Taking Care of the Tech

It’s Time to Rethink Your About Page

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In part one of our series, we talked about how landing pages can help your podcast grow by featuring specific programs and offerings. In this next part of the series, we're talking about a page that most websites have, but few podcasters spend the time working on successful about pages. What is an about page?…

How a Landing Page Can Help Your Podcast

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There is a lot of business advice for podcasters throughout the internet. Do a Google search, and you'll find tons of information designed for podcasters who are using their podcast as a business tool. Some will use the podcast as a way to grow an email list to sell to directly. Others will sell products,…

You Might Not Be Ready To Start a Podcast

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"I want to start a podcast," is usually music to my ears. It means I get to have another person in my life who I can talk about this incredible medium with to geek out over things like downloads, reviews, and conferences like Podcast Movement. Yes, I love helping a rookie podcaster if they are…

Highlights from Podfest 2017

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I love getting together with podcasters and this past week I got to spend three days with some incredible podcasters at the 3rd annual Podfest Multimedia Expo in Orlando, Florida. This conference focuses on the independent podcaster and content creator, and the sessions ranged from audience building to multimedia platform building. Podfest started as a locally…

The Case Against Focusing on Podcast Downloads

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There is an epidemic in podcasting, and it's been around since I started a few years ago. The need to talk about downloads. I'm talking a consistent, mind-numbing conversation about one metric only in the podcasting space. Every to do with downloads including: How to increase downloads. Why downloads matter. All the reasons that downloads…

10 Steps to Your Perfect Lead Magnet Opt-In

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If you've been in the online business space long enough you know what the word opt-in means and what it's designed to do - grow that email list. The email list is the Holy Grail of online business and brand building. And if you're planning on starting a podcast and growing a podcast then you're…

Why We’re Excited About Podfest

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Podfest Multimedia Expo is quickly approaching, and we know a lot of our Podcast Websites members are planning on making the trek to Orlando, Florida for three days of podcast and multimedia education. Conferences are always an amazing way to connect with other podcasters. We highly recommend that you try to attend at least one…

11 Ways Girl Scout Cookies Will Make You a Better Podcaster

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You might have read this headline and thought "Is Podcast Websites really using click-bait?" Nope, I truly believe that there are a ton of things that podcasters can use that we teach in the Girl Scout Cookie program. For 100 years, Girl Scouts have been selling their delicious cookies to help raise funds but also…

9 Lessons That Any Podcaster Can Learn from the 2016 Podcast Websites Academy

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One of the best things about Podcast Websites is that we invest time into our members' podcast development. The Podcast Websites Academy is a division of Podcast Websites where our paid members get access to exclusive information to help them grow their podcasts. Each month we invite individuals from podcasting and marketing communities to share…

9 Podcasting Trends You Should Notice in 2017

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Every year digital marketing experts try to determine trends to look for during the upcoming year. At Podcast Websites, we're no different. We've taken a look at some of the things that have emerged in 2016 and will continue to thrive in 2017. Taking a look at upcoming trends is an amazing way to start…