She Podcasts - The Podcast for Women Podcasters

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Show 026 Quick-Guide

  • Welcome Espree Devora!
  • The story of a beginner podcaster who finds out podcasting is IT.
  • Does podcasting have a reputation that you cannot make money directly from podcasting?
  • What does it really take to build a business where your podcast IS the business?
  • LOVE as a key factor in podcasting as a business.
  • A conversation about the crazy-ness of what’s going on with the podcast “Serial” and the crazy phenomenon.
  • Society is ready for podcasting now - and it manifested itself via Serial.
  • A bit of wisdom from a new podcast trendsetter via Donna Papacosta.
  • What are the factors that have driven podcasting into the main stream media.
  • We need to teach our audience how to subscribe and/or listen to our podcasts - all the different ways that you can do it.
  • Espree’s podcast distribution strategy, which includes Stitcher, Soundcloud and iTunes, and how she uses each.
  • The theory of engagement in a podcast: plot, authentic emotion, companionship.
  • Espree got Alex Blumberg to introduce her podcast!!!
  • There are no rules for podcasting, peeps. You make the rules.
  • Espree has a challenge! Who do you want to meet? Why? And why it would be mutually beneficial for BOTH of you.
  • Alex Blumberg is on the show - by proxy ;)
  • @hunterwalk’s tweet about “Tech industry discovers podcasting!”
  • “Is podcasting going to be a hits-driven business, or can you make a business out of having moderate successes?”
  • Community is SO important. And whether it’s financially viable is yet to be proven.
  • Elsie does not want the definition of success in podcasting to be tied to download numbers - a paradigm needs to be changed.
  • Elsie found Espree on Medium and stalked her and now she’s here and part of the community.
  • The scoop on the awesomeness of WeAreLATech.

FEEDBACK REQUEST!

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Direct download: sp_026.mp3
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Show 025 Quick-Guide

  • The baby’s here!!!
  • Oh yes. The Podfading definition.
  • We discuss Cliff Ravenscraft’s post on how many newpodcasts had already podfaded.
  • Elsie’s dream: to interview podcasters that have podfaded.
  • Pretty hardcore numbers on how many podcasters ‘podfade,’ provided by Elsie.
  • Jessica breaks out iTunes again!
  • Conclusion: podcasting is HARD. Ya.
  • Podcasting is never ever. You are always launching.
  • In order for you to get your podcast together it needs to align with your precise lifestyle.
  • Jess’s confession about her dreams of podcast episodes in the can - not so much.
  • Bottom line: you either have it in you to do the hard work or you do not.
  • Elsie has in fact podfaded. She knows what’s up.
  • Your podcast workflow with yourself OR with a co-host is a key to not podfading, in addition to making sure your are clear of what you can commit to.
  • What you expect as a payoff and what you get as a payoff might be different.
  • Downloads and PEOPLE are different. Just FYI.
  • You don’t seep into your listeners life if you fade.
  • One of the biggest pay-offs for Jessica is being "noticed’ a lot more.
  • When you first start it feels super awkard regardless of how many courses you take and how many tutorials you do!
  • OMG. A Jessica rant. Delicious. (listen at your own risk if you have stock questions for your podcast)
  • When having the same questions for an interview format really works.
  • Hints of how to get the answers that you’re looking for from an interview.
  • We do a little chatting about how to interview Chris Brogan.
  • What’s the answer that you are really looking for?

FEEDBACK REQUEST!

If you are considering podfading, what’s the scoop on why?

Links mentioned by Jess and Elsie!


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Show 024 Quick-Guide

  • Elsie’s a mountain mama! and she got two homemade tables.
  • Taking responsibility for the messages that you put out in the world.
  • Diving into our responsibility as podcasters & as journalists.
  • Discussion of NYmag.com article on podcasting.
  • Cars ARE NOT the cause for the “Rennaissance” of podcasting.
  • Where are podcast download numbers coming from - Elsie breaks out the stats!
  • Jess feels the NYmag.com article is negative.
  • Will mainstream media podcasters push us out?
  • You don’t have any more of a shot “making it” in podcasting if you are not already doing something remarkable.
  • High quality podcasts have been available for YEARS - it’s not a new thing.
  • If you are going to cover something, please dive a little bit deeper into the niche/ecosystem that you are covering.
  • When big media covers podcasting it’s always a good thing.
  • Entertainment Weekly is covering podcasting!
  • A bit of conversation about a new type of podcasting software that has come into the space.
  • One of Jessica’s favorite things: when people make up technology that doesn’t exist. #not
  • Think of your podcast as a product NOT as a platform.
  • “Stop building your platform before you’ve opened your face and said something interesting” - Jess
  • More truthbombs from Jess.

FEEDBACK REQUEST!

When you hear or see podcast news and information do you do your due diligence?

Can you discern between opinion about your industry and trends rooted in fact about your industry?

What types of media in your industry are covering podcasting?

How can you make your stuff more awesome?

Links mentioned by Jess and Elsie!


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If this episode got you all fired up, head on over to iTunes and kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe!

Ways to subscribe to She Podcasts!

  • Click here to subscribe via iTunes
  • Click here to subscribe via RSS
  • You can also subscribe via Stitcher

FEEDBACK + PROMOTION for Women Podcasters

You can ask your questions, comment below, go to the She Podcasts Facebook group and even share your promos for your podcast! Let your voice be heard. Send it all to feedback@shepodcasts.com

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Show 023 Quick-Guide

  • Oranges and OJ - Jessica’s downfall.
  • Elsie’s baked goods issue.
  • Not rules - we are talking best practices for podcasting.
  • Jessica’s take on what you cannot ignore:
    • Decent audio - there are tricks to this - like monitoring yourself and making adjustments.
    • Learn to optimize the tools that you have. Hint: it’s not about the microphone that you have.
    • Consistency people! - YOU call the shots. YOU set your schedule.
    • Tangent alert: using social media scheduling systems to get your stuff out!
    • Prep before you record.
    • Branding.
    • You need a podcast host - a place to host your media files.
  • Jessica’s take on what you can ignore.
    • Mixers - for some people it’s totally necesary, for others not so much.
    • A fancy pants microphone.
    • Crazy pants shownotes.
    • Transcription.
    • Monetization.
    • Specific format for your show.
    • A specific amount of downloads for success.
    • A website.
    • Asking for ratings and reviews.
    • You don’t HAVE to publish if your life gets in the way. #ohwellski
    • Tangent alert: unexpected birthing stories
  • Bottom line: you make the rules.
  • Big announcement!!! We have an event coming up in late Winter/early Spring!!!
    • Helping you with you show!!! Wahooooo!!!!
    • Second week of February, yo!

FEEDBACK REQUEST!

Do you have questions about “the rules?”

What have you heard about podcasting that has caused you crazy anxiety?

Links mentioned by Jess and Elsie!


HELP US SPREAD THE WORD!

It would be stellar if you shared She Podcasts with your fellow women podcasters on twitter. Click here to tweet some love!

If this episode got you all fired up and you're listening on an iPhone head on over to the Apple Podcasts App and kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe!

Hook up with She Podcasts in social media!

FEEDBACK + PROMOTION for Women Podcasters

Join the She Podcasts Facebook group send us some voice feedback! Let your voice be heard. Email to feedback@shepodcasts.com

Direct download: sp_023.mp3
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