Mark Steadman 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.

Mark Steadman September 9, 2021

How to embed audio from Anchor.fm on your WordPress.com blog

In lieu of a sane way to embed an Anchor.fm audio player into your WordPress.com-hosted blog, here's a solution that gives you something your listeners can hear.

Mark Steadman August 31, 2021

To the companies currently spamming podcasters: an open letter

A polite response to startup founders who want to save time and money on marketing by scraping email addresses from podcast feeds, and a list of culprits who won't stop.

Mark Steadman August 6, 2021

Podcast Movement takeaways for busy podcasters

However much you love your podcast, you're a busy person and you've got stuff to do. Here are my takeaways from Podcast Movement, so you can get on with your day.

Mark Steadman June 29, 2021

9 ways to use ad breaks if you don’t yet carry ads

Encourage listeners to help you grow your audience, using the language of the ad break, and fill unsold ad inventory with calls-to-action to lift your podcast and promote other voices.

Mark Steadman June 9, 2021

Prepare for a future without unified metrics

Apple is bringing the hammer down on the availability of IP address info. What could this mean for the podcast industry?

Mark Steadman June 2, 2021

11 things you can do to refuel your podcast

Before you hit burnout and slide into pod-fade, or just as a regular tune-up, here are some activities you can engage in to keep you podcasting for longer.

Mark Steadman May 26, 2021

Top 5 podcast intro turn-offs

Boilerplate audio, over-slick intros, too much much. These are just a few things that might be discouraging new listeners from sticking with your podcast.