Publishing Your Podcast
Let's talk about how to get your podcast out into the world! That includes getting podcast hosting, setting up your own website and then publishing your show to all of the main directories.
The Best Podcast Hosting Services: Where to Host your Podcast
The first service you need: a place to host your podcast on the web! But, which service to choose? Here we break down the best podcast hosting, including pros, cons and what might suit you. Top Picks FAQs The Rest Be Wary Where should I host my podcast? What’s the best podcast hosting site? These…Read
Best Podcast Directories: Where to List Your Podcast
You’ve navigated the murky waters of podcasting equipment, traversed the scorpion infested wastes of Podcast hosting and once arriving at full Podcast-hood, you’ve even withstood the storms that weaken your resolve in the early days. You now have a podcast, live, a few episodes under your belt and you’re raring to create more content. What…Read
How Many Subscribers Does My Podcast Have? Measuring Performance
When trying to measure the overall impact, performance, or “success” of a podcast, there’s a lot of metrics you can look at. Popular ones tend to be things like ratings & reviews, social media page likes, followers, or retweets of a show’s latest episode. But arguably the most meaningful statistic of all is your overall number…Read
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The Launch Series: from Zero to Live in Simple Steps
Our 3-part Launch series is designed to hold your hand through the entire podcast launch process, from planning your show to making it live on the web. For a step-by-step, in-detail, no-jargon guide to getting your show out into the world, start here!Check out the Launch Series
How to Get your Podcast on iTunes / Apple Podcasts
Our step-by-step guide around how to get your podcast on iTunes / Apple Podcasts, including a video walkthrough & full text instructions.
How to Get Your Podcast into Google Podcasts
Google Podcasts has replaced Google Play as the Android parallel to Apple Podcasts. Many Android users turn to Google Podcasts to listen, so you’ll want to be sure they can find your feed. So, how do you get your podcast into Google Podcasts? It’s easier than it seems–and you might already be there. Check first…
iTunes Podcast Categories | What Are They & Are They Important?
When you create your own podcast series, and submit it to be listed in iTunes (AKA Apple Podcasts), you need to pick at least 1 category for it to be listed under. You can pick up to 3 of these categories in total. This isn’t done via iTunes/Apple, but inside your media host. Here’s an…
How to Turn Live Broadcasts into Podcasts that Don’t Suck
Live broadcasts do not tend to repurpose well. In fact, more often than not, they make for really, really sucky evergreen content. When live video first became a ‘thing’, we saw a flurry of repurposed podcast episodes. Fair enough, the intention is honourable: live is great for engagement, for quick content creation, but it’s so…
Why You Should Be Using Transcriptions for Your Podcast | By Reportex
This post is sponsored by Reportex – a web and app based tool for both transcribing and editing recorded speech, made to simplify work and life for podcasters, journalists and others who work with audio recordings. Here, we asked Reportex why they feel you should be using transcriptions for your podcast. Here are their compelling reasons……
How to Get Your Podcast on Spotify
Spotify has quickly become the second biggest podcast platform around. If you’ve not listed already, then find out how here!
Repurpose Your Content With Transcriptions
If we look at Wikipedia, the definition of “transcription” is the systematic representation of language in written form. It sounds pretty archaic and it goes back to when the first written forms existed. Now, in modern times, transcriptions are mostly associated with transforming audio into text. Why Would you Want to Transcribe Audio? The most…
How to Use Creative Commons Images for Your Podcast
Even in an audio medium like Podcasting, you’ll still have a lot of use for images. Show notes, for example, really benefit from a nice image or two. Or you may need a great picture for your coverart, or episode art. But, how do you find these image, and for free? Flickr is one such…
Here's a tool that might help
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