Where plenty of podcasts about podcasting (PAPs) tell you what to do, Podcast Pontifications what to think about in podcasting. These daily, insightful forward-looking episodes have one central tenet: Podcasting needs to be made better, not just easier.
Designed for the working podcaster, these short-form episodes get you thinking about the future of podcasting and how you can better prepare yourself -- and your shows -- for the future. The goal is simple: help you develop critical thinking skills needed to make the best future-proofed podcast you can with the tools of today. Plus a few sneak previews of what might be coming tomorrow.
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The Next One Million Podcasts Will Come From Clubhouse, Not Podcasters [S3E85]
Thursday 25 February 2021
: In 2020, https://blog.anchor.fm/updates/podcasting-in-2020 (one million podcasts powered by Anchor launched), effectively doubling the size...
Stop Ignoring Your Podcast's Accessibility Issues [S3E84]
Wednesday 24 February 2021
: Perhaps I've been too subtle, so let me speak clearly and louder for those in the back: Accessibility matters.
Many podcasters are...
If Podcasting Can't Please Everyone, Should We Even Try? [S3E83]
Tuesday 23 February 2021
: This episode is based on https://twitter.com/awilkinson/status/1363245278824816641?s=20 (a tweet from Andrew Wilkinson), co-founder of Tiny...
Podcast Categories Have A Bad Apple At The Core [S3E82]
Monday 22 February 2021
: I recently signed https://www.podcastersdeclare.com/ (Podcasters Declare), an open letter to Apple designed to pressure the tech-giant into...
How iHeart's Buying Spree Will Effect The Future Of Podcasting [S3E81]
Thursday 18 February 2021
: Yesterday's big podcasting news was https://twitter.com/evoterra/status/1362037770500280324?s=20 (iHeartMedia’s acquisition of Triton...
Podcasting's Elephant In The Evergreens Conundrum [S3E80]
Wednesday 17 February 2021
: Will the future be kind to your podcast? A good amount of us are making timeless podcast episodes that are fine to listen to 3 days, 3...
What We Talk About When We Talk About Podcasting [S3E79]
Tuesday 16 February 2021
: In the online podcast support communities, there’s a huge amount of demand for podcast monetization, growth hacks, and podcast launch...
How To Share Your Podcasting Brilliance & Not Be A Jerk About It [S3E78]
Thursday 11 February 2021
: At some point, many podcasters feel the need to share the knowledge they have gained with other less experienced podcasters. But how you do...
Bringing Back The Magic To Your Boring Podcast [S3E77]
Wednesday 10 February 2021
: What do you do when you get bored with the podcast you're making right now? Yes, I said when you get bored, not if you get bored. Because...
Tweaking Your Serialized Podcast For More Listener Love [S3E76]
Tuesday 09 February 2021
: Recently https://twitter.com/evoterra/status/1358433077073117185?s=20 (I tweeted my frustrations) with serialized podcasters. I’m...
Make Your Good Podcast Great With Syndicated Content [S3E75]
Monday 08 February 2021
: Podcasters tend to love collaboration, but it’s not easy. Unless we embrace the notion of syndicated content. Then it gets much easier.
The Gateway Drug To Podcasting Is You [S3E74]
Wednesday 03 February 2021
: We podcasters all have a lot of jobs to do. So at the risk of adding one more role to your already-overflowing plate, there’s another job...
A Podcast's Power To Change People... And The Podcaster [S3E73]
Tuesday 02 February 2021
: Whether we know it or not, our podcasts and the episodes we produce change our listeners. And if they listen to the episodes of our podcasts...
Making Your Podcast Better With Dynamic Content [S3E72]
Monday 01 February 2021
: It's 2021, my dudes, and there exists a way to keep content completely relevant to the audience regardless of when or where they access our...
Can Video Be The Future Of Podcasting If We're Sick Of It? [S3E71]
Thursday 28 January 2021
: We live in a world where many of us are getting sick of video-based communications and content.
For a year now video has been forced upon...
The Battle Against Irrelevancy In Podcasting [S3E70]
Wednesday 27 January 2021
: I'm afraid of becoming irrelevant to the world of podcasting. Not outdated. And not even unimportant. Simply irrelevant.
Is Today's Controversy Tomorrow's Podcast Episode? [S3E69]
Tuesday 26 January 2021
: When controversy breaks, should you consider throwing your proverbial hat into the ring? If you don’t normally cover current events and...
The Joy Of Successfully Creative Podcasting [S3E68]
Monday 25 January 2021
: It may be an over-reach on my part, but it seems that every book, every course, and every workshop is about creating a successful podcast. A...
Living Up To The Promises You Made With Your Podcast [S3E67]
Thursday 21 January 2021
: Every podcast is a promise. Are you and your show still living up to that promise? You’ve probably changed, which is good and natural. But...
Podcast Your Way Through The Unknown [S3E66]
Wednesday 20 January 2021
: I have some bad news for you.
Having a big-name guest on your podcast—if your episodes feature guests—will not make your podcast...
Blending Listener Emotions For A Better Podcast [S3E65]
Tuesday 19 January 2021
: Every one of your episodes elicits some sort of emotional response from every one of your listeners. Intentional or not, every podcast...
Making More Equity In Podcasting By Stepping Back [S3E64]
Monday 18 January 2021
: In reflection of today, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Jr._Day (Martin Luther King Day) in the United States, I examining...
Is Clubhouse The Future Of Podcasting? [S3E63]
Thursday 14 January 2021
: Not all of 2020’s gifts that keep on giving into ‘21 are bad. Take...
7 Intentional Ways To Boost Your Podcasting [S3E62]
Wednesday 13 January 2021
: One sweaty time at a distanced Barre class was all it took for the advice of fellow http://www.geologicpodcast.com/ (podcaster George Hrab)...
A Brief Lesson Podcasters Can Learn From Politicians [S3E61]
Tuesday 12 January 2021
: Podcasters have a reputation for being more than a little rambly. They often dive into various tangents and talk at length on trivial...