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Podcast Pontifications

256 EpisodesProduced by Evo TerraWebsite

Podcasting needs to be made better, not just easier. Because after 15 years, less than a quarter of the population listen to podcasts regularly. While new business models, discovery apps, and content curators will evolve, much of the responsibility --and work-- falls on us, the working podcaster. Th… read more

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Control The Listener Experience Of Your Podcast [Episode 146]

There's a misconception that podcasters have no control over whether or not a potential listener decides to sample and/or subscribe. The same misconception applies for listeners and their decision to hit play or stop on your episode.

That's all bunk. Because the listener experience is a two-sided transaction, and it starts with you, the podcaster.

In this short episode, I show you how to look at your podcast with a set of fresh eyes. Because you can't control what you don't know, right?

Tomorrow, I'll conclude the mini-series on control with an episode on controlling the future for your podcast.

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