Podcasting Q&A

Podcasting Q&A

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On Podcasting Q&A, you’ll hear the best tips and strategies to launch, grow, and monetize your podcast. Whether it’s getting more podcast listeners, promoting your podcast on social media, or how to produce high-quality episodes in your editing softwa


How to record multiple people at the same time
Sep 28 • 7 min
Jamie from the The Smash Quiz podcast asks, “What are the best practices for recording multiple hosts for a podcast?”TL;DRRecording a podcast with multiple hosts is a lot of fun. You’re able to lean on one another to create the content, and the fun…
What are the benefits of podcast seasons?
Sep 21 • 5 min
Ethan from the The Young Perspective podcast asks, “What are the benefits of podcast seasons?”TL;DRPodcasting in seasons can make things a lot more manageable. It can relieve the pressure of constantly having to release new episodes and give you some…
How Apple Podcasts Analytics help you understand your audience
Sep 14 • 5 min
Dan from the SkyPilot: Faith Quest podcast asks, “How are the Apple Podcasts analytics helpful?”TL;DRThrough Podcasts Connect, podcasters are able to access additional stats and data points that Apple doesn’t share with podcast hosts like Buzzsprout….
How to make 2020 the best year ever for your podcast
Sep 7 • 4 min
2020 has been a crazy year all around, but there’s still time to take your podcast to the next level and make this your best year yet!The best thing you can do to accelerate your podcast’s growth is sign up for the Podcast Movement Virtual Conference…
How to make a great podcast trailer
Aug 31 • 4 min
Gillian from the Breaking Through Careers podcast asks, “Do you need a podcast trailer? And if so, what should you put in one?”TL;DRA podcast trailer helps you build anticipation for your new show or new season, while also allowing you to submit your…
How to write podcast show notes
Aug 24 • 2 min
Kwame from the Negotiate Anything Podcast asks, “What is the value of show notes?”TL;DRGood show notes allow you to highlight important information for your podcast listeners, link to relevant information, and help your audience take action on the…
How to livestream a podcast recording
Aug 17 • 3 min
Krystal from The Proffitt Podcast asks, “To incorporate video, should I livestream my podcast recordings or use pre-recorded video instead?”TL;DRAdding a video strategy to your podcast is a great way to potentially double the amount of content you…
BONUS - 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started a Podcast
Aug 13 • 12 min
Enjoy this bonus podcast episode where we went back through the Podcasting Q&A and 5 Minute Mondays archives to find the top 10 things we wish we knew before starting a podcast.10 Tips (Check the Chapter Markers for time stamps)Focus on audio…
Podcast Marketing: How to promote your podcast on social media
Aug 10 • 4 min
Sharon from the All God’s Women podcast asks, “How can use social media to introduce audiences to your podcast and encourage them to subscribe, download, and listen to it?”TL;DRSocial media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn can…
3x Tips to Streamline Your Podcast Editing Workflow
Aug 3 • 6 min
Al Pete from the Flowers For The Culture Podcast asks, “Are there any tricks or integrations I should use to decrease the amount of time it takes to edit my podcast?”TL;DRIt’s easy to spend hours upon hours refining and critiquing your podcast to make…
How To Get Your Podcast into the New and Noteworthy
Jul 27 • 6 min
Megan from the Wild Healers podcast asks, “Is it possible for an independent podcast to make it into the Apple New and Noteworthy section?”Special thanks to Kris Emerson, host of the Excel Still More podcast, for sharing his experience getting into the…
What are good stats for a new podcast?
Jul 20 • 3 min
Letty from My Sweet Business with Letty Alvarez asks, “What kind of download stats can you expect with a new podcast?”TL;DRLaunching a new podcast is a lot of work and is something you should celebrate! It’s only natural to want as many people as…
Best Podcast Recording & Editing Software
Jul 13 • 10 min
Norman from Antifool asks, “What is the best way to record someone using a phone for a podcast interview?”TL;DRIn recent years the number of new software options for podcasters has increased quite a bit. Some of them are great for experience podcasters…
How to record phone calls for a podcast
Jul 6 • 4 min
Krystal from The Proffitt Podcast asks, “What is the best way to record someone using a phone for a podcast interview?”TL;DRIt’s not uncommon to have a guest interview lined up where the only microphone that person has access to is the one on their…
Podcast Marketing: Getting your guests to promote your episode
Jun 29 • 4 min
Bill from Happy Valley Hustle asks, “How do you get your guests to consistently promote their podcast episodes?”TL;DRHaving guests on your podcast is one of our favorite marketing strategies. They have a great time sharing their expertise and, if…
Podcast Promotion: How do I get my podcast in front of more people?
Jun 22 • 7 min
Jonathan from Halfwits & Failed Crits asks, “How do you promote a podcast?”TL;DROne thing most podcasters don’t realize is how much work it takes to grow your audience and find new listeners. Podcast marketing and promotion often take as much time…
Podcast Networks: Are they valuable? When should you start or join one?
Jun 15 • 5 min
Jonathan from Halfwits & Failed Crits asks, “My question is about podcast networks. When should you start one, join one, or should you avoid them?”TL;DRMany of today’s most popular podcasts are a part of podcast networks. These networks pool…
How to create a podcast intro your listeners will love
Jun 8 • 7 min
Kwame from Negotiate Anything asks, “What are some things we should keep in mind when it comes to doing an introduction?”TL;DRA well-produced podcast intro can increase the quality of your podcast, retain new listeners, and serve as a launching point…
Podcast Reviews: How do I get more reviews? And how can I see them?
Jun 1 • 4 min
Klaas from the RPG Heroes asks, “Do I need a custom website for my podcast?”TL;DRWhile many podcasters are under the impression that getting more reviews in Apple Podcasts leads to a higher position on the podcast charts (or even inclusion in the New…
Podcast Websites: Do I need to create one for my podcast?
May 25 • 5 min
Brad from the Gay Mystery Podcast asks, “Do I need a custom website for my podcast?”TL;DRPodcast websites have three main benefits. First, building a custom website frees you from the restrictions that the website your podcast host provides for you…
Podcast SEO: How to grow your podcast with SEO
May 18 • 8 min
Krystal from The Proffitt Podcast asks, “What’s the most important information to look at when you’re deciding on keywords for podcast SEO?”TL;DRSearch Engine Optimization (also known as SEO) is the practice of tailoring your online content in a way…
How long should your podcast episode be?
May 11 • 4 min
Brandon from Digital Marketing Tool Talk asks, “What is the ideal length for a podcast episode?”TL;DROne of the great things about podcasting is that there are so few rules regarding what makes a great podcast. There are some podcasts that have episodes…
What makes a successful podcast?
May 4 • 5 min
Kylie from Halfwit History asks, “What makes a successful podcast?”TL;DRHow you choose to define success is up to you. There’s no right or wrong answer, but having a clear sense of purpose for your podcast will help you stay focused on the right metrics…
Why we used 99designs for our new podcast artwork
Apr 27 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, we’ll share our top recommendations for podcast artwork and royalty-free music.Get $20 off any design contest at 99designs.com/BuzzsproutRoyalty-Free MusicSoundstripeAudioblocksEpidemic SoundRecord your podcasting question at…
Introducing Podcasting Q&A
Apr 20 • 7 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, you’ll learn all the details about the show that’s replacing this one, Podcasting Q&A.Record your podcasting question at Speakpipe.com/Buzzsprout to be featured on a future episode.Need some help with your podcast? Join…
How to change your podcast without losing any listeners (HINT: We’re doing it!)
Apr 13 • 5 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, you’ll learn whether you should rebrand your podcast or start a new one.Record your podcasting question at Speakpipe.com/Buzzsprout to be featured on a future episode.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout…
How to record a podcast with your phone
Apr 6 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, you’ll learn how to record and edit podcast episodes using just your phone.Record your podcasting question at Speakpipe.com/Buzzsprout to be featured on a future episode.Microphones:RODE smartLav+ Kit for iPhonesRODE smartLav+…
How the coronavirus is impacting podcast downloads
Mar 30 • 5 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, we’ll talk about the impact that the coronavirus is having on podcast listening around the world.Record your podcasting question at Speakpipe.com/Buzzsprout to be featured on a future episode.Need some help with your podcast?…
Best online courses for podcasters
Mar 23 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, you’ll learn why an online course may be the key to your podcast’s next breakthrough.Courses we recommend:Gimlet AcademyHow to Start a PodcastAmp’d Up PodcastingPodcast Production CourseFill out this short questionnaire to…
Should you use Podcorn to monetize your podcast?
Mar 16 • 5 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, we’ll cover the pros and cons of using Podcorn to monetize your podcast.Learn more about Podcorn for podcasters.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future episode.Need some help with your…
How to nail your long distance interview recordings
Mar 9 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, you’ll learn how to nail your remote interview recordings.Watch our Auphonic Tutorial for Podcasters to see if it will help your workflow.If you’re looking for a plugin to help remove reverb in your recordings, consider the…
Should you translate your podcast to grow your audience?
Mar 2 • 3 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, I’ll discuss whether or not it makes sense to translate your podcast to grow your audience.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future episode.Need some help with your podcast? Join the…
How to incorporate multiple episode formats into your podcast feed
Feb 24 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, you’ll learn how to incorporate multiple episode formats into a single podcast.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future episode.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast…
How to use Listener Locations to your advantage
Feb 17 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, you’ll learn how to use your Listener Locations data to tailor your podcast for your audience.Check out our in-depth tutorial on the Buzzsprout Advanced Podcast Statistics on YouTube.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit…
Which podcast apps do your listeners prefer?
Feb 10 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, you’ll learn how to tell which apps your listeners prefer and why that’s important.Check out our in-depth tutorial on the Buzzsprout Advanced Podcast Statistics on YouTube and our Overcast Ads Video.Fill out this short…
How to tell if your podcast is growing
Feb 3 • 5 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, you’ll learn how to tell if your podcast is growing.Check out our in-depth tutorial on the Buzzsprout Advanced Podcast Statistics on YouTube.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future…
Is it best to use theme music in your podcast intro?
Jan 27 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, you’ll learn how to properly incorporate music into your podcast episodes.Check out our blog featuring 9 places to get free music for your podcast.Places to purchase royalty-free music:Audio JungleSoundstripeFill out this…
When should you upgrade your audio editing software?
Jan 20 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, we’ll explain when it’s finally time to splurge on some pro audio editing software.Software we recommend:Hindenburg Journalist ProAdobe AuditionLogic Pro XFill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a…
How to pull off a “podcast episode swap” to grow your audience
Jan 13 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, we’ll dive into a relatively untapped marketing strategy that could pay big dividends for your podcast.Learn more about how to do a podcast episode swap.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a…
5 Tips to Avoid “Podfading” in 2020
Jan 6 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, we’ll cover five strategies that will help you stay motivated and make 2020 the best year ever for your podcast.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future episode.Need some help with your…
How long SHOULD it take you to make a podcast episode?
Dec 30, 2019 • 5 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, you’ll learn approximately how long it SHOULD be taking you to record, edit, and upload a podcast episode.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future episode.Need some help with your podcast?…
5 Unique Podcast Segment Ideas
Dec 23, 2019 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, we’ll cover five podcast segments you can insert into future podcast episodes.Check out our blog post with 18 Unique Podcast Segment Ideas.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future…
Should you script your podcast episodes?
Dec 16, 2019 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, we’ll discuss whether or not you should script your podcast episodes.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future episode.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community…
Should you join a podcast network?
Dec 9, 2019 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, we’ll cover the pros and cons of joining a podcast network.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future episode.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on…
What is dynamic ad insertion?
Dec 2, 2019 • 4 min
Today on 5 Minute Mondays, you’ll learn about dynamic ad insertion and how it can (potentially) help your podcast.Platforms that offer DAI:Art19MidrollMegaphoneCheck out our new blog podcast: How to Make Money Podcasting.Fill out this short…
How to make money with coaching and consulting
Nov 25, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, you’ll learn how to package your knowledge and expertise into a coaching program or consulting serviceCheck out our new blog podcast: How to Make Money Podcasting.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a…
How to create and sell podcast merch
Nov 18, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, you’ll learn how to create and sell podcast merch without turning your garage into a warehouse.Here’s a helpful guide that explains how Print-On-Demand services work -…
Create info products to sell to your podcast listeners
Nov 11, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, you’ll learn how to create and sell information products that your listeners will love.Online Course Platforms:TeachableThinkificPodiaPick up “Published” by Chandler Bolt to learn how to write your first book.Check out our new blog…
Monetize your podcast with Patreon and PayPal
Nov 4, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, you’ll learn how your listeners can directly support your podcast.Check out our new blog podcast: How to Make Money Podcasting.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future episode.Need some help with your…
Affiliate Marketing 101
Oct 28, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, you’ll learn how to make money by promoting someone else’s products.Learn more about the Buzzsprout Affiliate Marketplace in this recent blog post.Check out our new blog podcast: How to Make Money Podcasting.Fill out this short…
How to get podcast sponsors
Oct 21, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, you’ll learn how to find and secure sponsors for your podcast.Check out our new blog podcast: How to Make Money Podcasting.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future episode.Need some help with your…
Making money with host-read ads
Oct 14, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, you’ll learn about the most well-known podcast monetization strategy - the host-read ad.Check out our new blog podcast: How to Make Money Podcasting.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future…
How to choose the right podcast monetization strategy
Oct 7, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, you’ll learn how to decide which monetization strategy is best for your podcasting goals.Check out our new blog podcast: How to Make Money Podcasting.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future…
Why you MUST record each person on their own track
Sep 30, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, Travis explains why you absolutely must record each person to their own track (and how to do it).Gear we recommend for multitrack recording:Scarlett 2i2Zoom H4n ProZoom H6Rodecaster ProRead our Podcast Accessories Guide to find even…
Loudness Normalization for Podcasters
Sep 23, 2019 • 3 min
In this episode, you’ll learn how to set your podcast episodes to the perfect volume using loudness normalization.Loudness Target Guidelines:Mono Audio Files: -19 LUFSStereo Audio Files: -16 LUFSCheck out our Auphonic guide for podcasters.Fill out this…
Audio Leveling 101
Sep 16, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, you’ll learn how to level your audio so you don’t blow out your listeners’ eardrums.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future episode.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast…
Audio Clipping explained (and how to fix it!)
Sep 9, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, you’ll learn what clipping is and how to keep it from destroying your podcast episodes.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future episode.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast…
How to name your podcast
Sep 2, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, Travis teaches you how to come up with the perfect name for your podcast.Fill out this short questionnaire to submit a question or topic for a future episode.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on…
Don’t waste money on FB ads. Spend it here instead!
Aug 26, 2019 • 4 min
This is Week 5 of a 5-week miniseries to help you grow your podcast and get more listeners.In this episode, Travis explains why Overcast ads are his go-to paid promotion strategy.Learn more about running ads on Overcast by visiting overcast.fm/adsFill…
Pat Flynn’s “Ninja” marketing strategy
Aug 19, 2019 • 4 min
This is Week 4 of a 5-week miniseries to help you grow your podcast and get more listeners.In this episode, Travis teaches you why you should feature Facebook Group admins on your podcast.Read Pat Flynn’s full blog post at smartpassiveincome.comFill out…
The #1 free marketing strategy for podcasters
Aug 12, 2019 • 4 min
This is Week 3 of a 5-week miniseries to help you grow your podcast and get more listeners.In this episode, Travis teaches you the top, free marketing strategy that is working for podcasters right now.Read How to Get Booked on Podcasts on the Buzzsprout…
How to reduce churn and STOP losing listeners
Aug 5, 2019 • 4 min
This is Week 2 of our 5-week miniseries focused on helping you grow your podcast and get more listeners.In this episode, Travis teaches you how to reduce churn so when new people discover your podcast they become longterm listeners.Fill out this short…
Go from an “amateur” to a “pro” podcast in 3 steps
Jul 29, 2019 • 4 min
This week we’re kicking off a 5-week miniseries to help you grow your podcast and get more listeners.In this episode, Travis tells you the 3 things you have to do to go from “amateur” to “pro” podcaster.Stuff mentioned in this…
What does success look like for a new podcast?
Jul 22, 2019 • 4 min
Mandee asked “How do you know when your new podcast is a success? How many listeners/downloads should I expect in my first week to know if I’m doing what I should be doing?”In this episode, I’ll ask you three questions to help you discover what success…
What do you do with a bad interview or guest?
Jul 15, 2019 • 4 min
What do you do if you find yourself not liking the guest you’ve asked to be on your show? How do you decide not to use the interview without offending the person?In this episode, I’ll teach you how to break the news in a way that minimizes conflict and…
How to get clean audio from almost any microphone
Jul 8, 2019 • 4 min
Unless you know how to use proper mic technique, that new $400 microphone isn’t going to do you any good.In this episode, we’ll teach you the four (plus one bonus) techniques you can utilize to get high-quality audio out of almost any microphone.Need…
Best online podcast communities
Jul 1, 2019 • 4 min
The best place to get high-quality answers for your podcast-related questions is in an online podcast community.In this episode, we’ll break down four communities we believe every podcaster should be a part of.Links to the podcast…
Breaking down the changes to Apple Podcasts
Jun 24, 2019 • 4 min
Apple recently sent an email to every podcaster on their platform letting them know about some changes that are coming in the near future.In this episode, we’ll break down the three big pieces of news and how it affects you as a podcaster.Need some help…
How to make a “lead magnet” for your podcast email list
Jun 17, 2019 • 4 min
Once you sign up for an email service provider, you need a strategy that will incentivize your audience to sign up for your list.In this episode, we’ll give you three lead magnet ideas you can create for your new podcast email newsletter.Need some help…
Why your podcast needs an email list
Jun 10, 2019 • 4 min
What’s the best strategy for connecting with your audience and scaling your podcast?In this episode, we’ll give you three reasons why email beats social media every time.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook…
Podcast show notes best practices
Jun 3, 2019 • 4 min
What should you include in your podcast episode description? How much information do you need to include? How do your show notes compliment your podcast episodes?In this episode, we’ll give you two things to avoid and two things to consider when putting…
Should you put your podcast on YouTube?
May 27, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, Travis explains the pros and cons of uploading videos for your podcast on YouTube.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook to get the help you need from podcasters just like you.
How to rebrand your podcast
May 20, 2019 • 4 min
Are you thinking of changing the name of your podcast and taking it in a different direction? In this episode, Travis helps you decide if rebranding is right for you and how to do it without losing your subscribers.Need some help with your podcast? Join…
Why your podcast needs a website
May 13, 2019 • 4 min
It’s really important that you have a single place that you can send literally anyone to learn more about your podcast and subscribe on the app of their choice. In this episode, Travis explains why your website is the “home base” of your podcast and…
How to promote your podcast on social media
May 6, 2019 • 4 min
What’s the best way to promote your podcast using social media? In this episode, Travis explains how to create content that people will feel inspired and motivated to share with their friends.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast…
How to take a break without losing subscribers
Apr 29, 2019 • 4 min
Podcasting is a lot of work and you’ll reach a point where you just need to step away for a while. But how do you do that without losing the momentum that you’ve built? In this episode, I’ll teach you how to use seasons so you take planned breaks from…
When is it time to upgrade your microphone?
Apr 22, 2019 • 4 min
When should you pull the trigger and invest in some nicer podcast gear? Answer: when your current setup is holding you back.Microphones mentioned in this episode:Rode ProcasterHeil PR40Shure SM7B (+Cloudlifter)Need some help with your podcast? Join the…
Best practices for uploading to Buzzsprout
Apr 15, 2019 • 4 min
What’s the best method for uploading a new podcast episode into Buzzsprout? What fields should you spend more of your time on? In this episode, Travis dives into the most effective way to upload each episode.Need some help with your podcast? Join the…
XLR or USB?
Apr 8, 2019 • 4 min
Should you use a USB microphone or an XLR microphone? It depends… In this episode, Travis explains the pros and cons to each microphone and which one is best for you.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook…
How to make “clickable” episode titles
Apr 1, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, Travis explains how to make your episodes irresistible to both subscribers and casual passers-by.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook to get the help you need from podcasters just like you.
Where to find music for your podcast
Mar 25, 2019 • 4 min
Where do you find high-quality music that you can use in your podcast without the risk of being sued? In this episode, Travis breaks down what “royalty-free” music is and where you can find it.Websites mentioned:SoundCloudAudioJungleSoundstripeNeed some…
Should you use dynamic ad insertion?
Mar 18, 2019 • 4 min
Dynamic ads promise to make monetization easy for smaller creators, but is it the right choice for your podcast? In this episode, Travis breaks down the pros and cons of dynamic ads.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community…
Make sure you’re in these 5 podcast directories
Mar 11, 2019 • 4 min
You want it to be “stupid easy” for someone to find and listen to your podcast. In this episode, Travis walks through the 5 directories every podcaster needs to submit their podcast to.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast…
Stop looking at your download numbers
Mar 4, 2019 • 4 min
The only thing more exciting than launching your podcast is watching your download numbers grow over time. But if you’re looking to your stats to validate that your podcast is a success, you’ll be continually discouraged.Need some help with your…
Use Auphonic to polish your audio
Feb 25, 2019 • 4 min
Auphonic is an online software tool that gives you pro-level audio processing with the click of a button.Try out Auphonic for free.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook to get the help you need from…
How to prep your podcast guests
Feb 18, 2019 • 4 min
The difference between a great interview and a mediocre one comes down to how comfortable your guest feels. In this episode, Travis shares 3 strategies to help your guests trust you with their stories.Need some help with your podcast? Join the…
Make custom audiograms for FREE!
Feb 11, 2019 • 4 min
With Headliner, you can create custom audiograms using your podcast audio and share them on social media. Did we mention it’s free?Check out Headliner.app and get started.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on…
How to find high-quality guests
Feb 4, 2019 • 4 min
What are the most effective strategies for landing high-quality guests on your podcast? In this episode, Travis outlines three of his favorite strategies.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook to get the help…
Our favorite microphone for podcasting
Jan 28, 2019 • 4 min
You don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars to get professional sound quality, just grab our favorite microphone and you’re good to go!Check out our recommended microphonesAudio-Technica ATR2100Samson Q2U (if outside the US and Canada)Need some help…
Best online interview solutions
Jan 21, 2019 • 4 min
In this episode, Travis breaks down the two online interview solutions that we recommend for podcasters.Check out our recommended solutionsZoomZencastrNeed some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook to get the help…
How to make great podcast artwork
Jan 14, 2019 • 4 min
When potential listeners are scrolling through their podcast app first impressions are everything! Make sure your podcast artwork isn’t holding you back.Get High-Quality Podcast ArtworkCanvaFiverr99 DesignsNeed some help with your podcast? Join the…
The magic of podcast Facebook groups
Jan 7, 2019 • 4 min
Have you ever wanted to interact with the people that listen to your podcast? With Facebook groups, you can!Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook to get the help you need from podcasters just like you.
New Year’s resolutions for podcasters
Dec 31, 2018 • 4 min
Every January people take up new resolutions to improve their life in some way. Today we’ll talk about three resolutions you can make that will grow your podcast and help you reach your goals.Watch the Buzzsprout webinar - “10 Tips to Grow Your Podcast…
Why you should make a Xmas episode
Dec 24, 2018 • 4 min
One of the smartest (and easiest) ways to come up with relevant episode topics is to figure out what dates, events, or holidays matter to your audience and create timely content around them.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast…
Get superior audio quality in your home
Dec 17, 2018 • 4 min
How do you get that professional studio sound quality in the convenience of your own home? Choose a recording space with lots of clutter.Need some help with your podcast? Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook to get the help you need from…