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"Two podcasters have trouble with an outro" feat. Chirag Desai
Episode 47th April 2020 • The EAST Podcast • Partha Srinivasan
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Our fourth episode – Chirag and I explore how to begin in the world of podcasting. Talking about his mega report on the State of the Podcasting industry, exploring how to start, and what potential issues you might face. We, errr, also encounter a few of our own.

Chirag Desai, CISA, is the founder of the AMAEYA Media Network, the largest of its kind in the UAE. He hosts & produces a number of original shows on the Network, where he talks about entrepreneurship, business, technology & his foray into being vegan. Chirag also serves as Creative Director at AMAEYA Creative, the Network’s branded podcasts arm.

In this episode:
2:10 Chirag Desai intro
3:05 State of the industry report -
14:30 What does it take to create a podcast and what stops them?
Recommended Mic for beginners: Audio Technica ATR 2100 - India Store: (This is an affiliate link)
Software to record and edit: Audacity -
Platform we use: (good free platform)
For more serious podcasters:
18:50 Content beyond episode 1
23:40 Things that could go wrong
34:00 Fake Outro!
35:30 Planning content - scripting vs extempo
44:05 Actual Outro - Top 5 things to build a podcast
48:05 What podcasts is Chirag listening to
51:20 Episode ends FINALLY

You can reach out to Chirag on Twitter as @chiragnd

You can find all of Chirag's podcasts on his website:

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Music Credit: We use music from Purple Planet Music. Track : Ecstasy.

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