Ask the Podcast Coach

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.


episode 360: Connecting With Your Audience

Today Jim was visiting Dave Garafolo in New Hampshire along with Ed Sullivan. It's always fun to catch up with Dave who had a meetup of 400 people.

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Congressional Dish Episode 237

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The Social Dilemma on Netflix

David vs Goliath: How to Compete, And Beat, The On-Line Giant. 100 Proven Promotions For Brick & Mortar Retailers 

The Cigar Authority COOKBOOK 

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03:02  Mugshot:
03:30  Chicken or the Egg?
05:45  The Connection With Your Audience
07:33  Competition in Podcasting?
09:46  Hosting a Meetup For Your Audience
17:49  Clubhouse - You Get Out What You Put In
20:07  Yes, That Was Illegal
25:51  How Many Years to Make Money?
28:46  Big Changes on One Suggestion
33:04  Mewe Vs Circle
37:49  Awesome Supporters
42:36  Letting a Competitor Advertise On Your Show
47:23  Different Styles Attract Different People
48:11  Dave's Soundstage
52:49  Nudity in Podcasting
55:49  Private YouTube Videos
1:02:47  Worried About Being Removed
1:05:39  Congress Just Said Podcasting
1:10:41  The Accuracy of the Media
1:12:07  Peer Reviewed?
1:14:35  Media Host Testing
1:18:51  Moving From PowerPress
1:24:28  Getting Audience to Respond
1:28:29  Keeping Gas in the Tank
1:30:21  Bitcoin Update