podcastpioneers Archive

115 Glenn the Geek | Owning the Horse Niche and Building Long-term Sponsor Relationships

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Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Glenn from ponies rolling in the water to educating podcasters on the powerful impact of building long-term relationships with sponsors, Glenn tells it like it is. He’s adamant about why learning improv has been one of the keys to his success. Listen to why he decided the pickle wench at

103 Desmond Adams | Stories From an Old Man at the End of the Bar

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Listen Now Here’s the Recap: Desmond Adams is a student of life and the host of Mental Mastery Mondays, a podcast that explores and discusses everything from business, relationships, and mindset. Desmond and I kind of go all over the place on this week’s Podcast Junkies. Desmond shares fun stories about his father, the old

101 Mignon Fogarty | Celebrating 10 Years of Podcasting with Grammar Girl

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Listen Now Here’s the Recap: Mignon Fogarty is the founder of Grammar Girl and the Quick and Dirty Tips Podcast Network, and teaches media entrepreneurship at the University of Nevada, Reno. On this episode, Mignon and I discuss some of the consequences of social media, The Elements of Style, and whether there’s a right or

097 Erik Fisher | Putting on the Iron Man Suit and Shining Beyond the Mic

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Listen Now Here’s the Recap: Erik Fisher is the host of Beyond the To Do List, a show that covers all aspects of productivity, getting good work done, and living a good life. Erik sits down with me on today’s show to talk about a little bit of everything, really. We dive into topics that

096 Gamertag Radio | The Three Brothers – Danny Peña, Peter Toledo, and Parris Lilly

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Listen Now Here’s the Recap: I had the opportunity to interview the Gamertag Radio team at the CBS Radio’s Studio. I sit down with Danny Peña, Peter Toledo, and Parris Lilly to get behind-the-scenes details on Gamertag Radio. We learn about how the guys met each other, how much fun they have doing what they

091 Jason Parsons | Create a Character People Love and Then Kill Them

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Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Jason Parsons, aka ‘The Angry Ginger’, is the host of two podcasts, 7 Days a Geek and Podcasting 101. Jason talks about being a single father of 5 and how he got started in podcasting. He is also a big fan of comics and has written his own web series

088 Erik K. Johnson | Stop Copying Someone Else’s Voice!

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Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Erik Johnson discovered radio while he was studying architecture and has never looked back. He has been in the radio industry since 1989 and currently helps podcasters cultivate their voice and talent. Erik shares a bit of his story, the importance of silence in conversations, and some of the common

086 Paul Colligan | Providing Your Children with the Proper Tools to Handle Technology

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Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Paul Colligan is another old school podcaster who began speaking on the microphone in 2004. He is also a YouTube and social media expert and was invited to speak on the topic, at a conference in Oman. He shares how he raises his kids in a world filled with technology

PJ081 Ibarionex Perello | Really Listen to Your Guest and Follow Up

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Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Ibarionex is a photographer, writer, educator and the host of The Candid Frame photography podcast. He has been podcasting for the past 10 years and talks on how he just recently got introduced to more podcasters and the podcast community. With 10 years of experience in the podcasting world and

PJ079 Evo Terra | Traveling the World While Podcasting

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Evo Terra is currently traveling with his wife, of over 20 years, all around the world. He’s sitting in Bangkok as he talks to me and you can obviously hear the exotic wild life behind him during the interview. Evo is an OG because according to Podcast Alley, he was the 40th podcaster. So just

Money Comes And Goes, Give Back to the Community Instead | Danny Peña | PJ078

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Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Danny Peña has been podcasting for last 10+ years and has a ton of experience to bring to the table. He is the founder and host of GamerTagRadio and has received international media attention from Forbes, Gamespot, IGN, Wall Street Journal, and more. He also won the Microsoft MVP award

053 Rob Greenlee | This Podcast Ambassador Continues To Spread The Gospel of Podcasting

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Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Robert Greenlee is a veteran in the podcasting industry. He started his WebTalk World Radio Show in 1999 and has been working in the podcasting field since. I talk to Rob about why he started his first podcast, his aquaponics hobby, and so much more on this week’s episode of

049 Rob | Walch The Truth About Podcast Download Numbers

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Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Rob Walch is the VP at Libsyn and the host of Podcast 411 and Today in iOS. I’ve been Libsyn’s customer for a while now since I’ve gotten started. I’ve had multiple interactions with Rob and I think there’s this notion sometimes that I’ve heard people say Rob can be

047 Brendan McDonald | An Interview 10 Years In The Making

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Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: I’m really happy to be a podcaster today because today’s interviewee is Brendan McDonald, the producer of the WTF with Marc Maron podcast. Brendan was a really great guest. There were many times he could have just easily given me a yes or no response, but I could tell he

026 Ray Ortega | Why This Host Is So Passionate About Producing Quality Shows

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Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Ray Ortega is definitely classified as a Podcast Junkie. He hosts the Podcasters’ Roundtable where a group of podcasters get together and nerd out. He first started podcasting about produce and has since expanded into the tech field. In this Ray Ortega interview, Ray and Harry sit down for a

018 Dave Jackson | The Importance Of Providing Your Own Unique Voice

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Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: As I continue with my goal of tracking down veteran podcasters, it was inevitable that I would have Dave on the show. Not only does he LOVE podcasting, he always remembers to have a fun time while doing it! Truly inspiring and educational. Full transcript available here. Send comments to feedback@podcastjunkies.com. What

012 Daniel J. Lewis | It’s Very Easy To Fall Into Those Ruts Of What We Assume To Be True

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Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Continuing with yet another podcast pioneer, we get to speak with someone who started their first podcast back in 2007. With his clean comedy podcast, The Ramen Noodle, Daniel dipped his toe in the podcast waters, and never looked back. He runs the Noodle.mx network and is also the host

007 Elsie Escobar | If Itunes Went Away Tomorrow, Would You Still Podcast?

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Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Elsie Escobar is the host of Elsie’s Yoga Class Live podcast and might be better known to podcasters as the host of The Feed, the official Libsyn podcast. She’s the Social Media Community Manager at Libsyn, and is a true podcasting pioneer. As one of the first women to host a yoga