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Don’t just tell listeners your story, show it to them, too!

Simply put, podcasting is storytelling via an audio medium. Not so simply put, podcasting is storytelling delivered via a number of various elements that also includes artwork, branding, and listening tools.

Now, with Spreaker’s newest embedded player, the marriage of all those elements comes together in one place, that’s efficient for you, as a producer, and convenient for your listeners. You can tell your story, and show it, too, with a full display of your episode or podcast artwork front and center, as well as a complete listing of your past podcast episodes. …


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is one of the main speakers at the upcoming Podcast Movement on July 6th-8th. As well as an award-winning podcaster, he also helps others launch and improve their own podcasts so that they can share their passions and find success. He creates training resources (like SEO for Podcasters) and podcasting tools (like My Podcast Reviews), and offers one-on-one consulting and group training. Daniel is a keynote speaker on podcasting and social media and he hosts a network of award-nominated shows covering how to podcast, clean-comedy, and the #1 unofficial podcast for ABC’s hit drama Once Upon a Time. …


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Your podcast intro is important… Actually, it is the most important audio element you will ever create for your podcast.

Why?

It is the very first thing a potential new listener will hear. You have approximately 30 seconds to grab their attention — if you mess that part up, that’s that. Your potential new listener will move on and may never come back.

You Can Make a Great Podcast Intro

I believe that everyone has what it takes to create great copy for their podcast intro. You most likely know your niche and your target listener very well — this gives you an advantage over the best script writer in the world! There is some basic guidance to follow. …


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2016 is definitely the year of podcast advertising, especially considering our partnership with Triton Digital announced back in December. Even if it still has to scale before it becomes mainstream, big Internet brands like MailChimp and Amazon, along with plenty of startups like underwear brand Mack Weldon, have been using ads to pursue new customers through podcasts.

According to estimates from ZenithOptimedia, ad spending on podcasts in the U.S. could hit $35.1 million in 2016. That’s only 0.06 percent of all digital ad spending, but some say that estimate is low and that it could go as high as $50 million this year. …


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Wouldn’t it be great to work from home? How about a cozy café?

What if you had total freedom to choose where to work? Doesn’t that sound like a breath of fresh air?

I can give some insight on that as a Spreaker teammate, where remote-working, or telecommuting, is the mot du jour. In the past year, I’ve encountered remote working’s both pros and cons head on, with some aspects of this working style being totally surprising.

In case you didn’t know, Spreaker’s team is scattered across the globe, mainly in Europe (Spain, Italy, Germany, and Lithuania), as well as the United States (Seattle). Some of us work in co-working spaces, or shared offices, with others preferring the comfort of their own homes. …


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It’s 8 o’clock, morning coffee already drunk, all set to go to work. Whether you’re trying not miss the bus or you’re squeezed in with about 1,000 people inside it, listening to podcasts about the latest tv shows is the new way to spend the most useless time of your day.

There are no statistics on the number of TV-based podcasts, but pop culture figures heavily in the podcast universe. Like other fan-based platforms, podcasts range from the extremely granular and specific to the broad and thematic. (via mediapost.com)

So here’s a list of some of the funniest, most in-depth, addictive podcasts straight out of the Spreaker Community! …


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We know it’s been a hard week: whether you’re single or taken you probably feel a bit overwhelmed by all the heart-shaped stuff everywhere. While the worst part about Valentine’s Day is trying to ignore it, we might have a solution for you: just focus on your love of podcasts and listen to these three in particular to survive this Valentine’s Day.

1. Sunday brunch

We can all agree that one of the best ways to spend the holiday is by eating some fresh, good healthy food. Since Valentine’s Day this year is on a Sunday, brunch is definitely the way to go: French Toast, Spanish fried chicken… Nanci and her hosts Matt Lewis (co-owner of BAKED NYC) and Valerie Gordon (Valerie Gordon) really love food! …


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Do you remember how, ten years ago, we were all obsessed with blogs? And how many times you said (or you’ve been told) “you should start writing a blog”? Suddenly, even your grandma had a blog about gardening tips.

Don’t you think it’s the same now, with podcasts? And doesn’t it seems awkwardly amazing to listen to your grandma’s voice talking about how to keep your cyclamen from dying in the winter? It’s amazing!

It is undeniable that podcasts are living their golden age and that the ingredients are basically three: easy-to-use platforms, professionalism, and incisive content creation — the same successful ingredients for putting together a successful blog. So, what’s the difference? …


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Well, January is almost over and now that the holidays have passed we’re all back to our everyday lives. Nevertheless, some of us are still drawing up our New Year’s resolutions, and while we all know it’s fun making to-do lists, it’s really hard to keep them up during the year. But not to worry, Spreaker’s there for you!

Whether you’re a podcasting pro or in the “I should start a podcast”phase, we think there are three important things every podcaster should do:

1. Record your audio content for free in a professional way

Focus your mind and imagine: you’re in your comfiest pajamas ever (because who will ever know what you’re wearing?), holding your favorite Star Wars mug, the cat is sleeping in the warmest spot in the house (a.k.a. on the keyboard), headphones and mic are on and… you hit REC and let loose your charming voice to the whole world, like a boss. …


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2015 has been an amazing year, with so much happening with us at Spreaker, as well as the podcasting community at large. It was a great year to become a podcaster, or learn how to be a better one, with new information and tips abound — many of which were featured on this very blog.

From the moment the podcasting seed was planted in your mind, we wanted to be there to help you out, step-by-step along the way.

We strived to provide a smoother experience in creating your podcast, working on Spreaker’s own tools and features. Getting down to the basics, Spreaker has always had the goal of being an easy podcast management platform, from the web-based console to the Spreaker Studio app for iOS and Android. …

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