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Please, Set Realistic Podcast Monetization Goals Early On

It seems there's a trend in podcasting right now to want to start a podcast and monetize it immediately. I know this has been happening for such a long time now, but it's time to call BS on a lot of it. Sounds like my style, right?

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Please, Set Realistic Podcast Monetization Goals Early On

It seems there's a trend in podcasting right now to want to start a podcast and monetize it immediately. I know this has been happening for such a long time now, but it's time to call BS on a lot of it. Sounds like my style, right?

Can I Get Fixed-Price Podcast Sponsorship Instead of CPM?

Is there merit in exploring a fixed-price sponsorship model for your podcast as opposed to being held at the whim of a low CPM rate that relies solely on download numbers? I believe so, you know.

Should I Launch My Podcast With Just a Trailer?

I've covered this before to a degree, but more and more new podcasters are beginning to adopt launch strategies that didn't exist even just a year ago. This is thanks to more widespread use of the RSS tag that allows you to mark an episode as a trailer, plus the ability to defer launch date within Apple Podcasts. Should you launch like this?

Podcasting is hard and most podcasters, at least indies like you and I, are producing our shows in our spare time around jobs, study and real-life. With so much to do and more cropping up each day, how do you avoid podcaster burnout?

Is Running a Meet-up for My Podcast a Good Idea?

Podcasting is all about people, no matter the growth of the industry and tech or advertising innovations that we're seeing. There's nothing more powerful than connecting with other humans, so should you run a meet-up for your podcast?

How to Record a Remote Podcast Guest Interview

This may sound so simple to seasoned podcasters, but new podcasters still wonder how to record their guests remotely every single day. There are a few options for this, here are my favourites.

Should You Announce Your Download Numbers?

Podcasters' currency is download numbers, right?! It's what we sell, more often than not, so how protective should we be over those numbers and should we announce them publicly?

Should I Pre-Market My Podcast Episodes?

Barely ANY podcaster markets their show enough, but when they think about marketing they're often thinking about marketing their most recent episode AFTER it has been released. But what about pre-marketing?

How Far Ahead Should I Batch Record My Podcast?

There's a huge focus in certain podcasting circles about batching your show and, whilst it has merit, it's not always the most effective way of recording your show for growth. Here's my take on it…

How to Measure Success for Your Podcast This Year

Happy New Year! I'm back and I'm bringing with me some straight-talking chit-chat today about exactly how you should be measuring your podcast's success this year. The answers may surprise you but hey, it's a great way to kick off the year!

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.