On Podcast Cover Artwork

Every podcast needs cover artwork. Podcast cover art must be a square image in the JPG or PNG file format that is at least 1400 by 1400 pixels, although 3000 by 3000 pixels is now recommended.

Your podcast cover art is a key part to the success of your podcast. People will judge your podcast by its cover.

You only have a fraction of a second to capture someone’s attention with your artwork and title. If your cover art is great, you’ll stand out. If it’s not, you’ll blend in and get ignored.

Before you design your podcast cover, you need to know what your podcast is about, who it’s for, and why you’re doing it. This will help you or your designer create artwork that will speak to your ideal audience and attract them to your show.

Your cover art should not be visually complicated, and it should look good even at small thumbnail sizes since many people are going to be looking at your podcast cover art on their phone screens.

You should also design widescreen and portrait versions of your artwork as well.

If you don’t feel confident in your graphic design skills, hire a professional graphic designer to create it for you.

Do this: Open the Apple Podcasts app and check out the cover art for podcasts that are similar to yours. Check out the shows in the New & Noteworthy section too. Make notes about what stands out to you.

Up next How to Choose a Title for Your Podcast Your title should give your audience a clear idea about what your show is about. Ideally, your audience will read the title of your show and know Learn Adobe Audition for Podcasting for Free I’m a Logic Pro X guy, but I know many professional podcast producers and editors who love Adobe Audition for podcasting. If you’re interested in
Latest posts What makes a “good” podcast from a technical standpoint? Did You Ever Consider That Maybe an App Isn’t the Solution (Weekly Update) On Blogging More, Post-Social Media, New Music, and a California Bike Trip Video Quitting Social Media Again Summer 2021 Update 7 Questions for Podcasters Who Want to Get Better How Do I Find Good Podcasts to Listen To? Awareness Clubhouse and Podcasts Merry Christmas, Everyone, and Happy Holidays Rethinking Time Spent Online Decide Who You’re Creating Your Podcast For (Your Ideal Listener) Planning Your First Ten Podcast Episodes How Not To Invite Yourself to Be On Someone Else’s Podcast Learn Adobe Audition for Podcasting for Free On Podcast Cover Artwork How to Choose a Title for Your Podcast How to Write a Show Description for Your Podcast That Will Attract New Listeners Choosing a Topic for Your Podcast and Getting Clear On Your Goals How to Start a Podcast