The story of podcasting starts with Adam Curry, Dave Winer, RSS feeds and iPods. Over the years it has come to mean so much to many who have grown their audiences, built their businesses and ultimately changed people’s lives through the power of podcasting. Has podcasting hit it’s peak? No one knows for sure but what we do know is that there is a lot of potential for growth and mainstream adoption. It might mean that we need to expand the reach of our podcasts beyond the Apple ecosystem and into the Android smart phone market.
As a podcaster, a blogger or any other content marketer, you know you need to use video, and you’re wondering if it’s still possible in this day and age to start a really great YouTube Channel. After all, the biggest online trend today is video and if you haven’t started a YouTube channel by now …
Are you using a link shortener that allows you to created branded links for your content? Well if you are a podcaster listen up because in this episode you’ll discover what branded links are, why they are important and where to get them. Be sure to listen to the end to find out when NOT to use a link shortener.
I’m super excited to bring this episode to you because we’re going to be talking about live streaming cover everything you can imagine that will help you make a great live stream. Since this is a podcast, let me start off by saying that if I had to choose between live streaming and podcasting, I would be really hard pressed to come up with my favorite.
It’s our nature to be competitive and aspire for higher rankings but there’s more to the story and I shed some light on Apple podcast rankings and how they are very different from Anchor. In this episode I cover the mysteries and mystique of podcast ranking and along the way I do a little myth busting about the importance of being at the top of the charts.
What is the best WordPress plugin to use for SEO? SEOPressor or Yoast SEO are two of the top choices. In this episode both plugins are covered along with some fun stories about both. You can watch the full version of a presentation that Yoast gave late last year here in Philadelphia. The next topic covered is how to find topic ideas for a new blog.
Blogging has changed so much since I first started back in 2009, and I know that a lot of you are worried about the future of blogging and at times I am too. This question came up during one of my recent Facebook Live streams about the future of blogging in the next 3 to 5 years. It’s an interesting question but, before we dive into this topic, let’s first take a look at what’s changed about blogging in the past. The evolution of blogging that we’ve experienced in the last few years is quite surprising, to say the least.
The long awaited YouTube Live integration has finally arrived to your mobile device. This is wonderful news for those of us with the required number of subscribers (which is currently 1,000) necessary to start a YouTube Live Stream. You probably didn’t know this but you can engage with a live audience on YouTube directly from your desktop computer! There’s really no down side to going live on YouTube, especially if you want to grow your channel and reach your target audience. In this post I’ll show you how to get started with YouTube live right from your desktop computer.
When is the last time you took a look at your Twitter Analytics? I’ll be the first to admit I wasn’t monitoring my own Twitter Analytics very often until recently. Quite honestly I started paying more attention and putting more effort into my overall Twitter strategy and that’s what turned things around for me. Let …