When you begin creating a podcast, you need to decide and identify your audience. It is important to meet your audience where they currently are. Start with asking yourself these questions:
Example: Lucy wants to start a podcast about life as a community college student. She identifies her audience as other community college students and people that may be interested in attending a community college. These people might listen to her podcast while driving or studying.
Deciding on your format can help you create structure as you begin the podcasting process and develop it over time. Here are some formats that you could start with:
Using elements adds a new layer to your podcast for your listeners. These elements can help your listeners feel like they are a part of the story too. Podcast elements can include: