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Creating 10 Magic Words
In Monday's School of Podcasting, I have Eric Nuzum who is the author of Make Noise A Creators Guide to[...]
Your Podcast Description – Who and What
When you are making your podcast description you need to keep two things in mind: Who is it for? Is[...]
Getting Past “Nobody Will Listen To Me” with Your Podcast
I was amazed by a performance Demi Lovato at the Grammy's. It shows that your audience wants you to succeed.[...]
How Long Does it Take to Grow Your Podcast Audience
I can handle this topic a couple of different ways. I could tell you what you want to hear and[...]
A Free Strategy to Help You Get a Clear Picture Of Your Podcast Audience
I'm reading the book Make Noise A Creator's Guide to Podcasting and Great Audio Storytelling and in the book author[...]
Why You NEED to Know Your Audience
I have an extreme situation. My neighbor's mother died today. She was 96 and it wasn't a surprise. Still, as[...]
I'm Nervous About Trying Something New
You are thinking of changing the format or going "outside the box" of your typical topics, and you're nervous. While[...]
Tips on Live Streaming
I do a show every Saturday at 10:30 AM ET at www.askthepodcastcoach.com/live It's the same time every week so my[...]
Creating Crowdfunding Rewards
If you're working on crowdfunding, you have to position your rewards in a way so that they are a reward[...]
How to Make 60,000 a Year Using Patreon
From the Patreon website, you can expect 5% of your audience to join your crowdfunding campaign. The average patronage is[...]
Getting Your Content Should Be Simple
I had someone ask me about publishing a "preview" of a show and then putting the "full" version of the[...]
I Want To Start Multiple Podcasts
Podcasts are a lot like children. They take up a lot of time. They're kind of expensive and you learn[...]
Getting Your Podcast Guests to Share Your Show
You notice that none of your quests that you interview on your podcast are sharing their interview. There is a[...]
Ask the Question and Shut Up
In the previous episode, we talk about the importance of listening, to take this one more level deeper in this[...]
The Key to a Good Podcast Interview
It's not the size of the guest that brings value, its the size of the value that makes the guest.[...]
Podcast Booking Resources
You are looking for places to be interviewed, or you're looking for guests for your show. Today we talk about[...]
How to Be the Best Podcast Guest
When you get booked to be on a show your goals is to understand the goal of the show, and[...]
How to Get Booked on Podcasts as a Guest
Here is what people do to me: Hello (no name), I love your show (which one I have several). Here are[...]
How to Record Interviews For Your Podcast?
Avoid The Phone if Possible Unless it is your only option, you want to avoid using an actual phone line[...]
Putting Your Podcast on Hiatus
In the last episode, I mentioned how you shouldn't take a break. With this in mind, I realize that "life[...]
Should I Take a Holiday Break with My Podcast?
There are holidays throughout the year especially towards the end of the year. Some questions you might ask is: Is[...]
Get Your Podcast on Amazon For Free
Smart speakers are getting more and more popular, but for the most part podcast listening is not the MAIN thing[...]
The Courage to Press Record
You have everything you need (name, equipment, etc) and still can't press record. Today I've got some steps to help[...]
The Worst Way To Start Your Podcast II
When people find your show and like it they will download a lot of your old episodes. I did this[...]
The Worst Way To Start Your Episodes
I found a show name Speak Up Story Telling by Matthew Dicks. I love it. Do you know what I[...]
Bloggers, YouTubers – Repurpose Your Content!
I get confused when I meet bloggers who have great content but don't want to take the exact same information[...]
Is It Too Late to Start a Podcast?
When people hear I've been podcasting since 2005 they might think they missed the boat. They might think that it's[...]
Your Podcast is A Recipe Not a Statue
  There are times when we can overthink things. You always want to do your best and get input from[...]
Know Your Equipment
If you look at other people in entertainment:MusiciansActorsAthletesThey all have some sort of "pre-seasons, or "Dress Rehearsal" to work out[...]
How to Measure Podcast Growth via Downloads
As a support person for a podcasting company (Libsyn.com) I have people contact me who are looking at their daily,[...]
The Most Successful Podcasts Do This With Their Co-Hosts
The best way to have a podcast with multiple people is to get all the cards on the table when[...]
Tips on Choosing a Podcast Co-Host
You may think that your best friend is the obvious choice to be a co-host. However, what if you both[...]
What Link Should I Use to Promote My Podcast
Promoting Your Podcast on Social Media So you want to share to the world that your podcast episode is out[...]
Is it better to do a webinar or a podcast?
I get this question from people this can often stall your efforts. You have a message and you want to[...]
Top Podcast Directories
I'm often confused by this question, someone will come up to me and say, Hey, Dave, there are these different[...]
How Do I Change My Podcast Name and Rebrand My Show
Back on episode 13 I talked about how to choose a name. Today we talk about what happens if you[...]
How To Grow Your Podcast
How Do I Get More Downloads For My Podcast? This is the question I get all the time. People want[...]
What Pages Do You Need On Your Podcast Website?
When it comes to your podcast website ou don't need to overthink your website. The pages you NEED are About[...]
Do I Need a Website for My Podcast?
Why You Need a Podcast Website If you want your audience to take any kind of action, then you need[...]
Money First Leads To Finishing Last
I work for Libsyn.com ( the oldest, largest podcast media hosting company - get a free month using the coupon[...]
Naming Your Podcast Can Triple Your Numbers
Having the right name for your show can boost your downloads. People try to get cute and use inside jokes[...]
What Makes a Good Podcast?
I see this question in different places. My show is getting X amount of downloads is that good? What Makes[...]
9 Strategies to Help You Get on Other Podcasts
As a podcast, there are a few strategies to grow your audience. One is to be interviewed on another podcast. Why[...]
Don't Start Podcasting Yet
Some people think I make these up, but this is straight from a Facebook Group Hi everyone I’m not yet[...]
Understanding Podcast Syndication
One thing that I see confuse more new podcasters is RSS and syndication. Let's say you are a radio station and[...]
How Do I Pick My Podcast Topic?
If you're having a hard time picking your podcast topic, don't move forward with equipment until you figure out your[...]
What Podcast Media Host Should I Use?
When it comes to creating a podcast you need to use a podcast media host. A web host may advertise[...]
I Hate the Sound of My Own Voice!
I have had had many people tell me I hate the sound of my own voice! This is natural as[...]
Starter Podcast Microphones
When it comes to starting a microphone you don't need to spend hundreds of dollars on a single microphone. Some[...]
The ONE Question EVERY Podcaster Needs To Answer
The one question you need to answer when starting a podcast is WHAT are you going to give up. EVERYONE[...]
Why Should I Start a Podcast
Have you ever wondered if you should start a podcast? I've asked my audience and clients this question, "Because of[...]
How Long Should My Podcast Be?
People ask me, "How Long Should My Podcast Be?" What is the ideal podcast length? For a while, everyone wanted[...]
Podcasting For People Who Are Afraid of Technology
You might be thinking, "Technology and I are not friends." I hear this all of the time from clients, "But[...]