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School of Podcasting

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You want to start a podcast, but you’re not sure where to start. You need advice on how to grow or monetize your show, and stop being so scared that it won’t work! I can help by showing you what mistakes NOT TO MAKE and much more. Subscribe to the show and soak in the 16+ years of podcasting experie… read more

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The Proven Power of the Dramatic Pause: Two Ways Saying Nothing is Better Than Saying Something

In the microwave society that we live in, most of us are not accustomed to slowing down. As a podcaster, we may associate silence with "Dead Air" which is a phrase from the radio. However, today I'm going to show you that the best answers come after the awkward pause.

The Power of the Dramatic Pause

When you put a pause before or after a point it adds emphasis to that point. 

If you put it before the point, the brain perks up waiting for the next words. 

If you put the pause after your point, it gives the brain a chance to process what was just said. 

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Paul Harvey

Steve Jobs introduces iPhone in 2007

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