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Jan 20, 2023

Using QR Codes to Promote your Blast Radio Profile & Streams

As a Blast Radio streamer you automatically get a unique URL specific to you –  If someone has the app and clicks on it, they will be taken directly to your profile. If they don’t have the app, they will be taken to a web player specifically about you – and be encouraged to download the app and follow you.  The unique URL is a great tool for promotion. A good way to get more value out of the link is by turning it into a QR code. Read on for more info!

Jan 12, 2023

4 Tips for Getting More Tips

We frequently hear that Blast streamers love the platform simply for the joy of being able to share what they love – music, thoughts, political musings, guest callers, and more.  That said, making some cash along the way certainly doesn’t hurt. That’s why we created Fan Mail – a unique take on tipping where listeners can send you a personalized message with a financial token of their appreciation for your stream.  If you're not seeing the tips roll in just yet, don't fret... here are 4 tips to help you fill the tip jar. 

Dec 21, 2022

Promote your audio streams with visual audiograms

If you’re a streamer on Blast Radio (or thinking about becoming one) then you likely know that audio is your superpower. You’re able to harness the power of sound to capture your audience’s attention – be that through your voice, your music, captured sound, or otherwise. That said, you’ve likely also got a presence on visual platforms like Instagram, TikTok, or Twitter – networks where you’ve built a following and stay in touch with your audience through photo and video. Audiograms are the perfect tool for merging those two worlds – highlighting a portion of your audio content in a visually appealing way.

Dec 12, 2022

Turn your Blast Radio stream into a podcast

One reason creators love Blast Radio is that streams are only available to listeners for 24-hours before they expire. The ephemerality of the platform creates a low-pressure environment to share audio without worrying about it being perfectly planned out, polished, and edited.  That said, those low-pressure streams often turn out really great – and when they do, you will likely want to get more life out of them. One easy way to do that is by turning them into a podcast. Read on for examples of folks already doing this, why it works, and how to do it.

May 23, 2022

Blast Radio Tag Stations

Today, we’re excited to release Tag Stations in the free Blast Radio mobile app.  You can now follow the #Tag for any specific broadcast category you like (#Jazz, #Comedy, #hiphop, #news) to have a station created on your homepage, which only features broadcasters using that tag. Soundtrack the moment by tuning in to a station that matches the mood.

Apr 29, 2022

How to do a call-in radio show using the Blast Radio Desktop Broadcasting App and your Mac computer

A great way to create a dynamic broadcast is to do a call-in radio show with special guests.  There are lots of audio setups that will work, but this post covers two paths you can take, focused on simple, affordable solutions that will all result in a professional-sounding interview. 

Apr 8, 2022

PLAYBOOK: Premiering new material on your Blast Radio station, with real examples

5 steps and 15 examples for premiering new material on your Blast Radio station.

Mar 18, 2022

5 Broadcasts You Already Have

While we’ve made it easy to broadcast anything you want with the push of a button, deciding what to share with the Blast Radio community can sometimes be a barrier to entry. But thankfully, it’s all about perspective. Read below for 5 broadcast ideas that utilize content you already have, and tips on applying it to strengthen your presence on the Blast Radio airwaves.

Mar 11, 2022

The Benefits of Completing Your Blast Radio Profile

Building out your Blast Radio profile is a surefire way to capture listeners’ attention, and boost your follower count as a result. Read on for a handy checklist of profile components to complete if you haven’t already.

Mar 4, 2022

5 Ideas for a Talk Radio Show

Starting a talk radio show, or incorporating your voice into an existing series, is a great way to heighten your engagement on Blast Radio. Read on for some ideas, guidance, and inspiration for broadcasting your dulcet tones across the Blast Radio airwaves, whether you’re just getting started or looking to branch out.

Feb 4, 2022

5 Examples: Recurring Blast Radio Shows

Hosting a recurring show is the most reliable way to build and consistently grow a community of dedicated Blast Radio listeners. Whether you’re presenting new material, conversing and collaborating with special guests, or sharing classic tracks in innovative contexts, a series of broadcasts will keep your audience invested in what’s to come. Read on for 5 examples.

Jan 28, 2022

5 Tips to Get the Most From Your Social Media Presence

As you look to spread the word about your Blast Radio broadcasts, it can be difficult to navigate and find your footing on the ever-shifting landscape of social media algorithms. Fortunately, we’ve put together a handy list of tips for optimizing your social media presence to achieve the highest possible organic engagement – which, in turn, will help drive listens and increase your follower count.
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