5 Biggest Mistakes New Podcasters Make

5 mistakes new podcasters make

We don’t know what we don’t know. That’s why I’m sharing the biggest mistakes I see people make when launching new shows. The good news is these issues are easy to fix — or avoid altogether. Knowing these are mistakes is more than half the problem. So here we go…. Mistake #1: Volume levels You…

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Top 10 Directories to Submit Your Podcast

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One of the final steps in launching a podcast is getting listed in the major podcast apps and directories. Below is my list of the most popular places you should be included in order for your podcast to gain maximum exposure. *This list was last updated in May 2020 How to submit your podcast to…

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Apple’s continued dominance in podcasting is our fault. Here are 3 ways to grow an Android audience.

The folks at libsyn shared their stats for February. You can listen to the breakdown (beginning at the 1hr, 5min mark), but here are my thoughts: Apple still rules the roost with almost 2/3 of all downloads (62.9%) going to their Podcasts App and iTunes. It’s rather incredible that people outside of the Applesphere don’t…

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Outsourcing the Pain of Podcasting

outsource the pain of podcasting

There are many ways to get help with your podcast: Hire a podcast editor Acquire the help of a virtual assistant Ask your listeners if anyone wants to help produce the show This was the main topic of my presentation at the Podfest Multimedia Expo in 2019. There are also many ways to make money…

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Sponsorships = partnerships. Otherwise you’re just wasting time and money

Podcast sponsorships must be more like partnerships. Otherwise, ads are simply wasting the listener’s time, the sponsors’ money, and can cost the podcaster too. This post may get me into a bunch of hot water, but the following has to be said: Sponsors who do not have direct ties with the podcast or host are…

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