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Do I need a YouTube channel for my podcast? Jul 27, 2021

Do I need a YouTube channel for my podcast? 

Many people wonder if it is worthwhile to have a YouTube channel for a podcast show. While there are varying opinions out there on this topic, the general consensus is that YouTube is becoming increasingly popular among users of all ages....

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5 Ways to Stand Out as an Intentional Interviewer interview Jul 20, 2021

5 Ways to Stand Out as an Intentional Interviewer 

 

When conducting a podcast interview, a host must be intentional in the questions that he or she poses and that those questions draw a story from the interviewee. Throughout our time in the podcasting realm, the Spark Media team has...

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Create Valuable Content as Podcaster Jul 13, 2021

Create Valuable Content as Podcaster

An essential element of every fantastic podcast is content that brings value to your listener. One common question that we receive at Spark Media is, “what does it mean to create valuable content for my podcast?” This post will provide you with...

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How do I cultivate an audience for my podcast? audience engage listeners Jul 10, 2021

How do I cultivate an audience for my podcast? 

From the very beginning of the podcasting journey, it is common for individuals to desire a quick spurt of growth and a lasting impact. However, podcasting is not typically a medium by which expeditious growth occurs. Instead, this medium of...

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Five Ways to Be Successful as a Solo Podcaster solo podcast Jul 07, 2021

Five Ways to Be Successful as a Solo Podcaster 

Recently, we have had many people ask us how to create a successful solo podcast. In this post, we will provide five of our most commonly used techniques for solo podcasting. Use these tips to improve your podcasting skills or to start your...

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3 Steps for Creating a Powerful Podcast Description Jun 05, 2021

One of the most common questions that podcasters have regarding the podcasting process is “what kind of information should my podcast description contain?” At Spark Media, we believe that the podcast description is vital to the discoverability of a host’s show. In today’s...

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3 Ways to Utilize the Clubhouse App to Break into Podcasting audio clubhouse social media May 10, 2021

What is Clubhouse? 

Clubhouse is a new audio-only social media app that is quickly gaining popularity among media professionals, celebrities, ordinary people, and podcasters. The premise behind the app is that users can gather together to have candid conversations in rooms based on specific...

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3 Must-Haves for Every Eye-Catching Podcast Cover May 04, 2021

If you want to start a podcast, the chances are that you will have to have some form of cover art. For many podcasters, this aspect of the process can be intimidating. Some may wonder how to find the art, and others may wish to design their own. Either way, it does not have to be a difficult or...

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5 Ways to Be a Great Podcast Guest podcast guest Apr 16, 2021

The old adage, "You never get a second chance to make a first impression," couldn't be truer when it comes to being a podcast guest. In this role, you have the opportunity to make a great impression on your host and their listening audience. 

 

Over the past few months, I've had the...

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Asking Compelling Interview Questions interviews Apr 05, 2021

Do you have a journalist, a reporter, or a podcaster whom you admire based on his or her ability to draw a compelling story out of an individual? During an interview, you, as the podcast host, should have one goal. When you interview someone, whether it is a friend, co-worker, or a seasoned...

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What are podcast reviews, why are they beneficial, and how do I ask for them? Mar 25, 2021

What is a podcast review? 

A podcast review is a concise statement or paragraph written by a listener of a podcast. Podcast reviews have the purpose of informing potential listeners of the benefits of listening to the show being reviewed. Podcast reviews often highlight the reasons why the...

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Why should I start a podcast for my business? Mar 20, 2021

Businesses all across the nation are hiring creative marketing professionals to help their brands develop and gain exposure to a wide array of people within their chosen niches. Due to recent events and circumstances, many businesses have been forced to implement new marketing strategies and...

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