How to advertise your podcast with paid ads
February 10, 2020 · 3 minutes to read
Exclusive: In the second part of how to advertise your podcast, Sean Howard of Fable and Folly Productions , the creators of Alba Salix, Royal Physician and the improvised sci-fi dark comedy, Civilized, focuses on paid online advertising: what works, and what doesn’t? The results are not as expected…
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|From the new book Make Noise by Eric Nuzum, available now|
"When it comes to marketing (your podcast), a creator needs to embrace something between harsh skepticism and clear-eyed reality: No one is better suited to market your project than you. No one is as passionate about it as you. No one understands it better than you. No one is better suited to understand the right places and methods to use to entice its future audience to seek it out and listen. It isn’t someone else’s job. It’s your job." - read more
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