When iPods god video, the world was introduced to podcasts, a type of audio blogging that tackles various topics. It was something that would drive sales in iPods and made it very popular over the years. Now the iPod is dead but the podcasts are very much alive. It’s still in the world wide web and even if it’s no longer just in iPods, its still called podcasts simply because people are used to calling it that way.
Although there are people that will recommend you that you should do podcasts, it’s actually hard to succeed in the field nowadays. That is because podcasts are very overrated now and there are already so many podcasts that are around that if you plan to ever have one, you need to really step up your game and really work hard to make it profitable. There are a few formulas to a good podcast like the ones mentioned below.
You need a killer introduction: The introduction is the first impression. It doesn’t have to be clickbait, but it has to be compelling, intriguing that even if some random person sees your podcast that they will be drawn to it even if your genre isn’t what they are looking for on the first place. Some are really good at that, thus there are plenty of examples that you can refer to.
Have a good topic: Your killer introduction might have worked to reel the customer in, but keeping them engaged until they reach the finish will need a different approach. As long as you got a good or interesting topic, people will go to you. There are already so many good topics that are out there like current events, conspiracies and many many more. As long as you got a good topic then people won’t mind listening to your podcast.
Be a good host: Being a good host doesn’t mean that you have to lose yourself. Being a good host doesn’t mean that you have to undermine everyone. It just simply means that you need to be yourself and you need to act like you have a guest because you have for the most part if you’re into a talk show type. Also, you need to be able to connect to your audience. The more connected you are, the more engaging your customers will be.
You Need to listen: If you got followers or critics, don’t be a sour grape and hate everyone that gives you comment. Think of some comments objectively and see it as an opportunity for you to improve. There is no perfect podcast, but there are ways to make it successful.
Podcasts have already branched out as a primary product of the iPod, this is because there
Are already more media and mediums out there that can make it more successful. If you want to be successful with your podcast there are things that you need to consider because every successful podcast has. Like the ones mentioned above and just like what SOFREP has been doing all this time.