How To Improve Your Podcast With The Bengo Media Health Check

A cartoon of how to improve a podcast - a podcast looking to get fit.

At Bengo Media, we pride ourselves on our extensive experience in the podcasting world. Over the years, we’ve honed our skills by creating top-notch and award-winning podcasts ourselves. Plus, we’ve also helped others develop the essential building blocks to embark on their own podcasting journeys. Our mission is simple: to give voice to your vision. And this also applies to … Read More

Branded Podcasts – What Are They? (With Examples)

As of January 2024, there are 4,318,424 total podcasts registered. That’s a lot of audio! But inside this statistic is the world of branded podcasts – a marketing channel as old as podcasting itself. What is a “branded” podcast anyway? Okay, so all podcasts are technically branded. They’re either a brand in their own right, or the splinter of a … Read More

The Best Places to Publish Your Podcast

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Producing a podcast is loads of fun – but it’s also hard work. Lining up schedules, booking in a recording session, setting up, making sure there’s a good capture… And all of this comes long before the often arduous editing and post-production process. Still, when all is said and done, at least you’re left with a brilliant show that you can … Read More

How to Record Podcasts On Zoom? DON’T! 2 Better Ways To Try

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Ah, remember lockdowns? They were… terrible. But one halfway good thing to come out of the lockdown periods was content – lots of content – made by budding amateurs who found their voices in podcasting. The “let’s start a podcast!” trend was a lot of fun, at least from our perspective (even if everyone and their nan had started one by the … Read More

Bengo Media Production Wins A British Podcast Award Silver

National Adoption Service for Wales series recognised in the Parenting Award  Bengo Media were among the winners at the 2023 British Podcast Awards, picking up silver for the series Truth Be Told: Adoption Stories.  Truth Be Told hears adoptive parents and young people from across Wales talking to each other about their experiences.   The series is produced by us and created … Read More

Bengo Media Production Receives British Podcast Awards Nomination

Truth Be Told Adoption Stories Adoption Podcast Bengo Media Full Production for Cowshed and National Adoption Service. British Podcast Awards nomination 2023.

National Adoption Service for Wales series shortlisted for the Parenting Award   **UPDATE: We won SILVER. Find out more here.** A Bengo Media-produced series has received a nomination in the prestigious 2023 British Podcast Awards. Truth Be Told: Adoption Stories is a podcast made for the National Adoption Service for Wales, in collaboration with the public relations agency, Cowshed. It’s one … Read More

Podcasts Are A Complete Waste of Time and Money*

Podcasts are a waste of time and money

Well that got your attention, didn’t it? From a podcast company nonetheless! Let’s complete the rest of that sentence before we all start hyperventilating… *without proper marketing! If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a million times.  And it’s on this very subject that our co-founder and creative director Steve Austins delved into during his latest webinar. We’ve popped … Read More

And then we were 5!!!!

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Wow – wee! How did that happen?? From the 2ish sentences that changed our lives (Steve: I think I’m ready to the leave the BBC –  Marina: Well ok. If you’re sure… Fancy doing something together??!) Bengo becomes 5 years old today! And it’s been a hell of ride. To all our amazing clients, thank you so much for trusting … Read More

Case Study: Business, Babies and Bossing It

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We’re chuffed to pieces to be able to showcase one of our latest Consultancy, Record, Edit and Publish podcast projects: Business, Babies and Bossing It by Jess Morgan and Cass Bodington. When these two fabulous women from South Wales came to us, they had oodles of ideas spilling out about a podcast they wanted to create but zero experience in … Read More