Copy writing your podcast isn’t that important. It is far more important to think about Trademarks when your podcast brand becomes valuable to make sure no one can copy you and gain from your brand.
Spotify has very quickly become the largest player in the world for Podcasts. Spotify has been signing exclusive deals with Podcasters, buying studios and also the world’s largest distribution service specifically for Podcasts.
Spotify wants to own the audio spectrum – music, podcasts, etc (I’m sure audiobooks are next).
Podcasts are completely free on Spotify at the moment. Thus, Spotify won’t pay you any royalties no matter how many times your podcast is played or downloaded.
How Do I Make Money on Podcasts?
Advertising / Sponsors is the main way to monetize a podcast at present. You will need to create a podcast with listeners and then go out and find Sponsors.
I have been watching This Week in Startups – with Jason Calacanis – pretty much since the beginning. The video series / podcast provides a great insight in to some of the leading minds in the technology world.
Jeff Housenbold (Softbank Vision Fund) recently sat down with Jason to talk about the Softbank Vision Fund and some of its portfolio companies.
The comments about Growth vs Profit were very interesting and provided great insight.