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Oct. 14, 2020

Banned on Facebook!

Banned on Facebook!

Well gosh... ain't this weird. We've bought a very small ad via Facebook for each episode, and for some reason, they banned our ad for our "The Lady in White" episode! I guess it's too scary for general consumption!

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Oct. 4, 2020

Transcripts!

Transcripts!

you'll find a lot of podcast experts telling you that having transcripts is a must for SEO; I do agree with that, but what I'm going is posting up the script that was given to the actors - some ad-libbed, some made good suggestions that were scribbl…

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Oct. 2, 2020

4 Episodes In!

4 Episodes In!

I had thought back when I started this that I would give it 4 episodes and see where it's going - if it was getting crickets and zero-interest despite a low-budget but highly focussed marketing campaign, I'd think about stopping. I run a studio so I…

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Sept. 15, 2020

In The Beginning

In The Beginning

Every new podcast has an origin story - how did it come to be? For Be Spooked, it started with an idea in mid-July for a limited series run of 2-sentence horror micro podcasts, one a day from September 1st and running up to the final episode to drop…

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Sept. 10, 2020

Submit a Story

Submit a Story

It's early days yet, and our launch episode wasn't a spooky tale per se (it's actually an H/T to a Stephen King film, "The Mist") but we're open to story submissions that are dialog-driven and written with sound design in mind. If you want to submit…

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Sept. 4, 2020

Space Oddity

Space Oddity

It's listed as our launch episode, but it's actually a massive remake of our original launch episode, which we'd since deleted. We've got 4 episodes in the bag and hope to always have something that only needs assembly and sound design, but this wa…

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Sept. 2, 2020

And so it starts

And so it starts

It started with 2-sentence horrors. Remember them? A viral sensation from around 2015, the format is the first sentence sets the scene, the second sentence delivers the twist. The podcast would have a 2-sentence horror every day for 2 months leading…

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