Episodes

Jan. 27, 2015

Making Media With John Lee Dumas - The Podcast Report Episode #30

In getting ready for the launch of the How To Podcast book, Paul Colligan interviews John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneur On Fire about his content creation process and how he makes media. is it the formula he's created that he owes his success to, or...

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Jan. 20, 2015

A New Metric For Podcasting - The Podcast Report Episode #29

Paul Colligan introduces a new possible metric for Podcasting - the DPV - or Downloads Per Visitor. Join him for a quick conversation about why this might be something you want to track. To get the transcript from this episode a mindmap of what Paul...

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Jan. 13, 2015

Here's Why - The Podcast Report With Paul Colligan Episode #28

You've been reaching out to Paul with questions about why he's doing with his Podcast what he's doing with his Podcast. In the first episode of 2015, he decides to answer most of your questions. To get the transcripts and show notes from this episode,...

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Dec. 16, 2014

Podcasting Predictions For 2015 - The Podcast Report Episode #27

It's always fun to end the year with a good predictions show and I'll do just that.  Big ideas - Podcasting Is About Content - Not Technology / New Platforms Won’t Increase Your Audience - You Will. Links  book

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Dec. 9, 2014

I Want Your Podcast In My #1 Top Selling Podcast Book - The Podcast Report Episode #26

When I released  on Amazon, it hit #1 in 3 different countries (and it was just a pre-release book). I want your Podcasting story to be in this book and in this special episode of The Podcast Report I explain the why and the how. To get the...

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Dec. 2, 2014

Twitter Bombing Isn't The Problem - The Podcast Report Episode #25

Twitter Bombing is a big topic these days. Yes, it's a bad thing, but it's as much a symptom of the problems of this space as it is anything else. We have better options in Podcasting than the download metric and, maybe, we can leverage the pain of...

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Nov. 25, 2014

How Do You Monetize Your Podcast? - The Podcast Report Episode #24

This is the question I get asked all too often, and often the question is asked too late. The formula for Podcast Monetization is explained in this episode of The Podcast Report With Paul Colligan. For a transcript and Mind Map of this episode, text...

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Nov. 18, 2014

Podcasts On Spotify - This Is Getting Interesting - The Podcast Report Episode #23

A recent tech rumor says Spotify is examining putting Podcasts into their platform. In Episode #23 of The Podcast Report, Paul Colligan offers a few thoughts on what this might mean and how Podcasters should begin to get ready for their content on an...

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Nov. 11, 2014

The Six Podcaster Practices That Do More Damage Than Good - The Podcast Report Episode #22

Paul Colligan, a six-time best-selling author of The Business Podcasting Bible, Podcast Strategies, and numerous other podcasting books, presents episode 22 of The Podcast Report. Todays episode includes six podcaster practices that can do more damage...

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Nov. 4, 2014

What Will Podcasting Be Like In 10 Years? The Podcast Report Episode 21

In episode #21 of The Podcast Report, Paul Colligan examines Podcasting's next 10 years (based on an article from Todd Cochrane on the first 10). To get a transcript and mind map of the episode, text "#ep21" to 503-897-1290 Big Idea - Want To See...

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Oct. 28, 2014

What Does The Stitcher Acquisition Mean To Podcasters? The Podcast Report Episode #20

European music service Deezer recently acquired the streaming content/podcasting service Stitcher. This is great news for the Podcaster, and, at the same time, a call to maybe change a few things. To get the transcript and mind map from this episode,...

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Oct. 21, 2014

Do The Podcast Directories Matter Anymore? The Podcast Report Episode #19

A considerable amount of Podcast "training" out there speaks to the need to focus on the Podcast Directories for your marketing. Episode #19 examines this trend and asks the question that needs to be asked ... do the Podcast Directories actually...

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Oct. 14, 2014

No Podcast Is An Island - The Podcast Report #18

Nothing is sadder than great Podcast content that thinks it is "just a Podcast." No Podcast is an island and in this episode, Paul Colligan explains why a Podcast should embrace being "more" than a Podcast. Text "#EP18" to 503-897-1290 to get...

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Oct. 7, 2014

What Did We Learn From Podcast Day 2014? - The Podcast Report Episode #17

September 30 was the first #PodcastDay and Paul Colligan offers 3 things he learned this year that he hopes to take into next year's celebration of all things Podcasting. Big Idea - When we make Podcasting about the tech, we lose the very audience...

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Sept. 30, 2014

Is There Money In Making Podcasting Complicated - The Podcast Report Episode #16

Let's admit it - there are some who seem to take great pleasure in making Podcasting as complicated as possible. It isn't complicated, doesn't need to be, and when you get rid of the complications, you'll find a world that's all about making better...

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Sept. 23, 2014

Podcast Or Perish - Why The Future Of Media Is Experience - The Podcast Report Episode #15

Recorded at last year's Annual Event, Paul's 10 Minute Talk (TM) on "Podcast Or Perish - Why The Future Of Content Is Experience" marks this special 15th episode of The Podcast Report. To get a transcript of this Episode (and a link to a video...

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Sept. 16, 2014

iOS 8 Is A Gift To Podcasters (And How To Take Advantage Of This Gift) - The Podcast Report #14

Tomorrow, Apple releases iOS 8 and this is a HUGE gift to Podcasters who take advantage of it. Paul Colligan interviews Rob Walch of Libysn, Today in iOS, Podcast 411 and more about the implications of iOS 8 on every Podcast and how you can take...

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Sept. 9, 2014

Apple Announces U2 For Free And Some Other Things For Podcasters To Consider - The Podcast Report Episode #13

Apple made a bunch of announcements today and there are 4 big take homes for anyone thinking about the future of Podcasting. Big Idea - U2 is going to make a lot of money giving their content away for free on iTunes. Podcasters have the same channel...

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Sept. 2, 2014

What Is The Ideal Length For A Podcast? The Podcast Report Episode #12

Everybody wants to know what the ideal length is for a Podcast. Paul Colligan explains why the answer might not be as easy as you think. For a Mind Map and Transcript of this week's episode, text "#EP12" to 503-897-1290 Big idea Asking if...

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Aug. 26, 2014

Did I Wait Too Long To Get Into Podcasting? The Podcast Report Episode #11

Get the show Transcript and Mind Map by texting "#EP11" to 503-897-1290. Anyone looking to get into Podcasting has to wonder if they are "too late." Paul Colligan examines the reasons why it may be too late, and why it may not be too late to start...

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Aug. 19, 2014

Get Your Podcast On iHeart Radio - An Interview With Dave Jackson - The Podcast Report Episode #10

Dave Jackson from the School of Podcasting figured out how to get his show on the iHeart Radio App. In Episode 10 of The Podcast Report, he discusses with Paul Colligan how you can get your Podcast in the iHeart Radio App. For a transcript of this...

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Aug. 12, 2014

Is Podcast A Format Or A Channel? - The Podcast Report Episode #9

Podcasting is funny because it is both format and channel. There are benefits to each - but an understanding of the opportunities of both allows the Podcaster to reach more and make more (at the same time). Episode #9 is a short examination of both...

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Aug. 5, 2014

Why Find An Audience When You Can Buy One - The Podcast Report Episode #8

Ed Rush, simply, bought the audience for his latest Podcast. He bought real listeners, interested in his topic, and he's going to be profitable in just a few months. And, no, we're not talking off shore clicks here ...

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July 29, 2014

I Like Walking In The Hallways - An Interview With Gary Leland - The Podcast Report Episode #7

Gary Leland of The Podcast Pickle, Podcast Movement and more chats about the coming Podcast Movement event and general thoughts and ideas about what Podcasters need to make the most of it. Gary is a long standing member of the Podcasting space and it...

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