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About the Author
Dave Jackson has been podcasting since 2005. In 2018 he was inducted into the Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame. He has over 2 Million Downloads. Has helped thousands of podcasters plan, launch and grow their audience. He is part of the Libsyn.com Tech Support Team. He is a Featured and Keynote speaker at events. He is the author of the Book More Podcast Money

Before You Pay to Promote Your Podcast – DO THIS

I was in a Facebook group and someone asked, “What are your tips for getting more listeners to your podcast?” and the very first comment was, “Marketing.. Facebook ads” and while there were other decent suggestions, many of the suggestions were BUYING promotion (Facebook, Google Ads, etc). You need to make sure it resonates with your audience first. 

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Charging Your Guest to Appear On Your Podcast

You’re in a Facebook group and hear that some people are charging guests to be on your show. Really? Supply and Demand The “law” of supply and demand is this: The more demand there is for a product, the more you can charge for it. There are many things that lead and boost demand, and…

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How to Do an “Ask Me Anything (AMA)” Episode

So you want to do a Ask me anything episode today I’ve got the tools and some insights to do it right. Oscar Trimboli asked me, “Hey, do you have anything about doing an Ask me anything sometimes called AMA’s. That type of episode?” Well, there are a couple of things to think of number…

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Why Isn’t Apple Showing All of My Episodes?

This might come into play when you have more than 300 episodes. Apple only displays the last 300 episodes (and we assume you have your feed to show all of your episodes). Think of it Like a Store Front One of my hobbies is music. I remember as a young child going into or walking…

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Do I Need to Add ID3 Tags to My Podcast?

Do ID3 tags boost your SEO and help drive traffic to your website?

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Can You Have TOO MUCH Voice Inflection?

When you are podcasting you are talking to your audience, but you also have to realize there is a bit of “performance” mixed in. This is why you had people like Wolfman Jack and other people who were super high energy. Then you had people like Paul Harvey who had his own style, and really…

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What is a Libsyn Slug?

You’re signing up at Libsyn.com. What is a slug? How is it used? Can I change it later? Today I answer all of those podcasting questions.

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Why Joe Rogan Got Paid

Today I talk about Joe Rogan who just got a guesstimate $100 million dollars to make his show available exclusively on Spotify. Why did they buy Joe? Because he is one of the top (if not THE top podcast). So why is he so popular? Joe has a dialogue with his guest. He allows interesting people…

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Everyone Can’t Be Your Target Audience

The key to a successful podcast is knowing who you are talking to and being courageous enough to know that having a specific person in mind means you may not attract everyone. It’s not about attracting tons of people, it’s about attracting the right people.

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Obsessing Over Apple Podcast Reviews

If you can’t get your audience to leave a review, don’t you feel that is a red flag? If podcast reviews don’t do much for your show, why are you obsessing over them?

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