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Small Podcast lessons (less than 9 minutes) with big value to help you plan, launch, and grow your podcast from Hall of Fame Podcaster Dave Jackson

Aug. 1, 2022

What Happened When I Ignored My Own Advice

I have advice that I tell my clients: Record a few test episodes so you can see how long it will take to create an episode - then pick your schedule. Get some feedback from someone you are not related to, or didn't grow up with. You need constructive...

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July 15, 2022

What to Include in your first podcast episode

In the past, I would recommend what we called, "episode zero" where you would share about yourself, what to expect, and why you started the podcast. Then I read something In the book, by Joe Pulizzi states, “Your customers don’t care about you,...

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July 1, 2022

Is It Time to Re-Record My Intro?

When you first start out, you are not as confident on the microphone, you may be using some "not so great" equipment (like your camera's microphone) and you haven't mastered mixing audio (so your music bed is too loud).  Now 10 episodes later you...

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June 15, 2022

Embracing Constructive Feedback

I was at an event and went to lunch with an old friend and he asked if I would like some feedback (I'm always open for advice)? He mentioned that sometimes when I'm talking about a mistake someone makes I may be coming across a bit more like a...

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June 1, 2022

Getting the Most Out of Conferences

There is a conference about your topic, and you decide to attend. If you are traveling to get there, this won't be cheap so today I'm going to tell you how to get the most out of going to a conference. Wear Comfortable Shoes In some cases, these are...

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May 15, 2022

Facebook is Pulling the Plug on their Podcast Efforts

I have seen this over and over in my 17 years of podcasting. A big company comes in and explains how they are embracing podcasting, and then a short time later they quietly disappear and hope all the people with microphones don't notice. We do. ...

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Dealing with One Star Reviews

You finally receive a one-star review in Apple podcasts (or some other app). There are those that say you are not a true podcaster until you've received …

Apple's New Marketing Tools

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About the Host

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Dave Jackson

Podcast Mentor, Speaker, Author

Dave Jackson started experimenting with audio on the Internet in 2004. In 2005 he launched his first podcast and soon launched the School of Podcasting (the Internet's first site dedicated to helping people learn the right way). Along his podcasting journey here are some accomplishment:

3.6 Million Downloads
3044 Episodes
Director of Podcasting for the New Media Expo
Featured Speaker at Podcast Movement 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Featured and Keynote Speaker at Podcast Mid Atlantic and Podfest Orlando.
Featured in “The Messengers a Podcast Documentary” (available on Amazon Prime)
2017 Voted Best Technology Podcast – School of Podcasting (previously nominated six-time)
2020 Voted Best Technology Podcast – School of Podcasting
Tech Support at the largest Podcast Media Hosting Company
Author of the Book Profit From Your Podcast
2018 Inducted into the Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame