Note To Future Me

Note To Future Me
Interviewing businesses and organizations who have implemented podcasting into their marketing strategy.

Illumination Bureau Podcast
Feb 5 • 34 min
Exit The Warrior, Lessons From Neil Peart
Jan 23 • 10 min
Google and Your Podcast Website
Oct 10, 2019 • 40 min
How To Launch A Branded Podcast
Sep 4, 2019 • 20 min
Affording College with Aaron Greene
Aug 21, 2019 • 54 min
On this episode I talk with Aaron and Alex Greene. Aaron is the founder and CEO of College Liftoff. Alex, his wife, is the marketing director. They have a podcast called Affording College with Aaron Greene. The podcast is utilizing their expertise in…
Broadcasters Meet Podcasters?
Aug 5, 2019 • 31 min
Joining me is Marty Daniels, owner of Podovox Professional Podcast Services. Podcast Movement 2019, or PM19, includes a conference track entitled Broadcasters Meet Podcasters. One session in this track is called Branded Podcasts: Revenue Opportunities for…
We Love Schools Podcast
Jul 24, 2019 • 56 min
Carole Dorn-Bell is my guest on this episode. She is a partner at Allerton Hill Consulting and a host of the podcast We Love Schools, along with consultancy partner Joel Gagne. Allerton Hill Consulting does no advertising. So why a podcast, when a podcast…
Successful Encore Career Podcast
Jul 10, 2019 • 61 min
Employment For Seniors has provided career assistance and resources to nearly 30,000 clients, free of charge, over the past 40 years. So why does a non-profit need a podcast? And how does a non-profit “afford” to create one with already limited staff,…
Women Of Influence Podcast
Jun 26, 2019 • 42 min
With me in this episode is Emily Bench. She’s the host of the podcast Women Of Influence. She is also a reporter with Columbus Business First, a traditional media outlet focusing on local business news in Columbus, Ohio market. This is an interesting…
Minds On B2B Podcast
Jun 13, 2019 • 44 min
Danny Harris, VP of Client Success at Minds On, a digital marketing agency, is also the host of the podcast Minds On B2B. Danny is a professional B2B marketer, with hundreds of clients, who he sees having the same challenges. So the podcast was born out…
Press Play Podcasts and Chase Smith
May 29, 2019 • 44 min
If you’re like me, you’re always on the hunt for a new podcast to add to your rotation. The trouble is that sometimes wading through the options can become overwhelming. Luckily, there is a way to make the search a little less stressful–podcast networks!…
Driving the Cbus Podcast
May 8, 2019 • 41 min
In this episode, I speak with Heartland Bank’s President, Chairman and CEO Scott McComb about the podcast he hosts, Driving The Cbus. Why did he start the podcast, and where is it going? Find out in this episode.
Kamiwaza Podcast
Apr 24, 2019 • 59 min
In this episode I interview Drew Dillon, co-owner Project Lift, and Aaron Jannetti, co-owner Endeavor Defense & Fitness about their joint effort Kamiwaza Podcast. So how to do two people who own two different businesses come together and produce a podcast…
Networking Rx Podcast
Apr 10, 2019 • 34 min
In this episode, I interview Frank Agin, Founder and President of AmSpirit Business Connections, and host of the podcast Networking Rx. Frank is putting in an extraordinary amount of time networking with his podcast. And his podcast has the unique flavor…
cbuzz Podcast
Mar 27, 2019 • 62 min
In this episode, I interview Courtney West, Marketing Manager, Communications and Marketing at the Columbus (OH) Chamber and the host of cbuzz Mikaela Hunt, President and Chief Storyteller, Mikaela Media. The cbuzz podcast has some unique factors. First,…
Radio, Podcasting And Sponsorships
Mar 13, 2019 • 62 min
I usually interview businesses and organizations who have implemented podcasting into their marketing strategy on this podcast. But in this episode, I’m taking a sidestep. I got to interview Dino Tripodis, host of the podcast Whiskey Business and former…
Business Inspires Podcast
Feb 27, 2019 • 47 min
In this episode, I talk with Stephanie Evans and Michelle Wilson. Michelle was the first and former host of TriVillage Chamber Partnership’s Business Inspires in her role as the Executive Director. With Michelle leaving that position, Stephanie is now the…
Athletic Mind Institute Podcast
Feb 13, 2019 • 51 min
In this episode, I talk with Dr. Todd Kays, host of Athletic Mind Institute Podcast, a podcast he produces for his sports and performance psychology practice, The Athletic Mind Institute. Dr. Kays is a leader in the field of Sport and Performance…
Grow Like A Pro Podcast
Jan 30, 2019 • 62 min
In this episode, I talk with Jason Fleagle and Adam Bankhurst, co-hosts of Grow Like A Pro Podcast from Jenesis Marketing Group. The Grow Like A Pro podcast is all about learning how to achieve your goals and dreams as a business owner. learn growth tips…
unsuitable on Rea Radio Podcast
Jan 16, 2019 • 46 min
My guest is the host of Rea & Associates CPA’s podcast unsuitable on Rea Radio, Dave Cain. A CPA firm may be one of the last business categories you would imagine producing a podcast. But as Dave will tell you, it’s all about the content, consistency and…
BBB SparkCast Podcast
Jan 2, 2019 • 50 min
Jessica Kapcar, BBB of Central Ohio’s Communication Director, and new host of the BBB SparkCast, is my guest on this episode. Jessica and I talk about the beginning discussions of why a podcast for the BBB, to now a new host. Recorded in Studio C at the…
Holiday Break - Back Again January 2, 2019
Nov 28, 2018 • 2 min
Exciting new episodes and format coming in 2019! Taking December off to prepare. Note To Future Me returns 1/2/19! Recorded in Studio C at the 511 Studios in the Brewery District, downtown Columbus, OH. Subscribe to my free weekly Open The Mic Newsletter…
Podcasting with Purpose for You and Your Business
Nov 21, 2018 • 5 min
Recorded in Studio C at the 511 Studios in the Brewery District, downtown Columbus, OH. Subscribe to my free weekly Open The Mic Newsletter at It’s chock full of podcast news you may have missed, as well as social media, sales, and…
Millennials Choosing Podcasting Not Blogging
Nov 14, 2018 • 3 min
Why Millennials Are Choosing Podcasting Over Blogging To Build Their Personal Brands According to a recent Forbes online article, Has ‘Millennial Travel’ Gone Too Far?,” Millennials are on the move far more than generations before them and their mobile…
Master Your Podcast Interviewing Skills
Nov 7, 2018 • 15 min
With me on this episode is Mark Nuce, a broadcast veteran of 30+ years. He is the news and public affairs director at North American Broadcasting, Incorporated in Columbus Ohio. We’re going to talk about how to develop your podcast interviewing skills…
November National Podcast Post Month
Oct 31, 2018 • 3 min
11 Years of National Podcast Post Month kicks off on November 1, 2018! In 2007, 50 podcasters participated in the first ever National Podcast Post Month aka NaPodPoMo. Created by Jennifer Navarrete as an answer for an audio version to other 30 day…
How To Get Podcast Guests To Cross Promote
Oct 24, 2018 • 4 min
You’re a podcaster that interviews guests. You’re doing so because of the content, or the chance to interview people you’ve always wanted to interview. The podcast gives you that opportunity. You ask guests to your podcast because they bring value to you,…
5 Tips For Podcasting Success
Oct 17, 2018 • 32 min
Tips for podcasting success are a dime a dozen. Each podcaster has their own success tips, and are specific to their podcast. But there are some very good tips that cover all categories of podcasts. And to bring in another aspect of the ones I have…
6 Reasons To Add Podcasting To Your Content Marketing Strategy
Oct 10, 2018 • 6 min
You own a business, you have some competition. Maybe your service or product is superior to others in your market. Maybe not. And you don’t want to enter into any pricing war with your competition. Instead, concentrate on making sure your target market…
How To Stop Sounding Like A Sales Rookie
Oct 3, 2018 • 6 min
Today’s business owners are savvier and competitors are more numerous. This means when finding sponsors for your Podcast, there’s little room for mistakes. Marc Wayshak, in a recent Entrepreneur article, points out nine “rookie” mistakes. Here are four to…
How To Get Started With Audio Content Marketing Right Now
Sep 26, 2018 • 6 min
Audio content marketing is here to stay. In this episode let’s focus on podcasting as a core audio content marketing strategy, and then look at supplementary content options that support each other. Podcasting Webinars Audiograms Voice Search How are you…
Podcast Launch Lessons From Radio
Sep 19, 2018 • 4 min
As Podcasters, we can learn from Radio. The good and the bad. Why compare a Radio station new format launch to a Podcaster Episode 0 launch? Because we as Podcasters do a better job at it, and we need to recognize that we do. Whatever we do, as long as we…
Aircheck Your Podcast
Sep 13, 2018 • 8 min
Without naming names, I have heard so many podcasts that need a third-party, un-objective pair of ears to critique their podcast. Here are some examples of what I heard on a recent episode of ******* Podcast. Circle270Media Podcast Consultants offers…
Brainstorming Your Podcast’s Success
Sep 6, 2018 • 4 min
No matter how your describe your podcast, from a hobby to full-time income, one of the most important planning items you can use to ensure a more successful podcast (however you define this) is to hold podcast brainstorming sessions with all of your key…
Content Experience Becomes Word of Mouth
Aug 29, 2018 • 4 min
Content is everything for a podcast. And for a B2B podcaster, creating content, or story, is the best way to help your listeners tell stories about your business. Shareable content and call to action, two major goals accomplished with great content…
Pet Peeves As a Podcast Listener
Aug 27, 2018 • 5 min
Podcasters take a different view, or listen as it were, to podcasts. Or do we? Is out listener experience much different than that of a non-podcast producer? Here are some pet peeves I ran across listed by podcasters. If these are pet peeves for…
Will IGTV Be Good For Podcasters?
Aug 16, 2018 • 4 min
IGTV is relatively brand new. What are your thoughts on how you can and/or will use the platform for your podcast? Usually high rewards for early adopters. Time will tell. Let me know what you are doing at [email protected] and I will mention…
Apple Podcasts Broken
Aug 14, 2018 • 4 min
As of this podcast recording Apple Podcasts is “broken” it seems, with no roadmap or intel from Apple to update us. What does this do to your podcast premiere plans? Sign up for my free daily newsletter at News, sales 101, social…
Recording Better Interviews
Aug 8, 2018 • 7 min
Interview podcasts are not for everyone but you never know when you might have the chance to interview that person you’ve always wanted to get to know better and bring to your audience. Here are some simple things to keep in mind. Sign up for my free…
Is Breaker Breaking Monetization Barriers
Aug 7, 2018 • 5 min
Thanks to my friend Matt Holsinger, Founder of for asking me on LinkedIn about this news about Breaker! Sign up for my free daily newsletter at Short easy to read in your email box at noon each weekday.
Podcasts Vlogs Blogs
Aug 2, 2018 • 5 min
A big thanks to Mike Rudd of Hutchison Media and Marketing Fun with Mike for asking me to be a guest speaker at the August Marketing Mastery Club. The club meets monthly, and this month he covered for the group blogs, vlogs, and podcasting. One important…
Podcasts More Popular than Blogs in Google Trends
Jul 31, 2018 • 5 min
Data from Search Engine Journal releases in July 2018 is showing that blogging and blogs are on a downward trend and podcasts are gaining popularity. Coupled with Google now recognizing audio as a first class citizen in search beginning in July with the…
The Smart Audio Report
Jul 18, 2018 • 6 min
Oh, the great information coming from this report for podcasters. IF you title your podcast better and include key words and terms in your show notes and blogs. Voice activated technology owners are asking their device to answer a general question third…
Circle270Media Podcast Consultants on Business Inspires Podcast
Jul 17, 2018 • 3 min
Thanks to Michelle Wilson, Executive Director at TriVillage Chamber Partnership for having me as a guest on the podcast Business Inspires published on July 17, 2018. We cover a lot of topics about podcasting, radio, marketing and my thoughts on the future…
Programmatic Dynamic Ad Insertion
Jul 10, 2018 • 6 min
Dynamic ad insertion can be a great way to make a few dollars as well as begin to train your listeners to become accustomed to ads in your podcast. But if you don’t start to format your podcast to make it sound good, there goes your listeners. Here’s how…
13th Annual Podcast Awards
Jul 3, 2018 • 3 min
An incredibly fun and unique way to promote your podcast is to be nominated and/or win an award! Through July 2018 show registration remains open at Sign up for my free daily newsletter at…
5 Steps To Get Approval For Your Company Podcast
Jun 28, 2018 • 3 min
Everyone wants innovation in their company. Here are 5 steps to help you get the approval of your podcast project for your company. Contact me if you need more help in…
How To Increase Your Podcast Listeners Today
Jun 26, 2018 • 11 min
With Google Podcasts now at Android phone users disposal, your podcast listenership can increase starting today. If you do these simple things to engage Android phone users. Sign up for my free daily newsletter at Sales advice,…
2018 Digfest presented by TVCP at Grandview Yard
Jun 16, 2018 • 2 min
I am at the 2018 Digfest in Grandview OH to enjoy a great evening of local spirits and brews. We will be interviewing some vendors and posting to our podcast partner Business Inspires in the very near future. A big thanks to Michelle Wilson and the…
Podcast Advertising Revenues Climb in 2017
Jun 13, 2018 • 8 min
US podcast advertising captured $314 million in revenue in 2017. A rise of 86% year over year. The research predicts podcast revenue will surge to $659 million by 2020, a triple-digit 110 percent hike from 2017.…
Move Beyond Your Blog With A Podcast
Jun 12, 2018 • 10 min
Are you ready to move beyond your blog? Here’s how to start. Sign up for my free daily newsletter at
SMB Marketing and Podcast Interviews - A Future Case Study
Jun 7, 2018 • 4 min
What happens when a smb decides to dedicate their marketing and PR efforts in searching and accepting podcast interviews, at a number of 4 to 5 interviews per week over a 9 month period? The results will be available later this year. Sign up for my free…
Advice On Naming Your Podcast
Jun 5, 2018 • 5 min
When naming your podcast, get feedback from your potential audience as well as your podcaster peers. Your peers aren’t your subscribers or potential subscribers. I have a great example here in the podcast. Sign up for my free daily newsletter at…
Itali-unknown Podcast - A Study Abroad Audio Journal
May 31, 2018 • 5 min
A travel podcast produced by a Kent State University student as she studies abroad in Italy. Itali-unknown Podcast only on Spreaker. Find out more about podcasting with my daily email newsletter at…
Southwest Airlines & iHeartRadio and How Podcasters Benefit
May 24, 2018 • 8 min
How can your podcast monetize this new free in-flight wi-fi streaming opportunity? This episode should get your creativity kickstarted. For more ideas contact me at [email protected]
Southwest Airlines and iHeartRadio Team Up For Free Streaming
May 21, 2018 • 4 min
Southwest Airlines is teaming up with iHeartRadio with free wi-fi through Southwest’s entertainment portal. Sign up for my free daily Open The Mic newsletter at
Is There Life After 55 For Podcasts
May 16, 2018 • 6 min
Baby Boomers love radio. Why doesn’t radio love them. Here’s your opportunity as a podcaster to steal an audience. Go to and sign up for my free Open The Mic Newsletter.
Commitment Equals Podcast Success
May 14, 2018 • 9 min
It took commitment and resolve for True Crime Garage to be one of the most listened to true crime podcasts. Go to and sign up for my daily Open The Mic Newsletter. Free to your inbox.
3 Steps To Ensure Your Podcast’s Success
May 9, 2018 • 7 min
Here are 3 mistakes I’ve encountered with my new podcast clients that if were addressed prior to launch would have saved some sleepless nights. Sign up for my free daily Open The Mic Newsletter at Tips like this post and more!
7 Easy Ways to Grow Your Podcast Audience
May 8, 2018 • 11 min
It takes a lot of investment to get your podcast off the ground. Coming up with content, recording, editing, and then publishing. Not to mention buying all the equipment, paying for hosting, and trying to promote it. It also doesn’t help that most…
Interview Request Tips
May 3, 2018 • 4 min
If you are looking to be a guest on a podcast, here are a few tips to ensure what you have to offer is of value to their podcast listeners. Sign up for my free weekly newsletter at
Why You Should Network With Local Podcasters
May 1, 2018 • 5 min
Connecting with local podcasters via social media is not enough. Buy them a cup of coffee and pick their brains about getting started, staying motivated and continuing to grow your podcast. Hear my interviews with local podcasters in the Columbus OH…
Netflix Strategy For Podcasters
Apr 27, 2018 • 7 min
Episodes vs simultaneously delivering all your episodes. Both strategies work but the pros and cons must be weighed out carefully Sign up for my free weekly newsletter at
7 Job Search Podcasts For Job Seekers
Apr 24, 2018 • 6 min
Podcasts with a focus on job searching can be extremely beneficial for the job seeker, and successful for employers, recruiting agencies, and recruitment and communications agencies working with employers. Here are 7 podcasts that are great examples of…
In Just Four Years, Podcasting’s Share Of Ear Has Doubled
Apr 21, 2018 • 6 min
If you are a podcast consumer, you spend 33% of your audio time listening to podcasts. 2018 Share of Ear data from Edison Research April 2018.
Podcasting Live On Stage
Apr 18, 2018 • 4 min
Don’t overlook podcasting live at events, festivals or in small venues. Get exposure and sell your podcast merch! Sign up for my free weekly newsletter on my website.
How To Stop Procrastinating The Start Of Your Podcast
Apr 17, 2018 • 4 min
Start by thinking about, even envisioning, yourself starting the podcast, and then find a time period that you will commit focus. Subscribe to my email newsletter at Each week I cover podcast news and tips you need to know.
Podcast Safe Music
Apr 17, 2018 • 4 min
Adding music to podcast content has always been a sticky question. Will iTunes “take you down” for including music that’s not podcast safe? All the resources I mentioned in the podcast can be found here Have…
More Tips To Help Your Podcast Guest Share
Apr 12, 2018 • 4 min
Make it easy for your podcast guest to share your episode on social media. And don’t forger to mail a thank you note! Subscribe to my free weekly newsletter on
How To Get Podcast Guests To Share
Apr 11, 2018 • 4 min
Get your guest to share and talk about their interview on your podcast with this easy email formula. Sign up for my weekly email newsletter at
Network With Other Local Podcasters
Apr 11, 2018 • 5 min
Don’t miss any opportunity to network with other local podcasters outside of your local meetups. Meetups are great but can offer many distractions to helping you learn from fellow local podcasters. Sign up for my weekly email newsletter at…
Columbus Podcast Festival
Apr 9, 2018 • 3 min
Tickets are available now at Subscribe to my weekly email newsletter at Each week I will be spotlighting podcasters who will be at the festival!
Podcast Marketing On Spotify
Apr 6, 2018 • 4 min
Spotify now has the Spotify Ad Studio, where you can create and manage audio campaigns on Spotify to market your podcast. I talk about how, when and why you should consider doing this. Sign up for my free weekly newsletter at…
2.5 Reasons To Transcribe Your Podcast
Apr 4, 2018 • 5 min
I give you 2.5 reasons you need to jump on transcribing your podcast.
A New Quarter, A New Month, A New Week
Apr 2, 2018 • 4 min
What did Q1 2018 do for you via your podcast? What did you do for your podcast over the last few months? Time to review your strategy. Be sure to sign up for my free weekly email newsletter on my website.
Why Aren’t You Podcasting?
Mar 29, 2018 • 6 min
If you’re not, it’s not too late to reap the benefits. Here are just a few ideas of why you (your business) should. Need a consultant to help guide you to where you want to go with podcasting? Find me at, and book some…
Is Your Podcast Ready For Sponsors?
Mar 28, 2018 • 5 min
If you don’t have advertising now, these are the steps you need to execute immediately to prep your podcast for sponsors. Be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter, Open The Mic. Head to with your email handy.
Support YOUR Favorite Podcast
Mar 27, 2018 • 4 min
Do you support your favorite podcasts? If not, how can you ask your listeners to do the same? Check out Ask and give reviews! Be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter. Go to and get your weekly copy.
“Don’t Delete That Audio!”
Mar 23, 2018 • 5 min
Don’t make the mistake of deleting any raw episode because you don’t like what you recorded at that moment. Examples of why not in this episode. Signup for my free email newsletter at Podcast news and information you may have…
Smart Speakers, Boomers And Your Podcast
Mar 21, 2018 • 5 min
According to Google Insights, 51% of those 55+ said a top reason for using their voice activated speaker is “it empowers me to instantly get answers and information.” How does this work for your Boomer targeted podcast? Be sure to sign up for my free…
Showoff Your Expertise In A Podcast
Mar 20, 2018 • 3 min
Audiences want to hear from experts, not speakers. Podcasting is perfect for showcasing your expertise. Be sure to sign up for my free weekly newsletter on my website, Open The Mic. Go to
Infinite Dial 2018 - Beyond The Stats
Mar 16, 2018 • 7 min
I dive deeper into the Infinite Dial 2018 research released 3/8/18. Email me at [email protected] to continue with this note!
Infinite Dial 2018 overview
Mar 15, 2018 • 4 min Email me - [email protected]
What Style Of Podcast Is Best For Me?
Mar 13, 2018 • 3 min
Interviews Over The Phone Rule!
Mar 8, 2018 • 4 min
Postroll Is Dead
Mar 8, 2018 • 3 min
Momcast With NO Promised Links In Notes
Mar 6, 2018 • 2 min
Shiny Object Delusions
Mar 6, 2018 • 5 min
Company Launching Podcast on SoundCloud
Mar 2, 2018 • 3 min
What Hobby Costs You Nothing?
Feb 28, 2018 • 4 min
Podcasting and Smart Speakers
Feb 26, 2018 • 2 min
To Transcribe or Not To Transcribe
Feb 23, 2018 • 3 min
40% To Launch
Feb 22, 2018 • 3 min
You Are A Badass at Podcasting
Feb 19, 2018 • 3 min
Mic “Fright”
Feb 16, 2018 • 3 min
Feb 15, 2018 • 2 min
Note Page 1 - Why?
Feb 14, 2018 • 3 min