Daily Podcasts – So Much Fluff

So I’ve recently previewed another daily “business” podcasts and the results we’re much like the other ones I’ve heard.

The average length of these podcasts is usually between 8 and 15 minutes. Each episode consisted of roughly:

  • 15-30 second episode intro
  • 30 second podcast intro (don’t get me started on these, makes me appreciate my 30 sec skip)
  • 30 sec ad
  • actual content – usually taking 2-3 times the amount it should take to address the topic.
  • Closing outro
  • Another 30 sec ad
  • 1-2 minute outro plugging own site.

So, in a 10 minute episode, 30% – 40% of the time is spent not addressing the intended topic. Multiple this by 5-7 days per week and it appears that the podcast is wasting lots of your time.

Post URL is What

I’m sure there’s a way around this before you hit publish, but one thing that is annoying is you sometimes type a filler title, then type away. Once the autosave kicks in, the post’s URL has been set. So tonight, I tested by not entering a title and just typing the body of the post…Continue Reading

Take a 30 Day Podcast Purge

Driving home today, I was thinking, “Maybe, I should do another 30 day online business podcast purge.” Last year, I think across September and October, I did not listen to any online business podcast for 30 days and it felt great. I do enjoy most of the podcast episodes I listen to, but they were…Continue Reading

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