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The growth of the podcast industry shows no signs of slowing down. While many journalists are toying with the idea of launching their own show, they are often discouraged by the amount of money they may need to spend to get the project off the ground.

The good news is that you do not need fancy equipment or expensive software to create a podcast. In this piece for IJNet penned by Iris Pase, you can find ideas from other podcasters who started on a shoestring budget.

"Once I came up with the concept for my podcast, I then started talking to friends and family about it to test my idea and get feedback," says one of the podcasters in the article. "This helps you grow your first audience before the podcast is even out."

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