I was looking at the gear you recommend. Unfortunately, the Heil Sound is out of my price range currently. I was looking at the Audio Technica options. I am currently using a Blue Yeti microphone. Do you think the AT options would be an upgrade or am I better off with the one i have? […]
Portable podcasting is easy on iOS with the powerful bossjock app! You can use it as a recorder, as a soundboard, or as a full live-to-drive recording studio on iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad!
If you have a podcast, would you use a Facebook group or would you use a Facebook page? —Javiera, 1133podcast Whether you have a Facebook page or group really depends on what you want to accomplish with it. Facebook pages are great for creating an official presence of your podcast on Facebook. There’s even a […]
There are two answers: For iTunes and other directories—these are usually cached and when everything is working properly, it can take 15 minutes to a few hours for a new episode to show up in the directory listing. For subscribers—with a few exceptions (Stitcher, Google Play, iHeartRadio, and Spotify), when someone subscribers to your podcast […]
iTunes and other podcast apps won’t accept a podcast if the RSS feed isn’t valid. An invalid feed could also prevent your podcast from updating in apps and directories. Here’s how to validate your podcast feed. Copy your podcast feed URL. Paste into CastFeedValidator, Podba.se Podcast Validator, or Feed Validator. Look for errors. Warnings from Feed Validator […]
My friend and I are launching a podcast and we’re planning to launch with three episodes, and we’d love to launch on … [a particular date]. Is it even possible to time launches with approvals? —Kim Trying to perfectly time your publicized launch with your iTunes launch can be stressful. It’s also bad advice that […]
… could I run affiliate ads … in my podcast … and still ask the listeners in the beginning for contributions? —Dennis Yes, but this could be tricky to do well. It really depends on how you promote the affiliate. If you make the affiliate sound like an ad, some listeners will question why they need […]
The best ways I’ve seen to promote affiliates is to make them contextually relevant. Instead of treating the affiliate like an ad, mention an affiliate’s product or service when it makes sense within the context of your content. For example, I share my affiliate code (“noodle”) for Libsyn, Blubrry, and Spreaker when I mention any of […]
I’m relatively new to podcasting and submitted my rss feed to iTunes prior to knowing about FeedBurner. My podcast is currently hosted on SoundCloud and there seems to be no easy way to redirect iTunes to FeedBurner on SoundCloud’s end. Would you have any advice?