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The value of mini episodes & short roundups (Brandy Heyde Montague, For Animals. For Earth.)

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Brandy currently releases a weekly 40-minute episode, but she’s thinking about adding shorter mini episodes to hook more listeners. Is this an effective way to build your audience or your community? Or it just yet another thing that takes too much time?

[PS: This is the cutest stock image I’ve ever gotten to use and I LOVE IT. Thank you, Haute Stock.]

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By the end of this episode, you’ll learn…

  • How mini episodes (sometimes called minisodes) can help you grab new listeners’ attention
  • Why Brandy chooses to live stream her podcast episodes, and how it helps her cut down on some perfectionist tendencies
  • Why it’s so important to create two-way communication between your podcast and your community, especially in our very digital age

Podcast Spotlight: For Animals. For Earth.

“Hi there, I’m Brandy, and I interview creators and activists in all corners of the world who make a difference for animals and the earth, in their daily lives. Each episode has simple, actionable takeaways that we can all do to make a difference. I look forward to joining forces with you, and making a difference together. Welcome to the show!”

Tune in today: For Animals. For Earth.

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