Promote Your Podcast Fast
This may seem like a very odd move, but you need to subscribe to your own podcasts. You want to be sure to subscribe to your podcast in Odeo, Yahoo, AOL, MSN, Google Reader, Bloglines and any other online service you can online. While not all of them will support audio attachments as enclosures, this is not the point of subscribing to them through these services. The reason behind subscribing to your own podcast is that when a service knows that the feed exists, it can index and add feed to its own services.
Get Your Podcast out There!
If you truly want your podcast be successful, you need to get out there and promoted as much as possible to as many people as possible. You want to expand upon your listener base and add subscribers to your podcast through many various methods and avenues of communication. There are many resources out there for you to use, but you need to his use them in order to make this work.
Participate in the Community
One way by which you can help promote your podcast, is to go out and start talking to other pod casters. Get involved in the podcasting community. Post on podcasting community sites about your podcast and with links to your podcast. Be active, be president, be involved, and most of all stay focused. You need to get the word out into the community about your podcast in order to gain listeners and subscribers.
Not only will this help you in promoting your own podcasts, but it might give you and avenues in which to gain information about podcasting and the new trends in podcasting. Through talking to other pod casters and being an active participate in podcasting community websites and forums; you'll get to learn from other people who may have been doing this a lot longer than you have. You will be able to learn more so that your next podcast may be more interesting or more high-tech than your previous podcasts, which will of course entertain your audience even further.
In addition to all of these other benefits, other pod casters may find your podcast to be extremely interesting were beneficial to them. If they find that this podcast is relevant, important, reliable, or interesting, they are more likely to promote your site to others , share your podcast with others, reply to your post in order to get your posts about your podcast more attention, or they may be willing to exchange links to help generate greater traffic for your podcast.
Get Your Podcast on Directories
Directories are phenomenal methods through which you can promote your podcast and gain attention from potential viewers. Many people turn to a directory first when looking for a new podcast on a particular niche topic. This is typically a very powerful method through which people will locate and listen to your podcast.
These directories are already available online and some use rating systems to determine which podcasts are the best in the topic area. Other directories also have separate sections for the most recently added podcasts so that long time podcast listeners might be able to find something new. This new podcast should be yours. Potential listeners can you search terms or keywords in order to locate your podcast so be sure to make a good short description and keyword list which may be used in the directory so that listeners will be able to find your podcast.
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