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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

Jan. 15, 2022

The Five Questions You Need to Answer When Starting Your Podcast

As I release this it's January which is a month where many people launch a podcast. Why? Because it's a new year and they are pumped up and ready to embrace the new year. That is great and I love the excitement. Here are some questions you need to...

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Jan. 1, 2022

Why You Need an OBJECTIVE Opinion About Your Podcast

I know it's hard to ask someone to review that first episode that you just spent 10 hours working on, but it makes no sense to promote something until you know it engages your listeners. THE BEST EXAMPLE In watching the documentary Get Back on...

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Dec. 15, 2021

Should I Charge My Guest to Appear on My Podcast?

With some bigger shows able to charge a gust to appear on their shows, today I'm going to share why I think this is a bad idea. 1. You need to disclose that the guest is paying you to appear turning your podcast into an infomercial. 2. At first this...

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Dec. 1, 2021

When Is Your Podcast Good Enough to Publish?

With a Thanksgiving Turkey, they now have that little red peg that pops up to let you know the turkey is ready. How does that work in podcasting? You've worked for HOURS on this first episode. IS it ready?  Don't Publish The First Thing You...

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Nov. 15, 2021

Creating a Focus Group For Your Online Course For Free

The most profitable way to make money with your podcast is by selling your own products and services. Today I share a strategy on how you can do a focus group for your online course without spending any money.  MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

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Nov. 1, 2021

How To Sell Your Services Without Feeling Salesy

Selling is 90% mental. I used to teach sales many moons ago. When I work with clients who have products and services to sell, when I listen to their podcast their pitch sounds like this: "Hey, like if you need, I mean you don't have to, but, like, if...

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About the Host

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