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So many people when they start a podcast are focusing on marketing, monetization and other aspects. I love the Steve Marting line, "Nobody is asking, "How do I be good?"
My advice is to spend $100 on a microphone, and 100 hours getting to understand what your audience wants and needs.
Today I play a clip from the Podcast Review Show where a client explains how he feels like he talks to us more than he talks to some of his family. Podcasting creates better educated warm leads when you deliver value.
Today I talk about one start reviews.
While there may be points made (your volume is all over the place, it's not loud enough, too much chit chat) that you may need to take a serious look at, in some cases, the people who leave a review are simply not your target audience (and they don't like your …
Most media hosts offer a "Show Player" or Jukebox of some sort that allows you to display multiple episodes. This is a great tool for those who want to binge your show. They press play, and off it goes one episode right after the other.
I'm seeing more and more people make a single page on their …
Dave Jackson from the School of Podcasting (www.schoolofpodcasting.com) and Erik K. Johnson from www.podcasttalentcoach.com talk with Troy Heinritz of the Beyond Westworld show and audit his podcast to find the good things and those things that need tweaking.
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I know there are no "Shoulds" in podcasting, but for me, it seems like people are so that doing an interview show is the fastest way to build your audience (it's not - doing a GOOD show is), and we have people wanted to get paid (even though its the guest who is bringing the value - it's an even tr…
Here is a link to Apple's Marketing Tools.
I do like the QR code, just remember not everyone uses an iPhone or Apple product. A LARGE number of people outside the US use android phones.
For me, why not provide a link to YOUR website where peop…
If you need to convert an XML to CSV, or RSS to Excel, these steps will do it in Excel. I know there are tools online, but most of them didn't do the whole feed (and I have over 700+ episodes).
By keeping a list, it makes it easier to remember what you have and have not talked about. It makes it …
Disclosure: The Zoom Podtrak on P8 was on loan from Zoom. I was not compensated for this review.
I've enjoyed using the Rodecaster this year, but there are "little things" that you don't realize bug you (like bein…
00:02:33 Reflections on Jim's Trip East
00:05:19 Dave's Book Update
00:06:10 David Vs Goliath Book
00:07:06 Last Week's Blast From the Past
00:11:52 Jim Got to Go Critique Cigar Authority
00:15:28 Evaluating Your Guest Appearances
00:24:00 Accepting Feedba…
After getting yet another email that my website has had an issue, I was SO HAPPY I had been using Manage WP for years. It costs $2/month for a daily backup. When I got the White Screen of Death, I went in and restored my website. I was back up and running in minutes.
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Amazon started to roll out Podcasts in Amazon Music in the US and UK.
I checked out the FAQ page, and share what I found.
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http://amazon.com/podcasters (check with your media host first)
School of Podcasting on Amazon
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Zoom ZDM1 Dynamic Microphone
Samson MBA 48 Boom Arm
I had three people forward this email to me. There are things in this pitch that make it sound like they are offering "special" things (adding you to Apple) and they don't provide enough details (who owns the show) and much of this pitch "is happening soon." In my opinion, it smells a little fishy.…
Zoom Podtrack P4 Podcast Recorder
Four mic inputs with XLR connectors
Four headphone outputs with individual volume control
Gain control knobs and mute buttons for each input
Phantom power for all XLR inputs
Automatically prevent feedback from call audio using th…
The Apple "Store" view of the Apple iTunes (or search view in the Apple Podcasts App) is always 24 hours behind and only shows the last 300 episodes.
Some people make archives every 300 episodes. This means:
1. Your subscribers are scattered across multiple archives
2. Your audience has to go to m…
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00:18:31 Backup Your Files
00:27:28 This will not end well
00:34:58 Awesome Supporters
00:37:00 iTunes Reviews
00:40:02 Ankylosing spondylitis
00:41:06 Is This Explicit?
00:43:36 Take Down Notices on the Rise
00:48:28 Stitcher Sale Again…
You need to go to askthepodcastcoach.com/live to ask a question
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Get Some Feedback on Your Show
People have been contacting asking me this question based on articles from many moons ago.
ID# tags are inside the mp3 file and to the best of my knowledge (let me know if I'm wrong and give me a link) Google is not indexing the mp3 file and using that in search results.
I did an episode at http://www.schoolofpodcasting.com/727 where I provided 30 tips to grow your audience, but I forgot this one.
You can have more episodes in your feed which makes it easier for subscribers to get your episodes. Some apps like overcast.fm have an "ALL" button where you can downlo…
Note: Dave's internet provider went on the fritz throughout this episode and eventually he just lost all contact and Jim finished solo. He did a great job and as the old saying goes, "The Show Must Go On."
Live podcast is always fun... well, not always.
02:31 Multiple Shows
05:15 Rookie Mistakes…