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School of Podcasting

784 EpisodesProduced by Dave JacksonWebsite

You want to start a podcast, but you’re not sure where to start. You need advice on how to grow or monetize your show, and stop being so scared that it won’t work! I can help by showing you what mistakes NOT TO MAKE and much more. Subscribe to the show and soak in the 16+ years of podcasting experie… read more


66 Common Validation Errors

Dave talks about common mistakes that you can make that willcause errors inyour RSS feed.

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This was inspired by the Podcast Brothers show where they talked about a feed reader having issues with their feed.

You can see a table of code to put display characters without causing errors. can check your feed validation at

Dave also reminds all podcasters to report their songs at the Podsafe Music Network When looking at your playlist, click the "show playlist history" option at the bottom of the list. Be sure to report your songs. The musicians will thank you for it.

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Check out the School of Podcasting with its hundreds of resources and hours of tutorials.

Dave's favorite Podcast Host is Libsyn

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