Analogy time: Music is to podcasts what good lighting is to video. Meaning, it's really important.
We beat the podcasting drum pretty loud around here, and we're not ashamed of it.
You might have heard us talk about it on our own podcast. Yes, we podcast about podcasting.
You might have read about it on our blog. We've got your podcast content strategy here. Your FAQ here. We got you covered on how to start.
What haven't we covered?
The production side of podcasting does seem to generate the most anxiety and questions. And one of those production areas is the intro and outro music, along with other musical elements, like transitions. But there are so many resources at hand that it shouldn't be the case. This is the internet, after all.
Warning: do not use copyrighted music! For a brief review of how to avoid copyright issues, see our Common Sense Guide to Copyright Online guide.