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Backlinks are fundamental to podcast SEO and to building your podcast brand as a whole. You want to show Google, as well as new listeners, that your content is high quality and worth paying attention to, right? Here's how to start your own backlink strategy for your podcast.
I ALWAYS recommend that podcasters set themselves up on social media. It’s the best way to connect with your audience, foster relationships with your fans and encourage people to share new episodes when they go live. But did you know that it also affects your SEO performance?
Your podcast, like any form of content on the web, is searchable by Google. So, to make your podcast more visible and win more listeners, you need to master the mighty Google Algorithm! In this episode, I break down exactly what Google wants and how you can start optimizing your podcast content starting today.
You know you should include keywords in your podcast metadata for SEO. But what's the recipe for the best, most effective keyword for your show? Here I explain how to identify and choose your keywords to maximise your podcast's discoverability.
If you've looked into SEO for your podcast, chances are you've heard about keywords. But how do you identify the most effective keywords to use, and how do you use them correctly to get the most benefit? In this episode, I'm going to demystify keywords and how you can make them work for your podcast.
Optimizing your podcast for search engines is really important, but it is a long game to play. Small, consistent tweaks to your podcast SEO will add up to long-term benefit eventually, but it won't happen overnight.
Meta-what-now!? If you're just getting started with SEO for your podcast, terms like ‘metadata' can have you pretty stumped. Spoiler: it refers to something you already do every. Single. Time you upload! Here's how you should use metadata to boost the discoverability of your podcast.
Creating transcripts from your podcasts is a really popular method of repurposing your audio. They're also really handy for SEO purposes, and really important for accessibility too. But are they worth the time it takes to transcribe and correct them?! I want to show you some ways that you can bring creativity, accessibility AND value to your podcast repurposing WITHOUT transcripts.
It's competitive out there for us podcasters! There's well over a million podcasts by now, so how do you make sure your brilliant audio content gets in front of the right people? In this episode, I'm going to tell you why you should bother with SEO for your podcast and exactly what to do to give your podcast the best chance at ranking highly.
Google started indexing podcasts waaaay back in 2019. Lots has changed since then, including the continued rise of voice search. Whether it's Alexa, Cortana, Siri or just plain old ‘Google', should you optimise your podcast episodes for voice search, and what's the best way to make sure your content actually shows up when people ask for it?