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Are you wanting to start a podcast but are overwhelmed by the amount of information about podcasting?

Are you confused by all the technical language, and technology?

Are you frustrated by how expensive equipment and the costs associated with podcasting can be?

Or do you have a podcast?

Are you stressed out trying to create content, record, edit, and upload your episodes each week?

Are you frustrated by the lack of growth you see even with all your hard work and dedication?

Are you burnt out and ready to quit?

Then you’re in the right place. The Podcasting Party is a podcast for podcasters about podcasting.

As a podcast coach, I have seen a huge theme emerge with the women I coach: potential podcasters believe in the message they want to share through their podcast but they lack the confidence in themselves when it comes to learning the technology and starting their podcast. They spend months trying to figure it out, google their way through, and by the time they make it to me, they are stressed out, overwhelmed, and frustrated.

Beginner podcasters come to me burnt out and ready to throw in the towel. The message they once believed in is now dwarfed by the overwhelm and frustration they feel having to produce a show each week.

I’m on a mission to help potential and current podcasters take the stress, overwhelm, and frustration out of podcasting.

I believe that podcasting one big party, and you’re invited. Come join me and let’s put the party back into podcasting!

The Podcasting Party Alana Dawson

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 46 Ratings

Are you wanting to start a podcast but are overwhelmed by the amount of information about podcasting?

Are you confused by all the technical language, and technology?

Are you frustrated by how expensive equipment and the costs associated with podcasting can be?

Or do you have a podcast?

Are you stressed out trying to create content, record, edit, and upload your episodes each week?

Are you frustrated by the lack of growth you see even with all your hard work and dedication?

Are you burnt out and ready to quit?

Then you’re in the right place. The Podcasting Party is a podcast for podcasters about podcasting.

As a podcast coach, I have seen a huge theme emerge with the women I coach: potential podcasters believe in the message they want to share through their podcast but they lack the confidence in themselves when it comes to learning the technology and starting their podcast. They spend months trying to figure it out, google their way through, and by the time they make it to me, they are stressed out, overwhelmed, and frustrated.

Beginner podcasters come to me burnt out and ready to throw in the towel. The message they once believed in is now dwarfed by the overwhelm and frustration they feel having to produce a show each week.

I’m on a mission to help potential and current podcasters take the stress, overwhelm, and frustration out of podcasting.

I believe that podcasting one big party, and you’re invited. Come join me and let’s put the party back into podcasting!

    Seasons, Series, or Straight Through

    Seasons, Series, or Straight Through

    I am so excited about today's episode. I have talked extensively about how to take a break from podcasting, including the different options when it comes to producing your podcast in the format of season, series, or continuing to podcast straight through. Whether that's week to week, whether that's fortnightly, whether that's monthly, but in this episode I really want to dive into the differences between each of these formats and why they may be a good fit for you and your show. So that's what we're talking about today. I can't wait for you to hear it! Show Links:
    PodInBox Ask Alana Anything!  DM Me Send me an Email: alana@alanadawson.com Plan 6+ of Podcast Content in an Hour or Less: Content Planning Training Show Takeaways: 
    Listen in as I explain the difference between formatting your podcast in seasons, series, or working straight through.  Discover which one might be best for you and your show.  Learn how to incorporate a few or all of them in your formatting. 

    • 18 min
    Are You Being Strategic? How to Use Preroll, Postroll, and CTA’s to Your Advantage

    Are You Being Strategic? How to Use Preroll, Postroll, and CTA’s to Your Advantage

    Long gone are the days of willy-nilly podcasting. With over 2 million podcasts on Apple podcasts - there were 170,000 in 2017- what you do matters, especially how you use your prerol,l postroll, and calls to action. And that’s what we are talking about in this episode of The Podcasting Party. 
     
    I’m walking you through how to be strategic in each of these areas and how to use them to your advantage. 
     
    Show Links:
    Content Planning Training DM Me Send me an Email: alana@alanadawson.com  
    Show Takeaways: 
    Discover why Preroll, postroll, and Calls-to-Action are so important in your podcast episodes.  Understand how to use each of these in your episode.  Learn how you can use preroll, postroll and CTA’s to your advantage.   
    Let’s Connect: 
    The Podcasting Party FB Group
    Instagram
    My website

    • 24 min
    Podcasting Encouragement for the New Year

    Podcasting Encouragement for the New Year

    So in this episode of The Podcasting Party, I really want to talk to you about claiming your power for 2022, making it your year. I think for so many of us, 2020 was the year that shocked us. And if 2020 shocked us, well then, 2021 was the year that exhausted us. I've talked to so many podcasters over the past six months who are burnt out, they're tired, and they're wondering if podcasting and their work is worth it. 
    And I just wanted to give you some encouragement for the new year if you too are feeling this way. 
     
    Show Links:
    Calendly PodcastHER Community The Podcasting Party Podcast Course PodInBox Ask Alana Anything!  DM Me Send me an Email: alana@alanadawson.com  
    Show Takeaways: 
    Your voice and message matter!  Listen in to hear encouraging ways to make 2022 your podcasting year.

    • 15 min
    Podcasting Resources to Start the New Year

    Podcasting Resources to Start the New Year

    Let’s  kick off the new year! On this very first episode of 2022, we are talking all about the resources you may need this year to start or grow your podcast.  I'm giving you all my resources in one place that will help you take the next step in podcasting. 
     
    Show Links:
    So You Want to Start a Podcast Series Ultimate Podcast Guide Hosting Platforms: Libsyn use code DAWSON Content Planning Training Non Techies Toolkit Done For You Podcast Set Up Editing and Production  Podcasting Party Podcast Course PodInBox Ask Alana Anything!  DM Me Send me an Email: alana@alanadawson.com  
    Show Takeaways: 
    Listen in to hear all of Alana’s podcasting resources compiled in one place! 

    • 13 min
    Dreaming Big for Your Podcast

    Dreaming Big for Your Podcast

    As I was preparing content and thinking about the end of the year and the beginning of the new year and all the things that go with it, I realized that so often for women we're focused on others and we forget to dream, cast vision, and give ourselves a time and the space to pause and really think about our future.
    And so today's episode, I'm changing things up a little bit. I want to guide you through a series of questions that will give you some time and some space to dream big for the new year for your podcast.
    Show Links:
    Ask Me Anything Podcasting Goals Episode  
    Show Takeaways:
    Listen in to hear the questions that will help you dream big for your podcast, life, and business

    • 14 min
    Most Listened to Episodes of The Podcasting Party from 2021

    Most Listened to Episodes of The Podcasting Party from 2021

    Today I am recapping the most popular episodes of The Podcasting Party in 2021 as well as one of my favorite episodes. I’m also sharing some of my personal takeaways from the year when it comes to podcasting. 
    Whether you’re looking for episodes to catch up on or just curious if your favorite episodes made it in the top 5, today’s episode will be a great place to start. 
     
    Show Links:
    Listen to The Podcasting Party PodInBox Ask Alana Anything!  DM Me Send me an Email: alana@alanadawson.com  
    Show Takeaways: 
    Listen in to hear the top 5 most listened to podcast episodes from The Podcasting Party this year Discover one of Alana’s favorite episodes this year Learn a few of Alana’s personal podcasting takeaways from this year 

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

AngieB421 ,

Great tips that aren’t overwhelming

I’m grateful for Alana’s episodes that give practical podcasting tips that are easy to implement.

Candid Liv ,

Binging All Day

I just found this podcast and I cannot stop listening! Thank you for pouring out! This podcast is amazing.
Liv Dooley from The Best Kept Secret with Liv Dooley

heatherlobe ,

Super helpful/practical

Alana is a great podcast coach- every episode feels like a one-on-one session for helping me grow my podcast and figure out practical next steps. I love Alana’s warmth and encouragement!

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