I was a freelancer, web developer, and programmer since 14 years old, before pivoting to podcasting and automation. We programmers have a saying when it come the quality of what our work produces: garbage in, garbage out. That means your output is a function of your input. When it comes to tools like ChatGPT, the…
Booking podcast guests can be a mess without the right tools. Missing one step can mean a bad recording, forgotten instructions, and unprepared interviewers. That’s why I’ve automated my entire guest booking process. I don’t forget anything, and I make sure guests are ready to record. Here’s how I do it.
YouTube has officially rolled out their Podcasts area, which means you NEED to get your podcast on YouTube. Today, I’m going to show you how YouTube got one of my episodes 80% more views, then how to create a simple video for your audio-only podcast using Descript.
Creating a newsletter on top of a podcast sounds more like a chore than anything helpful. But what if you could send new episodes to email subscribers automatically? You CAN with ConvertKit.
One of the best ways you can grow your podcast is with a newsletter. Make your CTA “join the mailing list,” and now you have information about your listeners that you previously didn’t! Plus they are more likely to see and share new content.
But what should you use? Is it going to be a complicated mess? The answers are ConvertKit and No! Learn how to set up a mailing list and landing page FOR FREE using ConvertKit.
Not too long ago, recording a podcast and getting good, quality audio that was easy to edit was a dream. But today, there are great tools to do it, whether you’re doing a solo show or recording with other people.
One of the most overlooked peices of a successful podcast is a good website. And frankly, it’s because there’s no standardized way to create a podcast website. You need to set up your show, and separately set up your website…until now.
A lot of podcasters cringe when they listen to themselves hear filler words like “um,” “like,” and “you know,” too much. The folks at Descript know this and have made it SUPER easy to remove those filler words…but the real question is: should you?
A podcast with bad audio is pretty much dead on arrival. These days, with affordable mics and a higher expectation from listeners, you don’t need to sound like NPR, but you do need to sound decent. Now, thanks to Descript, you can sound WAY better with the click of a button. Here’s how.
If you’re looking for an affordable option for hosting your podcast, Podbean might be the answer! The offer Starting a great free plan, and $9/mo paid plan, and lots of features to help new podcasters. Let’s see what it’s like to sign up and launch a podcast using Podbean.
You’ll see my system for tracking stories, keeping the format straight, and the apps I use, including Craft for research and Descript for recording, editing, and uploading!