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The official podcast of the Podfest community, presented by Podfest Multimedia Expo--the largest podcasting conference for independent podcasters in the United States. Hosted by Podfest veterans, Glenn the Geek (Glenn Hebert) and Producer Jaime (Jaime Legagneur), each episode is a mini Podfest conference experience filled with lessons from past Podfest speakers (some of the BEST in the industry). These segments will be centered around Podfest's content tracks: Creation / Launch; Technology / Innovation; Audience Growth; Monetization / Marketing; YouTube / Video; and Culture / Lifestyle. Their tips and your hosts' entertaining commentary will help you learn, grow your podcast, and reach your goals. PLUS, we are celebrating YOU on this show with shoutouts and chances to win amazing prizes. Join us for some fun and learn a lot about the craft of podcasting along the way!

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The official podcast of the Podfest community, presented by Podfest Multimedia Expo--the largest podcasting conference for independent podcasters in the United States. Hosted by Podfest veterans, Glenn the Geek (Glenn Hebert) and Producer Jaime (Jaime Legagneur), each episode is a mini Podfest conference experience filled with lessons from past Podfest speakers (some of the BEST in the industry). These segments will be centered around Podfest's content tracks: Creation / Launch; Technology / Innovation; Audience Growth; Monetization / Marketing; YouTube / Video; and Culture / Lifestyle. Their tips and your hosts' entertaining commentary will help you learn, grow your podcast, and reach your goals. PLUS, we are celebrating YOU on this show with shoutouts and chances to win amazing prizes. Join us for some fun and learn a lot about the craft of podcasting along the way!

    Podfest Podcast Episode 7: Promoting Your Podcast, Avoiding Podfade in 2022, and Interviewing Authors, brought to you by Buzzsprout

    Podfest Podcast Episode 7: Promoting Your Podcast, Avoiding Podfade in 2022, and Interviewing Authors, brought to you by Buzzsprout

    We get an update on May's Podfest from Founder, Chris Krimitsos. Bruce Wawrzyniak, host of Now Hear this Entertainment and Catholic Sports Radio, shares a few ways to help promote your podcast for our first track on Audience Growth. And, we're adding Podcasting Basics in as a new type of converence track for you, and you'll get a double-dose today. Our friends over at Buzzsprout share tips for avoiding podfade in 2022. And, our third track is a key note on interviewing authors brought to you by your hosts. Plus, we'll share our latest community shout out and reveal our holiday trivia prize winner. Welcome to the conference! 
    Chapters:
    1:13 - Podfest Founder, Chris Krimitsos, Joins In for an Update7:07 - Podfest on the Move - Shoutouts9:21 - Track #1: Audience Growth with Bruce Wawrzyniak from Now Hear this Entertainment & Catholic Sports Radio (Promoting Your Podcast)20:09 - Track #2: Podcasting Basics with Buzzsprout (Avoiding Podfade in 2022)32:25 - Track #3: Podcasting Basics with Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime (Interviewing Authors)44:24 - Trivia Segment with Jonathan Oakes from Trivial Warfare49:52 - ClosePresented by: Podfest Multimedia Expo
    Title Sponsor: Buzzsprout
    Hosts and Executive Producers: Glenn the Geek of Horse Radio Network and Producer Jaime of Flint Stone Media, Florida Podcast Network, and Business in the Bedroom | Catch their past show, Finding Florida!
    Guest, Track 1: Bruce Wawrzyniak from Now Hear this Entertainment & Catholic Sports Radio
    Track 2, provided by Buzzsprout: Buzzsprout’s Podcasting Q&A
    Link: SMART Goals: How to Make Your Goals Achievable
    Track 3, provided by your hosts! Free tips from Producer Jaime
    Trivia Host: Jonathon Oakes of Trivial Warfare | Everyday Q & A Trivia Calendar | Prize for Holidays 2021: TASCAM TM-70 Dynamic Microphone
    Video: Producer Jaime on Trapeze! (from Episode 20b: Finding Balance in Sarasota, Part 1)
    Email the Hosts: Glenn: Glenn@HorseRadioNetwork.com | Jaime: Jaime@FlintStoneMedia.com
    Vocal Editor: Paul Stevens
    Assistant Producer: Jorge Hernandez
    Intro Voice Over Artist: Jodi Krangle
    Equipment Sponsor: TASCAM (

    • 52 min
    6: Writing a Book to Grow Your Audience, Marketing with Instagram Stories, and Show Art the Right Way, brought to you by Buzzsprout

    6: Writing a Book to Grow Your Audience, Marketing with Instagram Stories, and Show Art the Right Way, brought to you by Buzzsprout

    Happy Holidays!! On our first track this week, Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime are joined by Joe Saul-Sehy from Stacking Benjamins who reveals how writing a book can really help with Audience Growth. Then, on Track 2 for Marketing and Monetization, our Title Sponsor, Buzzsprout, shares 7 ways to grow your podcast with Instagram stories. And, our third track is a key note brought to you by your hosts! As a Creation & Launch track, Jaime and Glenn will discuss creating your show art the right way. Plus, we'll share our latest community shout outs and trivia prize for the holidays. Welcome to the conference!

    Chapters:
    2:53 – Podfest on the Move – Shoutouts8:39 – Track #1: Audience Growth with Joe Saul-Sehy from Stacking Benjamins (Writing a Book)19:45 – Track #2: Monetization & Marketing with Buzzsprout (7 Ways to Grow Your Podcast with Instagram Stories)29:26 – Track #3: Creation and Launch with Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime (Show Art the Right Way)39:31 – Trivia Segment with Jonathan Oakes from Trivial Warfare40:35 – ClosePresented by: Podfest Multimedia Expo
    Title Sponsor: Buzzsprout
    Hosts and Executive Producers: Glenn the Geek of Horse Radio Network and Producer Jaime of Flint Stone Media, Florida Podcast Network, and Business in the Bedroom | Catch their past show, Finding Florida!
    Guest, Track 1: Joe Saul-Sehy from Stacking Benjamins
    Track 2, provided by Buzzsprout: Buzzsprout’s Podcasting Q&A
    Track 3, provided by your hosts! Free tips from Producer Jaime | Podcasting 101 Launch Workshop | Podcast Booster Class
    Trivia Host: Jonathon Oakes of Trivial Warfare | Prize for Holidays 2021: TASCAM TM-70 Dynamic Microphone
    Email the Hosts: Glenn: Glenn@HorseRadioNetwork.com | Jaime: Jaime@FlintStoneMedia.com
    Vocal Editor: Paul Stevens
    Assistant Producer: Jorge Hernandez
    Intro Voice Over Artist: Jodi Krangle
    Equipment Sponsor: TASCAM (We use their Mixcast 4 and LOVE it!!)
    Also check out: TASCAM TM-70 Dynamic Microphone | 

    • 42 min
    5: Transitioning from One Podcast to Another, Finding a New Gap to Fill, and the What and the How of Audiograms, brought to you by Buzzsprout

    5: Transitioning from One Podcast to Another, Finding a New Gap to Fill, and the What and the How of Audiograms, brought to you by Buzzsprout

    Katie Krimitsos of the Women's Meditation Network joins Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime for an interesting spin on Creation and Launch for our first track, discussing the decision TO and the process OF transitioning from one podcast to another. Then, she hangs around for our second track and a chat on Audience Growth. Katie shares her experience with finding an untapped audience to serve. And, our third track is brought to you by our hosts! Producer Jaime schools Glenn on audiograms--what they are, how to make them, and how to use them. Plus, we'll share our latest community shout outs and remind you of Jonathan's trivia question for the holidays, so you can win an AMAZING TASCAM TM-70. Welcome to the conference!
    Chapters:
    1:59 - Podfest on the Move - Shoutouts5:53 - Track #1: Creation and Launch with Katie Krimitsos shares her experience transitioning from one podcast to another22:10 - Track #2: Katie continues with us Audience Growth discussing finding a new gap to fill39:07 - Track #3: We continue discussing Audience Growth, as Producer Jaime schools Glenn on audiograms43:20 - Trivia Segment with Jonathan Oakes from Trivial Warfare46:00 - ClosePresented by: Podfest Multimedia Expo
    Title Sponsor: Buzzsprout
    Hosts and Executive Producers: Glenn the Geek of Horse Radio Network and Producer Jaime of Flint Stone Media, Florida Podcast Network, and Business in the Bedroom | Catch their past show, Finding Florida!
    Guest, Tracks 1 & 2: Katie Krimitsos of Women's Meditation Network
    Track 3, provided by your hosts! Free tips from Producer Jaime | Podcasting 101 Launch Workshop | Podcast Booster Class
    Trivia Host: Jonathon Oakes of Trivial Warfare | Prize for Holidays 2021: TASCAM TM-70 Dynamic Microphone
    Email the Hosts: Glenn: Glenn@HorseRadioNetwork.com | Jaime: Jaime@FlintStoneMedia.com
    Vocal Editor: Paul Stevens
    Assistant Producer: Jorge Hernandez
    Intro Voice Over Artist: Jodi Krangle
    Equipment Sponsor: TASCAM (We use their Mixcast 4 and LOVE it!!)
    Also check out: TASCAM TM-70 Dynamic Microphone | 

    • 47 min
    4: Your Podcast as a Positioning Piece, How to Survive and Thrive, and Asking for Listener Support, brought to you by Buzzsprout

    4: Your Podcast as a Positioning Piece, How to Survive and Thrive, and Asking for Listener Support, brought to you by Buzzsprout

    This week, Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime share our final LIVE recording from Podfest Origins in Tampa! Ariel Smith of The Food Truck Scholar takes us down a track on Audience Growth, sharing how she's used her podcast as a positioning piece. Then, on Track 2, Alex Sanfilippo of Podmatch.com and PodcastSOP.com talks about surviving and thriving during your first year or NEXT year as a podcaster. And, our third track is a key note brought to you by our Title Sponsor, Buzzsprout! To help you out with your Monetization and Marketing, they will share how to ask for your listeners' support without sounding desperate. Plus, we'll share our latest community shout outs and reveal our trivia prize for the holidays. Welcome to the conference!

    Chapters:
    4:38 - Podfest on the Move - Shoutouts7:48 - Track #1: Audience Growth with Ariel Smith illustrates using your podcast as a positioning piece19:12 - Track #2: Audience Growth with Alex Sanfilippo discusses how to survive and thrive during your first year or next year as a podcaster29:34 - Track #3: Monetization and Marketing from Buzzsprout on how to ask for listener support (without sounding desperate)35:44 - Trivia Segment with Jonathan Oakes from Trivial Warfare38:28 - ClosePresented by: Podfest Multimedia Expo
    Title Sponsor: Buzzsprout
    Hosts and Executive Producers: Glenn the Geek of Horse Radio Network and Producer Jaime of Flint Stone Media, Florida Podcast Network, and Business in the Bedroom | Catch their past show, Finding Florida!
    Link: Submit Yourself as a Speaker to Podfest 2022!
    Guest, Track 1: Ariel Smith of The Food Truck Scholar | Ariel's Ebook, Before You Launch A Food Truck: 8 Questions Every Aspiring Food Trucker Should Ask | Ariel on Instagram: @TheFoodTruckScholar | @IAmAriel_Smith
    Guest, Track 2: Alex Sanfilippo of PodMatch and PodcastSOP
    Track 3, provided by Buzzsprout: Buzzsprout's Podcasting Q&A
    Links: Producer Jaime's Podcasting 101 Launch Workshop | Producer Jaime's Podcasting 102 Booster Class
    Trivia Host: Jonathon Oakes of Trivial Warfare | Prize for Holidays 2021: TASCAM TM-70 Dynamic Microphone
    Email the Hosts: Glenn: Glenn@HorseRadioNetwork.com | Jaime: Jaime@FlintStoneMedia.com
    Vocal Editor: Paul Stevens
    Assistant Producer: Jorge Hernandez
    Intro Voice Over Artist: Jodi Krangle
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    • 40 min
    3: Live from Podfest Origins: 3 Building Community, Cultural Microniches, and Using Conferences to Your Advantage, brought to you by Buzzsprout

    3: Live from Podfest Origins: 3 Building Community, Cultural Microniches, and Using Conferences to Your Advantage, brought to you by Buzzsprout

    This week, we recorded LIVE and in-person at Podfest Origins in Tampa, FL! Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime begin with Mike Wiston and Joe Rubin of Mowpod, who take us down our first track on Audience Growth, sharing how they've built a solid community around their podcast, Friday Night Karaoke. Then, on Track 2, we dip into Culture & Lifestyle with LaGina Harris of LaRae Infinity: Let's Talk. She chats with us about the growth of cultural microniches. And, our third track is brought to you by our hosts, who discuss using conferences to your advantage. Plus, we'll share our latest community shout outs, crown our trivia winner from October, and bring you a brand new trivia question from Jonathan Oakes of Trivial Warfare, so you have another chance to win a great prize. Welcome to the conference!
    Chapters:
    3:47 - Podfest on the Move - Shoutouts8:16 - Track #1: Audience Growth with Mike Wiston and Joe Rubin chat about building community around your podcast17:43 - Track #2: Culture & Lifestyle with LaGina Harris discusses the growth of cultural microniches32:18 - Track #3: Key Note from Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime on using conferences to your advantage37:31 - Trivia Segment with Jonathan Oakes from Trivial Warfare41:32 - ClosePresented by: Podfest Multimedia Expo
    Title Sponsor: Buzzsprout
    Hosts and Executive Producers: Glenn the Geek of Horse Radio Network and Producer Jaime of Flint Stone Media, Florida Podcast Network, and Business in the Bedroom | Catch their past show, Finding Florida!
    Guest, Track 1: Mike Wiston and Joe Rubin of Friday Night Karaoke and Mowpod
    Guest, Track 2: LaGina Harris of LaRae Infinity: Let's Talk
    Mentioned in the Show: The Coming Out Late Podcast by Robin Douglass | Robin’s Private Facebook Group | Email Robin (Comingoutlater@gmail.com)
    Track 3, provided by your hosts! From your hosts! Sample episodes referenced:
    Curve the Cube #110 – EVENT – Podfest 2017 – 20170223-20170225Finding Florida Episode 4b: Around the State in 1 Day – Jaime & Glenn Tackle Florida HuddleFinding Florida Episode 12b: FRLA’s Restaurant ShowFinding Florida Episode 16b: Sailing into the Miami International Boat ShowTrivia Host: Jonathon Oakes of Trivial Warfare | Prize for November 2021: Announcing soon!!
    Email the Hosts: Glenn: G

    • 42 min
    2: 3 Tips to a Great Interview, 2 Tweaks for a Successful Guest Experience, and 5 Keys to Long-Term Success, brought to you by Buzzsprout

    2: 3 Tips to a Great Interview, 2 Tweaks for a Successful Guest Experience, and 5 Keys to Long-Term Success, brought to you by Buzzsprout

    Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime begin with Lee Silverstein taking us down our first track, as he shares three tips to a great interview--a pretty key component for many podcasters! Then, Helena Harris helps you make your guest's EXPERIENCE even MORE successful with two amazing extra tweaks. And, our third track is brought to you by our hosts, who discuss five keys to long term success as a podcaster--tips pulled from their combined experience of over 20 years in the industry. Plus, we'll share our latest community shout outs and revisit this month's trivia question from Jonathan Oakes, so you have a chance to win a great prize. Welcome to the conference! 
    Chapters:
    3:20 - Podfest on the Move - Shoutouts8:30 - Track #1: Creation & Launch with Lee Silverstein shares three tips to a great interview18:47 - Track #2: Creation & Launch with Helena Harris on two tweaks for a successful guest experience27:44 - Track #3: Key Note from Glenn the Geek and Producer Jaime on five keys to long term success37:12 - Trivia Segment with Jonathan Oakes from Trivial Warfare40:14 - ClosePresented by: Podfest Multimedia Expo
    Title Sponsor: Buzzsprout
    Hosts and Executive Producers: Glenn the Geek of Horse Radio Network and Producer Jaime of Flint Stone Media, Florida Podcast Network, and Business in the Bedroom | Catch their past show, Finding Florida!
    Guest, Track 1: Lee Silverstein of We Have Cancer Show
    Guest, Track 2: Helena Harris of Stall and Stable Podcast
    Track 3, provided by your hosts! Producer Jaime's PDF on Deciding on a Co-host | More free tips from Producer Jaime
    Trivia Host: Jonathon Oakes of Trivial Warfare | Prize for October 2021: an intro/outro voice over from Jodi Krangle (a $300 value!)
    Email the Hosts: Glenn: Glenn@HorseRadioNetwork.com | Jaime: Jaime@FlintStoneMedia.com
    Assistant Producer: Jorge Hernandez
    Intro Voice Over Artist: Jodi Krangle
    Interested in becoming the show's next Sponsor? Contact the Podfest Podcast team today!
    Connect with Podfest and Follow on Social Media (@PodfestExpo): Instagram | Twitter
    Join the Podfest Groups: Facebook | Goodpods
    Additional Support Provided by: Podfest Multimedia Expo and Owwll App (Email the Owwll App Team: Feedback@Owwll.com)
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    Production: Flint Stone Media | Horse Radio Network
    Copyright of Cutting Edge Events LLC 2021.

    • 41 min

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