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Posts by Rachel Smith

Apple Podcasts Steep Decline and Holiday Hours

Apple Podcasts

This morning podcasters on the Apple Podcasts system got an email from Apple stating that their reporting in their Podcast Analytics service is experiencing a “steep decline” and not congruent with playback numbers. It’s not clear where the reports are coming from, or where the reporting differs from the Podcast Analytics numbers. Podcast Analytics numbers…

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A Harvard Assemblage – SoundEducation.FM Round Up

A Harvard Assemblage

This past weekend, Mark and I got a chance to sponsor and be a part of a very niche event called Sound Education that took place at Harvard. Put on by Zachary Davis, Harvard student, the event was part learning sessions, part festival, each night culminating in a great networking party. Attendees came from all…

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You Want Advertisers – But Are You Ready?

The minute some podcasters turn on the mic for the first time, they are ready to get paid to podcast and want to get that first podcast sponsor. They’re in it to win it, they want to podcast for a living, and they’re willing to do what it takes to make this a full time…

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6 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Own Show

6 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Podcast

Within the last 5 years, I’ve coached hundreds of podcasters and taught even more of them about growing and monetizing their podcast. And in that time, I’ve seen a few mistakes that are made time and time again. Sharing them with you now is my way of saying…..cut it out! Thinking big, reaching out, and…

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Submit Your Podcast to Deezer in 2 Easy Steps

Submitting your podcast to Deezer is super simple and easy to do. As a podcaster, you want to get your podcast seen and heard by as many people as possible – so submitting it to all the places you can is key! We recently wrote a guide on how you can submit your podcast in…

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How Your Podcast Can Make Money Regardless of Your Downloads

There are so many ways you can monetize your podcast without even THINKING about downloads. Rather than looking externally for podcast sponsorship, the power to monetize is in your hands with the methods below. The key to these methods is to think of yourself differently. You aren’t just a podcaster. You’re an audio influencer. Influencers…

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