At Bengo Media, we meet a lot of people who tell us they want to start a podcast. Only a fraction actually do. At our new podcast workshops, we’re trying to remove the mystique from podcasting, and empower people to get started.
9 top tips for getting your podcast heard
So, you’ve recorded a kick-ass podcast. The first few episodes are finished, and they sound even better than you hoped they would. But though that may have seemed like a lot of work, that was just the beginning.
July 2018 – Work, like the rest of the country, was hotting up
For many people, July was an opportunity to get down to the beach and enjoy the hottest summer since 1976. Sadly, I wasn’t one of those people. It’s been a busy old month for us at Bengo Media. Here’s a whistle-stop tour of what we’ve been up to. The first 17 days of July were dominated by television, which for … Read More
Podcast 101 – One Day Workshop
One Day Workshop Podcasting is the fastest growing way to reach and engage your customer base. On-demand audio programmes have seen an explosion in popularity, and with Google throwing its weight behind promoting podcast content, this is only set to increase. Brands of all sizes and individuals across the globe are using this exciting medium to engage fans and customers and to build … Read More
Bengo Media creates new podcast for Welsh teachers
Bengo Media has been commissioned by Welsh Government to create a new podcast series for Welsh teachers, ahead of a root and branch reform of the country’s education system. By 2022, all children in Wales will be working to a new curriculum for the first time in over 30 years – with digital skills at the heart of the reforms … Read More
Have you really got enough quality content for a 50 minute podcast?
Your listeners are time poor, so challenge yourself to offer them value every minute – or cut your episodes down to size I’ve spent some time this week catching up on all the news from last week’s Podcast Movement. PM is the big, annual US conference on all things podcasting. And while many sessions caught the eye, VP of Libsyn, … Read More
How much does it cost to get a three person podcast up and running from scratch?
It need not be expensive to get your podcast career started, leaving you more time to worry about content. Earlier this week I received an email from a friend. He said he and two of his friends were setting up a new podcast. It’s the kind of news gets me punching the air with joy nowadays. It takes all sorts, … Read More
If You’re Lonesome Tonight: Here’s What Podcasts are Saying About Elvis
It’s the 40th anniversary of the death of the king of rock ‘n roll. Elvis Presley died at his home in Memphis on August 16th, 1977, leaving millions of fans heartbroken, many still to this day. I was just approaching 18 months old when the King abdicated, so what I know about Elvis has been gained from television, radio and … Read More
Four Podcasts to Take Your Mind Off Nuclear War
People talk about 2016 like it was the end of days. But if I were last year, I’d be talking to my lawyers right now, because it doesn’t have a patch on 2017. I’ve lost count of how many times my stomach has turned this year: the thought of civil rights being rolled back in America; the sheer man-made horror … Read More