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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

Oct. 15, 2021

When Do I Mark My Podcast As Explicit?

I get this question on a fairly regular basis. And that is, Hey, we said this, should I mark my podcast as explicit? One time I was thoroughly confused because they were mentioning the F word. And I'm not going to say any of these words today, I'm...

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Oct. 1, 2021

Is the Curse of Knowledge Ruining Your Podcast Interview?

You’ve probably heard the phrase knowledge is power. I always say knowledge is power when you act on it. Today I’m going to explain when knowledge is a curse. When you do an interview, picture yourself sitting at a table with your guest across...

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Sept. 19, 2021

5 Tools to Make It Easy to Connect With Your Audience

The more honest feedback (from people you aren't related to grew up with) you get from your audience the better your show will be. It's a little scary to ask people for feedback, but in the end without feedback, you are at risk of wasting your...

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Sept. 1, 2021

How Can I See How Many Subscribers I Have to My Podcast?

I get this question all the time and the quick answer is when it comes to subscribers - you can't. However, there are other ways to measure success. First, let's talk about the current state of affairs. You can see engaged listeners (people that...

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Aug. 15, 2021

How Do I Get Rid of Impostor Syndrome? Part 2

Today we continue our discussion of Imposter Syndrome and feeling "We're not worthy!" Here are some strategies: You are not defined by your mistakes. The “I must not fail mentality” can be crippling. There is one person who really needs your...

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Aug. 1, 2021

How Do I Get Rid of Impostor Syndrome? Part 1

70% of people have impostor syndrome. This is where you feel you are a fraud. You have opportunities that land in your lap and you feel underqualified. You feel it's just a matter of time until you are found out.  This results in crippling fear...

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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

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