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2 Reasons to Start a Podcast

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There are many reasons why you might want to start a podcast and if your heart's in the right place, then you should definitely do your research and start one! Here are just two reasons for starting a podcast:

1. Get the word out there

There are things out there in the world that are just not being discussed, at least not in podcasts. Some people prefer to listen than to read or watch, so audible reading is really up-and-coming and you're lucky to be surrounded by great content and technology that could kickstart your career. So, if you have an idea that could benefit people that no one's talking about or the detail isn't there, then why not take initiative and start your own podcast?

2. You keep thinking about it

Listen, it doesn't matter if your idea is already out there or not. If you're thinking about it and it's stuck in your heart, then it means you have a different take on the subject or topic. So, don't wait for the podcast to start itself, because you have a lot to say. There are not too many podcasts out there and your audience has a different opinion about every podcaster, so why wouldn't they choose you? You have the motivation, and you give your audience confidence and comfort through your podcast.

Check out Jill's podcast, Two Kids and A Career.

Deanna (or "Nana Barratt") is an MA Creative and Media Enterprises graduate from the University of Warwick. She previously studied Popular Music, but decided to take a different career path into writing. She now writes about music, the TV and film industry, and East-Asian culture, and gives student advice and lifestyle tips.

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