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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How to Produce Less & Grow Your Podcast More

So many “gurus” teach that cumulative monthly downloads is the number to worry about and so, they teach “publish more”. Let's look at why that's wrong.

Where Should I Submit My Podcast To?

Ok I know this sounds like an obvious question but the fact is, podcasting is changing very rapidly so as a new podcaster it can be super hard to figure out where your show needs to be. Let me give you a rundown.

Was I Too Hard on Apple?

Last week I discussed why I was disappointed in Apple's decisions around customer relationships in Apple Podcasts Subscriptions. But was I too hard on Apple? Let's look at another perspective…

Is Facebook Still an Effective Podcast Marketing Platform?

Kipper McGee, of Brandwidth on Demand and a good friend of mine asked if Facebook is still a good marketing tool for podcasters due to the increasing amount of people choosing to spend less time on the platform. With iOS 14 changes, there's more to consider in 2021, that's for sure!

The Problem with Apple Podcasts Subscriptions

Last week Apple announce its podcast subscription service to help creators to monetise. With Spotify hot on their heels, here's my reaction one week in.

How to Get Testimonials from The Press for Your Podcast

My long-time friend Annette Bone asked on last weeks podcast launch office hours how she can get PR companies that help her into events as “press” to give her testimonials for her podcast. Here's how I'd approach it personally.

Why I Started Scripting My Podcast Episodes

A few months ago, I started to write out long-form show notes to accompany some episodes of this podcast. Surprise, surprise: the quality went up and I've received some stellar feedback.

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!

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.