Only a few of the many thousands of people who launch podcasts each year see their podcasts become a success. You can be one of them.

In this on-demand training, you'll learn how to plan, launch, and grow your own successful podcast. Experienced podcasters and smart panelists will tackle the big topics and give you top-level insights paired with actionable ideas you can apply right away.

This course is designed to provide you the practical tips, step-by-step instructions, and valuable, how-to information that only comes from personal experience.

  • 100% Online

    Learn at your own pace, with lifetime access on mobile and desktop.

  • Expert Faculty

    Launch your strategy with experienced professionals showing you how to win.

  • Low-Cost Training

    Thanks to the generous and dependable support of Leadership Institute donors.

Course curriculum

    1. The Essentials for Starting Your Podcast

    1. History of Podcasting | Important Stats | Valuable Platforms

    2. Starting Your Podcast | Successful Strategy

    3. 7 Reasons Podcasts Fail | Advertising | Q&A

    1. Podcast Equipment & Editing Tools | Hosting

    2. Launch Your Podcast with Scott Rank

    1. Show Prep & The Skills A Good Podcast Host Has

    1. How To Promote A Podcast

    1. Conclusion and Thank You

    2. Course Completion Survey

About this course

  • $11.99
  • 10 lessons
  • 5.5 hours of video content
Earn a LI Graduate Certificate by Completing this Course

More than 250,000 Leadership Institute graduates work across the conservative movement in campaigns, journalism, think tanks, on Capitol Hill, and beyond. There's no better way to gain a competitive edge in politics.

But that's not all - by earning a LI graduation certificate, you'll gain:

  • Exclusive access to LI's private Alumni network
  • Priority status in LI's Employment Placement Services
  • Increased knowledge and expertise in political technology


  • When does the course start and finish?

    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

  • How long do I have access to the course?

    How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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- Morton C. Blackwell

The Leadership Institute's mission is to increase the number and effectiveness of conservative activists and leaders in the public policy process.

  • Founded in 1979 by its president, Morton C. Blackwell, the Leadership Institute (LI) teaches conservatives the nuts and bolts of succeeding in the public policy process.
  • LI offers more than 50 types of training schools, workshops, seminars, and a top-notch intern program.
  • The Institute also provides an Employment Placement Service to help place conservatives in public policy positions and in the broadcast media, at no cost to employers or job seekers.