Let’s be honest…if I just lingered and lurked [I know, that sounds creepy.] at copyblogger.com and curated only their stuff, I’d be doing you right.
As I’ve said before, one post/article from copyblogger is the equivalent of a solid mini-course.
So today, let’s explore Tim Stoddart’s Podcast Topics Listeners Love.
Topics for those with no audience
- Focus on a teardown (a look behind-the-scenes)
- Record your stories
- Record your experiments
- Invite other experts
- Curate great content
- Partner with an established cohost
Note: Tim S. continues with ‘topics for those with an established audience’, but I don’t want to stretch the fair use privileges. Do visit the post to reap full value.
Even if you’ve tried or listened to any of the above suggestions, there is value in these reminders that register with the brain’s ‘o-yeah-that-al’ cortex.
Pat Flynn calls them ‘guides’. I’d call them text-and-relevant-audio based online courses.
Below are the links…
If you want to add value to these guides, and if you have capable software**, consider recording the screen as you cruise through your favorite content so you can conveniently replay it on your device of choice.
**Filmora, Camtasia, Snag-it, Screencast-O-Matic.. OBS Studio, Screencastify, ScreenFlow
On the weekends, he does live reviews of websites and YouTube channels submitted by visitors.
In fact, for a more detailed, informative shortcut through this model of a consistent ‘value-added’ approach, let’s take a look at his The Income Stream Clips channel .
If you haven’t tried podcasting for any number of reasons [time constraints, ‘my voice sounds geeky’, ‘I don’t have enough to say’, paralyzing fear of failure and embarrassment…okay, okay, not exactly talking it up, am I?], give this a try tomorrow.
Yes, there will most likely be a pitch to join a paid program, but Pat Flynn always shares plenty during his free sessions.
From his weekly The Smart Digest (Oct. 2): “Learn how to create a podcast that gets found and helps grow your business! In this free webinar on October 6 at 11:00 Pacific, Pat will share strategies he has used on his award-winning podcasts, the Smart Passive Income Podcast and the AskPat Podcast, as well as methods used by his hundreds of podcasting students. You’ll get advice on:
- Why to start a podcast
- How to get started
- What to do to get started