Episodes

October 10, 2020

National Mental Awareness Day

Today is National Mental Awareness day. Jim and Dave talk about the importance of mental health in all of aspect of life. Sponsor: Podcastbranding.co  Check out podcastbranding.co for your website, podcast artwork and more. Step # 1: Initial...

October 03, 2020

Marathon Livestream Sessions

Today we hear from Jason Bryan of who just did a marathon Livestreaming session and shares his insights. Here are other topics: Sponsor: 01:26 Check out podcastbranding.co for your website, podcast artwork and more. Step # 1: Initial...

September 26, 2020

Zoom Announces Podtrak P8

Today we are excited to talk about another new toy that has been announced (Dave has a demo on the way). Other topics include: SPONSOR: Podcastbranding.co 00:01:15 If you need podcast covert art, a logo, lead magnets, you name it Mark at can make you...

September 19, 2020

Amazon Music/Audible Launches Podcast Directory

Dave is back from phase I of his moving into a new location, and is glad to catch up with everyone as Amazon launches their podcast directory. Topics include: 00:00:35 Sponsor: podcastbranding.co 00:01:49 Dave's Moving Journey 00:03:20 Amazon Music...

September 05, 2020

Podcasts are like Digital Babies

Today I talk to Jim who has five kids and we compare the overwhelm of new parents to compare it to the feelings that "wanna be" podcaster who can't seem have.  TOPICS INCLUDE 00:45 SPONSOR:   02:17 Podcasts Are Like Children 11:39 How to do...

August 29, 2020

Do I Need a Podcast Manager?

As money starts to flow into the podcasting space, there are more people starting to swarm around the space. I worry sometimes that they prey on the uninformed and having you spend tons of money that you may not have on products you may not need. We...

August 22, 2020

Dave Got to Play with a Zoom Podtrack P4 Portable Podcast Recorder

Zoom is coming out with a new portable recorder designed specifically for podcasters and it's only $199. It's got a ton of features and should take the world by storm. Dave got to play with one and gives his report. In the Post-show (), Dave...

August 15, 2020

Microphone Placement in a Video

Jim is back from his Mom's birthday, and we address a listener question about mic placement in video along with many other topics including: 01:06 Sponsor: 03:28 Microphone Placement in Video 18:36 Do You Remember The Brand? 21:30 Updating User...

August 08, 2020

The Rode NT Mini USB In Action

Jim is out for his Mom's 90th birthday, so Craig Hewitt from Podcast Motor and Castos sits in the char joining us from France. As he is on vacation (and all the other mics are sold out) he bought a Rode NT Mini, and (beyond his control) was in a room...

August 01, 2020

Podcast Media Kits

Today we start with a question from Patron Shame Whaley from spybrary.com about tools to make a media kit.  SPONSOR: Podcastingbranding.co  If you need podcast artwork, websites, lead magnets, and more, check out Mark and podcasting...

July 25, 2020

Amazon Inches More Towards Podcasting

Amazon is going to be adding podcasting the Amazon music. We don't have a lot of details. We just know they are working with Libsyn.com (get a free month using the coupon code sopfree) they are populating a database that is NOT AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC...

July 18, 2020

In Pursuit of Silence

Today Jim talks about his pursuit of obtaining silence in his basement. He replaced a fan, and once that noise was gone... We also talk about 00:51 Sponsor: podcastbranding.co 02:58 Jim Search For Silence 10:29 Dave is Moving into a House This Year...

July 11, 2020

ID3 Tags Do Not Boost SEO for Your Podcast

I wondered about ID3 tags and took that idea and ran with it and proved that ID3 tags do not boost your SEO score.  Other topics: Thanks to Mark from for Sponsoring the Morning Pour Here are the topics for today 00:00:46 Sleep is Important...

July 05, 2020

The Power of Feedback

Every week Dave Jackson from the School of Podcasting and Jim Collison from the Average Guy Network answer your podcast questions. This episode 301 is part of the Power of Podcasting Network. Covered in this episode 02:39 Sponsor: podcastbranding.co...

June 27, 2020

Podcast interview Secrets

Today is episode 300 of the podcast and we reflect a little on where we've been, the future including the new podcast academy, and we get into tips for doing a good interview.  SPONSOR: podcastbranding.co 01:57 Sponsor: podcastbranding.co Topics...

June 20, 2020

Podcasting without a Good Cable Connection is Torture ATPC 6/20/20

Today Dave and Jim are back and Jim explains what he went through last week, and how not being able to hear your co-host is absolute torture.  Maybe its time to check your internet connection? 00:31 Jim Shares His Nightmare from Last Week 01:24...

June 13, 2020

Grow Your EMail List with Your Podcast

While you can grow your influence and relationship with your audience via a podcast, how do you go about getting them on your email list?    00:01:14 The Pour: from  Get your website and artwork today 00:02:22 The Fun of Last Week...

June 06, 2020

The Show Must Go On

Note: Dave's internet provider went on the fritz throughout this episode and eventually he just lost all contact and Jim finished solo. He did a great job and as the old saying goes, "The Show Must Go On."  Live podcast is always fun... well, not...

May 30, 2020

When is the best time to Release Your Podcast?

Every week Dave Jackson from the and Jim Collison from answer your podcast questions. This episode 296 is part of the Network Sponsor:   Mark will make you look GREAT.  00:03:36 Publishing Time Does it Matter? 00:11:04 Feedback and Typos...

May 23, 2020

Is Joe Rogan Still a Podcaster?

Joe Rogan got a lovely $100 million check from spotify to make him exclusive on Spotify - no place else. As he won't have an RSS feed is he still a podcast? Every week Dave Jackson from the and Jim Collison from answer your podcast questions. This...

May 16, 2020

Google Podcasts Manager - Don't Panic

Sometimes when we don't know what we don't know it can be tightening. Today Dave and Jim explain the new Google Podcasts Manager and answer questions about starting your own podcast network. Sponsor: PodcastBranding.co Affordable, professionally...

May 09, 2020

Do we have to talk about the virus?

Are we allowed to talk about something besides this stupid virus? Is it disrespectful? SPONSOR: Podcastbranding.co Affordable, professionally designed podcast websites and artwork to help your show stand out. Cover Art Logos Websites Social Media...

May 02, 2020

Your Name, Your Artwork Your Brand

Today Dave and Jim talk about artwork, your podcast name, and your overall brand, and the best podcast marketing ideas.   TimeLine 00:00:40 Sponsor: 00:09:38 Chipotle Report 00:12:54 New Podcasts Are Up 00:16:35 The Daily Chicken 00:21:05...

April 25, 2020

Would You Attend a Virtual Conference?

April is behind us, and as we prepare to think about moving forward with the world, many things are still up in the air. The question is would you attend an online conference? Every week Dave Jackson from the and Jim Collison from answer your...