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The Top 10 Podcasts Every Podcaster Should Be Listening To in 2023

Last updated: January 24, 2023

As a podcaster, it’s important to stay up-to-date with the latest trends, techniques, and industry news. As we step into the 2023 new year one resolution you might like to make is to listen to podcasts that help you improve your own podcasting.

Here are our recommendations for 10 podcasts every podcaster should be listening to in 2023:

  • Podnews is a short, daily podcast that covers the latest news and trends in the world of podcasting. The show is hosted by James Cridland, a renowned podcasting expert and industry insider.
  • The Podcaster’s Studio: This podcast is all about the technical aspects of podcasting, with a focus on audio engineering and production. Hosted by Daniel J. Lewis, this show covers everything from choosing the right microphone to editing and mastering your audio. Episodes are infrequent but most of the content is evergreen so pick an episode title that interests you.
  • The Audacity to Podcast: If you’re looking for tips on how to use Audacity, the popular free audio editing software, this is the podcast for you. Hosted by Daniel J. Lewis, “The Audacity to Podcast” covers everything from basic editing techniques to more advanced features, making it a valuable resource for podcasters looking to improve their audio editing skills.
  • Podcast Answerman: Hosted by Cliff Ravenscraft, “Podcast Answerman” is a weekly Q&A show that covers a wide range of podcasting-related topics. From choosing the right equipment to monetizing your show, this podcast has something for every podcaster.
  • The New Media Show: This weekly podcast covers the latest trends and news in the world of podcasting, with a focus on the technical aspects of the medium. Hosted by Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee, this show is a valuable resource for podcasters looking to stay up-to-date on the latest industry developments.
  • Podcraft: This weekly podcast covers a wide range of topics related to podcasting, including audio engineering, content creation, and marketing strategies. Hosted by Marcus Brotherton, this show is a valuable resource for podcasters looking to improve and grow their shows.
  • Podcasting 101: This weekly podcast is designed for beginners and covers the basics of starting a podcast, from choosing the right equipment to finding your audience. Hosted by John Lee Dumas, this show is a great resource for anyone just getting started in the world of podcasting.
  • Podcast Rodeo: This weekly podcast covers a wide range of topics related to podcasting, including audio engineering, content creation, and marketing strategies. Each week Podcast Consultant Dave Jackson chooses a random podcast and listens to an episode and gives feedback to help podcasters improve and their shows.
  • The Podcast Engineering Show: A podcast about podcast engineering and production, hosted by Chris Curran.
  • The Podcaster’s Podcast: This podcast hasn’t had a new episode for a few years now but it really deserves a listen if you haven’t already. It goes deep on several technical topics and the content is mostly evergreen.

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These are just a few of the many podcasts out there that are focused on podcasting. Whether you’re just getting started or you’re a seasoned pro, at least one of these should provide you with some value.

Continually improving your podcast can help you stay competitive in a crowded market. By keeping your knowledge and techniques up-to-date, you can ensure that your show stands out from the competition and help you to learn and grow as a creator.

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