Podcast Contests Multiple Shows, Calls O’Plenty

Contests For Podcasts [3:30]

Joe from theMorningMeditation.com podcast wants to know about contests.

Here are some people using the tactic. www.mywifequitherjob.com

www.redpodcast.com/giveaway

Check out Contest Blitz plugin for wordpress ($20 one time fee)

Contest Domination is another (great if you're doing on going contests)

Be sure to check with your local state, etc to make sure you're not breaking the law.

 

Inexpensive Equipment for Podcasting[16:02]

Mark From Australia has co-hosts that don't want to put out any money for microphones. The show is not there. Any suggestions?

In some cases connect to them via skype or Google hangout on their phones (via wi-fi) as the microphone built into the phone is better than the microphone in a laptop.

The best microphone is the Audio technica 2100 or the Samson Q2U (same mic, different name).

Some people are giving gift cards away. What is in it for the listener?

THE NUMBER 1 PODCAST! [26:00]Contest Blitz plugin for WordPress

Do you find it “a bit much” when someone's announces they are THE expert?

Rebranding[27:45]

What is involved with changing themes if you are rebranding?

Themes are like “clothes” for your website. They take your posts and change the layout, the colors, etc. It makes it easy to change the look of your website with just a few clicks. If you don't like it you can go back to your other theme.

If your host allows, install a second install of WordPress, export your posts from your actual site and import them into this new “test” site. Then you can see what it would like like with your content.

Youtube Quick Tip [42:30]

You can put links in your youtube video to your website, or to iTunes.

Fancy Hands is a site I used to have it look up audio editing

Last Pass is a cool tool that remembers your passwords (secruley) and allows you to share them with assistants (without giving away the information_

People are Being Mislead about Podcasting[47:33]

Bill Conrad from Bluftv.com mentions how people are being mislead about podcasting.


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