Here are some tips on convention participation from experienced, confident folks who are good at promoting their work.
Make a media kit to engage listeners, reviewers and sponsors, using some basic journalism concepts!
I’m going out on a limb here to make an assumption: you’re a podcaster, so you don’t like sales. Well, unless you’re the host of the “I Flippin’ Love Sales” Podcast, of course. In which case, I’m sorry. But, if it’s not, then I’m even more sorry to say… every podcaster is a salesperson. It
Marketing support and camaraderie are good reasons to start or join a podcast network. Is this committment right for you?
In terms of sheer numbers, business podcasts are extreme. Podcasting is already considered a saturated market, and business is probably one of the most saturated genres to date. This doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t start one, though! When planning your podcast, you just need to look at what you’ve got, and then ask yourself, “Why would
Even if you make a great podcast episode, you can’t always be sure that your listeners are going to stay subscribed. This is especially true for podcasters who get momentary spikes in listens. Maybe they had a great interview guest on who helped promote the show, or maybe someone important talked their show up on
Nonfiction storytelling podcasts are some of the most well-known in the industry: even your grandmother has probably heard of This American Life or Serial. However, when it comes to marketing, there’s hardly any guidance for these types of podcasts. Reader Julie Reynolds Martinez of Gray Area Podcast emailed us on the topic, asking: One thing I’ve never
One of the big theories behind running an interview podcast is the audience growth aspect. The idea is that each of your guests has their own audience, so when they share out an episode they were interviewed on, a chunk of that audience will listen to it, try out some other episodes, and maybe even
When podcasters think of their audience, they think of listens–but they also think of engagement. Audience engagement is how invested your listeners are in your show. Most podcasters think that engagement just comes from “making good content,” but it’s much more nuanced than that. To get your audience engaged, you have to earn their trust
A handy guide through the five things you need to consider when making merchandise: your podcast, audience, designs, niche, and your “why?”.