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Podcast Pontifications

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Where plenty of podcasts about podcasting (PAPs) tell you what to do, Podcast Pontifications what to think about in podcasting. These daily, insightful forward-looking episodes have one central tenet: Podcasting needs to be made better, not just easier.Designed for the working podcaster, these short… read more

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Social Scrubbing For A Pristine Podcast [Episode 245]

Social media is a powerful tool. We, as podcasters and as listeners, use social media quite a lot. I often find myself turning to social when I want more information about the people who produce or voice the shows I’m interested in.

I’m not alone in this. So what I would like for you to do -- today, if you can, and if not, by the weekend, so set yourself a to-do item if necessary -- is to clean it/them up.

Recently I went on a big following hunt, adding lots of accounts by people from the podosphere. And I was largely disappointed.

  • Links to show websites often 404’d. If there was a link listed at all.
  • A depressing number of bios still used the word “iTunes”.
  • Most didn’t even have any mention of their involvement in podcasting.

I get that social media is 100% a personal choice. Just like with your podcast, you can do whatever you want. 

But dammit, if you’re going to have a public social presence for yourself and/or your show, you should make it a little easier on the people who might wish to follow you there. 

I’m eating my own dogfood and, right after this posts, will get on my own. I tend to (or at least I think I tend to) keep mine pretty clean always, but it never hurts to double-check. I hope you will join me and do the same.  

Now, as you know, this is my final episode of Podcast Pontifications for 2019. I’m taking a long winter's break from the program over November and December. But that doesn't mean episodes of the show will stop. 

I have a few special guests and other material lined up for people who follow/subscribe to the podcast. I won’t write extensive articles like this for those bonus episodes. They will be podcast-only exclusives until I return in January 2020. But if you’re reading this now, that means you’re already subscribed. You’ll still get them. Yay!

While I rest my vocal cords, I hope you’ll also join me an ~100 others in our private Flick group. On your mobile device, go to Flick.group/PodcastPontifications and sign up. It’s free to join and I may have some special goodies from me that go out to only this small community. 

You can also follow my thoughts and pontifications on Twitter, my social channel of choice. And if you think my diatribes worthy of your support, BuyMeACoffee.com/EvoTerra is for you.

I'll be doubling down on client work while I’m off. If you are a business and you would like some strategic guidance on your podcasting efforts, get in touch with me: evo@podcastlaunch.pro or go to PodcastLaunch.pro to see how my team can help ease your burden when it comes to podcasting so you can stay focused on your business.

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Podcast Pontifications is published by Evo Terra four times a week and is aimed at the working podcaster. The purpose of this show is to make podcasting better, not just easier.

Follow Evo on Twitter for more podcasting insights as they come.

And if you need a professional in your podcasting corner, please visit PodcastLaunch.pro to see how Simpler Media Productions can help your firm. Podcasting is our only business.



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