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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


My Favorite Podcast Is.. 2020 Edition

Every year I ask my audience what their favorite podcast is and why it is their favorite. They can also plug their website. This exercise then helps us understand why people tune in, as well as hear about some great podcasts. 

In general, I say good content will make us:

  • Laugh
  • Cry
  • Think
  • Groan
  • Educate
  • Entertain

So pay attention and here how most of these shows are not just doing one of those, but multiple emotions and strategies.


01:26 Dave love

03:16 Steve Stewart from the Money Plan SOS loves the Stacking Benjamins Show (Steve was just on Episode 752 talking about his Podcast Editor Academy)

05:59 Joe Saul Sehy from Stacking Benjamins loves the Be Our Guest Podcast

09:10 Shane from the Spybrary Podcast  loves the Ask the Podcast Coach  show

11:03 Anthony from the Route 66 Podcast loves the Space Shot

13:32 Bill watches movies - The Secret History of Hollywood

16:10 Brandon from The Florida Focus Podcast - The Art of Manliness

17:18 Craig from InglesPodcast lovesThe Week Unwrapped

20:02 Glen from Caratere Books  loves the 20 thousand hz

21:00  CG from the Rocketry Show also loves 20 thousand hz and Invisibilia with Roman Mars

23:49 Harris from Wild Talk love Revisionist History

25:20 Gary from the Content Gardener Loves the Disrupt Yourself from Whitney Johnson

26:24 Kevin from Grow the Show loves Three Clips

27:27 Patrick from the Big Seance podcast loves Straight Talk with Ross Mathews

28:26 Letitia from Rooted and Overflowing loves the Productive Woman

29:27 Geoge Excelsier journey's podcast loves Saturday Night Movie Sleep Over

30:17 Effie Parks from Once Upon a Gene loves the Jordan Harbinger Show

32:51 Louis Love Thy Lawyer loves All the President's Lawyers

33:57 Scott from What Was That Like loves Bill Gates and Rasheda Jones Ask Big Questions

35:52 Scott from the Amazing Maine podcast loves the Riskory podcast.

37:31 Scott from Moving Forward Leadership loves Habs Unfiltered

40:11 Sufeah loves the 85 South Show

41:04 Greg from Indie Dropin Network loves Just N/A Science

42:53 Kim from Beekeeping Today loves Revive Our Hearts

44:30 Zita from Ritual Recipes loves the Wedding Ceremony Podcast 

Homework: Pretend Your A Listener

46:43 In some cases I had to go looking for these podcasts and in some of those cases it wasn't easy. My advice for you is to go to Google and search for the name of your show "podcast." 

In many cases people sign up and their media host (because they don't know your website) will use the built in website that comes with their hosting. Look for the "website" field and make sure it points at your website. If you don't have a website (one of these shows had a .podwits address - classy) the go buy a domain at and point it the site you are using (and preserve your first impression). 

Dog Podcast Network Update

48:55 I'm following the launch of the podcast network. In the past they have solicited stories for their contest, hired a producer. In this segment, we hear their trailer and learn about their press release. Check them out at

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52:36 Let Me Help You 53:58 Bloopers


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