Show 030 Quick-Guide

  • The mighty Heather Ordover is our last guest co-host for She Podcasts for 2014.
  • Remember when we did the Hollywood thing? Ya, that did happen.
  • Be part of She Podcasts! Take action ASAP send in your feedback.
  • We give you the scoop on what went down with the public hearing by the EFF on 12/17/2014 that presented to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) a key claim to invalidate of a patent used by notorious patent troll Personal Audio to shake down podcasters.
  • We have an idea of what season 2 for Serial should be…hmmmmmm.
  • We do in fact have a conversation about patent law. Ya.
  • Diving deep into a massively popular genre in podcasting Education.
  • Why does a teacher decide to podcast about literature?
  • The incredible culture of “being read to.”
  • When children ask to read Shakespeare and redesigning a curriculum to teach to the joke.
  • A Tale of Two Cities. It’s awesome.
  • The audio brain vs the reading brain.
  • And we do chat about the bias of reading-reading and “reading” and audio book.
  • How Elsie reads now.
  • Cognative Anchoring is revealed! Amazing stuff people.
  • The room to expand your mind in all of the different podcast is there.
  • Why and how what you listen to dictates how you move and grow in the world.
  • It’s time to find a podcast that will help you break patterns. Go do it.
  • And then there is Chop Bard and how it expands your brain. Or at least we geek out about it.
  • A bit of Twelfth Night discussion.
  • What is the distinction between podcasts and procasts?
  • Audio quality may or may not deter new podcast listeners from stepping into more podcasts.
  • There really are podcast seasons, not for your podcast, but for podcasters.
  • Podcast numbers can be many things and only one aspect needs to be a commodity aka selling sponsorship
  • A devoted fanbase does not signify money/sponsorship – if we subscribe to the existing media models.
  • A devoted fanbase does not mean that they WILL buy when you have something to sell.
  • Choose to go where your audience is – agree?
  • Where are the women from She Podcasts Facebook group coming from?
  • Community feedback can be super terrifying.
  • Sometimes feedback can very much teach you exactly what matters to your audience.


Participate in our end of the year episode!!!! This is what you need to do:

  1. Record a piece of audio
  2. Start your recording with: Hi, I’m < insert your name > from < your podcast name > over at < your website >
  3. Answer these 3 questions:
    1. What is your hardware and software
    2. What are the biggest lessons that you learned this year about podcasting?
    3. What is one piece of advice that you would give a newbie podcaster, just starting out?
  4. Email your audio piece to OR use WeTransfer by December 24, 2014!!!

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