Podcast Junkies

For 11 years, Jordan Harbinger was host of The Art of Charm podcast where he interviewed notable A-list celebrities and influential personas such as Gary Vaynerchuk, Seth Godin, and Tim Ferriss. Now, as he begins to forge a new path with his new podcast, The Jordan Harbinger Show, Jordan is aiming to provide his listeners with an even richer, higher quality podcast experience than he’s ever given before.

The goal of his show is for every episode to solve a problem or give the listener something they can apply right away. Jordan is masterful and extremely adroit at interviewing and his meticulous and methodical style of preparing for each guest is just one of the things you will learn from listening to this episode. Sit back and get ready to jot down all the gems Jordan is about to drop in your ears.

  • 07:34 - Interviewing A-list celebrities
  • 09:46 - How he takes control of his interviews
  • 12:28 - His experience in radio and how it’s helped him with podcasting
  • 14:00 - If he thinks about what his audience wants when he’s conducting his interviews
  • 15:36 - Guest vetting and prep to avoid having a boring interview
  • 17:32 - Why the amount of preparation and research is so important to him
  • 20:52 - John Corcoran and what he taught Jordan
  • 23:35 - Rebuilding his new show from the ground up
  • 25:49 - Trust, feeling thankful, and his appreciation for the people who are helping him
  • 29:00 - Getting back into the swing of things by having conversations on the mic
  • 31:11 - If it was strategic to have attorneys as the first couple of guests on his show
  • 31:45 - His interview with Bill Browder
  • 33:52 - Using Scopolamine, a mind-controlling drug, to wage crimes in South America
  • 34:51 - The important role his producer, Jason plays on the success of the show
  • 37:18 - The Jordan Harbinger Show team
  • 37:57 - The story of when he met Jason
  • 39:33 - Why it was important to keep Feedback Friday on his show
  • 42:15 - Jordan’s advice on interviewing and what he does to prepare
  • 47:16 - The important role his family plays while he rebuilds his brand
  • 50:46 - Something he's changed his mind about recently
  • 52:17 - The one most misunderstood thing about him

Full Show Notes: http://podcastjunkies.com/jordan-harbinger-interview-2/

Direct download: PJ164-JordanHarbinger.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:48am EDT

Suzy Buttress is host of The Casual Birder podcast and has a deep love and appreciation for all types of birds. Having recently launched her podcast in November 2017, Suzy set out to share the wonder and excitement of watching wild birds in their natural habitat by sharing her experiences about the birds she’s seen in the UK and other parts of the world with people just as passionate about bird watching.

I was fascinated when I learned about Suzy’s podcast through a serendipitous Twitter thread I came across and reached out to her to invite her on the show. With her elegant and soothing English accent coupled with her passion for birds, Suzy is sure to delight even the most casual birder.

  • 05:10 - How I found out about Suzy’s podcast
  • 06:24 - When her interest in birdwatching started
  • 08:27 - Why she calls herself a casual birder and why she started her podcast
  • 11:03 - Birdwatching as a form of meditation
  • 11:58 - Suzy explains the format, content, and style of her show
  • 14:00 - The type of guests she’s had on the Casual Birder
  • 16:43 - The generosity of the podcasting community
  • 19:28 - Her favorite podcasts
  • 20:35 - Helen Zaltzman’s Podcast Support group she’s a part of
  • 24:17 - The meaning of bird calls and songs
  • 28:38 - How anyone can learn the meaning of the sounds birds make
  • 30:57 - How she is able to determine the type of bird by their sound
  • 34:52 - Combining her husband’s love of photography with her love of bird watching
  • 38:08 - Her husband joining her on the podcast to talk about their trip to Antarctica to penguin watch
  • 40:29 - If penguins are classified as birds
  • 44:51-  Her Facebook group
  • 46:37 - What inspired her to start her podcast
  • 53:05 - What the most challenging thing has been for her as a podcaster
  • 58:35 - How she would like to build and grow her podcast going forward
  • 1:02:01 - Audio drama podcasts
  • 1:03:54 - Something she’s changed her mind about recently
  • 1:06:18 - The most misunderstood thing about her

Full Show Notes: http://podcastjunkies.com/suzy-buttress-interview

Direct download: PJ163-SuzyButtress.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:15am EDT

Joe Pardo is the host of The Business Podcast and co-creator of the Mid-Atlantic Podcast Conference or MAPCON which debuted in 2015.  Super Joe, as he’s currently referred to, is also the author of four books, a speaker, and has a knack for designing nifty t-shirts people want to wear. 

He was turned on to event planning from a young age watching his grandfather put on vendor events in the 80’s and he later started to put together his own LAN parties for video gamers.  After attending a conference in Florida and speaking with Lou Mongello and Jared Easley of Podcast Movement, he got the idea of starting his own podcasting conference for the entire Mid-Atlantic region.

  • 07:26 - The idea behind my Podcast Junkies t-shirts
  • 08:50 - Joe’s Mic Dropper shirt and creating shirts people want to wear
  • 11:18 - His MAPCON shirts
  • 14:01 - The origins of MAPCON
  • 22:37 - His knack for being a very generous host
  • 25:23 - What sets his conference apart from other podcast conferences
  • 26:43 - The “Dating Game” panel they created with podcast coaches & new podcasters
  • 28:13 - MAPCON’s, “Create a Podcast on the Fly” contest
  • 29:04 - One of the things he had to learn to improve MAPCON
  • 31:28 - Adding another day to MAPCON 2018
  • 32:54 - What drew him to DJ’ing early on in his life
  • 35:42 - When I first started DJ’ing
  • 38:46 - Joe’s Adventurtorium album and how it led him to start podcasting
  • 41:10 - His experience editing audio and how he got the idea for his podcast
  • 46:01 - The different types of series he’s done on his show
  • 47:29 - The new series he just launched
  • 49:21 - A common theme he’s noticed in his conversations on The Dreamers podcast
  • 51:57 - What drives him to keep writing books
  • 54:47 - His new book, Sales Won’t Save Your Business
  • 56:09 - Joe talks about the three other books he’s written
  • 1:00:14 - Joe’s two pieces of advice for content creators
  • 1:02:02 - Something he’s changed his mind about recently
  • 1:04:31 - The one most misunderstood thing about him

Full Show Notes: http://podcastjunkies.com/Joe-Pardo-interview

Direct download: PJ162-JoePardo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:22am EDT

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