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

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

RSP Episode 13 – How To Create Award Winning Podcast Entries

Hints and Tips on entering your podcast into awards schemes.
How to create an award winning award podcast entry When award seasons comes.  How can you get your podcast at the top table? How can you win that coveted award for your hard work? How to enter and win awards - Episode 13 of Radio Skills for Podcasters… Kevin field your host of Radio Skills…

Radio Skills for Podcasters – The Edge Episode 01

Radio Skills for Podcasters The Edge Episode 01
An excuse to keep the conversation going while the usual RSP series is in production... This is The EDGE from Radio Skills for Podcasters. In Radio Skills for Podcasters The Edge Kevin talks about what’s been happening in the new media and audio world. In this episode he talks about the New Media Europe event in…

Edit Before You Publish Your Podcast Always

Always Edit Before Publsihing

If you record content for your podcast never put it out as is, always edit before you publish. I was so close to being sacked.  Sat there in the programme managers office. Her tapping her fingers on the table top.  This after her holiday was interrupted by a phone call from the lead presenter on … Read more

Why does the duration of your podcast matter to Spotify?

Why does Spotify want 12 to 15 minute podcasts?

Spotify recently announced that they’d like the podcasts on their platform to be 12 to 15 minutes in duration. Why does the duration of your podcast matter?  It’s something I have often debated and one of the reasons Radio Skills for Podcasters podcasts are between 10 and 15 minutes. Why – in simple terms they … Read more

RSP Episode 6 Powerful Story Telling Secrets You Need to Know

Series One: Episode 6 of Radio Skills for Podcasters.  Become a powerful story teller in ten steps and create powerful podcasters. Kevin shares ten steps for creating powerful stories. Tip One - Always be truthful Tip Two - Relate to your audience Tip Three - Create drama Tip Four - Paint pictures with words Tip…

RSP Episode 03 – Interview Skills

Interview SKills is Episode 03 of Radio Skills for Podcasters
Series One - Episode 03 of Radio Skills for Podcasters. Kevin Field explores Interview Skills the do's and don'ts in part one of our interview skills podcast. In this episode we’ll be looking at interview skills… some do’s and don’ts and some great tricks to improve what you do…. We have our Top Tips this…

RSP Episode 02 – It’s All About The Format

Knowing Your Audience Episode 02 of Radio Skills for Podcasters.
Series One - Episode Two of Radio Skills for Podcasters: It's All About The Format. This time Kevin Field looks at the format of your podcast and how it plays a role in growing listenership. Radio and Podcasting is all about the format.  Without a format you have no show, no episodes, no brand... it's just…