Podcasting 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…]
It’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…]
liAfter 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.
If 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…]
This article describes how to use a free program to automatically post your new blog posts to Twitter and Linkedin (note: The program I describe here will also auto-post to Facebook as well, but I haven’t tested that function).
Here are the steps! [Read more…]