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Welcome to Smarter Podcasting, hosted by Niall Mackay, The Podcast Guy and founder of Seven Million Bikes Podcasts.

Niall has years of experience in podcasting, producing, editing, and hosting podcasts in various fields. He’s now on a mission to help aspiring podcasters create, publish, and build their communities by sharing the techniques and lessons he’s learned.

The show is designed to provide valuable insights and practical tips for aspiring podcasters, whether they are individuals or businesses. Niall shares his tried and tested techniques for creating, publishing, and building a community through podcasting, along with success stories of his own and his clients’ podcasts.

Listeners can learn how to start their own successful podcast and effectively reach out to their target audience. If you’re interested in podcasting, Smarter Podcasting is a great resource to help you get started and grow your podcast.

So, if you’re ready to share your story and make an impact, join Niall on this podcasting journey by subscribing or following Smarter Podcasting today.


25 Growth Hacks: How To Get More Podcast Listeners

Are you struggling to grow your podcast audience? Do you feel like you’re talking to an empty room instead of reaching the listeners you want?

You’re not alone. The good news is that there are proven strategies you can use to attract and retain listeners, grow your audience, and make your podcast a success.

Create mind blowing content

How to Build Trust and Connection with Your Audience

Are you ready to make your podcast stand out and truly put your listeners first? In this latest episode, I dive deep into what it takes to create great content that your listeners will not only want to listen to, but share with others as well, with Mark Steadman from Origin.

Listen now and learn how to build long-lasting relationships with your listeners. Trust me, it’s worth it.

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The Truth About SEO For Podcasts

Do you want to learn more about optimizing your podcast for SEO but don’t know where to start?

Look no further than my latest episode featuring Ian Paynton, a business-focused podcaster who learned about the power of podcasting through my course and identified a gap in the market for a podcast about Vietnam.

Plan out amazing content

Mastering the Art of Podcast Planning: 3 Expert Tips 

Are you a podcast creator struggling to come up with fresh content ideas? This episode is for you! In this episode, the hosts discuss the importance of planning out content for your show.

Don’t miss this episode full of valuable advice for taking your podcast to the next level.

Budget Tips Expert Advice

Recording a Podcast on a Budget with Brian Biedenbach

Want to start a podcast but think you can’t afford? Find out how you can start yours with the minumum budget!

In this episode of Smarter Podcasting, Niall is interviewed by Brian Biedenbach from Summit City Studios about how to start a podcast on a budget.

Podcast Growth Analytics

Podcast Analytics: How To Make Your Podcast A Success

Want to grow your audience and measure the success of your show?

In this episode, we dive deep into the world of podcast analytics. From basic metrics like downloads and listener retention, to demographic and conversion data, understanding and utilizing podcast analytics is crucial for any successful podcast.

Unleashing the Power of AI in Podcasting

Unleashing the Power of AI in Podcasting – The Future Is Here!

Podcasting has been revolutionized with the integration of AI technologies. Podcasters can now save time and produce better content with the help of AI tools.

In this episode, we discover how AI can be used to enhance audio quality, generate show notes, and provide personalized content recommendations. We also explore Descript , an editing tool that uses AI-powered tools to generate voiceovers and speaker labels, and, a transcription tool with keyword search highlighting and collaboration tools.

What you need to know to start a podast

How To Start A Podcast – 10 Things You NEED To Know

Are you considering starting your own podcast but have no idea where to begin? In this episode, we cover everything you need to know to get started on the right foot.

From choosing a topic and name to recording equipment and editing software, I’ve got you covered. I also discuss how to retain listeners, promote your show, and even monetize your podcast.

Niall Mackay, The Podcast Guy, took a year to curate and create his course to take you from a podcast beginner to expert in as little as a week.
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Smarter Podcasting Is Here

A new podcast by Niall Mackay, the Podcast Guy and founder of Seven Million Bikes Podcasts. In this podcast Niall will cover a different topic in each episode to help you grow your podcast, connect with your audience and possibly give up your day job!

I’m a podcast fanatic, stand-up comedian, and teacher. My mission is to help you on this podcast journey with me!

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Ready to start sharing your story and launch your own podcast?



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Get Your Voice Out and Share Your Story

From planning your content to monetizing your podcast, Niall covers everything you need to know to create and grow your own successful podcast. And if you’re feeling overwhelmed by the technical side of things, don’t worry – Niall’s got you covered with his comprehensive course, Get Your Voice Out and Share Your Story.

But it’s not just about creating a podcast for Niall – it’s about making a difference. He’s helped businesses like Delta MV reach high-value customers and individuals like Dee share important stories through their own successful podcasts.

So if you’re ready to take the leap into the world of podcasting, follow Niall’s advice and listen to Smarter Podcasting. Have a look at our past projects for more inspiration and resources.

Don’t forget to subscribe to Niall’s shows for future episodes.

In the words of Niall Mackay himself, “My mission is to help you on your podcasting journey, whether you’re at the beginning, the middle, or the end. So I hope these episodes can provide lots of interesting information for you.”

Thanks for listening to this brand new show, Smarter Podcasting. I’m Niall Mackay, the podcast guy and founder of Seven Million Bikes Podcasts. 

I’m a podcast fanatic, stand-up comedian, and teacher. My mission is to help you on this podcast journey with me!

Don’t let fear, lack of knowledge, or technical barriers hold you back any longer. Take the first step towards creating a successful podcast that reaches and resonates with your audience.

With my comprehensive course, you’ll learn everything you need to know about starting, recording, editing, and publishing your podcast. Plus, you’ll gain access to exclusive tips, tricks, and strategies that will help you stand out from the crowd and grow your audience.

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