THE PODCAST ACCELERATOR

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Helping Busy Podcasters to Grow Their Audience in Specific, Actionable Ways

Monday, 9am UK

Long-form podcasting education

Friday, 9am UK

Podcaster audience questions

Welcome to The Podcast Accelerator, the show that helps busy podcasters to grow their audience in specific, actionable ways.

This short-form show typically runs for between 7 and 15 minutes and releases every Monday and Friday. Usually a solo show, every now and then, I’ll feature expert podcast industry guests and release bonus episodes as the podcast industry continues to grow and develop.

I can’t wait for you to join me on the Podcast Accelerator, remember to tell your podcasting friends that the show is available to listen to for free in any app that supports podcasts, now go dive into the episodes and keep on captivating!

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Can You Mix Podcast Formats?

Following up last week's question from Doug, who is going through the free Podcast Launch Accelerator course, he also asked if it's wise to mix podcast formats between solo and interview style on the same show. The answer is…

Producing vs Progressing Your Podcast

Let's accept that production is the thing that we have to do – we can't podcast without producing a podcast and so we can't assume that by producing and releasing, we're doing enough to progress.

Podcast Cover Art Mistakes to Avoid

Doug Piper is working through the free Podcast Launch Accelerator course and during the office hours a couple of weeks ago he asked me about cover art, what to do and not to do. Here's my list of top things to avoid!

Can You Have Multiple Goals for Your Podcast?

My friend Ashleigh asked me recently about whether she can build her network AND monetise through an interview show and it led me to think more about how you set primary and secondary goals for your show.

The Podcast Industry is Too Big for You

Last week we hit 2,000,000 active podcasts. While that's amazing for the industry, podcasters like you and I are beginning to feel a little anxious about the potential of our “little” show. Should we be concerned?

Can You Bounce Between Podcast Formats?

Michael Rodriguez asked me “Can your show bounce between a solo show sometimes and interviews others, especially when starting off and trying to get people to interview?”…

Should I Include A Q&A In My Podcast?

Following up on last week's question, Doug also asked “In my programs which are recorded from webinars I have a Q&A at the end of the program. Do you think I should include the Q&A in the podcast?”

Apple Podcasts Changes Incrementally Improve Podcasting

If you've seen or heard my Listener Acquisition Flow talk you know that I've long been a fan of using anything other than “subscribe” as a call to action and, whilst Spotify has been doing something else for a while, Apple has now made the same change. Here's why it's important.

Should You Release LOTS of Episodes on Launch Day?

This week, Doug Piper asked “If you're starting a new podcast and you've created 40 or more episodes ready to release. How many would you start with and how often would you release them?” so let me get right to that…

Explode Your Podcast Growth!

I got into an interesting Twitter chat this weekend and it made me think about those who sell the promise of “exploding” your podcast growth. Might rant…

9 Unconventional Ways to Grow Your Podcast

Grow Your Podcast Today!

I'm not a podcast guru. I just try things and I'm fortunate enough to work with thousands of podcasters at Rebel Base Media who also try things. These are the things that we have found work.

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The thrice-weekly show that brings you podcast education, industry insights and straight-talking reactions to podcasting news. This short-form show typically runs for between 7 and 15 minutes and releases every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Usually a solo show, every now and then, the show features expert podcast industry guests and release bonus episodes as the podcast industry continues to grow and develop.