Oct. 16, 2020

Is It Possible To Have Too Many Calls To Action?

#030 - Can you really have too many calls to action? Put yourself in the shoes of the listener and then let's see what you have to say. Mentioned in this Episode: Podcast Resources Donate to Podcast Better Ko-Fi (direct …

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Oct. 12, 2020

Avoid Podfade - Plan Your Podcast

#029 - Have you heard about podfade? Are you worried about podfade? Let's discuss what it is, why you want to avoid it, and how you can avoid podfade. Mentioned in this Episode: Podcast Resources Donate to Podcast Better Ko-F...

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Oct. 9, 2020

The Podcast Market Is NOT Saturated

#028 - What does a restaurant in Sullivan, Indiana have to do with a restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida? The answer probably won't surprise you... Mentioned in this Episode: Rate Podcast Better Show Contact Info Twitter (@po...

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Oct. 5, 2020

Your Podcast Isn't For Everyone

#027 - You don't want to listen to every other podcast out there. So why should you expect every else wants to listen to yours? SPOILER: You shouldn't. Mentioned in this Episode: Rate Podcast Better Show Contact Info Twitter ...

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Oct. 2, 2020

How Often Should I Release New Episodes?

#026 - Release schedules range from once a month to every day. What is the ideal podcast release schedule? Mentioned in this Episode: Rate Podcast Better Show Contact Info Twitter (@podbetterpod) Instagram (@podbetterpod) Fac...

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Sept. 28, 2020

It's Time To Celebrate!

#025 - Starting a podcast may be easy, but keeping a podcast going...that’s not for everyone. So, if you’ve made it this far, come on and celebrate with me! Mentioned in this Episode: Rate Podcast Better Show Contact Info Twi...

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Sept. 25, 2020

Podcast Websites Made Easy - It's Not A Dream

#024 - It’s not often that I get excited about new products. And it’s not often that I whole-heartedly recommend new products. I tend to stick with the well-established companies that are a known quantity. I can trust that th...

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Sept. 21, 2020

Your Podcast Needs A Website

#023 - When running a podcast, there are a lot of things that are optional. It's your podcast, your show, you decide what you want to do. When it comes to websites though, I do not believe this is the …

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Sept. 18, 2020

Do I Need Transcripts For My Podcast?

#022 - Transcripts are becoming a bigger discussion topic day by day. So, do you need them? What are the pros and cons of transcripts? How do I get transcriptions of my show? These are all valid questions, let's explore. …

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Sept. 14, 2020

Do I Need To Be Listed In Every Podcast Directory?

#021 - What do podcast directories actually do? Do I need podcast directories? How many directories should my podcast be listed in? These questions and more will be answered this week on Podcast Better! Mentioned in this Epis...

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Sept. 11, 2020

To Banter or Too Much Banter?

#020 - Banter isn't inherently bad in a podcast, but I do believe there is a fine line you need to walk. Let's discuss your options as I share my opinions on the topic of banter. Mentioned in this Episode: …

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Sept. 7, 2020

What Is The Best Time To Release A New Podcast Episode?

#019 - All the little details and minutiae of podcasting can quickly get overwhelming. Today we'll tackle release day together so you can relax a little and take one more thing off your plate. Mentioned in this Episode: Secre...

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Sept. 4, 2020

How Podcasts Work

#018 - Ever wonder how your feeds update or what counts as a play/download/listen? Well, it all boils down to understanding how podcasts work and that is exactly what you'll discover today. Mentioned in this Episode: Show Not...

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Aug. 31, 2020

Episode Numbers Don't Belong In Your Titles

#017 <-- Hey Look! It's an episode number! Discover why there is a controversy and decide where you stand. How do you feel about episode numbers? Mentioned in this Episode: Buzzsprout (affiliate link) Secret Project #1 Show C...

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Aug. 28, 2020

All About Podcast Seasons

#016 - You likely know what a season is, but how long should they be? Do you need them? Can I take breaks between seasons? Let's discuss. Mentioned in this Episode: Secret Project #1 Show Contact Info Twitter (@podbetterpod) ...

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Aug. 24, 2020

What Is The Ideal Length For A Podcast Episode?

#015 - How long should my podcast episodes be? It's one of the first questions out of every podcaster's mouth. I'm going to address it today. Mentioned in this Episode: Secret Project #1 Show Contact Info Twitter (@podbetterp...

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Aug. 21, 2020

Do My Guests Need To Sign A Contract? (with Bobby Klinck)

#014 - Contract or no contract, that is the question. Today I get some answers from the guy who wrote the contract I use. I'm not here to convince you one way or the other, but I want you to …

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Aug. 17, 2020

How To Prepare Your Guests For Your Podcast

#013 - If you're having trouble coming up with content, if you're tired of talking to yourself on the show, maybe it's time you considered bringing a guest on to join you. When that time comes, here are a few …

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Aug. 14, 2020

How To Be A Good Podcast Guest with Brent Allen

#012 - Whether you're making your first guest appearance or your hundredth, there are a few things you can do to ensure that you make a good impression, get a second invitation, and build lasting relationships. Mentioned in t...

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Aug. 10, 2020

How To Find Guest Whenever You Need Them

#011 - Next to editing, finding guests can be one of the most tiresome activities of being a podcaster. Today I want to help you build a foundation that will relieve some of that stress and explain why I have …

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Aug. 7, 2020

Your Download Numbers Don't Matter

#010 - You read that right. Your download numbers don't matter when you're starting a podcast. They may not ever matter. You don't need to obsess over them. Let me save you some stress as I explain. Show Contact Info …

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Aug. 3, 2020

Why Does My Voice Sound So Bad?

#009 - It's time to talk about the voices in your head and the science behind what makes your voice sound different on a recording. Mentioned in this Episode: Scientific American Article BBC Article Show Contact Info Twitter ...

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July 31, 2020

5 Tips To Get You To Episode 100 And Beyond with Brent Allen

#008 - Starting a podcast is easy, but making it last can be tough. Join me along with Brent Allen to discover what you can do to help yourself extend your podcasting career. Mentioned in this Episode: The PewterCast Beam …

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July 27, 2020

Say Goodbye To Imposter Syndrome

#007 - Do you feel intimidated? Do you feel out of place? Do you feel like you don't have the right to be talking about your topic? THINK AGAIN! Mentioned in this Episode: Podcast Pre-Launch Checklist Show Contact Info Twitte...

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