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On Podcasting Q&A, you'll hear the best tips and strategies to launch, grow, and monetize your podcast. Whether it's getting more podcast listeners, promoting your podcast on social media, or how to produce high-quality episodes in your editing software, Podcasting Q&A has everything you need to succeed. New episodes come out every Monday.

Podcasting Q&A Buzzsprout

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 79 Ratings

On Podcasting Q&A, you'll hear the best tips and strategies to launch, grow, and monetize your podcast. Whether it's getting more podcast listeners, promoting your podcast on social media, or how to produce high-quality episodes in your editing software, Podcasting Q&A has everything you need to succeed. New episodes come out every Monday.

    What if Friends and Family Won't Listen to Your Show?

    What if Friends and Family Won't Listen to Your Show?

    Launching a podcast is an exciting accomplishment! But it can be discouraging if you don't get the support you want from your family and friends. In this episode, Jordan and Angie Griffith talk honestly about family support and how to stay positive when the people in your inner circle don't cheer you on!

    Thanks, Vineeta, for your question! Vineeta's podcast is launching soon! Follow Vineeta on Instagram to be the first to know! @vineeta_santoshi

    Guest Angie Griffith
    Host of 4 Things For Your Podcast  & Podcast Strategist
    Check out her website & podcast here: https://beacons.ai/theactualangie

    Have a question?
    Record & submit your question at podinbox.com/buzzsprout to be featured on a future episode!

    Podcasting Q&A is hosted by Jordan Blair @jordanpods.

    • 13 min
    Make Your Podcast Stand Out in a Crowded Niche

    Make Your Podcast Stand Out in a Crowded Niche

    In this episode, Joshua asks, "in a niche with lots of competition, what's something we can do to stand out?"

    Thank you, Joshua, for your question! You can check out his podcast, 4th and Flex Fantasy Football Podcast, here: https://4thandflexpodcast.buzzsprout.com/

    Special thanks to our guest, Arielle Nissenblatt! Arielle is the founder of Earbuds Podcast Collective & Co-Host of Sounds Profitable. You can find Arielle on Twitter @arithisandthat and at https://www.ariellenissenblatt.com/

    Have a question?
    Record & submit your question at podinbox.com/buzzsprout to be featured on a future episode!

    Podcasting Q&A is hosted by Jordan Blair @jordanpods.

    • 8 min
    How To Start A Second Podcast + Other Ideas For Pivoting Your Show

    How To Start A Second Podcast + Other Ideas For Pivoting Your Show

    In this episode, Badr Milligan joins Jordan to brainstorm how to start a second podcast or leverage your current show's success when new podcast inspiration strikes!

    Thanks for your question, Kelly! You can find Kelly's podcast, This vs. That: Wedding Decisions with Kelly McWilliams here: https://www.kellymcwilliams.com/blog/this-vs-that-wedding-podcast

    Guest Badr Milligan
    Host of The Short Box Podcast
    Twitter: @TheShortBoxJax
    Check out his podcast here: https://www.theshortboxpodcast.com/

     HOW TO ANNOUNCE NEW PODCAST CONTENT
    Announcement promo in dynamic content pre-rollTell listeners in podcast intro/housekeeping segmentSpread the word on social mediaWEIGHING OPTIONS WHEN YOU HAVE A NEW PODCAST CONCEPT:
    Start a second podcastIntegrate new bonus content into the current podcastRebrand the original podcasthttps://www.buzzsprout.com/blog/how-to-rebrand-a-podcast
    Have a question?
    Record & submit your question at podinbox.com/buzzsprout to be featured on a future episode!

    Podcasting Q&A is hosted by Jordan Blair @jordanpods.

    • 13 min
    How to Get Big-Name Guests

    How to Get Big-Name Guests

    Getting a big-name guest, whether it be a celebrity or industry expert, can seem impossible to an indie podcaster. Our guest, Angie Griffith, shares her top tips for landing the guest interview of your dreams!

    Thanks to Jenna Duddleston for the question! You can find her podcast, Bar Talk with Jenna, here: https://bleav.com/shows/bar-talk-with-jenna/

    Guest Angie Griffith
    Host of 4 Things For Your Podcast  & Podcast Strategist
    Check out her website & podcast here: https://beacons.ai/theactualangie

    Angie's "3 P's" for getting big-name guests on your show:
    Pitching
    Prepare a one-sheet or pitch deck for your podcastFind a direct representative of the celebrityHave a clear and informative subject lineSay why this guest is important to youDescribe what your podcast is aboutTell them why they would be a good fit for your podcastSay what qualifies you to speak on the subject Give the invitation & what you intend to discuss in the interviewAttach one-sheet/pitch deckFollow-upPrepping
    Requesting assets in advance: the official bio, talking points, preferred promo photo, ask if there are any topics to avoid.
    Previewing
    Giving your guest the chance to review all of the assets before they go live. 
    Final edited interviewPromotional graphicsShow notes with linksWhere to find contact information:
    Search in Google: "for immediate release" + "celeb name" to find press releases with publicity contact infoFor podcast, take the RSS link & paste into word doc, then do a search command for "@" symbol. This will take you to the contact email for the podcast.  
    Have a question?
    Record & submit your question at podinbox.com/buzzsprout to be featured on a future episode!

    Podcasting Q&A is hosted by Jordan Blair @jordanpods.

    • 42 min
    Top Must-Attend Podcast Conferences

    Top Must-Attend Podcast Conferences

    Conferences are a great opportunity to learn new things, network with other podcasters and get inspired. In this episode, Arielle Nissenblatt joins Jordan to discuss the top podcast conferences to attend, no matter your location or budget!

    Thanks, Patricia, for the question! You can listen to her show, Preppy Podcast here: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1004692

    Special thanks to our guest, Arielle Nissenblatt, for sharing her experiences and tips! Arielle is the founder of Earbuds Podcast Collective & Co-Host of Sounds Profitable. You can find Arielle on Twitter @arithisandthat and at https://www.ariellenissenblatt.com/

    📆 View the podcast event calendar from PodNews! https://pod.events/

    Conferences mentioned in this episode:
    Podcast MovementPodcast Movement EvolutionsBlk Pod FestivalOn Air FestOutlier Podcast FestivalPodfestPodfest OriginsShePodcasts  PodthonRadiodays EuropeRadiodays AsiaRadio Days AfricaPodcast Show LondonAfrica Podcast FestivalHave a question?
    Record & submit your question at podinbox.com/buzzsprout to be featured on a future episode!

    Podcasting Q&A is hosted by Jordan Blair @jordanpods.

    • 14 min
    Best Free Podcasting Tools

    Best Free Podcasting Tools

    In this episode, Ross asks "where can I get free music & what is the best editing software?" for a podcasting project. Thanks for your question, Ross!

    Guest Badr Milligan
    Host of The Short Box Podcast
    Twitter: @TheShortBoxJax
    Check out his podcast here: https://www.theshortboxpodcast.com/

    EDITING TIPS
    Buzzsprout Podcast Editing Playlist

    EDITING SOFTWARE
    Audacity
    Free, open source audio editing software compatible with Windows, macOS, Linux & more!
    Audacity Help & How-to's: https://forum.audacityteam.org/

    GarageBand
    Free audio editing software compatible with macOS. Apple App store also has a mobile version.

    FREE MUSIC
    Buzzsprout Podcast Music Playlist
    YouTube Audio Libraryhttps://freemusicarchive.orghttps://pixabay.comhttps://incompetech.comFREE SOUND EFFECTS
    https://freesound.org/ 
    Have a question?
    Record & submit your question at podinbox.com/buzzsprout to be featured on a future episode!

    Podcasting Q&A is hosted by Jordan Blair @jordanpods.

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
79 Ratings

79 Ratings

Facqt Media ,

Awesome podcast! A-Must-Listen!

This podcast is like having a podcast coach for free! I love how generous Jordan and his guests are in sharing their knowledge and expertise. I love how he leads these experts to offer the best of their knowledge and experience to us listeners. Super insightful and we learned so much!

Wendy Pitts Reeves ,

Couldn’t make it without Buzzsprout!

You guys are awesome. I have learned so much from you on all your channels, and your software is a dream to use. Thank you for all
you do!🙌♥️🙏

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I 💗 Buzzsprout

I usually watch on YouTube but I’ve started to listen on here for my podcasting tips. Always practical and STRAIGHT to the point. I listen to podcasts for different reasons and this one does a great job with getting information in a short, clear and concise manner.

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