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The Seven Deadly Sins of Podcasting (and how to avoid them)

As I was watching the movie Se7en, I had a very strange thought: are your bad podcasting habits leading you down a path of (podcast) destruction? The movie is about th...

Podcasts Replace School Bells (3 Things in Podcasting)

Top story for me this week is schools in NYC replacing the bell with 60 second podcast episodes! "ABF Creative, the award-winning producer of Kids & Family podcasts, i...

How to get Feedback From Your Listeners

Have you ever been in a situation where someone wants something from you, but they won't come out and ask for it? They'll hint at it, tip toe around the issue, or just...

Spotify Adds Comments | 3 Things in Podcasting

Feeling overwhelmed by the constant changes in the podcasting world? You're not alone. With new tools and trends emerging every day, it can be challenging to keep your...

5 Changes You Can Make to Grow Your Podcast Today

Does it feel like your podcast isn’t growing no matter what you do? You’re busting your butt trying to grow your podcast. You’re creating good content, promoting it on...

Should Your Podcast Have Seasons (or Just Breaks)?

Should my podcast have seasons? It's a common question, and honestly, I think there's a lot more nuance than people realize. That's certain true of me...at least until...

Content Sawdust, NYTimes Paywalls Podcasts, Why Podcasts Fail (3 Things)

We're diving into the art of repurposing content with the "sawdust" approach, exploring the New York Times' bold move to put many of its podcasts behind a paywall, and...

Answering YOUR Questions Around Creating an Engaging Podcast

It's another Q&A Episode! I gather some question from listeners, particularly focusing on the length and frequency of episodes, content creation, and branding. I tackl...

Libsyn + YouTube, Making Money, Trailer Swaps (3 Things)

3 Things in Podcasting for June 21st, 2024: Libsyn Adds YouTube API SupportLibsyn has integrated with YouTube's new podcast API, allowing creators to easily publish vi...

Podcast Ad Nauseam, Podroll, and Listening on 1.5x (3 Things in Podcasting)

It's another 3 Things in Podcasting! In today's episode, I cover: Sounds Profitable's Ad Nauseum report - I share my biggest takeaways and insights from this fascinati...

3 Things in Podcasting (VideoDub, Anchor, and Starting Right)

I'm trying a new series on this channel where I cover 3 things in podcast from the past week. Let me know on Twitter (@jcasabona) or via email (joe@casabona.org) what ...

Coaching Call: Growing a Podcast Focused on Non-Profits

It's time for a live coaching call! Today, I'm sitting down with Joseph and Kelsey from Greater Than Zero Percent, a podcast dedicated to sharing the incredible storie...

Should I Really Use Dynamic Ads for Mid-roll Sponsors?

I wouldn’t call myself an avid Jurassic Park fan. I was a little shy of 8 when it came out, and being a young boy I did enjoy dinosaurs…and man did those dinosaurs loo...

The Tools for Podcasters Guide is Live!

When I came up with the idea for Podcast Workflows — nearly a year ago at CEX 2023 — one of the aspects of the site was to have a “Tools” page — something that could s...

What Makes Good Podcast Artwork in 2024?

One of my favorite scenes from Scrubs happens in Season 3, Episode 1. Sarah Chalke’s character, Dr. Elliot Reid, is sitting on her bed, reflecting on the fact that she...

The Digital Storytelling Aspect of Podcasting

A family walks into a talent agency, and says, “Have we got the act for you…”If you’re familiar with this opening to a joke, you may have had a visceral reaction to it...

Thinking About Spotify, Exclusivity, Call Her Daddy, and Joe Rogan

Spotify has made a couple of big announcements this month. First, their second-biggest show, Call Her Daddy, ended exclusively rights. While the show will still be a S...

What I Learned Doing a Daily Podcast

As I write this, I feel stuck between two idioms. The first is, “Shoot for the moon, and you’ll land among the stars.”The second is, “he’s always swinging for the fenc...

Give Your Listeners the Gift of Clear Audio with Riverside

Back when I started my podcast, if I wanted clear, uncompressed audio that didn’t have that random robot voice you’d get from an unstable connection, I’d need to do a ...

Should We Stop Repurposing Content (and Start Repurposing Ideas)?

 At the beginning of 2023, it seemed that the maxim “repurpose your content” reached a fever pitch. More agencies are offering repurpose services, and we see lots more...

How to get More Comfortable Behind the Mic

On my wedding day, I was standing inside the church, in front of the altar, welcoming the 200+ guests we had invited as they came in and found their seats.My friend Al...

Upgrade’s Short Form Strategy is Worth Trying

Upgrade is one of my favorite podcasts to listen to for Apple and tech industry news. I think they have some of the most measured takes and don’t fall victim to hyperb...

Voxalyze: The Google Analytics of Podcast Stats

One thing that’s as sure as the sunrise during the Christmas season is that kids and adults alike will look at the gifts under their tree and wonder what’s inside. The...

Can Short Form Video Help Podcasters?

There’s a reason that movies have teaser trailers. That TV shows have short “hits.” “Tonight, on a very special Blossom,” came from somewhere.They are designed to crea...

Your Podcast Needs a Mission Statement

Anyone can make a podcast, right? Just pull up a microphone, hit record, then publish it out to the world. While it can be that easy, it’s not always that straightforw...

Workflow Recommendation: American History Tellers

A recent favorite podcast of mine is American History Tellers from Wondery. After finding History Daily back in April, I followed host Lindsay Graham’s work more close...

Descript is the Swiss Army Knife of Podcasting

Batman’s utility belt. The Doctor’s Screwdriver from Doctor Who. Tommy Pickles’ toy Screwdriver1. These things could get our heroes out of whatever pinch they found th...

What's Your Christmas Song? (It's Podcast Advent!)

I am one of the unholy people who commits the seasonal crime of listening to Christmas music too early. I get the itch around early November, but exercise restraint un...

Can long podcasts compete with short attention spans?

I actually think there are two misconceptions here. The first is we have shorter attention spans. TikTok increased its video length to 10 minutes, and the sweet spot f...

Sometimes you need to record twice

I had a rough weekend a while back, my friends. One Thursday I started to feel sick with the plague my children brought home from school. And I thought I had successfu...

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