Want to Grow Your Podcast Audience? Focus on These Three Areas
A strong marketing strategy will be essential in helping you attract and retain an audience for your podcast.
How to Figure Out Podcast Rates and Other Things That Make Freelancers Uncomfortable
What is your work worth? If you don’t know the answer to this question, you most likely aren’t getting paid the rates you deserve.
When the Tech Does the Trick: Podcast Recording Tips for Beginners
Developing a podcast that keeps audiences engaged with sound is a crucial step in retaining listeners.
Common Business and Legal Mistakes Podcast Freelancers Often Make
It’s easy to get so caught up in the creative aspect of making a podcast that you forget you’re creating intellectual property that needs to be protected.
500+ Events to Jump-Start Your 2020-2021 Editorial Calendar [Template]
Get a head start on planning your 2020 content calendar around some of the biggest upcoming events, including grand openings, holidays, festivals, trade shows, movie releases, sports, science and politics. Access our free editorial calendar template, complete with 500+ events and links.
Podcast Advertising: A New Multimillion Dollar Frontier
Making money from doing something you love is the ultimate goal. But there are many different avenues for podcast advertising, from produced reads to branded podcasts — which is right for you?
What’s the Podcast Script Beating Up Against My Chest?
Want to make a stand-out podcast? Your college essay-writing skills are about to come in handy!
Why Content Creators Turn to Podcasts as a Form of Expression
Get storytelling tips from the creator of ‘This Land’ podcast, Rebecca Nagale, on how to appeal to a wider audience.
Scaffolding a Podcast Structure: Narrative or Conversational? Fiction or Nonfiction?
There are many different podcast structures, from reported journalism to thematic talk shows — and then there are some that define their own genre. Take a look at some of the more common (and uncommon) podcast structures to get inspiration for your own.
Why It’s Important to Define Your Audience When Making a Podcast
Defining your niche audience is one of the first things you should do when creating a podcast. After all, that key component will influence every decision that comes after, from topic choices to guest hosts.
Hopping on the Podcast Caravan With One Foot Still Dangling Off
What do you do when fears and questions are about to stop you from making a podcast? You create a good old-fashioned pros and cons list, that’s what!
How Podcasts Became a Bit of an Addiction (and Led Me to Create My Own!)
It seems like everyone is addicted to podcasts these days, whether it’s about an industry trade or true crime. But have you ever thought about making your own?
Cross-Referencing: A Research Tool to Lay Out a Project’s “Center” and “Periphery”
Whether you’re a veteran or a novice writer, take a page from Umberto Eco’s book and learn how cross-referencing can feed and nurture the main ideas in your writing and even open up new questions.
Umberto Eco’s 10 Rules on When and How to Quote
Never hide behind quotes or use them to fill space. When used properly, however, quotes can emphasize your point, add validity to your argument and evoke the intended emotion in your reader.
Roadmap Your Writing: A Secret Title, a Fictitious Introduction and More
From secret titles to fictitious intros, learn how to create a roadmap that helps you clarify, develop and test your ideas for any piece of writing.