Not sure whether you should start a podcast? Podcasting is something a lot of people are interested in but there’s no guarantee of success so you want to do everything you can to make sure your show doesn’t fade out like thousands of others.
In this episode I take you through a few questions you should ask yourself before you jump in the podcasting deep end. They’re designed to help you work out whether you’re starting a podcast for the right reasons. Because if you’re not, there’s a high chance your show won’t last, either because you can’t find an audience or because you realised it was too much like hard work.
Check out the full episode show notes: https://rachelcorbett.com.au/should-you-podcast/
My name is Rachel Corbett and I've worked professionally for almost two decades in radio and podcasting. I've hosted and produced shows for some of the biggest radio networks in Australia, created three of my own independent podcasts and I was Head of Podcasts for Mamamia, the largest women's podcast network in the world.
At Mamamia, I grew the podcast network from 15 to over 35 shows, the team from two to nine producers and the audience to over 1 million unique listeners a month and over 90 million downloads which is more than quadruple where it was when I started.
I've also hosted over ten podcasts with more than 2 million downloads including Lady Startup, Eligible, Before The Bump and You’ve Gotta Start Somewhere. You can find all my podcasts at rachelcorbett.com.au/podcasts.
I've taught radio and podcasting at the Australia Film Television and Radio School and have my own online podcasting course, PodSchool, so if you're looking for someone who knows what they're talking about when it comes to pods, you've come to the right place.
Podcasting guide: podcastguide.com.auOnline podcasting course: podschool.com.au
Twitter: @RachelCorbettFacebook: @RachCorbettInstagram: @_RachelCorbettWebsite: www.rachelcorbett.com
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