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Markus is the host of Spiritual Life and Leadership. He's a pastor and wanted a way to help Christian leaders lead from a healthy inner life. Today, Markus shares how he overcame imposter syndrome, the clarity of his message and audience, and how it feels when you finally book that popular guest.
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I started with less than 10 listeners for months. Then it doubled. Then it doubled again.
Nobody else is going to help you...
Ruthie Gray is a blogger and host of the Instagram Insider Hacks podcast where she makes Instagram "so easy your mom can do it." Today, Ruthie shares how she overcame understanding all the technology, why you need to share your life on Instagram, and the episode that proves a little work can pay off big. Ruthie says you just need to get started—both podcasting and Instagram—or you will never improve.
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I don't need to work for five hours on show notes because no one will read them anyway.
You can always...
Jerry Dugan is one half of the team behind Beyond the Rut. Today, Jerry shares how podcasting has changed in the eight years he's been doing it, how specific to get on your audience, and the value of networking. Jerry is committed to always improving and his podcast helps men do just that.
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Christ isn't meant to be kept inside this bottle.
Jennifer Eikenhorst is the host of Accidental Hope. She is a mom of four, wife, and a middle school math teacher. Her story changed when she caused an accident that killed someone. Today, Jennifer shares how her podcast gave her a place to share her story, help people like her, and create good out of a tragic situation. Jennifer's podcasting journey reminds us that we can do big things even when we are scared.
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This post is by Michael Woodward of JumbleThink. I asked him for his best advice for monetization strategies for new podcasters.
Monetizing your podcast is one of the best ways to make it sustainable.
But how do you effectively monetize your show?
While I wished I could give you all the best tricks for making money with your show, I can only tell you what I’ve learned from my own experiences.
Here are a few tips from my own personal experience:
Many of us see ads as the best option to make money from our shows. Often this technique is just low hanging fruit. It’s also one of the hardest ways to monetize your show.
Why’s that, you ask?
To really make money from ads you need an audience. Most new podcasters do not have an audience, especially a large enough audience to make a bank from ads.
(Little known secret about ads: The more narrow...
Seth Price is the host of Can I Say This at Church?, a podcast about asking the hard questions. Today, Seth shares how he came up with his name, how he gets great guests, and why he has to be interested in every single episode. Seth is an accomplished podcaster who creates space for questions and pondering. It's a great use of the podcast medium and I know you will be inspired to create the space you need, too.
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I don't care if people think I'm...
Amber Cullum is a mom to three and the podcaster behind Grace Enough podcast. Today, Amber shares how she made the choice to start a podcast, why her favorite episodes are vulnerable, and the joy of book that great guest. Amber's story reminds us that we all start somewhere and grow from there.
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Eric Nevins is the host of Halfway There, a podcast focused on the Christian spiritual journey. He also founded Christian Podcasters Association in 2017 to bring Christian podcasters together. Today, Eric shares about learning about supernatural experiences with God, how podcasting helped him find his mission, and why short introductions are better than long ones. Eric reminds us that this podcasting is about personal development not audience development.
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Michael Woodward is the host of JumbleThink, a podcast about the story of ideas. He aims high for his guest and never fails to disappoint. Today, he shares the challenge he gives himself in podcasting, how to get good feedback for your podcast, and why you should never swap reviews. Michael is a world class podcaster and I know you're going to love this conversation!
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Meg Glesener is a mom of eight and the host of the Letters From Home podcast. Today, Meg shares how she discovered podcasting, overcoming the technology hurdles, and why podcasting is the ministry God has for her. Her story reminds us that being faithful is just as important as being great! Get moving and God will do the rest.
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These are stories that inspire me. I thought, "If they inspire me, maybe they will inspire someone else."
I feel the privilege of it every time I...