Can I start a podcast and retire after episode 3? Maybe. The probability would suggest not. Podcasting is a long game.
It’s a tool for building authority. Now if you have authority in another medium, say a blog, a book or a YouTube channel then you can cross promote your content and you’re away. Continue reading “Podcasting as a business or is it part of a business?”
This is where your people skills come into play. The thing with guests is: you’ve invited them onto your show because they are experts in some aspect of your niche.
That being the case, you need to have done some research. It is only common courtesy to respect the work your guest has already done. Continue reading “Dealing with Guests.”
When the time comes, will you be ready? No this is not a biblical injunction, nothing could be further from reality. The question being asked in this post is: Do I end a show with a bang or a whimper?
We have covered the dreaded Podfading here in the last post. What I’m talking about is when you make a conscious choice to end a show. Unless you are The Simpsons, everything comes to an end. Even The Goon Show didn’t last forever. Continue reading “Tough decisions, closing down and getting out.”
Beware the dreaded PodFade! This can happen to even the most dedicated podcaster. But that’s another blog post.
So, to reasons why not.
- You want to make a million dollars in the first three episodes.
- You don’t have the time.
- You really don’t have the passion.
- You think it would look on your CV.
Continue reading “Why you should NOT start a podcast!”