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- Apple tells how Apple Podcasts search works
- 3 Lessons on Audio Marketing – Conal Byrne from iHeart
- Podcast listening is growing in 2022
- Spotify to acquire Sonatic
- (Likely Related) WordPress.com says you will be able to create podcasts from blog posts
- Snoop Dogg fans love Martha Stewart on her podcast
- Vacations and road trips are in full swing. Lots and lots of articles out titled ‘Best Podcasts for Car Rides’
Set a podcast mission, similar to a company mission. What do you want your listeners to get out of this podcast and what action steps will you take to make those goals happen?
- Blog Post: Branding for your Podcast – by MacKenzie Bennett
- Next week is our 300th show! (Yay us!) MacKenzie will be joining us to celebrate since she was the one who started the PowerPress Podcast which turned into Podcast Insider. Also, we have a great interview scheduled.
- Programmatic form here
Blubrry Pro Tip
Respecting Listeners Time
Question of the Week
Question: Why are all the apps & directories so strict on podcast artwork? What are the rules?
Answer: Apps need to have a consistent aspect ratio. Everyone picked square as it’s the easiest. As far as the content of the image, no rules other than common sense.
As for the technical rules… The image must be PNG or JPG in RGB. (lots of letters there) Apple wants between 1400 and 3000px SQUARE images. All the other apps and directories will take an image in that size range. BUT the other size thing is file size. Try to make it less than 500kb in size. It will work a bit larger than that, but no need to have an image that is too big. Most people are seeing it on their phone screen at 1×1 inch. My images are all 1400x1400px. That is good enough and gets the job done.
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