Update from Louisville Public Media, Elsie reveals some time-management tools, including Timery and Toggl, oh Daylight Savings really sucks, discussing the five things you need to AVOID in order to grow your podcast. Plus, we circle back to the Ambie Awards and have an in-depth discussion about what’s wrong with how podcasting award shows actually work and our dream scenario

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  • We are getting so much better at opening the show and being all serious about it
  • Although y’all missed it (already) we were part of the best series on Clubhouse put on by our Social Media Boss, Andrea Jones which was called Unmute Yourself
  • “I don’t want to talk about being canceled or what to do when I’m canceled because I never react properly.” -Jess
  • 7:20 We really need to be more prepared for when something unexpected happens and they are opportunities to be better
  • 9:25 Exciting update! Louisville Public Media has just launched a podcasting curator to make podcasting accessible to people in our community who have great ideas but aren’t sure how to make them happen
  • 11:00 Why Elsie has been consciously timing herself to see exactly how long things take
  • 11:57 Are empaths more apt to lose track of time?
  • How long does it actually take to manage a community
  • 13:48 Elsie loves Toggl – every couple of weeks, Elsie will send her boss a detailed time outline of where she spends her time
  • 18:44 Timing yourself helps you make choices as to what you can do better and then use your time better
  • 21:14 Also, Elsie is using Timerly to remove the friction to start using the timings
  • Daylight savings is annoying
  • 27:00 News! The five things to avoid to grow your show…
  • “The reason you want big guests is for credibility, not followers.” -Jess
  • Jess shares her experience on helping her cousin and the parallels between influencers and podcasters
  • 41:11 we have all the things in the Super Squad!
  • 40:10 How do you get people to share you show??
  • 42:44 Follow up! We circle back to the Ambie Awards
  • We have a solution – Podcasting, Seriously Fund
  • 45:35 Jess is pitching once again doing She Podcasts awards and why Elsie finds them to be troublesome
  • 49:25 Elsie finds out that they are judging awards
  • We hash it out – all about awards, what works, what doesn’t


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