More Podcast Stats & the BIG Announcement

December 12, 2018

Dave talks about stats and how The Snack Authority podcast is doing. He also has a big announcement.

Join David Garofalo at the Studio 21 Podcast Café as he teaches you how to improve your podcast:

  • What are the stats for The Snack Authority?
  • How could this be monetized?
  • What are the stats for all podcasts on Apple Podcasts?
  • Podcasts live forever, along with their advertisements
  • What is your call to action?
  • What topics have been covered on The Studio 21 Podcast?
  • Why haven’t you started podcasting yet?

All this and much more! This and every Studio 21 Podcast was recorded at the Studio 21 Podcast Cafe and is proudly Hosted on The United Podcast Network.

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Ideas for Segments on Your Podcast

December 5, 2018

Dave talks about how structure your show and the benefits of doing so. Putting you show into segments helps with the preparation and delivery.

Join David Garofalo at the Studio 21 Podcast Café as he teaches you how to improve your podcast:

  • Segments help with the flow of the show
  • What kind of segments should I have?
  • Do segments help with sponsors?
  • How do I match segments to sponsors?
  • Record the segment for your pitch to the sponsor

All this and much more! This and every Studio 21 Podcast was recorded at the Studio 21 Podcast Cafe and is proudly Hosted on The United Podcast Network.

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What’s Your Plan B?

November 28, 2018

Dave talks about the three P’s of podcasting. He shares his ideas about how to be ready no matter what situation arises.

Join David Garofalo at the Studio 21 Podcast Café as he teaches you how to improve your podcast:

  • What are the 3 P’s of podcasting?
  • A no show guest does not mean there is not a show
  • Should I do a podcast on the same topic without the guest?
  • Have a list of topics with enough detail to do a podcast, even if it’s shorter than normal
  • The show must go on!
  • Consistency is the most important thing – don’t skip episodes
  • You need to be there for your audience when they expect you

All this and much more! This and every Studio 21 Podcast was recorded at the Studio 21 Podcast Cafe and is proudly Hosted on The United Podcast Network.

 

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Is Your Show a Turkey?

November 21, 2018

Dave talks about how to tell whether your show is a turkey. He shares his thoughts on how you should look at the success of your show.

Join David Garofalo at the Studio 21 Podcast Café as he teaches you how to improve your podcast. This week is about evaluating your show:

  • Do the download numbers tell the whole story?
  • Is my show a financial success?
  • Is it all about money and numbers?
  • Is there anything wrong with just enjoying doing your show?
  • Is my podcast a valuable learning experience?
  • How can I fix problems with my podcast?

All this and much more! This and every Studio 21 Podcast was recorded at the Studio 21 Podcast Cafe and is proudly Hosted on The United Podcast Network.

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Are You Still Motivated to Do Your Podcast?

November 14, 2018

Dave talks about why people stop doing their podcast. What’s the right mindset to start your podcast and what can you do to stay motivated to keep doing it.

Join David Garofalo at the Studio 21 Podcast Café as he teaches you how to improve your podcast. This week is about listener acquisition:

  • Why do so many people stop doing their podcast?
  • Why do so many people have trouble starting their podcast?
  • What can go wrong if I plan everything properly?
  • It’s important to always have a plan B
  • What show format works and makes it easy to prepare?
  • You need to allocate time to prepare and do your show
  • What are you going to stop doing so you have time for your podcast?
  • What percentage of podcasts only have 1 episode?

All this and much more! This and every Studio 21 Podcast was recorded at the Studio 21 Podcast Cafe and is proudly Hosted on The United Podcast Network.

 

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Should My Podcast Have Teasers?

November 7, 2018

Dave talks about using teasers on your podcast. He explains why some view teasers as negative and why they are not.

Join David Garofalo at the Studio 21 Podcast Café as he teaches you how to improve your podcast. This week is about why your podcast needs teasers:

  • Should I be using teasers on my podcast?
  • What makes a teaser effective?
  • Is there any such thing as a bad teaser?
  • How do I decide which content is worth teasing?
  • What are the common mistakes people make with teasers?

All this and much more! This and every Studio 21 Podcast was recorded at the Studio 21 Podcast Cafe and is proudly Hosted on The United Podcast Network.

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Promotions FOR and ON Your Podcast

October 31, 2018

Dave talks about the best ways to promote your podcast. He shares ideas that have worked for his podcasts and the ones on the United Podcast Network.

Join David Garofalo at the Studio 21 Podcast Café as he teaches you how to improve your podcast. This week is about promoting your podcast:

  • How do I promote my podcast?
  • What makes a podcast go viral?
  • Where should I promote my podcast online?
  • Where else can I promote my podcast?
  • Should I run a contest for my listeners?
  • What kind of promotional items should I consider?
  • How can I get guests to help me promote?
  • Is it a mistake to be a guest on a competitor’s podcast?

All this and much more! This and every Studio 21 Podcast was recorded at the Studio 21 Podcast Cafe and is proudly Hosted on The United Podcast Network.

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Is Your Podcast an Expense or an Investment?

October 29, 2018

Dave talks about the cost of producing a podcast. He shares his thoughts about investing in your podcast.

Join David Garofalo at the Studio 21 Podcast Café as he teaches you how to improve your podcast. This week is about listener acquisition:

  • The cost of podcasting should be viewed as an investment
  • The barrier to entry is very low
  • Podcasting is a real business
  • What do you need to get started?
  • How do you market and promote your podcast?
  • Promoting before, during and after the podcast
  • Promotions to build listener engagement and retention

All this and much more! This and every Studio 21 Podcast was recorded at the Studio 21 Podcast Cafe and is proudly Hosted on The United Podcast Network.

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How Can I Get More Listeners for My Podcast?

October 17, 2018

Dave talks about some ways to get new listeners. He shares some strategies that have worked for his podcasts.

Join David Garofalo at the Studio 21 Podcast Café as he teaches you how to improve your podcast. This week is about listener acquisition:

  • Consistency is the number 1 secret for podcast success
  • Leverage social media to find new listeners
  • What about Facebook Live?
  • What other ways can I make potential listeners aware of my podcast?
  • Growing your listenership requires dedication and work

All this and much more! This and every Studio 21 Podcast was recorded at the Studio 21 Podcast Cafe and is proudly Hosted on The United Podcast Network.

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What Should My Download Numbers Be for My New Podcast?

October 10, 2018

Join David Garofalo at the Studio 21 Podcast Café as he teaches you how to start a new podcast. Dave will be talking about the steps to get going.

  • What are the numbers for The Snack Authority?
  • How should I interpret my number of downloads?
  • How do I improve my numbers?
  • Where should I host my podcast?
  • Is The Snack Authority succeeding?

All this and much more! This and every Studio 21 Podcast was recorded at the Studio 21 Podcast Cafe and is proudly Hosted on The United Podcast Network.

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