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The 5-Step Podcast Interview Process — Book to Record

What if you could do a fantastic podcast interview with fascinating people every time? Following these 5 easy steps, you’ll develop strong creative processes that inspire insightful conversations and the best content. First, what makes a good interview podcast? An iconic interviewer like Oprah Winfrey or a record-breaking podcast from a host like Marc Maron?

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Facebook For Podcasters (Part 1)

As podcasters, any social media strategy we choose to use to help us better connect with our audience is all about OUR unique and individual audience. There are certain podcasts whose audience is primarily voice feedback and emails, others are all about twitter conversations, for others audience engagement is solely

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Twitter For Podcasters

There are tons of podcasters that are currently using Twitter as another way to enhance relationships with existing listeners as well as to extend their reach. In this post we’ll assume that you already know about Twitter and either already have a twitter account or are ready to jump on

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Podcast Clean-Up: Don’t Use That Link!

Do you want to make your downloads count? Are you making sure that you are using all the proper links in as many channels as you can so that they do count? Do you know the proper link to use, when you are sharing your links on your site, Twitter,

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Podcast Clean Up: Have You Edited Your ID3 Tags Today?

Do you know what your ID3 tags are? First let’s just get a quick definition: ID3, according to id3.org means “IDentify an MP3.” Although this definition refers particularly to MP3s (due to it’s origin) it doesn’t pertain specifically to MP3s, in fact there are other audio formats whose ID3 tags

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Connect. Support. Japan.

Our hearts go out to Japan and all those affected by the earthquake and tsunami. Podcasters in Japan! Reach Out! Here at libsyn we host a substantial amount of podcasts that are both in and from Japan. We would love to hear from you. If you happen to produce and

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Business and Film Podcasts Getting Some Well Deserved Publicity

Wanted to showcase some libsyn podcasts that have recently been featured in some high profile blogs! Congratulations! Mashable’s article 3 Success Stories From Creative Small Businesses highlighted two awesome libsyn podcasts: More Hip Than Hippie Ready, Set, Knit USA Today’s PopCandy featured a ton of libsyn podcasters in it’s article

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Beyond the Oscars: Podcast Style

The Oscars are this weekend! I’m sad to say that I have not watched ONE of the nominated films for ANY category. Podcasting working Mamas of toddlers can’t have it all 😉 But we do have podcasts. In lieu of being able to go the movies, or even watch the

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Marketing Your Podcast- Keywords

How would you feel if you walked into your neighborhood grocery store and the isles no longer had descriptions of what was in the isles, and to make it worse, everything was randomly put on the shelves: milk with make-up, flour with vegetables, etc. How in the world would you

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Why Host Your Audio And Video Files On libsyn?

Although there are a few hosting providers that advertise unlimited hosting space and unlimited file transfer, that isn’t really the case. Most general level hosting companies out there do not want you to upload mp3s on their servers. Please take a look at this conversation regarding this very issue between

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Mommy Podcasts: Providing What Money Can’t Buy For Mother’s Day

Community, Communication and Support Even though there are times that as a Mother I want stuff ie. clothes, jewelry, gadgets, etc. what I long for and desire the most as a mother you can’t really buy anywhere. Mothers desire connection Primarily connection with other Mamas. There are times when I feel like I’m the only

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Facebook For Podcasters (Part 1)

As podcasters, any social media strategy we choose to use to help us better connect with our audience is all about OUR unique and individual audience. There are certain podcasts whose audience is primarily voice feedback and emails, others are all about twitter conversations, for others audience engagement is solely within the podcast webpage and

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Wade-O Radio App Featured On The Wall Street Journal…And More!

When rain comes in the form of the Wall Street Journal it pours publicity 😉 This is what happened to Wade Harris as his App Wade-O Radio was featured on the Wall Street Journal. In an article by the Journal titled “App Watch: Getting Religion on the Go” Libsyn Producer DJ Wade-O shares how technology

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Twitter For Podcasters

There are tons of podcasters that are currently using Twitter as another way to enhance relationships with existing listeners as well as to extend their reach. In this post we’ll assume that you already know about Twitter and either already have a twitter account or are ready to jump on board. The following tips are

Read More »

Podcast Clean-Up: Don’t Use That Link!

Do you want to make your downloads count? Are you making sure that you are using all the proper links in as many channels as you can so that they do count? Do you know the proper link to use, when you are sharing your links on your site, Twitter, Facebook, or any other sharing

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Podcast Consultants Showcase Libsyn’s New Premium Web Based Subscription Service

Wizzard Media Launches Web Based Premium Podcast Subscription Service Have you seen the press releases? Just in case you hadn’t, here’s a little summary via Podcasting News: Wizzard Media partnered with online subscription expert MediaPass to offer this new service to its publishers. Integrating MediaPass extends podcasters’ smartphone-based monetization models to the web. The potential

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Podcast Clean Up: Have You Edited Your ID3 Tags Today?

Do you know what your ID3 tags are? First let’s just get a quick definition: ID3, according to id3.org means “IDentify an MP3.” Although this definition refers particularly to MP3s (due to it’s origin) it doesn’t pertain specifically to MP3s, in fact there are other audio formats whose ID3 tags can be edited such as

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Connect. Support. Japan.

Our hearts go out to Japan and all those affected by the earthquake and tsunami. Podcasters in Japan! Reach Out! Here at libsyn we host a substantial amount of podcasts that are both in and from Japan. We would love to hear from you. If you happen to produce and episode or a series of

Read More »

Business and Film Podcasts Getting Some Well Deserved Publicity

Wanted to showcase some libsyn podcasts that have recently been featured in some high profile blogs! Congratulations! Mashable’s article 3 Success Stories From Creative Small Businesses highlighted two awesome libsyn podcasts: More Hip Than Hippie Ready, Set, Knit USA Today’s PopCandy featured a ton of libsyn podcasters in it’s article Pop Podcast Primer: My Top

Read More »

Beyond the Oscars: Podcast Style

The Oscars are this weekend! I’m sad to say that I have not watched ONE of the nominated films for ANY category. Podcasting working Mamas of toddlers can’t have it all 😉 But we do have podcasts. In lieu of being able to go the movies, or even watch the Oscars this weekend why not

Read More »

Podcast Clean-Up: Optimizing Your Podcast Description And About Page

What is your podcast about? iTunes now has hundreds of thousands podcasts available for easy consumption, and upon looking at some of the top rated and most popular podcasts, other than eye-catching artwork there is something they all share: a clear, concise and informative description. This description is not just about iTunes but is carried

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Marketing Your Podcast- Keywords

How would you feel if you walked into your neighborhood grocery store and the isles no longer had descriptions of what was in the isles, and to make it worse, everything was randomly put on the shelves: milk with make-up, flour with vegetables, etc. How in the world would you be able to look for

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