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The Top Things Podcasters Should Know About Their Podcast (30 September – 11AM PDT)
The Importance of RSS in a Modern Podcast Era (30 September – 5PM PDT)
Podcasting in Spanish: One Language, Diversity of Cultures.
(30 September 4:00PM – PDT)
How to maximize exposure without spending hours publishing to multiple platforms. (29 September – 4:00PM PDT)
International Podcast Day will began with a kickoff session covering the history of the event, the event schedule, Podcast Awards announcement, sponsor and speaker spotlights, and highlights of what to expect over the next 30+ hours of live video streaming.
Hani Mourra is the creator of Repurpose.io, an easy-to-use automation tool that helps entrepreneurs, coaches, and content creators maximize their exposure without spending hours publishing to multiple platforms. Try Repurpose for free plus get 20% off for life using this link – https://repurpose.io/ipd (use discount code – IPD)
Bringing a guest(s) onto the show can elevate your episode. Before they can do that though, it’s important they feel comfortable with the entire experience, before, during, and after recording. It is the host’s responsibility to make sure they receive a white-glove experience.
The 14th Annual People’s Choice Podcast Awards will be live streamed on International Podcast Day! Tune in to celebrate with the nominees and winners. The People’s Choice Podcast Awards is the longest running premier podcast awards event in the podcasting space open to shows worldwide.
Three Expat Podcasters share their unique experiences from outside their passport countries. Tune in to hear how our experiences (Steph Fuccio, Greg Jorgensen, and Eric Olander) are similar and different from each other and what advantages and challenges we face as expat Podcasters.
Join Sabeena as she will be speaking on the challenges and the opportunities in podcasting in a country like Nepal – where podcasting has just started. Sabeena hosted and organized a podcasting workshop in Nepal in December 2018. Her unique perspectives on Nepali media and podcasting will be on display.
The Geeks Rising Network is an international community of passionate podcasters with a diverse range of topics but an ultimate theme of helping others to rise up, explore their passions and become better creators. Establishing a community and being a part of a community, whether that be for your own show or as part of a wider community is important on our podcasting journeys. Hear members from Geeks Rising share their experiences.
Harry Itie is a Nigerian Entertainment Journalist, Social Commentator, Vlogger, and Equality Advocate based in Lagos. Join Harry as he will be highlighting the importance of using new media as a tool for advocacy.
Most podcast producers spend 90+ percent of their time on equipment, scripting, interviewing, editing, music, etc. — all of the production elements. And while these are important, they unfortunately ignore the most critical element of any podcast’s success — the packaging! The way you package your podcast matters. It matters a lot! Last year, a podcast we observed grew their audience by 57x (yes, fifty-seven times!) by simply repackaging and relaunching their show. This session explores why podcast packaging matters and how to get it right. We’ll draw on real case studies to prove these lessons, and you’ll leave with a number of practical takeaways you can implement right away.
Let’s face it, we all want a podcast, but lunching a good one is always the fear! Let me show you how to start a podcast this week! Podcasts can be anything from an integral part of the overall business marketing strategy to a personal journey that shares your wisdom and experiences through spoken words. It is by far the best way known to establish rapport with your audience and show the real you. In this session, I will walk you through the tried and tested 6p’s of podcasting launch framework – step by step – so you’re ready to launch your own podcast in no time. We will explore the 6 P’s of Podcasting and I’ll share information that normally is only available to my mastermind group.
Lena has been the host & producer of the Shipping Podcast since 2015, so she will be sharing what she has learned after four years as a podcaster and producer, what her success looks like in niche industry, and key milestones that happened because of her podcast (invitation to Colombia and attending Podcast Movement). She will touch on the necessity of having a network of podcast pals, a key part of her success in podcasting.
Ever wondered about non-monogamous relationships & how the couples or singles make it work for them and their relationship. Cate & Darrell been in a non-monogamous relationship for the past 5 years, we’re going to walk you through our journey from a monogamous relationship to our current ‘swinging’ lifestyle. Join them as they break down barriers and stigmas on what relationships must look like.
Podcasts have eliminated high barriers to expression of voice by individuals and communities. In the African context, radio is the most widespread medium, reaching urban areas and remote rural areas. Broadcast, print and radio typically have gate-keepers limiting the diversity of voices, opinions and perspectives that society hears. Now with broadening access to internet through mobile devices, podcasts have presented an opportunity for individuals and communities from all walks of life to express themselves and connect with audiences at a global scale. Already, many of the most popular podcasts on the continent cover politically and culturally sensitive topics.
Jullian started a podcast after getting inspiration from some of the first podcasters in Cebu, Philippines. It surprised him as to how simple it can be to start one compared to before. In this presentation, Jullian will be sharing the tools and tricks he used when he started podcasting, and also share the local podcasts he currently listens to.
Why should educators think about leveraging podcasting as an educational medium? And what should you, as a podcast host, consider and do to better share what you know and position yourself as an expert? Whether you’re a teacher, university professor or a small business owner try to talk to your prospects, this session will provide you with some practical advice that will make you a better podcaster and an all-around, improved, teacher.
This session will discuss the latest trend in podcasting: translation. As podcasting grows as a medium, the world will begin to consume podcasts in the same way they do anglophone television and movie content. This session will explore how podcast content can be adapted for multiple audience demographics to go beyond one single market, and become global stories.
The presentation will share the different ways O2 pod collective is using to build and foster a community to support indie podcasters – meetups, access to resources, cross promotions, events and talks from industry folk. The end goal is to make the journey from ideation to podcast as smooth as possible.
Personal storytelling podcast Multi Story won the “Radio” category at this year’s British Podcast Awards. Producer and host Becca Bryers will explain how the podcast showcases audio and the work of other audio-makers from across the BBC’s 40 local radio stations. She’ll give an insight into the production process – from finding the stories to final edit – and explore the challenges of making local stories work for an international podcast audience. And she’ll prompt you to think about how you can use your own existing resources in your podcasting.
Whether you are just getting started or need help stepping up your podcast, networking yourself and your show can be a phenomenal way to grow both your podcasting skills and your audience. I will feature special guests on to discuss the following: benefits of collaboration; key points to building a successful podcast network and the benefits of being part of one; building a network of support for yourself both locally through meetups and within the larger industry through attending conventions and participating in social media pages/groups; inviting your network of supporters to be content contributors to your show and various ways to collaborate.
The Swiss are not known to be fast or overly open to experiments. Hence, the podcasting trend has hit the tiny country with some delay. But now, Podcast Club Switzerland is gathering Swiss audio producers to fuel their love for amazing audio content and to help them bring their ideas to live. In this presentation, the driving forces behind the club show you how they are building a communal podcast studio in the heart of Zurich to ensure that more and more Swiss voices can make themselves heard.
The Blubrry Podcasting team will go over all the top things podcasters should know about their podcast. The Blubrry team serves a significant portion of the podcasters in the industry through their hosting services. The knowledge shared will be invaluable for those starting a podcast, for those that have been podcasting for some time, and for those veterans in the space.
Podcasting in Portugal changed since last year. The creation of Plataforma Podcasts Portugal’s main goal is to improve podcasts in Portugal. In this Platform we have podcasts about politics, sports, music, movies and series, comedy, culture and lifestyle. We believe that podcasts in Portugal can grow a lot, like it happens worldwide, all podcasters learn and help each other, that is one other goal of this platform, join and promote friendship.
Podcasting should be a passion project for most, and while others are lucky enough to gain a monetary value from it, it should start with passion. However, we need to make sure that we balance our lives and make time to produce quality podcasts that we can be proud of. It is difficult to do when you have a full time job as well as a degree to complete. You need to be prepared to teach yourself, unless you are lucky enough to have someone else help you, you need to do everything, content producing, recording and editing. This presentation will look at how to balance podcasting into your life.
Have you ever wanted to monetize your podcast without spending money on advertising? I mean, that’s basically all of us, right? There’s a concept called “social selling” and it helps you make all of your podcasting efforts worthwhile. Social selling is a tactic used to find and engage potential listeners through your podcast and on social media. Social selling is all about getting people from your podcast and social media to supporting you in ways you didn’t think were possible. I’ll share key tactics that I currently employ for myself to help support my podcasting and YouTube efforts.
Having a podcast has connected me with some of the most globally recognized influencers, such as Richard Branson, Seth Godin, Amy Porterfield, John Lee Dumas, Chris Ducker, Lisa Nichols, Les Brown and so much more. Not only have I been able to establish these connections, it has augment my personal brand just at the moment when I needed to reinvent myself. Among other things, some of the benefits for me include) 1. I am seen as an influencer and the Jamaican Podcast Queen; 2. As an expert in the field, I get invited to speak to audiences not only in Jamaica but internationally; 3. I am able to build stronger relationships with business partners
In celebration of International Podcast Day, Libsyn is sponsoring three international podcasters! The hosts of Francoinformador, Podqueens Latina, and Nos Cambiaron Los Muñequitos will co-host this slot in Spanish for all the Spanish speaking podcasters around the world. Cristobal Colon, Mariely Sylvette and Soledad Franco will talk about language challenges, having a global vision vs. local, and cultural challenges. They will also dive into the challenges of podcasting in the Spanish-speaking community and the positioning of podcasts in Spanish vs. English speakers.
RSS has never been more important than it is right now! Join long time podcaster and Hall of Fame podcaster Todd Cochrane, CEO of Raw Voice and Blubbry, as he takes a deep dive into were we have been and the future of podcasting. You do not want to miss this presentation!
O Podcasting é a forma de distribuição de conteúdo mais livre da atualidade, não precisando que o conteúdo fique preso em uma única plataforma. Não se via algo tão livre assim desde a invenção do e-mail e é essa liberdade que torna o Podcast tão especial. Ter feed e ser capaz de distribuir conteúdo gratuito e livre é um ato de resistência perante a cultura dos algoritmos/redes sociais.
Jing Zhao was born in China and now lives in Hong Kong. She is from a very traditional Chinese family. Her partner is German and having to shift between the two cultures is not always easy. Jules & Jing chat about her life, Chinese family values and traditions. We learn about how Jing manages to balance life in two different worlds.
Wrap up the International Podcast Day event with a reflection on the last 30+ hours of amazing content. Join the final session as we conclude with some laughs and getting planned for next year’s event!