Start HERE – Welcome Podcasters and hello…

Hello… My name is Kevin Field and I’m the founder of Radio Skills for Podcasters. If you’ve just stumbled across this website here’s what you can find on the site. The About Us page provides background to why I started this website, podcast, course and resource centre. The Podcast Series Page is a direct link … Read more

How to develop the confidence to start a podcast.

How to develop the confidence to start a podcast.

This post stems from one of my clients who asked this question: I’m not feeling confident when starting my podcast, how can I get more confident in what I’m doing? How did you do it? I started in radio broadcasting, originally hospital radio, college radio, short-term stations and then professional broadcasting. I’ve been broadcasting for … Read more

How to create better podcasts with your interview guests

How to create better podcasts with your interview guests

How to create better podcasts with your interview guests? If you want to get more listeners, keep them listening for longer with just a few tweaks of your interviews for podcast then read on.  Let’s face it interview podcasts are everywhere. They proliferate the podcast world. Yet so many people just get either the interview … Read more

How can Snapchat help grow your podcast?

Can you build podcast audience using snapchat?

How can Snapchat help grow your podcast? If you don’t know what snapchat is where have you been? Do you know how it works? Here’s a simple overview of snapchat from the people at Mashable. It is a beginners guide. Time Magazines Adults Guide to Snapchat – a Fun read. It seems a superb tool to … Read more

Grow your podcast audience

Grow your podcast audience with love.  How to “Love your listeners and be loved in return” and build a loyal community.   A bit of escapism at first to set this up – Nat King Cole first recorded the song Nature Boy in 1948. It’s a great song, I really like David Bowie’s version for the film … Read more

Ten things that will help podcasters create content

Podcasters – Ten things that will help podcasters create content… Have you ever come to the point where you just can’t find the inspiration for content in your next episode?   You feel like you’ve exhausted your options. Perhaps you just haven’t had time to research your next topic.  You have the podcasters block. Let me introduce … Read more

Podcasters – Don’t Fear The Competition

Podcasters – Don’t fear the competition understand them. I used to find it interesting when a programme controller would frown upon me mentioning the competition. “Don’t mention the competitors ever Kevin”.  “Oh, Ok boss…” Why, I thought – what are you afraid of? Are you scared that they might switch over? I felt as if … Read more

Don’t be afraid to dream – Inspired by Chris Coleman and Wales

  Never give up on your dream and don’t be afraid to fail. Chris Coleman is the manager of the Welsh national football team. They’ve had an incredible tournament in Euro 2016. After their unexpected win over Belgium something he said struck a chord with me. In the video above Chris said “Don’t be afraid to … Read more