Want More Listeners? Common Podcasting Mistakes And How To Fix Them

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Podcasting mistakes that you can easily fix

You got your podcast. You want more listeners? Great! Check out these simple ways to optimize your fabulous work so that folks know how awesome you are!

  • Your Podcast Description and About Page Are Your Calling Card

    You know what your podcast is about. Your audience knows your what your podcast is about. What about all those people that could potentially fall in love with your work? You have got to take the time to pimp up your podcast description and about page!

    Let’s take a look at 4 descriptions from iTunes and pull out key factors toward creating the optimal about description for your podcast ==> read more

  • Do It Up With Your Keywords

Keywords are simply an easy way to search for the content that you are looking for, kinda like the signs above the isles in the grocery store.

The internet is basically a giant grocery store. Keywords are the guide with which to get to the content that you are searching for faster. Why not give those searching for the kind of flavor that you provide in your podcast the best way to find it? ==> read more

Everybody loves pictures. I’m sure that you’ve had your attention drawn by them at some point during your day. Images are power. Images, design, color and graphics hold within them the power to convey distinct and compelling information. They have the strength to engage the viewer to step closer to the source or to push away from it.

You may already have decided what you want your artwork to look like. You may have no idea what your artwork should look like. Following will be a few guidelines and important information to both facilitate your decision making process as well as refine your choices ==> read more

ID3 tags are extra information/data contained within your audio beyond the actual audio. The general basic information that you see in the majority of your audio files that we all have seen, particularly in your music library or even simply in your computer files is: the name, author, album, genre and artwork. This makes finding particular songs within your music library a bit easier. It also helps whatever music software you are using sort your audio files in ways that are logical and easy to search.

Why are ID3 Tags Important To Podcasters? ==> read more

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.

Assuming you already know about Twitter and either already have a twitter account or are ready to jump on board. Here are tips specific to podcasters to best use this medium in order to enhance the work you are already doing! ==> read more

How about podcast audience engagement via Facebook as another opportunity to develop deeper relationships with your current audience and perhaps facilitate a wider reach? Let’s delve into Facebook Page basics for a bit.

This in no way means that you MUST have a Facebook Page as a podcaster. This is a uniquely individual decision that matches your workflow and your existing audience engagement Up for it? ==> read more

Hope that helped a bit! How about letting us know how you are growing your audience?

Elsie Escobar

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