Concluding the series on fixing common podcasting problems, here are ways others have creatively solved problems they faced with their podcasts.
Making interesting openings
- Avoid saying the same thing in your episode openings.
- Engage your audience right away.
Maurice Cherry from Revision Path.
- Only go after sponsors you actually use.
- Convince sponsors on the value of your show and that it matches their value.
Appearing on TV and interviewing popular guests
- Call TV producers with a timely proposal (ideally with local relevance).
- Incorporate props into your segment.
- Create a media page with your TV appearances.
- Use a mirror to find the places that reflect directly into your mic.
- Reduce flat surfaces.
- Hang multiple layers of blankets or towels.
- Build your own acoustic panels.
- Test on others to see how it works.
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