The Podcast Owner's Manual

How to look after your podcast and yourself

November 10, 2022

9 ways to make podcasting easier

Podcasts often fizzle out, or fail to get started entirely, because the process of putting out regular episodes just feels too hard. Here are 9 ways to bring ease into your podcasting workflow.

November 4, 2022

Automating guest outreach, with a human touch

Wrangling guests for a weekly podcast can be a bureaucratic nightmare. Tools like Calendly, Zapier, and Notion can help keep track of multiple guests, but among all the automation it’s crucial to remember the humans reading the emails.

October 27, 2022

What separates high-traffic podcasts from the rest?

What separates podcasts that get 20,000 downloads per episode from the ones that get 20 downloads per episode? What if it was just about putting one episode in front of the other?

October 7, 2022

What Twitter Podcasts means for thought-leaders and community builders

After Facebook abandoned its attempt, Twitter is the latest to try integrating podcasts into their app. But they’re making some crucial mistakes that prove that really, social media wants nothing to do with podcasting. So if that’s the case, what can we d

September 30, 2022

SquadCast or Riverside: which is the right choice for 2022?

Riverside and SquadCast have been close competitors in the remote recording space. But with SquadCast having shipped a recent apology update, which is the service to use?

September 23, 2022

Captivate’s latest dynamic content improvements

Captivate rolled out a big update to their dynamic content platform this week. Transistor is still my favourite, but they’ve just lost a bit of ground. If you want to mix timely messaging in with your evergreen content, you have two great services to choo

April 8, 2022

What to look for in a podcast editor

Carrie Gillon is on the lookout for a podcast editor.

March 31, 2022

How can I find lots of guests quickly?

Daniel Lynn discusses booking guests at scale

March 3, 2022

How do you make your interviews sound natural?

Nirish Shakya has conversations with guests about human-centred design, and wanted to talk to me about how we can make our conversations sound natural, but also engaging. And how do we let our guests do most of the talking?

February 23, 2022

How to grow a podcast while remaining anonymous

Roger Dixon, Nina Velvet, and Mark talk marketing a sex-positive podcast.