Every day we hear many news and stories, some of them are easily forgotten, while others stick with us in detail and we share them around.
So what is the difference between those that stick and those that don’t?
The answer is simple.
The main element of every piece of content is the topic, however, the storytelling approach and the narration play a greater role in attracting listenership.
How is this related to podcasting?
Just like the news, a podcast is an attractive story presented to listeners in a distinctive and interesting plot to draw attention to the content.
After hours of work and preparation to create distinctive content, the podcaster must top the work by presenting the content with a new, innovative, and out-of-the-ordinary structure.
In fact, in addition to setting a clear and appropriate structure for the program, introduction, main content, and conclusion, the podcaster must know that the use of storytelling is the key to attracting and retaining listeners.
How to set a Podcast Structure?
Just like any other media show, a podcast consists of several sections that sculpt a roadmap for the show and helps the podcaster stick to a timeframe.
Knowing that your podcast episodes may differ in subjects addressed, they should all usually contain the same main sections to create continuity and consistency for listeners.
When developing your podcast structure, you should know your ideal listener very well to create a listening experience that draws them into your story.
The best structure is the one that maintains its consistency from one to the other. The best practice includes an introduction, main content and an attractive outro with a call to action.
What is the difference between Podcast Sections?
How to tell your listeners a story?
The best content always tells a story. The best skill that you as a podcaster should work on developing and improving is storytelling.
Here are some factors that make a story interesting:
The above simple tips will help you create a structured podcast that captures the listeners’ attention from the first hello to the final breath and keeps them coming back to listen to more stories and information.