107 episodes

Do you want to create a kick-arse podcast people will want to listen to?
Podcasting expert, Rachel Corbett, shares her short actionable tips to help you create compelling content, connect with an audience and keep listeners coming back for more.
If you want even more help with your podcast check out Rachel's online podcasting course at podschool.com.au

PodSchool Rachel Corbett

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    • 4.9 • 101 Ratings

Do you want to create a kick-arse podcast people will want to listen to?
Podcasting expert, Rachel Corbett, shares her short actionable tips to help you create compelling content, connect with an audience and keep listeners coming back for more.
If you want even more help with your podcast check out Rachel's online podcasting course at podschool.com.au

    Should you upload your podcast to YouTube?

    Should you upload your podcast to YouTube?

    Wondering what all the fuss is about when it comes to YouTube Podcasts?
    Not sure if you're going to need a complicated video set up to submit your show?
    Rachel Corbett takes you through what YouTube Podcasts is all about and why you should think about it as a new distribution platform for your podcast.
    Got a podcasting question you want answered? Let me know via this Google Form.
    Want more information about how YouTube Podcasting works? Check out YouTube's support pages.
    About me…
    My name is Rachel Corbett and I've worked professionally for over two decades in radio and podcasting. I've worked in front of the mic hosting and presenting radio shows for some of the biggest networks in Australia and I’ve been at the helm of over ten podcasts including Lady Startup, Eligible, Before The Bump, You’ve Gotta Start Somewhere and Google APAC’s first podcast, Rethink.
    You can find all my podcasts at rachelcorbett.com.au/podcasts.
    I’ve also worked behind the mic as Head of Podcasts for two major audio networks - Mamamia and Nova Entertainment.
    I'm also the Founder of online podcasting course, PodSchool, which is a step-by-step guide to creating a a show that will have the greatest chance of success.
    So, if you're looking for someone who knows about podcasting, you've come to the right place.

    Resources...
    Podcasting guide: podcastguide.com.au
    Online podcasting course: podschool.com.au

    Follow me...
    Instagram: @_RachelCorbett
    Facebook: @RachCorbett
    X: @RachelCorbett
    Website: www.rachelcorbett.com

    • 16 min
    Why you shouldn't start a podcast

    Why you shouldn't start a podcast

    Podcasting is a great way to get your message out into the world but it’s also a lot of hard work.

    For every show that’s listened to by millions of people, there are hundreds with an audience consisting of the host and his or her mum.

    So before you buy the latest gear, don the headphones, and start sprinting towards your dreams of podcasting glory, I share some questions you should ask yourself to work out whether you should start a podcast.

    Check out the full episode show notes: https://rachelcorbett.com.au/blog/why-you-shouldnt-start-a-podcast/

    About me…

    My name is Rachel Corbett and I've worked professionally for almost two decades in radio and podcasting. I've worked in front of the mic hosting and presenting radio shows for some of the biggest networks in Australia and I’ve been at the helm of over ten podcasts including Lady Startup, Eligible, Before The Bump, You’ve Gotta Start Somewhere and Google APAC’s first podcast, Rethink.

    You can find all my podcasts at rachelcorbett.com.au/podcasts.

    I’ve also worked behind the mic as Head of Podcasts for Mamamia, where I grew the podcast network from 15 to over 35 shows, the team from two to nine producers and quadrupled the audience to over 90 million downloads and over one million unique listeners a month.

    I’m currently Head of Podcasts & Digital Content at Nova Entertainment and Founder of the best practice online podcasting course, PodSchool.

    So, if you're looking for someone who knows about podcasting, you've come to the right place.

    Resources...

    Podcasting guide: podcastguide.com.au
    Online podcasting course: podschool.com.au

    Contact...

    Twitter: @RachelCorbett
    Facebook: @RachCorbett
    Instagram: @_RachelCorbett & @podschool
    Website: www.rachelcorbett.com

    • 10 min
    How to launch a podcast when you've got no following

    How to launch a podcast when you've got no following

    Launching a podcast is hard at the best of times but what if you’ve got no social media following or email list to share your show with?

    If you’re starting from scratch that doesn’t mean your show can’t be a success.

    In this episode I share how to launch a podcast with no following so you can bring new listeners to your show and make it a success.

    Check out the full episode show notes: https://rachelcorbett.com.au/blog/podcast-launch-no-following/

    About me…

    My name is Rachel Corbett and I've worked professionally for almost two decades in radio and podcasting. I've worked in front of the mic hosting and presenting radio shows for some of the biggest networks in Australia and I’ve been at the helm of over ten podcasts including Lady Startup, Eligible, Before The Bump, You’ve Gotta Start Somewhere and Google APAC’s first podcast, Rethink.

    You can find all my podcasts at rachelcorbett.com.au/podcasts.

    I’ve also worked behind the mic as Head of Podcasts for Mamamia, where I grew the podcast network from 15 to over 35 shows, the team from two to nine producers and quadrupled the audience to over 90 million downloads and over one million unique listeners a month.

    I’m currently Head of Podcasts & Digital Content at Nova Entertainment and Founder of the best practice online podcasting course, PodSchool.

    So, if you're looking for someone who knows about podcasting, you've come to the right place.

    Resources...

    Podcasting guide: podcastguide.com.au
    Online podcasting course: podschool.com.au

    Contact...

    Twitter: @RachelCorbett
    Facebook: @RachCorbett
    Instagram: @_RachelCorbett & @podschool
    Website: www.rachelcorbett.com

    • 8 min
    How do the Apple Podcasts charts work?

    How do the Apple Podcasts charts work?

    The Apple Podcasts charts are one of the ways people find new shows.

    So how do they work and how do you get your podcast in there?

    In this episode I explain what goes on behind the scenes of the podcast charts, what stats influence them the most and why you don’t need a huge amount of listeners to get featured.

    Check out the full episode show notes: https://rachelcorbett.com.au/blog/podcast-charts/

    About me…

    My name is Rachel Corbett and I've worked professionally for almost two decades in radio and podcasting. I've worked in front of the mic hosting and presenting radio shows for some of the biggest networks in Australia and I’ve been at the helm of over ten podcasts including Lady Startup, Eligible, Before The Bump, You’ve Gotta Start Somewhere and Google APAC’s first podcast, Rethink.

    You can find all my podcasts at rachelcorbett.com.au/podcasts.

    I’ve also worked behind the mic as Head of Podcasts for Mamamia, where I grew the podcast network from 15 to over 35 shows, the team from two to nine producers and quadrupled the audience to over 90 million downloads and over one million unique listeners a month.

    I’m currently Head of Podcasts & Digital Content at Nova Entertainment and Founder of the best practice online podcasting course, PodSchool.

    So, if you're looking for someone who knows about podcasting, you've come to the right place.

    Resources...

    Podcasting guide: podcastguide.com.au
    Online podcasting course: podschool.com.au

    Contact...

    Twitter: @RachelCorbett
    Facebook: @RachCorbett
    Instagram: @_RachelCorbett & @podschool
    Website: www.rachelcorbett.com

    • 3 min
    Podcast stats explainer

    Podcast stats explainer

    Not sure what all the numbers are in the back end of your podcast host?

    Podcast stats are really important but they’re not a perfect science.

    In this episode I explain what some of the most common podcast statistics mean, which ones you can rely on and the best way to use them to measure the success of your show.

    Check out the full episode show notes: https://rachelcorbett.com.au/podcast-stats/

    About me…

    My name is Rachel Corbett and I've worked professionally for almost two decades in radio and podcasting. I've worked in front of the mic hosting and presenting radio shows for some of the biggest networks in Australia and I’ve been at the helm of over ten podcasts including Lady Startup, Eligible, Before The Bump, You’ve Gotta Start Somewhere and Google APAC’s first podcast, Rethink.

    You can find all my podcasts at rachelcorbett.com.au/podcasts.

    I’ve also worked behind the mic as Head of Podcasts for Mamamia, where I grew the podcast network from 15 to over 35 shows, the team from two to nine producers and quadrupled the audience to over 90 million downloads and over one million unique listeners a month.

    I’m currently Head of Podcasts & Digital Content at Nova Entertainment and Founder of the best practice online podcasting course, PodSchool.

    So, if you're looking for someone who knows about podcasting, you've come to the right place.

    Resources...

    Podcasting guide: podcastguide.com.au
    Online podcasting course: podschool.com.au

    Contact...

    Twitter: @RachelCorbett
    Facebook: @RachCorbett
    Instagram: @_RachelCorbett & @podschool
    Website: www.rachelcorbett.com

    • 8 min
    How to get multiple pieces of content from one podcast episode

    How to get multiple pieces of content from one podcast episode

    Releasing a podcast episode is already a pretty involved process so I’m sure you’re not looking for more things to add on your to do list. But if the only content you’re creating is the actual episode you’re missing a huge opportunity.

    If you’re going to put that much time and effort into releasing an episode you want to squeeze as much content out of that time as possible.

    So, in this episode I share how you can turn one podcast episode into multiple pieces of content which can not only help your workload but also help you promote your show.

    Check out the full episode show notes: https://rachelcorbett.com.au/repurposing-podcast-content/

    About me…

    My name is Rachel Corbett and I've worked professionally for almost two decades in radio and podcasting. I've worked in front of the mic hosting and presenting radio shows for some of the biggest networks in Australia and I’ve been at the helm of over ten podcasts including Lady Startup, Eligible, Before The Bump, You’ve Gotta Start Somewhere and Google APAC’s first podcast, Rethink.

    You can find all my podcasts at rachelcorbett.com.au/podcasts.

    I’ve also worked behind the mic as Head of Podcasts for Mamamia, where I grew the podcast network from 15 to over 35 shows, the team from two to nine producers and quadrupled the audience to over 90 million downloads and over one million unique listeners a month.

    I’m currently Head of Podcasts & Digital Content at Nova Entertainment and Founder of the best practice online podcasting course, PodSchool.

    So, if you're looking for someone who knows about podcasting, you've come to the right place.

    Resources...

    Podcasting guide: podcastguide.com.au
    Online podcasting course: podschool.com.au

    Contact...

    Twitter: @RachelCorbett
    Facebook: @RachCorbett
    Instagram: @_RachelCorbett & @podschool
    Website: www.rachelcorbett.com

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
101 Ratings

101 Ratings

AFaery ,

Brilliant!

Rachel shares so many useful gems each episode and in a highly entertaining and accessible way. I’m binging this while series. Thank you Rachel.

EmilieChell5677 ,

A must listen for anyone wanting to start their own podcast

Rachel is fab. She has such a straightforward, no nonsense approach to the basics. And at the same time she’s fun and lighthearted. She’s super experienced and incredibly well informed. Look no further if you want an expert to show you the ropes. These bite sized eps are a must-listen.

Mnemonic Man ,

Podcast Gold

Rachel is down to earth, genuine and extremely knowledgeable on Podcasting ………so much so I want to marry her!! All jokes aside, I have a podcast “The Mnemonic Tree Podcast” and Rachel’s podcast would have made the whole process a lot easier, but nevertheless it was great reminiscing all the trials and tribulations along the way while listening to this very informative series. Thank you 😊

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