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Podcasting can quickly become overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be that way. If you want to learn how to start a podcast, Podcast Better can help with that. On the other hand if you’ve already started a podcast and you’re feeling stuck, lacking motivation, or you’re unsure you’re doing things the right way, I can help you there too. I’ve been podcasting since 2015. I’ve produced four unique shows and hundreds of episodes garnering hundreds of thousands of downloads. I’ve learned what makes good podcasts great and I’ve also discovered many mistakes I’ve made along the way. I want to share these experiences with you so that you can jumpstart your journey and make your podcast a success. I want to arm you with the proper mindset and toolset so you can focus on your listeners and create amazing podcast content.

Podcasting can quickly become overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be that way. If you want to learn how to start a podcast, Podcast Better can help with that. On the other hand if you’ve already started a podcast and you’re feeling stuck, lacking motivation, or you’re unsure you’re doing things the right way, I can help you there too. I’ve been podcasting since 2015. I’ve produced four unique shows and hundreds of episodes garnering hundreds of thousands of downloads. I’ve learned what makes good podcasts great and I’ve also discovered many mistakes I’ve made along the way. I want to share these experiences with you so that you can jumpstart your journey and make your podcast a success. I want to arm you with the proper mindset and toolset so you can focus on your listeners and create amazing podcast content.

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United States

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Podcasting can quickly become overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be that way. If you want to learn how to start a podcast, Podcast Better can help with that. On the other hand if you’ve already started a podcast and you’re feeling stuck, lacking motivation, or you’re unsure you’re doing things the right way, I can help you there too. I’ve been podcasting since 2015. I’ve produced four unique shows and hundreds of episodes garnering hundreds of thousands of downloads. I’ve learned what makes good podcasts great and I’ve also discovered many mistakes I’ve made along the way. I want to share these experiences with you so that you can jumpstart your journey and make your podcast a success. I want to arm you with the proper mindset and toolset so you can focus on your listeners and create amazing podcast content.

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English


Episodes

You Need To Keep Your Audience Informed

4/19/2021
#078 - If you're starting something new, tell your audience about it. If you're stopping something, let your listeners know. If you're taking a break, you guessed it, keep your audience informed. They'll appreciated it. Show Contact Info Twitter (@podbetterpod)Instagram (@podbetterpod)Facebook (@ThePodcastersGuild)Host Contact Info Twitter (@asamatterofmatt)Instagram (@asamatterofmatt) Music licensed from purple-planet.com Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/podcastbetter)

Duration:00:06:32

How To Improve Your Interview Skills | Jonathan Collaton

4/12/2021
#077 - If you're a podcaster and you have guests on your show or are planning to have guests on your show then you'll want to listen to this episode. Becoming a better interviewer is a skill just like any other. So if you're ready to improve your interview skills, I hope you can take a few tips from Jonathan. Mentioned in this Episode: Eric Nuzum Interview on BuzzcastNever Edit Filler Words Again! (Episode 3)Career Crossroads PodcastGuest Contact Info Twitter (@JCollaton)Instagram...

Duration:00:30:38

The Many Hidden Features of Podchaser | Bradley Davis

4/5/2021
#076 - If you've heard of Podchaser, you likely know it for one of two things: a place to leave reviews or a place to track your show credits. While both of these are fantastic reasons to use Podchaser, there is so much more available of which I believe more people should be aware. Join me as I talk with the CEO and co-founder of Podchaser, Bradley Davis. Mentioned in this Episode: PodchaserBradley's Podchaser ProfileFollow Podchaser on TwitterGuest Contact Info Twitter...

Duration:00:31:09

Putting Our Own Podcast Under the Microscope | Brent Allen

3/29/2021
#075 - Brent joins me again for a different type of episode. This is the beginning of a long-term experiment or case study. Brent and I will be examining one of our own live podcasts to see what we can do to improve the show and get more listeners. I hope you'll join us on this journey. Mentioned in this Episode: Beam Me UpFollow Beam Me Up on Twitter (@beammeuppod)Follow Beam Me Up on Instagram (@beammeuppod)Is Your Media Social (Episode 61)Marketing Your Way to a Million Downloads...

Duration:01:08:21

Discover Why Podpage Has So Many Passionate Fans | Brenden Mulligan

3/22/2021
#074 - If you've asked someone for a podcast website recommendation in the past six months, you've likely heard about Podpage. Join me for a behind-the-scenes look at Podpage with the founder, Brenden Mulligan. I think you'll quickly see why Podpage has become a fan-favorite and why it naturally has so many evangelists. Mentioned in this Episode: Buzzsprout (Affiliate Link)A Look Inside Buzzsprout Numbers and Stats (Episode 69)Podpage (Affiliate Link)Podpage Facebook GroupGuest Contact...

Duration:00:30:22

If You're Thinking About Starting a Podcast, Start Here

3/15/2021
#073 - Every day I see people asking for tips and advice on starting a podcast. My answer is always the same. In this episode, I elaborate on that answer. If you know someone who is thinking about starting a podcast, please share this episode with them. Mentioned in this Episode: Samson Q2U (Affiliate Link)ATR-2100x (Affiliate Link)Buzzsprout (Affiliate Link)Podcast AuditFree Consultation with MattShow Contact Info Twitter (@podbetterpod)Instagram (@podbetterpod)Facebook...

Duration:00:13:43

It's Okay to Make Changes

3/12/2021
#072 - From time to time there may be changes or adjustments you want to make to your podcast. Go for it. Nothing is set in stone and you don't need permission from anyone. Make whatever changes are in your best interest. In fact, I'm about to make some changes to this show... Mentioned in this Episode: Podcast AuditBeam Me UpFree Consultation with MattShow Contact Info Twitter (@podbetterpod)Instagram (@podbetterpod)Facebook (@PodcastBetter)Host Contact Info Twitter...

Duration:00:11:41

How To End or Leave a Show the Right Way | Brent Allen

3/8/2021
#071 - No, I am not ending Podcast Better, but it is a topic I want to talk about. I have personally, left two shows in my career and my guest today is leaving his first. We're going to dive into what that looks like, how it feels, and the best way to go about it. Mentioned in this Episode: The PewterCastTales From Godric's HollowNeed More BuffsBeam Me UpGuest Contact Info Instagram (@brentallenlive)Twitter (@brentallenlive)Facebook (@brentallenlive)Show Contact Info Twitter...

Duration:00:42:22

Use Streamyard Even If You're Not Streaming

3/5/2021
#070 - I've tried many remote connection solutions over the years. Everything from Google Hangouts to Zoom to Discord and more, but none of them compare to the simplicity and reliability of Streamyard. I always like to make things as simple and easy as possible for my guests and Streamyard helps me do that. Mentioned in this Episode: StreamyardFree Consultation with MattShow Contact Info Twitter (@podbetterpod)Instagram (@podbetterpod)Facebook (@PodcastBetter)Host Contact Info Twitter...

Duration:00:14:20

A Look Inside Buzzsprout Download Numbers and Stats | Tom Rossi

3/1/2021
#069 - Buzzsprout co-founder, Tom Rossi joins me today to discuss how Buzzsprout tries to help you understand and utilize your statistics. Together we'll discover exactly how Buzzsprout defines a download and how all the numbers are calculated. But as exciting as download numbers can be, Tom also reminds us that podcasting is about more than the numbers. Mentioned in this Episode: Buzzsprout Global StatisticsIAB ComplianceThe First Step in Your Podcast Journey (Episode 1)Your Download...

Duration:00:35:37

Bad Connection, Bad Recording - It Happened To Me

2/26/2021
#068 - No one is immune to disaster, but if you're prepared, you can mitigate the damage. My last episode, the interview with Melissa Monte (Mind Love), was the worst technical recording I've dealt with in six years. However, we worked together and turned it into my best episode yet. Mentioned in this Episode: Marketing Your Way to a Million Downloads | Melissa MonteShow Contact Info Twitter (@podbetterpod)Instagram (@podbetterpod)Facebook (@PodcastBetter)Host Contact Info Twitter...

Duration:00:13:58

Marketing Your Way to a Million Downloads | Melissa Monte

2/22/2021
#067 - What would you say if I told you I had a plan to get one million downloads in your first year as a podcaster? Well, I obviously can't guarantee your numbers, but I can share the path that Melissa Monte of the Mind Love Podcast took to get there. Let's start you down the right path today! Mentioned in this Episode: Mind Love (Website)Mind Love (Podcast)Smart Passive IncomeDon't Get Overwhelmed, Keep Moving Forward (Episode 64)Guest Contact Info Twitter (@mindlovemelissa)Facebook...

Duration:00:33:21

Should I Create a Second Website for My Podcast?

2/19/2021
#066 - One big question I want to answer today: If you already have a website, should you start a secondary website just for your podcast? Well, it depends. Let's explore it together. Mentioned in this Episode: Your Podcast Needs a Website (Episode 23)PodpageFuseboxBuzzsproutShow Contact Info Twitter (@podbetterpod)Instagram (@podbetterpod)Facebook (@PodcastBetter)Host Contact Info Twitter (@asamatterofmatt) Music licensed from purple-planet.com Support the show...

Duration:00:14:02

How Podcasters Can Get the Most Out of Clubhouse | Mark Savant

2/15/2021
#065 - Mark Savant joins me to explain how the new, audio-only social media app, Clubhouse can benefit podcasters. Get an overview of the platform and its uses here, then come and talk with us on Clubhouse. Mentioned in this Episode: Clubhouse AppAfter Hours EntrepreneurMark Savant MediaYouTube Channel (@MarkSavantMedia)Guest Contact Info Twitter (@marksavantmedia)Facebook (@marksavantedia)Instagram (@marksavantmedia)LinkedIn (@marksavantmedia)Show Contact Info Twitter...

Duration:00:25:24

Don't Get Overwhelmed, Keep Moving Forward

2/12/2021
#064 - In today's world it's easy to get overwhelmed by all the knowledge available to you. However, rest assured that you do not need all the knowledge right now. Take a deep breath and take the first step with me. Mentioned in this Episode: BuzzsproutShow Contact Info Twitter (@podbetterpod)Instagram (@podbetterpod)Facebook (@PodcastBetter)Host Contact Info Twitter (@asamatterofmatt) Music licensed from purple-planet.com Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/podcastbetter)

Duration:00:11:22

5 Proven Methods to Get More Podcast Guests | Nick Nalbach

2/8/2021
#063 - Nick Nalbach of the Nine Five Podcast shares the tips and tricks he uses regularly to get guests on his podcast. While I was familiar with some of the methods, I certainly learned a few new tactics and I hope you do too. Mentioned in this Episode: Podcast Better Origins: Nick Nalbach (Episode 45)PodMatchPodcast GuestsPodcasting YouPodcast HawkWildcastListen NotesGuest Contact Info Twitter (@ninefivefree)Instagram (@ninefivefree)Nick's TikTokNine Five To Freedom (Website)Nine Five...

Duration:00:33:17

One Story To Rule Them All

2/5/2021
#062 - Do you keep a catalogue of stories? Do you actively think about retelling stories? Storytelling is a skill, but it starts with having stories prepared to tell. Let's work on finding your story. Quotes Mentioned in this Episode: Circle of AwesomenessPodpageShow Contact Info Twitter (@podbetterpod)Instagram (@podbetterpod)Facebook (@PodcastBetter)Host Contact Info Twitter (@asamatterofmatt) Music licensed from purple-planet.com Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/podcastbetter)

Duration:00:09:33

Is Your Media Social? | Ken Pescatore

2/1/2021
#061 - Ken Pescatore of the Pokemon Professor Network joins the show to explain his social media promotion methods. Social media remains his number one source of new listeners, but he has been branching out into a few other podcast promotion methods. Mentioned in this Episode: Pokemon Professor NetworkAudiograms (Episode 56)PodpageGuest Contact Info Twitter (@PokeProfNet)Facebook (@pokemonprofessornetwork)Instagram (@PokemonProfessorNetwork) Show Contact Info Twitter...

Duration:00:36:06

Do You Know Who Your Listeners Are?

1/29/2021
#060 - It seems like a basic question, but a lot of podcasters have a hard time answering it. Who are your listeners? Who is your avatar? I'm not talking about the 2009 James Cameron epic. I'm talking about your ideal customer or your ideal listener. Discover who these people are and everything becomes easier. Mentioned in this Episode: Do Not Promote Your Podcast (Episode 52)Skylanders Character ListPodpageShow Contact Info Twitter (@podbetterpod)Instagram (@podbetterpod)Facebook...

Duration:00:14:05

How To Prepare For A Guest Interview Episode

1/25/2021
#059 - As a follow-up to Episode 58, I wanted to address the differences in preparing for an episode with a guest interview. While some of the preparations are similar, there are definitely some things that are unique to interview episodes. Mentioned in this Episode: Do My Guests Need To Sign A Contract? (Episode 14)PodpageShow Contact Info Twitter (@podbetterpod)Instagram (@podbetterpod)Facebook (@PodcastBetter)Host Contact Info Twitter (@asamatterofmatt) Music licensed from...

Duration:00:16:41