Today we are talking with Mark Deal who has grown Podcast Atlanta to over 500 members (www.podatl.com). We get great tips on growing a local meetup, tips, and resources for better interviews, and how is creating podcasts for a living.How Long Does it Take Until Your Show Catches On?
George Hrab answered this question on his Geologic podcast, and George told me a long time ago that if I ever want to use a clip I could. George's show spotlights his life as the drummer of the Philadelphia Funk Authority, but also features George's Skeptic point of view with highlights on Science as well as the "Religious Moron of the Week."
George mentions that you shouldn't start a podcast to "be something" but instead make it because you can make something cool, interesting and fun. Make a podcast because you have a different point of view and it needs to be heard. It took him two years before an absolute stranger mentioned they listened to the show. As George says, "You're making something and that is more than most people."Growing Your Local Meetup Group
Mark Deal runs podcast Atlanta and in 18 months his group has grown to 500+ members. In today's discussion you hear:
Check out Mark at www.podatl.comPodcasting in Six Weeks Starts January 2018
Go to www.podcastinginsixweeks.com for more information. Class Size is limited.
Want a more leisurely pace, check out the School of Podcasting.Mentioned on This Show
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