Why It's Better to Record and Not Type Your Blogs As a Podcaster?

Why It's Better to Record and Not Type Your Blogs As a Podcaster?
Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy


In 2006, only about 22% of Americans had an idea of what a podcast was. In 2019, about 22% of the US population listens to podcasts every week. 

There is no doubt that podcasts are popular right now. 

If you are podcasting, it is important to have a website or blog space where you can regularly post your content.

However, you do not need to type your podcasts into blog posts. There is an easier way of doing things: recording!

Recording is an easier and faster way of blogging. You can create engaging content on the fly that will speak to your audience and get them to take the action you want.

Read on to find out why you should start recording rather than typing your blog posts. 

5 Reasons to Record and Not Type Your Blogs As a Podcaster

1. Provide Engaging Content to Your Audience

Readers prefer blog posts that are engaging and written in a conversational tone. Such content makes it easier for your audience to connect with your brand.

You use more formal language when typing than speaking. When speaking, you can talk like you are conversing with a friend. This charisma is what your audience prefers. 

2. Record Your Thoughts Anywhere

Recording can be done anywhere and with nearly any smartphone.

Think about it. You can record your thoughts as you do simple chores in your kitchen, or when you’re relaxing in your garden.

The recording also allows you to capture thoughts before you forget them. 

On the other hand, to type content, you have to be in a comfortable sitting position.

This limits the location from which you can create content, usually in the office or a quiet room.

3. Say Goodbye to Health Complications

Typing requires you to sit a lot. If you do not maintain a proper ergonomic posture, you could end up with an aching back.

Even if you have the proper office equipment, the strain on your spine or butt muscles that come from sitting for a long time can lead to back pain.

Finally, sitting for too long has been found to promote obesity

When you choose to record content, you can avoid various health problems related to poor posture since you don’t have to sit. You can record content while lying down, walking, or exercising.

4. Save Time

According to research, creating content through voice is three times faster than typing.

Considering the many blog posts you’ll have to type for your podcasts, recording is a sure way of saving time and effort. 

Moreover, after typing your blog posts, you’ll need to edit them for grammar, punctuation, and readability. This means it will take you even more time to finish your blog post. 

You can record content faster than you can type. After recording, you can have your content transcribed and edited by a professional podcast transcription services company.

5. Use of Your Strength

As a podcaster, you are most likely a better speaker than a writer. By recording your thoughts, you’ll be using your strength to the fullest. 

Although typing podcasts may seem like a good idea, you may find it challenging to pass your message across since you are not a blogger. 

The above are five reasons why you should record rather than type those blog posts. Go ahead; talk more and type less.

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Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy is the Cofounder & President of GMR Transcription Services, Inc., a California-based company that has been providing accurate and fast transcription services since 2004. She has enjoyed nearly ten years of success at GMR, playing a pivotal role in the company's growth. Under Beth's leadership, GMR Transcription doubled its sales within two years, earning recognition as one of the OC Business Journal's fastest-growing private companies. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids.