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Jan 31, 2019

This episode was inspired by a 6'4" Canadian discussing peeing on his knees in Thailand. And it's also about how to build a "loyalty program" for your podcast. 

For The Bangkok Podcast, they do that with their LINE business account. When they share content -- episodes but also special "quick-hits" -- they get feedback...

Jan 30, 2019

At the risk of offending my libertarian-minded friends: Podcasting's lack of clear standards is hurting the growth of the medium.

Not that I think we should make a standards board that reviews the quality of podcasts for inclusion in our secret club or anything draconian like that. No, I'm committed to podcasting...

Jan 29, 2019

Spoiler: Paying someone to "SEO" your existing podcast's content isn't the solution to getting more attention from Google.

If you really want Google to pay attention to your podcast's content (which means including your podcast's episodes in relevant searches), you have to change your mindset and involve Google earlier...

Jan 28, 2019

Modern medicine makes it easy for many to deal with chronic problems with acute solutions. "Take two of these" really does work in many cases. At least temporarily.

There's a parallel in podcasting, where one of the biggest chronic problems is listener growth. And many of the reported solutions aren't all that...

Jan 24, 2019

Remember when I said that podcasting would never get any easier? Well... what if I was wrong? 

While I don't think an army of robots will take over podcasting anytime soon, there are lots of ways in which automation is already making podcasting easier. I talk about a few in this episode, like:

  • Amazon Alexa's voice...