Episode titles are VERY important for getting people to click PLAY on your podcast.
Don’t clutter your episode title with non-essential information. Here are my suggestions for getting the most out of your podcast episode titles.
Podcasters and musicians know there is a difference between the LAME Encoder utilized by Audacity’s recording software and the Fraunhofer codec used by iTunes. When listening to spoken word recordings, such as a podcast episode, does the audience know the difference? Most will not. After all, they are listening in a noisy car or through […]
It’s quick and easy to schedule a Google Hangout On Air for a future broadcast. Whether you are scheduling a webinar or announcing a live web performance of your podcast, you can be ready to go in minutes. This 2:39 video shows you how How To QUICKLY Schedule A Google Hangout On Air Sign in to […]
Whether preparing to do a webinar or announcing a live performance of your podcast over the internet, you can be ready to go in minutes using Google's free video streaming service, Hangouts On Air. This video will show you in 90 seconds how to schedule a live podcast using Hangouts On Air. At the <01:49> mark, […]
This one trick helped me shave seconds off of my podcasting workflow by tagging MP3s faster with ID3 Editor. Yes, SECONDS! ID3 Editor remembers your past entries for many of the most commonly repeated fields such as Artist, Year, Copyright and Composer. Here is my process for for entering ID3 tags: Open the file with ID3 […]
Everyone wants to feel like they belong to something. Joining fan clubs, church groups, and even recovery organizations are ways people satisfy that desire. In world where people are more connected on Facebook than to their next door neighbors, building community from your podcast has become more important than ever to reach a new audience […]
Even if your show isn’t an interview-only show you can benefit from having guests appear on your show ever few episodes: Someone’s voice other than your own can breath new life into your show A guest can expose your show to their audience with potential of growing your audience Guests provide your show with social […]
I travel a lot and I’m often recording my episodes while on the road. In order to pack as light as possible I need to reduce my gear to only essential items. The most portable podcast recording studio in a hotel room could consist of only three things: Laptop Recording Software Microphone You could replace […]
Previously, I shared my pre-recording checklist and editing workflow that takes me from sitting down to record an episode to converting the labeling the edited MP3 file. Of course, there is still more work to be done – a lot more! Here is my podcast post-editing workflow: Show notes I often have an outline prepared […]