If you're podcasting, you want to grow your podcast audience. It's a natural inclination. But growing that audience can be challenging - especially if you don't have much marketing experience. That's why we've put together this list of podcast marketing tips to help make the process easier for you. We'll draw on examples from some of the most successful podcasts to show you what works and what doesn't.
So whether you're just starting or you've been podcasting for a while, read on for some valuable advice!
This is the first thing potential listeners will see, so make sure it's something that will grab their attention. Once you have a title, come up with an equally catchy description of what your podcast is about. This is your elevator pitch - make it good!
This seems like a no-brainer, but making sure your podcast is high quality is essential before you start trying to market it. No one wants to listen to a poorly recorded, boring podcast. So take the time to record quality episodes that will keep people coming back for more.
If you want people to keep coming back for more, you must be consistent with your podcast releases. Make sure you upload new episodes on a regular schedule and stick to it. This way, your listeners will know when to expect new content, and they won't get bored or frustrated waiting for new episodes.
Your website is often the first place potential listeners will go to learn more about your podcast. Make sure it's well-designed and easy to navigate so they can easily find what they're looking for. Include an RSS feed of your podcast episodes so people can subscribe, and make sure all of your episodes are correctly tagged and categorized.
Ensure you're promoting your podcast on all your social media channels, and encourage your listeners to share episodes they enjoy. You can also run social media ads targeting potential listeners in your target demographic.
Collaborating with other podcasters is a great way to grow your podcast audience. This can be anything from appearing as a guest on another podcast to co-hosting an episode. Not only will this help you reach new audiences, but it's also a great way to build relationships with other members of the podcasting community.
So those are some podcast marketing tips to help you grow your audience quickly. Just remember to be consistent, produce quality content, and promote your podcast on all of your channels. If you do all these things, you'll be well on your way to success!
To help you more about digital marketing, I need you to check this eBook I've created about the 10 things that I'VE WISHED I had known when I started marketing. If you are or are not in the same place, you must read this. Get the eBook here.
If you want more up close and personal marketing strategies, advice, or an overhaul of your marketing structure, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or schedule a call with Zack now.