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How To Repurpose Your Blabs as Podcasts

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How To Repurpose Your Blabs as Podcasts.

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http://blab.im

http://simplepodcastpress.com

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How To Repurpose Your Blabs as Podcasts

  1. 1. BLAB TO PODCAST HANI MOURRA
  2. 2. I’M A DAD, SOFTWAREPRENEUR AND THE CREATOR OF THREE WORDPRESS PLUGINS THAT AUTOMATE THE PUBLISHING OF VIDEOS, PODCASTS, AND LIVE BROADCASTS TO YOUR WORDPRESS SITE. I’M EXTREMELY PASSIONATE ABOUT CREATING AUTOMATION SOFTWARE TO HELP CONTENT CREATORS BUILD THEIR EMAIL LIST AND GROW THEIR AUDIENCE. Hani Mourra #SimplePodcastPress SimplePodcastPress.com
  3. 3. ▸ What is a Podcast? ▸ How to edit your Blab recordings into podcasts ▸ How to distribute your podcast for maximum exposure YOU ARE GOING TO LEARN … #SimplePodcastPress SimplePodcastPress.com
  4. 4. WHAT IS A PODCAST? ▸ Your own online "radio" station where listeners can download or stream your episodes ▸ Can be audio or video (audio is more easily consumed on the go) ▸ Anyone can subscribe from their mobile phones or desktop ▸ Subscribers get notified when you publish a new episode #SimplePodcastPress SimplePodcastPress.com
  5. 5. TWO COMPONENTS OF A PODCAST? ▸ Part 1: Podcast Hosting ▸ a place to store your MP3 files (not a good idea to use your website for hosting these large files) ▸ usually include stats on how many times your episodes have been listened to #SimplePodcastPress SimplePodcastPress.com
  6. 6. TWO COMPONENTS OF A PODCAST? ▸ Part 2: Podcast Feed ▸ a file that contains all your episodes and automatically updates itself each time you upload a new episode ▸ required when you submit your podcast to iTunes, Google Play Music, or any other podcast directory #SimplePodcastPress SimplePodcastPress.com
  7. 7. EDIT YOUR BLAB RECORDINGS ▸ Step 1 - Download the audio sent by Blab via email ▸ Step 2 - Add an intro and outro to your Blab ▸ Free editor - http://www.audacityteam.org) ▸ fiverr.com - good place to get a cheap intro and outro ▸ Step 3 - Export file as MP3 ▸ Stereo Bit Rate: 192 kbps and Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz #SimplePodcastPress SimplePodcastPress.com
  8. 8. ADD NEW EPISODE TO YOUR FEED ▸ Two ways to do this … ▸ Self hosted feed: Create feed using your WordPress site (Blubrry PowerPress plugin) ▸ 3rd Party Feed: Use the feed provided by your podcast host ▸ Libsyn most popular - starts at $5 per month ▸ Spreaker, BlogTalkRadio, SoundCloud, and PodBean #SimplePodcastPress SimplePodcastPress.com
  9. 9. SELF HOSTED FEED (POWERPRESS PLUGIN) ▸ Step 1 - Upload the audio file to your podcast host ▸ Step 2 - Log into your WordPress site ▸ Step 3 - Create a new post in WordPress ▸ Step 4 - Paste the URL of the audio file you just uploaded in the "podcast episode" box below the post editor ▸ Step 5 - Publish the WordPress post #SimplePodcastPress SimplePodcastPress.com
  10. 10. 3RD PARTY FEED ▸ Step 1 - Log in to podcast hosting service ▸ Step 2 - Create a new episode ▸ Step 3 - Upload the audio file for that episode ▸ Step 4 - Hit Publish #SimplePodcastPress SimplePodcastPress.com
  11. 11. ▸ Podcast Directories ▸ Your Website ▸ Social Media DISTRIBUTE YOUR PODCAST #SimplePodcastPress SimplePodcastPress.com
  12. 12. PODCAST DIRECTORIES ▸ Submit your podcast feed to iTunes and Google Play (just launched) ▸ Full list of recommended directories can be found here: ▸ http://PodcastPlaces.com #SimplePodcastPress SimplePodcastPress.com
  13. 13. ADD PODCASTS TO YOUR WEBSITE ▸ Most podcast hosts give you embed code to add their player on your site ▸ Native WordPress audio player - simply paste the url of the mp3 file ▸ Simple Podcast Press ▸ automatically publish podcasts to your WordPress site ▸ includes podcast player with email optin, subscribe buttons, clickable timestamps and more #SimplePodcastPress SimplePodcastPress.com
  14. 14. SIMPLE PODCAST PRESS ▸Automatically publish all your existing (and new) podcasts to your WordPress site ▸Includes a mobile-friendly player designed to grow your audience and build your list ▸PowerPress users can automatically upgrade their players with one click ▸http://SimplePodcastPress.com (20% off with Discount Code: BLABNATION) #SimplePodcastPress SimplePodcastPress.com
  15. 15. AUTOMATE SOCIAL SHARING ▸ Auto Share Posts To Social Media (WordPress) ▸ jetpack.me "publicize" module ▸ Schedule Posts to Social Media ▸ Buffer (free tier) - http://buffer.com ▸ HootSuite ($10/month) - http://hootsuite.com ▸ Edgar - http://meetedgar.com #SimplePodcastPress SimplePodcastPress.com
  16. 16. FREE REPORT MORE PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS SIMPLEPODCASTPRESS.COM/PRODUCTIVITY
  17. 17. LET’S CONNECT @hanimourra www.SimplePodcastPress.com hani@simplepodcastpress.com

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