How to Start a Podcast with Michelle Frechette

Looking to create a website with WordPress? Bluehost has the perfect solution for you. See our WordPress optimized hosting plans here:
Creating a podcast website is a great way to reach a wider audience, solidify your brand, and access more monetization opportunities. But it could be hard to develop a podcast website, especially if you do not know site building. To help you get started with a podcast website, we have created a video that discusses how to start a podcast, how to promote a podcast, and more.

Things explained in the video:
-How to start a successful podcast?
-Why listen to a podcast?
-Benefits of a podcast
-Key components of a successful podcast
-Tools to use for the podcast
-Identifying and catering to the audience’s needs
-How to promote your podcast?

Here are some reasons why you need a website for your podcast:

1) Establishing a Presence Online: With thousands of active podcasts in the world and growing competition, having your website provides you with a dedicated space that represents your podcast and helps you build a presence online.

2) Expanding Your Listener Base: A podcasting website allows you to reach beyond your existing network and attract new listeners. It provides a platform to showcase your episodes, share additional content, and give potential listeners a glimpse into what your podcast is about.

3) Owning Your Brand: By having a podcasting website, you have full control over your podcast’s branding and presentation. You can customize the design, layout, and content to align with your brand identity, creating a consistent experience for your audience.

4) Increased Discoverability: Discoverability is a common challenge for podcasters. A website can improve your podcast’s discoverability by making it easier for potential listeners to find and access your content. Through search engine optimization (SEO) techniques, your website can rank higher in search results, leading to increased visibility.

5) Monetization Opportunities: A podcasting website can open up opportunities for monetizing your podcast. You can integrate advertising, sponsorships, merchandise sales, or even offer premium content or memberships through your website.

6) Direct Connection with Your Audience: Having your podcasting website allows you to establish a direct connection with your audience. It provides a channel for feedback, comments, and interaction, fostering a sense of community around your podcast.


00:00:56 Introduction
00:01:44 What is WP Coffee Talk
00:03:03 How long have you been hosting your podcast
00:04:38 What inspired you to get into podcasting
00:06:25 Why podcasts?
00:08:38 Key components of a successful podcast
00:09:19 Importance of the right equipment (Software)
00:10:51 What works for your podcast
00:11:42 What software do you use for the podcast
00:12:58 Advise for beginners who starting their podcast
00:14:17 Is it expensive to start a podcast
00:15:03 How to draw in the right audience to your podcast
00:16:50 How to promote your podcast
00:18:18 When to monetize your podcast
00:19:36 How to get sponsors for a podcast
00:20:51 How to prepare for a podcast
00:22:31 Where to find Michelle

Additional Resources and Tutorials
Get more expert information on how to start a podcast. Check out our blog!

About us

At Bluehost, we empower people to fully harness the web. We are committed to supporting small businesses, whether you are just starting out or a professional.

Recommended by the world’s largest content management system, WordPress, we turn ideas into businesses with an intuitive dashboard and tools that make it easy for users to build, grow and scale their online presence!

You can even connect with us on:


#howtostartapodcast #howtopromotepodcast #benefitsofpodcast #podcasting #bluehost

You May Also Like