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How to make a podcast intro

The first 30 seconds of your latest episode are your one chance to make a good impression. Lots of podcasters squander that opportunity with boring, over-long intros. But making a compelling intro is easier than you think.

How to tell if your podcast is successful

Podcasters cling to download numbers as a measure of success. But numbers can be faked and they can be wrong, and they don't tell the whole story of how our work is impacting others. There is a better metric for success; and it isn't counting downloads.

Why podcasting is a safer space than video

Showing up on video is vastly more exposing than doing so in audio alone, opening us up to feeling vulnerable. Here's why creating a podcast is a safer and more impactful way to spread your message.

How to get your first 100 listeners

You've launched a podcast and you've done all the things that you supposed to do, but your downloads are in single figures. How can you build momentum and attract some initial interest?

Essential elements of your podcast website

A visitor to your podcast website should never be more than three clicks away from hearing an episode. Here's how we can make that happen.

How do you make a website for your podcast?

You've heard that your podcast should have a website, but how do you get one, and how do you set it up for success?

Why your podcast needs a website

The BBC used to wipe its tapes so that they could be reused. We lost countless hours of classic TV and radio to that practice, and if you don't have a website, you're risking the same for your podcast.

How do you get your show into Apple Podcasts and Spotify?

So you've slaved over your first episode. You're really proud of it. And you're ready for the world to hear it. How on earth do you get it out there?

Plan your episode now to avoid editing later

If you prep and plan your episodes in advance, you'll cut your editing time down dramatically.

How long should a podcast episode be?

Make time for your content, don't make your content fit a timeframe.

How to record your voice

Mics, headphones, boom arms, sound baffling? Let's simplify it, and cover the tech and technique you need to record your first piece of audio.

How to make a podcast trailer

If you're starting a new podcast, a trailer is your opportunity to make the case for why people should listen and how they can subscribe, when you're ready to launch.