Should you tell people to 'subscribe' to your podcast?

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Summary: Getting more podcast listeners is important if you want your show to last but you also want those listeners to subscribe. This is because the more subscribers you have the more chance you've got of ranking in podcast charts. It also makes it much easier for people to listen because they'll get a new episode delivered straight to their podcast app. So how do you get more podcast listeners and in turn subscribers? The best way is often to avoid using the word 'subscribe' and in this episode I explain why. Check out the full episode show notes: About me... My name is Rachel Corbett and I've spent almost two decades working in media professionally, creating radio shows and podcasts for Australia's largest media organisations. I'm the Head of Podcasts at Mamamia and I've hosted a number of podcasts including You've Gotta Start Somewhere, Lady Startup, Before The Bump, Paul & Rach and Sealed Section. I also spent the first 12 years of my career working in radio. I've taught radio and podcasting at the Australian Film Television and Radio School and I have my own online podcasting course,, that helps budding podcasters create kick-arse show. Resources... Podcasting guide: Online podcasting course: Contact... Twitter: @RachelCorbett Facebook: @RachCorbett Instagram: @_RachelCorbett Website: