Podcast Junkies: Interviews and Conversations with Inspiring, Motivational Storytelling Podcasters, Entrepreneurs (general)
 018 Dave Jackson | The Importance Of Providing Your Own Unique Voice

As I continue with my goal of tracking down veteran podcasters, it was inevitable that I would have Dave on the show. Not only does he LOVE podcasting, he always remembers to have a fun time while doing it! Truly inspiring and educational.

Show Highlights

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/18

Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Dave-Jackson-Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:54am EDT

017 [Solo]| An American Podcaster in London

So this is my first solo show, and I decided to do something different. I happened to be traveling and the stars didn't align for a planned interview. I took the opportunity to do something different and give you a small taste of what my two days were like there. I really enjoyed it and will likely doing some of these every now and then in between interviews. An American Podcaster in London indeed!

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/17

Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-London.mp3
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016 Chris Murphy | The Origin Story Of Podcast Junkies

It was inevitable. So don’t be surprised if all you hear is us geek out on podcasts on this Chris Murphy interview! What would you expect? I’m a podcast junkie, you’re a podcast junkie (wouldn’t you like to be a junkie too?) Chris is a good friend and we dive deep on why we love this format, and it’s safe to say you will be entertained!

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/16

Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Chris-Murphy-Interview.mp3
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015 Srinivas Rao | How Surfing Is His Meditation

In this Srinivas Rao Interview, we talk to the creator of Blogcast.FM, which has now evolved into The Unmistakable Creative Podcast. Srini has fascinating life story with plenty of ups and downs along the way and, to use his favorite analogy, has managed to ride the waves. His is a great story of perseverance and with his new Creative Salon and Instigator Experience projects, thinks are looking well.

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/15

Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Srinivas-Rao-Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:18am EDT

014 Tysen Webb | How Podcasts Are Outdoing Radio For Programming

In this Tysen Webb interview, this radio DJ with over 20 years of experience, demonstrates how you can find your calling early in life and work hard to make it a reality. He's a truly entertaining and very energetic personality, who's now taking his experience into the podcasting realm.

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/14

Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Tysen-Webb-Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:32am EDT

013 Jesse Lawler | A Lifelong Adventurer & Curiosity Seeker Wants To Make You Smarter

In this Jesse Lawler Interview, we discuss how this app developer took his interest in nootropics to create a podcast called Smart Drug Smarts. He interviews (literally) the smartest minds around on the topic of neurology, brain health, and overall mind fitness. He's a truly genuine and fun guy, and is having the time of his life.

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/13

Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Jesse-Lawler-Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:40pm EDT

012 Daniel J. Lewis | It's Very Easy To Fall Into Those Ruts Of What We Assume To Be True

Continuing with yet another podcast pioneer, we get to speak with someone who started their first podcast back in 2007. With his clean comedy podcast, The Ramen Noodle, Daniel dipped his toe in the podcast waters, and never looked back. He runs the Noodle.mx network and is also the host of the award-winning show, The Audacity to Podcast. This Daniel J. Lewis interview is full of energy and his enthusiasm is contagious. What a great ambassador for podcasting.

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/12

Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Daniel-J-Lewis-Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:20pm EDT

011 Erik Paquet | How To Fly To Brazil For $60

Erik and AJ are hosts of the Abroaders Podcast. This niche show covers the ins and outs of what's known as travel hacking. It's the concept of leveraging credit card miles bonuses, through an efficient use of timing and research,  to travel around the world for pennies on the dollar. Each week they break down a new concept and provide up to date news on offers and tweaks that you can use. Essential travel info on this Erik Paquet Interview.

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/11

Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Erik-Paquet.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:35pm EDT

010 Chris Chidgey | He Knows Mobile Apps & Likes Working Smarter, Not Harder

In the words of Chris himself, he is "utterly unemployable". Hear how he ended up practically self-sabotaging his interviews when he realized corporate life was not in his plans anymore. We talk about his successes with mobile app portfolios, the importance of getting out of the way, and new ventures on the horizon.

Show Highlights

  • 02:25 - The voice of mobile on Dynamite Circle
  • 05:30 - Internet marketers as used car salesmen
  • 11:15 - You are the average of your 5 closest friends
  • 13:45 - Suits as the uniform of an employee
  • 15:00 - Was Chris sabotaging his interviews on purpose?
  • 19:15 - We all should strive to be experts at one thing
  • 20:45 - Why WP Curve for your Wordpress site is a no-brainer
  • 24:00 - Why automation is so important
  • 25:10 - The importance of Standard Operating Procedures
  • 26:20 - Go on vacation and see what breaks
  • 27:00 - Why you shouldn't fall in love with your idea
  • 29:45 - Why "Pick Your Brain" is code for free consulting
  • 30:20 - The origins of the App Business Podcast
  • 35:25 - Why you should ensure your podcast is actionable
  • 38:10 - Take your podcasts seriously and do your research
  • 41:55 - The continued importance of a mastermind group
  • 44:50 - Venting a bit on the app re-skinning game
  • 51:50 - The importance of partnering up with trusted friends
  • 55:05 - How Chris and David go about getting guests for the show
  • 57:40 - The first shows will always suck, so just launch!
  • 61:50 - The podcasts Chris started listening to at the beginning
  • 63:10 - A new SAAS product in the works

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/10

Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Chris-Chidgey-Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:29pm EDT

009 Chris Cerrone | This Guy is Ridiculously Real and Genuinely Loves Podcasting!

If you're up for a rambling yet entertaining discussion on not just podcasts, but Vegas, public speaking, hipsters, Gatorade Gum, Howard Stern and the story of how Chris has built up his show to a top position in iTunes, then you're definitely in for a treat. Chris Cerrone shows us why his hosting style is a breath of fresh air in a sea of mediocrity.

Show Highlights

  • 01:45 What the hell is a stinger anyways?
  • 10:15 What is it that draws you to a show?
  • 11:45 Chris' ode to Michael O'Neal
  • 14:50 Podcasters' obsession over New & Noteworthy
  • 16:05 Measuring time in podcasting years
  • 17:35 "Numbers ain't gonna put food in my kids' stomachs"
  • 20:05 Once upon a time, Chris was a real estate agent
  • 22:45 The evolution of Chris' speaking style
  • 23:50 How many people at New Media Expo are still podcasting?
  • 25:30 Chris is the co-dependent and says stop with the nonsense
  • 26:20 A lot of people don't credit themselves with what they can accomplish
  • 31:20 Podcasting has changed Chris' life, and this is why
  • 37:50 The emergence of the trademark 'bluegeno' t-shirt!
  • 39:50 Why managing e-mail is not his best use of his time
  • 44:50 Why Vegas' location makes it conducive to having guests Live in the studio
  • 49:30 The awesomeness of video and in-studio guests
  • 51:40 Chris loves Fizzle + Chase Reeves
  • 56:00 Why Chris is a fan of Podcast Junkies
  • 56:50 Why Chris is making it a point to find his own voice
  • 58:20 Why Chris is a fan of Howard Stern and Lady Gaga
  • 60:15 The origins of 'The Chris Cerrone Show' name
  • 62:50 Why Chris wants to fail fast and fail often
  • 65:30 The importance of having your own audience
  • 68:10 Chris is now consulting as a result of podcast success
  • 71:05 Why Chris feels like MacGyver
  • 72:50 A shout out to Gatorade for sponsorship
  • 75:20 Where are the hipsters in Vegas?
  • 77:05 Wanna get Chris fired up? Talk about Vegas
  • 78:40 Memories of when the Mob ran Vegas
  • 81:45 A little bit of a hipster rant
  • 83:15 Any idea what episodes 50-100 looks like?
  • 93:45 The importance of rating and reviewing podcast episodes

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/9

Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Chris-Cerrone-Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:52pm EDT