Podfest Podcast

Education Podcasts

The official podcast of the Podfest community, presented by Podfest Multimedia Expo--the largest podcasting conference for independent podcasters in the United States. Hosted by Podfest veterans, Glenn the Geek (Glenn Hebert) and Producer Jaime (Jaime Legagneur), each episode is a mini Podfest conference experience filled with lessons from past Podfest speakers (some of the BEST in the industry). These segments will be centered around Podfest's content tracks: Creation / Launch; Technology / Innovation; Audience Growth; Monetization / Marketing; YouTube / Video; and Culture / Lifestyle. Their tips and your hosts' entertaining commentary will help you learn, grow your podcast, and reach your goals. PLUS, we are celebrating YOU on this show with shoutouts and chances to win amazing prizes. Join us for some fun and learn a lot about the craft of podcasting along the way!

Location:

United States

Description:

The official podcast of the Podfest community, presented by Podfest Multimedia Expo--the largest podcasting conference for independent podcasters in the United States. Hosted by Podfest veterans, Glenn the Geek (Glenn Hebert) and Producer Jaime (Jaime Legagneur), each episode is a mini Podfest conference experience filled with lessons from past Podfest speakers (some of the BEST in the industry). These segments will be centered around Podfest's content tracks: Creation / Launch; Technology / Innovation; Audience Growth; Monetization / Marketing; YouTube / Video; and Culture / Lifestyle. Their tips and your hosts' entertaining commentary will help you learn, grow your podcast, and reach your goals. PLUS, we are celebrating YOU on this show with shoutouts and chances to win amazing prizes. Join us for some fun and learn a lot about the craft of podcasting along the way!

Twitter:

@podfestexpo

Language:

English


Episodes

30: On the Road to Podfest

1/24/2023
We are going to give you tips you can use to make Podfest 2023 your best Podfest conference EVER. And, that means Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime are sharing both tips for final preparations before you go AND tips for while you are there. We'll see you at the conference! Presented by: Podfest Multimedia Expo Hosts and Executive Producers: Glenn the Geek of Horse Radio Network and Producer Jaime of Flint Stone Media, Florida Podcast Network, and Podcasting Your Brand | Catch their past...

Duration:00:30:54

29: Reasons Your Show May Not Be Growing and Tips for Starting a Podcast, brought to you by Buzzsprout

12/25/2022
Let's keep meeting some of our Pofest 2023 speakers! Dave Jackson joins us from the School of Podcasting to share some reasons that your show may not be growing. Then, Jennifer Longworth of Bourbon Barrel Podcasting shares some tips on starting your podcast the right way. Hear these great speakers today and then meet them at the conference! Presented by: Podfest Multimedia Expo Title Sponsor: Buzzsprout Hosts and Executive Producers: Glenn the Geek of Horse Radio Network and Producer...

Duration:00:28:48

28: Mark Asquith on Podcast Marketing and Eddie Garrison on Generating Facebook Video Revenue, brought to you by Buzzsprout

12/10/2022
Let's begin meeting some of our Pofest 2023 speakers! First up for you today is Mark Asquith joining in with a preview of his talk on Podcast Marketing. Then, Eddie Garrison, Founder at Clover Media, shares some tips for generating revenue with Facebook videos. Plus, Chris Krimitsos stops by with some new updates you need to know about Podfest 2023. Welcome to the conference! Link to Sound File for Sight Impaired: Click Here Presented by: Podfest Multimedia Expo Title Sponsor:...

Duration:00:52:24

27: Your Equipment is Less Important than Your Content, How to Turn Your Podcast into a Book, and Release Frequency, brought to you by Buzzsprout

11/25/2022
In Track 1 for Creation and Launch, Elizabeth Pampalone from Marketing Minimalism talks about how your equipment is less important than the quality of your content when getting started. Then, in Track 2 for Audience Growth, Elikqitie from the Travel Gluten Free Podcast returns to help us understand how to turn our podcast into a book. And, in our Keynote Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime tap into Podcasting Basics and discuss how often should you release episodes and also whether you can...

Duration:00:34:35

26: Volunteering at Podfest, Creating a Brand Around your Podcast, and Pitching Yourself as a Guest, brought to you by Buzzsprout

11/10/2022
Valerie Hail of the Wealth Yoga Wine podcast joins us again! She's contributing our tip for Track 1, which will really help your podcast grow: the benefits of volunteering at Podfest. Then for Track 2 on Monetization and Marketing, our friends at Buzzsprout did a great video on creating a brand around your podcast, which we'll share with you today--and there's a reason we are highlighting their YouTube channel, in particular. And, for our Key Note today, Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime are...

Duration:00:36:39

25: Choosing Your Guests Wisely, Repurposing Content, and Building a Facebook Group for Your Podcast, brought to you by Buzzsprout

10/25/2022
First, Chris Krimitsos stops by for an update on his Podfest MeetUp Tour. Then, for Track 1, Marc Guberti of the Breakthrough Success Podcast throws us some Podcasting Basics by talking about the importance of choosing your guests wisely. On Track 2, Elikqitie from the Travel Gluten Free Podcast follows with tips on repurposing your content. And, for today's Key Note, Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime will talk about building a Facebook group for your podcast and discover the four horseman...

Duration:00:40:42

24: Our Anniversary Episode on Getting to Your Point, Purpose Versus Fame, and a Special Guest with a Huge Announcement, brought to you by Buzzsprout

10/10/2022
In our first track today, Jon Gay of JAG in Detroit talks about how getting to the point right away will help your Audience Growth. Then, David Pasqualone chimes in on Podcasting Basics for Track 2, talking about how aiming for fame can hit the target of podfade, instead. And, Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime then have a very special secret guest for Track 3's Key Note. And, he's coming in hot with a HUGE announcement! Plus, we celebrate TWO very special birthdays. Welcome to the...

Duration:00:49:18

23: Reducing Editing Time, Maximizing SEO for Your Podcast, and Evolving Along with Your Audience, brought to you by Buzzsprout

9/25/2022
On Track 1, Ina Coveney of the The Global Phenomenon Podcast tells us her trick for reducing editing time... and it's BRILLIANT!! Then, on Track 2, we turn towards Marketing and Monetization with Elikqitie from the Travel Gluten Free Podcast, who shares tips on how to improve your podcast's SEO. Then, for our Track 3 Key Note, Glenn the Geek refocuses us on Audience Growth by sharing the results of a poll he did of his Horse Radio Network listeners; and, the results remind us that our shows...

Duration:00:28:31

22: How to Get Ideas for Your Episodes, Creating Courses to Monetize, and Glenn's Recent Notes and Takeaways, brought to you by Buzzsprout

9/10/2022
Chris Krimitsos gives us an update on Podfest 2023. Then, for Track 1, Terry Brock from Stark Raving Entrepreneurs brings us some Podcasting Basics, talking to us about how to get ideas for your show. For Track 2, Julie Hood from the Course Creators HQ Podcast shares her thoughts on creating courses to monetize. And, for our Track 3 Key Note, Glenn had the opportunity to help out at the Podfest booth at Podcast Movement. And, while he was there, he also sat in on some sessions. So, he will...

Duration:00:41:18

21: Jason Hill from Owwll, Guests Who Align with Your Business, Not Overdoing It, and Kick-Starting Your Podcast, brought to you by Buzzsprout

8/25/2022
Producer Jaime's OTHER co-host--Jason Hill from the Owwll Podcast--is substituting for Glenn the Geek today. Marc Guberti shares a tip that really cuts to the core of the power of podcasting in terms of building your brand: Interviewing Guests Who Align with Your Business. So, he'll be sharing that tip as our Track 1 for Monetization & Marketing. Then, on Track 2 for Podcasting Basics, Valerie Hail shares a simple lesson that's great to keep in mind for our next Podfest conferences, which...

Duration:00:34:26

20: What Turns Off New Listeners, brought to you by Buzzsprout

8/10/2022
Glenn recently asked a critically-important question of his own dedicated community of Horse Radio Network listeners: When you are trying a new show for the first time, what turns you off? So, today, we are doing things a bit differently. Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime are going to review and discuss his audience's answers, because they didn't hold back! And, their feedback can really help you to grow YOUR audience, too. Welcome to the conference! Presented by: Podfest Multimedia...

Duration:00:37:21

19: Professional Sponsor Ads for Audience Growth, Hydration is Fundamental, and Repurposing Your Content, brought to you by Buzzsprout

7/25/2022
First on Track 1 today, Mark Maynor of Podcast Production Music shares a tip that crosses both monetization AND marketing. Then, on Track 2, Mobile Home Gurl Rachel Hernandez shares a podcasting tip that truly couldn't bring things more back to basic and fundamental. And, for our Key Note today on Track 3, Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime wanted to speak about repurposing content, because it can really help grow your audience. So, we will talk about how and why to repurpose YOUR content......

Duration:00:33:08

18: Monetization Through Community, Audience Engagement, and Previsualizing Your Productions, brought to you by Buzzsprout

7/10/2022
For Track 1, Deb Schell of The Community Strategy Podcast drops us some tips on Monetization through building community. On Track 2 for Audience Growth, Allen C. Paul of Gods and Gigs reminds us all of how important it is to engage your audience AFTER you've put in all the work to prepare and release an episode. Glenn is out of the studio traveling today. So, Producer Jaime is joined by a special guest co-host: long-time friend of Podfest Multimedia Expo, Niel Guilarte of Wildstyle Media!!...

Duration:00:32:26

17: Consistency Versus Flexibility, Episode Structure, Optimizing Remote Recording Quality, brought to you by Buzzsprout

6/25/2022
On Track 1 of today's episode, Shawn Yesner of the Crushing Debt Podcast will give you a solid understanding of how to be both consistent AND flexible in presenting your podcast, and how that balance can contribute to your Audience Growth. Then, for Track 2, we have one of this year's Pecha Kucha speakers, Valerie Hail, sharing advice on structuring your episodes... And, for our Key Note, Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime are FINALLY going to make good on their promise from Episode 12 and...

Duration:00:30:35

16: Tips on Being a Guest, Listener Surveys, and Working with a Co-host, brought to you by Buzzsprout

6/10/2022
On today's episode, Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime are catching up post-Podfest 2022!! Then, on Track 1, Genesis Amaris Kemp covers some Podcasting Basics for us with a tip on the best way to be a guest AND how to support your guests. And, on Track 2 for Audience Growth, Maya Chupkov of Proud Stutter provides a tip on listener surveys. Finally, for our Key Note on Track 3, Glenn and Jaime share with you the tips they presented at Podfest: Ten Tips for Working with a Co-host. Welcome to...

Duration:00:38:31

15: Walk Down Memory Lane on Your Way to Podfest 2022, brought to you by Buzzsprout

5/25/2022
Take a walk down memory lane with us on today's special episode! These longtime Podfest attendees submitted their favorite memories to get you jazzed up for Podfest 2022: Lee Silverstein, Ellen Ferranti, James Van Prooyen, Niel Guilarte, Elsie Escobar, Scott Johnson, Izzy Jay, Nick Snapp, Ariel Smith, and Paul Desmond Adams. Plus, Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime give you a reminder of their presentation schedules, so you can be sure to mark your agendas, haha! Enjoy these wonderful...

Duration:00:50:19

14: Liz Covart of Ben Franklin's World Hits 10 MILLION Downloads, Plus 10 Secrets to a Successful Podfest, brought to you by Buzzsprout

5/10/2022
Podfest is less than a month away! O... M... G!!! On this special episode, we have one of the ORIGINAL Podfesters, Liz Covart, joining in as our Legend in Podcasting guest. As the host of Ben Franklin's World, she shares her passion for the craft of podcasting from a historian's perspective, digs into the depth of her content prep and process, and gives advice on how to stay sustainable--even when burnt out. After reaching 10 MILLION downloads, Liz is here to share the secrets to her...

Duration:00:38:43

13: Chris Krimitsos on the Podfest Parties, The New Entertainment Track with Jeff Dwoskin, and a Grab Bag of Tips for Getting Started, brought to you by Buzzsprout

4/25/2022
Chris Krimitsos joins in for the big reveal on the Podfest parties! Then, in Track 1, Glenn and Jaime will be joined by Jeff Dwoskin to hear all about something BRAND SPANKING NEW: the Podfest Entertainment Track! And, in Track 2, Rosie from the Life 100 Podcast helps us pay homage to one of our FAVORITE pieces of podcasting advice. And, in the Keynote, we discuss some of the answers people posted to the question: "What's the ONE thing you wish you knew before you started podcasting?"...

Duration:00:41:24

12: Women in Podcasting, Leaning Into Being Yourself, and Optimizing Mobile Recording Quality, brought to you by Buzzsprout

4/10/2022
On today's episode, we are joined by Jennifer Henczel, host of the Women in Podcasting Show, to review The Women in Podcasting track at Podfest. Then, on Track 2, Colleen Gallagher of "The Colleen Gallagher Podcast" brings us back to Podcasting Basics with a tip on being yourself. Then, Glenn and I talk Technology for our Track 3 Key Note, discussing optimizing the sound quality from your mobile recording sessions. Welcome to the conference! Presented by: Podfest Multimedia Expo Title...

Duration:00:33:58

11: Behind the Apple Curtain, 3 Guest Discovery Hacks, and Changing Your Podcast, brought to you by Buzzsprout

3/25/2022
On today's episode, our first two tracks cover some essential Podcasting Basics. On Track 1, we'll hear from Mark Savant of the "After Hours Entrepreneur" talking about the importance of not trying to do podcasting on your own. And, for Track 2, Meredith Edwards from "Meredith for Real: the Curious Introvert" shares her secrets for success in getting guests and being a guest. And, for Track 3, Glenn and I discuss changing your podcast after you start: the frequency, the length, the...

Duration:00:40:46