Ray Ortega - How to Start a PodcastPodcasting is a booming opportunity for authors, whether you host your own show or you pitch yourself as a guest on other people’s shows. In 2016, cars will begin coming off the assembly line with the podcasting app built into the dashboard! Don’t miss out on this powerful promotion opportunity for authors.

About the Speaker:

Hobbyist podcaster turned professional, Ray Ortega converted his (self-taught) skill and love for producing podcasts into a full-time career. Ray produces podcasts for the American Society for Microbiology, overseeing daily production of the MicrobeWorld network of podcasts. Ray also hosts his own shows, The Podcasters’ Studio and Podcasters’ Roundtable, podcasts dedicated to helping other people start, improve and profit from their own show.

Ray has been in podcasting since 2006 and is a regular speaker at conferences such as New Media Expo, Podcast Movement, Government Video Expo, and various Podcamps. He’s also the founder of Sacramento Podcasters.

Ray has helped thousands of people start their own podcast and thousands more improve their shows through one-on-one consulting, twitter (@podcasthelper), his own show, and pretty much any other way you can communicate online. Ray’s YouTube channel currently has over 23 thousands subscribers and is nearing 2 million views. He loves producing both high-quality video and audio programming for the web and sharing what he learns along the way.

Ray enjoys introducing new people to the podcasting community, either as consumers or producers, in an ongoing effort to grow this new medium. To that end, Ray is also a founding member of International Podcast Day.

Join Ray for an introduction to podcasting. What is it exactly? What is it good for? Who should start a podcast? How do you start a podcast? Learn how to create a show that finds the audience you’re looking to reach.