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051 - Be Vulnerable

In this episode, Zach talks about how being open and honest helps people find you relatable. Often the things we are insecure or embarrassed about are things that everyone worries about. If you come across as someone who is relatable people are more likely to want to listen to what you have to say. Get your free gift now at


050 - Pay At Least A Little Attention To Your Data

In this episode, Zach *slightly* backtracks on an old omen having to do with paying way too much to your podcast downloads and recommends trying a new trick when it comes to your data. It's a good way to use the data to your advantage for future episodes of your show. Check out this quick, but effective episode for a quick podcast (or radio show) hack. Get your free gift now at


The Foolproof Way To Always Keep In Touch With Your Followers

In this episode, Zach takes a recent national news story and relates it to the platforms we use ourselves to relay our content to the people that follow us. Podcasts are a pretty safe way to get your message out to your audience, no matter what the content may be. But, if you are using other platforms, that may not always be the case. Zach outlines the ways in which you can always be ready for when a platform makes a change that could cripple how you get your content out there. Get your...


048 - Just DOCUMENT

In this episode, Zach goes through a dead-simple way to create content for your show--just documenting what you love to do. Sometimes we get so caught up in throwing out our own opinions and advice on things, which is totally fine. But, so many listeners are interested in not just what you are doing, but HOW you are doing it. This episode describes how just documenting what you are doing and turning it into content might work for you. Get your free gift now at


047 - How To Increase Listener Loyalty In ONE Step

In this episode, Zach talks about how a show host can build a relationship with their audience by being open about themselves. He explains how telling your listeners a bit about your own personal experiences makes you more relatable to them. If you are not the most entertaining or informative show host, creating a personal connection with the audience is a good way to get people to listen. Get your free gift now at


046 - How To Overcome Burnout

Todays epiosde is about an idea Zach and a friend had for a new podcast about accountability. Zach talks about his recent weight loss journey and the difficulties that can often come with long-term goals. He reminds listeners that the small, continuous step are what lead to bigger goals in the future. Get your free gift now at


045 - How To Have A Remote Guest Co-Host When Podcasting From Your Phone

In today's episode, Zach talks about making a quality podcast using limited resources. Zach explains how you record a podcast with a co-host or guest who is in another location using the 'Ringr' app. You can test the app for yourself by using the promo code Get your free gift now at


044 - How To Not Get Stale

In this episode, Zach discusses how podcasters can get too comfortable with the formats of their shows and how this can become boring for listeners. Zach also talks about how to grow while also staying on brand. If you're not happy with your results, its 'insanity' to think the same continued approach will produce better ones. Get your free gift now at


043 - Your Disinterest In A Topic Can Be Great Content

In this episode, Zach talks about how all the effort that goes into podcasting may eventually lead you to feel bored and a bit stagnant. He also talks about discussing topics that you may not be that interested in, but may be popular and or time-sensitive subjects. Zach goes on to explain how by presenting the topic with a good energy and your own take on it you can create interesting content. Get your free gift now at


042 - How Important Is Podcast Episode Title

In this episode, Zach talks about the importance of the podcast name and episode titles and how keywords can help drive traffic to your podcast. Zach explains how coming up with niche titles can increase the chances of your podcast appearing in internet search engines. By crafting episode titles that read similar to the way you would type in a Google search, you increase the likelihood that people will discover your podcast when they Google something similar. Get your free gift now at...


041 - How Podcasters Can Get On The Radio

In this episode, Zach talks about taking your podcast and using it to transition into a career in radio. Zach explains how by first providing the value of the podcast you set your self up to hopefully see money in the future. This can allow you to have your podcast and also offer segments or edited episodes to local radio stations. Get your free gift now at


040 - Perhaps The ONLY Way To Make Money BEFORE You Actually Podcast

Today's episode focuses on trying to immediately make your podcast profitable. Zach discusses the idea of finding a sponsorship for your podcast prior to staring and then gearing your episodes towards that specific market. However, Zach explains that if the hosts' main passion is money rather than the actual podcasting, it can result in a subpar product. Get your free gift now at


039 - Prepare Less Questions For Your Guest, NOT More

In today's episode, Zach discusses some interviewing techniques for show hosts. He talks about how having too many questions prepared for an interview can begin to make all of your interviews sound the same. Zach suggests having a few questions prepared and using your guests' responses to these questions as prompts for you to ask more follow-up questions. Get your free gift now at


038 - How To Instantly Become A Better Storyteller

In todays episode, Zach explains how being able to tell a compelling story can help make you a better podcaster or radio host. Zach talks about how a good story generally contains a setup, a problem and a resolution. He also discusses some storytelling tips he learned through Tracy Johnson at Get your free gift now at


037 - RANT TIME! Personality Matters

Zach talks about a listener who asked for a critique of the podcast he has recently started and offers advice to others who may be thinking of getting into podcasting themselves. Often people who think they want to start a podcast are hesitant to actually start it because of any number of worries. Zach addresses some of the reasons people won't go through with starting their podcast and why taking the first step and just doing it, is so important. Get your free gift now at...


036 - Turn Your Show Into A Live Show

In this episode Zach discusses the idea of live streaming your show while watching a live event, be it a sports game, political event or television show. With the rise in popularity of live streams on Facebook, Instagram and Twitch, the 'second screen experience' is a way for the people to watch their favorite mediums while also engaging with others. Instead of doing a recap of the next Game Of Thrones episode, why not broadcast live while it's happening instead? Get your free gift now at...


035 - Embrace The Hate

In this episode, Zach talks about how your biggest 'haters' can be converted into some of your biggest fans. If you are putting yourself in the public eye you can expect to receive at least some negative attention. It is only natural that if you have an opinion there are going to be people who disagree with you. If your content is engaging, these 'haters' may still disagree with you but they might also enjoy hearing what it is you have to say. Get your free gift now at


034 - The #1 Analytic To Measure When Just Starting A Podcast

In this episode, Zach discusses a Medium article by Benjamin Hardy, about the importance of recognizing how far you've come. Although it may feel like you are still a long way from reaching your final goals, it's important to take time to appreciate the progress you have made so far. Setting smaller goals helps you stay focused and these smaller improvements give you confidence in yourself and help you stay motivated. Although you may seem far from your final destination it's important to...


033 - Most Show Hosts Are Missing One Massive Opportunity

In this episode, Zach discusses the importance of making your listeners feel appreciated by giving them some bonus content they weren't expecting. A good way to show your listeners that they're important to you is to reward listener loyalty with something that isn't necessarily available to just anyone. Why not try a recap episode, or answer some questions you didn't have time for on another show, or even save a snippet of a future episode just for those dedicated listeners? Get your free...


032 - Eliminate The Technobabble (plus FREE BOOK offer)

In this episode, Zach will be sharing something he learned from Russell Brunson. He is in the middle of reading Experts Secrets written by Russell Brunson which is more about building a Tribe. One of the things that really stuck out to Zach while reading the book is Getting Rid Of The Technobabble. A lot of you are doing Niche Podcasting and one of the downfalls of that is that you assume that everybody knows the Niche Specific Lingo you are referring to. Zach says if your Niche is that...