As a counterpart to the last episode, how to hire an outside film crew, we are covering one of the core skills we believe in as producers: hiring an in-house production team to work on and grow your show. This is how Tiff and I got into the business, and we intimately know the benefits and … [Read more...] about EP 37 How to Build an In-House Production Team
We're covering a different part of podcast production in this episode than we've discussed before. Tiff spends a lot of time on film and TV sets in LA as a production coordinator and assistant, so she's bringing that perspective to help you understand what it takes to hire an outside film crew to … [Read more...] about EP 36 Need-to-Knows Before Hiring a Film Crew
The exciting part about the rapid evolution of podcasting and YouTube is that new ways to monetize your show are constantly appearing. We wanted to cover some of the most interesting ways people are monetizing their shows through private podcast feeds and YouTube premium features for creators. In … [Read more...] about EP 35 Understanding Private Feeds and YouTube Premium
One of the most exciting parts of evolving media platforms is the opportunity to use established formats like podcasting and YouTube in new ways. Even though most people in our space think of podcasting as a long-form interview style show, there are so many other ways to use podcasts and YouTube … [Read more...] about EP 34 Ways to Use Podcasting and YouTube Besides Long-Form Shows
We're following up last episode with a conversation about how to create a great content strategy by playing to your strengths as a host. If you are using a format for your show that makes your core strengths shine, it makes it much easier to reveal your expertise and attract your ideal audience. It … [Read more...] about EP 33 Content Strategy That Reveals Your Expertise
You've probably heard by now of the hot new social media app Clubhouse, which is an audio-only chat-based app where you can pop into rooms and hear top influencers, and regular folks, having interesting conversations. This is just the most recent audio-focused app in a long line of technology (hello … [Read more...] about EP 19 Understand the Value of Your Voice
Since so many podcasts are interview-style shows with a host and guest, we get a lot of questions about how to be a great host. We've had the privilege of being in the room when lots of pro hosts and stellar guests have been interviewing, so we've learned some great tips. Some of these may seem … [Read more...] about EP 18 5 Tips to Be a Rockstar Host
We're answering an excellent listener question about how to make "good" content. We get it! It's a subjective answer, of course, but still an important discussion. Between the two of us, we've created A LOT of content, for a lot of platforms, and we've learned a lot through the years about what … [Read more...] about EP 17 What Is “Good” Content?