Technology Episodes

July 15, 2020

Why Isn't Apple Displaying All of My Episodes?

Think of it Like a Store Front One of my hobbies is music. I remember as a young child going into or walking by a music store, and there were a few different guitars in the front window and I was like, Wow, look at those guitars! Those are awesome....

Technology

July 01, 2020

Do I Need To Add ID3 Tags To Your Podcast?

ID3 tags were much more important back in 2005ish. All the portable media players and tools used ID3 tags.  What is an ID3 Tag? An ID3 tags is information stored inside your mp3 file. You can't see them, but some (few) apps use this...

Technology

June 03, 2020

What is a Libsyn Slug?

A libsyn slug is something you will be asked for when you sign up at Libsyn.com ( Libsyn is short for Liberated Syndication - they are the largest podcast media hosting company). You can get a free month when you sign up using the coupon code...

Technology

March 04, 2020

Artwork Not Appearing in Apple Podcasts App

There are two places you can put artwork for your podcast. One is for the show, and the other is for the episode. There are two views in Apple podcasts. One I will call the "Store view" (which is the view you are using when you search for something)....

Technology

February 19, 2020

Everybody Gets a Microphone

If you are going to be interviewing people in the same room, or if you have a co-host in the same room - you HAVE to pretend your Oprah. YOU GET A MICROPHONE - YOU GET A MICROPHONE -EVERYBODY GETS A MICROPHONE. If you don't get that, here is the clip...

Technology Insights

October 23, 2019

Podcast Booking Resources

You are looking for places to be interviewed, or you're looking for guests for your show. Today we talk about a few. Some of these resources will charge between $400-$1000 per month (hundreds of dollars per episode). There are events that again cost...

Technology

October 09, 2019

How to Record Interviews For Your Podcast?

Avoid The Phone if Possible Unless it is your only option, you want to avoid using an actual phone line as it will sound like, well, the phone (it cuts some of the clarity out and the bass). If you have people who will only use a phone you can get a...

Technology

September 18, 2019

Get Your Podcast on Amazon For Free

Smart speakers are getting more and more popular, but for the most part podcast listening is not the MAIN thing that people are using their devices (like the Amazon Dot, or Echo) for (and we can include the Google Home).  There are companies that...

Technology Marketing

July 24, 2019

Know Your Equipment

If you look at other people in entertainment: Musicians Actors Athletes They all have some sort of “pre-seasons, or “Dress Rehearsal” to work out the kinks and your podcast should follow their example. I am going to Podcast Movement next week...

Technology

June 12, 2019

Top Podcast Directories

I'm often confused by this question, someone will come up to me and say, Hey, Dave, there are these different places where I should list my podcast. Should I list my show in (insert directory name)? My answer is, well, let's see, it's free and it will...

Technology Marketing

May 28, 2019

How Do I Change My Podcast Name and Rebrand My Show?

I talked about how to choose a name. Today we talk about what happens if you choose a name and it just falls flat, or even worse, confuses people. We talked about the before in episode When Your Podcast Name is Bad The bad news is that name that you...

Strategies Technology

May 14, 2019

What Pages Do You Need On Your Podcast Website?

When it comes to your podcast website ou don't need to overthink your website. The pages you NEED are About Page Contact Page Subscribe Page Your Episodes Is your website a business with a podcast or is it a Podcast with a business? This is...

Insights Technology Strategies Planning

May 07, 2019

Do I Need a Website for My Podcast?

Do you need a website for your podcast? If you want your audience to take any kind of action (subscribing, newsletters, products, etc) Apple and Spotify search is not great. See videos and more at

Technology Planning

January 23, 2019

Understanding Podcast Syndication

One thing that I see confuse more new podcasters is RSS and syndication. Let's say you are a radio station and your frequency is 100.7. You could have Panasonic, RCA, Sony,  JVC all tuned to your station. When you play a song it comes out of...

Technology

December 26, 2018

Starter Podcast Microphones

When it comes to starting a microphone you don't need to spend hundreds of dollars on a single microphone. Some of the best "starter microphones" for podcasting are All of the above microphones with via USB or you can plugin them into a mixer. When...

Technology