Grow and engage with your audience by converting existing blog post to podcasts.
When having a blog, you might want to expand your audience and reach to a broader number of internet users who rely on audio and other mediums of communication apart from written text and graphics.
For this, you will need to know how to convert your blog posts to downloadable mp3 audio formats.
This will not only make your blog more popular but also give you like more opportunities to market your content as more users gain the ability to interact with you giving you more insights on how to develop the blog to meet their needs.
Other benefits of converting a blog to a podcast are that you can make passive income from the same as you can advertise other brands and get affiliate commissions in the podcast or engage your audience more in-depth creating a following.
The following online tools are available to help you with that.
Play helps to narrate Medium, Pocket, WordPress or any site’s article in more than 30 types of voices with excellent quality.
For WordPress users, there is a plugin for that by Play.
You can get it started in FREE without providing a credit card.
Once a plugin is installed, go to your WordPress dashboard to select the blog post you want, select the voice and the language you want then click convert to audio.
After converting the audio…
Refresh the respective post, and you should find playable embedded audio files.
Amazon recently announced turning text to speech service using deep learning. You can convert anything to build a speech-enabled product.
Amazon Polly supports more than 50 languages.
- and many more…
Imagine your English written article is converted into Japanese audio. Amazing!
Good news for WordPress user…
Amazon Labs with WP Engine has released a WordPress plugin to make content available to listen.
It’s low-cost solution. Give a try to see how it works.
Above tools support any platform and not just WordPress. I think turning article to audio for people to listen is a great way to increase the engagement and overall time spent on a site.