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Interested in the world of podcasting and looking to be inspired by those that have demonstrated success with their shows?
Since 2014 Harry Duran, Founder of podcast agency FullCast, has had hundreds of conversations with some of the most fascinating podcasters in the podosphere. His relaxed, conversational format allows guests to kick back their heels and share valuable and sometimes personal insights of their podcasting journey.
If you're looking to open your mind and heart to new possibilities, this is the show for you!
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Podcast Junkies - Conversations with Fascinating Podcasters Harry Duran

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Interested in the world of podcasting and looking to be inspired by those that have demonstrated success with their shows?
Since 2014 Harry Duran, Founder of podcast agency FullCast, has had hundreds of conversations with some of the most fascinating podcasters in the podosphere. His relaxed, conversational format allows guests to kick back their heels and share valuable and sometimes personal insights of their podcasting journey.
If you're looking to open your mind and heart to new possibilities, this is the show for you!
Follow the journey: https://harryduran.com

This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

    331 Lauren Passell - Exploring the Fascinating World of Podcasting

    331 Lauren Passell - Exploring the Fascinating World of Podcasting

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    Have you ever truly considered the dynamic world of podcasting and the inspirational stories of those that have paved the way? We're about to take you on a riveting journey that explores the evolution of podcasting, the highs and lows of entrepreneurship, and the secret sauce to growing in the podcasting industry. Our special guest for this episode is Lauren Passell, the founder of Tink Media, who's here to share her inspiring journey as a podcasting entrepreneur.
    Our candid conversation takes you right back to the beginning, exploring the origins of podcasting and our personal connections to it. Lauren opens up about her transition from securing her first client to starting her own business, sharing the thrill of navigating risk and reward, the value of a supportive team and the evolution of her business, Tink Media. You'll also hear my tale of transitioning from print to digital, living in New York City and witnessing the tragic events of 9/11.
    But this isn't just a tale of personal journeys. We dive into the heart of podcast marketing, exploring the impact of niche visibility, and how it spells success for a podcast. Lauren shares her experience launching the Vertical Farming Podcast and the opportunities it has presented. We also venture into an unusual topic - deer hunting in Hawaii, and its relation to sustainable living. This episode is teeming with insights into the podcasting industry and is a must-listen for all burgeoning podcasters. Make sure you don't miss out!
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    Key Takeaways00:00 Podcasting Origins and Connections
    08:17 From Print to Digital
    19:10 Starting a Business
    22:57 The Evolution of a Business
    28:22 Podcast Therapy and Team Building
    32:30 Community Support and Growth in Podcasting
    37:23 Podcasters Listening and Sharing Personal Stories
    43:07 Podcast Marketing and Niche Visibility
    54:25 Deer Hunting in Hawaii
    Tweetable Quotes"I feel excited every day. I think it's because of the people, it's because of my team. I really yeah. Also I feel lucky because you know I usually work with people, for I mean some clients I've been working with for years, but a lot of it is for a launch of a show or something like that, so it's always different.""I think more and more as, with what's happening in the world and I'm just expanding I'm talking more about, like, my spiritual journey and stuff, because I'm almost repelling people as fast as I attract them.""I Jump out of bed in the morning because I want to see what shows have been refreshed overnight, like I wait to listen."Resources MentionedLauren's Email - lauren@tinkmedia.co
    Lauren's Twitter - https://twitter.com/laurenpassell
    Lauren's Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/laurenpassell/
    Lauren's Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauren-passell-24544416/
    Podcast Therapy - https://tinkmedia.co/podcast-therapy
    Podcast the...

    • 1 hr 7 min
    330 Melanie Gillespie - Unlocking Your Cosmic Self

    330 Melanie Gillespie - Unlocking Your Cosmic Self

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    Are you ready to tap into your inner cosmic self and amplify your resonance? Join us as we take an enlightening journey with my friend, esoteric mystic Melanie Gillespie. We'll uncover how connecting with our core essence can ignite our inner light and influence the world in a transformative way. Melanie, who hosts the Luminosity podcast, guides us through her unique spiritual journey and shares her insights from being grounded in both the energetic and mundane worlds.
    We'll traverse the cosmic spiral, examining the evolutionary transition and the challenges this presents on an individual and collective level. Melanie will enlighten us about the evolution of humanity into Homo Lumens and the embodiment of the cosmic child. But it doesn't end there. We'll delve into the importance of discernment and energetic boundaries in our spiritual journeys, and the role they play in the media we consume. We'll also discuss how the intersection of science and spirituality can open us up to spiritual and esoteric openness.
    Finally, we'll explore the transformative power of audio and language in podcasting and how it can tap into our cosmic selves. Melanie shares her insights on how to bring out our inner mystic into the boardroom and how this can lead to a more inclusive and diverse environment. We'll also discuss how to maintain boundaries, navigate challenges, and step outside our comfort zones to explore new realms. So, come along on this journey and discover a unique roadmap to success and tools to amplify your resonance.
    Episode SponsorFullCast – https://fullcast.co/
    Key Takeaways00:00 The Evolutionary Journey of the Cosmos
    06:36 The Evolution and Challenges of Homo Lumens
    11:46 Exploring Spiritual Journeys and Podcasting
    14:29 Transition to Embracing the Mystic
    21:52 The Intersection of Science and Spirituality
    26:51 Importance of Energetic Boundaries and Discernment
    31:54 The Power of Audio in Podcasting
    37:02 Recognition and Power of Inspirational Messages
    40:15 Transmitting, Writing, and Finding Balance
    51:59 Navigating Challenges and Maintaining Boundaries
    59:59 Exploring Dragons on the Fringes
    Tweetable Quotes"The more important thing is making sure that this for the benefit of the listener. You probably hear the word transmission a lot, but I think that's what's happening and that's the energy being created.""Action is always the amplifier of your resonance. This is a really important teaching that I bring into everything. Action is the amplifier of your resonance, and that's a neutral statement. So whatever your resonance is when you're taking that action, it's going to amplify it.""We normalize to whatever we're in really quickly, which can be a real problem because we normalize to really unhealthy, really toxic stress loads and that doesn't mean that just because we've normalized to it, it's not a toxic stress load for us."Resources MentionedMelanie's Email - melanie@melaniegillespie.com
    Melanie's Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/melaniegillespiemystic/
    Melanie's Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/melaniegillespiemystic
    Melanie's Linkedin - a...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    329 Steven Shalowitz - Journey of Discovery and Transformation

    329 Steven Shalowitz - Journey of Discovery and Transformation

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    Ever wondered how a leap of faith can lead you to a journey of self-discovery and transformation? Our guest for this episode, Steven Shalowitz, host of The One Way Ticket Show, is living proof. Steven's life-altering transition from advertising in China to hosting a successful podcast in the Big Apple is nothing short of inspiring. His journey intricately weaves tales of personal growth, cultural exploration, and the evolution of advertising.
    Not to be missed is Steven's valuable advice on mastering the art of high-profile podcast interviews. Drawing from his vast experience interviewing celebrities and influencers, Steven shares how to research your guest thoroughly, keep the conversation personal yet respectful, and maintain a natural flow. He also underlines the importance of adapting to the changing technology and trends in the podcasting world. Come, join us in this episode as we travel through Steven's captivating journey of self-discovery, cultural exploration, and entrepreneurial success.
    Episode SponsorFullCast – https://fullcast.co/
    Key Takeaways0:00:00 - Self-Improvement and Transitioning to NYC
    0:10:47 - City Living vs. Suburban Living
    0:14:53 - The Evolution of Advertising in China
    0:22:39 - Changes and Challenges in Advertising
    0:27:43 - Traveling and Experiencing Alien Cultures
    0:32:07 - Living Abroad, Hosting a Radio Show
    0:38:19 - Preparing for High-Profile Podcast Interviews
    0:44:53 - The Art of Interviewing and Researching
    0:53:24 - Navigating the Dance of Conversation
    1:00:38 - The One Way Ticket Show Promotion
    Tweetable Quotes"Every day should be a day of self-improvement for all of us. Every day being open up to possibilities is a day for self-improvement.""If you don't prepare, you're not going to get the best out of your guests. If the guest is constantly asked a question in other interviews, you don't want to ask the same thing, you want to ask something different.""New York City is made up of little neighborhoods and each few block radius is a very different feel than the next few block radius. And where I live, for example... I pass by the bodega owner that I wave to, I pass by the guys that you know in the barbershop, I pass by the doorman. We all know each other right, because we see each other every day."Resources MentionedSteven's Podcast - https://theonewayticketshow.com/steven-shalowitz/
    Steven's Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/steven-shalowitz-020a552/
    Steven's Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/stevenshalowitz
    Steven's Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/steven.shalowitz/
    Steven's X - https://twitter.com/stevenshalowitz
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    328 Mark Bishop - Exploring the Evolution of Broadcast Media

    328 Mark Bishop - Exploring the Evolution of Broadcast Media

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    Ever wondered what life behind the mic is like? Journey with us and special guest, Mark Bishop, as we uncover the captivating world of radio, television, and podcasting. Starting from his humble beginnings in Australia to his current role as host of the Mark Bishop show and Nothing Like A Good Book podcast, Mark's fascinating story is a testament to the power of passion and dedication to one's craft.
    We delve into the heart and soul of broadcasting—a delicate dance of preparation and improvisation. From broadcasting in severe weather to the thrill of live cricket commentary, Mark's experiences are a masterclass in adaptability. But how does this translate in the world of podcasting? We explore how the ability to decipher non-verbal cues and building rapport with guests can make or break an episode. We also discuss the essential role of a good producer in ensuring a seamless experience, especially in these times of remote work.
    But the life of a podcaster doesn't end with the last word of an episode. We navigate the business side of things—from securing the ideal sponsors, promoting your show, to understanding your audience. We also discuss how hard work, preparation, and a keen eye for opportunities are all pieces of a successful podcasting puzzle. So, whether you're a seasoned podcaster or a rookie looking to break into the industry, this episode promises a wealth of insights you can't afford to miss. So keep your ears open, and join us for this enlightening chat with Mark.
    Episode SponsorFullCast – https://fullcast.co/
    Key Takeaways0:00:00 - Podcasters Discussing Radio and Work Ethic
    0:10:02 - Working in Radio and Television Stories
    0:14:21 - Transitioning From Audio to Video
    0:26:33 - Podcast Length and Audience Engagement
    0:32:20 - Importance of Hard Work and Preparation
    0:41:14 - Learning New Material and Building Wealth
    0:48:19 - Inspiring Journey and Media Website
    Tweetable Quotes"I think it was confidence, more than anything, believe it or not, I can be an introvert. And I'd be very shy at parties and things like that. You know until I got whacked or something. But and that's not whacked in America. That's something completely different."
    "I think you're right, and so I'm grateful for more than one thing. You know what I mean? Yeah, I think that was the part of it all. Yes, yes, the work ethic, because when you do get in, then you go to work."
    "I'd be lying if I said that I went out and founded a company in America. In fact, they're the biggest in what they do in communications. They actually contacted me and asked if I'd be interested in doing interviews."
    Resources MentionedMark's Email - mak@markbishopmedia.com
    Mark's Twitter - Twitter.com@MBishopMedia
    Mark's Instagram - @mark_bishop-media
    Mark's Facebook - Facebook.com/markbishopmedia
    Mark's Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/senatormarkbishop
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    • 55 min
    327 York Campbell - From Hip Hop to Podcasting: A Transformative Journey

    327 York Campbell - From Hip Hop to Podcasting: A Transformative Journey

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    What happens when you blend podcasting, teaching, and hip-hop? You get a fascinating conversation with York Campbell, the dynamic host of "Welcome to Earth Stories." York spills the beans on the art of podcasting, revealing how he networks his way to success and builds a global audience by collaborating with voice actors. He even addresses the familiar guilt of missing out on favorite podcast episodes and the importance of being selective in what we listen to.
    The journey doesn't stop at podcasting. Drawing from his experience as an educator, York uncovers the profound impact of both good and bad teachers, the necessity of patience, and the delicate balance of enabling growth through mistakes while setting boundaries for success. Then, we take a detour into the world of hip-hop. Sharing his roots in music, York reflects on the skills honed during his journey, discussing how they are still valuable today. We also chat about the budding potential of Clubhouse as a platform to sharpen creative prowess.
    As we wind down, York resonates with the power of art to leave a lasting legacy. He encourages everyone to see podcasting as not just a means of expression, but as a way to create something meaningful that will outlive us. We also debunk the misconception of how others perceive us, reminding you that there's more to life than being serious all the time. Join us, and discover how podcasting, teaching, and hip-hop can create a symphony of storytelling that has the power to inspire, educate, and entertain.
    Episode SponsorFullCast – https://fullcast.co/
    Key Takeaways00:01 - Podcast Networking and Selectivity
    11:43 - Podcasting, Inspiration, and Rebranding
    17:37 - The Production Process and Writing Journey
    30:42 - Discovery, Teaching, and Hip Hop Legends
    37:06 - Hip Hop Music and Freestyle Journey
    44:37 - Discovering the Power of Podcasting
    Tweetable Quotes"You have to build a tight circle and forget about the thousands and just focus on the 10. And then, when that 10 grows, focus on the 20. Because you could just easily get lost."
    "Podcasting is an opportunity to leave a legacy and create something meaningful that will outlast us."
    "It takes me an average of three to four days to produce an episode, from writing, production, and working with voice actors from all around the world."
    Resources MentionedYork's Website - https://welcometoearthstories.com/
    York's Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/poeticearthlings
    York's Twitter - https://twitter.com/Poeticearthling
    Resources Mentioned
    Radio Lab - https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/radiolab
    This American Life - https://www.thisamericanlife.org/
    Create Art Podcast - https://createartpodcast.com/
    Joe Rogan - https://www.joerogan.com/
    Pat Flynn - a href="https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/shows/spi/"...

    • 57 min
    326 Alec Rouben - Yoga, Sacred Sons, Entrepreneurship & Self-Discovery

    326 Alec Rouben - Yoga, Sacred Sons, Entrepreneurship & Self-Discovery

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    From the transformative experiences of a Sacred Sons retreat, to the journey of entrepreneurship, this episode is an intimate conversation brimming with insights and revelations. Join me and my guest, Alec, as we uncork our personal accounts of self-discovery, the power of brotherhood, and the wisdom gained from the teachings of Sacred Sons. We shed light on how these teachings can be practically applied to navigate the peaks and troughs of life, underscoring that there is something for everyone within the diverse group of men who form part of Sacred Sons.
    We learn about Alec's unique journey, from his foray into network marketing, to his life-changing experiences with psychedelics. Get ready to delve into the challenges of launching an online program, and the strategies of building an audience in podcasting. Alec imparts his wisdom on transforming habits into a lifestyle, and discusses the various opportunities his podcast has brought him. So, join us on this enlightening journey, and prepare to be inspired by the stories we've been fortunate to share with the world.
    Episode SponsorFullCast – https://fullcast.co/
    Key Takeaways00:00 - Sacred Sons - Transformation and Personal Experience
    08:44 - From Yoga Teacher to Entrepreneur
    15:28 - Entrepreneurship, Yoga, and MLM
    30:22 - Reflections on Yoga and Personal Growth
    37:44 - Podcast Growth and Networking Opportunities
    45:55 - Inspiring Podcast and Journey Conversation
    Tweetable Quotes"Brotherhood is the medicine. I didn't realize that I needed some of that. I was really apprehensive about going to the Sacred Sons Retreat. But now, I'm signed up and excited for the next one."
    "I don't consider myself a salesman, I consider myself a value man. I bring value to the world, I bring value to my conversations and that's the difference."
    "I had an awakening and that awakening brought me gratitude for the fleeting gift that is life. That is a part of the story of how I've been able to cultivate my marketing skills."
    Resources MentionedAlec's Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/alec-rouben-996385116/
    Alec's Email - aleclovelifeyoga@gmail.com
    Alec's Twitter - www.twitter.com/aleclovelifeyog
    Alec's Instagram - www.instagram.com/aleclovelifeyoga
    Alec's Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/crzyindianjew32/
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    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
113 Ratings

113 Ratings

@kimstewinspired ,

Junkies unite!

As a podcast junkie binge-ing all the shows, I love hearing Harry interview the coolest guests, especially women like Lauren Popish (#270) and Racheal Cook (#250), who are paving the way for us gals behind the mic. Grab your earbuds and press play, you won’t be sorry!
Kim / The Podwize Group

marzulloassociates ,

Highly recommend!

As a fellow podcaster, I’m always looking for ways to get better and stay on top of the latest trends/strategies for delivering a great experience to our audience. Podcast Junkies helps me do just that!

Juana Poareo ,

Educational yet fun

Harry has some great guests on his podcast, and I especially enjoyed the Russ Johns interview. Fabulous guests with a wealth of knowledge. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to learn about anything!

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