The road to monetization can take many twists and turns. In our last article, we covered securing sponsorships for your podcast. But in reality, if your show isn’t getting 10,000 plus downloads per episode, it’ll be difficult to partner with an agency and get ad space sold for your show. Fortunately, there are various other…

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The Traditional Route To Monetization At some point in your podcasting journey, you’re likely going to want to monetize your podcast. While it’s not easy, it IS possible. But, it takes a while, so you’ve got to be patient. Unless you’re already an influencer or have a built-in fanbase in your niche, it’s going to…

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Have you ever wondered how to connect your podcast microphone to your computer? If so, you’re not alone. At the simplest level, there are USB microphones, which plug right in. USB microphones sound pretty damn solid these days. But, if you’re a podcaster whose looking to level up their audio quality, you’re going to want…

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There’s nothing like getting behind a GREAT microphone. It’s a huge confidence booster. But, do you need a great microphone for podcasting? Probably not, but the jury is still out on that one. Podcasters love to debate about microphones. You do, however, need a GOOD microphone, and today, we’re going to be giving you our…

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As podcasting becomes a lucrative form of income accessible to everyone, podcasters are chomping at the bit to build their podcast studios and recording kits. But, not all podcasting setups are created equal. Maybe you already have a decent podcasting kit, but, you’re eager to level up your sound. Or, maybe you need both a…

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One of the most important items you can place in your toolbox for marketing is transcribing your podcast. Why should you transcribe your podcast? Your transcription will become an invaluable source to draw in a wider audience to your podcast by making it more accessible to those who may not have the ability to listen…

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Audiograms and Social Media to Promote Podcasts

Audiograms are undoubtedly one of the best ways to promote podcasts. An audiogram is a snippet of audio, embedded into a social media post. They’re designed with animated audio waves that move in sync with your audio clip. They also have captions. Captions are important because the majority of people scroll through their social media…

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Really Simple Syndication feed or RSS feed, may seem less than simple if you have no clue what it is or what it does for you as a podcaster to begin with. Let’s dispel the myth that this is some technically challenging mobo jumbo, and free your mind from the frustration and confusion that may…

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The stress of trying to write good show notes

It’s important that your relationship with your audience extends beyond audio. This is where show notes come in. Podcast show notes are a written description of the content covered in an episode. Show Notes can be viewed by clicking on an episode’s info within podcast listening apps. Many podcasters also post them on their website.…

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Your podcast hosting site is where your show will live and get sent out into the world.

Podcast creator, come on down. You’re the next contestant on the Four Pillars of Podcasting! Not really, and if you thought that the beginning of this fourth and final pillar was actually about that type of “host”, let me apologize now. We’re talking about podcast hosting sites, not to be confused with a “podcast host”,…

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