Episode #806
Should You Really Start a Podcast?
October 15, 2018

In episode #806, Eric and Neil discuss whether you should start podcasting. Tune in to hear if you are the right kind of person for a podcast.

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TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • [00:27] Today’s Topic: Should You Really Start a Podcast?
  • [01:05] Podcasts often have listeners with high rates of income.
  • [01:20] Do most people have time to create podcasts?
  • [01:35] It is not realistic for most people to create a podcast.
  • [01:45] Figure out your personality: if you love video, do that. If you prefer writing, write blogs. If you are a great speaker, podcast!
  • [02:30] The biggest factor for success is hiring out/offloading the work.
  • [03:15] Neil loves blogging and is good at it. It comes more naturally to him.
  • [03:35] Eric prefers podcasting.
  • [04:05] You’re not going to like the quality of the podcast early on, but if you keep it up, you will improve.
  • [04:30] Make sure you have expertise in the field about which you are speaking.
  • [05:02] The average podcast gets 191 downloads per month.
  • [05:10] It takes times to build an audience.
  • [05;27] Record in batches, don’t just do one per day.
  • [05:30] That’s it for today!
  • [05:34] Go here to see how many downloads the show is getting. Also rate and review to help Eric and Neil meet their goal of 1 Million downloads per month. Hopefully, we’ll see you at the live event in L.A.!

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