Welcome To The JAG Show Podcast!

Season 3

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…

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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 podcas…

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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 inte…

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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. …

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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. W…

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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 wh…

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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 …

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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…

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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. F…

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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, Progr…

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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 ado…

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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"…

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Feb. 8, 2022

Can I Use Commercial Music in My Podcast? (2022)

Can you use commercial music in your podcast? Or movie clips? Or other snippets that are commercially licensed? No. You can't,…

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Jan. 31, 2022

Spotify's Biggest Problem Isn't Joe Rogan

Spotify has been all over the news in the last week because of Joe Rogan, but Rogan is a symptom of a much bigger problem. If you…

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Jan. 14, 2022

How to Start a Podcast in 2022

On Thursday, January 13th, I was thrilled to present a podcasting "Professional Edge Workshop" to the Birmingham Bloomfield (Mich…

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Jan. 3, 2022

Start Your Podcast for Under $100

As I ate healthy breakfast and got on my exercise bike today, I thought about resolutions. You may have a 2022 New Year's Resolut…

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Dec. 1, 2021

How to Use a Blue Yeti - If You're Stuck with One

For years, I've railed against the Blue Yeti microphone. As a radio mentor once taught me, "the worst thing for a bad product is…

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Nov. 23, 2021

Do Podcast Ratings and Reviews Matter

Link to this episode: https://jagindetroit.com/ratingsandreviews It seems almost every podcast you listen to - the host asks you …

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Nov. 18, 2021

The Rise of Spoken Word Audio, By The Numbers

Earlier this month, Edison Research and National Public Radio released their annual survey of spoken word audio consumption. The…

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Nov. 12, 2021

It Shouldn't Hurt to Be a Child

Audio is an incredible powerful medium to tell a story. Typically I use this show to give you industry trends and podcast tips. …

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Nov. 3, 2021

Apple vs Spotify Redux

Who's bigger? Spotify or Apple? Well, both.... Welcome in to episode 100 of this season of the Jag Show Podcast. Spotify says it…

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Oct. 28, 2021

Will Amazon Change The Audio Landscape?

Amazon has changed the way we read, and the way we shop. Could they change the way we consume audio? Respected podcast journalis…

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Oct. 21, 2021

There Are No Podcasting Cheat Codes

If you have a podcast, you probably get spammed daily with promises of more downloads and boosting you to the top of the charts. …

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Oct. 14, 2021

Why I Stopped Doing Video for My Podcast

So I've decided I'm no longer going to shoot and edit video for my podcast. So for a few months, I recorded video down here in th…

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Oct. 6, 2021

The Many Fails of Facebook

It's been a really bad week for Facebook - including on the podcasting side. Apologies for not getting a podcast episode out last…

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Sept. 22, 2021

Why You Can't Trust Joe Rogan

Joe Rogan is here to entertain you, not to be a trusted source of information. There's a difference. Last night, a friend of mine…

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Sept. 14, 2021

What Should I Charge for Ads on My Podcast

What Should I Charge for Ads on My Podcast? How much should you charge advertiser in your podcast? Libsyn and AdvertiseCast have…

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Sept. 8, 2021

How Ted Lasso Can Help Your Podcast

Book a podcast discovery call with Jag here: https://jagindetroit.com/calendar After countless recommendations, I subscribed to A…

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Sept. 1, 2021

Are Show Notes Important?

Website Link: https://jagindetroit.com/shownotes Are Show Notes Important? YES! Your show notes are important to the success of…

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Aug. 25, 2021

Is Apple Finally Getting Its Act Together?

Turns out, Apple Podcasts may finally be getting it's act together. I have not been shy in recent weeks about sharing my dismay a…

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Aug. 18, 2021

Your Podcast Needs To Be Everywhere

Your podcast needs to be everywhere - or at least in as many places as it can be. In 2007, I was working for a radio station in V…

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Aug. 12, 2021

What I Learned At Podcast Movement

As always, I learned a lot at this year's Podcast Movement convention, and I'm going to share it with you today. (NEW OPEN) Welco…

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Aug. 5, 2021

Podcast Movement 2021 Day 1 Recap

Hello from my hotel room at Nashville's Opryland Resort, where the first full day of Podcast Movement wrapped up. Some highlight…

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July 29, 2021

Is Your Content Worth Paying For?

Have you seen Ted Lasso? Well, I haven't, but everyone I know keeps telling me I need to. But I'm not a soccer fan. You'll stil…

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July 22, 2021

More Steps Forward - and Back - For Radio

I've long said the only way for music radio to survive is by bringing personality back and differentiating itself from Spotify, P…

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July 15, 2021

Is Your Audacity App Spyware?

Audacy vs Audacity.. Audacity is a free audio editing software with 100 million users worldwide, according to the BBC. Recently,…

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July 1, 2021

How to Record Your Podcast Over Zoom - If You Have To

The last 18 months has taught all of us how to use Zoom. It's great if you need to do a face to face meeting with someone who ma…

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June 24, 2021

Facebook Launches Podcasts - Sort of?

Editor's note: No video this week due to me breaking my foot and my studio not being super accessible. More on that later. The b…

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June 17, 2021

A Lesson from Wheel of Fortune

Welcome in, I'm Jon Gay. We start with a great point from Amplifi Media's Steve Goldstein. Watch any episode of Wheel of Fortune,…

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June 9, 2021

The 7 Deadly Sins of Podcasting

Editor's note: This podcast was recorded just before Apple emailed all podcast creators about the launch of subscriptions. 99% o…

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June 3, 2021

Will Celebrities Ruin Podcasting?

Are celebrities ruining podcasting? The great Tom Webster says no. In fact, celebrities (and their social media followings) will…

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May 27, 2021

Don't Be A Jerk

For this week's advice, I'm shipping up to my home town of Boston, Massachusetts. Matt Siegel, aka Matty In the Morning, has been…

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May 20, 2021

Your Podcast Isn't About You

My advice to you this week is that if you want your podcast to grow, it's NOT ABOUT YOU. Many people start a podcast because they…

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May 13, 2021

Make Changes To Your Podcast - It's Not Too Late!

Welcome in, I'm Jon Gay. There are typically two types of people that start a podcast Some throw caution to the wind and just g…

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May 6, 2021

Apple Podcasts Drama Continues

Welcome in, I'm Jon Gay. I try not to cover the same topic in consecutive weeks, but I had to start with an update on the biggest…

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April 29, 2021

Will Apple Podcasts Changes Affect Me?

Back from vacation last week, but as I tell all my clients, that's the kind of stuff to save for the END of your podcast, so more…

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April 15, 2021

Beware Bad Content

Sometimes, it's a slog to produce a podcast. Coming up with new content is hard. And most studies say consistency is key - list…

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April 8, 2021

Stop Asking for Podcast Ratings and Reviews!

Thank you to all of you who commented on last week's special episode, The Death of Music Radio . I was worried about coming acro…

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April 2, 2021

The Death of Music Radio

Welcome in, I'm Jon Gay. As you hear in my intro, I'm a radio guy turned podcaster. When in radio, I rolled eyes at those "bitte…

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March 25, 2021

There Are Now 2 Million Podcasts

The number of total podcasts online has now hit the 2 million mark - after just passing ONE million last year. Only a third have…

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