BookShelfThe podToPod BookShelf features a collection of books, ebooks, and other publications written by podcasters and for podcasters. Books that will help you get started, edit, produce, and monetize your podcast. 

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The Podcast, Blog & New Media Producer's Legal Survival Guide

By: Gordan P. Firemark

The Podcast, Blog & New Media Producers’ Legal Survival Guide is the first comprehensive explanation of the legal principles, issues and claims that can arise for producers of internet-based media.

Podcast Launch: A complete guide to launching your Podcast

by John Lee Dumas

John Lee Dumas, host of the top ranked Podcast EntrepreneurOnFire, is an undisputed authority in launching a Podcast that attracts a massive audience and income. In Podcast Launch, John shares how he launched EntrepreneurOnFire and turned his passion into a top-ranked business Podcast that generates a SIX-FIGURE monthly income.

Podcasting For Dummies

By: Tee Morris, Chuck Tomasi, and Evo Terra

The second edition of Podcasting For Dummies shows you how you can create and distribute your own online recordings using tools you already have. This edition also covers what you need to build a top-notch podcasting studio.

Podcastnomics: The Book Of Podcasting... To Make You Millions

By: Naresh Vissa

Podcastnomics lays out - step-by-step - not only how to set up podcasts, but how to properly produce, market and make money off them. Clean and concise, Podcastnomics needs no asterisks for outdated gear and confusing workflows.

The Business of Podcasting

By: Steve Lubetkin and Donna Papacosta

Unlike other podcasting books that delve into the mechanics of creating a podcast, The Business of Podcasting describes the business side of podcasting: how to position clients' expertise through podcasting, the best business models, how to find clients, contracts, legal reviews, and much more. Here are some comments from some of our early readers:






How To Podcast 2016

By: Paul Colligan

Launch Your Podcast In Just Four Simple Steps. Make Your Podcast FAST And Get It Online For The Connected World To Subscribe To, Download, And Act On You're wasting time and money listening to "expert" advice about podcasting.

The Great Glowing Coils of the Universe: Welcome to Night Vale Episodes, Volume 2

By: Joseph Fink, Jeffrey Canor

From the authors of the New York Times bestselling novel Welcome to Night Vale and the creators of the #1 international podcast of the same name, comes a collection of episodes from Season Two of their hit podcast, featuring a foreword by the authors, behind-the-scenes commentary, and original illustrations.

Copywriting for Podcasters: How-to Grow Your Podcast, Brand, and Business with Compelling Copy

By: Laura Petersen

Author and seasoned teacher turned podcasting entrepreneur, Laura Petersen, guides you step-by-step through all the important areas where writing well will grow your podcast, brand, and business.

More Podcast Money: Turn Your Passion into Profits

By: David Jackson

Dave Jackson started podcasting in 2005 and has helped hundreds of people launch podcasts at the School of Podcasting. He’s also seen a lot of podcasters do it the wrong way and can help you avoid those mistakes.  You will read about podcasters who makes thousands of dollars in donations, who sell their back catalog, get their own radio and television shows, who are boosting sales in their businesses, and many more.  Quit waiting for a sponsor to come knocking on your door, you can start making money with your podcast today.






Interview Connections: How to #RockThePodcast from BOTH Sides of the Mic

By: Jessica Rhodes

Interview Connections speaks to you directly about how to leverage the power of podcasting and podcast interviews to grow your business. There are countless books, courses, blogs, videos, and yes, even podcasts that cover what microphone to use and how to “game the system” but there is much more to creating a quality podcast so that you get the results you really want.


The Podcast Book 2017: Discover your next favorite podcast from over 600 recommended listings

By: Orlando Rios

Discover your next favorite podcast from over 600 recommended listings. What is the best podcast in a certain category, how long is each episode, how often do new episodes come out, and who are the hosts? These are all questions that podcast listeners may ask themselves when looking for their next favorite show - a daunting task considering the growing amount of podcasts launched per year.


Podcast Advertising Works: How to Turn Engaged Audiences into Loyal Customers

By: Glenn Rubenstein

Podcast advertising is an effective way to reach an engaged audience, and it can be a powerful way to deliver your message. In this book, podcast advertising expert Glenn Rubenstein offers insights and strategies for companies and individuals looking to get started in this lucrative, but relatively new form of advertising. Drawing on his years of experience, Glenn explains what podcast advertising is, why it works, and how you can make it work for your business or brand.


The Podcast Planner

By: Addy Saucedo

The Podcast Planner provides everything a Podcaster needs to be organized, motivated and happily podcasting. This planner will help you will learn how to podcast by providing you with: episode recording templates (3 show types), content builder, podcast calendar templates, note pages (for ideas, brainstorming and important notes), start to finish episode checklists, inspiring quotes, conversation triggers for helping you get the best out of your interviews.