As necessary and constant as change is, it's scary. And podcasters live in a world where changes hit us from all sides all the time. There will always be fear, uncertainty, and doubt about changes brought by the future. The trick is learning to deal with changes so they don't disrupt your world. Too much.
April 7, 2021Unlocking Podcast Listener Data Without Being Creepy
Podcast apps have all the data podcasters want. Way more than our hosting companies provide. But there’s so much more they could tell us that would be good for us, for them, and for the listeners.
March 2, 2021The Future of Podcasting Conferences Post-Pandemic
The first post-pandemic podcasting conference is going to be packed! But after 2 years of distanced-everything experiences, will a return to “business as usual” at in-person podcast events be enough?
January 20, 2021Podcast Your Way Through The Unknown
It’s not surprising that podcasters new and established want the best. But when they embark on successful paths blazed by others, they’re often disappointed with their own results.
January 14, 2021Is Clubhouse The Future Of Podcasting?
Social audio—Clubhouse—is rippling waves of disruption throughout podcasting, polarizing us into camps of lovers, haters, and those who can’t get in. Nervously, we’re starting to ask some questions.
January 5, 2021Scratching Your Creative Podcasting Itch
Of all the ingredients for podcasting success, consistency is always at the top of the list. But do podcasters, as creative people, get bored when their sound remains the same?
October 20, 2020Who's In Charge Here? You Or Your Podcast?
Professional creatives know that the process of creation changes them. Podcasters aren’t immune from this reality, & what we say has just as much control over us as we have control over what we say.
October 14, 2020Normalize The Making Of Abnormal Podcasts... Again
Podcasting has become the new normal for most people. And while more people listening to podcasts is an obvious Good Thing, are you sure they’re looking for normality out of your podcast?
March 31, 2020April Is Podcast Experiment Month
As working podcasters, we’re often focused on our own systems and process that get our content out to the world. But with so many of us sheltering in place, it’s providing an excellent opportunity for experimentation. Who knows what will come out?
March 3, 2020Knives Out! Podcast Fiction Vs The World
There’s a lot of drama in the podcast fiction world. And a lot of comedy. And while this genre of podcasting often times has the toughest time being accepted, it also enjoys perhaps the biggest collaborative spirit among creators and listeners alike.
February 27, 2020Podcasting Through The COVID-19 Crisis
At the risk of sounding alarmist, COVID-19 is likely something we’ll all have to deal with. And while discussing the virus’ impact on podcasting might seem trivial, it’s good risk mitigation to be prepared.
February 25, 2020Dealing With The Skeletons In Your Podcasting Closet
Sure, your podcast sounds great now. But what about all those episodes where it wasn’t perfect? What about the advice you gave before your opinions changed? Do you worry about those un-enlightened jokes you told for shock value?
February 18, 2020The Podcast Academy: Podcasting's Usurper or Savior?
There’s a new professional podcast group in town, and the reaction has been rather… mixed. But that doesn’t mean indie podcasters should fear it. Those who want to preserve podcasting as it was in 2006? Well… they’ll have a rougher time accepting the change.
January 23, 2020No Pain No Gain Podcast Workout
Your local gym or fitness club is a good metaphor for understanding how people approach the craft of podcasting. Here’s how to keep your microphone out of the juice blender.
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