Promote Your Podcast with Pete the Podcaster

Are you getting the most out of your marketing strategy for your podcast? Building a community of loyal listeners is a challenge which podcasters face. Meet Pete the Podcaster, a Facebook Messenger bot that can help people subscribe and leave a rating and review for your show.

A Guide for Your Podcast Listeners

We’ve had the privilege of talking with the man behind Pete the Podcaster, Peter Lisoskie.

“We’re teaching people how to do these things 10 seconds at a time.” – Peter Lisoskie on increasing the number of loyal listeners via Pete the Podcaster

Peter is currently the head of Chatbot Nation and has partnered with Slapshot Studio to help more businesses achieve their maximum potential through chatbots.

Listen to Peter talk about Pete the Podcaster in this video…

He experienced the power of chatbots himself when he used one for his spa business. The results? Click rates increased to 90% and click-through rates went over 30%.

With Pete the Podcaster, he sees an innovative present where podcasters are able to communicate more effectively with their listeners. Pete can guide them every step of the way and make sure they stay engaged. So much can be achieved with Messenger.

Messenger Bots for Podcasts

Since Facebook introduced chatbots in its Messenger platform, businesses and organizations found a better way to communicate with their customers.

Chatbots provide a better means to:

  • Generate leads
  • Educate potential customers
  • Assist consumers in a business
  • Deliver 24/7 customer service
  • Follow up with customers

And the same ideas can be done for a podcast. You can have a customized chatbot to engage with your listeners and build your community. The number of ways you give them to listen to your show depends on your creativity.

Pete the Podcaster Demo on Messenger

Facebook is intent on providing a better way for people to interact as well as for business owners and organizations to promote their brands.

To know more about Pete the Podcaster, use the following code to find his demo on Messenger:

Promote Your Podcast with Pete the Podcaster

For iPhone users:

  1. Tap the Messenger icon on your phone.
  2. Once inside, tap the PEOPLE icon at the footer menu.
  3. Click the “Scan Code” option and scan the code above. Make sure the code fits at the center of the lighted circle.

For Android phone users:

  1. Tap the Messenger icon on your phone.
  2. Once inside, tap the LIST icon at the footer menu.
  3. Click the “Scan Code” option and scan the code above. Make sure the code fits at the center of the lighted circle.

If you’ve logged out of your Messenger and want to find Pete again, you need to rescan the code. This applies to both types of mobile devices.

Building Your Podcast Community

The good news?

You can promote your show with Pete the Podcaster. For only $39 a month, you can have your very own Pete the Podcaster with customized branding and social media promotion.

All you need to do is tell your listeners about Pete. In response, your listeners simply click the link you give them and they will find your show in the Messenger App.

You may place the link on your show notes, landing page, emails or random chats with listeners.

Here’s what happens next after your listener clicks on the link (feel free to check the demo as you follow along):

  1. Pete the Podcaster will appear on his screen and greet him. Pete will then give him the option to subscribe and leave a review.
  2. If your listener does not have an iTunes account, Pete will walk him through 10-second tutorials on how to do it.
  3. Your listener will find how easy it is to become a regular listener. After he has his iTunes account set up, Pete will then encourage him to subscribe to your show.
  4. Pete will afterward ask him for an honest rating and review of your podcast.
  5. At the end of the process, the listener will receive options to share your show on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. He will just need to tap the button that corresponds to his favorite social media platform and add a few lines of text (optional) before hitting the Post/Share button.

Voila! Growing a community of loyal listeners has never been this easy and fun.

How to Get Pete the Podcaster

Visit and click on the Get Pete button at the bottom of the page. You will be prompted to fill in the payment details and to log in to your PayPal account.

Otherwise, you will be guided to create a PayPal account. PayPal has been a trusted online payment partner around the world for many years.

The process for customizing your podcaster chatbot will start soon after your payment is received.

Final Thoughts

There have been a number of debates regarding chatbots. Some say that it is yet too early to adopt “the trend”, while others suggest that it is unnecessary.

However, Peter believes that chatbots are more than just trends. They are the future of marketing and are now on the rise.

In an interview, he said:

“Chatbots and artificial intelligence is the next big land grab. You can build a massive tribe of engaged followers for less money with higher conversions.” – Peter Lisoskie

With the advancements in technology, it is inevitable for other industries to follow along. And it does not exclude podcasters. The need to step up in one’s game comes with the need to cater to the evolving needs of listeners.

How do you want to promote your podcast with Pete the Podcaster? Let us know what you think by leaving us a comment below. We would love to hear from you!

**A special shoutout to Slapshot Studio for the video on Pete the Podcaster

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  1. […] podcasters increase the number of their loyal listeners. Podcasters simply direct listeners to find Pete on Messenger, where he will then take on the center stage and guide them on how to subscribe and leave a rating […]

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