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#14・

Episode 14: Call it a "Bonus Baker's Dozen"

Seriously... I'm open to passing it off to someone else who can do whatever they want to do with it from there.So far, no revenue is coming in but it's a solid platform from which to do something great.And I'm willing to pass it to someone else rather than sh…

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Episode 13: Should I (you) continue?

THE 10 COMMANDMENTS FOR GOOD PODCAST ADVERSTISINGThere are many companies out there that provide advertising and advertiser options for podcasters... and most of them do NOT work for Indie podcasters like you and me. WHY? Because they require massive download…

 
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Episode 12 : Podcasting IS free speech

Newbies to podcasting often ask about the "best way" to record a conversation. These days, there are many "best ways." You can check out what I feel are the 11 best distance recording options here.

 
#11・

Episode 11: Non-donors are missing out

Once again, the Podcast Coach, Dave Jackson delivers the goods. A recent episode of his "School of Podcasting" show digs into the uses and power of a good podcast trailer. If you're looking to create one you MUST listen to this first.

 
#10・

Episode 10: Making a great "ask" for donations

Do you need help planning your podcast? From square one?This incredible resource from The Podcast Host is exactly that... a step by step walk-through of the key elements of planning, organizing, and executing on your podcast ideas. But be ready to take your t…

 
#9・

Episode 9: $$ Donations from Listeners $$

If you're curious about the use of popular music in your podcast, you are not alone. This is a common question and one that has lots of answers, depending on who you ask. But this article gives what I consider to be a "safe" approach — because a lawsuit could…

 
#8・

Episode 8: How to Monetize a Niche Podcast

11 ways to monetize a podcastSince this week's editorial is about monetization, why not throw in a few more options, huh? This one from PodInsights is helpful on a number of levels. Check it out and see which of these monetization options fit the place you're…

 
#7・

Episode 7: Seth Godin's marketing tips

Should YOUR podcast be on YouTube?For a very long time media hosts like Libsyn have offered podcasters the ability to push audio episodes straight to YouTube with a still image piece of artwork to lay over the top of the audio. Not the most engaging, but it p…

 
#6・

Episode 6: Share somebody else's listeners

Who is your ideal podcast listener? This week's editorial majors on this point, and you need to be able to figure out your answer to the question accurately to do what is suggested. This episode of "Podcast Coaching with Christine" makes it pretty clear.You c…

 
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Episode 5: Competition is your best ally

Mono files VS Stereo Files: Which should YOU use?Many newbie podcasters miss this issue altogether and by default upload massive stereo files. That's one way... but is it the BEST way? The answer is, "It depends..." This one from the fine folks at The Podcast…

 
#4・

Episode 4: Monetization via Memberships

Podcast Quality Means... what exactly?Podcasting Pioneer Evo Tera opines on this one that a commitment to high quality as a podcasters doesn't necessarily mean the best mic, the best sound baffling in your room, or even the best recording platforms for remote…

 
#3・

Episode 3: The rise of DECENTRALIZED web hosting

Podcast audio quality matters more than you think. - Yeah, yeah, yeah... I know. There are lots of podcasts out there with sizeable audiences and low audio quality. But you can't prove anything by pointing to exceptions. It's safer to look at what's true on a…

 
#2・

Episode 2: MYTH: You have full control of your podcast

by Carey Green, Podawan Editor

 
#1・

Episode 1: Is Spotify Podcasting's "Phantom Menace?"

by Carey Green, Podawan EditorAs an Indie podcaster, you likely appreciate Spotify as an additional distribution channel that actually generates some traffic for you.It's pretty evident that the Spotify pod-o-sphere accounts for a significant amount of podcas…