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Podcast Pontifications

255 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


Turning Pro In Podcasting: A Reality Check [Episode 199]

There’s more to being a professional podcaster than you probably think, especially if you think only the cream-of-the-crop are worthy of the title of “pro”.

My definition is simple: Pro = makes a paycheck. Just like every other form of media (and everything else), paychecks are available to pros at all levels of the game.

Spoiler: There are professionals at every level inside of podcasting. 

Even if you may not be able to transfer your amateur hobby podcast into a professional podcast, you may be able to leverage the knowledge you have gained running that particular podcast to get a paid gig in professional podcasting.

Yes, there’s a possibility you can go pro and get a paycheck with your current efforts on your current show. 

But it's not the only possibility. 

A text-based and totally-re-written-for-reading version of this episode can be found at:

Podcast Pontifications is published by Evo Terra four times a week and is aimed at the working podcaster. The purpose of this show is to make podcasting better, not just easier.

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