Welcome to The Podcast Accelerator, the show that helps busy podcasters to grow their audience in specific, actionable ways.
I’m your host Mark Asquith, that British Podcast Guy and CEO and co-founder of Rebel Base Media, the podcast tech company that creates Captivate.fm,Podcast Success Academy, Podcast Websites, Poductivity & Rebel Base Studios.
This short-form show typically runs for between 7 and 15 minutes and releases every Monday and Friday. Usually a solo show, every now and then, I’ll feature expert podcast industry guests and release bonus episodes as the podcast industry continues to grow and develop.
I can’t wait for you to join me on the Podcast Accelerator, remember to tell your podcasting friends that the show is available to listen to for free in any app that supports podcasts plus YouTube, now go dive into the episodes and never forget the more you expect from yourself, the more you WILL excel!
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Why I Started Scripting My Podcast Episodes
A few months ago, I started to write out long-form show notes to accompany some episodes of this podcast. Surprise, surprise: the quality went up and I've received some stellar feedback.
Can You Mix Podcast Formats?
Following up last week's question from Doug, who is going through the free Podcast Launch Accelerator course, he also asked if it's wise to mix podcast formats between solo and interview style on the same show. The answer is...
Producing vs Progressing Your Podcast
Let's accept that production is the thing that we have to do - we can't podcast without producing a podcast and so we can't assume that by producing and releasing, we're doing enough to progress.
Podcast Cover Art Mistakes to Avoid
Doug Piper is working through the free Podcast Launch Accelerator course and during the office hours a couple of weeks ago he asked me about cover art, what to do and not to do. Here's my list of top things to avoid!
Can You Have Multiple Goals for Your Podcast?
My friend Ashleigh asked me recently about whether she can build her network AND monetise through an interview show and it led me to think more about how you set primary and secondary goals for your show.
The Podcast Industry is Too Big for You
Last week we hit 2,000,000 active podcasts. While that's amazing for the industry, podcasters like you and I are beginning to feel a little anxious about the potential of our "little" show. Should we be concerned?
My every morning motivator
Mark Asquith gives excellent advice in an easy to consume format. I listen to it every morning and get so inspired for the day on how I can improve my business step by step.