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Find out exactly how to shift your podcast into high gear, grow your audience, and achieve your goals! 20-year radio host, producer & broadcast journalist Kent Covington hands you the keys to the inside tactics and strategies of top podcasters and broadcasters. Powerful, practical advice, with real-world examples and clear instruction ... all in a fast-paced, never-boring format! Fuel your podcast, and get where you want to go FASTER!

Find out exactly how to shift your podcast into high gear, grow your audience, and achieve your goals! 20-year radio host, producer & broadcast journalist Kent Covington hands you the keys to the inside tactics and strategies of top podcasters and broadcasters. Powerful, practical advice, with real-world examples and clear instruction ... all in a fast-paced, never-boring format! Fuel your podcast, and get where you want to go FASTER!

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United States

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Find out exactly how to shift your podcast into high gear, grow your audience, and achieve your goals! 20-year radio host, producer & broadcast journalist Kent Covington hands you the keys to the inside tactics and strategies of top podcasters and broadcasters. Powerful, practical advice, with real-world examples and clear instruction ... all in a fast-paced, never-boring format! Fuel your podcast, and get where you want to go FASTER!

Language:

English


Episodes

How to Be an Amazing Guest to Grow Your Podcast

12/18/2019
Podcast “guesting” (being a guest on other podcasts) may be the fastest way to grow your podcast, as we discussed in episode 16. But there’s an art to being an amazing guest to deliver value to their audience while driving new listeners back to your podcast. Today, Mark Deal of Podcast Guest Academy is back with practical tips and strategies to help you be an amazing podcast guest. Full show notes at FastLanePodcastU.com/19

Duration:00:16:27

If You Want to Attract and Keep Listeners, DON’T Do This …

11/14/2019
Guest expert, successful podcaster Paul Colaianni, reveals a short, simple and powerful tip (a common mistake you should avoid) to lock in new listeners to your show.

Duration:00:04:56

Are YOU Making These Microphone Mistakes?

10/31/2019
Here’s how master your “mic technique” to level up the quality of your podcast, and avoid aggravating mistakes that drive listeners crazy! Chris Curran of the Podcast Engineering School joins us with expert advice to help you get it exactly right!

Duration:00:12:41

This May Be the Fastest Way to Grow Your Audience!

10/11/2019
Just as guest blogging has long been one of the fastest ways to grow the readership of a blog, podcast guesting (being a guest on another podcast) just might be the fastest way to grow the audience of your podcast. Mark Deal of Podcast Guest Academy joins us with tips on landing interviews on other shows that drive listeners back to your podcast.

Duration:00:16:13

When You Interview a Guest, Do You Legally Own That Content? (You Might Be Surprised)

9/3/2019
When you interview a guest on your podcast, you might assume that you automatically own that interview and its content because it's on your podcast. But you might be wrong. "The Podcast Lawyer," Gordon Firemark joins us with insight and advice on how to make sure you, and you alone, own the rights to your podcast interviews.

Duration:00:06:18

Feeling Discouraged About Your Download Stats? DON'T!

8/8/2019
If you ever look at your download stats and feel discouraged, you're not alone. Most podcasters experience that. But here are two big reasons why you should be encouraged about where your show is now and where it's heading! Longtime Rachel Guinn joins us with some encouraging words.

Duration:00:18:18

BONUS: One Critical Question Every Podcaster Must Ask ... and Our Answer

7/28/2019
Here is the one critical question that YOU and I, and every podcaster must ask themselves right now! And we'll explain how and why the answer to this question is leading us to change some things with this podcast.

Duration:00:09:01

Big News from Apple Podcasts Is Good News for YOUR Show - News Update with James Cridland

7/16/2019
Two big recent announcements from Apple Podcasts could be good news for YOUR podcast! That's the word from James Cridland of PodNews.net. He also explains what a recent study reveals about podcast statistics, and how you can tell whether your podcast stats are trustworthy.

Duration:00:15:27

Podcast Movement Co-Founder Jared Easley on How They Built the World's Biggest Podcasting Event

7/14/2019
Podcast Movement Co-Founder Jared Easley opens up about early struggles, the times he thought about quitting, and what it took to build the biggest podcasting event on the planet. We also get the inside scoop on what will likely be the largest event of its kind ever: Podcast Movement 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

Duration:00:38:40

The ONE Big Mistake You're Making with Your Podcast Artwork

7/1/2019
Chances are you're making one big mistake with the design of the podcast "artwork" that represents your show in directories like Apple Podcasts. We'll tell you what that mistake is and how to fix it so that your show jumps off the page at potential listeners.

Duration:00:14:36

Grow Your Audience with One "Overlooked, Transformative Tactic"

6/24/2019
Today we're stealing (an incredible) value bomb from a highly successful author, speaker, and podcaster. Doing this one thing is something he calls "the single best decision I’ve ever made." It's simple, powerful, and anyone can do it ... but few podcasters do.

Duration:00:09:47

Google Is Changing How People Find Your Podcast ... and Other Big News with James Cridland of Podnews

6/10/2019
James Cridland of PodNews.net catches us up on the biggest developments in the podcast industry. He also tells us what to expect in the months ahead and how all of it impacts YOUR podcast.

Duration:00:32:32

For Podcasting There Are Two Kinds Of Microphones. Which One's Right For You?

5/29/2019
For podcasters, there are two primary types of microphones. On today's Tune-Up edition of Fast Lane Podcast University, we'll ask Chris Curran of the Podcast Engineering School which one is right for you and why.

Duration:00:09:50

How To Make A Powerful First Impression On Your Listeners!

5/22/2019
Are you hooking your listeners in the opening minutes of your podcast episodes? How 'bout the opening SECONDS? If you're not, you're losing listeners. Making a powerful first impression in each and every episode is key to growing your download numbers and your audience! We'll show you 3 ways to do it! As the old Head & Shoulders commercial once told us, you never get a second chance to make a first impression!

Duration:00:21:00

How John Lee Dumas Turned His Podcast Into A Multimillion-Dollar Business

5/7/2019
Find out how EOFire host John Lee Dumas went from driving a tank in Iraq to career failure ... to building a multimillion-dollar business around his podcast EOFire. And learn how you can use the very same simple business model to build revenue around your podcast!

Duration:00:23:13

BONUS: Why I Launched This Podcast The Wrong Way

4/25/2019
Today I'll reveal why I (knowingly) launched this podcast all wrong, and why I launched it at all. I'll also how this show will serve as a guinea pig for your podcast, and give you a look ahead at future episodes.

Duration:00:10:30

How to Win Raving Fans by Making Your Listener the Star

4/12/2019
The 3 Habits of Highly Addictive Podcasts: Win Passionate Fans & Grow Your Audience - Part 3: The first two habits of highly addictive podcasts, as important as they are, can only help so much without the third crucial habit! Today we explain how to win raving fans by making your listener the star of your show. We'll explain what that means and give you the simple, powerful steps to make it happen!

Duration:00:13:27

How to Take Control of Your Listeners' Brains (in a good way)

3/27/2019
Your listeners won't mind a bit if you take control of their brains. In fact, they're asking you do it! This is the single most powerful tool you have to win more passionate fans & grow your audience. We'll give you 3 examples and a few simple action steps to start seeing results in your podcast. (Today's episode is part two in our series: 3 Habits of Highly Addictive Podcasts)

Duration:00:25:47

The 3 Habits of Highly Addictive Podcasts: Win Passionate Fans & Grow Your Audience - Part One

3/16/2019
Today we give you the first of 3 critical keys to win more passionate fans and grow your audience. It starts with one powerful principle first revealed in a book published in 1939. The world's most successful influencers in podcasting, radio and all communications have understood this principle, and have mastered this one skill. You can too! It's not complicated, and we reveal a couple of simple steps to get started.

Duration:00:18:42

Welcome into the Fast Lane! Here's ONE thing you must do before every episode you record!

3/8/2019
Welcome into the Fast Lane! Today we reveal our mission for your podcast (spoiler alert: it involves equipping you to stand out in the podcast crowd and grow your audience). And we'll tell you one thing you absolutely must do before every episode you record.

Duration:00:09:59