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Tips on Choosing a Podcast Co-Host

July 3, 2019

You may think that your best friend is the obvious choice to be a co-host. However, what if you both DO think the same thing. That's going to be quite a lot of "me too." Here are some tips to consider: What role does each person play (and who is...

Insights Strategies

Is it better to do a webinar or a podcast?

June 19, 2019

As a content creator (and when you boil it down, that is what podcasters are) what do you want? You want more exposure for your content. So why limit yourself to one type of format? Pros and Cons of each format Tools to create a good video Why you...

Insights Technology Strategies Planning

What Pages Do You Need On Your Podcast Website?

May 14, 2019

When it comes to your podcast website ou don't need to overthink your website. The pages you NEED are About Page Contact Page Subscribe Page Your Episodes Is your website a business with a podcast or is it a Podcast with a business? This is...

Insights Business

Money First Leads to Finishing Last

Feb. 27, 2019

I work for Libsyn.com ( the oldest, largest podcast media hosting company - get a free month using the coupon code sopfree). I received this email today I am starting a podcast with a few friends and we are currently looking at different hosting sites...

Insights Planning

What Makes a Good Podcast?

Feb. 19, 2019

I see this question in different places. My show is getting X amount of downloads is that good? What Makes a Good Podcast? When I did some research and looked at all the content I consume they all did one of the following: It made me laugh It...

Insights Planning

Naming Your Podcast Can Triple Your Numbers

Feb. 13, 2019

Having the right name for your show can boost your downloads. People try to get cute and use inside jokes as the name of their show. That doesn't work. The more obvious the better. I had a client of mine came to me and said, Dave, I'm going to do a...

Planning Insights

Don't Start Podcasting - YET

Jan. 29, 2019

Some people think I make these up, but this is straight from a Facebook Group Hi everyone I’m not yet on the podcast system but I’m soooo eager to start. I’ve bought a $70 microphone. Everyone recommends and have a MacBook Pro with GarageBand...

Insights Planning

How Do I Pick My Podcast Topic

Jan. 16, 2019

Some other things you might want to ask is: What is the maximum size of the audience (If everybody on the planet that was interested in this topic listened, how many people are we talking about?) Do those people really care about that topic? Are...

Insights Marketing

What Podcast Media Host Should I Use?

Jan. 9, 2019

When it comes to creating a podcast you need to use a podcast media host. Here is my criteria 1. Don't mess with my file. What I upload is what I want people to download. 2. Give me the ability to have an unlimited back catalog (unlimited storage) 3....

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I Hate the Sound Of My Voice!

Jan. 2, 2019

I have had had many people tell me I hate the sound of my own voice! This is natural as it has to do with science. It's called Bone Conduction. Bone conduction is the conduction of sound to the inner ear through the bones of the skull. In other words,...

Planning Insights

The ONE Question EVERY Podcaster Needs To Answer

Dec. 19, 2018

The one question you need to answer when starting a podcast is WHAT are you going to give up. EVERYONE who starts a podcast says one thing. This is taking more time than I originally thought. This is because it is new. You can tie your shows quickly...

Insights Planning

How Long Should My Podcast Be?

Dec. 12, 2018

People ask me, "How Long Should My Podcast Be?" What is the ideal podcast length? For a while, everyone wanted to make a 20-minute podcast as that was the average commute in the US. I prefer the answer from Valerie Geller in her book Beyond Powerful...

Insights Planning

Podcasting For People Who Are Afraid of Technology

Dec. 5, 2018

You might be thinking, "Technology and I are not friends." I hear this all of the time from clients, "But Dave you don't understand my VCR blinked 12:00 for years." I know. I've heard this many times. To this, I ask: Have you ever uploaded an image to...

Insights Business

Why Should I Start a Podcast?

Nov. 28, 2018

Have you ever wondered if you should start a podcast? I've asked my audience and clients this question, "Because of my podcast _______" and today you will hear how: Their networks have grown Reaching a global audience They are getting free stuff They...