Pre-recording checklist for podcasting

After years of podcasting I have developed a simple checklist for how to prepare for the moment I sit down to do my show. I have a “To-do” list that must be completed before pressing the big red button, especially when interviewing someone over the internet. Do you have a pre-recording checklist for podcasting? Does…

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Reasons A Podcaster Should Buy A Keyword Rich Domain

SEO Expert Will Hanke wrote a post recently about why purchasing keyword rich domain names is no longer recommended. The article points out that Google updated their algorithm to focus more on the written content inside the post rather than the domain name itself. He gives reasons for when it is smart to buy a…

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What Do I Need To Start A Podcast?

I have had the pleasure of meeting some incredible people at the St. Louis Podcasting MeetUp Group. We have had three get-togethers with a variety of topics like “Recording Your First Podcast Episode” and “How Can I Use Podcasting To Grow My Business”. But the conversation always meanders back to “What do I need to…

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Stitcher Downloads now show up In libsyn stats

Prior to the changes made by Stitcher Radio in June 2013, Libsyn, Blubrry, and other pod-catchers would only show one download for Stitcher. It was because Stitcher Radio would download one copy of your MP3 and re-encode the recording to be streamed through their app. The number of people listening to your podcast would only…

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The Greatest Cost Of Podcasting

Are you prepared to spend a lot of time for a podcast? Microphones are cheap, domains are only a couple bucks a year, and hosting services are relatively inexpensive. However, time is the greatest cost of podcasting. Time is the greatest cost of podcasting The real cost of a podcast is harder to measure: Time. This…

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