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Ten Ways You Can Use Social Media to Promote Your Podcast

“Watch my show” and a link is usually what I see when people post their episodes on Facebook. A lot of them are “Gun and Run” tactics – where they explain nothing about the episode but still want you to watch or listen. Facebook sees this issue and wants to curb it by revamping their algorithm – making those posts go away. It will also make it harder for those who truely promote their show to do such. You have to start thinking in other ways to get the message across. Therefore, I offer some suggestions to help push your...

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10 Podcast Resolutions You Can Make (and Keep)

It’s a new year! The best part about the new year is that you can forget what happened last year and start anew. You can change up your show to hopefully bring in a new or expanded audience. But in order to do it, you must first make the resolution to do it. But what should you change? Hopefully this article will help out. I order what I believe to be the top 10 changes you can make to inject new life in your podcast. 10. Change the music Intro and outtro music is one of the best ways to...

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Podcast Coaches, Podcasting Influencers You Should Follow

So you’ve been podcasting a while and feel lost with your show. You need help. You are not sure where to go. What do you do? There are a host of podcasters that will give you advise on a quick-lesson or consultation basis. They can do anything from help you with a small problem to set up your whole podcast rig! Finding the right person to help you start or work on your podcast is imperative. Sometimes you need help with a technical issue. Other times you just need inspiration. These people will bring just that. Some are Podcast Coaches....

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Increase Your Twitter Followers for Your Podcast

In my consultants, I seem to get this question all the time about 3-6 months into their podcasts. How do I increase Twitter followers for my podcast so my Twitter numbers grow? I remember working my Twitter account pretty hard in the first couple years of Geekazine. When I added @Dayintechhist and @ipad365 I did the same practice techniques, but still @geekazine was my primary Twitter. By time I registered @RecordAPodcast (for HTRP), I kinda let the account work on its own. A mistake I am working on fixing. Twitter reports hundreds of millions of Tweets a day. 554 million have...

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5 Tips to Make Your Podcast Better, Fresher, Newer

So you’ve been podcasting for a few years now. You like your show but there has been something nagging in the back of your head saying things are getting a little stale. Your numbers have been stagnant for a while now and you want to push the audience a little more. But what do you do? Well fear not! Today we’ll look at 5 things you can do to breathe some new life into that old podcast. It might just bring more listeners / viewers and make you excited about podcasting again. 1. Change the Name of the Podcast –...

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Award Shows Competing? Podcast Awards, 2012 Stitcher Awards

While it’s definitely a feel-good move, getting an award for something is always a good feeling. Most times you don’t even know someone is listening or watching your show until you realize you have been nominated for an award. Then you get your friends together to vote for you in hopes you get a metal trophy that sits on your mantle. What happens, though, if two award shows vie for your attention? That is what’s happening right now with podcasters. Podcast Awards is in it’s 8th season, while favorite podcatching site Stitcher decided to run an awards show of it’s...

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8 Ways to Make Your Old Podcast Episodes Popular Again

If you podcast evergreen content, you want to remind people of the past episodes you created. I cannot tell you how many times I get email for my show iPad365 asking to review a product I already did. Even with all the practices I do to let people know, there are still millions that don’t even know this show exists. Definition: Evergreen Content – A podcast that is still relevant to watch or listen to 6 months, 1 year or longer. Content such as news of the day is considered “expirable“. With almost a weeks worth of video content being uploaded on...

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Podcast 101: Submitting Your Podcast to iTunes [How to]

If you are brand new to podcasting, you know one thing – your show has to be on iTunes. It’s not difficult, you just have to know how to do it. I’ll show you how. Check Your Feeds First Before you submit your podcast to iTunes, you want to make sure your feed is valid. Otherwise, Apple will reject it. W3c can validate your feed. If your feed is not valid, it will let you know so you can make the proper fixes. Your feed can be valid and still have some issues to it. It’s just a question of...

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Record a Podcast Using Web-Based Spreaker Software

There are many ways to record your podcast. Heck, you can even use an old tape recorder and transfer to computer if you wanted to. But why do that when you have a multitude of software out there to not only record your voice, but also add sound effects and music? Take Spreaker (pronounced similar to “Speaker”), for example. This is a cloud-based podcast software you can use to record your show. You can sign up for free, and start podcasting within moments. You can also podcast using a mobile device – If you have an iPhone or iPad, or...

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Add Your Podcast to Stitcher Internet Radio

They say once you have a podcast set up, you submit the RSS feed to iTunes. That is well and good, but if you don’t also submit it to Stitcher Internet Radio, you are losing out on a big audience. Stitcher Internet Radio is a way to not only listen to podcasts on your mobile device, but also listen to live radio. Stitcher is designed for mobile phones – iOS, Android, Blackberry and WebOS. Special Offer: Download Stitcher and Win $100 Gift Card – New contest every month! How To Add your Podcast to Stitcher Internet Radio Go to www.Stitcher.com On the...