Learn the importance of using the "remember playback position" check box when tagging your podcast files with ID3 tags (i.e. metadata). This is one item I always check when filling in my ID3 information and can easily be done using the itunes software.Also, do you listen to your own show? Do you make sure it's not a damaged file before you release it to the internet? Find out why I think this is important and how, at a minimum, you can make sure you are sending out quality audio and video files to your listeners.
Learn how to make your podcast rank higher in search results via google, bing, yahoo, etc.
By titling your episodes using relevant keywords (words that are contained within your episodes content), you are more likely to show up on the first page of search results when someone is looking for your niche focused content.
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If your podcast was up for an award, would it be a winner? On this episode you’ll find out which elements of a podcast are judged for The Podcast Awards. Get an inside look at the voting process and use it to make your show stronger.
Whether or not you are seeking an award winning show, this episode will inform you about all the factors that go into a strong podcast and podcast website. Following the tips here will make your podcast more relevant in search engines such as google and as a result you will receive more listeners to your show.
I also talk about the new spin-off podcast I’ve launched, Podcast Quick Tips and I answer a listener question about itunes and blip.tv.
Some of the elements that Todd Cochrane listed as voting criteria for his annual podcast awards:
- good Content
- sound Quality
- content matches you about page
- nominations (count for 40 points max towards deciding score)
- show notes
- download link
- media player
- visible RSS feed
- valid RSS feed
- itunes feed link
- contact email
Personal Life Media is a podcast network consisting of 40 different podcasts. Each podcast is unique but all are tied into a common theme, your personal life. As well, the network produces information products that can expand and help you produce your best podcast episodes.
Susan is a super star in new media culture and has many years of experience interacting with the people who move media in the internet age.
Find out all about Susan and Personal Life Media in this interview. Learn how her newest information product, Talk Show Tips, can help you become a better interviewer.
Learn what it takes to run a 40 show podcasting network, be the vice-chairman of the Association for Downloadable Media (an organization focused on podcasters) and hear all about how she handles a career in new media.
Susan also provides a powerful tip to podcasters who want to ask unique and interesting questions to their interviewees. All this and more on this episode of The Podcasters Studio.