Podcast Pontifications

Where plenty of podcasts about podcasting (PAPs) tell you what to do, Podcast Pontifications what to think about in podcasting. These daily, insightful forward-looking episodes have one central tenet: Podcasting needs to be made better, not just easier. Designed for the working podcaster, these short-form episodes get you thinking about the future of podcasting and how you can better prepare yourself -- and your shows -- for the future. The goal is simple: help you develop critical thinking skills needed to make the best future-proofed podcast you can with the tools of today. Plus a few sneak previews of what might be coming tomorrow.This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

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episode 17: Getting The Podcasting Band Back Together Again


Podcasting is often considered a solo venture, though the biggest podcasts tend to have teams of people behind their success. With the bottom falling out of commercial real estate, dedicated podcasting co-working spaces may be coming.


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episode 16: Correcting Your Authentic Podcasting Voice


No rational person thinks putting on pants and brushing your hair before leaving the house is inauthentic. Your podcasting voice is no different, and it might need some preening before it goes public.


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episode 15: Confronting Your Podcast's Avatar From The Inside


If you make a podcast for everyone, you’ve made it for no one. So you focus, carefully defining your avatar. But in your refinement, you might have left out an important voice by mistake.


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episode 14: How Do Podcasters Recapture The Ones That Got Away?


Not everyone who listens to your podcast is going to like your podcast. In fact, most people who listen won't like your podcast. At least not enough to ever download another episode. How can we use that reality to our advantage?


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episode 13: Are Video Podcasts Back From The Dead?


Beyond a few pockets of interestingness, video podcasting never really became a thing, and audio reigned supreme. But all of that could change in the ‘20s, and it’s the pandemic’s fault.


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episode 12: Solving Podcasting's Linear Listening Problem


Podcasters tend to obsess over “discoverability”. But a bigger problem might be impenetrability, a problem that neither the podcast media hosts or the apps listeners use are helping to solve. Yet.


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episode 11: Fighting Against The Hateful Side Of Podcasting


No one is shocked that hate speech exists in podcasting. Removing it, however, is quite a difficult task. But it doesn’t have to be. If we’re brave enough to make some tough choices when we find it.


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episode 10: Podcasting For Goodness' Sake


Things aren’t great. But you could use your podcasting powers for good and help worthy causes better tell their stories. (And still have plenty of time to a podcasting powerhouse!)


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episode 9: The End of Podcasting's Direct-Relationship Model Is In Sight


“Own the relationship!” is practical podcasting advice that works today. But it might not tomorrow in a world with less guesswork about what people want from their podcasts.


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episode 8: The Inevitable Dismantling Of Podcast Directories


Even though millions of people manage to find something to listen to, podcast directories kind of suck for most podcasters. Making them suck less might lead to a massive shakeup in the podcast ecosystem.


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