When Podcasting Isn’t Making the Money, Maybe The Webinar Will!

As a podcaster, you know that podcasting is typically not an income generator. It can be a great funnel to generate income through consulting, products, and even sponsorships. But podcasting itself? Unless you’re hired by a company to be a podcaster, you’ll probably be doing it for free.

As your podcast grows however, you become more credible and people will want to connect with you in other ways. They may even want you to offer a product so they can get more of what you teach. You’ll have more opportunities to make more intimate connections and quite possibly provide those same people with something they really need. [Read more…]

How Do I Promote My Podcast Without Breaking the Bank?

promote podcast before podfades market make money podcastingPodcasting is a marketing channel in itself. When you create a new show and provide the RSS feed to iTunes, you should appear in the iTunes New and Noteworthy section. This is like the front page of the podcast world and may be the most exposure you’ll ever receive for your show. [Read more…]

Google Play Music Now Does Podcasts… Tell Them You Have a Show!

android podcastsIt’s official, Google Play Music has announced that it will now include podcasts in its lineup of things to listen to. According to the Official Android Blog, “…we plan to start offering podcasts on Google Play Music, giving podcasters access to millions of new listeners on Android phones and tablets.”

Sound good? [Read more…]

Speed Up Your Podcast Release Steps with Evernote Checkboxes and Hyperlinks!

lievernote checklist todo podcast releaseAfter you create an episode for your podcast, the next step is to edit it, produce it, tag it, upload it to a media host, post links to it in social media, and sometimes a lot more. A checklist is highly valuable to make sure you don’t miss a step, and will save you some brain function on those late nights when you’re running up against the clock.

I’ve been using Evernote for my podcast release checklist for a while now. Here’s why: [Read more…]

The Easy Way to Copy Your iTunes Podcast Reviews

itunes reviews podcastIf you’ve ever wanted to copy those amazing podcast reviews from iTunes to paste into your own website, but were discouraged to find out that the iTunes’ interface doesn’t allow text selection or highlighting of any sort, here’s one method I found to do it (note: This method seems to only work with the latest 50 reviews)

PS: In order for this to work, your show needs to be listed on podbay.fm. If your show is already listed in iTunes, it is most likely listed in podbay.fm as well. 

Here are the steps: [Read more…]