We got a great listener question about podcast merchandise so we are answering it with a high-level perspective based on several of the shows we've worked on. Merchandise can be a great way to market your show through your audience's enthusiasm, but it comes with some costs and liabilities that it … [Read more...] about EP 27 Should I Have Podcast Merchandise?
EP 26 The Myth of Doing It All Yourself
There is a myth in the entrepreneur/solopreneur/influencer world that some people are just superstars who do it all themselves. It's easy to believe this if you only see what people share on social media. But it's simply not true. The myth of doing it all yourself is what kills a lot of podcasts … [Read more...] about EP 26 The Myth of Doing It All Yourself
EP 25 How Podcasters Master Content Marketing
We're talking biz today on the podcast, specifically marketing strategy. If you've heard the term "content marketing" you know that it is considered the very best way to market your brand. Essentially it means that you use your brand's best content (educational information, entertainment, thought … [Read more...] about EP 25 How Podcasters Master Content Marketing
EP 24 The Elements of a Podcast Episode
We're getting geeky today and breaking down each piece of a podcast episode, the order they go in, why each piece is valuable, and why you don't need to include everything you hear on other podcasts. Tiff also explains the different format of a video episode versus audio episode. In this episode … [Read more...] about EP 24 The Elements of a Podcast Episode
EP 23 How Should I Format My Podcast?
It's easy to think of long-form interviews when you think of podcasts. But there are so many more ways to create a great podcast, and interviews may not be the best choice for you. One of the early conversations we have with clients is honing in on the format of a show that plays to their strengths … [Read more...] about EP 23 How Should I Format My Podcast?
EP 22 Reasons to Make the Show YOU Want
We're covering a part of emotional intelligence in this episode that directly relates to your show's success. We've seen time and again that what makes the difference between shows that succeed and those that burn out is how much the host of the show enjoys the process of making their show. That … [Read more...] about EP 22 Reasons to Make the Show YOU Want
EP 21 Tips for Outsourcing Your Podcast Production
One of the most important decisions podcasters need to make once they get ready to launch their show is how to produce it -- specifically, who they are going to hire to handle the day to day parts of editing, marketing, writing, and publishing. Of course you can do it all yourself, but as you can … [Read more...] about EP 21 Tips for Outsourcing Your Podcast Production
EP 11 How to Build a Production Team for Your Podcast
We're answering a listener-submitted question today, and it's a great one! Heather asked us what a podcast production team looks like and how those roles best work together. In this episode Tiff and Christine break down all the roles that a full-scale audio and video podcast needs for successful … [Read more...] about EP 11 How to Build a Production Team for Your Podcast