COVID-19 confusion and competing realities over election results have pushed trust in traditional media to an all-time low, according to Edelman’s 2021 Trust Barometer. Trust in print and broadcast media fell eight points from 2020, and more Americans now say […]
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“Can I just throw this out there? We actually love each other.” Andy Beckerman, writer, performer, and podcast veteran, is speaking to me, along with his fiancée—writer, performer, and standup comedian Naomi Ekperigin—about Couples Therapy, the popular comedy podcast the […]
If you hang out in podcasting communities online or offline, one of the questions that comes up most frequently is, “How do I grow my audience?” Everyone is always searching for more downloads, more subscribers, more listeners. Much like a […]
As a podcast consultant, one of the most common questions I get asked is, “How do I promote my podcast?” I get it. Once you’ve poured your blood, sweat, and tears into the production of your show, you want listeners. […]
Joanna Penn starts every episode of The Creative Penn podcast with this salutation, knowing it might alienate some listeners. And she’s okay with that. Since releasing her first episode in 2009, the prolific British author has learned the value of […]
There are over one million podcasts in the world—or there were in April 2020, according to Podcast Insights. And thanks to stay-at-home orders forcing everyone to boredom-create new shows, that number has undoubtedly gone up. While it’s hard to determine […]
When Long Story Short Productions launched the Kickstarter for their upcoming urban fantasy fiction podcast, Unseen, they prepared for the worst. Founders Gabriel Urbina, Sarah Shachat, and Zach Valenti knew they’d have some fans who were likely to support them: […]
If you listen to interview podcasts, chances are you’ve heard at least a few authors come on as guests to talk about their latest books. A book is long enough to provide a podcaster with multiple angles for an interview, […]
When Jack Rhysider started Darknet Diaries, he had a blog that got a few thousand hits per day, 3,000 Twitter followers, and a full-time job as a network security engineer. Now, nearly three years and over 70 episodes later, the […]