Episodes

Memory Lane: Revisiting "Episode 1"

Oct. 24, 2020

Today I am moving into what I'm calling "My new old house." While I'm seating and hoping the movers don't break my standing desk, I thought I would take a trip down memory lane and dig out some of the first episodes of "Ask the Podcast Coach." The...

Using Podcasting To Boost Your Business

Oct. 17, 2020

This week Jim is on the road and hanging out with Ed from and Dave from at . We talk about his book and how he uses his podcast to boost his business.   SPONSOR: If you need artwork for your podcast, a logo, or a website, Mark Des Cotes at ...

National Mental Awareness Day

Oct. 10, 2020

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...

Marathon Livestream Sessions

Oct. 3, 2020

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...

Zoom Announces Podtrak P8

Sept. 26, 2020

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...

Amazon Music/Audible Launches Podcast Directory

Sept. 19, 2020

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...

Podcasts are like Digital Babies

Sept. 5, 2020

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...

Do I Need a Podcast Manager?

Aug. 29, 2020

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...

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

Aug. 22, 2020

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...

Microphone Placement in a Video

Aug. 15, 2020

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...

The Rode NT Mini USB In Action

Aug. 8, 2020

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...

Podcast Media Kits

Aug. 1, 2020

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...

Amazon Inches More Towards Podcasting

July 25, 2020

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...

In Pursuit of Silence

July 18, 2020

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...

ID3 Tags Do Not Boost SEO for Your Podcast

July 11, 2020

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...

The Power of Feedback

July 5, 2020

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...

Podcast interview Secrets

June 27, 2020

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...

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

June 20, 2020

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...