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Jan. 5, 2023

2023 Podcast Predictions

What's better than one podcast producer's 2023 predictions? How about 5? I moderate this month's roundtable with Matt Cundill of The Sound Off Media Company, Catherine O'Brien of Branch Out Programs, Johnny Podcasts of Stra...

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Jan. 2, 2023

Happy 2023, Podcasters!

Hey everyone, it's been a minute. Gonna break down the last month or so of podcast news and look forward to 2023. First, a programming note. Yes, I've "pod faded" with this show a bit. That's largely because I've been …

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Nov. 16, 2022

10-ish Podcasting News Stories From The Last Month

It's been awhile since we did a recap of news in the podcasting world - so I'm gonna share some headlines that have grabbed my attention over the last month or so: The biggest story is Edison Research's Spoken Word …

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Nov. 7, 2022

Bonus: WJPZ at 50 Podcast Trailer

A great way to promote your podcast is in other podcasts. It's what's known as a "Feed drop." If you can work out a trade with a similar podcaster, you can promote each other's shows. The old adage is "fish …

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Nov. 2, 2022

8 Things Disney World Can Teach You About Your Podcast

My wife and I are back from a week in Disney World with some friends, and a lot of the things they do there can apply to you and your podcast. Now I realize Disney has about a 90 year …

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Oct. 20, 2022

Are Podcasts Coming to TikTok?

TikTok continues to out-innovate (and out-grow) other social media apps. And podcasting could be their next feature. PodNews, via AudioMeans, reports that there is a new "bot scraping our feeds." Or, in English, another part...

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Oct. 13, 2022

How Spotify's Greed Cost People Their Jobs

The big news in podcasting this week was Spotify canceling 10 shows from its Parcast and Gimlet studios, leading to a layoff of just under 5% of its workforce. And it's all because of...greed. https://www.hollywoodreporter.c...

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Oct. 7, 2022

Audacy's Problems Spread to Radio and Podcasting

I really don't want this to be a podcast where I talk about radio, an industry I left in 2017 after almost 20 years. But for the second straight week, we've got a radio company who's trying to break podcasting. …

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Sept. 29, 2022

Is iHeart Scamming the Podcasting Industry?

Is iHeart scamming the podcasting industry? That's the implication of an article this week that was widely discussed in the podcasting world. The story is from Bloomberg and written by Ashley Carman, one of the most respecte...

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Sept. 23, 2022

When Should I Release My Podcast?

Yesterday, I went to the North American International Auto Show, known to locals here as the Detroit Auto Show, or just the Auto Show. And it reminded me of a common question I get from podcasters - when should I …

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Sept. 15, 2022

What Shane Hawkins Can Teach Us About Podcasting

Did you see 16 year old Shane Hawkins pay tribute to his dad at the recent Foo Fighters tribute to Taylor Hawkins? Well, turns out how you heard about it and how you watched and reacted to it - can …

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Sept. 8, 2022

Lessons from Podcast Movement 2022

Season 4 of The Jag Show starts with a recap of what I learned at Podcast Movement about long and short form video, branded podcasts, how to grow your show, and finally, the dust up over Ben Shapiro's appearance.

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June 28, 2022

Podfade Happened To Me Too

You may have noticed that it's been awhile since I've come out with a new episode of this podcast. And for that, I apologize. I've often talked about "PodFade" in this show - it's when after a certain number of …

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May 24, 2022

How Matt Got to Episode 300 (Podcast Superfriends)

In our May 2022 livestream, the 5 "Podcast Superfriends" assembled to talk about how Matt Cundill pushed through the usual podcast obstacles to get to the 300th episode of The Sound Off Podcast. We cover lessons learned, and ...

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May 4, 2022

JAG on The ROCC Pod - Royal Oak Chamber

For over a year now, three co-hosts and I have been working on a podcast for the Royal Oak Michigan Chamber of Commerce. We interview various members of the Chamber about themselves and their businesses. Once a quarter, we ...

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April 28, 2022

What Can Elon Musk and Twitter Do For Podcasting?

To watch this podcast as a video, you can do so here: https://youtu.be/hp4JmAZhTPE Elon Musk is buying Twitter for $44 billion. And while much has been discussed about the political and free speech ramifications of this move...

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April 22, 2022

Repurposing Webinars as Podcasts

I joined Brenda Meller of Meller Marketing on Tuesday for a presentation on how to repurpose LinkedIn Live videos as podcasts. While Brenda works mostly with LinkedIn, the tips here are applicable to video webinars of all ki...

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April 15, 2022

iHeart, Podcasting, and NFT's

iHeart has launched a podcasting network for NFT's. More on that later. Here are this week's podcasting headlines: Wanna know which advertisers are investing in the top 5,000 podcasts? Podchaser has a new tool to track that...

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April 8, 2022

New Podcasting Stats and Tools

Some hand wringing over Infinite Dial 2022 - a slight dropoff in podcasting. Monthly listeners went from 41% of the population to 38%. My take: it's nothing to worry about. The pandemic turbo-charged podcasting growth, a...

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March 30, 2022

I'm a Radio DJ Again...Sort Of

I've decided to try being a music radio DJ again - except in the podcast world. I read about Amazon's new "Amp" project that lets you create audio shows with music from Amazon's library. But when I tried it, I …

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March 22, 2022

Find Out How Many Followers Your Show Has

One of the biggest frustrations for podcasters has always been NOT knowing how many people follow, or subscribe to, their show. Finally, that's about to change... James Cridland broke this in PodNews this morning. Next month,...

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March 17, 2022

Being Good Beats Being a Celebrity

Being good at your craft is better than being a big name celebrity. This was confirmed to us by no less than Beata Murphy, Program Director of KIIS Los Angeles. She keynoted our WJPZ Syracuse Alumni Banquet earlier this mon...

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March 1, 2022

Can I Find Your Podcast?

Jag: Can I find your podcast? First off happy Mardi Gras to everybody in Louisiana, I may be a native of Massachusetts and an adopted Michigander. But I really do miss y'all around this time of year. Laissez le bon …

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Feb. 15, 2022

Should My podcast Have A QR Code?

Do I need a QR Code for my podcast? Yes, it's a great idea to promote your show. For example, did you see the "bouncing QR code" commercial during the Super Bowl? It was for Coinbase, the Cryptocurrency exchange. The …

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