Ways to start podcasting from a communicator with a proven track record
(Note from Ed: Last year’s first place Lean Communications contest winner tells us the secrets of her podcasting successes. If you’re not producing podcasts yet, rethink your decision. Podcasts are an ideal lean communication channel—easy, fast and inexpensive to prepare and respectful of your listeners’ time.)
Our IDRA Classnotes podcast is designed for public school teachers and administrators. Each episode focuses on a topic specific to improving public education in the United States. We launched in 2006 and have received positive responses, substantial growth in listenership and even three awards, including first place in the 2007 Lean Communications contest .
As the coordinator for our non-profit organization’s podcast, I’ve learned a few things along the way. Here are my tips for starting an organizational podcast.