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Single, actionable tips to help you improve and grow your podcast. Plan, record and promote better podcasts one tip at a time.

Podcast Quick Tips Ray Ortega - Professional podcast producer. Teacher and avid listener.

    • How To
    • 4.7 • 13 Ratings

Single, actionable tips to help you improve and grow your podcast. Plan, record and promote better podcasts one tip at a time.

    PQT – ID3 Artwork File Size

    PQT – ID3 Artwork File Size

    ID3 artwork is your podcast’s logo (see mine on the right) that gets inserted into every episode( mp3) file you create (see below for the differences between show level artwork and episode level (i.e. ID3)). When designing your show’s artwork there are special specifications to be aware of. 1. Image size should be square (300 […]

    • 4 min
    PQT – YouTube Subscribe Button

    PQT – YouTube Subscribe Button

    YouTube took a page out of the podcasting playbook and released a one-click subscription button that you can place on your website (see mine in the sidebar on the right). While YouTube is not podcasting because you cannot host and place your hosted files into an RSS feed, I do recommend that those podcasters who […]

    • 5 min
    PQT – Audio File Size vs Quality

    PQT – Audio File Size vs Quality

    When you compress/export your final edited version of your podcast into an .mp3 audio file you have a couple decisions to make. How big or small do you want the file to be versus how good do you want it to sound? There are many factors that can lead to a final decision regarding your […]

    • 4 min
    Naming Your Podcast with Dave Jackson

    Naming Your Podcast with Dave Jackson

    Naming your podcast is kind of a big deal. Yet some people might just jump into it without ever asking anyone if the name is any good or more importantly, makes any sense? I know I did, oops. Yes, some podcasters will start a podcast with a name that tells you nothing about the content […]

    • 5 min
    PQT – Names in Titles

    PQT – Names in Titles

    If you have a podcast where you have on guests/interviewees, you should include those names in the title of your episode(s) for better search results in iTunes. I’ve noticed that when I search for someone’s name on iTunes I get results not only for their own podcast, assuming they have set up their feed correctly, […]

    • 2 min
    PQT – Focus Your Podcast’s Budget

    PQT – Focus Your Podcast’s Budget

    Most podcasts are a hobby endeavor which usually means budgets for gear, websites, software and everything else involved in making a podcast is limited. When deciding where to put your money first, focus on the elements of your podcast that are most likely to affect the overall quality of your show. The best place to […]

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Senzabaffi ,

Interesting and Educational

Great podcast for those who are in the business.

grishrak ,

Great and right to the point.

This is a great podcast with helpful tips as Ray said in the main Podcasters' Studio "to help avoid mistakes and save you headaches". I listened to all these for tips and how to do things before I run into the issue. Keep up the good tips and work Ray, can't wait to hear more!

The LAVA Flow ,

I've heard them all!

I've listened to every episode. My only regret is that this show is not more regular.

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