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Dec 13, 2018

NPR's much lauded RAD (Remote Audio Data) has been released to the wild, and the predicted flood of "won't someone think of the privacy!" has begun.

Rather than analyzing the merits of the current offering, I'm taking this short episode to discuss two reasons why business-savvy podcasters should love the idea of...


Dec 12, 2018

Making a great podcast episode isn't easy. But with a little intent, planning, and three key ingredients, you can be confident you're making episodes your target audience will love.

  • Character
  • Conviction
  • Conceit

But I'm probably using a different definition of those words than you are used to.

  • I'm not talking about...


Dec 11, 2018

If you think you're 100% in control of your podcast; your fooling yourself. Not unlike other digital products, every podcast is reliant on a complex chain of services -- some free, some not -- that each represent a potential fail point.

In this short episode, I run down 10 I though up in just a couple of minutes,...


Dec 10, 2018

Online video services are fracturing. Thanks to coming-entrants like Disney+, AT&T, and more, fans of well-made TV and movie content (not broadcasted or in the cinema) will no longer assume the must-watch content is on Netflix.

And this new, fractured world for video is a good thing for podcasting.

In this short...


Dec 6, 2018

Yes, podcasting has a porn problem. But by "problem", I mean that it's generally absent from the medium. And that makes it very strange compared to other digital formats 

Here are a few reasons porn never gained much of a foothold in podcasting:

  • Podcasting is audio-centric - Porn is a visual medium
  • Cultivating/sharing...