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Dave Jackson has been helping people launch podcasts since 2005 and every Saturday he is joined by Jim Collison to is runs the Average Guy Network. Together they have 20 years of podcasting experience and coaching.

Recent Episodes

Words Matter - Donations vs Gove Back

Sept. 25, 2022

Do you know what website your media host is pointing to? Do you have links to your show in directories on that site? We also hear how Mark changed a few words that made a HUGE difference in his crowdfunding.  Sponsor: Podcas…

Finding Good Podcast Guests

Sept. 17, 2022

Today we talk about some low hanging fruit with a new podcaster and we get into finding guests for your podcast, and if newsletters are so powerful, why isn't everyone writing one? Sponsor: If you need pod…

Apps, Resources and Tools You Need?

Sept. 10, 2022

Today we notice new resources, podcasts, and apps which is great, but some of these we ask, "What problem is this solving?"

How Stressful is Podcasting To You?

Sept. 4, 2022

Dave is back from Podcast Movement, shares how the attendees have changed, and asks the question, "How stressful is podcasting for you?" Sponsor: If you need podcast artwork, lead agents or a full website,…

Playing with the Wisdom App and Talking 301 Redirects

Aug. 20, 2022

Today Dave and Jim are playing (we do that a lot on this show) with new technology. We ended up with quite the audience using the . They say you can monetize, but I haven't found that part yet (this is my very first time usi…

How to Clean a Sticky Zoom H6

Aug. 13, 2022

A few weeks ago someone asked, "How do you clean a Zoom H6? " Today a listener who had the same issue got an answer from Zoom.  Sponsor: If you need podcast artwork, lead agents or a full website, o has yo…

About the Hosts

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Dave Jackson


Dave Jackson is an award-winning podcaster who has been podcasting since April 2005. He's been helping people understand technology for over 20 years. He launched the School of Podcasting in 2005, and has helped hundreds of people launch podcasts, and recorded hundreds of episodes (thousands?) of his own. He has been a speaker for many years at the New Media Expo, Podcast Movement, Podfest, DC Podfest, MapCon, and other conventions.

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From Dave:
“In 2005 I said podcasting was going to change the world, and it is – and continues to on a daily basis. For me, podcasting is a mixture of everything I love. It's creative, it's technical, and its a way that I can help people. While I love playing the guitar, podcasting is my ultimate passion.”

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Jim Collison

Jim Collison is a Director, Talent Sourcing at Gallup’s Omaha, Nebraska office. Jim recruits and retains world-class system and database administrators and software developers who support Gallup’s clients and the company’s internal systems. He is also the producer for Gallup's Called to Coach found at

Jim is also voice behind The Average Guy Blog and Podcast Network. He hosts the weekly Home Gadget Geek Podcast found at which focuses on helping people with consumer technology. Jim was named a Microsoft MVP in April 2011 and is a regular co-host of the Ask the Podcast Coach show