I get a lot of questions from people confused about whether they should launch their podcast with one or multiple episodes. As with any advice I give on this podcast, the best option is the one that makes the most sense for your audience and your content.
If that's dropping multiple episodes, great! Go for it.
But if you're doing it because you’ve read that's the right way to launch a show, I'm going to tell you why I don't think it's the best option.
Check out the full episode show notes: https://rachelcorbett.com.au/podcast-launch-episodes/
My name is Rachel Corbett and I've worked professionally for almost two decades in radio and podcasting. I've hosted and produced shows for some of the biggest radio networks in Australia, created three of my own independent podcasts and I was Head of Podcasts for Mamamia, the largest women's podcast network in the world.
At Mamamia, I grew the podcast network from 15 to over 35 shows, the team from two to nine producers and the audience to over 1 million unique listeners a month and over 90 million downloads which is more than quadruple where it was when I started.
I've also hosted over ten podcasts with more than 2 million downloads including Lady Startup, Eligible, Before The Bump and You’ve Gotta Start Somewhere. You can find all my podcasts at rachelcorbett.com.au/podcasts.
I've taught radio and podcasting at the Australia Film Television and Radio School and have my own online podcasting course, PodSchool, so if you're looking for someone who knows what they're talking about when it comes to pods, you've come to the right place.
Podcasting guide: podcastguide.com.auOnline podcasting course: podschool.com.au
Twitter: @RachelCorbettFacebook: @RachCorbettInstagram: @_RachelCorbett & @podschoolWebsite: www.rachelcorbett.com
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