Record and edit audio files

I will share with you how we make audio files with Audacity. Every week we publish audio files with conversations between two people. We got awesome feedback for the quality of those files. We already (in 2011-2012) published more than 10 hours of audio files.

Let's start with the tools. We use simple things:

When we record:

The time consuming part is when I edit the audio files. Here are the steps I recommend:

This is my recipe: write an interesting text, put some joy into your recording, edit the audio file. Now you have something nice to hear.