184. James Tuckerman on Overcoming Your Fears So You Can Release Your New Podcast, Fast

Starting your very first podcast can bring up a whirlwind of anxiety. From worrying about what equipment to use to fearing how your content will be received, the list of concerns goes on and on. But there are some easy hacks to get you on track so you can hit your launch date with ease.

This week’s episode of Should I Start a Podcast gets right to the heart of why you should just hit record and go. We have on hand one of Australia’s top digital publishers, James Tuckerman, with the keynote speech he gave at We Are Podcast, 2016.

If you’re thinking about starting a podcast or simply finding a better way to get your message out to your audience, then this is the podcast for you.

James is an entrepreneur who has a penchant for public speaking, podcasting, business consultation and coaching. 

James has been crowned one of Australia’s most accomplished digital publishers and is best known for starting

Anthill Magazine when he was a mere 26 years old and working out of his parent’s spare room. 

In 2004 and 2005, he was named Best Small Publisher in Australia by the ABA (now Publishers Australia).

As a passion project, James created Not So Freaky University, the safe space to debunk and simplify the sometimes confusing world of business. 

He is also a seasoned podcaster, with his show The Not-So-Freaky Business podcast, which is aimed at business owners who want to get the most out of their business. 

Unfortunately, it is no longer in production, but still holds a lot of value for any freaked out entrepreneurs out there.

James’ talk covers:

  • Best time-saving hacks 
  • Why you shouldn’t do everything yourself
  • Exploring the biggest challenges facing newbie podcasters
  • How to get your podcast launched, fast!
  • Why you shouldn’t worry about bad content
  • How sharing your worries can get you on track
  • Why equipment shouldn’t be your primary concern


James Tuckerman – LinkedIn
Anthill Magazine
Not-So-Freaky University

Author: Ronsley Vaz

Ronsley is the founder & chief day dreamer at AMPLIFY. He is an author, speaker & serial entrepreneur.

He has a Masters’ degree in Software Engineering and an MBA in Psychology and Leadership. He is known as the creator of We Are Podcast – the first Podcasting Conference in the Southern Hemisphere, and the host of The Bond Appetit Podcast and Should I Start a Podcast. He has an audience of over 3 million in 133 countries.

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