Behind the Podcast #02: Interview with Melinda Hemmelgarn of Food Sleuth Radio

In this episode, I’m interviewing Melinda Hemmelgarn of Food Sleuth Radio. You can find Food Sleuth Radio here:

www.prx.org/series/32432-food-sleuth-radio

or on iTunes here:

itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/kopn-…id330698483?mt=2.

My comment about YouTube videos was inspired by the following:

Parsons, J. (2014, October 13). 10 Ways to Properly Grow Your YouTube Channel [Web log post]. GrowTraffic. Retrieved from: growtraffic.com/blog/2014/10/10-w…w-youtube-channel. e

“Tips and Tricks to Make a Video Go Viral”. (n.d.). SocialMouths. Retrieved from SocialMouths socialmouths.com/2014/07/23/tips-…-video-go-viral/. .

To find out more about Behind the Podcast, visit @SydneyOnAir on Twitter or boldlypodcasting.wordpress.com/.  You can also find this episode on Archive.org.

Positive Thinking for Podcasters: Three Thoughts About Stage Fright

In any kind of creative work, you’re going to run up against stage fright. Even in a medium like podcasting, where there’s no stage involved, it’ll happen, and it might actually be worse. Instead of just a single auditorium, it’s the entire world you’re going to be submitting your work to. I touched on this topic in my previous post and video, but I wanted to say a little more about it because I felt like a little more advice was warranted other than staying “stage fright happens”.   I think if I can give real advice anywhere, I can give it here. Through learning experiences with performance and public speaking in school situations, radio, and now podcasting, stage fright has become pretty familiar. And I definitely felt stage fright while I was getting Behind the Podcast off the ground, long before I ever even tried to record anything. So, with a full disclaimer that this may not work for everyone, what did I find worked for me in the process of putting together my first podcast?

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8 Things That Happen When You Decide To Do A Podcast

Hey everyone! Initially, my plan for this post was a lot smaller—after posting my first podcast, I was going to write about handling the stage fright that comes with putting your voice out there for anyone to hear. But as it turns out, there’s a lot more to putting up your first podcast than just stage fright. Furthermore, since this is the stage in my project where I need to add YouTube video into the mix, I figured why not do the same thing amazing resources like The Audacity to Podcast (2016) do, and attach my written stuff onto my audio (and in my cause, visual, as they do on Social Media Examiner (2016)) stuff? So, let’s turn to the old reliable list format to break it all down…

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Behind the Podcast #01: Interview with Scotty of the Clash of Clans Podcast

This episode features my interview with Scotty of the Clash of Clans Podcast. You can find the homepage for the Clash of Clans Podcast here:

http://clashofclanspodcast.com/

During the episode, I mention some articles about the demographics of the podcast listeners base. Check them out, they’re interesting!

Geil-Neufeld, J. (2015, November 2). Who’s Listening to Podcasts in 2015? [Web log post]. Maximize Social Business. Retrieved from: http://maximizesocialbusiness.com/whos-listening-podcasts-2015-18213/.

Locke, C. (2015, October 31). Podcasts’ Biggest Problem Isn’t Discovery, It’s Diversity. Wired. Retrieved from: http://www.wired.com/2015/08/podcast-discovery-vs-diversity/.

Morgan, J. (2016, January 12). Data confirm that podcasting in the US is a white male thing. Quartz. Retrieved from:
http://qz.com/591440/data-confirm-that-podcasting-in-the-us-is-a-white-male-thing/.

Behind the Podcast: Introduction

So what is this podcast “doing” anyway?  Let your host give you a few details.

The book referenced in this introduction is McElhearn, K., Giles, R., & Herrington, J.D. (2006).  Podcasting Pocket Guide.  Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly.