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Podcast Tips and Advice

Lots of people ask for our advice on how to podcast, so we decided to keep an on-going blog of tips. Got a question? Email us here.

Statistics
You need to measure how many people are downloading your show. Having good analytics helps you show how successful your show is, and to see if you are reaching the people you think you are. There are many ways to measure audience, but direct downloads from your host are the first step.
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Enjoy our podcast archives.

How to Cold Pitch Digital Media for DIY Musicians

After decades working in corporate radio, print and digital media, and PR, I’ve developed a few tips for independent musicians to increase the likelihood of gaining media coverage.

At the AmericanaFest 2017 conference, I mentored several songwriters in quick ten-minute sessions. Everyone should have access to the #PRoTip nuggets of wisdom, so spread the word!