Lessons for Podcasting Success From Lawyer Turned Star Podcaster, Clarissa Rayward

Lawyer turned podcaster, Clarissa Rayward, has really shaken up industry thinking and helped many of her fellow lawyers live a healthier, happier and more balanced life with her podcast, Happy Lawyer Happy Life. Clarissa’s story just goes to prove that there are unconventional business opportunities even in the most staid and traditional of industries, and podcasting can be a great …

How to Use the Power of Listener Engagement

It seems we’ve re-entered into the age of audio. Unlike scheduled radio of yesteryear, the new audio model aligns perfectly with our 21st Century habits – easily accessible, instant, intimate and totally engaging.  “It’s becoming viral. Everyone wants to and can start a podcast,” says Audioboom’s fan engagement specialist Blair Hughes, on a recent episode of Should I Start A …

10 Proven Ways to Monetise Your Podcast

If there’s anyone who knows a thing or two about turning content into dollars, it’s Nathan Chan, the founder and CEO of Foundr magazine. What began as a humble digital magazine is now a content empire spanning podcasts, blogs, email newsletters, ebooks, courses, social media groups and more. At the We Are Podcast 2017 conference, Nathan shared 10 successful ways …

How to Get Great Guests for Your Podcast

Obviously, getting top-class guests is essential for a successful podcast, but it can also be one of the biggest challenges for any podcaster. As host of the hugely popular podcast, The Solopreneur Hour, Michael O’Neal knows the challenges and, as the guest list on his own podcast will testify, knows how to find and entice the guests you most want …

Position Yourself as an In-Demand Expert for Greater Opportunities

Building a reputation as an expert in your field is a great way of leveraging what you’re already doing to get more opportunities for your business.  Digital marketing expert and author, Louisa Dahl, knows this in spades. Through her career and as founder of the digital marketing events and training company, Interactive Minds, she has analyzed the traits and strategies …

The 3 Things You Need for Podcast Monetisation and Growth

Running a podcast is one thing, but making it profitable? That’s what we all dream of.  Kate Erickson, one-half of the Entrepreneurs on Fire podcast, had just quit her job when she was looking for a career that was both fulfilling and profitable. While there were plenty of steps along the way, before long she was working alongside John Lee …

Jordan Harbinger on Networking for People Who Hate Networking

Most well-adjusted people hate networking. We hate starting inane conversation in order to give someone a business card that they will inevitably chuck in the trash. We hate going to conferences and awkwardly crowding around circular coffee tables and pretend that we’re interested in other people.  Here’s the bad news: whether you hate it or not, networking is totally necessary.  …

John Lee Dumas on How to Podcast With a Purpose

John Lee Dumas is the host of Entrepreneurs on Fire, a highly-successful podcast that (every day!) interviews successful entrepreneurs around the world.  Turning his dream of podcasting into a lucrative reality came down to a few key factors, John said at his We Are Podcast 2017 talk. Keep reading to get some of John’s top tips for making your podcast …

How to Win Friends and Get Them to Listen to Your Podcast

Podcasting — much like any other form of media — is all about persuasion. You’ve got to attract your potential viewers, get them to listen to an hour-long show without turning it off for something more interesting and then keep them coming back for more. It’s not an easy feat. But we have a few key principals — courtesy of …

Glen Carlson: Unearthing Our Best Traits

Dent Global Co-founder Glen Carlson subscribes to a concept called proximity bias. The crux of proximity bias is that we — as entrepreneurs, thinkers or anyone else — devalue our own thoughts because we spend too much time right next to them. Think about that for a moment. I can say with almost 100% certainty that there are things that …