Podcasting Tips

The Technical Side of Podcasting

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A great podcast idea can become a terrible one if you’re not familiar with the technical ins and outs of podcasting. From uneven sound levels, awkward pauses and shuffling, and unpleasant noises, all of these small mistakes can easily be remedied to create the professional-sounding podcast you’re envisioning in your mind! Don’t Forget to Press […]

Announcements

The End of Google Podcasts

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Google (now known as “Alphabet”) announced in late September 2023 that their podcasting app, Google Podcasts, will be discontinued in 2024. It was later announced on the YouTube blog that podcasts on the app will be available through March 2024. Meaning the final date lies somewhere in April. Of course, there’s been a lot of […]

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The Art of Storytelling

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Telling stories has been a part of human nature since the invention of language. In fact, the oldest written story known to all humankind is over 4,000 years old! (Bonus points if you know the story!) Podcasting is yet another creative medium. A place to share stories and connections with others in our world. Mastering […]

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Podcast Guest-iquette

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Much like having a guest on your show can help to grow your audience, guesting on another podcast can open your show up to a whole new audience. But before you start sending inquiries to Crime Junkie or Smartless, check out our podcast etiquette on how to be the best podcast guest! Network & Build […]

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How to Use Music in Your Podcast

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Music is an integral part of the human experience. We create ballads to express our emotions and tell complicated stories. Podcasting as a medium has become another way we share stories and the human experience. So, adding music to your chosen storytelling method can help to enhance the experience. Music can also act as a […]

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Understanding Your Download Numbers

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Download statistics can be a mystery for many podcasters. They can mean so many different things depending on how the places you work with define them. Podcasters and advertisers alike see them as the total composition of a show, but they’re really just one part of what makes up a show and its success. We’re […]

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The Benefits of Video Podcasting

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Video podcasting has been trending in the past couple of years, and for good reason too! YouTube has become a major distribution channel for many podcasters as a wide variety of listeners can be found on the platform. For those new to podcasting, you’ve probably wondered if you should post your podcast to YouTube. The […]

Podcast Advertising

How to Make Money Podcasting

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A natural next step many podcasters take after perfecting their show and growing their audience is to monetize their podcast. Your mind might immediately jump to advertising, but there are plenty of different ways to monetize that fit every type of podcaster. We’ll explore them together in this article! Monetization Through Ads A popular way […]

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How to Build a Podcast Audience

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You’ve probably heard it again and again – podcasting is growing! With the introduction of podcasts on YouTube, advancements in podcasting tools, and the overall audience increasing, it continues to be a good time to start a podcast! If you’ve just started your podcast, then you may be wondering how you go about building an […]