Hey Podcasting, Don’t Do What Radio Does

Radio is trying to generate revenue any way it can. Actually, radio has been trying to generate revenue any way it can for many, many years — very often with free ads, free or cheap website banner ads, free or dirt-cheap remotes, free or near-free weather billboards, etc. (Some call this “added value.”) It’s a…
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How Not to Start An Interview

Here’s the start of a real radio interview (in a large market) that reminds us of the importance of planning ahead, getting to the point, pre-recording, and editing… Host: Hi Artist, how are you? Artist: I’m good, I’m good. Host: That’s good. Glad to hear it. So you’re doing okay? Artist: I am, thank you….
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Upgrade Your Radio Show with 3 Questions

Remember when on-air talent and Program Directors frequently met to evaluate the content and structure of radio shows? Some of these meetings were simple and vitally important aircheck sessions; others were quarterly (hopefully) top-to-bottom reviews of every element of the show. Today, with nearly every programmer juggling two or three additional titles, finding time for…
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My Favorite Productivity Apps

By Steve Holstein In my never-ending quest for efficiency and organization I download and test productivity apps quite often. These are the apps which are helping me to get things done. Apple Notes For a long time my go-to note taking app was Evernote, but earlier this year I switched full time to Apple Notes….
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