231. Daniel J. Lewis on Creating a Podcast Your Listeners Will Love

231. Daniel J. Lewis on Creating a Podcast Your Listeners Will Love

Do you want more podcast listeners? Today, there are over 1.5 million approved podcasts on Apple Podcasts.  However scary that statistic may sound, it shouldn’t stop you from getting your voice out there. It’s all about creating valuable content that your listeners will love- no matter what tech you decide to use!

Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast,

where each week, I, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast, build an audience, and how to keep them hungry for more.

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

Daniel J Lewis loves helping podcasters.

Given the chance, I would put Daniel on the Mount Rushmore of podcasters in a heartbeat. Largely because he is one of the biggest authorities and influencers in the podcasting industry. Daniel is an award-winning podcaster who provides useful tools for fellow podcasters. Whether you’re a wannabe podcaster wanting to take the plunge into podcasting, or a seasoned pro looking to improve your shows, he’s got something for everyone.

Not only is he the host of multiple podcasts such as the award-winning The Audacity Podcast,  but he’s the founder of My Podcast Reviews™. Besides saving you time, this service allows you to know, engage, and grow your audience by seeing all of your global listener data, podcast ratings, and reviews.

Throughout my whole podcasting career, I’ve been using this piece of software and boy is it a game-changer!

Daniel also designs websites and offers one-on-one consulting. He also takes to the stage to speak about technology, social media, and theology.

In this episode, Daniel and I talk about the stats and trends that he’s noticing in the podcast world. Daniel also imparts two pieces of sterling podcasting wisdom that will help you create a valuable show that gets listeners on your side. This episode is crammed full of useful information. So if you want to optimize your show while keeping your listeners connected, this one’s for you.

Other Topics In This Episode:Quote: Don’t wait to be perfect. You need to start your podcast
  • Should you really start a podcast?
  • Why ‘My Podcast Reviews’ is so awesome
  • Which podcast company needs to be held accountable
  • Why you shouldn’t wait to be perfect
  • How to create the perfect podcast plan
  • Why COVID created a podcasting “flash in the pan”
  • The biggest mistakes you should avoid
  • How the acronym PROFIT fits into podcasting
  • Why podcasting is literally the best thing ever
  • How you can change your podcast’s format, without losing your credibility
Links & Resources:


The Audacity Podcast 

My Podcast Reviews™

Podcaster’s Society

The Podcaster’s Round Table

Learn how to use the Zoom H6 – Video Course

Daniel’s Twitter @theDanielJLewis

Alex Blumberg- The Startup Podcast

Dave Jackson’s LinkedIn

Mark Asquith’s Website

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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