Podcast Conferences You Don't Want to Miss in 2018

Podcast Conferences You Don't Want to Miss in 2018

Where do you turn to learn more about podcasting? To hone your skills, network with other podcasters, and gain ideas and inspiration for new content for your show? Online networking are a great first step if you’re looking for helpful and insightful tips, ideas, and brainstorming partners from veteran podcasters, but sometimes it’s nice to meet new people, network with others, and dig into various topics in person.

Enter: Podcast conferences and events.

In this post, we want to share with you some of the best conferences and events to help you expand your network and learn from other experts, industry leaders, and podcasters.

Who knows - you may even find a few perfect guests for your show!

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Podcast Monetization: 5 Ways to Monetize Your Show

Podcast Monetization: 5 Ways to Monetize Your Show

Countless podcasters dream of hosting a show that can also improve their bottom line, yet many aren’t sure of exactly what types of monetization strategies are at their disposal. This week, we wanted to cover this hot topic that to give you a bit of insight and ideas on a few of the ways you can put some money in the bank from your show.

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Blog Post Style Show Notes: Are They Really Worth It?

Blog Post Style Show Notes: Are They Really Worth It?

It’s no secret that blogging offers unique qualities and benefits to a website. Blogging is fantastic for driving traffic to your website through SEO as well as engaging with your audience on a platform you own. According to HubSpot and the iMPACT blog, “On average, companies that blog receive 434% more indexed pages.” So, I can understand why turning a show’s audio content into a blog post can be quite appealing.

Before making a firm decision on whether you should change the style of your show notes to something more comprehensive like a blog post, be sure to take the following factors into consideration. 

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How to Use Later to Easily Share Your Podcast on Instagram

How to Use Later to Easily Share Your Podcast on Instagram

One of the biggest issues with Instagram is that you have to post using your phone or tablet. For many podcasters, that seems to be one of the biggest challenges they face when it comes to promoting their show on Instagram. Let’s face it, most of your images, album art, and social media artwork for your show was probably created on your desktop or laptop – right? 

Today, I want to share my favorite tool for scheduling my Instagram posts. Although I’m not a podcaster – for a long time, I was struggling to figure out a way to post my branded marketing images on Instagram. That is, until I discovered Later! 

Now, posting on Instagram is easy – and fun! 

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One of the Biggest Mistakes We See New Podcasters Make

One of the Biggest Mistakes We See New Podcasters Make

We've worked with many podcasters in all stages of their "podcasting life" - from beginners just getting their show accepted on iTunes and other hosting platforms to well-established shows with over 100 episodes "in the can."

There are many great questions to ask yourself to help you plan out and create your vision for your show, but there's something else you should also consider: What mistakes have other podcasters made when they launched their show? What can you learn from their mistakes?

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