With the increase in the number of podcast professionals to help you produce your podcast, how do you know if you need a podcast consultant or a podcast manager for your podcast?
The Difference Between a Podcast Consultant and a Podcast Manager
Podcasts are all around; it’s hard to talk to another business owner without the topic coming up more than once in the conversation! There seems to be a podcast on almost every subject imaginable, with some podcasts on topics you may not have even heard of before.
The business of producing a podcast has grown significantly in the past five years. In the 2020 Podcast Study by Edison, the podcasting trend continues to grow exponentially. During the pandemic, the number of podcasters tripled in size!
With more and more consumers checking out podcasts on YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and other podcast platforms, it’s easy to see that creating a podcast is an excellent way to get into the ears of your potential clients. But, with so much buzz about podcasting, how can you find a good podcast consultant and manager, and how do you know the difference between these two podcasting jobs? Read on to learn more.
What is a Podcast Consultant?
Like every other business, Podcasting has nuances that can be hard to navigate around, which is why consultants are there to help with podcasting. A podcast consultant is a person who should have several years of experience with podcast production and who can help you with different facets of your podcast.
A podcast consultant could help you polish up your interview format, show outline, or guide you in choosing better music for your intro and outro. In addition, a good podcast consultant can give you best practices for podcasting, will keep you up-to-date on the ever-changing industry, and can recommend great podcast post-production people to get the job of editing and writing completed so your show publishes on time.
You can hire a podcast consultant if you’re a new podcaster or if you’ve been podcasting for a while. Podcast consultants are a great resource to help you level up your podcast to sound more professional, inviting and work with you to keep your listenership growing each month you produce your podcast.
What is a Podcast Manager?
When you hire a podcast manager, you’re adding a person to your team that will help you with the myriad of podcast aspects when you create your podcast. From posting your podcast in your show host to finding people for your interviews, to make sure the show notes get written on time, podcast managers are the people who make sure your podcast is done professionally and published on time.
A great podcast producer will communicate with you regularly about your podcast, will set up your podcast in a client work management system such as Basecamp, and can coordinate the team who creates your podcast to make your production as seamless as it can be.
Looking for help with podcast management, podcast consulting, or written content for your podcast? Let the team at Write For You take the work off of your hands so you can focus on the fun of podcasting! Grab a time on our calendar to speak with our Chief Content Creator and find out how we can work together to make podcasting fun!