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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!

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

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

10: Fighting Podfade, Facing Podcasting Fears, and Forbe's Four Podcast Predictions for 2022, brought to you by Buzzsprout

3/10/2022
We are going to begin meeting some of the voices of the faces you are SURE to see at this year's Podfest, coming up in May! Glenn is out of the studio today. So, Producer Jaime is joined by a special guest co-host--long-time friend of Podfest Multimedia Expo, Niel Guilarte of Wildstyle Media!! On our first track, Zack Demopoulos of the Raising Rents Podcast and leader of Podfest's Healthcare Con covers a Podcasting Basic--fighting podfade. Then, in Track 2, we continue supporting the...

Duration:00:33:35

9: Chris Krimitsos Joins, Spotify's Latest News, Picked Cherries and Shareability, Recording Environments, and Ad Prices, brought to you by Buzzsprout

2/25/2022
On our first track this week, Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime are joined by Stu Goffman from a brand new podcast app called Picked Cherries to discuss how their helping us all with Audience Growth by increasing the discoverability and shareability of our podcasts.. Then, we are bringing things back to Podcasting Basics in our second track, as Joel Lounds from Shady Side Media and Florida Man News provides some great ways to tweak your recording environment for better sound. And, our third...

Duration:00:55:33

8: Brand Consistency, Top 3 Transcription Services for Podcasters, and the Technical Basics of Launching a Show, brought to you by Buzzsprout

2/10/2022
We're back!! And, our guest speaker this week, Robyn M. Sayles of Launching Your Success, gives us a lesson on brand consistency for Track 1 on Monetization and Marketing. Then, on Track 2 for Technology and Innovation, our Title Sponsor, Buzzsprout, shares the top 3 transcription services for podcasters. And, our third track is a key note brought to you by your hosts! As a Creation & Launch track, Jaime and Glenn will run down the technical basics of launching a show. Plus, we'll share our...

Duration:00:42:12

7: Promoting Your Podcast, Avoiding Podfade in 2022, and Interviewing Authors, brought to you by Buzzsprout

1/10/2022
We get an update on May's Podfest from Founder, Chris Krimitsos. Bruce Wawrzyniak, host of Now Hear this Entertainment and Catholic Sports Radio, shares a few ways to help promote your podcast for our first track on Audience Growth. And, we're adding Podcasting Basics in as a new type of converence track for you, and you'll get a double-dose today. Our friends over at Buzzsprout share tips for avoiding podfade in 2022. And, our third track is a key note on interviewing authors brought to you...

Duration:00:52:15

6: Writing a Book to Grow Your Audience, Marketing with Instagram Stories, and Show Art the Right Way, brought to you by Buzzsprout

12/25/2021
Happy Holidays!! On our first track this week, Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime are joined by Joe Saul-Sehy from Stacking Benjamins who reveals how writing a book can really help with Audience Growth. Then, on Track 2 for Marketing and Monetization, our Title Sponsor, Buzzsprout, shares 7 ways to grow your podcast with Instagram stories. And, our third track is a key note brought to you by your hosts! As a Creation & Launch track, Jaime and Glenn will discuss creating your show art the...

Duration:00:42:08

5: Transitioning from One Podcast to Another, Finding a New Gap to Fill, and the What and the How of Audiograms, brought to you by Buzzsprout

12/10/2021
Katie Krimitsos of the Women's Meditation Network joins Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime for an interesting spin on Creation and Launch for our first track, discussing the decision TO and the process OF transitioning from one podcast to another. Then, she hangs around for our second track and a chat on Audience Growth. Katie shares her experience with finding an untapped audience to serve. And, our third track is brought to you by our hosts! Producer Jaime schools Glenn on audiograms--what...

Duration:00:47:02

4: Your Podcast as a Positioning Piece, How to Survive and Thrive, and Asking for Listener Support, brought to you by Buzzsprout

11/25/2021
This week, Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime share our final LIVE recording from Podfest Origins in Tampa! Ariel Smith of The Food Truck Scholar takes us down a track on Audience Growth, sharing how she's used her podcast as a positioning piece. Then, on Track 2, Alex Sanfilippo of Podmatch.com and PodcastSOP.com talks about surviving and thriving during your first year or NEXT year as a podcaster. And, our third track is a key note brought to you by our Title Sponsor, Buzzsprout! To help...

Duration:00:40:56

3: Live from Podfest Origins: 3 Building Community, Cultural Microniches, and Using Conferences to Your Advantage, brought to you by Buzzsprout

11/10/2021
This week, we recorded LIVE and in-person at Podfest Origins in Tampa, FL! Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime begin with Mike Wiston and Joe Rubin of Mowpod, who take us down our first track on Audience Growth, sharing how they've built a solid community around their podcast, Friday Night Karaoke. Then, on Track 2, we dip into Culture & Lifestyle with LaGina Harris of LaRae Infinity: Let's Talk. She chats with us about the growth of cultural microniches. And, our third track is brought to you...

Duration:00:42:20

2: 3 Tips to a Great Interview, 2 Tweaks for a Successful Guest Experience, and 5 Keys to Long-Term Success, brought to you by Buzzsprout

10/25/2021
Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime begin with Lee Silverstein taking us down our first track, as he shares three tips to a great interview--a pretty key component for many podcasters! Then, Helena Harris helps you make your guest's EXPERIENCE even MORE successful with two amazing extra tweaks. And, our third track is brought to you by our hosts, who discuss five keys to long term success as a podcaster--tips pulled from their combined experience of over 20 years in the industry. Plus, we'll...

Duration:00:41:56

1: What to Podcast About, Three Ways to Make Money, and Measuring Subscribers, brought to you by Buzzsprout

10/10/2021
It's the INAUGURAL episode of the Podfest Podcast, and Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime are excited to get you on this train down a fast track to podcast success, while celebrating our Podfest Multimedia Expo community along the way. We start with our first track on Creation & Launch from Heneka Watkis-Porter, as she helps you uncover what you should podcast about--a great place to start! Then, Coach Chris Hines takes us for our first ride on the Monetization & Marketing track, sharing...

Duration:00:42:03

Episode 0: Announcing the First Official Podfest Podcast

10/2/2021
Welcome to the official podcast of the Podfest community, presented by Podfest Multimedia Expo--the largest podcasting conference for independent podcasters in the United States! Podfest Founder, Chris Krimitsos, makes the big annoucement and introduces the new hosts, Glenn the Geek of the Horse Radio Network and Jaime Legagneur of Flint Stone Media. This trailer gives you the flavor of the new Podfest Podcast and how it truly will be community-driven. Each episode is a mini Podfest...

Duration:00:12:14