How do you make a good podcast intro?
What is a podcast intro and outro?
On the surface, the most important part of your episode is the main content; where you discuss or address what was promised in the title. The podcast intro, though, is what gets your listener to that content. And the outro helps keep them listening to more episodes.
What should I call my podcast?
Using the Word “Podcast” in Your Name
Of course, a name like “The [your topic] Podcast” can still work really well. But if your name is a bit longer, and you’re looking to save space, then the word “podcast” can be the first to go.
How do you get a podcast intro?
What are the Best Places to Buy Podcast Intro Music?
- Lifetime License: Storyblocks.
- Lifetime License: Epidemic Sound.
- Lifetime License: Shutterstock.
- Music With Voice-Over: Music Radio Creative.
- Single Tracks: Incompetech.
Where can I upload podcasts?
- Top Podcast Directories. iTunes / Apple Podcasts. Spotify. Google Podcasts. Stitcher. TuneIn.
- More Podcast Directories. Spreaker. Google Play Music. Blubrry. Digital Podcast. iPodder. Podcasts.Alltop.
- Additional Podcast Distribution. YouTube. Facebook. Soundcloud.
How do podcasts use copyrighted music?
There is no 10-second rule on copyrighted music. You cannot simply use small portions of copyrighted music under fair use laws. Not for profit or hobby based podcasts are not exempt from copyright laws. There is no non-profit exception to the copyright laws.
Do you need a license to start a podcast?
Certain state permits and licenses may be needed to operate a podcasting business. Learn more about licensing requirements in your state by visiting SBA’s reference to state licenses and permits. For information about local licenses and permits: Check with your town, city or county clerk’s office.
Can I cover a song on a podcast?
It’s one of the most frequently asked questions in the medium; “Can I use copyrighted music in my podcast?”. The short answer is “No”. But, as is usually the case in podcasting, there’s a little bit of “it depends”. It’s important to stress that we are not lawyers.
Can I use 10 seconds of a copyrighted song?
This is one of the most common misconceptions. Unfortunately, this is not true and there is no bright line rule that says a use is an acceptable use as long as you only use 5, 15, or 30 seconds of a song. Any use of copyrighted material without permission is, according to U.S. copyright law, copyright infringement.
How much of a song can you legally play?
You may have heard of “fair use,” a copyright provision that permits you to use 10, 15 or 30 seconds of music without copyright obligation. That is, you understand that you can use a short section of a song without paying a fee.
How can I legally use copyrighted music?
2. Obtain a license or permission from the owner of the copyrighted content
- Determine if a copyrighted work requires permission.
- Identify the original owner of the content.
- Identify the rights needed.
- Contact the owner and negotiate payment.
- Get the permission agreement in writing.
Can I use a song in my video?
But that’s far from the truth. The fact is that unless your video is only for your personal use (as in, not sharing it online anywhere) you must get permission from the copyright holder to use any music on YouTube. This is the best way to not run into any copyright issues – but doing so isn’t always easy.
Can I use 10 seconds of a copyrighted song on YouTube?
It doesn’t matter if it’s just a short clip. 10 seconds or 30 seconds. You still can‘t use it. The only way to legally use music on YouTube is to get permission from the copyright holder (or whoever does actually “own the rights” to the song).
Can I use copyrighted music if I give credit?
Music already in Public domain. That covers compositions and recordings with their copyright expired. Often you will be required to give credit, may be restricted from using the music in commercial projects, or will be obligated to share your work under the same terms.
Can I use copyrighted music if I don’t monetize?
It is illegal copyright infringement to use someone else’s copyrighted music in your video without their permission whether you monetize it or not. Crediting that music’s owner or including a statement that you do not own the music is not getting their permission to use it and therefore still is infringement.
Can I monetize videos with music?
You can monetize content that you created as long as you still hold the rights to the video. If you’re signed with a music label, you can possibly monetize your video depending on the terms or limitations of that agreement. You may need to consult an attorney.
What happens if I post copyrighted music on Facebook?
You cannot use music that has copyrights on Facebook unless you obtain a license to do so. Facebook takes really strict action when it comes to copyright infringement. They can remove videos or even ban accounts if they repeatedly detect such activity.
Should I copyright my music before putting it on YouTube?
You don’t actually need to register your song with the Federal copyright office to own the copyright (at least in the United States). The moment you put your song into tangible form – written down or recorded – you automatically get the six exclusive rights we just looked at.
Is your music automatically copyrighted?
In fact, music is automatically copyrighted the moment you create it in a tangible medium, like on paper or on audio recording. All you have to do is write your original song down on paper, or record it, and you own the copyright. Then you are protected by law and others cannot use your song without your permission.
Should I copyright my music before sending it to a publisher?
If you’ve written a song but it’s not finished or you think it may require changes later on, it’s best to wait until the song is actually complete before registering it with the Copyright Office. This applies to co-writing with others as well as writing a song on your own.
Does BMI copyright your music?
Your composition is copyrighted automatically when the work is “created,” which the law defines as being “fixed” in a copy or a recording for the first time. BMI does not copyright works for you. If you wish to copyright your works, which we recommend, visit copyright.gov.
Who pays more Ascap or BMI?
BMI is the largest PRO in the US, with free registration but fewer benefits than the others. It pays out slightly quicker than ASCAP at 5,5 months after the end of each quarter.