April 19, 2021

You Need To Keep Your Audience Informed

#078 - If you're starting something new, tell your audience about it. If you're stopping something, let your listeners know. If you're taking a break, you guessed it, keep your audience informed. They'll appreciated it. Show ...

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April 12, 2021

How To Improve Your Interview Skills | Jonathan Collaton

#077 - If you're a podcaster and you have guests on your show or are planning to have guests on your show then you'll want to listen to this episode. Becoming a better interviewer is a skill just like any …

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April 5, 2021

The Many Hidden Features of Podchaser | Bradley Davis

#076 - If you've heard of Podchaser, you likely know it for one of two things: a place to leave reviews or a place to track your show credits. While both of these are fantastic reasons to use Podchaser, there …

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March 29, 2021

Putting Our Own Podcast Under the Microscope | Brent Allen

#075 - Brent joins me again for a different type of episode. This is the beginning of a long-term experiment or case study. Brent and I will be examining one of our own live podcasts to see what we can …

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March 22, 2021

Discover Why Podpage Has So Many Passionate Fans | Brenden Mulligan

#074 - If you've asked someone for a podcast website recommendation in the past six months, you've likely heard about Podpage. Join me for a behind-the-scenes look at Podpage with the founder, Brenden Mulligan. I think you'll...

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March 15, 2021

If You're Thinking About Starting a Podcast, Start Here

#073 - Every day I see people asking for tips and advice on starting a podcast. My answer is always the same. In this episode, I elaborate on that answer. If you know someone who is thinking about starting a …

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March 12, 2021

It's Okay to Make Changes

#072 - From time to time there may be changes or adjustments you want to make to your podcast. Go for it. Nothing is set in stone and you don't need permission from anyone. Make whatever changes are in your …

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March 8, 2021

How To End or Leave a Show the Right Way | Brent Allen

#071 - No, I am not ending Podcast Better, but it is a topic I want to talk about. I have personally, left two shows in my career and my guest today is leaving his first. We're going to dive …

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March 5, 2021

Use Streamyard Even If You're Not Streaming

#070 - I've tried many remote connection solutions over the years. Everything from Google Hangouts to Zoom to Discord and more, but none of them compare to the simplicity and reliability of Streamyard. I always like to make t...

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March 1, 2021

A Look Inside Buzzsprout Download Numbers and Stats | Tom Rossi

#069 - Buzzsprout co-founder, Tom Rossi joins me today to discuss how Buzzsprout tries to help you understand and utilize your statistics. Together we'll discover exactly how Buzzsprout defines a download and how all the numb...

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Feb. 26, 2021

Bad Connection, Bad Recording - It Happened To Me

#068 - No one is immune to disaster, but if you're prepared, you can mitigate the damage. My last episode, the interview with Melissa Monte (Mind Love), was the worst technical recording I've dealt with in six years. However,...

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Feb. 22, 2021

Marketing Your Way to a Million Downloads | Melissa Monte

#067 - What would you say if I told you I had a plan to get one million downloads in your first year as a podcaster? Well, I obviously can't guarantee your numbers, but I can share the path that …

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Feb. 19, 2021

Should I Create a Second Website for My Podcast?

#066 - One big question I want to answer today: If you already have a website, should you start a secondary website just for your podcast? Well, it depends. Let's explore it together. Mentioned in this Episode: Your Podcast N...

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Feb. 15, 2021

How Podcasters Can Get the Most Out of Clubhouse | Mark Savant

#065 - Mark Savant joins me to explain how the new, audio-only social media app, Clubhouse can benefit podcasters. Get an overview of the platform and its uses here, then come and talk with us on Clubhouse. Mentioned in this …

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Feb. 12, 2021

Don't Get Overwhelmed, Keep Moving Forward

#064 - In today's world it's easy to get overwhelmed by all the knowledge available to you. However, rest assured that you do not need all the knowledge right now. Take a deep breath and take the first step with …

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Feb. 8, 2021

5 Proven Methods to Get More Podcast Guests | Nick Nalbach

#063 - Nick Nalbach of the Nine Five Podcast shares the tips and tricks he uses regularly to get guests on his podcast. While I was familiar with some of the methods, I certainly learned a few new tactics and …

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Feb. 5, 2021

One Story To Rule Them All

#062 - Do you keep a catalogue of stories? Do you actively think about retelling stories? Storytelling is a skill, but it starts with having stories prepared to tell. Let's work on finding your story. Quotes "Marketing is no ...

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Feb. 1, 2021

Is Your Media Social? | Ken Pescatore

#061 - Ken Pescatore of the Pokemon Professor Network joins the show to explain his social media promotion methods. Social media remains his number one source of new listeners, but he has been branching out into a few other p...

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Jan. 29, 2021

Do You Know Who Your Listeners Are?

#060 - It seems like a basic question, but a lot of podcasters have a hard time answering it. Who are your listeners? Who is your avatar? I'm not talking about the 2009 James Cameron epic. I'm talking about your …

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Jan. 25, 2021

How To Prepare For A Guest Interview Episode

#059 - As a follow-up to Episode 58, I wanted to address the differences in preparing for an episode with a guest interview. While some of the preparations are similar, there are definitely some things that are unique to inte...

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Jan. 22, 2021

How To Prepare For A Solo Podcast Episode

#058 - The more you prepare for your show, the less time you will spend recording and editing your show. It's good for you and it's good for your listener. Let the preparation begin! Mentioned in this Episode: Never Edit …

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Jan. 18, 2021

The ONLY Reason I Would Make A 2-Part Episode...

#057 - It will happen from time to time that you create an episode that is significantly longer than your average episode. What do you do? Edit? Make two episodes? Make three episodes? Let's talk through it. Mentioned in this...

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Jan. 15, 2021

Audiograms, Visual Sound Bites, Video Promos - The What, Where, and H…

#056 - Audiograms, visual sound bites, and video promos are all the same thing. I'm sure you've heard about them or at least seen them in your social media feeds. Now let's talk about how to create them and what …

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Jan. 11, 2021

Content vs. Listener - Where Should My Focus Be?

#055 - An intriguing question came across my Facebook feed: Should I focus on my content or focus on my listener? I wasn't sure what to make of it at first, but I have some thoughts on it now. Mentioned …

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