Podcasting Smarter

Podcasting Smarter

The podcast for podcasters, by podcasters. Podcast Smarter is the official in-house podcast by Podbean with podcasting interviews, best practices and helpful tips. Podbean is a podcast publishing and monetization service, hosting almost 600,000 podcasts. If you’re looking to start your own podcast, monetize your podcast and livestream directly to your listeners, you can set up an account at podbean.com To contact Podcasting Smarter with questions get in contact at podcastingsmarter@podbean.com

Episodes

March 21, 2023 58 min

On this episode of Podcasting Smarter we're speaking with Helen Fospero.  A seasoned journalist, Helen Fospero, sets out to interview inspiring people from around the world for Convex's podcast, The Convex Conversation and discovers a world of diversity, adventure, and the power of giving along the way.

"It gives Convex a really lovely connection with all sorts of interesting people around the world" - Helen Fospero In this epis...

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On this episode of Podcasting Smarter, Podbean's Head of Events, Norma Jean Belenky, speaks with their Director of Customer Success, John Kiernan, about the new Podbean VIP program.

The Podbean VIP program offers podcasters an opportunity for free hosting, unlimited podcast channels and access to a powerful advertising network so that creators can focus on content and let us handle the ads for you! 

"We want to give back to that po...

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On this episode of Podcasting Smarter we're speaking with Kerry Tracy, Podbean's SVP of Advertising and Rob Greenlee, Podbean's SVP of Content and Partnerships, about Podbean's programmatic advertising, the benefits for both brands and podcasters and how you can monetize your podcast using this incredible technology! 

"Programmatic advertising allows advertisers to buy advertising inventory in real time with the possibility of show...

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Today's episode is a replay of our live event, "Celebrating Black Voices in Podcasting: Community, Business & Storytelling". 

Join Deneen L. Garrett, Reginald Howard, Jazz Williams, and Danielle Desir Corbett as they share their inspiring stories of creating community, transforming their podcasts into businesses, navigating the podcasting industry, and uplifting Black voices and perspectives.

"It's not one sided, it's also give and...

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Today's episode is a replay of our live event, "Creating a Podcast Network For Your Niche with The Pharmacy Podcast Network" where we speak to Todd Eury, CEO of the Pharmacy Podcast Network, about how they've built a thriving podcast network of almost 50 shows and built consumer trust to partner with leading brands in their niche!   "Consistency is the key to success in podcasting because you can continuously refine and improve ...

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On this episode of Podcasting Smarter we're speaking with Rob Greenlee, Podbean's SVP of Content and Partnerships, about Podbean's new enhanced analytics for Network and Business plans, how you can create detailed reports across all of your podcasts and more!  "Start reaching new listeners and get the insights you need to measure success with Podbean's new Network plans and analytics!" - Rob Greenlee Rob Greenlee is Podbean's...

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On this episode of Podcasting Smarter we're speaking to Jeff Umbro, CEO and founder of The Podglomerate, and Joni Deutsch, Vice President of Marketing and Audience Development at The Podglomerate, a company that produces, distributes, and monetizes podcasts.   "The best way to find podcast listeners is to go after the folks who are already listening to podcasts." - Jeff Umbro In this episode, you will learn the following: 1....

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On this episode of Podcasting Smarter we're speaking with Rob Greenlee, Podbean's SVP of Content and Partnerships, about the power of podcasting and the relationship between podcasters and audiences.   "As a podcaster, what is your big picture relationship with your audience and what's your role in a listener's experience and life?" - Rob Greenlee Rob had been podcasting for over 15 years and had learned a lot about the impor...

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On this episode of Podcasting Smarter we're speaking with Laura Joyce Davis.  Laura is a lecturer and managing editor at the Stanford Storytelling Project, executive producer and host of Shelter in Place, and CEO and co-founder of Narrative Podcasts. She is a 20-year fiction writer with an MFA and has become a successful professional podcaster. "Finding your voice means when you write, when you speak, there's a way that you show...

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On this episode of Podcasting Smarter we're speaking with Chris Krimitsos.  Chris Krimitsos is the creator and founder of PodFest, an annual upcoming podcast conference dedicated to the love of podcasting and helping independent content creators connect with great services, education, and one another.

PodFest is this upcoming Thursday January 26th - Sunday January 29th at the Renaissance Orlando at Seaworld in Orlando, Florida.

"Fo...

Today's episode is a replay of our live event, "How to Structure an Internal Podcasting Initiative" where we speak to Vimal Parker, Talent Acquisition Content Manager at Slalom, about how they use podcasting to inspire and educate employees, creating powerful connections and driving engagement while piloting a secure and encrypted corporate initiative. "There's nothing more powerful than having a consultant in Charlotte, let's s...

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If you're curious about starting a podcast, here are a few things you need to know!

On today's episode of Podcasting Smarter we're joined by Roni Gosch, our Podcast Specialist here at Podbean for this replay of our live event where we're discussing everything you need to know to start a podcast in the new year and cover the who, what, where, when, and why of podcasting.    Roni also talks about why it's important to understand wh...

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On today's episode, we'll be speaking with Podbean's Director of Customer Success, John Kiernan, about eight ideas that corporate podcasts can use to keep employees engaged.

From sharing company culture and history to highlighting achievements and featuring guest speakers, these tips will help you make the most of podcasting within your company.  

  "Podcasting is such an exciting medium and allows for such an enormous amount of ex...

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On this episode of Podcasting Smarter we're speaking with Selly Thiam.  Selly is a Senegalese-American journalist and the founder of the AfroQueer podcast and AQ Studios.

She has worked with NPR, the New York Times, and StoryCorps, and is passionate about documenting and sharing the stories and training others on documenting the stories of African LGBTQIA++ people. "Podcasting really allows people to connect on that personal lev...

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On this episode of Podcasting Smarter, Shannon Martin discusses the importance of email newsletters for promoting your podcast and shares best practices for creating a successful newsletter strategy. You will learn how to use email newsletters to promote your podcast and keep your listeners engaged. Shannon Martin is the Director of Communications until recently and has been writing email newsletters for over 10 years.

Email ...

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On this episode of Podcasting Smarter, we're sharing an interview from Podbean's Podcasting Smarter Live series featuring three editors from around the world on how they learned how to edit podcasts and became pod

Stephanie Fuccio is the founder of Podcast Editing Plus and Global Podcast Editors, and a passionate advocate for the power of audio storytelling. 

David Roemer is the founder of Genuina Media, a podcasting company that p...

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On today's episode of Podcasting Smarter, we speak with our Director of Customer Success, John Kiernan, about the benefits of an internal company podcast for your business.

You'll learn about: 1. The benefits of an internal company podcast for your business, why you want to have one, how you can implement it, content, ideas, and so much more. 2. The entry point for creating the content – and how almost anybody can do it. 3. The ...

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In today's episode of Podcasting Smarter, Naomi Mellor of The International Women's Podcast Awards and the Skylark Collective.  Naomi continues to work to amplify the voices of female podcasters and provide them with the platform and recognition they deserve and on this episode she shares her story about creating the awards, her production company and what she's learned along the way.   "The more you can lift up others, it takes...

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In today's episode of Podcasting Smarter, Steve Glynn and Adam Derus from Experience Milwaukee give helpful tips on how to create a podcast for your local community. "The fact that Steve had the foresight to start a podcast, I don't know, how many years ago was it? 5 years ago in 2018 that focused on a city, we thought we were crazy..." In this episode, you will learn the following: 1. How Experience Milwaukee got started as...

The new business platform for Podbean's Business and Enterprise plans has been released with a new design, features, and support for companies and organizations to manage multiple podcasts and private secure podcasts. "The motive has been to make this a simple, straightforward user experience so people don't have to know a lot of technology or coding or anything like that." Welcome to Podcasting Smarter. In today's episode, w...

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