80: Your Podcast Brand is ESSENTIAL with Dennis Langlais

He is the ultimate self-employed human being. He traveled the world as an extreme sports athlete and later started a company performing shows nationwide that was a huge success. Dennis is now a podcaster and marketer and owner of the Codie Dog Interactive platform. What do you have going on right now? Five Minute BARK…

79: Q&A How do you keep going without engagement from your listeners?

Today’s question comes in from Dean Haycox, host of Screencast Academy Podcast:   “How do you keep going without engagement from your listeners?”   It’s a marathon, not a sprint Promote yourself! Let people know you’re there instead of waiting for people to come find you If you truly love what you do, keep doing…

78: Be Your Own Rockstar with Michael Neeley

Michael Neeley is a former professional actor and medieval knight turned writer, motivational speaker, personal development coach, and author of the upcoming book, The Art of Forgetting. He also hosts his own podcast, Consciously Speaking. Michael has appeared in feature films with Mel Gibson and Kevin Costner, performed off Broadway and had recurring roles in…

76: Breaking the Mold and Being HERSELF with Bree Noble

Bree Noble is an entrepreneur, musician and speaker. She founded Women of Substance Radio & Podcast to promote quality female artists in all genres. The Podcast hit #1 in New & Noteworthy in all 3 of its categories and #4 Audio Podcast on all of iTunes. She draws on her extensive experience running her own…

75: Q&A What is the benefit of being in a podcast network?

Today’s question comes in from Shaun Penrod MTG Pro Tutor:   “What is the benefit of being in a podcast network?”   What’s being offered? Is it worth it? If it’s a good fit for you, the network is doing good things, and it’s a win/win/win for everyone, why not? Networks can “lift you up”…

74: Are you building Your OWN Dream? With Shaun Penrod

Shaun is currently active duty Navy but is in the process of supporting his growing family from anywhere with a laptop and Internet connection. He launched a small niche site and is growing his new podcast, MTG Pro Tutor. What don’t most people know about you? Played Magic: The Gathering on a naval aircraft carrier!…

73: Q&A How can I make my environment quieter for my podcast?

Today’s question comes in from Michael Pullman of FranchiseeConnect.com:   “How can I make my environment quieter for my podcast?”   Putting things on walls, or covering tile / wood floors definitely helps If your walls are thin, you can look into sound proofing How much money do you want to spend? And what’s possible…

72: NECESSARY Podcast Growth Tips with Katie Krimitsos

Katie Krimitsos is the Founder of Biz Women Rock, a community and education provider for business women around the globe who want to grow their companies. Her podcast, Biz Women Rock, provides personal business interviews, pertinent topics and actionable information that help her community thrive in their businesses. And her online courses help women in…

71: Q&A What are the best monetization strategies for my podcast?

Today’s question comes in from Jesse Ortiz from LifestyleConversations.com   “What are the best monetization strategies for my podcast?”   Episode 15 w/ Kevin Craine & Episode 18 w/ Tom Woods are both great episodes to revisit for info on monetizing your podcast! Q&A episodes that also address monetization: Episode 25, 29, 37, & 55…

70: The Beauty of Niching Down with James Newcomb

James Newcomb is a musician, has been in the military and is the host of Trumpet Dynamics, a podcast that tells the story of the trumpet in the words of those who play it. James is also an active performer on the trumpet in the Twin Cities area. This summer, James will relaunch his original podcast, Outside…

69: Q&A How can I better edit for a smoother transition?

Today’s question comes in from Jen Hatzung co-host of the She Percolates podcast:   “How can I better edit for a smoother transition?”   Transitions are huge! Keeping your listeners on a smooth track when going from content to ad, or intro to content, is important. Watch the Jimmy Fallon show Learn from others who…

68: Significance and Purpose with Ryan Saplan

Ryan is a 15-year personal trainer, father of 3, and has been married for 10 years. Ryan worked as a personal trainer and personal training manager for years for other companies, coaching others to get in shape and get fit. Then he read the 4-Hour Work Week in 2007, and he saw the possibilities but…

67: Q&A How do you get universal affiliates for your podcast?

Today’s question comes in from Jasser Abu Giemi:   “How do you get universal affiliates for your podcast?”   Brian thinks this is the wrong thing to be asking / focusing on – tune in to hear why! Brian talks about Tim Ferriss versus a brand new podcaster… Assume you’re not “known”; become an expert…

66: Give, Give, and Give with Jesse Ortiz

Jesse, host of Lifestyle Conversations podcast, is an aspiring entrepreneur trying to close the gap between his day job and his dream job. What don’t most people know about you? He’s a total introvert! What do you have going on right now? Getting out of his comfort zone every day so he can continue to…

65: Q&A What should you do if your downloads decrease?

Today’s question comes in from Ryan Saplan, host of Think Like a Modern Man podcast:   “What should you do if your downloads decrease?”   Don’t just start over! Ask yourself these questions… If the energy is dying when you’re podcasting, why is that? Are you tired of it? Are you not passionate about the…

64: You can’t get better if you don’t start with Jen Hatzung

Jen is the co-founder and co-host of the twice-weekly podcast, She Percolates. Each week her and her co-host, Danielle, interview interesting and inspiring women who live all different versions of success. Jen is a new mom who will never claim to have “it all” figured out. Jen has a BA in Political Science and has…

63: Q&A How do I get meaningful interaction in my Facebook Group?

Today’s question comes in from James Newcomb, host of Trumpet Dynamics podcast:   “How do I get meaningful interaction in my Facebook Group?”   Ask questions! (don’t just post your episodes or links to stuff – start an a conversation.) Think of it like a dialogue – how would you start a convo with your…

62: HAVE FUN and your audience will grow with Jodi Flynn

After a successful career in Mutual Fund Operations as the Assistant Vice President of Corporate Quality, Jodi Flynn set off on a new adventure and founded her coaching business. Her specialty is partnering with women who experience self-doubt and overwhelm to overcome stress, get organized, and start creating the business and the lifestyle they dreamed…

61: Q&A Is there a resource for a deep analysis of my podcast?

Today’s question comes in from Prescott Perez-Fox, host of the Busy Creator Podcast:   “Is there a resource for a deep analysis of my podcast?”   The Real Brian & Addy Saucedo actually offer this service! Click here to reach out …and of course there are other paid services out there available. Reviews are so…