It’s true that it’s cheap to start a podcast. It’s also true that the best podcasters don’t often podcast on the cheap. Getting serious about podcasting means selecting serious podcasting tools and services.
Starting a podcast is easy. But becoming better by following self-serve, learn-at-your-own-pace materials will only get you so far. Sometimes, you need a specialized curriculum to make you a better podcaster.
Where does the serious podcaster go when seeking to up their game? The web is lousy with “how to get started in podcasting” resources. Fortunately, there are also some great next-level resources. Here are five:
Who better to inspire fledgling podcasters than a podcaster at the top of their game! But for seasoned podcasters who want to get better, the value of playing follow the leader can quickly fade.
It doesn’t matter how long your podcast episodes are, so long as you tell a great story. Great storytellers make all podcasting better, and with some work and dedication, you too can join their ranks.
For as DIY-friendly as podcasting is, it’s still a complex web of creation, distribution, and promotion. So it’s no wonder many are looking for shortcuts through the complexity. Only… do they work?
When attending virtual podcast conferences, don't forget to check to make sure you’ve got the time zone correct. Because if you don’t, live events will impact the release of your show. Like… this show.
Good news! It’s easy to start podcasting. Real news! It takes practice and study to become a true professional. Anyone can do it. But few will make the commitment to master the craft. Buck the trend.
Podcasting is a great creative exercise. But with more shows than ever, a smart podcaster finds time to do the less exciting things required to keep their show fresh and attract new listeners.
All just-starting-out podcasters are visionaries, seeing their perfect podcast as something to architect or something to nurture & grow. The best podcasts are often made by a combination of the two.
In 2016, 35M Americans listened to podcasts weekly. In 2021, they’ve grown to 80M. Today I’ll dig into that & other good news podcasting observations from Edison Research’s Infinite Dial 2021 report.
We're in the middle of a pandemic, and yet podcasting conferences are still scheduled. If I am honest, and I try to always be honest, I'm a little conflicted about attending. And I wonder if you are too.
I’m a supporter of podcast conferences, happily spending my hard-earned money to attend several each year. But I’m also skeptical of much of the information provided. Too bad too many podcasters are too gullible.
It'll be weird to attend and not speak at this podcasting conference. But I'm doing it for you! (And me!)
It's a rite of passage for podcasters to attend a big podcasting event. Whether you're a speaker at the event or just an attendee, it's a perfect opportunity for you to help make all of podcasting better. Here are two ways to make the most of your time.
If we're going to make podcasting better, we need to take our message to the masses. Because you’re a working podcaster, you’re the perfect person to do so! Just watch out for these pitfalls when you do.
As a business owner, you know how to make sure your business brand is on point. Here’s how to apply those same techniques to your business-focused podcast.
Sure we want our podcasts to be where listeners are. Well, as long as that makes good business sense for you.
Three steps for bringing a podcast back from the dead. (No, it's not about zombies!)
Triton Digital's Infinite Dial 2018 report is out, and there are lots of great nuggets that show just how much podcasting grew in 2018.
But Evo does have a new weekly newsletter called The End shines a light back on audio fiction shows when they've reached the—or at least a—conclusion. Check it out!
When you're a working podcaster, your education never stops. Learning opportunities happen all the time, both formal and informal. Are you ready to capitalize on them to help you grow as a podcaster?