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February 8, 2022

What to do if you hate the way you sound on mic

Are you starting a podcast, or planning to be a guest on someone else’s? Are you worried about how you might come across? You’re in the right place.

January 26, 2022

How to plan a whole year of podcast content in a day

Planning what to talk about on a podcast can be difficult at the best of times. But once you’re in the record-release cycle, how can you make time for new ideas? Here’s how you can avoid hitting Record without a plan.

January 20, 2022

Test out your new podcast idea with a WhatsApp group

Got a podcast idea and an audience, but not ready to commit or go public? Here’s how you can use WhatsApp to create a private listening group to test the water

January 13, 2022

Make a PACT to chart your podcast growth

Business OGs teach SMART goals, which are fine for a sprint. Podcasting isn’t a footrace – it’s more like running to keep fit. It’s time to rethink our goals and shape them for the long run.

January 6, 2022

Who gave you permission to make a podcast?

Imposter syndrome and a need for perfection stop many of us from telling our stories in public. Now’s a perfect time to show your inner critic the door.

January 5, 2022

Why “how do I grow my podcast” is the wrong question

The #1 question every new podcaster asks is “how can I grow my podcast?”. The answers are great – it’s the question that’s wrong.

December 22, 2021

The best podcasting tips of 2021

As we wind down for the year, let’s take a moment to look back on some of the best advice podcasters and other creatives have given us in 2021.

November 17, 2021

How to get guests for your podcast

Guests add variety and let you find new perspectives to explore. You may have a wish list of guests you'd love to have on your show, so how can you bag the best ones?

September 14, 2021

How to evaluate your first podcast season

Whether you’ve made 6, 12, or 36 episodes in your first season, or you’ve just decided to take a break, now’s the perfect time to look back, see what’s worked and what hasn’t, and think about the next season… if you want to make one.

August 11, 2021

Why your podcast needs a website

The BBC used to wipe its tapes so that they could be reused. We lost countless hours of classic TV and radio to that practice, and if you don't have a website, you're risking the same for your podcast.

August 5, 2021

How do you get your show into Apple Podcasts and Spotify?

So you've slaved over your first episode. You're really proud of it. And you're ready for the world to hear it. How on earth do you get it out there?

July 28, 2021

Plan your episode now to avoid editing later

If you prep and plan your episodes in advance, you'll cut your editing time down dramatically.