November 20th, 2018 • 46:11 Interesting ways you can use a podcast Why do you want to start a podcast?
Grow your business:
Grow your audience: Matt and Alex with
Get ad sponsorships: you'll need a really big audience for this (30,000+ downloads per episode)
Patreon: you'll need a fairly large audience (Taylor Jackson has 160,000 YouTube subscribers)
Sell your own products / services: in addition to ads, Adam Wathan promotes his course on
Connect with your audience:
Taylor Jackson Photography
Increase social proof.
Identify yourself as an expert.
Contribute to a community, or industry, or culture:
Ashley Baxter’s Bootstrapping Digest
Put your POV out in the world:
Rework, Good News Podcast
Ideas on how you can use your podcast to reach your goals:
Private feed just for your team / employees
Q&A: get users, customers, audience to leave you a voicemail. Answer 1 question per week.
Interview your customers: interview 1 customer per week. Ask them about their business, how they’re using your product.
Expert tips: if you’re a professional (lawyer, accountant, coach), give your listeners an actionable piece of advice every week. Give them one thing to improve every week.
Read your blog posts: already writing a blog post ever week? Just read it “audible” style for your audience.
Recycle your best talks / videos.
Conferences: give attendees a private feed of all the talks!
Share your journey.
Show notes: What do you think? Thanks to our Patreon supporters:
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Brad (from Canada)
Dave Giunta (JOOnta)
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