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Overcoming Your Fears So You Can Start Your Podcast
Jun 17 • 45 min
I had to overcome my fear of heights to go hiking in Utah, and I share the techniques I used to help you get over your fears of podcasting
How To Rebrand Your Podcast Without Losing Your Audience
Jun 10 • 30 min
You need to rename your podcast but you’re worried about losing your audience. Today we share the steps to rebrand your podcast, change your name and image.
Don’t Worry About Things You Can’t Control
Jun 3 • 25 min
Being Seen in Google Podcasts, Being Found In Apps, Having Google Put Play Buttons In Search Results. Are you worrying about things you don’t need to?
The Biggest Pain in Creating a Podcast
May 27 • 44 min
The Audience chimes in on “What is the biggest pain you face in podcasting?” We also have a “Because of My Podcast” story and Dave explains how taking a 12-hour car ride ties into podcasting
Does Your Podcast Name Need a Trademark?
May 20 • 36 min
Entertainment Lawyer Gordon Firemark explains Trademarks. What are they? Do I need one? What type of protection do they provide?
Podcoin App Pays Listeners to Listen to Podcast
May 13 • 40 min
New apps, new technologies are coming into podcasting all the time. Today we interview Geoff Cook of
Podcast Pre-Interviews - Ensuring Valuable Conversations
May 6 • 49 min
Dave interviews Kent Covington about how and when to do a podcast interview
Is It Possible to Air Check My Own Show?
Apr 29 • 43 min
You’ve asked your family, but you need some honest feedback? Can you review your own show?
Focus Is More Important Than Microphones
Apr 22 • 47 min
We all have 24 hours, and today I talk about how to get the most out of those hours. If you don’t have focus it doesn’t matter what microphone you have.
Five Things That WON’T Grow Your Audience
Apr 15 • 33 min
We only have so many hours in a day, and today I’m starting a two-part series on being more productive. The first thing you need to identify is activities that take up your time and provide no benefits. Today I have five.
Saying More With Less - The Power of Editing Your Podcast
Apr 8 • 35 min
Real life examples of things you might consider removing from your episodes
Listening, Talking, Planning, and Adjusting with Big Podcast Author David Hooper
Apr 1 • 58 min
Tons of podcasting tips and insights from this marketing and podcasting
The Top Podcasting Crutch Words and How To Stop Saying Them
Mar 25 • 50 min
Crutch words can make your show hard to swallow. Today we talk about how to stop using them.
What Does it Feel Like to Be a Podcaster?
Mar 18 • 31 min
Are you stuck trying to launch your show? Hear what its like to be a podcaster.
My Weekend with Procasters: Start with the Story
Mar 11 • 42 min
I spent the weekend with “Procasters” who have a team of people working on their episodes
Podcaster Burnout: Sources, Symptoms, Solutions
Mar 4 • 49 min
Content creation is hard. You want to serve your audience, but at times we sacrifice too much.
SPECIAL UPDATE: Time to Double-Check Your iTunes Episode Titles
Feb 28 • 6 min
Apple may start removing podcasts that don’t follow their guidelines
Your TOP Podcast Peeves 2019 Edition
Feb 25 • 47 min
What are the things that make you unsubscribe from a show? My audience shares their pet peeves.
Finding Love in Podcasting - Being Found By Google
Feb 18 • 36 min
As valentines was this week so we have a special edition of “Because of My Podcast,” and speaking of finding things, today we talk about some tools to help you be found in Google. We also talk mp3 vs m4a, and some free tools to help you be found by Google.
Word of Mouth is Your Army
Feb 11 • 48 min
Carolyn Cole almost quit her podcast, and because she pushed through, more opportunities came her way
Building Community The No BS Approach to 1000+ Members
Feb 4 • 34 min
We talk with Jeremy Ens who has built up a community to over 1000 members and Dave gets free press passes because of his podcast.
How Do You Know Your Podcast is Connecting With Your Audience?
Jan 28 • 52 min
Yes, there are download numbers, but how do you KNOW your show is good?
The Podcast Launch Attitude
Jan 21 • 44 min
Should you launch your podcast along with a Crowdfunding campaign? Is this wrong? Is it harmful?
Three Opinions on the Rode Rodecaster Pro
Jan 14 • 60 min
The Rode Rodecaster Pro has gained a lot of attention from podcasters and today we hear from three people who have used one.
Smarter Podcasting - Avoid These 7 Time Wasters
Jan 7 • 40 min
We all want our audience to grow. We all have 24 hours in a day, and yet we keep doing things that make us appear active (but not productive) or we are chasing things because they are new and shiny (but have no real value). There are better ways to spend…
My Favorite Podcast Is 2018 Edition
Dec 31, 2018 • 73 min
Listeners of the School of Podcasting explain what their favorite podcast is and why it’s their favorite
Turn Your Podcast Into a Book with Dave Chessen
Dec 24, 2018 • 36 min
Today we see how launching a successful book is similar to launching a successful podcast, We also found some great gear.
Loyal Dax Shepard Fans Are Selling Out Theaters
Dec 17, 2018 • 48 min
Tryo Heinritz attended a live event from Dax Shepard, and David Hooper gives us behind the scenes of hosting an event.
Dr. Ryan Gray Prescribes Value and Consistency Above All
Dec 10, 2018 • 46 min
Dr. Ryan Gray from Medical School Headquarters shares insights from his years of experience.
11 Steps To Grow Your Podcast Audience
Dec 3, 2018 • 55 min
We all want a bigger audience, here are the steps that lead to growing your audience
Where Are All These Downloads Coming From? Steph Taylor on Tracking the Source of Your Listeners
Nov 26, 2018 • 47 min has some new custom tracking tools to allow you to see who is referring people to your podcast. Social Media Marketer Nerd stops by to show how you can do this with any media host using a free tools from Google as well as strategies for…
The Courage to Make Mediocre Things - Cathy Heller from Don’t Keep Your Day Job
Nov 19, 2018 • 42 min
Cathy Heller shares how examining what her audience wanted and giving it to them turned her career around. Tim Paige shares tips on transitioning from your day job.
Positioning Your Podcast For the Long Haul (Three Things You Need 2018 Version)
Nov 12, 2018 • 48 min
You can’t have a long-running podcast without the right attitude, health, and support system.
How to Start a Podcast Network: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
Nov 5, 2018 • 72 min
A podcast network is a lot of work. Today you hear the pros and cons of starting (or joining) a podcast network
Do Audiograms Boost Podcast Podcast Discovery?
Oct 29, 2018 • 47 min
Today we look at the effectiveness of Audiograms. I also share some insights into my Australian trip that was amazing
11 Things Podcasters Can Learn From Netflix
Oct 22, 2018 • 26 min
Netflix has 130 Million users and making billions in revenue, and there are lessons to be learned that can be applied to your show
Don’t Dump Your Podcast For Facebook Live Just Yet
Oct 15, 2018 • 44 min
Would you be happy with a 3% consumption rate?
Vicious Listener Comments That Were 100% True
Oct 8, 2018 • 49 min
Today I share a story of the most vicious comment I’ve ever received.
Your Spin Free Zone
Oct 1, 2018 • 36 min
Today we hear the behind the scenes of Squadcast, and how American Airlines has their own podcast to explain their policies
Is Podcasting Frying Your Brain?
Sep 24, 2018 • 59 min
Today we hear what “Fills the tank” of most podcasters
The Ultimate Guide to Launching Your Podcast
Sep 17, 2018 • 55 min
I revisit this idea with new information to update my original “27 steps to get your show into Apple.”
Logic and Emotion in Your Podcast
Sep 10, 2018 • 52 min
Is podcasting Dying? And joining logic and emotions in your podcast
10 Thousands Downloads Per Episode in Five Months
Sep 3, 2018 • 42 min
Noah Stetzner is 17, been podcasting for five months is already has 10,000 downloads per episode. Find out how.
Danny Peña Is On a Mission For Additional Listeners
Aug 27, 2018 • 56 min
Podcasting needs more listeners and Danny Peña is out to find them and lead them to his show. We catch up with this Hall of Fame Podcaster
Starting a Podcast With a Sponsor - How Marcus Couch Got To Yes
Aug 20, 2018 • 35 min
Marcus Couch was told NO 20 times. He didn’t give up, and instead got creative and found a path to success.
How Podcasting is Like Shoe Shopping
Aug 13, 2018 • 30 min
Different shapes, sizes, colors, but in the end your intro needs to do some basic functions
Should My Podcast Have an Email List?
Aug 6, 2018 • 35 min
Do I need an email list? Do People use email in the age of social media? If so where should I start?
13 Years of Proof That Podcasting Works
Jul 30, 2018 • 62 min
Your valuable content leads to relationships that lead to opportunities.
Are You Making These Podcast Mistakes Part II
Jul 23, 2018 • 29 min
A cool because of my podcast story, and we look at some common podcast mistakes that are stopping your show from growing
Overcoming Impostor Syndrome
Jul 16, 2018 • 50 min
What is impostor syndrome? 70% of People Have it, and it cripples people with fear. How do you overcome it? I have 12 strategies
Oops I Forgot Something
Jul 11, 2018 • 6 min
In this bonus episode I had some time-sensitive items for last week’s episode and I forgot to mention them
My First Impression of Radio Public
Jul 9, 2018 • 43 min
Radio Public is an option for monetizing your podcast. I signed up and shared what I found.
Creating Actionable, Empowering Content with Kyle Gray
Jul 2, 2018 • 39 min
Today we have a conversation with Kyle Gray author of the book The Story Engine: An entrepreneur’s guide to content strategy and brand storytelling without spending all day writing.
Is Anyone Reading Your Podcast Show Notes?
Jun 25, 2018 • 50 min
What should you include in show notes? Is anyone using them? What about titles? iTunes Summaries?
When in Doubt, Ask Your Audience: Cody Gough Interview
Jun 18, 2018 • 56 min
Today we interview Cody Gough of and hear how they had the courage to change the format of a popular podcast based on user feedback
The Power of Your Knowing Your Why
Jun 11, 2018 • 45 min
The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you discover why you were born.– Mark Twain
Consistently Creating a Great Show: James Cridland from
Jun 4, 2018 • 53 min
James Cridland from shares what it takes to consistently make a great daily show
How Did You Get Your Podcast Sponsor?
May 28, 2018 • 48 min
Today in episode 620 you will learn two strategies to grow your audience and your subscriptions and you will learn how other podcasters got podcast sponsor.
Treating His Guests Like an Opportunity Instead of Transactions - Harry Duran Interview
May 21, 2018 • 53 min
Harry Duran is the host of Podcast Junkies. His interview style is unique, and his podcast is filled with engaging stories. Today I try to understand how he creates his magic.
Jordan Harbinger - How to Avoid Being Fired From Your Own Podcast
May 14, 2018 • 48 min
Jordan Harbinger was getting millions of downloads a month and had it all ripped away from him. What can you do to avoid this happening to you?
Transcribing Your Podcast Is Better Than What?
May 7, 2018 • 34 min
Should you transcribe your podcast? Two transcription tools reviewed ( and )
Three Audio Sharing Tools Reviewed
Apr 30, 2018 • 46 min
Wavve, Audiogram, And Sparemin can help share your show on social media. is it worth the extra expense?
Don’t Quit Your Day Job
Apr 23, 2018 • 31 min
I’m back from Nashville with my reflections on Podfecta, and Craft Content Nashville.
The Question Most Podcasters Forget to Ask Before Starting - And They Wish They Had
Apr 16, 2018 • 38 min
Todaywe are talking about the most important question a new podcaster should answer before they start. We also have a cool resource for royalty free music. I also share my thought in podcast sponsor markets.
Giving You The Nudge You Need to Create Episode 1 Of Your Podcast With Monica Rivera
Apr 9, 2018 • 47 min
Monica River hosts the You Wanna Do What Show and shares her results after podcasting 7 months.
Dealing With Your Ego - How to Stay In Your Lane
Apr 2, 2018 • 40 min
How much ego is too much? Today we talk why you need an ego, but not too much, and how putting your ego on the back burner can lead to great content.
The Best Sounding Audio For Your Budget
Mar 26, 2018 • 51 min
What format (mono, stereo), what format 64 kbps, 128 kbps. How I saved $44/month and got faster Internet and recording skype tips
Strategies For Creating a T-Shirt That Sells
Mar 19, 2018 • 48 min
Tips from three different people having success selling t-shirts about their podcast.
Podcast Icing To Bring Your Audience Back
Mar 12, 2018 • 46 min
My reflections on the little things that made a big difference at Social Media Marketing World, and how Podcasters can do the same for their show.
Tips on Choosing and Working with Co-Hosts
Mar 5, 2018 • 44 min
Tips on co-hosts, getting free stuff, and why stats don’t always matter.
Three Powerful Words: You’re Not Alone - an interview with Chris and Steven from Is This Adulting?
Feb 26, 2018 • 51 min
Chris and Steven started a podcast to stay connected and ended up with a podcast that is changing lives.
Should I Talk About My Personal Life?
Feb 19, 2018 • 53 min
Today we talk about using sharing personal heartaches with your audience, and
Live From the Floor of Podfest
Feb 13, 2018 • 28 min
Quick interviews from Podcast Movement
Getting Focused with Jeff Sanders
Feb 5, 2018 • 45 min
Jeff Sanders has a very popular podcast about productivity. We talk audience growth, productivity, and his new book.
Your Podcast Website
Jan 29, 2018 • 50 min
Do you NEED a website to Podcast? If so what should it contain?
Switching Podcast Hosting Companies
Jan 22, 2018 • 47 min
Today I talk about what I look for in a podcast hosting company. I share how trying and failing can lead to success
Be a Guest - Book a Guest: Andrew Alleman of
Jan 15, 2018 • 41 min
Today we interview Andrew Alleman of on how to find podcasts guests, and how to be a guest on other shows
This Episode is Not About Podcasting - Ask Dave Anything
Jan 8, 2018 • 57 min
We celebrate episode 600 and break format and have do the first ever “Ask Dave Anything - that’s not podcasting” episode.
How to Make Your Audience Go WOW
Jan 1, 2018 • 51 min
Today we look at the elements of content that inspire people to share it. We also have a great because of my podcast story involving a book deal.
Top Podcasts Of 2017
Dec 25, 2017 • 51 min
My audience shares their favorite podcasts and more importantly WHY. You’ll hear about some great podcasts, and gain some great insights into why people listen. Also a MEGA mix of “Because of My Podcast.”
Simple Works - New Apple Stats - and One Size Does Not Fit All
Dec 18, 2017 • 36 min
You don’t need a super extravagant setup to achieve great results in podcasting, Apple, Libsyn, and Blubrry update and release their stats. I also talk about how one size does not fit all when it comes to podcasting. The answer is often “it depends.” Also…
Lessons and Observations from PodCon
Dec 11, 2017 • 39 min
I share my impressions of the first ever PodCon in Seattle Washing this past weekend. We also have a “Because of my Podcast” story and an easy way to grow your audience.
Flattening the Podcast Learning Curve EP 595
Dec 4, 2017 • 43 min
A band fires up a kickstarter with their podcast, we look at how to start a podcast without burning out, and you can now get your podcast into Spotify.
What Will You Do Differently For Your Podcast in 2018?
Nov 27, 2017 • 55 min
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Should You Make Your Guests Jump Through Hoops?
Nov 19, 2017 • 46 min
Last week I explained how I learned of a strategy from Doug Sandler of the Nice Guys on Business show where the goal is to bring on guests who would be a good client for you (assuming you’re podcasting as part of your business). Doug’s business…
Your Customer Is Your Guest
Nov 13, 2017 • 30 min
Today I’m back from Speaking at DC Podfest (what a great event) and I went to a session that had some interesting points that I wanted to share. The session was titled, “Size Doesn’t Matter: Build a Monetization Program with Any Size Audience…
Creating Events For Your Audience Part 2 - Mark Deal
Nov 6, 2017 • 49 min
Today we are talking with Mark Deal who has grown Podcast Atlanta to over 500 members ( We get great tips on growing a local meetup, tips, and resources for better interviews, and how is creating podcasts for a living. How Long…
Lessons From Steven Spielberg - Podcast Woodshed
Oct 30, 2017 • 41 min
Because of My Podcast, I Will Be Attending A Taping of the Black List Television Show - Troy Heinritz 1:58 Troy Heinritz has had story after story when it comes to his Black List Exposed show. He recently won a podcast award, and now was called…
New Ideas - Lead To New Facts - Lead to New Actions
Oct 23, 2017 • 58 min
The Essential Items For Your Podcast Website Let me state, that this has nothing to do with Wordpress vs Wix vs Squarespace. These are the items that I feel should be on your website (and why) A Play Button Think of this as a free sample. If someone…
Are You Doing Everything To Grow My Podcast Audience?
Oct 16, 2017 • 40 min
I’m doing everything to grow my audience, but it’s not. Today we address that question. Are you REALLY doing everything? Click the link below to see the full show notes.
Simply Sonic SS1 and Second Line Dix WordPress Theme Reviews
Oct 9, 2017 • 40 min
Simply Sound Company SS1 PreAmp Review While I’ve never used any preamps like the Triton Audio Fethead Microphone Preamp or the Cloudlifter CL-1, I was really impressed with the amazing amount of boost to the sound. The large dose of extra gain can…
Finding Podcast Listeners At the Mall?
Oct 2, 2017 • 44 min
In honor of International Podcast Day, I went to the local mall (that’s still open) and asked people, “Have you have of podcasting?” If they said yes I would ask, “Have you actually heard a podcast?” Many people said NO. The people who had been…
International Podcast Day
Sep 27, 2017 • 4 min
Hello, everyone, I realized in my last episode I didn’t talk about International Podcast Day. If you haven’t checked out their site it is They have cool tools to help you promote the power of podcasting check them out…
Creating Events For Your Audience Part 1
Sep 25, 2017 • 44 min
Ever want to create an event for your fans? A casual meetup, workshop, or event? This is the episode for you.
Juggling the Podcaster Attitude
Sep 18, 2017 • 35 min
The podcaster attitude can be a tricky one to juggle. You care about your content, you care about your audience, but at times you might want to try something new, and that means your audience may not like it. If you like it, should you do it? Amy Pohler…
How To Compete with the Big Networks
Sep 11, 2017 • 50 min
What does it mean for indie podcasters now that radio people are coming? How can we sharpen our podcast focus to compete?
Um, Yeah, NO! - Keeping Bad Content Away From Your Audience
Sep 4, 2017 • 39 min
Every month I ask my audience a question. This month is have you ever been approached by someone who OBVIOUSLY has NO CLUE about your show? Special Thanks To: Bernie from Bernie the Cat Show Lee Silverstein from the Colon Cancer Podcast has…
Podcast Movement 2017 Refrelections
Aug 27, 2017 • 43 min
Fun behind the scenes stories from Podcast Movement. Magical moments of people connecting and insights into the power of editing your podcast.
Sound Devices MixPre-3 Review
Aug 21, 2017 • 38 min
Full show notes can be seen at Why Keeping It Simple is a Good idea I do a show every Saturday call Ask the Podcast Coach with Jim Collison from and at one point I decided to connect with Jim over Google…
Three Years After Starting a Podcast He Has a Six Figure Income
Aug 14, 2017 • 44 min
Darren Dake started a podcast three years ago, and now he’s going to make a six figure income this year.
No Longer Trapped in Radio, Phillip Keller Turns His Spotlight on Real People with Real Miracles
Aug 7, 2017 • 44 min
Because of My Podcast Randy Goers of the Drone Radio Show When you start a podcast you are seen as a digital influencer and today’s example of something that wouldn’t have happened if it wasn’t because of their podcast is from Randy Goers…
What Did You Change In Your Podcast and Why
Jul 31, 2017 • 65 min
Each month I ask my audience a question and they answer and we all learn together. This month I asked, “What have you changed about your show and why?” Some people added/removed co-hosts. Some people updated artwork and intro music. Others…
She Does a Podcast About What?! Alexandra Harbushka interview
Jul 24, 2017 • 44 min
Because of My Podcast Danny Peña’ is Now on Danny is a Hall of Fame podcaster who shared his story about how he started off with a cassette deck (see episode 506), and ended up playing video games with Bill Gates, and getting a spot on…
His Podcast Brought Him So Much Business His Supplier Can’t Keep Up - Bill Strand of Chameleon Breeder
Jul 17, 2017 • 40 min
King of the Niche Podcasts Bill Strand of In this 20 minute interview we hear how: Bill has been involved with Chameleon’s For Over 40 Years His Podcast Has Lead His Audience to Trust Him and Engage with him on Social Media…
Are Podcasters Entertainers?
Jul 10, 2017 • 36 min
Do we have to be entertaining?
It’s a Lot of Work To Sound This Boring - Drew Ackerman of Sleep with Me Podcast
Jul 3, 2017 • 49 min
Today I talk with Drew Ackerman of the Sleep with Me Podcast. I met him at and I was amazed at the amount of detail he puts into a show that has a singular goal of putting you to sleep. In the interview you will hear: How Drew started his…
How Many Strikes Do Podcasters Get?
Jun 28, 2017 • 50 min
Even though I asked, “How many strikes do you give a podcast before turning out?” nobody answered with a number. Instead, the answers were “it depends.” It sounds that you are going to get more strikes if you are delivering Contributors to the…
Bumper Sticker Reflections
Jun 26, 2017 • 18 min
We seem to think we don’t know what to do, when in truth we don’t do what we know. This week I attended Ray Edwards copyrighting academy, and it was pretty cool. I went there as I will be updating the School of Podcasting’s website later this year….
How Improv Skills Can Boost Your Podcasting Attitude
Jun 19, 2017 • 49 min
Because of my Podcast: Clay From Fish Nerds Clay has had some very cool things happen on his Fish Nerds Show including having a touring opera singer invite clay to do a show at a theater. Check out Clay at The Sometimes Condescending…
What Podcasters Can Learn From Kevin Hart
Jun 12, 2017 • 48 min
New Apple Specs Coming In the future, Apple Podcasts app will support some new features including: One the podcast level you will have Seasons Serial and Episodic podcast types On the Episode level Title, episode number, and season number…
Marketing Your Podcast - How Long Does it Take?
Jun 5, 2017 • 53 min
Understand Before Being Understood About a month ago I left a comment on the Spreaker Live show, and this comment resulted in a response from the host that in a conversation he had with me was “Disproportional.” So after we both hissed at each I set…
Why are You Podcasting? The Other F-Word
May 29, 2017 • 51 min
I asked the question: Are you podcasting? If so where and why? If you quit podcasting, why? If you haven’t started yet, why? Matt from the Author Inside You Sleep Whispers Podcast Simple Money Solutions Steve Stewart Podcast Editor Jeff had a…
Great Podcasting Begins with Listening to Your Audience -Jonathan Oakes Interview
May 21, 2017 • 57 min
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Stepping On Your Listeners Toes
May 15, 2017 • 40 min
Because of My Podcast: Lee Silverstein Lee Silverstein is the man behind the Colon Cancer Podcast and the Color Cancer Network was able to get press passes to a very cool event in his area. Cool Image Tools For Your Podcast I’ve been working on…
Growing Valuable Podcast Content With a Facebook Group - Katie Krimitsos
May 8, 2017 • 60 min
Katie Krimitsos is an expert on Facebook groups
Best Podcasting Practices - Per Bridge Ratings
May 1, 2017 • 55 min
Because of My Podcast: Katie Krimitsos Katie is the host of the Biz Women Rock show, and when I asked her how she would finish the “Becuase of my podcast ____” she answered, “Everything” She feels her business, her consulting, courses, and coaching…
Shaping Your Content for Maximum Impact - Niel J. Guilarte
Apr 24, 2017 • 54 min
Welcome to episode 563 of the School of Podcasting Have you ever had a problem with something, and then when you stated your problem out loud the answer came to you as you were saying it? You can use that exercise to help your podcast. I recently…
He Changed His Format and Grew His Audience -Joe Saul-Sehy of Stacking Benjamins
Apr 17, 2017 • 59 min
Today on episode 562 Joe Saul Sehy of the Stacking Benjamins podcast explains how he changed his podcast format, and lost 30% of his audience but now is working on his fifth sponsor. Joe Saul-Sehy is the creator and co-host of the Stacking Benjamins…
Podcast Expectations vs Reality: How Natalie Eckdal Shifted Her Podcast To Be Successful
Apr 10, 2017 • 56 min
Podcasting in the Media: Teen Titans I want to thank Caine Door of the Adventure Frequency for letting me know that: “In the newly released animated film: Teen Titans the Judas contract (Warner Brothers) Kevin Smith is in the movie as himself…
What Podcasters Can Learn From Chuck Berry
Apr 3, 2017 • 55 min
Chuck Berry died last month at the age of 90. I saw him four years ago at a special event that honored him with tons of musicians (Merle Haggard, Ronnie Hawkins, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Joe Bonamassa and Lemmy Kilmister) coming to play his music and…
Asking Your Audience For Feedback
Mar 27, 2017 • 65 min
When you create a recipe for food, you serve it to someone and ask them “What do you think?’ They might say, “it needs more salt” or some other suggestion. It is then up to you like the chef to decide if you want to implement that recommendation or…
Podcasting Continues to Grow 22% in Two Years
Mar 13, 2017 • 40 min
Because of My Podcast I’m on the Cover of a Comic Book Jeremy Dennis explains how he was able to commission a custom comic book cover thanks to his supporters. New Edison Research on Podcasting Edison Research did a telephone survey of 2000…
Journalism 101 For Podcasters
Mar 6, 2017 • 57 min
You can be the media. In a world where what is and is not true, you have the power and distribution to be your own media outlet. I have known Emily Prokop (of the Story Behind Podcast) as we run in the same circles, but I was unaware of her background…
My Favorite Episode Is - Podfest Reflections
Feb 27, 2017 • 45 min
Today I’m back from Podfest in Orlando Florida. What a great show, there were tons of brand new podcasters looking to jump into the space. This week we share if you had one podcast episode that sticks in your brain, if so why. Joining the Podcast…
Behind The Scenes of Creating a Local Podcast
Feb 20, 2017 • 53 min
Different producers of local podcasts share their insights
Glenn Rubenstein - Podcast Advertising Works
Feb 13, 2017 • 51 min
Comments? Call them in 888-563-3228 Today we talk with Glenn Rubenstein who is the author of the book Podcast Advertising Works. Glenn worked at the TWIT podcast network in both ad sales and as the company’s Director of Marketing. He…
Podcasting Gives a Listener a Reason To Live
Feb 6, 2017 • 51 min
Today we have a serious subject that isn’t so much about getting more downloads, and new cool gear, but the fact that your podcast can make a difference. I’ve helped people save money on fear, and help them launch podcasts. I’ve helped them find ways…
Podcasting Pet Peeves of My Listeners
Jan 30, 2017 • 51 min
Once a month this year, I’m going ask you a question and use those answers for an episode. I want to get to under you more, and in general get a better understand of what you like and dislike. This month I asked, “What are those things that make your…
Behind the Scenes of the Horse Radio Network
Jan 23, 2017 • 58 min
Today we go deep into running the business that is The Horse Radio Network. We talk with America’s Horse Husband Glenn “the Geek” Hebert SPONSOR: Emerald City Productions Get your first four episodes edited for $15 each (and only $40 after that - for…
Spreaker Introduces Ad Revenue System
Jan 16, 2017 • 36 min
Because of My Podcast Dana Gould I was reading an article where West Word was interviewing Dana Gould (Who I find hilarious) and they asked him he still does his podcast (the Dana Gould Hour) while now running/writing the show Stan Against Evil. Here…
A Great Example of Podcasting For Your Business
Jan 9, 2017 • 49 min
Because of My Podcast: My Family Was Fed A Giant Meal Cale Nelson of Ham Radio 360 sent in a great story where a listener told him NOTt to make dinner the Thursday before Christmas. Then sent Cale a giant box of Barbecue. When you’ve got a houseful of…
This is Your Podcast Wake Up Call
Jan 2, 2017 • 50 min
Here it is 2017. Congratulations you made it through another year. Some of you were going to start podcasting last year, some of you go back to 2015. Some of you, are going back even further. Today I want to give you some ideas and strategies to…
My Favorite Podcast is 2016 Edition
Dec 26, 2016 • 54 min
This Year SOP Listeners said the following list was “Their Favorite Podcast” This means if they could only listen to ONE, this would be the show. Here they are in alphabetical order 4:00 Adam Carolla Show - 4:42 Bloodround -…
What Can Podcasters Learn From
Dec 19, 2016 • 32 min
Because of My Podcast I Got Media Passes - Cheri Field Cheri Fields has at least 7 children, and produces the Creation Science for Kids Podcast What Podcaster’s Can Learn From Amazon is an amazing company….
Podcast Guest and Hosting Duties
Dec 12, 2016 • 45 min
Call the Show 888-563-3228 Because of my Podcast Cale Nelson Last week, a listener contacted me via email. He is one of my Pateron Supporters. He said he noticed on my Pateron page the goal for buying a new Mixer. He went on to inquire about which…
Creating and Growing Your Podcast Brand with Marketing Manager Lauren Nelson
Dec 5, 2016 • 50 min
Branding and Marketing Your Podcast: Lauren Nelson Interview Today on episode 543 we talk with fellow podcast Lauren Nelson who is the Marketing Manager for She produce the audio drama podcast “The Box” and share her…
Standing Out Leads To Better Opportunities and A Six Figure Podcast Income: Michael O’Neal Interview
Nov 28, 2016 • 57 min
Today we talk with Michael Oneal. Michael has over 500 episodes of his Solopreneur Hour, and also a co-host/producer of the Hines Ward show. Michael talks about how standing out leads to better relationships which lead to better opportunities. He also…
What Goes Into Making a Podcast Episode?
Nov 20, 2016 • 37 min
Today I want to share what I do to put together an episode. My example will be the the latest episode of the Logical Weight Loss Podcast. I also do a podcast microphone shootout with microphones in the $300 range (last week we did a shootout…
Is The Audio Technica ATR2100 Still the Best Podcasting Microphone?
Nov 14, 2016 • 44 min
Today we are going to get our gear on. All you gear heads are going to love this. We are going to talk about some of the best places to purchase gear, we are going to talk about mixers, and we are going to compare three microphones that are under $100…
Lee Silverstein is a Messenger, and Guardian of his Target Audience
Nov 7, 2016 • 63 min
Lee Silverstein got a call on New years Eve to let him know he had cancer and needed Chemotherapy. Lee is the man that gave “The Messengers: A Podcast Documentary” film it’s name. He is a messenger for his audience. He delivers stories that provide…
Grow Your Audience Using the KFC Approach
Oct 30, 2016 • 43 min
Hindenburg Journalist Noise Reduction The latest version of Hindenburg Journalist Software (slowly becoming one of my favorites for people who “Aren’t too technical”). They have a new noise reduction feature that is super easy to use, and actually not…
How I Got a Sponsor On My Podcast
Oct 24, 2016 • 50 min
Today I share my story on how I secured a sponsor for my show. I’m doing this as an experiment as I prepare to update my book More Podcast Money Next year. I also share the behind the scenes of what it was like to take on a sponsor. There are some…
Corey Fineran’s Podcast Lead Him To Start His Own Business
Oct 17, 2016 • 47 min
Comments” Call 888-563-3228 I’ve spoken about Corey Fineran before and how his Chicago Cubs podcast Ivy Envy helped get a rule changed in Major League Baseball. Corey’s boss saw the impact podcasting creates and talked Corey into starting a…
Is It Time for You To Zag?
Oct 10, 2016 • 42 min
Today we have some lessons from fast food that apply to podcasting, and I talk about zagging when everyone is zigging, Bernie’s Greatest Hits 1:58 My cat is pretty popular on this show as he chimes in all the time. When I went to Pittsburgh last week…
You Never Know Who Is Listening
Oct 3, 2016 • 54 min
Today we in this episode: We have a great because of my podcast story that has someone getting paid to do something they would do for free We tackle some of the podcast jargon starting with the A’s We revisit the File For Download debate in a podcast…
Are You Ready To Give Up on Podcasting? Why I Believe What I Believe
Sep 26, 2016 • 53 min
Becuase of My Podcast - Rick Seizemore of VRStudio Workforce Rick Seizemore from VRStudio Workforce shares how your podcast will help you land guests, and those guests can then point people to your website. Your site then becomes an audio…
Awaken Your Confidence - Rachel Smets
Sep 19, 2016 • 55 min
Rachel Smets is the author of Awaken Your Confidence and stops by to share some insights into building your confidence. You can find her at as well as @rachelsmets and Facebook. and YouTube We talk about overcoming imposter…
Podcast Mid-Atlantic Relfections
Sep 12, 2016 • 39 min
Today I’m fresh back from a trip to Podcast Midatlantic where I spoke on a panel about podcasting. On Sunday I had some time before I flew home so Rob Greenlee and I Went to see the Liberty Bell in Independence Hall in Philadelphia. There are some…
Content You Can’t Get Any Place Else with Jennifer Briney of The Congressional Dish Podcast
Sep 5, 2016 • 55 min
Today I am excited to have Jen Briney of the Congressional Dish podcast on my show. Jen reads legislation that is going through the house of representatives. She then reports back to you with no slant on democratic or republican slant but more of a…
Keep Your Audience By Losing the Jargon - Busting Podcast Myths
Aug 29, 2016 • 39 min
I can handle some people explaining their strategies of launching a podcast, but there are some things that are just blatantly WRONG. Here are a couple that get my goat. Episodes Get Downloaded When People Subscribe If you simply launch with only one…
Podcast Q & A From Podcast Movement
Aug 22, 2016 • 43 min
How Do I Grow My Audience? Know Who Your Audience Is Know What They Want Go Where They Are Make Friends With Them and Bring Value to Your Conversations Tell them About Your Show Make it Is To Find, Share, and Remember How Long Should My Podcast Be? …
What Podcasters Can Learn From Geese, Ringo Star, and Michael Phelps
Aug 15, 2016 • 41 min
Today shares his thought on Podcamp Pittsburgh, the death of, and what geese, Ringo Star, and Michael Phelps can teach podcasters. Comments 888-563-3228 The Messengers Are Coming! If you live within driving distance of Akron, Ohio you might…
The Three Things Your Podcast Needs That Have Nothing to Do With Microphones, Downloads, or Hosting
Aug 8, 2016 • 44 min
Today I’m going to share three things your podcast needs to be successful, I’m also going to share some podcasting news, and a product review on a replacement. Call the Show at 888-563-3228 Blubrry Launches Adverting Partner Plan If you…
Great Content: Reverse Engineering a Driveway Moment
Aug 1, 2016 • 61 min
Driveway moments are podcasts that have you so captivated that when you get to home instead of going in to be with your family, you sit in the driveway to finish the episode. This week I had such a moment with episode 206 of the RED podcast hosted by…
It Started With a Tweet - The Amazing Troy Heinritz Story
Jul 25, 2016 • 68 min
Comments about the show? Call 888-563-3228 At Podcast Movement Kevin Smith said to forget hanging around people who would answer, “Why?” when you said you wanted to try something, and instead hang around people who said, “Why not!” Troy Heinritz is a…
Lessons From My First Crack at a Narrative Podcast Episode
Jul 18, 2016 • 46 min
What I’ve Learned From One Episode of a Storytelling NPR styled Podcast I recently started a podcast in a narrative fashion about a documentary called the Messengers, as I’ve never done this style of podcasting before. Here is what I’ve learned. You…
Podcasting Lessons From the Pizza Parlor
Jul 11, 2016 • 44 min
Podcast Movement was a great success as all of the previous events. WOW. The one thing different this year was I was working for Libsyn. I spent pretty much three days talking from about 7 in the morning to somewhere between midnight and 2 AM talking…
How Glenn Hebert Does Morning Radio From His House - Couch Cushions Test
Jul 4, 2016 • 60 min
Comments? Call 888-563-3228 Join the School of Podcasting today Podcast Movement is Next Week I will be working Libsyn booth all week except for my Q & A Season on Friday at 10:15-11:00 on the Solutions Stage. Please find me and say hello. I…
The Podcast Mindset - Favorite Social Network - New and Noteworthy Part 1
Jun 27, 2016 • 53 min
I was born in Akron, Ohio. I lived in Cleveland, Ohio for 8 years and now moved back to Akron. So when LeBron James join the Cleveland Cavaliers we were all excited. Last year we came close, but we lost (there is a long history of Cleveland Sports…
Podcasting With Your Kids - Promoting Outside of iTunes
Jun 20, 2016 • 44 min
Answering Audience Questions Is a podcast a good way to promote a multi-level marketing (MLM) business? If your sole goal of a podcast is to generate income, you need to realize a few things: Nobody tunes into an infomercial on purpose (usually it’s…
The Power of Meeting Your Podcast Audience Face to Face
Jun 13, 2016 • 58 min
Because of My Podcast - I Got to Go To The Largest Event in My Niche 2:05 Cale Nelson from wanted to go to world’s largest Ham Radio event. He wanted to go, but had these pesky things called kids that need silly things like food,…
The Ultimate New and Noteworthy - Muhammad Ali - Reviewed
Jun 6, 2016 • 36 min
This week I am saddened by the lost of my champ Muhammad Ali. When I was growing up there were two things that were constant in my life. Richard Nixon was President Muhammad Ali was the Greatest Boxer of All Time Today there are lesson I feel we can…
Yes, You Can Change Your Podcast
May 30, 2016 • 49 min
Podcast Rewind: Podcasts on Jeopardy This week PODCASTS was a category on Jeopardy. This again shows how podcasting is growing and becoming more and more main stream.Awareness over the last year has gone from 48% to 49 % now it jumped to 55%. The…
Compressor, Noise Gates, De Essers in Plain English
May 23, 2016 • 58 min
Because of his Podcast: He Discovered a Niche Who Needed A Product Got a note from Corey Fineran I just handed my boss my resignation letter! This podcasting journey started 7 1/2 years ago and it’s now allowed me to leave my job and start my own…
Podcasting Brings More Customers, Better Students, and More Traffic
May 16, 2016 • 41 min
Today on the School of Podcasting we talk content marketing, why podcasting is a perfect tool for this strategy, and how to overcome one of the biggest hurdles for those needing interaction on their website. Podcast Rewind 2:15 I appeared on…
Keeping Your Podcast Legal - Gordon Firemark
May 9, 2016 • 57 min
Lawyer Gordon Firemark talks about some situations that podcasters should be aware of
What If Podcasting Was A Sport? Have You Been To Training Camp?
May 2, 2016 • 46 min
What can we learn from sports teams that would apply to podcasting
You Can’t Change - What You Won’t Start
Apr 25, 2016 • 47 min
I turned down a sponsor - can you be original - Podcasting News
The Two Most Important Parts Of Your Podcast
Apr 18, 2016 • 31 min
Nail your intro and outro to make a better impact.
Create a Podcast Website For Free - Are You Making a $200 WordPess Mistake
Apr 10, 2016 • 40 min
Tumblr, Sucuri, and WP Upgrades
DBS 286 Vs Aphex Channel Master - Video Podcast Settings - Advertising Platforms
Apr 4, 2016 • 49 min
Audio Compressors - Advertising Platforms - Video Podcasting and more
Podcast Interview Wizard: Brainstorm With Yourself and Create Better Interviews, and Get More Exposure in Half the Time
Mar 28, 2016 • 51 min
Today I look at tools available for podcasters to help them produce a better show. Podcast Interview Wizard and Who is Jim Edwards Jim Edwards is a guy I’ve known online for years. I loved his “I Gotta Tell you” email list. We are talking back in…
Commitment to Community: How Danny Peña Grew His Podcast Audience
Mar 21, 2016 • 60 min
How Danny Went From Cassette tapes to CBS Radio
Are Review Swaps Hurting Podcasting?
Mar 14, 2016 • 47 min
Are Fake Reviews Rewarding?
Jim Harold Makes A Living Talking about Ghosts
Mar 7, 2016 • 61 min
Jim Harold has created multiple streams of income that allowed him to quit his day job
Creating Compelling Podcasts - Podfest 2016 Reflections
Feb 29, 2016 • 51 min
Podfest hapned this weekend in tamp Florida. Wow was it fun. I got to hang out with Hall of Fame podcasters like Danny Pena, and meet some people who are trying to get their podcast off the ground. I love, love, love, the podcast community. It’s…
5 Voice Related Tools for Engagement and Podcast Promotion
Feb 22, 2016 • 65 min
Using the Right Tool for the Right Audience
Book Guest Spots On Other Podcasts: Are You Making These Mistakes?
Feb 15, 2016 • 54 min
Don’t Spray and Pray - Work Smart - Get Exposure
Episode 500: Groundhog Birthday - A Podcast Launch Story
Feb 8, 2016 • 38 min
A Story of a Fictional Podcast Launch
Monetizing with Membership Sites: Ravi Jayagopal of Digital Access Pass
Feb 1, 2016 • 58 min
Monetizing with Membership Sites: Ravi Jayagopal of Digital Access Pass
Unleash the Hero in You and Positively Impact Your Audience
Jan 25, 2016 • 47 min
Examples of people positively impacting their audience.
Avoiding Burnout on the Road to Being an InFluencer with Tarun Stevenson
Jan 18, 2016 • 41 min
There are a number of things you need to be successful in podcasting. Great Content Great Sound Great Promotion Great Attitude No matter how great your show sound, and how much you promote it, without great content, it won’t succeed. No…
3 Things You Need To Make Money With Your Podcast
Jan 11, 2016 • 63 min
Today’s episode is a special “Dual Episode” as Dave and “The Real Brian” from Profitcast take on the subject of what is needed to make money with your podcast. We got together to talk about three bullet points: Abundant vs Poverty Mindset…
Getting the Other Side of the Story: $57 Dollar Guy &
Jan 4, 2016 • 48 min
Today we look at some questionable Podcast practices
My Favorite Podcast 2015: A Listener Loyalty Study
Dec 28, 2015 • 62 min
in no particular order) 01:25 Exponent - the nuances of tech strategy - Submitted by Max Flight of,, and 2:48 Up In Your Business - brings in inspiration to help you to…
Evaluating Your Podcast Year
Dec 21, 2015 • 47 min
Because of My Podcast the Creator From the Blacklist Gets Interviewed on Podcast Troy produces numerous podcast, but today he is talking about the Blacklist Exposed podcast he had the creator of the hit NBC show contact Troy on twitter and…
You Don’t Need Thousands of Downloads To Sell Ads - The Return of Glenn The Geek
Dec 14, 2015 • 44 min
Creative Ways to Get Your Advertisers to Promote Your Podcast Glenn made quite a splash when he was on the show earlier this year (it’s the most shared episode on the site). 7:02 “Glenn the Geek” is America’s Horse Husband and founder of…
Audience Participation Blue Print - Today in iOs
Dec 7, 2015 • 40 min
Audience Participation Blue Print - Today in iOs
Your Podcast Call To Action (CTA) - 11 Tips for Better Engagement
Nov 30, 2015 • 40 min
Your Podcast Call To Action (CTA) - 11 Tips for Better Engagement
Don’t Keep Your Audience Waiting
Nov 23, 2015 • 22 min
Don’t Keep Your Audience Waiting
You Got Them to Push Play - Does Your Intro Make them Push STOP?
Nov 16, 2015 • 61 min
Create an impact podcast intrudction
How to Create Better Episode Titles Quickly and Easily
Nov 9, 2015 • 45 min
This is an abbreviated list of headline samples from the book “Writing Riches” by one of my favorite authors and podcaster’s Ray Edwards. If you buy his book, buy some paper and pencil along with it. This topic starts at 6:35 The How To Headline…
Google Play Terms & Patreon is Paying $3.5 Million a Month To Creators
Nov 2, 2015 • 64 min
Google Play Terms & Patreon is Paying $3.5 Million a Month To Creators
How to Podcast Step 1: Your Podcast Idea
Oct 26, 2015 • 48 min
I’m going to be going over podcasting in the next few episodes. So many people think it starts with a microphone (which is a logical start), but it doesn’t. It starts with an idea. It might be an idea that is fueled by a need. That need may be to help…
Four Podcasting Tools Reviewed
Oct 19, 2015 • 43 min
Four Podcasting Tools Reviewed
Jason Bryant Turned His Experience Into a Career in Podcasting
Oct 12, 2015 • 69 min
Jason Bryant Turned His Experience Into a Career in Podcasting
Are You Missing the Low Hanging Fruit - International Podcast Day Recap With Steve Lee
Oct 5, 2015 • 45 min
Are You Missing the Low Hanging Fruit - International Podcast Day Recap With Steve Lee
26 Ingredients to Mix Into your Podcast
Sep 28, 2015 • 60 min
26 Ingredients to Mix Into your Podcast
Jeff Bradburry is Changing Lives With His Podcast
Sep 21, 2015 • 61 min
Jeff Bradburry is Changing Lives With His Podcast
Legal Podcast Music Review
Sep 14, 2015 • 30 min
Legal Podcast Music Review
What Every Podcaster Should Know About Stalkers
Sep 7, 2015 • 40 min
What Every Podcaster Should Know About Stalkers
The Most Addicting Social Platform Ever
Aug 31, 2015 • 47 min
The Most Addicting Social Platform Ever
Tips to Revive Your Dead Podcast
Aug 24, 2015 • 58 min
Tips to Revive Your Dead Podcast
Today I share a story about getting outside of yor comfort zone, and we talk with the Real Brian about how his podcast has lead to him getting paid to host two more.
Aug 17, 2015 • 54 min
How Pushing Past Your Comfort Zone Lead to Success
Making a Living Talking about Horses - Glen the Geek is Never Boring
Aug 10, 2015 • 67 min
Making a Living Talking about Horses - Glen the Geek is Never Boring
Word of Mouth Moments From Podcast Movement
Aug 5, 2015 • 38 min
Word of Mouth Moments From Podcast Movement
Audio Technica BP40 - Electrovoice RE320 - Audio Technica ATR2100 USB Microphone Shootout
Jul 27, 2015 • 58 min
Audio Technica BP40 - Electrovoice RE320 - Audio Technica ATR2100 USB Microphone Shootout
Podcasting’s Most Frequently Asked Questions
Jul 20, 2015 • 67 min
Podcasting’s Most Frequently Asked Questions
Behind the Scenes of the Worst Podcast Ever
Jul 13, 2015 • 41 min
Behind the Scenes of the Worst Podcast Ever
Get in Line to Grow Your Podcasting Audience
Jul 6, 2015 • 46 min
Get in Line to Grow Your Podcasting Audience
Cale Nelson Had a Sponsor Before He Had His First Podcast Recorded
Jun 29, 2015 • 49 min
Cale Nelson Had a Sponsor Before He Had His First Podcast Recorded
Fanning The Fan Boys and Girls to Grow Your Audience
Jun 22, 2015 • 47 min
Fanning The Fan Boys and Girls to Grow Your Audience
Do the Best You Can and Realize Some People Will Think You Suck
Jun 15, 2015 • 50 min
Do the Best You Can and Realize Some People Will Think You Suck
Are You Aware of the Women in Podcasting?
Jun 8, 2015 • 61 min
Are You Aware of the Women in Podcasting?
Anatomy of a Story - Podcast Listening Party
Jun 1, 2015 • 48 min
Anatomy of a Story - Podcast Listening Party
What Podcasters Can Learn From David Letterman
May 25, 2015 • 50 min
What Podcasters Can Learn From David Letterman
8 Ways a Stranger Can Help You Grow Your Audience
May 18, 2015 • 55 min
8 Ways a Stranger Can Help You Grow Your Audience
Your Words Can Can Change the World
May 11, 2015 • 38 min
Your Words Can Can Change the World
Do You Have Five Number One Priorities?
May 4, 2015 • 46 min
Do You Have Five Number One Priorities?
Another Free Media Host? Is a Good Idea?
Apr 27, 2015 • 39 min
Another Free Media Host? Is a Good Idea?
Behind the Scenes of NMX 2015 - Clammr Tool is Addicting
Apr 20, 2015 • 62 min
Behind the Scenes of NMX 2015 - Clammr Tool is Addicting
Podcasting Adds Personality To Your Blog and Business
Apr 13, 2015 • 43 min
Podcasting Adds Personality To Your Blog and Business
Taking Phone Calls On Your Podcast
Apr 6, 2015 • 57 min
Taking Phone Calls On Your Podcast
David Hooper’s Big Bold Impact
Mar 30, 2015 • 56 min
David Hooper’s Big Bold Impact
Let’s Give Them Something To Talk About
Mar 23, 2015 • 42 min
Let’s Give Them Something To Talk About
Amy Schmittauer - Does the Work in a Savvy, Sexy, Social Way
Mar 16, 2015 • 55 min
Amy Schmittauer - Does the Work in a Savvy, Sexy, Social Way
Podcasting Stats - Lots and Lots of Podcasting Stats
Mar 9, 2015 • 49 min
Podcasting Stats - Lots and Lots of Podcasting Stats
Jeff Brown Shares 26 Years Of Experience Behind the Microphone
Mar 1, 2015 • 53 min
Jeff Brown Shares 26 Years Of Experience Behind the Microphone
How Do You Define Value?
Feb 23, 2015 • 42 min
How Do You Define Value?
The Journey of Podcasting Starts with a Single Episode- Profitcast’s The Real Brian
Feb 16, 2015 • 53 min
The Journey of Podcasting Starts with a Single Episode- Profitcast’s The Real Brian
CEO of Podcast Funding Platform Joyride Jeff Chen
Feb 9, 2015 • 57 min
CEO of Podcast Funding Platform Joyride Jeff Chen
What to Do If You Can’t Pick a Podcast Topic
Feb 2, 2015 • 42 min
What to Do If You Can’t Pick a Podcast Topic
Twitter Bombing: What Is It - Is It Harmful - Does it Work
Jan 25, 2015 • 57 min
Twitter Bombing: What Is It - Is It Harmful - Does it Work
Podcast Helps You Be Seen As an Expert - Darren Dake’s New Job
Jan 19, 2015 • 33 min
Podcast Helps You Be Seen As an Expert - Darren Dake’s New Job
Train Your Guests and Audience To Promote Your Show
Jan 12, 2015 • 42 min
Train Your Guests and Audience To Promote Your Show
Creating an Audience Survey
Jan 5, 2015 • 48 min
Creating an Audience Survey
My Favorite Podcast Is… 2014 Version
Dec 29, 2014 • 68 min
My Favorite Podcast Is… 2014 Version
How To Podcast with Seven Kids in the House - 9 Years Of Experience
Dec 22, 2014 • 59 min
How To Podcast with Seven Kids in the House - 9 Years Of Experience
Leveraging the Relationship You Build With Your Audience
Dec 15, 2014 • 37 min
Leveraging the Relationship You Build With Your Audience
Premium Podcast RSS Feeds - HipCast Podcast Media Hosting Review
Dec 8, 2014 • 48 min
Premium Podcast RSS Feeds - HipCast Podcast Media Hosting Review
Behind The Scene Stories Always Work - Voice mail Options - Story Podcast Wave?
Dec 1, 2014 • 58 min
Behind The Scene Stories Always Work - Voice mail Options - Story Podcast Wave?
How to Be Negative Without Getting The Attention of Lawyers (Hopefully)
Nov 24, 2014 • 46 min
How to Be Negative Without Getting The Attention of Lawyers (Hopefully)
Great Content Criteria - Review - Solo Podcast Practice
Nov 17, 2014 • 41 min
Great Content Criteria - Review - Solo Podcast Practice
What Did Making My Podcast App Free Do For Me? & Podcast Promotion Tips
Nov 10, 2014 • 40 min
What Did Making My Podcast App Free Do For Me? & Podcast Promotion Tips
More Audello Worries - Updating Feed questions
Nov 3, 2014 • 60 min
More Audello Worries - Updating Feed questions
Two Questions You Need to Ask Every Audience Member - Snake Oil Shipments on the Way
Oct 27, 2014 • 45 min
Two Questions You Need to Ask Every Audience Member - Snake Oil Shipments on the Way
GO, GO, GO Promote Your Show - You Can’t Please Everyone
Oct 20, 2014 • 37 min
GO, GO, GO Promote Your Show - You Can’t Please Everyone
Zoom iQ5B - Podcasting is the Media - Podcast Uniqueness
Oct 13, 2014 • 53 min
Zoom iQ5B - Podcasting is the Media - Podcast Uniqueness
Because of my Podcast - I’m the Director of Podcasting
Oct 6, 2014 • 36 min
Do you feel that you podcasting may be too hard, or complicated? Do you feel that nobody would listen? Are you nervous? Maybe a little scared? Well today we are going to talk you off the ledge. It’s Time To Get Uncomfortable I’ve been appointed as…
Tackling Show Notes - How Long Should My Notes Be?
Sep 29, 2014 • 52 min
One of the most hated steps of podcasting is writing show notes. They are a necessary evil and they help search engines like Google and Bing find you. So how long should my show notes be? We will take a look at that question today. Podcasting…
Tools To Connect With and Grow Your Audience / Gaming The System
Sep 22, 2014 • 49 min
Today we have some cool tools to help you conntect with your audience, as well as some news from Apple, and I talk about Gaming the iTunes system and how it might rob iTunes of its integrity. See for full notes.
4 Years Later His Podcast Pays The Bill - Rob Cesternino Interview
Sep 15, 2014 • 55 min
Insights into Growing your audience and using Patreon
The Power of a Connection - Jared Easley On Growing Your Podcast Audience
Sep 8, 2014 • 57 min
Podcasting Good To Great How to Grow your Audience through Collaboration
The One Thing That’s Stopping You From Podcasting
Sep 1, 2014 • 45 min
I have people who want to start podcasting and they have an idea of what to talk about, they have the money to buy equipment, but still they won’t start podcasting. Today we talk about why, and what you can do to get over it. Because of My Podcast I…
Every Podcast Episode is an Opportunity
Aug 25, 2014 • 59 min
I spent money on plane tickets to go to Podcast Movement. I worked for weeks on my presentation. Then when I went to deliver my presentation, the original attendance was not what I had hoped for. Today I share how I had two thought paths I could’ve…
Who Wants to Make a Difference?
Aug 18, 2014 • 39 min
Fresh back from my trip to the Podcast Movement event, I share two stories of how podcasters are making a difference. We are being seen as the voice of customers; we are being seen as people who can influence others. Corey Fineran of Ivy…
What Does it Take To Be Pat Flynn? - Smart Podcast Player
Aug 11, 2014 • 59 min
Inside the Life of Patt Flyn
Targeting Your Audience with Ben Krueger the Podcast Marketing Guy
Aug 4, 2014 • 46 min
Get More Customers Through Podcasting
How Many Downloads Does it Take to Get You Booted off Your Web Host?
Jul 27, 2014 • 60 min
Ralph Sutton Shares The Story of being too popular
Bring Your Passion and Patience - Nick Loper’s One Year Report
Jul 20, 2014 • 56 min
Today we talk about different successful people who took years to make it to the top. We also interview Nick Loper as he reflects on one year of podcasting and how its changed his business. We have an awesome Because of my podcast story that you will…
Picking Your Podcast Topic - Age Limits in Podcasting?
Jul 13, 2014 • 45 min
I’ve heard it over and over, I want to podcast - I’m just not sure what I’m going to talk about. I recently went through Ray Edwards Rapid Writing Method(a great value) and if you’ve listened to the show you know I’m a big Michael Hyatt fan and today…
Are You Breaking the Podcast Rules? - Cliff Ravenscraft Interview
Jul 6, 2014 • 56 min
While there are no rules to podcasting, most would agree that there are best practices. Most experts believe it starts with your audience, and providing content that they want ton consume. So today we showcase how you CAN do whatever show YOU…
Your Podcast: Same Ingredients - Different Recipe
Jun 29, 2014 • 46 min
This podcast is the sharing of my opinion as well as what has shaped that opinion. I would love your feedback you can use my contact page, or call in your comments at 888-563-3228 If you’re looking to start a podcast, join fear free…
Keeping Your Brand In Front of Your Future Customers
Jun 22, 2014 • 56 min
Content, Charisma & Connection
Jun 15, 2014 • 54 min
Today Joe Saul-Sehy of Stacking Benjamins Podcast ( Who read the book Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV and thought, “This could apply to podcasting.” We also get a “Power of podcating” story…
Behind the Scenes of the Network
Jun 8, 2014 • 55 min
Today we talk with Christopher Brian Jones of about what its like to run a podcast network. We learn about some of the struggles he has had along the way, how he builds a relationship with the hosts on the network, abd creates a shared vision…
How To Tell If Your Podcast Is On Target
Jun 1, 2014 • 45 min
Are you dreading your podcast? Are you not happy with the results you’re getting. Today we ask some questions to help you get your ducks in a row. We help you see if the goals for your podcast are aligned with the content that you readers want to…
Is Soundcloud A Legitimate Option for Podcasting?
May 25, 2014 • 65 min
Today we tackle the hype around as a podcasting solution and compare it to some of the other top podcast media solutions that have been around. I apply my criteria, and see who makes it, and share my opinion on why some of them still…
Polishing Your Content - The Joys of Podcast Editing
May 20, 2014 • 60 min
“So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.” - Dr. Seuss “I’ve found the best way to revise your own work is to pretend that somebody else wrote it and then to rip the living shit…
Business Podcasting Success Stories with Jon Buscall
May 11, 2014 • 56 min
Podfading - What Is it? What Causes It? How to Avoid it (or should you?)
May 4, 2014 • 61 min
Today we look at the topic of podfading. We are going to examine what it is, what are the top causes, and how to avoid - and ask if you should? We get help from Jim Collison, Ryan Parker, and Rev. Kenn Blanchard. Your Audience Will Binge Listen When…
SEO Benefits of Podcasting - Podcasting 101 Jason Parsons - iTunes Myths DEBUNKED
Apr 27, 2014 • 61 min
Today on episode 406 we get a great because of my podcast story, we debunk the “8 week myth” in iTunes (thanks to Rob Walch from, we hear about a new Wordpress feature that might be good for podcasters, we hear how podcasting boosts SEO,…
Podcast Deadlines - Friend or Foe?
Apr 20, 2014 • 51 min
Podcast Success Andrew Ferebee stated that his Knowledge for men podcast launched November 2013 and surpassed the 400,000 download mark this week. Podcast Spotlight The Small Business IT Show [2:49] Dexter was a…
What Your Podcast Can Learn from Chipotle and Joel Osteen
Apr 12, 2014 • 65 min
My last podcast spoke about identifying what makes your unique. You have something that allows you to talk about a subject using a persepctive, attitude, or delivery different than anybody else. That perspective is shaped by experience. That attitude…
Identifying and Embracing Your Uniqueness
Apr 6, 2014 • 60 min
Today we hear some clips on how you can market your business with podcasting, some podcasting pet peeves, and we talk about how to identify and embrace your uniqueness. Because of My Podcast [1:50] I’m Getting Paid to Podcast on Another…
Jordan Harbinger Left His Law Career to Do Podcasting Full Time
Mar 30, 2014 • 69 min
Today in episode 402 we interview Jordan Harbinger who is the co-creator of the Art of Charm podcast. Jordan has used his podcast to build a seven figure podcast. In this 45 minute conversation we he decided to leave his career as a lawyer…
Lessons From the Zoo - April Fools Podcast Promotion
Mar 23, 2014 • 60 min
Today we talk about marketing lessons we can learn from a small Zoo I visited this week. We also hear about how families are starting to podcast together. With April 1st right around the corner, Steve Stewart is having fun reaching out to new…
Defining Your Mission - Episode 400 Celebration - Theater of the Mind
Mar 16, 2014 • 60 min
Today we take a look back at 400 episodes (you’ll hear all the old intro voice overs and the progressions I’ve gone through), and we talk about when it’s ok to tweak your format. We have a discussion with Erik K Johnson the Podcast Talent coach on…
Patreon Helps Podcasters Get Paid - New Podcast Stats - Dealing with Negativity
Mar 9, 2014 • 64 min
Today on episode 399 we hear how people are getting press credentials with their podcast, we have an interview with Tony from Patreon which is a service that Because of my Podcast - I have Press Credentials [2:34] Today Corey from Ivy Envy podcast…
Blogger Bridge - Accents - Interview Chunking - We’re Moving
Mar 2, 2014 • 48 min
Today in this episode we continue our discussion with Chris Christiansen of as he is the developer behind which is a great way for businesses and potential guests to find podcasters/bloggers. You can find it at…
Chris Christensen from Amateur Traveler - Serious Hobbies
Feb 23, 2014 • 64 min
Why Podcasting for Free may not be a good idea
Podcast Promos 101 - Podcasting Stats
Feb 16, 2014 • 55 min
In today’s show I talk about “back in the day” when people use to create promos (a short 30, or 60 second spot) that helped spread the word about their show. You often would “swap” promos with other similar podcasts. I’m not sure why (fear maybe that…
Keith and the Girl Share Ultimate Podcasting Tips
Feb 10, 2014 • 55 min
Today we interview podcast pioneers Keith and the Girl. They started out in a spare bedroom, but have always taken their podcast serious. They get to know their fans. They interact with their fans. They LISTEN to their fans (because their fans listen t…
Common Podcasting Mistakes That Are Easy to Fix – Creating And Selling A Book
Feb 3, 2014 • 63 min
Today we focus on tools and insights into creating a digital product to sell to those you connect with on your podcast. I never advise someone to get into podcasting for the money. You make money from the relationship you form with your audience,
Podcasting Boost Your Business – Podcast Media Host Checklist – Find the Money To Podcast
Jan 27, 2014 • 66 min
Today we hear how podcasting is bringing clients to business es that don’t even exist, we hear how podcasting is set to potentially doubling Trent Dyrsmid’s business. You will hear how you can open doors to networking via podcasting.
George Hrab Takes Advantage of Every Opportunity Podcasting Provides
Jan 20, 2014 • 54 min
Today we interview George Hrab as he looks back of seven years of podcasting as he started out wanting to make his friends laugh, and ended up touring the world. Because of my Podcast [1:26] James Neuman of the Human Perfofmance Tools (www.
iHeart Radio Stats – Mignon Fogarty “Grammar Girl” and 2014 Predictions
Jan 12, 2014 • 52 min
Today we talk about some updates to the spreaker platform where you can now see how many people are listening on iHeart radio. We also hear from Mignon Fogarty who has appeared on Oprah and the Today to talk about grammar. Because of My Podcast…
The Podcast Success Formula – Names Not Numbers
Jan 9, 2014
I’m back from New Media Expo. It was a blast and I’m sure I will be talking more about it in the future. I liked the opening key note, but for me it was the next session that really hit home with me. It was by one of my favorite people Michael Hyatt.
Best Podcast Ever
Dec 30, 2013 • 79 min
Today I asked my audience to share what was their FAVORITE podcast. They could only pick ONE. Thanks to everyone who contributed. Here is a PDF of the show notes for you to download and share. Speaking of sharing.
Preparing Your Guests – Removing the Noise From Your Life and Podcast
Dec 23, 2013 • 49 min
Today we have we some great tips about getting your guest ready to appear on your show, we have a quick podcast promotion tip, we hear what is doing good, and what is doing very, very, bad (reminds of the days of Podshow),
What Does HOLY COW! Sound Like? – The Proper Podcast Launch Speed – Repost
Dec 16, 2013 • 42 min
Today we hear about a great podcast success story where Dustin Hartzler is now working for Wordpress (Automcatic), John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneur on Fire explains how being in Time magazine was an honor, but didn’t move the needle as much as being on P…
Andrew Zarian Podcasting as a Career
Dec 9, 2013 • 64 min
Andrew Zarian started podcasting in 2009. Today he shares his story and his insights on how he great the Guys From Queens Network from a hobby (“My first podcast was awful”) into a his full time job. The interview is around 50 minutes long and in it yo…
What Is Your Absolute Favorite Podcast?
Dec 1, 2013 • 50 min
Today I ask a very hard question: What is your favorite podcast. If you could only choose ONE. What would it be, and why. We hear how companies are getting more leads from their podcast (good, solid leads), and we get some updates from Stitcher, Mixlr,
Podcasting Boosts Influence and Community
Nov 25, 2013 • 65 min
Today I share some insights into how the “podcasters” community is now being able to show social proof (300 members in the Google+ group alone) and influence (Soundation is looking at implementing a solution with their software for podcasters).
How Many Downloads Do Podcasters Average?
Nov 18, 2013 • 58 min
Today we hear how a podcast listener got a job, how Skype’s API is sticking around, that TV is looking for talent in podcasts, we also answer the question, “How many downloads did podcasters download in September 2013,
Who Wants a Successful Business Podcast?
Nov 11, 2013 • 65 min
Today we are talking business podcasting, the cons of free hosting (again), as well as podcast success stories, a last five in five, and we answer your podcast questions. Please vote for the School of Podcasting at the Podcast Awards
You Have Something To Say – ATR2100 Shock Mount – Lessons From Podcast Awards
Nov 4, 2013 • 52 min
Do you have something to say? I bet you do. All you need is the courage to podcast and once I show you how easy it is, you will be ready go. I found a cool piece of gear for people using the Audio Technica 2100 microphone (a shockmount / pop filter).
The Perfect Podcast Launch? – Podcast Chat – Say Thank You!
Oct 28, 2013 • 60 min
In episode 379 we have a quick podcast success story, we talk about launching your podcast (and why it doesn’t have to be perfect), we hear about using MagicJack as a podcast voicemail system. We talk about what to expect when asking your audience to ..
Gaining Trust Through Podcasting – Saving Your Voice
Oct 21, 2013 • 59 min
In today’s show (episode 378) we explain how podcasting does boost your influence to get your message out and/or grow your business by building trust. For the experienced podcast we have tips saving your voice. We also talk about Skype software issues,
Joan Stewart the Queen of Free Publicity – Why Experts Can Save Your Sanity
Oct 14, 2013 • 59 min
Today we get tons of free insights into get publicity for your podcast, getting on radio, and using Experts to mentor you in your podcast journey. Because of HIS podcast, I chose John Overall to tweak my Wordpress [2:10]
New And Noteworthy in Three Days – Free Royalty Free Music
Oct 7, 2013 • 51 min
Today we cover multiple topics. I’ve added timelines so you can jump to the section you want. We hear about podcasters who are getting nominated, be recognized as noteworthy, we mention the podcast awards, and answer you podcasting questions.
Podcast Tools Shootout – Stitcher Continues to Grow
Sep 30, 2013 • 52 min
Podcast News Alex Baldwin to start new talk show on tv and is podfading his “Here’s the Thing” podcast. According to the Hollywood Reporter, “Sources say Baldwin was keen to continue the program; the issue was securing the funding.
Identifying and Embracing Your Differences
Sep 23, 2013 • 62 min
Today we talk about having a difference of opinion, different podcasts can keep things fresh. This can be used in choosing a co-host, and you can also see that even if another podcaster is doing a show on the subject you’ve chosen to podcast about,
Jason Hartman Attributes 10 Million in Sales to His Podcast
Sep 15, 2013 • 58 min
Today we hear from Jason Hartman about how podcasting has had a HUGE effect on his business. You will hear his workflow that allows him to produce 16 different podcasts. We also share some insights into having your podcast on iheartradio (it’s not all …
Blog Talk Radio Killer – Mommycast Interview -
Sep 9, 2013 • 60 min
In this episode we hear about a podcaster who is interviewing his basketball heroes, I have a tool to allow you to take live phone calls, and we have an interview with Paul Vogelzang of the Mommycast who back in 2004 received a six figure sponsorship d..
Seismic Audio Slider Mixers Reviewed – Fair Use Revisited
Sep 2, 2013 • 43 min
Today I share my thoughts on the Seismic Audio Mixer line, and we talk about last week’s episode when Dave slipped in some unlicensed music (SHAME ON ME). We also hear how everyone who records directly into their computer will lose an episode (story co…
The Podcaster Attitude – Your Biggest Tool For Success
Aug 26, 2013 • 60 min
Today I am looking at the mental skills that you use in podcasting. I takes focus, dedication, patience, and passion. I discuss how losing focus can steal you passion, and destroy your attitude. Because of Podcasting… I got a Job [1:30]
My Podcast Workflow, Podcast Artwork Slicer Reviewed
Aug 19, 2013 • 56 min
In today’s episode we hear about a suspenseful event taking place as the studio as Dave is forced to do his show without any notes. His computer will not reboot. We also hear about how he assembles a podcast,
Aphex Project Channel Review – The Warmth of Community
Aug 12, 2013 • 48 min
Today we talk about the freedom that podcasting provides, we hear about a pothole with Microsoft Word we should avoid, we hear the wonderful tones produced by the Aphex Project Channel, a resource for $10 Podcast Album Artwork,
Podcast Media Kits
Aug 5, 2013 • 56 min
In today’s show we talk about podcast media kits. How to make one, what tools to use, and what to do if you’re number s are on the low side. We hear about a free software horror story, we hear what five podcass Miss Ilene has been listening to and I ta…
Yamaha MG102C Mixer Reviewed – Broadcasting (not podcasting) Tools
Jul 29, 2013 • 57 min
In today’s podcast I’m playing with all sorts of tools . I recently purchased the Yamaha MG102C mixer and I really like it. It’s very flexible, and comes in right under $100. I’m also playing with Radioboss software that allows me to mix in music,
Engaging Content With Podcast Talent Coach Erik K Johnson
Jul 22, 2013 • 50 min
Today we are focusing on creating engaging content that will help you grow your podcast audience. I discovered Erik K Johnson on the New Media Expo blog. I contacted him and he was nice enough to come on the show and discuss creating great content.
Passion Lessons From Seinfeld – Podcast Evangelism with Jim Collison
Jul 15, 2013 • 64 min
Today we hear how mega star Jerry Seinfeld looks at his “job” of being a comedian. How life is great if you’re work is doing something you think is a gift. Jim Collison shares insights into an experiment he has been doing to grow his audience,
A Strategy For Building Your Podcast Audience
Jul 8, 2013 • 36 min
How John Lee Dumas Earns $18,000 a Month with His Podcast
Jun 30, 2013 • 62 min
John Lee Dumas started his Entrepreneur on Fire podcast in June of 2012 (about a year ago). Fast forward and John now has a podcast that is in the top 5 of business podcasts in iTunes. He is making 18,000 a month, reaching HUNDRED of THOUSANDS of…
Scheduling Smooth Podcast Interviews
Jun 23, 2013 • 54 min
In the last week I’ve been interviewed and conducted interviews. One of those podcasts was Entrepreneur on Fire (iTunes)and the other was Urbanism Speakeasy (itunes)Podcast. In today’s show I share tips and insights from both sides of the…
Podcasting Delivers High Quality Visitors
Jun 15, 2013
Podcasting Without Using Wordpress
Jun 9, 2013 • 43 min
Starting Your Own Podcast Network
May 31, 2013 • 57 min
Creating an Award Winning Podcast
May 26, 2013 • 54 min
Today we have some great podcast success stories. If you are looking to start a podcast, click the join now button and join the School of Podcasting - you’re audience awaits. Because of My Podcast I Had No Problem Getting a Book Deal [3:30] In our…
Podcasting Reaches a Global Audience
May 19, 2013 • 38 min
In today’s show we hear about some of the subtle items Americans (or other people) can do that may not translate well in other countries. I share with you the insane number of countries that consume this podcast. It is amazing to think that I’m in a…
Broadcast Live with Spreaker
May 13, 2013 • 39 min
Podcast Statistics, Lead Pages, and Mobile Themes
May 6, 2013 • 49 min
Producing More Podcast Episodes in Less Time
Apr 27, 2013 • 38 min
Podcasting is HOT! - Grab Some Oven Mits
Apr 21, 2013 • 39 min
I’ve been saying podcasting will change the world since 2005, and this week I had a spike in people starting podcasts. Why? Because a very popular Internet Marketing Conference with the typical players stated over and over how podcasting is THE THING…
Is Opening Chit Chat Bad? and Nick Sueberling from Start Talking and Recording Today
Apr 13, 2013 • 44 min
Priceless Podcast Success - New Podcasting Stats
Apr 8, 2013 • 34 min
Today we hear about a priceless podcast success story, the latest from Edison esearch on podcasting, and we talk about how to link to iTunes. Save at signup usnig the coupon listener at
Podcast Success: Nikola Danaylov’s Podcast Paid For School
Apr 1, 2013 • 44 min
Is Audio Marketing Better Than Video? - Getting To Know Your Audience
Mar 25, 2013 • 36 min
What is your favorite podcast episode ever, and why?
Mar 18, 2013 • 53 min
11 Reasons to NOT Use Blog Talk Radio (again…)
Mar 9, 2013 • 50 min
Taking Action Against The Trolls - Podcasting Resources - Podcasting Saved Their Marriage
Mar 4, 2013 • 39 min
Saving Money on Podcast Hosting, Evaluating Your Podcast, Lots of Questions Answered
Feb 25, 2013 • 68 min
Podcast Success: One Thing Leads To Another - Premium Podcast Tools - Auphonic Web Based Audio Tool
Feb 19, 2013 • 52 min
Today we talk about setting up a premium podcast feed, what tools that I’ve used, (Thanks to Andrew for the question), in our interview segment we talk with Scott Eiland who start the baseball experience a little over a year ago. That podcast lead to…
Troubleshooting Your iTunes Podcast Listing
Feb 10, 2013 • 32 min
Podcast Promotion Tips
Feb 3, 2013 • 54 min
In today’s show we talk about the power of podcasting, as I talk about a person who purchased a fitness program after listening to one of my podcasts (and how integrity comes into play). I talk about some cool WordPress themes and some great…
Keeping Your Website Safe
Jan 28, 2013 • 32 min
I’ve Got to Be Me - Tales From The Expo 2
Jan 21, 2013 • 48 min
Today I read an email from a ex-listener who doesn’t agree with my faith. I also talk about a horrible presentation from the expo that we can all learn from. Our website is Use the coupon code “listener” to save 30% at sc
3 Days To Becoming One of the Media
Jan 13, 2013 • 51 min
Why You Should Be Podcasting
Dec 31, 2012 • 56 min
Podcast Gear - Soundboard Software - Podbean Stats - Podcast Competition
Dec 23, 2012 • 41 min
New Media Expo Tips - PERSONAL - Podcast Gear - Podcasting For Business
Dec 14, 2012 • 61 min
Today we give some tips if you’re going to the expo, I give some customer service tips that apply to podcast growth, we talk some podcast gear pricing, and we talk about using podcasting in business
Get More Traffic to Your Podcast with SEO Expert Marcus Couch
Dec 10, 2012 • 62 min
Today we have a little NMX news, podcast statistics are UP, and we have a conversation with SEO Expert Marcus Couch of
Before You Hit Record - Podcast Cross Promotion - Have One in the Can
Dec 3, 2012 • 50 min
Today we talk about things that can mess up your recording
Making Your Podcast Better
Nov 24, 2012 • 61 min
Today we are tlaking podcasting pet peeves, and we interview Json from the Creepercast. Save 30% when you sign up at using the coupon code listener
Google Hangouts as a Podcasting Solution - Ray Ortega
Nov 10, 2012 • 47 min
Today we talk with Ray Ortega of about using Google Hangouts On Air and using that as a podcast. We also talk about why your audience WILL LISTEN to you even if there are other similar podcasts.
Podcasting Statistics From Todd Cochran - Stitchers News
Nov 4, 2012 • 57 min
Podcast Promotion and Marketing Ideas - Podcast Goddess
Oct 27, 2012 • 53 min
Podcast Promotion in Bulk and Dustin Hartzler of
Oct 21, 2012 • 46 min
Cutting Your Editing Time by 70%
Oct 14, 2012 • 32 min
My Co-Host is a Jerk
Oct 7, 2012 • 37 min
Should I Read My Podcast?
Oct 1, 2012 • 40 min
The Correct Way to Launch Your Podcast
Sep 24, 2012 • 45 min
Self Proclaimed “Non Techie” Build His Empire With His Podcast
Sep 14, 2012 • 62 min
Podcasting Helps You Be Seen as an Expert
Sep 9, 2012 • 48 min
How Much Money Can You Make Podcasting?
Sep 1, 2012 • 40 min
Donovan Adkisson Podcasting Year One - PowerPress Tip - Making it Easy To Consume Your Podcast
Aug 25, 2012 • 45 min
Illegal Music in Podcasting - Missing RSS Buttons - Mark and Lynda Podcast.
Aug 19, 2012 • 19 min
Podcasting Boost Business - with Connie and Sheila
Aug 12, 2012 • 59 min
Three Things All Podcasters Start With
Aug 5, 2012 • 40 min
Pepsi Money Comes to Podcasting - PodPress is Still a Bad Choice
Jul 29, 2012 • 29 min
Music Podcasters Have Musicians Contact You - Podcast Equipment Recommendations
Jul 21, 2012 • 22 min
The Wrong Way To Grow Your Audience
Jul 15, 2012 • 29 min
How NOT to Start a Podcast - The Dates From Hell Story
Jul 6, 2012 • 24 min
An Affordable Podcast Microphone That Solves All Podcast Issues Audio Technica 2005 Reviewed
Jul 1, 2012 • 25 min
His Podcast Brought Him a Sponsor
Jun 15, 2012 • 27 min
How Podcasters Can Overcome Talking To Themselves and Not Feel Weird
Jun 10, 2012 • 32 min
The One With a Little More Dave
Jun 3, 2012 • 18 min
Feedburner, iTunes, and Trying Something New
May 27, 2012 • 27 min
A New Way For Podcasters to Get Paid - How to Get Kicked Out of iTunes
May 20, 2012 • 24 min
Podcast Promotion The Biblical Way
May 12, 2012 • 32 min
Blogworld Schedule - Membership Media Hosting - Best Time for Live Podcasting
May 4, 2012 • 29 min
Connecting Podcast Equipment - Recording Skype Software
Apr 29, 2012 • 12 min
Free Music For Your Podcast
Apr 21, 2012 • 25 min
Do You Need to be An Egomaniac to Start a Podcast?
Apr 16, 2012 • 32 min
Top Shelf Podcasting Tips - Episode 300
Apr 7, 2012 • 45 min
The $30 Microphone Experiment
Apr 1, 2012 • 24 min
Another Bad Media Host - You Are Your Audience
Mar 24, 2012 • 31 min
Building Your Virtual Family - Rankings in iTunes
Mar 18, 2012 • 34 min
Getting Your Podcast Media Right - Removing Noise From Your Podcast
Mar 9, 2012 • 19 min
How To Podcast For Free
Feb 25, 2012 • 28 min
Feedburner Vs PowerPress
Feb 11, 2012 • 41 min
Free Listener Feedback Tool & Business Podcasting Tips
Feb 5, 2012 • 29 min
Can Podcasting Make Your Dreams Come True? YES!
Jan 30, 2012 • 16 min
Troublehsooting Your Podcast
Jan 22, 2012 • 18 min
Looking Deeper Into Podcast Promotion
Jan 15, 2012 • 34 min
Finding Topics To Podcast - ASK!
Jan 7, 2012 • 36 min
Behind the Scenes of Radio - Podcasting Questions
Jan 2, 2012 • 41 min
Podcasting year In Review
Dec 23, 2011 • 30 min
I’ve Got My Podcast Idea - Now What?
Dec 17, 2011 • 20 min
Behind The Scenes of a Podcasting Membership Site
Dec 10, 2011 • 23 min
Keeping To Your Publishing Schedule & Podcast Numbers
Nov 26, 2011 • 28 min
How Much Media Hosting Do I Need
Nov 19, 2011 • 31 min
Is the Heil PR40 Really That Good?
Nov 12, 2011 • 25 min
The 27 Steps To Get Your Podcast Into iTunes
Nov 5, 2011 • 25 min
My Podcamp Cincy Talk on More Podcast Money
Oct 31, 2011 • 60 min
Picking a Podcast Name - Making Money with Audible
Oct 14, 2011 • 25 min
Goodbye Steve, iTunes Webinar, Website Hosting
Oct 6, 2011 • 23 min
Say YES to Podcast Promotion
Oct 2, 2011 • 25 min
Everything You Wanted to Know About iTunes, Hosting, Libsyn Vs Blubrry
Sep 25, 2011 • 35 min
Live Podcast Awakening
Sep 19, 2011 • 29 min
Are USB Devices Really Quieter?
Sep 9, 2011 • 20 min
Podcasting Insights From Ray Ortega
Sep 5, 2011 • 29 min
Great Software For Interview Editing
Aug 29, 2011 • 16 min
Mr Media Talks Interviewing Tips
Aug 20, 2011 • 28 min
Your Future Podcast is Awesome.
Aug 13, 2011 • 19 min
Trying to Understand Fair Use and Using Music in Podcasts
Aug 9, 2011 • 14 min
Enough Content For Your Episode
Jul 31, 2011 • 12 min
Evergreen Content
Jul 24, 2011 • 18 min
Finding Time To Podcast
Jul 16, 2011 • 29 min
Affordable Podcast Gear
Jul 9, 2011 • 15 min
Recording Interviews in Stereo
Jul 6, 2011 • 29 min
Get To Know Stitcher
Jun 25, 2011 • 22 min
Electrovoice RE320 Microphone Vs Sure SM58
Jun 15, 2011 • 18 min
Podcasting Changes Lives
Jun 13, 2011 • 15 min
Podcasting Questions Answered
Jun 4, 2011 • 19 min
Starting Small but Starting
May 28, 2011 • 22 min
The Bad Side of Podcasting
May 22, 2011 • 17 min
Put a Sock On it
May 15, 2011 • 18 min
Why Not Host My Media Where I Host My Website?
May 8, 2011 • 20 min
Top 5 Questions From Podcamp Cleveland
May 1, 2011 • 19 min
Do I Really Need A Portable Recorder
Apr 23, 2011 • 18 min
The Cost of Starting A Low Budget Video Podcast
Apr 16, 2011 • 14 min
Thirteen Thousand Listeners Per Week
Apr 3, 2011 • 14 min
Wizzard Media Launches Web Based Premium Podcast Subscription Service
Mar 20, 2011 • 21 min
Podcasting Live - Taking Phone Calls
Mar 13, 2011
Voicing Your Opinion
Mar 6, 2011 • 12 min
Spending Your Tax Return
Feb 26, 2011 • 12 min
Getting More Podcast Subscribers
Feb 19, 2011 • 14 min
1.64 Billion Downloads
Feb 13, 2011 • 18 min
To Cuss or Not to Cuss
Feb 6, 2011 • 15 min
Topping the Charts From the Basement
Jan 23, 2011 • 9 min
I was reading an article about the Swerdlick family from Plymouth Minn. Here Father Dave and his two daughters Hannah and Zoe (ages 10ish-12) produce Kid Friday. The show is the three of them talking tech. Let’s face it kids love new stuff.
Time Shift the Gold
Jan 16, 2011 • 7 min
I was speaking with Rabbi Steve again, and he was very excited as he is preparing to launch his podcast. He was able to score an interview with an “A list” celebrity in his niche. When he spoke with the person they told him he had 15 minutes for the in…
Podcasting Still Making Headlines
Jan 2, 2011 • 9 min
Stuff You Should Know Podcast Featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution A recent article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution mentioned that two guys in their 30s recording in a studio in Atlanta. The Podcast is Stuff You Should Know. -
Why Do You Podcast?
Dec 23, 2010 • 10 min
Most of my podcasts I’m giving you information, but today I’m asking for some information from you. Call in your comments 888-563-3228 (or record a quick mp3 and email it to me dave “at” schoolofpodcasting “dot” com). -
USB Headset Test
Dec 12, 2010 • 16 min
Today I answer a few questions about intro/outro music. - Charles Maxwood had asked about intro and outro music. First of all I think its important to have into and outro music. It sets the tone of the podcast. It gives it a professional feel.
Calling Your Audience to Action
Dec 5, 2010 • 15 min
Today we get a phone call from Rich Palmer of Audio Gumshoe who chimes in our discussion from last week about how far podcasting has come since it began. Its much easier to consume podcasts, there are more and more devices that are building directories…
Taking Another Look at Podcasting
Nov 27, 2010 • 13 min
I was reading the Libsyn blog, and I thought about all the things that have changed in the past six years. iTunes exists iPhones Exists Wi-Fi hots spots everywhere Blackberry phones are now more entertainment oriented
Creating Intriguing Content
Nov 6, 2010 • 12 min
Today i talk about making great content. To me this is content that is intriguing. This typically is information you can’t get any place else. It is one of a kind (or hard to find) information. An example of this is Mar Maron and his WTF podcast.
Live Podcasting Pros and Cons
Oct 9, 2010 • 12 min
Creating a live podcast using free software can seem like a great idea. As a podcast consultant, I see there are times when it makes sense. Today we talk about the pros and cons of creating a podcast live, when it is a good idea,
Radio Appears to be 38 Percent Commercials
Oct 3, 2010 • 15 min
The number 1 afternoon radio show in Cleveland is the Mike Trivisonno show. He is entertaining. Much like most podcasters, Mike is not really a “broadcaster.” He is more “one of us” behind a microphone. - However,
Headline Animator – Truth in Advertising
Sep 25, 2010 • 16 min
I read a Podcast Academy: The Business Podcasting Book: Launching, Marketing, and Measuring Your Podcast and there was a cool publicity tip about using feedburner’s headline animator. I had seen that a while ago,
When is it Time to Podfade?
Sep 19, 2010 • 11 min
Edgy Podcast Reviews (a show that reviewed other podcasts) has (more than likely) “Podfaded” (gone of the air). The reason? According to one of the hosts, “It’s just not fun anymore.” The great thing about podcasting is: - 1.
The Return of Podcast Promo Swapping
Sep 12, 2010 • 19 min
Turning Your Email Newsletter into a Podcast If you are producing an email newsletter, you already have the content for a podcast. When I mention this to some people they state, “I just want to use e-mail” or “I’m not geeky enough to create a podcast.
The Importance of the About Page
Sep 4, 2010 • 13 min
New Podcast Directories
Aug 23, 2010 • 16 min
// - If you are hearing advice on podcasting, and someone tells you to save your file as Mono instead of stereo to make your file smaller, you need to find a new source of advice. I’m working on a youtube video for this, but you can do this at home.
The EASY Way to Record A Skype Call
Aug 15, 2010 • 3 min
There are many podcast consultants like myself we give advice for want-to-be podcasters. Most of the time there are answers that are fairly universal, but I feel there are times when the answers differ greatly. One such answer is recording a skype call.
Why WordPress is the Best
Aug 7, 2010 • 13 min
Today I answer some questions about Podcast equipment on a budget, and we get some feedback on last week’s show about over editing your audio. - There is a program called Feed For All that allows you to create an RSS feed. When I started back in 2005,
Over-Editing Your Sound
Aug 2, 2010 • 15 min
Podcasting News - I was interviewed on the Podcast Advisor show with Andy White. I answer some questions about what I get out of Podcasting, what gear I use, what hurdles I’ve come across and more. Andy is great guy. - Adam Curry is slowly exiting Mevio.
Who, What, Why, When, Where, and How of Podcasting
Jul 25, 2010 • 9 min
Who - Who am I? I’m Dave Jackson and I’ve been podcasting since 2005. I have a bachelor’s degree in Education specializing in techncial education, and I feel I can explain anything in terms that make it easy to digest. - Who should Podcast?
From H2 to ESPN
Jul 18, 2010 • 12 min
Today we hear from former school of podcasting student Dave Gardner of the Rat Cast who has gone from using a small portable recorder to report on minor league hockey to being asked into the booth of ESPN. He first did a podcast about a single team,
The Pros and Cons of Starting a Forum
Jul 10, 2010 • 21 min
Today we talk about Forums. These may be called “message boards” and are a great tool for your audience to interact with each. For some websites, people use them to support a product or service. They can be lovely additions to your online promotional a…
Freemium Resources
Jul 4, 2010 • 13 min
This episode originates from the School of Podcasting Freemium Resources When you provide a free podcast to promote a service that people pay for, this is called “freemium” approach. You provide free information hoping they will pay for your premium se…
Automated Backup For Your WordPress Installation
Jun 28, 2010 • 16 min
Today we are talking about Podcasting in a round about way. We are talking about my recommended software for podcasting which is Wordpress. Recently Wordpress had a major upgrade, and in some cases your upgrade may not have gone so smooth (my site was …
WordPress 3.0 Initial Reactions
Jun 19, 2010 • 16 min
Wordpress 3.0 was rolled out this week. It is a merger of Wordpress multi-user and the previous version of Wordpress. It has a new default theme called 2010 that allows you to customize the menu system, the background, and easier editing of the footer.
Podcast Voicemail Call Button
Jun 14, 2010 • 11 min
Today I talk about a “new” feature I found at when I logged into get my messages (typically they forward the voice mail to me in a wav format, but I accidentally deleted the message, but it still resided on their website.
A Free Software Program That Won’t Crash
Jun 6, 2010 • 16 min
Today I got a new computer from Dell. I paid about 800 bucks for it, and it is running Windows 7. It turns out my Sony Sound Forge 8 doesn’t run on Windows 7, my Pain Shop Pro runs in a strange mode. I ended up loading a free version of Sony Acid xp…
You Can’t Please Everybody
May 31, 2010 • 13 min
Today I talk about the fact that when you voice your opinion in a public manner, not everyone will appreciate it. Likewise, there will be people who love every word that comes out of your mouth. In the same way that you are not as good as the person wh…
Garbage in Garbage Out
May 20, 2010 • 9 min
You can’t polish a turd
Proof Content is King
May 10, 2010 • 11 min
Today I talk about an example of how content is king. When you have content that people want to forward to their friends, you have great content. The book is Stuff white people like by Christian Lander. Here is his story in a nutshel.
Samson Go Mic Reviewed
May 3, 2010 • 9 min
Today we have a guest reviewer a Fred Castaneda of the Stuggling Entrepreneur Podcast gives us some hands on insight into the Samson Go Mic. This tiny little microphone is a easy to use USB device that can even clip on your laptop (for those who want a…
Great Resource For Great Podcast Content For Free
Apr 19, 2010 • 29 min
I have said that one of the easiest ways to grow your audience is to do interviews. Why? Because the person being interviewed (in theory) has people who follow them. So if you interview someone who writes a book about getting more traffic to your we…
If I Had To Do it All Again…
Apr 1, 2010 • 16 min
I had a listener write in and ask, “What mistakes have you made in the past, that if you had to do it all again - you would avoid. - 1. I would use wordpress. When I started I built my website in Dreamweaver, and I did my RSS feed in a different program.
WordPress Tags Are Google Food – REPOST
Mar 23, 2010 • 17 min
When you create a wordpress post for your podcast, are you using the “Tags”feature in Wordpress? You should be. The image to the left show how many hits (visitors) I received based on tags that I have put into this podcast.
Your Competition May Be Dead
Mar 18, 2010 • 6 min
Many shows in directories are dead, so make your show.
Podcasting’s Hardest Question To Answer
Mar 18, 2010 • 15 min
How are you getting your audience back to your website
Free Podcast Theme Music
Mar 18, 2010 • 27 min
I would look into the Podsfafe Music Network.
Audio Techinca USB 2020 Vs Zune H2
Mar 18, 2010 • 22 min
Today we compare the USB 2020 Vs Zune H2
Podcast Questions From OSU
Mar 18, 2010 • 24 min
Today you hear me get interviewed By Doug Dangler who is the Associate Director of the Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing and Ohio University. This interviewed was done via Skype and Doug’s class. Topics include: Will Podcasting replace any…
Gigavox: A Podcast that never goes out of date
Mar 18, 2010 • 17 min
A new tool that creates your show in pieces
More Ways to Monetize Your Podcast
Mar 15, 2010 • 15 min
Free iPhone App For Your Podcast Today I have a few ways you can try to monetize your podcast. One (which costs you nothing) is to have Wizzard Media create an iphone app for your podcast. They sell it for $1.99 and you get a portion of the price.
Can You Make it on Donations?
Mar 8, 2010 • 13 min
Today I go through some numbers to give you an informed idea if you want to use “donations” as your primary form of having the podcast pay for itself. Last month I urged listeners to help me celbrate my 45th birthday and chip in on a Kindle from Amazon.
Podcast Listener Loyalty
Mar 8, 2010 • 21 min
Interviewing a Very Loyal Listener Today we talk with “Carie P” who is a mega fan of the Geologic Podcast ( ) hosted by creative genius George Hrab. How funny is George? He’s an atheist and I (a lifelong Christian) am a regular…
Recording A Phone Call With No Budget
Feb 21, 2010 • 11 min
There is more than one way to record a phone call without expensive equipment or a skype out account. Today I explain that if your cell phone has a headphone (ear buds) jack. You can purchase a cord that goes from 1/8” jack to 1/4” jack and plug it int…
Troubleshooting Your Wordpress Blog
Feb 14, 2010 • 8 min
This is show 209 originating from - The good news about Wordpress is it is free, and it is being developed on a constant basis. You get new features like the ability to search for plugins, upgrade automatically, etc.
Is Your Podcast Blocked From Google?
Feb 7, 2010 • 10 min
As I have mentioned in the past, the easiest way to get a podcast up and running is to use Wordpress. This way when you update your website, you update your RSS feed, which updates your iTunes, etc. - I’m not sure if this has always been the case,
The Hardest Part of Podcasting
Feb 1, 2010 • 17 min
I was chatting on Catherine Kames and she had given up on trying to create a podcast. Where did she get hung up? Creating the RSS feed. Catherine is getting hung up on the same part that most people get hung up on (so do…
My Definition of Bad Audio Quality
Jan 25, 2010 • 19 min
Every time I hear “Talkshoe” or “Blog Talk Radio” I know the following show is going to have awful quality in terms of audio production. The last show I listened to was “book your self solid” and I couldn’t take the scratch static in the line,
Sticking to Your Topic
Jan 17, 2010 • 15 min
Today we talk about two shows who had their fans say “Stick to the topic.” The good news is many people don’t give that kind of feedback (they just unsubscribe). So when you are planning your podcast be sure to think about how wide a topic you want to …
Is Podcasting Worth the Work?
Jan 11, 2010 • 15 min
Today we have a quick show with some podcasting news. First we hear that - Radio Industry blog Radio Survivor has named podcasting one of the most important radio trends of the last ten years. They state that RSS podcasts feeds made it much easier to i…
Plans for 2010
Dec 21, 2009 • 10 min
Where is Podcasting Going in 2010? Well I’m going to state the obvious. Yes iPods and portable media players are wildly popular, but after purchasing a Droid phone, I now see clearly how everything is going to end up on your phone.
Is Podcasting For Free - Good Idea?
Nov 30, 2009 • 10 min
Is podcasting for free a good idea?
The Best Podcasting Plugin
Oct 19, 2009 • 15 min
Today I look at the top podcasting plugins for Wordpress
If You Spell it - You Can Smell it
Oct 12, 2009 • 11 min
If you have to spell the name of your podcast, you’ve picked the wrong name.
Podcasting is Dead – Again
Oct 5, 2009 • 13 min
Once again, people are trying to generate traffic by proclaiming podcasting is dead.
Missing the Podcast Boat
Jan 1, 2009 • 15 min
Some people wonder, “Should I start a podcast?” and they wonder if they have the material.
2008 Podcasting Likes and Dislikes
Dec 24, 2008 • 18 min
Here are my likes and dislikes of 2008 In 2008 I was glad to see the enhancements of great tools for podcasters. Wizzard put out their new player, and Paul Colligan and crew continue to add more features to premiumcast. I like the fact that in 2008…
My Gmail Has Been Hijacked
Dec 14, 2008 • 11 min
This show originated from where you can save 25% off using the coupon code “SANTA” now through the end of the year. My Gmail Account Was Hijacked.I was very surprised when I couldn’t login to my gmail account that I’ve had…
DBX 286A Reviewed
Jul 28, 2008 • 13 min
This show originates from This is show number 146Today I play with my new DBX 286A compressor/deesser/enahncer/noise gate that I bought from I really like it (its around 200, I got it for…
Flip Video Camera Reviewed
Jul 21, 2008 • 6 min
Today I dip my toe into the Video Podcasting pool. I was lucky enough to secure one of the new Flip Video Cameras. This camera takes great video no matter what lighting you put it in (if you have extreme back lighting it may be a little dark, but…
Podcast Promotion - What are YOU Doing?
Jul 14, 2008 • 18 min
Paul Colligan has a great post about building a podcast audience. So many people “If I build it they will come.” Not so. Get ready for relentless marketing. Today I talk about and other ways to build that audience. It amounts…
Podcaster Wins 10,000 Prize
Jul 7, 2008 • 18 min
This show originates at This is show 143.I read about this on Leesa Barnes’ blog how Terry Fallis won 10,000. He previously couldn’t get an agent (which he now has). Congrats Terry. I mentioned today that Todd Cochrane had…
Podcamp Ohio Relections and Membership Sites
Jun 30, 2008 • 13 min
I went to Podcamp Ohio. It was great. WE RAN OUT OF ROOM. My hat is off to Angelo and everyone involved with organizing the event. It was so smooth, and they handled everything (what a great problem to have - not enough room!). Todd Cochrane had a…
Listening To Podcast Still Growing
Jun 16, 2008 • 10 min
Today I’ve got a BAD cold, and my throat is killing me. I share some stats from the latest report on Podcast consumers. Podcast Listening is up 5 % both video and Audio30% of regular Internet Users have downloaded a podcastVideo is catching audio…
Using Google Analytics to Obtain Wordpress Stats
Jun 9, 2008 • 17 min
This show originates at PODCAST CRASHINGIf you are using a live podcast system like you need to be prepared to keep your show on track. I’ve listened to a few live podcasts, and someone will come in and…
My Podcast Downloads up 98%
Jun 1, 2008 • 14 min
This show originates at Today I look at my stats from the first episode of 2007 vs the first episode of 2008. To make things fair, the first show published in 2007 has had 517 days to download so I divded the…
Add to Any Promotional Plugin
May 23, 2008 • 10 min
Today I give thanks for all who have paid for my freedom, and we get some emails from folks like Emails from ://OneMinuteHowTo.comhttp://EclecticMix.comhttp://DRiPInvesting.org - blog:…
Time Shifted Interviews
May 19, 2008 • 11 min
Are you just getting started? Are you ready to launch a successful podcast? Check out our new Quick Start Package at You get:6 month subscription $1201 year blog hosting at…
Free Wordpress Tips
May 12, 2008
Today’s episode comes from our weekly meetings that we have at the School of Podcasting. The question is what is the difference between a post and a page in Wordpress? A post will be at the top of your blog until you enter another post. A…
Wordpress 2.5 Bugs
May 4, 2008 • 16 min
This show (download show) was originally recorded last week 4/25. In the hussle and bustle, I never published it. You can read about my “Passing out” at Audience FeedbackVince from agrees…
Producing Video Podcasts Authors
Apr 21, 2008 • 60 min
Today we talk with Richard Harrington and Mark Weiser authors of the book Producing Video Podcasts: A Guide for Media Professionals. If you are a audio podcaster looking to get into video, it can help those looking to do it on a shoe string…
Scott Sigler and Podcasting For Authors
Apr 13, 2008 • 27 min
Today we talk with Scott Sigler who was the first person to have a Podcast only novel. People became addicted to it as the only way to get it was through his podcast. Later he published this book (Earthcore) and a second book (which went to #2 at…
Too Old to Podcast? POPPYCOCK!
Apr 7, 2008 • 23 min
Today I talk about some of my reflections from speaking at the Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop. I also play a promo for TOO OLD TO PODCAST?There is no age limit on Podcasting. I know of an 8 year old who has a podcast,…
Do As I Say…NOT As I Do
Mar 30, 2008 • 10 min
Today I explain why you had an episode show up a few days early. I also explain that I’m not going to be speaker at the Expo in Las Vegas (but will be going to Podcamp Ohio ). I also talk about post dating Podcasts and the easy…
Podcast Secrets 2008 - Six Figure Incomes with Podcasting
Mar 24, 2008 • 37 min
Today my friend Paul Colligan from Podcast Secrets is on the show. Paul is a full time podcast consultant and Internet Marketing guru. While we are all at work, Paul is out testing new technologies, new strategies, talking with other successful…
USB and Audacity Reviews
Mar 17, 2008 • 19 min
Show #129 originating from Today we get the answers from last week’s poll about USB interfaces and using Audacity. Thanks to: Joe from www.onthepodcast.netAnthony from Mike from…
Do You Have an “Audacity WuFooed Me” Story?
Mar 10, 2008 • 11 min
In a recent “Roundtable” at the School of Podcasting where members from the School of Podcasting get together and share tips and insights into all things podcasting we go to talking about using USB interfaces. People loved their USB…
Sponsorship Vs Premium Content
Feb 24, 2008 • 19 min
This show originates at If you want to have a sponsor for your show, you need to be a SALES PERSON. New to sales? Check out Zig Ziglar or Tom Hopkins but you need to have a system in place to PROVE to…
Wizzard Media - Technnology for Podcasters
Feb 17, 2008 • 22 min
This show originates from The NEW School of Podcasting site (created with ) is now live. Today we talk with Rob Walch from Wizzard Media. ( as well as and co-author…
But Wait There’s MORE!
Feb 11, 2008 • 20 min
Show #124 originating from Today’s show is has a fair amount of news. It does make the show come off like a giant SOP commercial, but you should know how the School of Podcasting can benefit you. If this…
Is Podcast Promo Swapping Dead?
Feb 4, 2008 • 21 min
Show #123 Originating at Today we talk about Promo Swapping. Is it dead? Is it useful? We also talk about making a great promo. We play some promos and ask, “Does this make you want to know more about…
Evo Terra Author of Expert Podcasting Practices
Jan 28, 2008 • 26 min
#122 This podcast originates at Today we have an interview with Evo Terra who is the Author of Expert Podcasting for Dummies (as well as Podcasting For Dummies) and one of the master minds behind…
Battling Fan Noise in Your Podcast Studio
Jan 20, 2008 • 20 min
This show originates from Today I explain how I received my second microphone arm (the one that cost $39 on ebay and it works better than the one I got for $29). However, now with my computer closer to my microphone I’ve…
Podcasting Can Boost Your Business - I’ve Got Proof
Jan 13, 2008 • 14 min
This podcast episdoe #120 originates at One of the benefits of being a member of the School of Podcasting is our weekly roundtable / live Question and anser sessions (typical 60 - 120 minutes long). In the…
Cyber Clutter and Relaunched
Jan 6, 2008 • 20 min
Show #119 originating from Today I talk about how having a clean website at lead to me getting a new advertiser. I’ve relaunched and from now through the end of February you can use…
You Should Not Be Podcasting
Dec 31, 2007 • 17 min
Episode #118 Today I talk about some of the lovely podcasts I’ve run across that I feel are awful. It seems people are falling into certain areas: The person who thinks they are going to make thousands of dollars next week. The person who gets into…
Common Confusion Cleared
Dec 23, 2007 • 12 min
Today I talk about some of the items I see that confuse new podcasters. 1. The Podcast and Episode Delemna. There is a “Podcast” name (Think “Friends”), and there is an “Episode” name (think “Monica and Chandler’s…
Wordpress Tool - Customized Wordpress Themes
Dec 16, 2007 • 22 min
Podcast #116 of the School of Podcasting Morning Announcements originating from Today I talk about a tool that will take the power of Wordpress and turn it into a Giant GOOGLE MAGNET. You can find it at…
More Traffic = More Listeners
Dec 2, 2007 • 15 min
Get 25% off your membership fee using the coupon code santa now through December 25, 2007. Today I show how you can find out who is linking to your competitors using google. Then you can see if these same people might want to link to you. When a…
Frequently Asked Podcasting Questions
Nov 25, 2007 • 12 min
Thanks to Becky of for putting together another great piece of Album Art for my latest Podcast “Logical Weight Loss Podcast.” (as a member of the School of Podcasting you get 50% the price at Podcast…
Dealing with Negative Comments - Spam Free Phpbb
Nov 19, 2007 • 16 min
In this episode I have input from a listener on how to stop robots (“bots” ) from spamming your phpbb forum for your listeners. We also have an open in invite from George of the for anyone looing for exposure for…
Coaxing Advertisers To Your Podcast
Nov 11, 2007 • 24 min
Today in show #112 I provide some insights into getting sponsors that I have found on my own. 1. Find an advertiser that fits your niche. In my case I found two products that I like and I use. There is no “stretch.” These advertisers fit…
Podcasting for Profit Author Leesa Barnes
Nov 4, 2007 • 35 min
OK, today I’m a little loopy. I spent the night in the emergency room (with ym girlfriend -she’s fine), and in today’s interview with Lessa Barnes I’m loopy as it was the end of Day 3 of the New Media Expo (and we were sleep deprived). We giggle…
110 Selling Your Back Catalogue - History According to Bob
Oct 28, 2007 • 24 min
BIG NEWS School of Podcasting Subscribers will now get a month in the’s Blogger and Podcaster guide (a $49 savings) for FREE. If you want to stay in the online version (or the printed version that will be published once a week) you can…
109 Finding Time to Podcast
Oct 22, 2007 • 21 min
Are you arguing with your significant other about your podcasting habbits? Ever wonder how Dave has 8 podcasts? Is it true that he just has no life? NO. It revolves around careful planning, and involving your family and friends to help plan your…
108 Benefiting From Podcamps and Expos
Oct 15, 2007 • 21 min
Today I talk with Fred Castenada of and about the differences between Podcamp and The New Media Expo (Fred has been to both). We also learn about his two Podcasts and how he is promoting…
107 Expo Reflections
Oct 7, 2007 • 17 min
I give me insights into the expo. We give away the Behringer Podcast Studio Podcasting Package to Arthur Vanderbuilt (congrats and thanks for being a member). Reflections from the ExpoNicest guy I’ve never met before goes to Dave from…
106 Creating an Elevator Pitch for the Expo
Sep 23, 2007 • 19 min
Are you going to the New Media Expo this week? I am. You can meet me outside ballroom A on Friday at 4:30ish. Here are some Tips for the Expo1. Have your business cards with you at all times.2. Have your elevatory pitch ready…
105 Producing Your Podcast From Segments with George Hrab
Sep 16, 2007 • 37 min
Get 20% off your membership at the School of Podcasting using the coupon code bts when you sign up at Today we interview George Hrab from a very creative podcast. George produces 15 different types…
104 Zoom H2 Reviewed and Back To School Special
Sep 10, 2007 • 16 min
It’s Back to School of and you can save 20% off your membership at the School of Podcasting (thorugh 10/1) when you use the coupon “ bts ” (short for back to school). Membership has its privledges as we will give away a Podcast Studio…
103 Zoom H4 Reviewed - Your Portable Sound Booth
Sep 3, 2007 • 20 min
In today’s show I play around a bit with the Zoom H4 recorder. I mention that there are 3 setting for volume. You can adjust many increments in addition to those three. I mention that if you have an issue with finding a quiet area, you already do….
102 Reviewing the Behringer USB Podcast Studio
Aug 26, 2007 • 27 min
Today I am looking at the Behringer USB Podcast Studio. This retails for $100 and it comes with everything you need to start podcasting (cables, mic, software, etc). This is geared towards the (in my opinion) single podcaster. You can connect more…
101 Recording Phone Calls Without Skype
Aug 19, 2007 • 21 min
Today I exposure my mistake using to record Kevin Bromber from so instead of embarrassing myself, (and the fact that Skype broke down), I used my “recount” of the interview with Kevin. We also get a last 5 in 5,…
100 Reflections on 100 SHows of Podcasting Tips
Aug 13, 2007 • 20 min
Today I talk about any regrets I have after doing 100 shows. I have one thing I’ve changed (as of today). We also get some great feedback on organizing your podcast content. We also get a last 5 in 5. (11:15) Organizing Your Podcast InputMike Wills…
99 Organzing Podcast Content
Aug 6, 2007 • 19 min
We have a ton of studd on the show today. We give away Sound Pack 3 from Congrats to Paul Clifford of the Tech, No bable Show You can earn money at Podcast Picke For Reviewing Podcasts We talk about how to keep things organzied so you…
98 A Podcast That Never Expires
Jul 29, 2007 • 16 min
The great thing about podcasting is its getting big enough for companies to start building tools for podcasters. Today we look at the Audio Lite system from Gigavox (the makers of the Levelator). You can record your podcast in…
97 Free Sound Effects and Running the Numbers
Jul 22, 2007 • 15 min
Today I went and looked at some numbers regarding people using phones to listen to the School of Podcasting’s Morning Announcements. I use and I had anywhere from 15 to 47 downloads a month. I also looked at how many people used the…
96 Understanding Double Enders
Jul 15, 2007 • 15 min
Today we talk about what a double ender is, and some tips on recording them. We also talk about the newdirectory I’ve added at Also mentioned:
94 One to One Podcasting with Paul Colligan
Jul 10, 2007 • 39 min
In the episode we interview Paul Colligan of who has created a new Premium Podcast Solution that you can find at This solution has three difference levels (including free), that allows you to have a…
93 Flipping the Podcast Promotion Switch
Jul 2, 2007 • 24 min
Is there ONE thing that you can do to bring a giant number of listeners? Probably not, but the key values are the same - find out where your listeners hang out and get some information to them. “You need to move to where the food is…” We…
92 Affordable Wordpress Hosting
Jun 24, 2007 • 20 min
I’ve started my own hosting company at and have created some packages geared towards podcasters who are looking to host their files at Libsyn, and have a Wordpress Blog on their own site. Are you ready? It’s only $1.99 a month…
91 When Your Podcast Explodes
Jun 18, 2007 • 15 min
Members of the School of Podcasting have another discount to take advantage of from on their Podcaster Toolkit DVD. Members get 15% (25 bucks!) off using a coupon code found inside the members area (and yes you could sign up for a…
90 Podcast Contest Secrets
Jun 10, 2007 • 26 min
Join us as we interview “Ringmaster Greg” from the Dancing With Elephants Podcast ( ) about the contest that involved cross promotion with other podcasters to help give away an ipod shuffle. In the end their listener…
89 Never Have an Outdated Podcast Again
Jun 3, 2007 • 19 min
I am looking for answers to the question: I couldn’t have done ___ if it was for podcasting. Or I sure am glad I started podcasting because _______ I talk with Ram Krishnan of which is a company that allows you to…
88 You Don’t Need a “DJ” Voice To Podcast
May 28, 2007 • 15 min
Today we talk about using a “Radio Voice” to be a podcaster. I talk about Dr Dave from who was worried that he didn’t have a “DJ” voice. He’s doing fine, and remember that many people do NOT want to hear a…
87 Pacing Yourself as a Podcaster
May 20, 2007 • 19 min
I talk about pacing yourself (your conent) when you hit the jackpot. We also talk about bulletin boards (forums), and how to fight spam. Wew also talk about doing an “Anniversary show.” We also throw out the question, “Does anyone…
86 Podcast Flyer Tips and Revisting Your Episode Name
May 13, 2007 • 10 min
Today I talk about some experiments I’ve done promoting my podcast. I also talk about some of the results I’ve done by finding a tool thats fits your listeners - in my case it was bookmarks promoting m podcast to college students - and how effective…
85 Never Lose Your Voicemail Number
May 6, 2007 • 18 min
Did you know that if you don’t use your phone number in 30 days it will go away? Well here is a way to never worry about losing your voicemail. Check out where you can get a toll free number for $2 a month (plus .06 a call for…
84 Getting More Podcast Subscribers
Apr 29, 2007 • 18 min
In this podcast we throw out some podcast promotion tips, why “hard sell” podcasts are stupid, and some new free services for podcasters. TIMELINE: 1:30 Feedback from Taylor Marek about a promtion that was being run by Dancing With…
83 Chalk Up Another Podcast Promotion Idea
Apr 22, 2007 • 15 min
Dave gets some listener feedback from Chris at and Paul from I was reading a book about marketing a musical group and it mentioned using chalk to promote your band. Would this work for podcasters? Find…
82 Creating Same Page Podcasting
Apr 8, 2007 • 15 min
People have asked me “Should I write down what to say on a podcast?” When they ask this they mean every word. This is NOT the way to go. I talk about a podcast that is the EXACT content I’m looking for and I CAN’T LISTEN as the podcaster is…
81 Icing on the Cake - Presentation Tips
Apr 1, 2007 • 16 min
NEW SPONSOR: The power of online meetings without the monthly fees. Today I’m talking about some tips for presentation, as well we WHY you should be doing some osrt of introduction for your podcast. This includes: Doing…
80 Changing Your Feed in ITunes
Mar 25, 2007 • 17 min
In this episode I talk about a couple of nightmares I’ve run across including: My RSS feed in iTunes somehow got changed to http://s (podpress maybe? I’m not sure…). I had to change my RSS feed in iTunes To change this you need to (accorsing to…
79 Podcast Secrets with Paul Colligan
Mar 19, 2007 • 24 min
Dave talks with Paul Colligan of about the upper level class starting MARCH 20th! about monetizing your podcast. Here are some thing they will be teaching you: * Exactly 8 reasons why Podcasting brings them, and can bring…
78 Three Sides to Every Podcast
Mar 11, 2007 • 20 min
WARNING - This show contains clips of Keith and the Girl (and are NOT worksafe). Dave continues his talk that was started by people passing information about that was false. This week will be the final word from me on this. Some people…
77 Why do YOU hate Podshow?
Mar 4, 2007 • 17 min
I change format today because I have a serious point to make. If we are the NEW MEDIA, we have the RESPONSIBILITY to RECOGNIZE that the Microphone has POWER. Here are some key points from my rant. BIG MEDIA wants us to fight amongst…
76 Free Podcast Promotion Tools
Feb 25, 2007 • 15 min
Dave follows up on last week’s show with some tips from Don Lewis of and Sallie from as we try to remove hum from a non-skype call. Dave is using a Ground-Loop Isolator Dave got a free…
75 Skype Vs Inline Patch by JK Audio
Feb 18, 2007 • 13 min
Dave talks about the $270 he spent on an Inline Patch from JK Audio a few years ago has not produced better results than the $25 a year he pays for SkypeOut . Dave also has tried 2 FM transmitters for either the iPod or a portable player. The…
74 More Podcasting Mistakes
Feb 12, 2007 • 15 min
Dave continues on with a few other mistakes that Podcasters may be making: 1. SHOW ME THE MONEY- The person who doesn’t even have a podcast topic, but knows he can sell it. Get your audience first, then monetize it. Paul Colligan has a great…
73 Common Podcast Mistakes
Feb 7, 2007 • 13 min
Dave talks about some common podcasting mistakes these include: Making your first impression by apologizing for not putting out a show. Remember there are lots of new listeners on the way (so why not do this at the end if you need to). People…
72 Understanding RSS and XML
Jan 28, 2007 • 14 min
In this podcast I answer one of the most frequently asked quesitons. “What is RSS, and why do I get jibberish when I click this orange thing?” Dave also assigns some “homework.” LAST 5 IN 5 From John of The M Show…
71 Repeat Exposure For a Dime
Jan 21, 2007 • 13 min
Dave went back to colllege this week (but is still completely available to help new podcasters). He had a very difficult time getting bookmarks for his books. When he found one, he was amazed at how many times a day he viewed this bookmark. He did…
70 How to Record A Skype Call
Jan 15, 2007 • 10 min
Dave talks about cross promotion, different samplg rates, and how he records a skype call. Special thanks to Jeff Lamb of for the awesome promo and testimonial. SponsorOnline Meetings Made Easy with Try it Free…
69 Cross Promoting Your Podcast
Jan 8, 2007 • 12 min
Dave talks about how easy it is (and free) to cross promote your podcast. This is helped by networking with other podcasters who have similar podcasts. I play a quick promo I did for the Daily Source Code, I then turned around and used the same set up…
68 Using Libsyn and Podpress
Jan 2, 2007 • 13 min
Dave gets some more feedback on shaping your image with a podcast (as some feel is not the right image for Dave), and he answers a question about using podpress ( ) with Libsyn and how to get the URL into…
67: Did You Really Say That? - Storytelling Podcasts
Dec 26, 2006 • 11 min
In this episode Dave talks about the potential pitfalls of a diary - storytelling podcast. He started a new podcast Building a Better Dave. Keep in mind that EVERYONE can hear your podcast. You also never know when people will Google you. He mentions…
66 Common Validation Errors
Dec 18, 2006 • 10 min
Dave talks about common mistakes that you can make that willcause errors inyour RSS feed. SponsorOnline Meetings Made Easy with Try it Free for 45 days use Promo Code Podcast This was inspired by the Podcast Brothers…
65 The Results are In! - Promotional Postcard Tool
Dec 11, 2006 • 16 min
Dave provides the results from last week’s poll, a promtional Post Card Tool along with a podcasting idea. The One Minute How To PodcastA quick, fun way to cross promote your podcast. Check it out at Dead Science…
64 Surveying Your Listeners For Free - And Podcasting Report
Dec 4, 2006 • 15 min
Dave talks about a new Podcasting Report mentions how you can find out information fromyour audience using TAKE THE SURVEY (10 quick questions)To take Dave’s Survey click…
63 Podcaster Toolkit
Nov 27, 2006 • 12 min
In this episode Dave talks about a new service that allows you to use Paypal and raise money towards a goal (might be great around expo time when you’re raising money for plane tickets). The service is and Dave used it to make…
62 Pre Interview Tactics
Nov 20, 2006 • 11 min
Dave talks about how to conduct a PRE interview, we get a last 5 in 5 from Larry of and Dave also points out that Google has a great tool for collaboration. SponsorOnline Meetings Made Easy with GoToMeeting Try it Free for 45 days…
61 Libsyn Pro Explained
Nov 14, 2006 • 12 min
Dave explains his abscence last week, comments on some comments, and we get a “last 5 in 5” from Corey of the Twisted Pickle. If you are looking for custom bookmarks check out PsPrint (1000 bookmarks for 100.00) SponsorOnline Meetings…
60 The Cons of Post Dating Podcasts - Library Podcast Promotion
Oct 30, 2006 • 14 min
Dave talks about finding your target listener at the library and leaving them a path back to your podcast. We also get a “last 5 in 5” from Sallie at Sponsor Online Meetings Made…
59 Podcasting Around the Holidays Without Missing a Beat
Oct 23, 2006 • 8 min
The holidays can be such a rush. Shopping, school events, travel, etc make the “Tour of Christmas 06” something that can make you tired jsut thinking about it. How are you going to find time to podcast? Dave explains some quick settings in…
58: International Podcasting Expo - Attend in Your Jammies
Oct 15, 2006 • 13 min
Dave talks about all the cool stuff they’ve added to the International Podcasting Expo including a life time liscense to Pamela (Skype Plugin). “Online Meetings Made Easy with GoToMeeting Try it Free for 45 days use Promo Code…
57: Reviewing the Levelator Software
Oct 8, 2006 • 10 min
Dave reviews the new Free software “The Levelator” software (free for both PC and Mac). He uses a quick snippet from the Entrepreneurs Journey at I heard Yaro saying he was happy with the audio, so…
56: Expo Toy Roundup Part I
Oct 2, 2006 • 14 min
Dave crawls back to the microphone after a fun week in California. Some folks I mentioned Jason Van Orden ( ) and Paul Colligan ( ). Paolo from…
55: Never Podcast on 4 Hours Sleep
Sep 24, 2006 • 11 min
Dave talks the upcoming expo in Ontario California and why should be ready to take advantage of the opportunity. It’s humour cast as Dave is really, really tired. We also talk about getting feedback from friends on your podcast. We also have a…
54: Hey! Let’s Start ANOTHER Podcast! - THINK FIRST
Sep 17, 2006 • 10 min
Dave has been track EXCATLY how long it takes to make a podcast. This includes: Researching storiesOrganzing show notes for recordingRecorind the PodcastEditing mp3 tagsUploading the mp3Creating the Show notes It turns out that based on my last 7…
53: Cross Promotion For Music Podcasts
Sep 10, 2006 • 15 min
Dave reminds people about Podshow Music Rewind. It’s very easy to cross promote your pdocast in front of other music lovers. Check out their submission form RIGHT HERE Last 5 In 5 from Alan Lew of Travelography ( )Amateur Travler…
52 Priming the Listener Pump
Sep 4, 2006 • 9 min
Dave talks about supporting listeners comments from a Customer Service stand point. He also points out a hidden trick that “regular” radio uses to get people to call in. Enjoy your holiday (the last 5 in 5 will return next week).
51: This Headset Sounds Like Ass
Aug 27, 2006 • 15 min
Dave is using an Altec Lansing AHS302i Headset Microphone and is not really impressed. We also talk about the proper sequence of recording a “post production” show and why. LAST 5 in 5 Courtest of Chris Christensen of Amateur…
50 Enhancing Your Content with Music and Sound Effects
Aug 20, 2006 • 13 min
Used appropriately, music and sound effects can really enhance your CONTENT. Dave shares his feelings as he has quit listening to some podcasts as they play “whacky” sound effects over and over (and they don’t even tie in with the…
49: New Podsafe Music Resource, Marantz MD 600 Review
Aug 13, 2006 • 16 min
Dave talks about a new podsafe music resource. It’s takes a CD from manufacturing all the way through distribution and its embracing podcasting. (look for the Podcaster sign up in the lower left hand corner). Dave also…
48: It’s Summer Let’s Go Toobin’
Aug 6, 2006 • 21 min
Dave interviews Charter Harkins one of the creators of of a cool tool for Podcasters to boost communication, increase search engine searchability and send links via email to a certain time in the mp3 file. Check out this show at…
47: Quickly Making Audio Comments Podcast Ready
Jul 30, 2006 • 14 min
I walk the listener through adjusting a voicemail comment from a scratchy, noisey sound bite to a smoother sounding clip ready to use. Dave explains some features that are in Sony Sound Forge (Free shipping at Same Day Music ) also Dave is using…
46 My Feed Was Hijacked - Interactive Podcasts
Jul 24, 2006 • 19 min
Dave explains that after going on someone’s show, THEIR podcast was inserted into his Musicians Cooler feed. They re-wrote (hijacked) his RSS file. He exaplains how he fixed it, and reminds everyone to pick good passwords, and to change them…
45: Dave Goes Dingy - Podcast Promotion Ideas
Jul 16, 2006 • 15 min
Dave has some fun playing with Jason Robertshaw of and trys to find a new opening. Dave discusses an idea that came about in today’s School of Podcasting Roundtable (available to members of the School of Podcasting…
44: Interview CEO of Voiceindigo John Mayerhofer
Jul 9, 2006 • 19 min
Dave interviews John Mayerhofer the CEO of a service that will help deliver your podcast to phones. Dave mentions a new segment “5 in 5” inspired by Joe of This is where you tell us (not so…
43: Podcast Awards - Is Your RSS Validated? SURPRISE!
Jul 5, 2006 • 11 min
Dave gets notified about the Podcaster Awards and in checking eligibility discovers his RSS feed is NOT 100% valid. As the deadline is 7/15 you may want to get cracking on validating your feed, and alerting your listeners (that is if you care about…
42: Tricks of the Podcasting Masters: Rob Walch Interview
Jul 2, 2006 • 18 min
Dave interviews Rob of about the Book that he co-authored with Murr Lafferty ( ) and other podcasts). Rob discusses “behind the scenes” of how the book ”Tricks of the Podcasting…
41 The Art of the Interview - Martin Perlich Interview
Jun 25, 2006 • 21 min
Dave interviews Martin Perlich a 40+ year veteran of many forms of media. He is the author of the book “The Art of the Interview - a step by step guide to insightful interviewng from Empty Press Dave interviews Martin on his book tour for…
40: Is Content Really King? Allen Stewart Part II
Jun 19, 2006 • 24 min
In part 2 of my interview with Allen Stewart of Allen talks about his Podcasting has boosted his business, and the question “How can I make money from a podcast?” man not mean “advertising and sponsorship. We…
39: Marketing 101 With Allen Stewart of the Marketer’s Podcast
Jun 11, 2006 • 23 min
Get your own domain name for $6.95 at by using the coupon code ” cooler3 ” This is part one of my interview with Allen Stewart of the marketer’s podcast ( ) Allen is a great guy, and every…
38 Can Podcasters Make Money with Affiliate Links? Audio Technica 2020 Review
Jun 4, 2006 • 21 min
A slightly longer than usual show as Dave packs in an an interview with Heather Vale as well as shows off some different microphones Microphone Review:I really like the sound of the Audio Technica 2020. It’s very clear, and while the 3035 handles the…
37 Avoiding Cease and Desist with Rich Palmer
May 28, 2006 • 19 min
Dave asks the question, “What are you using to stay organized?” as he had accidentally missplaced his interview with Rich Palmer of the show is 19 minutes long (a little long, but an interesting story). Random Link…
36 Audio Technica 20/20 - and The iRiver T30 Fooled Me
May 20, 2006 • 17 min
Thanks to everyone who commmented about the last show. Well I found out the hard way that the T30 DOES NOT allows you to plug in a microphone to the LINE IN. The line is for plugging in a CD player (or any other line device). Dave’s answer was to…
35 iRiver T30 Vs 899 Comparison
May 14, 2006 • 13 min
Dave talks about his old iRiver 899 and his new iRiver T30 he also talks about Mobile Entertainment magazine, and the mystery of and their uint the MP-C941 Also attention Students don’t miss the “Podcaster Roundtable” Next…
34 Saving 60 Bucks a Year with Podcaster News Network
May 8, 2006 • 17 min
Dave answers some listener about the Podcaster News Network a (He does a podcast called Sloppy Seconds making fun of the Music Buisiness on that site). He also mentioned Kiptronic for a way to exhcnage promos (which is his preferred method). Link…
33 Understanding Feedburner Stats, and Other Great Promotional Tools
Apr 30, 2006 • 19 min
Dave interviews John Zeratsky of and John explains the recent stats upgrade, some of the great tools (like pingshot), and the new email service. Brian had asked what service I was using. I use Kall8 (and if you use the link below…
32 iPodcomments and Expo Reflections
Apr 23, 2006 • 20 min
Length 20 Minutes (I’m SORRY!) Live shows are fun (starting with Dave calling this show #31 when its 32). Dave shares some comments from the audience about their iPod, and shares his insights into the Expo this weekend. If you hear bad reviews as…
31: Contest Tips - Win a Free Subscription - See You at the Expo
Apr 21, 2006 • 14 min
Length 15 Minutes Dave talks about some tips he has discovered in doing contests (like people may not even hear your show for DAYS after you announce your contest). Sign up today to attend the Expo ($11) Check out the School of Podcasting…
30 Should I buy an iPod? - Getting Along in the Community
Apr 18, 2006 • 19 min
In this 19 Minute show Dave talks the pros and cons of buying an ipod (as he bought one). He compares his 60G iPod to his Rio Carbon, and iRiver 899. You can check out Dave’s iPod model HERE (amazon) iPod Pros:Lots of room Very easy to…
29 Quick Updates - New Podcasting Magazines
Apr 10, 2006 • 35 min
Heloo everyone.This show is quick as I was taking care of my family this week (My brother and sister in law were in an accident - they’re fine, but were out of commission most of the weekend). Podcast User Magazine Issue 3 Podcast Central…
28 Interview with Dan Kuykendall of PodPress
Apr 3, 2006 • 35 min
This show features an interview with the maker of PodPress a really powerful (and easy to install) plugin for Wordpress. Check out this free video tutorial to see PodPress in action Win a Month Subscription to the School of…
27 Live Vs Post Production Sam Wealer (formerly PhpFM)
Mar 27, 2006 • 24 min
Interview with Sam Wealer from where we talk about Triyofeed Kick off from Jeff at Email from Bob Brent Other Sites…
26 Promote Your Podcast with Feedblitz
Mar 19, 2006 • 23 min
Length 24 MinutesToday’s Podcasting tip includes some insights into those who thnk they can’t podcast becuase they don’t have a DJ Voice. RUBISH We also interview Phil Hollows of Here is whattheir chicklet looks like: You can…
25: ID3 Tags It’s All About The Listener
Mar 13, 2006 • 17 min
Length 18 Minutes Intro: Promo review Random Link More information Tutorial at Podcast 411
24 Recording Tips From a Sound Engineer
Mar 6, 2006 • 25 min
Bruce Williams Interview from
23: Podcastertoolbar and Podcast Pickle Update
Feb 27, 2006 • 22 min
Interview with Gary Leland
22: Building Your Audience With Interviews
Feb 20, 2006 • 14 min
The Pros and Cons of Interviews
21: Poo Poo on Podcasting? 2006 is Still Kicking Ass
Feb 13, 2006 • 9 min
Length 9:30 Sites Mentioned: Before you say, “Podcasting is losing its steam, you better check your facts.”
20: Making an Attention Grabbing Podcast Promo
Feb 6, 2006 • 17 min
Length 17 MinutesWe look at some advertising theory and how it applies to a podcast promo. Do you have a promo? Have you made any of the common mistakes? Are you going to make a promo? Here are some tips to keep in mind….
19 Beware of Pod Oil Salesmen - You Can Make Money With Podcasting!
Jan 29, 2006 • 13 min
Length 13 MinutesDave gives you tips on purchasing Podcasting products. There are big time Internet gurus (who do not have a podcast) who are marketing products about being a podcaster. They tell you how to make money with Podcasting, and yet to do…
Audio Merge and Groups and Mics
Jan 26, 2006 • 7 min
17: Kiptronic and Libsyn Sitting in a Tree
Jan 23, 2006 • 30 min
What do you get when you combine the power of Libsyn with the flexability of an automated promo exchange/advertising system from Kiptronic? You get a duo better then peanut butter and jelly, Batman and Robin, and the Captain and Tennille combined!…
16: Developing Relationships to Promote Your Podcast
Jan 16, 2006 • 9 min
Length 9:10 Dave discusses the basics of approaching someone to partner and help promote your podcast. Sites MentionedMy New MY SPACE Free Business Cards Juice Website
15: (Podcast) Survey Says! Podcast and Listener Survey Results
Jan 5, 2006 • 10 min
In this issue Dave reveals some of the answers from the Podcaster and Listener Survey Take Podcaster Survey Take Listener Survey
14: What Makes a Good Podcast
Dec 26, 2005 • 10 min
Length 10 Minutes People ask all the time, Is this a good podcast? this is defined by the listener. Sites Mentioned The Marketer’s Podcast (I heard a n interview with Lorrie Morgan FerraroNationwide CD (inexpensive Postcards)Vista Print Or if…
13: PODSHOW is NOT the Devil
Dec 19, 2005 • 11 min
Length 12 Minutes Show notes at Get 50% off your first month with coupon of “santa” Sites Mentioned
12: Music in Podcasts - P.W. Fenton Insights
Dec 11, 2005 • 20 min
Length: 20 Minutes Opening by Sean Rogers of the Business Intelligence Network Digital Flotsam can be found at Random Link Adobe Audition at Amazon or for more information go to…
11: You Don’t Have to Be Old to Be Wise
Dec 4, 2005 • 19 min
In this issue we talk about netowrking with other podcasters. Today we chat with the head of and the producer of The Commoner’s View of the World . He talks about the advantages of joining a network, and how building a…
10: Podcast Promototion: Is Your Cart Before the Horse?
Nov 27, 2005 • 16 min
Length: 16 Minutes Topics Book Review “The Absolute Beginners Guide to Podcasting” Switchpod Interview (web hosting company) Podcast Promotion: Do you have the cart before the horse? Sign up for the additional features at…
9: How Long Should a Podcast Be?
Nov 20, 2005 • 14 min
Intro by KFC from the Podchick Podcast Sites Mentioned: Get the Newspaper read to you. The David Lawrence Show Premium Podcasting (Sell Your Podcast) Keith and the Girl PK and J Show Podcast 411 Podcast…
8: Feedburner Booth Interview
Nov 17, 2005 • 11 min
Intro by Rich Palmer Interview with John Zeratsky live from the floor of the Podcasting Expo. I attempt to clean the the background up with sound soap from Also mentioned multi-track…
7: Podcasting Will Change the World
Nov 14, 2005 • 15 min
Length: 15 Minutes Dave talks about some reflections of some of the more frequently asked questions that he heard at the Podcast Expo. Intro: Other Sites Mentioned: Digital Flotsam Podcast 411 Feed…
Nov 8, 2005 • 7 min
Length 7 MinutesDave discusses a different point of view on the RIAA becoming more nervous about Podcasting. Resouces Blue Snowball USB Microphone Griffin Technology iMic USB Audio Interface
5 Free MP3 Tool - Focus on Recording
Nov 7, 2005 • 6 min
Length: 6:30 The official podcast of the School of Podcasting In this issue we deliver some tips on how you can make your your podcast is “Skip free” as well as a free tool from Zortam to help you manage your MP3 files (there is a tutorial on how…
4: Recording Techniques - Mixcraft Insights
Oct 30, 2005 • 6 min
This podcast explains the pros and cons of using multitrack software such as Misxcraft to record a podcast.There is a 13 minute video available at the
3: How Strong Is Your Bladder (Stupid Human Trick)
Oct 23, 2005 • 10 min
Tip: “Broadcast Using Your Morning Voice” Resources Mentioned Crank City Music Resources added to “The School of Podcasting” More Directories added Tutorial on Troubleshooting Your RSS New Web Host company feared toward…
2: Make Your Podcast a “MUST HEAR”
Oct 19, 2005 • 10 min
Look at your podcast from the listener’s point of view. “r=Reverse Marketing.” We also talk about FAB. Sites Mentioned Podcasting Kits are now available as well. Submit a Press Release to
1: First Podcasts Always Stink
Oct 12, 2005 • 6 min
This is our first Podcast, and Dave explains a little about what to expect from the Official Podcast of the School of Podcasting the “Morning Announcements.”