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Take A Vacation. It Will Improve Your Podcast!

(By Richard Davies) Here’s my answer to the great burnout debate, which erupted this week in The Podcast Business Journal. If you’re feeling exhausted and overwhelmed, take a break.

Speak Up. It’s OK.

Evo Terra's Thursday episode of Podcast Pontifications is called Making Room For Dissent in Podcasting. It's 9 minutes long. Evo does his short daily podcast four days a week. You should be listening to it every day, if you want to be a better podcaster that is. Subscribe.

Thank You All For Your Feedback

Are you burned out on burnout yet? We've taken the burnout topic over to the radio side to get a feel for what they think about burning out. We want to thank you all for commenting and your lively participation in the discussion. It's certainly been fun and interesting. Up next we'll tackle the silliness of how the industry throws around that 700,000 number. Happy holiday weekend to everyone.

New App Hopes To Help With Discovery

The product is called Swoot and the goal of the new app is to make it easy for podcast listeners to recommend shows to friends. Users can link to their followers on Facebook and Twitter then choose to follow friends already using the app.

3 Questions for Traci

(By Traci Long DeForge) You’ve got podcasting questions, and PBJ‘s Traci Long DeForge is here to answer them. Traci is the founder of Produce Your Podcast. This week Traci answers questions about finding a co-host, keeping balance in your life, and getting paid for podcasting.

The Podcast Niche Domination Formula

(By Carey Green) In order for your podcast to be considered a success, you have GOT to figure out how to get the specific people (your target market) to notice, listen to, and become ongoing fans of your show. Here's a formula that can help you make that happen.

It’s Time For Teens

In this second podcast challenge The New York Times is inviting teenagers to submit podcasts of five minutes or less, by May 21. They will then feature their favorites on The Learning Network. Check out the previous winner HERE. Submit HERE.

Now This Is A Cool Podcasting Gig

Imagine if you loved NBA basketball and came up with a podcast idea that would allow you to get free tickets to games to cover them in your show. That's exactly what Ryan McNeill and Mike Silva did and they're loving every minute of it.

The Other Side Of The Burnout Debate

We want to thank Carrie Caulfield from Ya Ya Podcasting for taking the time to write a well-thought-out response to our column about burnout, which generated a lot of feedback. Some of you disagreed with the column, some agreed, others just got plain ugly and angry. Here's what Carrie had to say...