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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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How to Find and Choose a Co-host for Your Podcast

I reached out to you and asked how you found your co-host and you were nice enough to reply. 

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Tips in Choosing a Co-Host for Your Podcast

You want someone who has the same commitment (and support). 

You want someone who loves your topic, but might approach it from a different angle. You don't need a clone of you. We already have one of you. 

Make sure you all understand how things are divided up and workaround: Money coming in Podcast production Podcast Promotion Who is paying for what (money going out) How do you get fired or quit? What schedule is the show going to use (record some test shows to determine this)

Finding a Co-host

Today we hear how some people: Ask other podcasters they knew

Ask family members

Asked bloggers

Asked their audience

You might consider starting your show as a solo artist which makes it easier to ask someone to join something that exists than something that is just an idea in your head. see www.schoolofpodcasting.com/join

Thanks To The Contributors:

Wayne Henderson from the Packers Fan Podcast ( https://packersfanpodcast.com/ and www.mediavoiceovers.com)

Andrés Brenes from Colmillo Roquero colmilloroquero.com ( a Spanish podcast about Heavy Metal)

Brent Bergherm from Lattitude Photography Podcast - https://latitudephotographypodcast.com/

Fred Castaneda from Podcast Reporter ( www.podcastreporter.com and www.strugglingbiz.com and http://2030podcast.com/)

Roben Harris from Destinations Connections ( www.destinationconnections.com )

Matt Rafferty - The Author Inside You (www.theauthorinsideyou.com )

Josh Rivers 24 Faithful www.24faithful.com

Craig Wealand from Ingles Podcast.com ( inglespodcast.com )

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