Handling poor audio and understanding audio expectations for podcast managers

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Today we’re getting real about editing expectations for podcast managers. Ever been handed a piece of audio that makes you cringe? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there, and this episode is here to help you navigate those tricky situations.

We’ll talk about what your clients will expect from you and give you practical advice on handling poor-quality audio. Plus, we’ll cover how to set proper expectations with your clients from the get-go, and making sure they know how to set up their recording environment for the best possible sound.

But that’s not all – we’ll dive into the art of editing itself. From cutting out filler words and background noise to understanding your client’s unique speaking style and making their podcast episodes sound polished and professional.

And if you find yourself in a pinch with bad audio, you’ll learn tips and tricks on how to improve it. Whether you’re just getting started or looking to refine your skills, this episode is packed with insights to boost your editing skills.

If you want to chat more about this topic, I would love to continue this conversation with you, over on Instagram!

In this episode, we cover:

  • What clients expect from you when it comes to editing
  • What to do when your client gives you bad audio (it will happen!)
  • The importance of educating clients on capturing great audio
  • Establishing clear expectations with clients around audio quality
  • Ensuring your client takes the necessary steps to record good audio
  • and, Customizing edits based on your client’s speaking style

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