Don’t listen to what they say, look at what they do

Don’t listen to what I say, look at what I do. It’s a mantra that we should all pay attention to. Instead of reading advice, analyse what others are doing. That’s what I did to try and find out the type of podcasts which would become hits by analysing what other big production companies were making.

Stop! Logo first. Audio comes second

Stop stop. Don’t record anything until you’ve listened to this because I’ve realised this week that a podcast logo is almost more important than the audio.

The thing is if people don’t get attracted to your podcast by the artwork they may never even play your episode.

So how do you make sure they do? What lessons can we learn this week?

Don’t quit podcasting!

Drink coffee, set big goals, small goals? Think big, think small? How do you make sure you don’t quit podcasting. I was about to yet again as I explained last week. This is week two where I test out techniques to avoid podcast on myself and here’s the thing… the techniques are working?

If you are a podcaster facing podfade or thinking of quitting, or you are about to set up a podcast, then these techniques could make the difference between success and failure. Let me explain in 13 minutes which techniques I’ve found actually work.

Confronting podfade head on

The reality is if you start a podcast, you are likely to stop after 8-10 episodes. Don’t think it’ll happen to you? Then just check the statistics. So how do you stop it?

I’m on a mission to make a hit podcast which is sustainable along with a full time job, with no production company or support. Can it be done.

In this episode I’m starting with tackling a problem I’ve dealt with myself multiple times.

I want you to avoid podfade. Join me as I start to investigate the solution.

Is motivation more important than equipment or marketing?

It’s easy to think podcasting is all about equipment and marketing but in my experience, it’s also about motivation. Don’t kid yourself. Life’s ups and down’s can have more impact on your show than a dodgy mic, slow audience growth or a guest not showing up. The thing that killed most of my attempts wasContinue reading “Is motivation more important than equipment or marketing?”