While no gatekeepers are deciding who gets to make a podcast, there are some basic ideas that, if followed, will allow you to not only find your audience but retain them. Keep these tips in mind before you hit the wi-fi airways!
I was asked to speak as part of a group at the career night for Boys & Girls Haven. A writer, I was told, sounded like a cool thing to be, and the kids might want to hear about it. (I wound up sitting next to a stat-flight paramedic – now her job seemed cool. I just sit in my room and make stuff up.)
Once I pulled the fear out of the shadows, kicking and screaming, into the light, everything got a lot simpler. I had always believed that procrastination was my problem. The real problem was fear and, unless your physical being is in jeopardy, that’s rarely a good basis on which to plan a career or a life.