those headphones, clear your throat, and begin. But before you hit the Record button, let's first go over a few things about recording audio, using the microphone, and making sure your recording is clear with good "levels." The podcast you record today may still be getting hundreds (thousands?) of downloads in six months, so let's ensure you'll still be proud of the sound quality that far down the road. Still being proud of what you said is completely up to you.

If you are planning to do a video podcast, this chapter isn't a complete wash. Although most of this information is specific to recording an audio show, there is a fair amount of info to ...

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