How to Make and Distribute a Podcast for Free An Introduction to The Anchor App for Podcast:
Development, Distribution, & Monetization
This is an introductory course.
According to statistica.com, "back in 2006, only 22 percent of the adult population in the United States was aware of podcasting. By 2021, this figure had risen to 78 percent. Podcasting is an increasingly popular pastime in the U.S. and there were an estimated 120 million podcase listeners in the country in 2021. Forecasts suggest that the number of podcast listeners will surpass 160 million in 2023 after increases of around 20 million each year." Source
So, if you've been thinking about starting a podcast, this course can help you on your way.
According to its website description, Anchor is “The best way to make your podcast. Create and host unlimited episodes, distribute your show everywhere, and make money. All in one place, all for free.”
Its features include the following:
Here's a breakdown of the topics:
Is This Course for You?
The answer is yes, if the following sums you up:
But, maybe you’re a current podcaster looking to switch to something simpler and less costly. You might even have heard about Anchor App for podcasting, and you want to know more. Well, then you’ve come to the right place.
For your project, you'll create an episode using the Anchor App.
This will include the following:
You do not have to publish the episode.
Take a picture of your episode with your phone to share it with the class as your class project.