Podcast Pontifications

Where plenty of podcasts about podcasting (PAPs) tell you what to do, Podcast Pontifications gives you 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: Podsights - https://podsights.com/privacy


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 9m. Bisher sind 510 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein täglich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 4 hours 33 minutes


Season Two Starts... Now!

We're back, with a vengeance and new focus on making podcasting... better.


 2019-07-08  2m

episode 191: Design Your Podcast for the 75% Who Don't Listen To Podcasts

Let's make your podcast better for your audience. Specifically, the audience who might have never, ever listened to a podcast before. You’re their first. Are you a good steward?


 2019-07-09  9m

episode 192: Convincing Your Contacts To Listen To Your Podcast

The people who you (or your business) communicate with on a regular basis may be the perfect people to listen to your show. You’d think getting your contacts - business or personal - to listen to your show would be easy. It's not.


 2019-07-10  9m

episode 193: Turning Happy Accidents Into A Podcast Audience

When podcasters think about random discovery, we assume people are looking specifically for podcasts. But in reality, people are just looking for topics. How do you make sure that your podcast (or better yet, your podcast’s episodes) a part of that discovery set?


 2019-07-11  9m

episode 194: Appeasing The Fickle Podcast Listener

It should be easy for people who know how to listen to podcasts to listen to your podcast. No education required, right? I agree with you that it should be easy. But only if you’re doing your part, podcaster.


 2019-07-12  9m

episode 195: Overcoming Download Depression Syndrome

Tracking downloads of your podcast can be really enlightening. It can also be really depressing. So let's put this particular metric in a box start deal with “downloads” for what they really are.


 2019-07-16  9m

episode 196: Can Social Stats Track Your Podcast’s Growth?

Social media isn't going away anytime soon. Even podcasters have to deal with social media. But are we tracking the right social media metrics, and do those metrics indicate podcast growth? The answer may surprise you.


 2019-07-17  8m

episode 197: Spying On Your Listeners Can Improve Your Podcast

How much would it help you understand your listeners’ behavior if you could actually watch them as they listened to an episode of your podcast? A lot, right? I’ve good news for you: you absolutely can, and it’s not even a little creepy.


 2019-07-18  9m

episode 198: Understanding Your Podcast's Most Important Growth Metric

If you want your podcast to grow, obsessing over downloads, trying to influence social media metrics, or fretting over when people bail on your episodes won’t move the needle much. To track growth, you have to understand your show’s conversion rate. Here’s how.


 2019-07-19  8m

episode 199: Turning Pro In Podcasting: A Reality Check

Contrary to popular belief, you can go pro as a podcaster. But the jobs available in the world of pro podcasting probably look a little different than you're thinking about. Which should be good news to you! Listen to this:


 2019-07-23  8m