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Top 5 Podcast Tips For Beginners

The ability of your brand to attract new technologies, and produce content that is in line with the new digital changes is a powerful trait. It enables one rise above the odds and stay tough in this digital era.



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The world of today is fast-evolving and one needs to be upfront with it. This is not different to anyone who wishes to start or run a podcast. The ability of your brand to attract new technologies, and produce content that is in line with the new digital changes is a powerful trait. It enables one rise above the odds and stay tough in this digital era.

Here are 5 podcast tips that will give your podcast a unique feel and help your brand find balance in the competitive space.

Understand your audience

This is your first step if you want your episodes to thrive. Understanding your audience needs and wants can help you tailor your content to what exactly they want to hear.

When you successfully achieve to understand your audience niche, it will make your audience come to you rather than you reaching out to them.

Create for the sake of art not numbers
So many fresh minds who are starting out in their podcasting journey tend to get discouraged on the way once they realise their first episode is out yet only 2 listeners came on board. Having to put all your focus on numbers rather than the art will interfere with your podcasting consistency and the will to produce more episodes.

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Be clear in your intentions
As a content creator, do you want to go all fun, trendy, and bold? If this is so, then your brands personality traits should match the content produced in all your episodes. Ensure you pick the right environment, colours, language and style of your content. Avoid contradicting your brands personality traits when producing your content. Further, being clear in your intentions will keep you driven and structured.

Stick to the ‘why’

The goal of your content is very important and a crucial aspect. For every episode you are creating, how do you want your audience to feel after listening in or watching?

Is your motive to get your audience informed, educated, entertained or inspired? Let this question be clear, before creating and disseminating your episodes out there.

Seek diversity
In this digital age and time, the pool of experienced creators is broader than ever. Therefore, if you are planning to begin podcasting or are running one, have an open mind, one that is willing to explore and keep up with the dynamics. Thus is important because the digital world evolves all the time and its only just tou you and you episodes to be top notch with current trends when it comes to content creation and marketing strategy for your brand.

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How To Save Money In College



Saving money in college can be challenging, but it’s essential to learn how to manage your finances to avoid financial struggles in the future.

Here are some tips on how to save money in college:

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  1. Make a budget: Create a budget that lists all of your expenses, including tuition fees, housing, textbooks, transportation, food, and entertainment. This will help you keep track of your spending and identify areas where you can cut back.
  2. Use student discounts: Many retailers, restaurants, and entertainment venues offer student discounts. Take advantage of these discounts to save money on everything from clothing to movie tickets.
  3. Rent or buy used textbooks: Textbooks can be expensive, but you can save money by renting or buying used textbooks.
  4. Cook at home: Eating out can quickly add up, so try cooking at home as much as possible. Meal prep for the week to save time and money.
  5. Use public transportation: If you live in a city with a good public transportation system, consider using it instead of owning a car. It can be much cheaper, and you’ll save money on gas and maintenance costs.
  6. Take advantage of campus resources: Most campuses offer free or low-cost services, such as gym memberships, counseling, and health clinics. Use these resources to save money and improve your overall well-being.
  7. Work part-time: Consider getting a part-time job on or off campus to earn extra money. Look for jobs that are flexible and won’t interfere with your studies.
  8. Avoid unnecessary expenses: Cut back on non-essential expenses like eating out, shopping for clothes or gadgets, and going out partying. Instead, look for free or low-cost alternatives.

By implementing these tips, you can save money and still enjoy your college experience without going into debt.

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Otile Brown’s two MacBook Laptops stolen in Tanzania.

Otile Brown claims his laptops were stolen in Julius Nyerehe Airport while heading for a show in Tanzania.



Otile Brown, Kenyan musician, and hitmaker has revealed on his Instagram page today that he lost two MacBook Laptops at Julius Nyerere Airport in Tanzania.

In the long post, the hitmaker revealed that the airport security refused to help them within three hours after he reported the theft. He added that they refused to check their CCTV footage.

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“so they refuse to offer services when we can trace the laptops just around there’” Otile Brown added.

He went on to say that they still refused to help even after he produced a police report that in his opinion is a procedure in the whole recovery process.

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He went on to say that he and his team would have retrieved the laptops within a short period, but he feels that the Airport security staff wanted him to loose them completely.

“What is the job of security if they can’t help you? As a lover of Tanzania, I have been hurt so much. I need a lawyer,” Otile added.

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Shout-out to our star Podcasters!

September 30th marks international celebration of the power of podcasts!



This is a great opportunity to connect with fellow pod-casters, podcast listeners, podcast enthusiasts, and leaders in the podcasting industry. Be sure to connect with some of the Kenyan Podcasters that we’ve had the opportunity to vibe with, and learn a few tips about the podcasting life.

1.) The Tall Girls Pod

The Tall Girls Pod is an entertaining & informative podcast hosted by Nyar-Malit & Noel Richter. The podcast is dedicated to creating confidence, acceptance & overall body positivity. Join them weekly to discuss everything gigantic, from dating, clothes, confidence or just texting. Learn & see things from another perspective, slightly higher perspective!

2.) The Yes Girls Podcast

Two Nairobi-based wanderlust-ers, The Yes Girls, are making it their mission to say ‘yes’ to doing, being, and learning something different every two weeks and documenting their journeys. Their podcast is a strange but interesting result of them saying ‘yes’ to sometimes challenging, sometimes fun, sometimes entertaining and sometimes downright outrageous experiences!

We dive with the @The Yes Girls Podcast to learn what differentiates their podcast from the rest, challenges faced while podcasting and much more! Keep it here for more uploads and remember to leave your feedback in the comment section.

3.) The Loop by Okaka

Okaka is a creative podcaster who enjoys who he is and the stories he tells. Join him and stay through the different experiences, interviews and chill sessions he hosts with people as crazy and creative as him.

Here’s to an episode he did with Anne Mwaura, host of The fuse on Capital Radio. Remember to follow and connect with more of his episodes on spotify and anchor as The loop by Okaka.

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