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A bi-weekly blog dedicated to podcasting.
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I’m an ex-radio guy & active podcaster and offer my thoughts, tips and advice on how to make a great podcast.

Audio in my opinion is probably the most powerful medium. It beats video and the written word hands down and this bi-weekly blog is dedicated to podcasting and helping you create something amazing.

Every issue includes insight, advice and a podcast recommendation.

Issue 16. What’s your podcasts unique listening point?

Issue 16. What’s your podcasts unique listening point?

Every podcast should have a ULP or Unique Listening Point but with literally millions of podcasts out there it can be difficult to create something new and shiny. Having a unique listening point doesn't mean you have to come up with a brand-new concept or format of...

Issue 15. The Two Types of Podcast Cover

Issue 15. The Two Types of Podcast Cover

I recently recorded a quick YouTube tutorial on how to make a podcast cover using online graphics tool Canva and I kind of discovered during the recording that there are only two types of podcast cover. The one with people and the one without peopleThere are two...

Issue 14. What’s your podcasting crutch?

Issue 14. What’s your podcasting crutch?

Everyone has a crutch! My is "So..." at the beginning of an interview question. It gets on my nerves and I try and edit as many out as I can. What's your crutch?What is a crutch? It's a word, a saying or a little grunt that you always use just before speaking. It...

Issue 13. Should you ask interview guests to listen to your podcast?

Issue 13. Should you ask interview guests to listen to your podcast?

So last week I replied to a podcaster who was asking for guests. I filled the requirements and fired off an email with my one sheet, head shot and intro blurb. Included in the reply I got back was “Have you listened to any episodes of my podcast?”. I answered...

Issue 12. Shut up when interviewing someone for you podcast

Issue 12. Shut up when interviewing someone for you podcast

The ‘Interview Podcast’ is one of the most popular formats. They tend to be fairly easy to set up, record and edit, plus audiences tend to like them. A bit of interviewing advice I was given years ago was to STFU! I’ve always remembered this and hopefully when you...

Issue 11. Writing podcast show notes in Markdown

Issue 11. Writing podcast show notes in Markdown

Podcast show notes can sometimes come as an afterthought but they really are an important part of your podcast. One of the reasons they can be a pain to write is that they are time consuming, especially when having to reformat the text for different applications like...

Issue 10. Some Interesting UK Podcast Stats – 2021

Issue 10. Some Interesting UK Podcast Stats – 2021

Ofcom, which is the UK’s broadcasting regulator have just released their Media Nations report which contains some really interesting podcast stats. This report comes out each year and brings lots of insight into how folks are watching TV, listening to radio &...

Issue 9. Native ad reads on podcasts. Do you love them or hate them?

Issue 9. Native ad reads on podcasts. Do you love them or hate them?

OK, so you have a podcast that’s really popular with thousands of listeners and you want to start making some money out of it. There are lots of options! Do you get a sponsor? Do you play radio style ads? Do you sell native ad reads?The third choice is getting more...