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Why Should You Start A Podcast? There are a thousand reasons to learn how to start a podcast, just like there are a thousand reasons to listen to them. Are you looking for a new medium to tell a story? Do you want to deliver communications for your company through a new method? Is there a topic you’re passionate about and want to share with others? Do you have information to turn into a resource for others to utilize? Are you looking to deliver training to your employees in a new, innovative way? Do you have a brand that’s looking to expand into a new medium? Even if none of these reasons resonate with you, there’s no wrong reason to start a podcast. Podcasting, as a medium, has a low threshold for entry. It offers an open route for content creators curious about new avenues through which they can explore a topic and tell a story.
Every podcast has its audience - it’s just a matter of finding it. And while word of mouth is always helpful and more than welcome, it’s easier to find your audience and engage with them if they can find your podcast first. And the easiest way to do so is to promote your podcast.
With the surging popularity of podcasts, many companies are discovering the ways this medium can help their business. A corporate podcast can address many business needs, from a branded corporate podcast for marketing to internal podcasts to engage, connect, and inform employees. A corporate podcast offers a unique way to tell a story and get information across that is both more convenient and more effective.
In this video, John, the head of marketing at Podbean, highlights four compelling reasons why your business should consider creating a company-branded podcast. First, a company-branded podcast helps with public branding, allowing your brand to grow in the public eye through this popular and engaging medium. Second, it creates a more personalized and humanized experience for your audience, enhancing your brand's image and customer engagement. Third, it offers a unique space to promote and advertise your products and services, increasing the likelihood of generating new sales and leads. Finally, a company-branded podcast can be SEO-optimized to boost your online presence and help your business grow. Consider exploring Podbean's services for businesses to learn more about how podcasting can benefit your brand.
In Podbean, you have the flexibility to customize both your podcast logo and episode art. To change your podcast logo, simply log into your Podbean account, navigate to the "Podcast Dashboard," and access the "Settings" in the left-hand column. Then, click on "General," choose your podcast logo image from your computer, ensuring it meets Apple Podcasts' size and format requirements. It's advisable to include your show title or brand in the artwork. Click "Update Options" to apply your new podcast logo. Note that the change may not immediately reflect across all podcast directories. If you wish to change the individual art for a specific episode, you can do so during the publishing process by selecting "Choose New" to upload a new episode art from your computer. Be aware that while this customized episode art will appear on your Podbean website and app, its display on third-party directories may vary, and they might continue to use your standard podcast logo.
The Podbean Livestream platform offers a distinctive way to transform your podcast production into a live broadcast. You have the option to invite multiple co-hosts to participate in your live stream, resulting in a one-of-a-kind dynamic show. This live show can then be published as a podcast episode, creating a truly interactive experience. It provides your listeners with a fresh opportunity to actively engage with your podcast and become part of your community. Now, you can host your livestream directly from the Podbean mobile app on both iOS and Android devices. Here's a guide on how to initiate a livestream from your mobile device.
In this instructional video, you'll discover how to effortlessly schedule episodes on Podbean. The process begins by logging into your Podbean account and accessing the "New episode" feature. And introducing the supported file formats. Additionally, Podbean automatically distributes your episode across its platform and to any third-party directories where you've previously submitted your podcast, simplifying the process of content management.
Podbean equips podcast creators with a robust suite of analytics tools that offer in-depth insights into their podcast's performance. Within the platform's "Statistics" section, you can assess various aspects of your podcast's audience engagement. This includes tracking listener statistics on a daily, weekly, monthly, and all-time basis, examining growth trends, and even mapping out your listeners' global distribution. Moreover, the analytics provide invaluable information about peak listening times, user retention, and the popularity of specific episodes. You can also access detailed download statistics and make episode-to-episode performance comparisons. The flexibility to export all this data to an Excel spreadsheet further empowers podcasters to make informed decisions to enhance and expand their podcast's reach.
Group recording lets you record an audio podcast episode with co-hosts and guests by simply using the Podbean app. You can invite up to eight guests to join you during your recording. Once completed, you’ll receive both a single mp3 cloud recording for your whole session, as well as individual local recordings of you and each of your co-hosts. Traditionally, the sound quality of each host and the overall recording in a remote interview or virtual recording decreases due to network issues. Podbean’s Group Recording function allows you to get clear, high quality individual recordings of each host, as these recordings are recorded locally on each host’s smartphone. Your co-hosts recording audio quality is not affected by the internet connection. After the recording session is completed, you can get each speaker's local audio recording in your Podbean account media manager and merge them into a master file using your DAW audio software of choice.
This video is a step-by-step tutorial demonstrating how to publish a podcast episode using Podbean. It covers logging into your Podbean account, uploading media files (supported formats include mp3, m4a, mp4, m4v, mpg, pdf, and zip), and adding episode details such as title, show notes, and an optional image. It also shows how to link your social media channels and schedule the episode for future release. Additionally, it mentions that the episode will be accessible on your Podbean website, iOS and Android apps, and through third-party platforms like Apple Podcasts and Spotify if properly set up.
This video serves as an instructional guide for utilizing Podbean Live's unlisted feature and remote recording capabilities. It offers a step-by-step walkthrough on creating an unlisted live stream, restricting access to only those with a shared link. Additionally, the video explains the procedures for remote recording. It underscores the significance of using headsets and external audio equipment to enhance audio quality during live streams. The content includes instructions for initiating an unlisted live show, inviting co-hosts, and concludes with guidance on downloading and publishing recorded episodes. The unlisted feature enables the creation of exclusive and private streaming experiences, catering to dedicated audiences and accommodating scenarios such as remote interviews and invitation-only live streams.