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Troy Price is the co-founder of Front Porch Studios in Berea, Kentucky. He has been involved with podcasting for over a decade. Do you listen or produce a show that you think should be on the list? Comment below or email [email protected] to be included!

Treat Your “First Followers” Like Royalty

(By Troy Price) My wife showed me a video recently of a group of dancing partygoers. The point of the video is that the most important event of the progression of the dancing is not the first dancer (the “Leader”) dancing, the most important part of getting everyone to dance was the second guy who danced, the “First Follower.”

Public Domain Is Your Friend!

(Troy Price) You may remember this from the news coverage back in January. The catalog of classic works entering the public domain was so large that it made mainstream news. I have a plan on how to use some of what's been released.

How To Increase Your Patreon Revenue

(By Troy Price) There are ways to embrace your patrons and solicit contributions that have a pretty good strike rate. And this is something you don't want to go about the wrong way. So let's take a look at some ideas on how to be methodical and effective in raising funds for your podcast...

Is Podcasting “Mainstream”?

(By Troy Price) Over recent months, we have heard many, many reports that podcasting has moved into the mainstream. They may reference that a specific business purchase is proof of this. But what is really the litmus test for "mainstream"?

Wanna Own Your Own Radio Station?

(By Troy Price) If you are reading this you are aware of the revolution podcasting presented in recent years. The way podcasting allows anyone to give voice to their passion via the internet is revolutionary.

Where We Should Really Be Focused

(By Troy Price) They might as well change the name of this month to Spotifebruary. If I read the words Spotify, Gimlet or Anchor one more time I am going to hurl.

Grab These Household Items For Better Recording

(By Troy Price) Believe it or not, I was not always the podcasting powerhouse you see before you today. I started recording with a plastic stick microphone that came free with a Packard-Bell computer.

NPR’s Podcasts — A Case Of Love & Hate

(By Troy Price) I think I can speak for independent podcasters when I say we are inwardly angry at NPR, but we secretly (and sometimes not so secretly) want to be NPR.

Niche Down Your Affiliate Offerings Too

(By Troy Price) Rather than a sponsor from this website company or that mattress brand that would pay us a few cents per thousand people who listened, my buddy and I signed an affiliate agreement where we could get more money.

Should You Also Be Blogging?

(By Troy Price) If you've been podcasting for a while, it may be time to reevaluate some of the wisdom you used to set up your online platform. Specifically, should you run a blog and podcast to get your message out?