The Best Places to Publish Your Podcast

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Producing a podcast is loads of fun – but it’s also hard work. Lining up schedules, booking in a recording session, setting up, making sure there’s a good capture… And all of this comes long before the often arduous editing and post-production process. Still, when all is said and done, at least you’re left with a brilliant show that you can … Read More

Recording a Podcast from Multiple Locations

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Yep, we get it. It’s super tempting to try recording podcasts from multiple locations on Zoom. It’s convenient. There’s no travel. You even get a self-editing, speaker-focused video to go with it. And while all of that sounds lush – it comes with a heavy list of downsides. We’ve already covered why you shouldn’t record podcasts on Zoom, no matter … Read More

Audiobook Production Giveaway for Self-Published Authors

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To celebrate the launch of a new initiative at Bengo Media, Audiobooks for Self-Publishers, and to help one lucky self-published author achieve their audio dreams… we’re giving away an entire audiobook production to one super star self-published author! We started Audiobooks for Self-Publishers to make the audiobook production process less daunting for self-published authors like you. Let’s face it, researching … Read More

Introducing Audiobooks for Self-Publishers

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Attention, self-published authors! Are you ready to expand your literary horizons and captivate audiences through the magic of audiobooks? Look no further than Audiobooks for Self-Publishers, a dynamic initiative within the vibrant realm of Bengo Media. Nestled within the thriving hub of Cardiff, Bengo Media crafts compelling live radio broadcasts, captivating branded podcasts, offers expert consultancy and training. It’s constantly … Read More

How to Record Podcasts On Zoom? DON’T! 2 Better Ways To Try

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Ah, remember lockdowns? They were… terrible. But one halfway good thing to come out of the lockdown periods was content – lots of content – made by budding amateurs who found their voices in podcasting. The “let’s start a podcast!” trend was a lot of fun, at least from our perspective (even if everyone and their nan had started one by the … Read More

Podcast Setup: 3 Person Podcast Recording Costs

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So, you’re thinking about setting up your own three-person podcast from scratch – that’s awesome! But you might be wondering: how much is this podcast setup going to cost me? Well, as a company which records podcasts online, in-person and with video, we’re in a good position to advise on how much recording a podcast with 3 people can cost. … Read More

Putting Our Money Where Our Collective Mouth Is

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Why we signed up as a Living Wage employer. When Steve and I set Bengo up nearly six years ago, one of the things we said from the off was that no matter what, we always wanted to treat our team really well.  And that all started with paying them fairly and on-time.  It’s completely daft that we had to … Read More

Podcasts Are A Complete Waste of Time and Money*

Podcasts are a waste of time and money

Well that got your attention, didn’t it? From a podcast company nonetheless! Let’s complete the rest of that sentence before we all start hyperventilating… *without proper marketing! If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a million times.  And it’s on this very subject that our co-founder and creative director Steve Austins delved into during his latest webinar. We’ve popped … Read More

‘No Studio? No Problem!’ Podcast Recording from Home

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In case you didn’t catch our co-founder Steve’s webinar – No Studio, No Problem! we’re bringing it to you in condensed blog form! In this post, Steve discusses the best ways to record a podcast when, for whatever reason, using a studio isn’t an option. But, before we kick off – you’ll see some links below to products or other … Read More