Podcast Junkies
037  Jared Easley | Understand Your Guests and Take Responsibility For Yourself

A self-published book down, a traditionally-published one on the way, a successful podcast and a massively popular podcasting conference, Starve the Doubts’ Jared Easley Interview proves he can put his mind to anything. Recorded live at the 2015 New Media Expo, Easley shares his experiences, thoughts and opinions with Podcast Junkies on topics from figuring out the wonder of diversity, to getting people to support you with no proof, and recognizing potential and giving it a voice.

Show Highlights

  • 00:18 – Harry Duran tells us what to expect from today’s interview with Jared Easley.
  • 03:58 – As a podcaster, you can learn something from anyone and everyone.
  • 05:36 – Jared discusses his experiences during his time in the Navy, and learning about life beyond Alabama.
  • 11:31 – Starve the Doubts places the guests in the forefront and really shows off their personalities and stories.
  • 12:50 – Great content is only half the battle. You need people to find you and listen.
  • 15:12 – Good advice and strong support really helped to build Podcast Movement 2014.
  • 9:08 – It’s always difficult to get people to invest in potential, but not confirmed, success.
  • 1:08 – What are the logistics with organizing speakers for an event like Podcast Movement?
  • 4:12 – Demonstrating his versatility and success, Jared Easley’s published book will be released later this year.
  • 6:50 – Give out enough good energy, and something good has to come back.
  • 9:30 – The future of podcasting is bright and full of promise.
  • 1:18 – If you’re in the Chicago area, look out for Jared at Podcast Chicago on May 23rd.


FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/37

Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Jared-Easley-Interview.mp3
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036  Ryan Williams | Find Your Podcasting Niche

Ryan Williams Interview as a podcaster takes being astute and conscious to a new level. Host of The Influencer Economy, he is used to analyzing the influence and effects of any number of things on an audience – tie this in with podcasting and you have a guy who understands the importance of establishing a relationship with a guest, sharing that relationship with your audience and learning how to show your interest.

Show Highlights

  • 01.21 – Harry Duran provides some background info on Ryan Williams of The Influencer Economy, who is today’s guest.
  • 05.12 – It takes time to figure everything out in podcasting. Start small and work your way up.
  • 12.10 – Don’t worry if it doesn’t all record perfectly. Listeners appreciate the natural approach and the work you put in to produce your podcasts.
  • 13.56 – Be careful: Your expectations might not always end up as reality.
  • 18.52 – Starting anything new takes a lot of time and energy, so be prepared.
  • 21.31 – Let your podcast develop organically and naturally.
  • 24.21 – The conversation moves to the roots of The Influencer Economy and its beginnings.
  • 30.55 – Podcasting programs aren’t for everybody, but they can be a good way to start and make connections.
  • 32.15 – Harry and Ryan discuss the strains of podcasting when you have a family.
  • 39.43 – Even negative feedback is useful – someone’s taken the time to reach out to you.
  • 46.56 – If you started over, would you keep the same podcast name?
  • 51.46 – People want to listen to conversations where the topics are interesting and the participants are at ease.
  • 57.18 – The limits of podcasting are, quite literally, endless.


FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/36

Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Ryan-Williams-Interview.mp3
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