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: http://podcastpontifications.libsyn.com/turning-pro-in-podcasting-a-reality-check
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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