Podcast Junkies was born out of a genuine interest in and curiosity for this growing league of podcast hosts. It's hosted by Harry Duran. It features wide-ranging, authentic and sometimes candid interviews with this family of voices behind the microphone. The shows themselves cover a variety of topics such as Business, Finance Entrepreneurism, History, Comedy, Storytelling and more. Podcast Junkies explores the motivations behind the podcast's inception and allows the listener to connect on a more personal level with some of their favorite hosts.
247 Stephanie Fuccio - Ex-Pat & Pro-Pod
Freelance podcast audio editor, producer and host, Stephanie Fuccio joins the show to share her extensive background in podcasting. To call Stephanie an avid podcaster would be a gross understatement. She is the host of all seven Geopats Podcasts that range from topics on Reflections to Coffee. She is also the founder of Podcast Review Day (PodRevDay), a group that posts podcast reviews on the 8th of every month in order to recognize the hard work and dedication of podcasters everywhere. In this episode, Harry and Stephanie share how they’ve both grown as podcast hosts and interviewers, the impressive number of podcast projects Stephanie is working on and lessons she’s learned from her time working in the podcast industry.
246 Hailey Rowe - Achieve Your Aha Moment
Business coach and Sales & Marketing strategist, Hailey Rowe joins the show to discuss her background in business, her resiliency and her passion for podcasts. Working over eight years as a health coach and in business development for two rapidly growing health startup companies, Hailey became passionate about helping other health coaches go beyond their certifications and address the missing pieces that are holding them back from success. Hailey is also the host of Health Coach Nation, a podcast that provides business coaching for health coaches. In this episode, Harry and Hailey do a deep dive into Hailey’s background and roots, including inspirational mentors she’s worked with, valuable lessons she’s learned and her ever-expanding appreciation for podcasts.
245 Sarah St John - Frugal, Yet Fierce
Entrepreneur, writer, animal lover and world traveler, Sarah St John joins the show to discuss her entrepreneurial journey, from launching several startups to writing three books. Sarah currently owns a travel agency, a web design company and a social media management company. She is also the host of the Frugalpreneur Podcast, a show that shares different ways to make money online and showcases interviews from successful entrepreneurs. In this episode, Harry and Sarah talk about their shared love of animals, the value of digital and affiliate marketing and all things podcasting.
244 Russ Johns - Kindness Is Cool & Smiles Are Free
Livestreaming strategist and podcast producer, Russ Johns, joins the show to talk about the work he’s doing at The Pirate Syndicate. Russ is the host of #PirateBroadcast, a show that brings all kinds of topics to the table with a common thread of thinking outside the box while still being kind. In this episode, Harry and Russ discuss the content creation process, the current state of the podcast industry and the importance of being kind and paying it forward.
243 Maura Hughes - Podcasting is a Community
Social media and freelance marketer, Maura Hughes joins the show to share the journey that led to her working at MeetEdgar, a social media scheduling software company. Maura is also the host of MeetEdgar’s Social Post podcast, a show that provides social media marketing news, strategies, tactics, and tips for creators and small businesses. In this episode, Harry and Maura discuss best practices for creating engaging social content, the value of audio as a marketing medium and the importance of listening to your audience’s wants and needs.
242 Liz Gannes - In the Room Where It Happens
Reporter, Journalism Fellow at Stanford and Product Manager at Google, Liz Gannes joins the show to share her fascinating career journey. Liz has been a Silicon Valley-based business technology reporter since 2004, where she started her career at Red Herring. Since then, she has worked at the startup company, 60db, as well as the technology giant, Google. In this episode, Harry and Liz discuss the importance of keeping informed with local news, content consumption patterns, and the work Liz is doing in News Initiatives at Google.
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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!
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!
The silky smooth voice of Harry Duran!
A solid conversationalist talking with interesting people in an open format. Great for hearing some of the insiders of podcasting open up.