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5 Tips to Make Your Podcast Better, Fresher, Newer 2

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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Corporation for Public Podcasting Pt 2: A Good Company Invests in their Podcast

In CPP Part 1, I talked about getting the podcast started. I discussed getting a position description and setting rules and expectations to the show. The guidelines are one of the most important parts of putting the podcast together. So now we move onto the 2nd important part – getting your company invested in the podcast itself. Make the Job Invest in this Podcast Last week I heard of a person who is making a podcast for their job. They are packing up their own equipment, then setting up shop at the job to podcast. Once done, they pack their...

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Are Google Hangouts a Form of Podcast [and How to Turn to Audio, Video Podcast]

The word “Podcast” is a muddled one. There are many that use it as a general term – even though their show does not fall into the definition. Last week I got asked if Google Hangouts could be considered podcasts. Even yesterday I was asked that question again along with the question if any YouTube video falls under that term. Definition of a Podcast Dictionary.com defines a podcast as such: pod·cast  [pod-kast, ‐kahst]  Show IPA Digital Technology . noun 1. A digital audio or video file or recording, usually part of a themed series, that can be downloaded from a web site to a media player or computer: Download or subscribe to daily, one-hour podcasts of our radio show. A lot of people state a podcast needs an RSS feed, which YouTube doesn’t really provide. Google+ Community: Their Answer...

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Are You a Podcast Evangelist?

I just got off the phone with a potential client talking about podcasting and ROI (Return on Investment). I brought up the idea of a spokesperson – or evangelist for their product. I talked about in the 70’s Bill Bixby promoted the Vic-20 computer and Bill Cosby promoted the TI-99 lines. Even today celebrities like Lea Michelle promote L’Oreal, Paul Giamatti voices Liberty Mutual commercials and – even though he was fired from it – Gilbert Gottfried’s “Aflac” can still be pointed back to him. So you as a podcaster – are you an evangelist? I wrote this post up...

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Day 15: Adding YouTube to Your Podcast

Have you been resisting the YouTube factor? Your podcast is audio – why should it be on YouTube? Well, your podcast doesn’t exactly need to be on YouTube – but YOU should be. We’ll talk about how your traffic can increase if you utilize and promote a Youtube channel with your podcast. YouTube is a Top Search Engine I have to preface this section by saying there seems to be a strategic change happening . Google+ and YouTube may become synonymous in the months or years to come. I believe that with the two, they will take 2 spots in the top...

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Day 8: 7 Website Tips to Make it Podcast Friendly

Its important for a podcaster to make people subscribe or consume the content they create. Whether audio or video you want the focus of the website to be your content. So let’s take a look at some things you can do to tweak your website to focus on the podcast. 1. Is Your Podcast Before or After Your Post? Where is that enclosure for your podcast? Is it on the top of the post or the bottom? Why the bottom? If you want people to read the content first, then put your podcast on the bottom of the post. If...

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Podcast Coach

Want to learn how to podcast? Don’t know where to start? Jeffrey Powers – Podcast Coach Hi. I’m Jeffrey Powers and I want to teach you how to podcast. I have been podcasting since 2005 when I started a local show for a website devoted to local music fans. Since then I have not only created podcasts in tech, I also host podcasts for others, created video podcasts and even created a podcast that posts every single day – 365 days a year. Get Your First Hour Consultation at Half Price Everyone needs a helping hand at one time or...

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Create Your Own Sponsor for Podcasts [How To]

I get this a lot – people are frustrated because they can’t get a sponsor for their show. Little do they know they can put together a sponsor on their own and make some decent money over time. This is the post that started it all: Here is a fun little game. If you could have ANY sponsor in the world for your show…who would you go with? (Don’t go with Chicos Bail Bonds…little Bad News Bears reference there) David Garland  –  Podcasters (General Discussion) In this article I am going to show you some great ways to put together a sponsor...

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Join the Podcasters Community on Google+

Last month Google opened up a new leg to their G+ social network called Communities. With communities you can get people with similar tastes together to talk about work, play or other items. An Awesome Podcasters Community on Google+ I wanted to make sure there was not only a functional Podcasters community but one that people really interacted with. I started the Podcasters Community on G+ because of this. Currently this community is 600 members strong and growing daily. Today Google+ is the fastest-growing network thingy ever. More than 500 million people have upgraded, 235 million are active across Google...

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Niche Podcasting – Dealing with Competition [Roundtable]

Ray Ortega hosted another Podcaster Roundtable last night talking about niche podcasting. More to the point – how do you deal with other podcasters in your niche. Do you share with others podcasters in your niche? Do you invite those people on as guests? Ray Ortega has a list of fellow podcasters including Daniel J Lewis, Corey Fineran, Nick Seuberling and David Jackson. The full roundtable is here:   From the Podcasters Community: Do you listen to your competition?   Don BurnsideYesterday 10:15 AM I listen for both. Always nice to see what the competition is doing, what kind of...