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The History of Social Media – Infographic

A most awesome history lesson from our friends at Copyblogger. In case you’re wondering, social media didn’t start with the advent of Facebook, nor with the very first weblog. From the very first email in 1971, we strive to make the interwebs a more social place. From that first email and weblog were born the […]

How to Raise Awareness of Your Cause – Start a Podcast

Do you have a cause that’s close to your heart? Do you wish you could share the details with a large number of people at the same time? Do it yourself podcasting may be the answer you are looking for. Podcasts are a fantastic way to get your message out quickly. You don’t have to […]

A Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up Your WordPress Website

WordPress is the most popular content management system available and an absolute necessity for podcasters. Before you can even consider which platform you want to use, how to set up your feeds or where to store your shows, you’ve got to have a fully functioning content management system in place on your own self-hosted website. […]

Podcaster’s Checklist: Day 1-Part Three

In previous posts you’ve come up with a name for your show and found a website and host for it. Let’s wrap up Day 1. Don’t Set Up That Site Just Yet We’ve got a little pre-work to do before you press the “Go” button and pay for your site. What you’ve obviously discovered by […]

Top 10 Premium WordPress Theme Sites

As podcasters, it’s easy for us to get caught up in creating the content of our shows, finding the right equipment and massaging the sound until it’s just right. But then we just slap it up on our website, giving little thought to the presentation. When I look at the numbers for my show a […]

Your Website Sucks: Beyond Usability

Today’s post wraps up our weeklong look at website design. In the two previous posts we first looked at a couple of simple things you could do to the structure of your posts and also what to look for in your themes to make them user friendly. Now we’re going to look at, what will […]

Your Website Sucks: Usability

This is part two of this week’s series, Your Website Sucks. When you think of a website, does the word usability come to mind? It should. How you think your audience uses your website and how they actually use it may be quite surprising. Designers have a tendency to think Up and Down and Left […]

Great Podcast – But Your Site Sucks

This is part one of a three part series this week on site design. How many times have you seen this? You find a great podcast, listen to a couple of shows and really get into it. Maybe you want to know a little bit more about who’s creating this. Or maybe there’s a call-to-action […]

Monetizing Your Podcast – Donations and Subscriptions

This is Part 1 of a 5-part series: Monetizing Your Podcast. You’ve been at your podcast for some time now. You’ve built an audience and established some cred. You believe that maybe it’s time you start getting paid for all of your hard work. It’s time to monetize your podcast There are a myriad of […]

Podcasters, Don’t Forget Your Blogging Skills

If you’re not seeing the traffic you want to your site, have you considered it may be due to your blogging skills, or lack thereof? You’ve finished your show, mixed it down so it sounds right, and got it loaded to your site and ready for the rss feeds and podcatchers to pick it up. […]

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