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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Temper Your Harsh Critic By Looking For A Podcast's Best Trick [S3E55C]
Wednesday 25 November 2020
: Guest host: https://twitter.com/DrKevinPatton (Kevin Patton) of the podcasts https://theapprofessor.org/podcast.html (The A&P Professor)...
3 Easy Steps To Increase The Global Appeal Of Your Local Podcast [S3E55B]
Wednesday 18 November 2020
: Guest host:http://davidjackson.org/ ( )https://twitter.com/stephfuccio (Steph Fuccio) from https://www.stephfuccio.com/ (The Geopats...
Getting Your Podcast Unstuck With The Three I’s [S3E55A]
Wednesday 11 November 2020
: Guest host:http://davidjackson.org/ ( )https://twitter.com/pojones (Patrick Oliver Jones) from http://winmipodcast.com (Why I’ll Never...
Podcasting At Its Best Is Give & Take [S3E55]
Thursday 29 October 2020
: Podcasting is very much a two-way street between podcasters and listeners. It’s just that the bidirectional flow of give-and-take isn’t...
Why PINOs - Podcasters In Name Only - Own The Future [S3E54]
Wednesday 28 October 2020
: This US election cycle has been a giant shitshow, but it has caused two terms - RINO and DINO - to become a part of our cultural lexicon....
A Podcaster's Work Is Never Done... Until They're Done [S3E53]
Tuesday 27 October 2020
: Some Podcasters Finish Thousands Of Episodes
I have a few friends who have been podcasting since the beginning, and they’re rapidly...
Podcasting In Hi-Fi: 3 Trends To Watch [S3E52]
Monday 26 October 2020
: Gamers are largely responsible for the crisp, deep, and rich visual experiences we have come to expect when watching any sort of video on...
Podcasting On Smart Speakers Isn't Dumb; It's The Future [S3E51]
Thursday 22 October 2020
: I think we can all agree that the podcast listening experience on smart speakers is pretty terrible. And by “we” I mean podcasters. We...
Accepting Podcast Listeners' Interest vs Desire Conflict [S3E50]
Wednesday 21 October 2020
: Growing your podcast’s audience isn’t as easy as you want it to be. Even if you do all the marketing and promotional things right,...
Who's In Charge Here? You Or Your Podcast?
Tuesday 20 October 2020
: Being a podcaster changes you. It’s certainly changed me. The changes podcasting has on you come in many forms, but the important ones can...
Why Spotify's Shows With Music Is A Big Deal Beyond Podcasting [S3E48]
Thursday 15 October 2020
: Recently, Spotify removed a seemingly unmovable object that some say has plagued podcasting since the beginning of podcasting: music...
Normalize The Making Of Abnormal Podcasts... Again [S3E47]
Wednesday 14 October 2020
: Abnormality is not a bad thing. It’s just not normal. Until you normalize it. Here are four different ideas here that might help you...
The Minor Role Podcasters Play In Podcasting's Power Dynamics [S3E46]
Tuesday 13 October 2020
: As podcasters, our control ends as soon as we’ve mastered our .mp3 files. After that, we cede control to other entities. Entities with...
Learning To Trust The Podcaster You Are Right Now [S3E45]
Thursday 08 October 2020
: There are a lot of unknowns when it comes to podcasting. Without getting too metaphorical, we swim in a sea of uncertainty as we navigate...
Simply Making The Podcast You Want & Your Audience Needs [S3E44]
Wednesday 07 October 2020
: Complexity creep happens. Especially in creative endeavors like podcasting where we have at best a set of guidelines and maybe a roadmap,...
Milking Your Podcast's Popularity For All It’s Worth [S3E43]
Tuesday 06 October 2020
: People - listeners - are attracted to popular podcasts. Other people - podcasters like us - do very little to promote the popularity of the...
A Simple Trick To Power Through More Podcasts In Less Time [S3E42]
Thursday 01 October 2020
: You need exposure to inspiring podcast content if you want to make an inspiring podcast of your own. But none of us have an abundance of...
Tracking Podcast Downloads Is Worthless To Everyone [S3E41]
Wednesday 30 September 2020
: I’m aware that most podcast advertising inventory today is priced and purchased based on the number of downloads an episode is projected...
Boost Your Podcast Monetization With A Business Manager [S3E40]
Tuesday 29 September 2020
: We don’t often hear stories from the business managers of podcasts, because they don’t have the sexiest of jobs. But it’s not an...
Podcasting A Hot Take Without Coming Off Like A Jerk [S3E39]
Monday 28 September 2020
: Given the state of our current divisions, podcasters don’t have to look too hard to find controversial topics to cover on an episode. And...
The Benefits To Podcasting When You're Less Critical More Often [S3E38]
Wednesday 23 September 2020
: I am a harsh critic. And I have no poker face, so you can clearly tell, either by sight or by sound, when I'm being critical. At least I...
The Healthy Way To Deal With Doubts About Your Podcast [S3E37]
Tuesday 22 September 2020
: Doubts and suspicions about the content we make for public consumption are normal. We all have them. Even the most successful podcasters in...
We The People Are Changing Podcasting For The Better [S3E36]
Monday 21 September 2020
: It should come as a surprise to no one that the media we consume is polluted by misinformation and disinformation. Podcasting is part of...
Are Podcasters To Blame For Podcasting’s Slow Growth? [S3E35]
Thursday 17 September 2020
: Have you heard that Amazon Music now includes podcasts? Not knowing that means you somehow missed not only the news but also the email...
Uncovering The Tension Between Fast & Slow Podcasting Processes [S3E34]
Wednesday 16 September 2020
: Abe Lincoln said that if he had six hours to chop down a tree, he'd spend the first four sharpening his ax....