Show 028 Quick-Guide
- Helen Saltzman is in the house!
- We dive right into the discussion about women in broadcasting fueled by her cool podcast Sound Women.
- Helen’s workflow for Sound Women.
- Serial breaks records! Woah.
- What does it really take monetarily to run a highly produced top notch podcast.
- What’s the team behind producing a podcast.
- What are the ethics of Serial? And the ethics of listeners? What’s the line between entertainment vs information?
- What are OUR ethical responsibilities to our audience? They look up to us. We have chosen to take the seat of the expert.
- Helen shares a crazy piece of feedback she got for the Answer Me This Podcast.
- WE are, whether we want to or not, guiding the narrative of our culture via our podcast.
- The discoverability problem. Helen and Elsie try to hash it out.
- Niche podcast directories and how they (should) serve the community.
- We need to make sure that these directories are able to provide relevant results that are not based on iTunes ratings and reviews.
- We get the behind the scenes of Radiotopia AND how Helen will be podcasting full time!
- Radiotopia is cultivating new voices in audio, something no one else is doing right now.
- Helen reveals exactly how she is now part of the Radiotopia team getting paid to produce her new podcast FULL TIME! Gah!
- Why Elsie choose to fund the Kickstarter Campaign for Radiotopia – and it’s because of something that Alex Blumberg and Gimlet Media are NOT doing.
- How has the podcasting scene changed in the past few years and where it’s headed.
Do you feel a responsibility to your listeners? Is there a boundary as to how much?
Do you have an idea of solving this ‘possible’ discoverability problem OUTSIDE of iTunes algorithms?
Links mentioned by Helen and Elsie!
- Brother Slams Popular ‘Serial’ Podcast For Sensationalizing His Sister’s Murder
- The Serial Podcast
- Helen’s podcast Answer Me This
- Helen’s podcast Sound Women
- The She Podcasts Podcast Directory
- Marketing Podcasts NOTE:: last time we checked the front page DID feature at least 50% women.
- Convince and Convert article on Marketing Podcasts
- The Radiotopia Kickstarter Campaign
- AIR Presents the Business of Podcasting
- 99% Invisible
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