Is Your Podcast not Getting Found in Google Play?

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If your podcast is listed in Google Play, have you tried searching for it using the keywords that you’ve included in your main description, episode titles, or episode descriptions? And if so, has your show appeared? If not, read on.

I’ve discovered if you don’t place your most important keywords into the first two paragraphs of your podcast description, your show may never get found organically in Google Play! [Read more…]

Dealing With Haters and Bad Reviews on your Podcast

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It happens to the best of us. We’re reading through all the reviews of our podcast filling up on a healthy dose of pride, then we see the one (or more) reviews that stop our heart for a second because of how awful it is.

Example review that isn’t too far from truth:
“This might be the worst show I’ve ever heard. The audio sounds like it’s coming from a tin can and I’ve heard this very same interview on 12 other shows. The host interrupts constantly and just sounds like he’s reading a script. If I hear ‘Wow, that’s powerful’ one more time, I’m going to vomit. I highly recommend you avoid this show and listen to one of the thousand other shows that really do podcasting right.”

OUCH!! [Read more…]

How To See Your iTunes Podcast Reviews From All Over The World in WordPress

If you use WordPress for your website (and why aren’t you, if not?), and would like an easy way to see your podcast’s reviews in iTunes, both locally and internationally, get this plugin:

Here’s a screen shot: [Read more…]