August 1, 2022

On editing podcast episodes at 1x

For the last few years, I’ve edited podcast episodes at around 1.6x the normal playback speed. Over the last few …
June 17, 2022

What are podcast show notes?

The term “show notes” is confusing. Let’s take a closer look at show notes, and how to write ones your listeners will love.

June 16, 2022

It’s easier to record your podcast remotely than in person

Recording in-person podcasts was far more common before the pandemic than it is now. But with the world opening up again, let’s remind ourselves why it’s easier to record remotely.

June 14, 2022

How to make a podcast press kit in Notion

Notion is a knowledge management app, with a generous free tier and flexible features. You can use Notion to build just about anything, and share it with the world. Here’s how you can create a rich and interactive press kit for your podcast, using Notion.

June 13, 2022

Why video is not the future of podcasting

There’s a lot of industry buzz suggesting video is the future of podcasting, and that if you don’t have a video strategy, you can’t succeed. That’s wrong for 99% of podcasts, including yours. Here’s why.

April 11, 2022

One small change in language could mean one giant heap to your listener

Many podcasters are squandering the chance to build meaningful audience connections. Here’s how you can stop holding your listener at arms' length and bring them closer to you, with one small change.

April 4, 2022

What does it cost to make a podcast in 2022?

You can make a podcast for less than the price of a good night out, or a cosy night in.

February 24, 2022

What is Podcasting 2.0, and why is it important?

Podcasting 2.0 is an initiative by one of the co-creators of the podcast medium. It’s trying to help the industry evolve, but not all of it is easy to understand. As a busy creator, here’s what you need to know about Podcasting 2.0.

February 9, 2022

Grow your business with DAI

Dynamic ad insertion (DAI) lets you define points in your audio where timely messages can be placed. If you have a podcast to support your business or cause, there’s never been a better time to investigate DAI.

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