Podcasting is quickly becoming a powerhouse for communicating on a mass scale, helping creators across the globe spread messages, education, and entertainment to engaged audiences. But with buzzwords and acronyms flying around–like RSS and metadata and does anyone actually know the difference between a condenser and a dynamic mic?–it can be easy to assume podcasting is out of the question for anyone that isn’t a technical genius. It shouldn’t be. Hosted by podcast producers Marc Ronick and Larry Roberts, Podcast Ph.D. is the everybody guide to podcasting. Whether you’re looking to launch a new show and need help choosing your software and equipment or you’re five seasons in and want tips to grow your audience, head back to AV school with hosts who are passionate–not pretentious–about growing great podcasts. By covering the basics, discussing best practices, and sharing expert insights for all levels of creators and editors, Podcast Ph.D. is proving that anyone can be a podcaster. Leave the jargon behind and join the talking heads who have made all the mistakes, learned from experience, and are giving you permission to do the same. It’s time to earn that Ph.D. In their natural, laid-back style, Marc and Larry will be covering the topics you want to learn about in a way that is easy to not only understand, but to begin implementing on your own right away: What microphones and cameras should you be buying? How do you piece together a great episode without overediting? How can you grow an audience? How can you monetize and quit your day job? Whatever your questions and whatever your experience level, this show will teach you how to take the step that’s next in your personal podcasting journey. Meet your professors: With over 16 years of podcasting experience, Marc Ronick provides a unique perspective and understanding of podcasting, the podcast industry, and podcast audiences. His most recent podcast, The Marc & Lowell Show ran for over 10 years with well over 1 million downloads and growing. Podcasting is his passion and there is nothing more exciting to Marc than empowering a podcaster to go from a vision to reality. A high-energy and charismatic speaker, podcaster, best-selling author, and international top-rated course creator with over 1500 students in 51 countries, Larry Roberts has become one of the most sought-after podcast consultants and content creators in the industry. Recently named to Podcast Magazine’s 40 over 40 in Podcasting, Larry is also the editor-in-chief of one of the largest podcast industry newsletters, The Podfest Messenger. Regularly participating in industry panels, appearing on other podcasts and speaking at industry events across the country, Larry specializes in all things podcast.Find transcripts, show notes, bonus content, and more at podcastphd.pro.