Podcast Junkies
057 The Real Brian | On The Path To Profit From Podcasting

The Real Brian is the host of several podcasts such as Profitcast, Arrow Squad, the Audio Books podcast, and the Podcasters Paradise podcast. Brian talks on why he got into radio initially, his love for playing and creating music, and some key lessons he learned since he started Profitcast. Brian says that busy people often fail at podcasting. It’s the people who schedule and respect their time that end up producing consistent podcasts no matter what.

Show Highlights

  • 04:45 – Brian talks about Dragon Con
  • 09:00 – How did Brian get more things done in less time?
  • 11:30 – If you’re busy, your podcast will fail.
  • 13:50 – How did Brian get into radio?
  • 22:10 – In highschool, Brian was an introvert.
  • 24:20 – Brian talks about bullying.
  • 29:15 – Brian started playing piano at 6 and talks about his love for music.
  • 39:45 – Take two hours a month to work on your passion. It can go a long way.
  • 42:00 – Brian talks about the problem with record labels.
  • 46:40 – What were some ‘ah-ha’ moments with Brian’s podcast?
  • 57:10 – You never know what’s going to come from relationships you’ve built.
  • 01:01 – What are Brian’s podcasts?
  • 01:06 – Brian loves the Podcast Junkies shirt.


FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/57



Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-The-Real-Brian-Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:14am EST

056  Jason Cabassi | Looking At Competition From An Abundance Mindset

Jason Cabassi is the creator and host of the Walking Dead Cast. I sit down with him to talk about why he decided to start the show and what his plans are after the show ends. The episode almost turned into a movie podcast, because we both have a strong love for zombie movies and current TV series out right now like Game of Thrones. Hope you guys enjoy.

Show Highlights

  • 08:15 – Within the first 15-20 episodes of the Walking Dead Cast, Jason had a lot of the actors on.
  • 10:20 – Since I live in LA, I recognize a lot of the scenes on the show.
  • 14:35 – How does Walking Dead get their zombie extras?
  • 19:10 – Jason and I talk Game of Thrones.
  • 21:00 – We talk about the latest TV series out right now. Jason loves Fargo.
  • 26:35 – Jason’s first show sounded incredibly professional and high quality.
  • 34:30 – Jason talks on starting his own podcast network.
  • 39:00 – I love the foreign movie Old Boy.
  • 44:55 – We talk about amazing zombie movies like Dawn of the Dead and 28 Days Later.
  • 50:35 – When did Jason start attending conferences for his podcast?
  • 57:00 – Jason is a big fan of comics.
  • 01:04:45 – Jason talks about living in Santa Barbara.
  • 01:07:25 – How does Jason plan the Walking Dead Cast?
  • 01:18:25 – What kind of podcasts is Jason listening to right now?
  • 01:21:00 – Most misunderstood thing about Jason?


FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/56



Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Jason-Cabassi-Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:16pm EST

055 Nick Seuberling | Turning Your Passion Into New Opportunities

Nick Seuberling is the founder of SPNT.TV and the Executive Producer for the Inside the Jungle podcast, a sports podcast about the Cincinnati Bengals. Nick is also the co-host for the Podcasters’ Group Therapy podcast, a support group for podcasters. Nick started his sports podcast in 2010, but he’s always had a passion for talk radio and sports ever since he was a kid. Nick and I talk on how he got started, his success with Patreon, and how his super fans keep him going.

Show Highlights

  • 08:55 – Nick just celebrated his 5 year anniversary for his podcast.
  • 10:55 – Why is meeting the fans important?
  • 13:15 – Having a small, but dedicated super fan base is just awesome.
  • 15:45 – Was Nick always a fan of talk radio?
  • 16:40 – Nick launched his first podcast in 2005 and it was recorded by cellphone.
  • 20:15 – It’s better to niche down and narrow your focus when it comes to podcasting.
  • 21:30 – How does Nick manage 3-4 co-hosts?
  • 23:00 – What was Nick’s first sports memory?
  • 29:35 – How did Podcasters’ Group Therapy get started?
  • 33:25 – How does Blab help podcast shows?
  • 39:40 – Engagement is key to podcast growth.
  • 42:45 – What’s Nick’s success towards Patreon?
  • 45:55 – What other ways does Nick monetize his podcast?
  • 49:05 – Remember, it doesn’t hurt to ask.
  • 52:50 – Nick talks about the other Bengals’ podcast.
  • 59:00 – What was Nick like as a kid?
  • 01:02 – What has sports taught Nick? Always give it your best, always give it your all.
  • 01:04 – Who inspires/mentors Nick?
  • 01:06 – It took Nick 12 years to get his first radio gig.
  • 01:11 – What’s gotten Nick excited in the next year?
  • 01:14 – Look out for International Podcast Day on Sept 30th.


FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/55


Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Nick-Seuberling-Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:58am EST

054 Helen Zaltzman | Telling Stories, One Word At A Time

Helen Zaltzman has been podcasting for 9 years and surprisingly enough, says she still feels like a novice. She co-hosted her first podcast with Olly Mann called Answer Me This! and followed it up with the very popular, The Allusionist. That second podcast is a language and etymology show that is part of Roman Mars’s Radiotopia network. Helen talks about her love for Boggle, how she got started in comedy, and much more. Listen for the guest appearance by Martin.

Show Highlights

  • 05:30 – Helen and I talk about the internet marketing world.
  • 10:05 – Helen talks Boggle
  • 14:25 – Despite podcasting for 9 years, Helen still feels like a novice.
  • 19:50 – When did Helen realize that the Answer Me This! podcast was no longer a hobby?
  • 22:55 – Do the more experienced BBC broadcasters look down on new podcasters?
  • 27:10 – I’m dying to start a ride-sharing podcast.
  • 30:00 – We get a guest “appearance” from Helen’s husband, Martin.
  • 30:40 – The Allusionist started in January 2015.
  • 32:10 – Helen talks about Roman Mars.
  • 35:30 – Where did the idea of The Allusionist come from?
  • 40:25 – Helen believes people put too much energy in their first podcast.
  • 43:15 – Helen doesn’t want to listen to other language shows, because she doesn’t want to accidentally plagiarize other’s work.
  • 50:40 – Helen likes editing her own show.
  • 52:10 – How do you start writing comedy?
  • 53:20 – Helen talks on how she got into comedy.
  • 59:50 – Helen tried to teach Latin to a 13-year-old.
  • 01:06:25 – What happened to Spoken.am?
  • 01:11:00 – What would Helen do if she wasn’t podcasting?
  • 01:13:55 – What are the biggest challenges for growing The Allusionist?
  • 01:17:10 – Who inspires Helen?
  • 01:20:10 – You can follow Helen on Twitter.


FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/54


Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Helen-Zaltzman-Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:28am EST