It seems the two topics people are most interested in when it comes to podcasting is money and numbers.
So in this episode I'm focusing on the latter to hopefully make you feel a little bit better if you've been looking at your analytics thinking "Is that it??"
Since download numbers aren't public, when you're a new podcaster it can feel like the only message you hear is from other shows yelling "We've hit (insert gigantic number here)!"
This can be really disheartening but if you compare your downloads to what most podcasters are getting your little show is probably a lot more successful than you think.
Check out the full episode show notes: https://rachelcorbett.com.au/podcast-downloads
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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