Award-winning podcast producer Eric Johnson
Today Matt is talking with Eric Johnson from Bumblecast.FM. From winning the 2019 Podcast of the Year award to helping make original podcasts, Eric is a well-known and prominent podcast editor in the industry. His newest venture is Bumblecast.FM which is a business in the business of helping you with your podcast. They can either help you start a podcast of your own or can help your existing podcast.
Eric has been in the digital media and podcasting field for over ten years. He’s worked at WTOP-FM, AllTHingsD, Mental Floss, and Vox Media. He produced Recode Decode with Kara Swisher which was named Podcast of the Year in 2019.
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Today you’ll learn about:
- What does Eric’s average production look like?
- Quality of content versus quality of audio
- Best practices for audio quality
- The podcast ideas Eric hears the most
- The True Crime ...trend?
- Advice for new hobbyists
- “The Long Game” and “Short Term Experiments”
- Twelve week pilot season
- Bumblecast.FM’s vision
- Originality, diversity, and passion
- Keep podcasting weird
- Joe Rogan’s success and mainstreaming podcasts on Spotify
- Private or premium podcasting versus public podcasts
- The ownership of content
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