Episodes

May 05, 2017

Patreon Strategies and Ugly Babies

Ask the Podcast coach features Podcast Consultant Dave Jackson from and "The Coaches Coach" Jim Collison from . This week we talk about: 2:10 Patreon as a sponsorship tool 7:16 Affiliate links as ads (see ) 9:40 Patreon Shootout between Dave and Jim...

April 22, 2017

Your Podcast Official Launch - Growing Your Podcast Audience

What kind of things can you edit if a show goes, "long"? If you start a question with, "I probably shouldn't " (you're probably right) Are T-shirts a good way to grow your audience? We play a little Podcast Rodeo with the  Want a full review?...

April 15, 2017

Indie vs Pro Podcaster or Content Creators

You can get free podcast consulting by joining Dave Jackson and Jim Collison as they bring their years of experience help you get your podcast questions answered: Today we mention Steve Martin's Master Class 5:50 Is it unfair that shows like...

April 14, 2017

How Do You Get a Sponsor

3:50 Podcast Rodeo form radioyo.fm (you can be featured on iTune - not a typo) Dave likes for "radio streaming" 7:50 Using Linkedin on your podcast 10:10 Stitcher or Google Play? 11:20 Jim (and Dave) use bufferapp.com 12:30 Embed codes for...

April 07, 2017

How Long Does it Take to Build Your Audience?

The Messengers Documentary Premier Stories 7:35 Auphonic Saves the day 9:15 Google Translations 12:10 Podcast Chapters 17:30 How Long Does it take to build an audience? 20:25 When do you say, I have an audience? 22:44 Information Gathering 26:00 When...

March 30, 2017

Awkward Co-Hosting Situations

1:30 Where do You listen to Podcasts? () 3:10 Cool Stories From Radio - Ways to Grow your Audience - T-shirts at an event  5:15 Lengths of Podcasting 10:00 How do you stop being boring? 13:10 What is Good content? 18:10 Podcasts hosts need to...

March 17, 2017

How Many Ads Can You Tolerate?

Dave Jackson of is joined by Carey Green of  to answer your podcast questions live. 1:20 Carey and Dave have known each other a while - we were promo buddies 3:10 Carey and Podcast Fast Track 4:30 what's a good ratio for advertisement vs...

March 10, 2017

Serious Video Podcasting

Today Dave Jackson is at Podfest in Florida and is in the driver's seat and is filling in. Mike does some serious video for his podcast, and today we dig in deep into his gear. 5:00 Check your self for Cancer 6:35 Mike's Video setup 9:20 hosting...

March 02, 2017

Practice, Editing, and Backups

LEaving Zoom WEbinar 4:00 How any podcasts do you listen to? 5:00 Behind the Scenes of Dave's Closing Keynote at Podfest.us 7:00 When in doubt practice and cut stuff loose 10:15 Behind the Scenes of my Local Podcasting Episode 11:35 Corey from Ivy...

February 17, 2017

You Don't Need $1500 To Start a Podcast

Moving to YouTube Live? 7:00 Would you podcast Live? 11:50 Launching a Podcast - You Do Not Need 1,500 19:45 What do you pay for that you don't use? 24:15 Hindeburg Journalist is on Sale (the sale is over Tunrtable Losing Fire 26:55 Patreon was down -...

February 10, 2017

Your Podcast Questions Answered

cast Network Gone Bad 11:55 Media hosting is like the Electric Company 15:30 Getting back into iTunes after you get removed. 18:55 Battling Bad Audio Last week 19:45 Jim's Inner Show Roundtbale 22:30 Loundness Units 26:05 Tips for Setting volume...

February 03, 2017

Should I Join a Podcast Network?

2:00 Test stuff Bluehost is awful 6:30 Daves typical Day 6:54 Should I join a network? 10:27 Making a book out of my show and sell them. 13:40 What Makes a Podcast Explicit? 16:08 The Messengers Podcast had to Go Explicit on their last episode...

January 27, 2017

Patreon Best Practices

3:00 How do I know people are listening 5:10 Don't ask for help in Facebook if you haven't gone through the proper channels. 7:40 SOund is still not good 8:40 Podbean and their directory 10:45 Bluehost is crap 13:15 PAtreon Best Practices 21:35 Making...

January 20, 2017

Rob Greelee Joins to Talk Spreaker Ad Revenue Beta

We somewhat break format today to have Rob Greenlee join us to talk about the new Ad Revenue Sharing that is happening on the Spreaker platform (you can get a free month at Spreaker using the coupon code sopfree).  Keep in Mind This is a Beta...

January 13, 2017

YouTuber Vs Podcaster Vs Journalism

2:00 Apple is looking for a podcast producer thanks to Emil from thestorybehind.com 5:58 Searchability and Discovery is going to be tough 7:55 Toast Talk Podcast Bingo 14:26 Recording a Roundtable 16:32 Turning Down interviews - Doing what you do best...

January 06, 2017

2017 Podcast Predictions - Happy New Year

2017 Podcast Predictions - Happy New year

December 30, 2016

The First Five Minutes of Your Podcast

Should you podcast through the holidays? 4:00 Staying consistent to be consistent 4:40 Dave talks about his Trip to Florida to hang out with of the Glenn runs his show like a business. Dave was super impressed with his ($250). Doing his live show...

December 24, 2016

Changing the Name of Your Show

2:25 Free Resources for Podcasters? 3:35 are coming out of the woodwork. 6:05 Feedback - You have to check the email that you give out. 8:15 Live "radio streaming station" Dave uses 9:25 You need to send more than one email 11:30 Recovering from...

December 09, 2016

Is It Rude To Ask Someone About Their Podcast Stats?

2:10 Jimmy Fallon does a podcast skit. The cool part is he didn't have to explain what a podcast is. 6:20 Dave shares that he's testing getting his podcast on the Amazon platform (he hasn't been approved.) 7:50 Is it Rude to ask how many downloads you...

December 02, 2016

Post Black Friday Reflections

1:30 Reverse Engineering Things We Watch on TV 6:20 Free Podcast Hosting From pippa.io 9:00 "partners" with podomatic. We don't need more podcasts, for these to flourish, they need advertiser Chris Nesi from share some insights on (this idea has...

November 25, 2016

Wordpress Security and Backup

1:40 iTunes Reviews Take Too Long to Show Up - Issues (To Track Your Own Reviews, Check out 6:14 New and Noteworthy is a Waste of Time 9:22 Podcasting Burnout 13:48 How do you define success with your podcast? 19:44 What is the Best Platform to Sell...

November 18, 2016

Why Do We Keep Using Skype?

This was recorded on 11-12-16 Dave an Jim are back in their respective studios. Happy Veterans day to all of our veterans.  2:15 DC Podfest reflections - I'm a Digital Influencer, and 6:20 Why Do We use Skype? Why not  or ? ? Jim states...

November 12, 2016

Put Some Energy Into It

Got a question? Call it in 888-563-3228 Dave flies solo today and decides to give Smiletime.com one more try. Some people had some issues getting smiletime on their phone so you will hear me mention mixlr. I received some feedback from people saying...

November 02, 2016

Hey Are You Jim Collison?

See Call in your questions 888-563-3228 7:00 How to Ask For Help 15:00 Doing a Call in Show - Different strategies 27:30 This is a brave podcast - Facebook Live on a Desktop 28:50 Geekslife.com 32:0 Strbucks podcast 33:15 What Jim Learn While He was...