Media Hosting, iTunes Rankings, New & Noteworthy

VP of Podcaster Relations at Libsyn Rob Walch joins us for a chat on this episode. Rob has been in podcasting from the very beginning and has a wealth of experience in the medium. We talked about media hosting, and why you might want to think about hosting with Libsyn. iTunes, and the myths and misinformation […]

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Political Messages, Character Beliefs, & Prejudices

Should you try to steer clear of politics, or is it okay to write a political message into your story? That’s part of the discussion on this week’s episode. Also, what about your characters? Can they have all sorts of beliefs and viewpoints without these ever becoming the main focus of the story? We’d love […]

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How To Get Your Audio Drama In iTunes

An overwhelming majority of podcast listening takes place through iTunes/The Podcast App. If you’re running an Audio Drama podcast you absolutely must be listed there if you want to build any kind of fanbase at all. Putting episodes up on Youtube is fine, but don’t make that the primary place you send people. The majority […]

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Download Numbers. The Potential of Audio Drama

Download numbers are discussed, and sometimes obsessed over by podcasters. However, it’s better to focus your attention on those who are listening, rather than stressing over those who aren’t. Keep creating great Audio Drama and you will grow your audience. With that said, let’s take a look at some hard numbers that can provide useful […]

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Inequality. Character Inner Voices. Media Hosting

On this episode we’re taking another look at gender equality in the medium as we invite friend of the show Fiona Thraille on to offer her own opinions on this topical discussion. Links mentioned by Fiona were Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, The Femenist Frequency, Women in Audio Drama Facebook Group, and The Smurfette Principle. On top of that, […]

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Audio Drama on Spotify. Changing DAWs, & more on audio storytelling

There was some pretty big news in the podcasting world last week as Libsyn (via their own podcast The Feed) announced that they were partnering with music streaming giants Spotify. By the sounds of it, podcasts will be available on the service by the summer of 2015, which means that you could soon have your own audio […]

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