44 min

Does the Audience Need to Hear Your Guests ENTIRE Backstory‪?‬ School of Podcasting

    • Marketing

You tell me that your guest is a master of (skill) and I'm ready to hear about (skill), but first, you make me listen to where he went to high school, and his entire backstory while all I want to talk about is how he can help me boost (skill). 
So for me the "tell me about yourself" drives me nuts. I asked my audience, "Am I missing something? and they answered (and in some cases I am). 
Full show notes at
schoolofpodcasting.com/798
Thanks To The Contributors Scott from What Was That Like?
Max from Aviation New Talk
Louis from Love Thy Lawyer
Bill From the Stroke Cast
Mark from the History of North America
November Question of the Month As you produce episodes between now and November 26th, 2021 pay attention (and even track) how long it takes you to go from Ideas to pressing "Publish" on your media host (this does NOT include promotion). As always feel free to record a message and say something like, "Hey Dave this is (name) from (name of the show) at (website) my episode was (length of the episode) and it took me (time from idea to publishing). You can find more about my show at (website).
If you'd like, I've even made a spreadsheet where you can enter
Name of Podcast (not episode - the podcast)
The length of the finished episode (in minutes).
The time spent (in minutes) to complete the episode
If it was solo, co-host, interview.
If there is video was involved.
You can answer your question at 
schoolofpodcasting.com/question
Mentioned In This Episode
White Collared Podcast
Affordable Audio Editing
atracker time tracking app
Rescue Time
EP766 How to Get Booked on Podcasts Figuring out Who and How to Pitch with Kristin Molenaar
Launching a Podcast in 2022? As you heard in today's show, it takes some time to get focused, find your voice and make content that impacts your audience Join the School of Podcasting or Order the Quick Start Plan

You tell me that your guest is a master of (skill) and I'm ready to hear about (skill), but first, you make me listen to where he went to high school, and his entire backstory while all I want to talk about is how he can help me boost (skill). 
So for me the "tell me about yourself" drives me nuts. I asked my audience, "Am I missing something? and they answered (and in some cases I am). 
Full show notes at
schoolofpodcasting.com/798
Thanks To The Contributors Scott from What Was That Like?
Max from Aviation New Talk
Louis from Love Thy Lawyer
Bill From the Stroke Cast
Mark from the History of North America
November Question of the Month As you produce episodes between now and November 26th, 2021 pay attention (and even track) how long it takes you to go from Ideas to pressing "Publish" on your media host (this does NOT include promotion). As always feel free to record a message and say something like, "Hey Dave this is (name) from (name of the show) at (website) my episode was (length of the episode) and it took me (time from idea to publishing). You can find more about my show at (website).
If you'd like, I've even made a spreadsheet where you can enter
Name of Podcast (not episode - the podcast)
The length of the finished episode (in minutes).
The time spent (in minutes) to complete the episode
If it was solo, co-host, interview.
If there is video was involved.
You can answer your question at 
schoolofpodcasting.com/question
Mentioned In This Episode
White Collared Podcast
Affordable Audio Editing
atracker time tracking app
Rescue Time
EP766 How to Get Booked on Podcasts Figuring out Who and How to Pitch with Kristin Molenaar
Launching a Podcast in 2022? As you heard in today's show, it takes some time to get focused, find your voice and make content that impacts your audience Join the School of Podcasting or Order the Quick Start Plan

44 min