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  • How podcasting is like raising a kid (and how to avoid raising a nutcase)
  • What you get by investing time and money into your show

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4 Too many cooks in the podcast kitchen

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When I was growing up, my favorite phrase was “don’t touch me!”

(I still catch flack for this…)

I needed my space.

I’m not as ‘touchy’ these days, but a healthy bubble is always nice.

Growing up, my sister was the biggest influencer of me needing to yell that phrase.

(She’d get so close that she wasn’t actually touching me, but a hair away from it)

Nowadays, we still mess around, but we’ve figured it out enough to know what to avoid if we want to get along – especially when cooking together.

Neither of us have the biggest kitchen, so in order for things to work right, she needs her area, and I need mine – because everything gets tougher when the situation gets cramped.

This is no different when it comes to standing out with your podcast…

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How to podcast like a pickup artist

When I get out of the house to work, I work.

The distractions I have around me at home tend to keep me doing everything besides work…

My dog is chewing the carpet in my room.

(bad Elvis!)

My roommates are coming in and out.

And, I have access to all of my favorite things.

(delicious food, my mic, and finger skateboards galore)

That’s why I like going to coffee shops far and wide.

Because at home, I do everything besides work.

But when I switch my environment up and am able to focus, the result is completely 180°.

It’s the same for our listeners.

Let me explain…

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Getting big names to interview you

Here’s a question I get asked and commonly see plaguing many podcasters out in the wild:

“How can I grow my audience and get more listeners to my podcast?”

I respond that a combination of guest-posting and strategic interviews are the way to go, and that you have to put in some hard work and help key-influencers in your industry.

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Real-World example:

John Lee Dumas & Kate Erickson from Entrepreneur on Fire.

Big-timers in the podcasting World.

(and no longer accepting guest posts on their blog…)

Here’s how it went:

I noticed that there hasn’t been much content around podcasting on their blog lately.

What’d I do?

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