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Fairy Podmother

19 EpisodesProduced by Carrie Caulfield ArickWebsite

Sprinkling magical tips, tricks, wisdom and opinions daily in under 10 minutes to make your podcast sparkle and shine.

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What microphone should I buy for my podcast?

October 31st, 2020


The good news is it's not hard to capture great sound for your podcast outside of a professional recording studio. All you need is: a dynamic microphone (which will reduce background noise significantly), a small, soft, …

What app to use for remote recording podcast interviews?

October 29th, 2020


Skype, Zoom, Squadcast, Zencastr, Ringr, Riverside... the list goes on and on and on. Find out what advice I give my clients and why. Also, what …

How often should I post on social media for my podcast?

October 28th, 2020


How do you inspire your potential listeners to choose YOU over your competitors? One way is with regular, consistent, engaging content to build and …

Should you livestream or do video podcasts?

October 16th, 2020


Should jump on this live stream and video trend? 

Are you suffering from podcast FOMO?

October 14th, 2020


There are 2 reasons for purchasing the new apps and services to help you produce your podcast content. Neither has to do with something simply being new or shiny. 

Step 1 for Marketing Your Podcast

October 13th, 2020


I'm going to keep saying this until everyone is sick of it because it needs to permeate podcasting culture and becomes part of every how to start a …

End of the Year review and Goal Planning for 2020

October 12th, 2020


If you aren't taking stock of your podcasting adventure each year, now is the time to cultivate that habit. Plus, it's time to make a plan to plan …

How to plan podcasting for the holidays

October 11th, 2020


It's time to start creating your content plan for the holidays: Thanksgiving week to the New Year. Here's what you need to consider and some ideas, …

What you should always do BEFORE pressing record

October 9th, 2020


Every time I don't do this, disaster strikes. 

-->Watch this Mic Technique video


How to know if I should attend a podcast virtual event?

October 8th, 2020


The questions to ask yourself to decide if that podcast virtual summit, conference, webinar or event is worth the investment.

Do Ratings and Review Help People Find Your Show?

October 8th, 2020


If you're asking listeners for rating and reviews, here's what you NEED TO KNOW. 

Are you doing this to grow your podcast audience

October 6th, 2020


Missing this step will prevent me (and others) from becoming a fan of your podcast. Listen in to find what it is! 


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When will I start making money with my podcast?

October 5th, 2020


his question about podcasting profit cropped up a few times on Facebook over the weekend. But really, it's one of those questions that gets asked …

Should You Edit Your Podcast?

October 4th, 2020


What you don’t hear from the top performing podcasts is the editing. But they are edited. And you can’t tell be that’s how editing works. Think of all the rough drafts you’ve never seen from your favorite blog or TV …

A phone call: Better than a Laptop Microphone

October 3rd, 2020


Always capture the best quality recording you can for your podcast. But when it comes to interviewing guests, it can be extremely difficult to get …

Using Amazon S3 to host and share your audio files

October 2nd, 2020


Listen to the horrifying tale of a self-hosted podcast. 

Want to avoid your own personal nightmare coming to life when you create your podcast? Launch your podcast with this DIY course.  (English & Spanish)

No, you can't fix your podcast sound quality in post

October 1st, 2020


You work so hard to get the perfect photo for your social media posts. They're clear, crisp, and never blurry. Why are you approaching your audio differently? And why are you expecting your guests to share an episode …

How to properly celebrate International Podcast Day

September 30th, 2020


Get out your bubble and make actual impact for your podcast and the podcasting industry. 

Introducing Fairy Podmother

September 30th, 2020


What is this show, anyway? And what's the light, ting-ting-ting sound? Oh! That's podcast magic!

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A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
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Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

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Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
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Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
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Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
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Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens