In today’s episode of Rock Your Mic Right, Karly shares 5 lessons from 250 episodes of Karlosophies. After 5 years of consistency, she shares the most important lessons that she learned about podcasting.
02:42 – We all start somewhere and we don't need to have our shit together
04:53 – We never know where speaking our truth is going to lead us
06:10 – Trust is more important than marketing
07:00 – We are all looking for clever tactics and we are not considering podcast behavior
08:10 – You never know who is listening
11:09 – Growth is rarely comfortable
14:09 – Podcasting requires us to be committed
Today in Rock Your Mic Right, Karly talks about a way to be a better interviewer. She shares her stories and her experiences while also giving us a lot of tips and advices in how to improve the interviews.
00:15 – What makes a good interviewer
01:28 – What makes a really great interview
04:05 – The message is the main thing
05:51 – Our willingness to sit in the uncomfortable silence can be a gift to our audience
07:14 – The major part of a good interview happens before the interview even starts
13:59 – The main thing is to be prepared or be present
16:58 – Start with a powerful question
Today in Rock Your Mic Right, Karly talks about how to read a script and not sound like you are reading the script. She shares her story on how she got her skills and became a voiceover artist, and she gives us some useful tips like writing the same way as we speak, listening to ourselves, reading out loud and many other ways to improve our skills.
00:15 – To script or not to script and how to read and sound like you are not reading
02:45 – Honor your style and think about how you best work
06:58 – Karly talks about radio and how she got the skills that she is still using today
09:09 – When you’re writing a radio ad copy, you are writing it for speech
11:44 – How to read without sounding like you are reading
15:20 – Make sure to became aware of speech patterns
17:00 – We need to have energy while we are reading
Today in Rock Your Mic Right, Karly talks about how there is no quick path to success. She is asking us not to think about rapid growth, but instead to try and focus on quality of our content. She is reminding us that getting people to listen to our podcast is not important as making those people stick around.
In this episode of Rock Your Mic Right, Karly talks about making money from podcasting. She explains that making money through sponsors is almost impossible for an average podcaster as the amount of money that sponsors are offering is ridiculous. However, she shares some of her tips on how we can indirectly make money from podcasting, like selling products and services, promoting events and many other useful tips.
Karly has written this epic blog post on how to make money from a podcast as an extension of this episode... here it is:
The number one question I get, when it comes up in conversation that I’m a podcaster, is how do you make money podcasting?
And it’s a legitimate question, I guess, because I’ve thrown it into the conversation as ‘what I do’… and that generally means what I do for a living.
However, it’s also a question that can cause doubt in many a podcasters mind, particularly when...
Today in Rock Your Mic Right, Karly explains why podcasting is similar to investing in stockmarket. She says that even a small number of downloads is not so small if we remember that those numbers are actual people that have listened to our podcast. She focuses on explaining why we should choose long term game, not short term wins.
In this episode of Rock Your Mic Right, Karly is answering a question that people are asking all the time - should we do podcast seasons? She takes Karlosophies as an example and she tells us that most important thing for us is to stay motivated and not overwhelm the audience when choosing if we should create podcast seasons.