Sharing Your Podcast

In this workshop we’ll talk about defining success, how to measure it, and how to increase your reach and impact it with a little knowledge and planning.  Discoverability Podcast Directories Downloads and Subscribers Discoverability and Archiving for Scholarly Podcasts at Columbia Online Marketing Your Podcast Website Social Media Marketing Email and Newsletters Metrics and Analytics   Discoverability Podcast Directories One of the most important steps to ensure your podcast has good reach is to make sure it is distributed through the major podcast listening apps and directories. It is generally agreed upon that the top podcast listening platforms include:  Apple iTunes/Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts Stitcher One way to increase your listenership with little effort is to list your podcast in other directories. If you have the time and inclination, these are other directories that have a large userbase: TuneIn iHeartRadio Google Play Music (this is different than the newer Google Podcasts platform) Listen Out Loud (a directory for educational podcasts) Women in Podcasting  For more information on getting your...
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Publish Your Podcast

Transcripts How can I make a transcript? Transcript best practices Accessibility Publishing your podcast: RSS Feeds Copyright for Podcasting (a really short guide) Using Media in your podcast Creative Commons Licenses   Publishing your podcast: RSS Feeds You’ve got your completed podcast and transcript...how do you publish that content to the web and into the pockets of podcast listeners? Podcasts are delivered to apps and distributors (like Apple iTunes) via RSS feeds, the link that provides these user platforms the information about your podcast.  Rather than uploading your podcast files directly to distributors like iTunes or Spotify, each episode of your podcast must be stored online - either through a podcast host provider or your own website. Not only does this help to ensure that you retain control over your media files and are able to edit or update your information, it also makes it possible to stream your podcast to multiple audiences simultaneously. The RSS feed link establishes a pathway for your episode audio files...
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