139. Women in Digital – Success Strategies From Four Leading Female Entrepreneurs

Women can often face a different set of challenges to men in the digital business world.   Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; build an audience, and how to keep them hungry for more. If you’re thinking about …

138. Using Social Media to Promote Your Podcast

We all know social media is a great way to reach people, but how can we use it to get new listeners for our podcast? Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; build an audience, and how to keep …

137. Making the Membership Model Work

Taking your audience from avid listeners to paying members can be a lucrative way of monetising your podcast. Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; build an audience, and how to keep them hungry for more. If you’re thinking …

136. Authentic Content, Reaching Your Audience and Long-Term Thinking With Andrew Griffiths

We can all see that the world is changing, fast. The last decade has seen immeasurable advances in content creation, and keeping up with trends whilst trying to maintain your sanity is no easy feat. What we could really use is a little podcast management therapy. Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the …

135. How to Make Money with Podcast Sponsorships

If a successful podcast host told you that he wanted no ads on his program, would you believe him? Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; build an audience, and how to keep them hungry for more. If you’re …

133. Valerie Khoo on Giving Back, Connecting with Your Audience and building Your Brand Through Podcasting

Podcasts are a phenomenal way for you to connect with an audience and establish,. or build on, your personal branding to grow your business. Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; build an audience, and how to keep them …

132. Taking Responsibility for Your Show, Being Unique and Using Silence with Tim Reid

Success is not an easy thing to reach in the business world. With a myriad of business boosting information out there, finding what could benefit you most is half the challenge. Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; build …

131. Robert Gerrish on How To Build Your Community Through Social Media, Forums & Webinars

Having a good, strong and likeminded community around you is the bedrock of a successful podcast. Working out the best way to build such an audience may seem like a huge mountain to climb, particularly if you are new to the podcasting world. Luckily, we have the community building tycoon, Robert Gerrish on this week’s episode of Should I Start a …

130. James Tuckerman on How To Repurpose Your Content For Better Promotion

What if you were to learn that with just 30 minutes of audio, you were able to create a myriad of wallet friendly promotional content? Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; build an audience, and how to keep …

129. Rebroadcast: How Do I Make Money from My Podcast with Ed Dale

Ed Dale is the creator of The Challenge and co-founder of MagCast. These are systems used by thousands of entrepreneurs worldwide to get started and make money online and build their successful digital businesses. Over the past ten years, they’ve helped over 300,000 people worldwide get started online through The Challenge program. Ed’s been fortunate enough to experience the “Million Dollar” product launch …

128. Rebroadcast: Blair Hughes on the Importance of Sound Quality and Technology, Benefits of Fan Engagement and Emotional Loyalty

There are so many types of podcasts that exist, and connecting with your fans and bringing them into your podcast is a sure fire way of making your podcast stand out from the crowd. Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start …

127. The Pros & Cons of Podcasting, Connecting to an Audience and Gaining Trust From Listeners With Karly Nimmo

Podcasting is one of the best ways to build an audience and create a client base that is dedicated and passionate about you and your business. Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; build an audience, and how to …

126. Ronsley Vaz on ‘Selfish’ Giving, Using Business for Good and Knowing That You Are Enough

Finding a way to give back to your community through you day to day activities is the perfect situation, and it’s something that all of us can do with a little planning. Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; …

125. Jen Harbinger on Appreciating Success, Surviving Failure and Staying Sane While Running a Business with Your Partner

Working with your partner can be a recipe for disaster, except when you are in so much sync that you seem to be the same person. Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; build an audience, and how to …

124. Dave Jackson on Overcoming Imposter Syndrome, the Insane Growth of Podcasting and Why You Should Never Stop Growing

A podcast is one of the most unique and effective forms of content marketing that exists today. Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; build an audience, and how to keep them hungry for more. If you’re thinking about …

123. Rebroadcast: John Lee Dumas on the Impact Podcasting has on Your Business, Managing Failure and Leveraging the Opportunities Your Audience Brings

Learning the path that others took to their success can provide a roadmap you can replicate for your own journey. Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; build an audience, and how to keep them hungry for more. If …

122. Rebroadcast: The Art of Storytelling: How to Impact Your Podcast Listeners with Andrew Griffiths

Finding the good in the negative can really make you a stronger business owner and make your business better than you could ever imagine. Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; build an audience, and how to keep them …

121. Adrian Easdown on Finding Success in the Accommodation Industry, Podcasting as an Introvert and the Power of Bad Reviews

Finding the good in the negative can really make you a stronger business owner and make your business better than you could ever imagine. Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; build an audience, and how to keep them …

120. Lessons of Entrepreneurial Success and Failure – Greg Layton Uncovers Ronsley’s Journey

Failure is often the greatest teacher in an entrepreneur’s journey to success, and there are lessons for all of us. Welcome to Should I Start A Podcast where each week Ronsley Vaz, with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial guest lineup, explores why you should start a podcast; build an audience, and how to keep them hungry for more. If …

119. Sally Foley-Lewis on the Importance of Emotional Intelligence, Building Trust in the Workplace and Knowing What Is ‘Enough’

Sally Foley-Lewis has a million different titles. She’s an expert in middle management, a podcast host, a bestselling author, a speaker. I could go on and on, but the point is Sally knows her stuff when it comes to being a good leader. On this latest episode, we have a far-ranging talk that covers everything from finding inner peace as …

118. Jennifer Ho on Staring Fear in the Face and Living Your Best Life

This latest episode of Should I Start a Podcast covers one of my favourite things in the world to talk about: entrepreneurship. What makes someone an entrepreneur, how to get over self-doubt and everything else that goes with starting your own business. Jennifer, my guest during this episode, is a serial entrepreneur. She’s the owner of United Tribe, a coaching …

117. Podcasting for the Business Owner: a Deep Dive into Making Your Show a Success with Jason Skinner

If you want to turn podcasting into profit, our latest episode is perfect for you. On the latest episode of Should I Start a Podcast, I had the pleasure of speaking to Jason Skinner. Jason is host of Business Made Easy as well as a professional business coach and accountant. In short, he’s the guy you want to talk to …

116. Networx Panel: Three Successful Podcasters’ Tips for Success

Our latest episode is something a little different. Recently I was lucky enough to sit on a Networx panel with two other successful Australian podcasters: Stevie Dillon of Stevie Says Social and Phoebe Parsons of Confessions of a Twenty Something Train Wreck. Our conversation was one part fun, one part hilarious and one part incredibly useful for fledgling podcasters. Each …

115. Allison Melody on Good Food, Good Health and Running a Phenomenal Podcast

The latest episode of Should I Start a Podcast features Allison Melody, a podcast host and entrepreneur whose entire outlook on life and business is truly inspiring. As host of The Food Heals Podcast, Allison has amassed more than 150,000 listens in just a few short years. She’s also signed a book deal, hosted numerous events and retreats and has …

114. Why Writing a Book Can Change Your Business (and Life) with Ronsley Vaz and Laura Petersen

When Ronsley Vaz and Laura Petersen get together, great conversation is inevitable. On the latest episode of Copy that Pops, that’s exactly what happened. The two connected to discuss everything from education to psychology. But the real crux of the conversation was how Ronsley’s recent decision to write a book has changed the way he looks at business and his …

113. Chris Krimitsos on Building a Podcast Empire and the Future of Media

Chris Krimitsos is something of a freak of nature. The man has inhuman energy, and at any point seems to be involved in a hundred different businesses. This makes him an incredibly valuable person to listen to and learn from. On the latest episode of Should I Start a Podcast, Chris and I chat about how he created a highly-successful, …

112. Ronsley Vaz on Doing Good (and Doing it Well)

This episode of Should I Start a Podcast sees Ronsley heading over to the Do Well & Do Good podcast with Dorothy Illson, a show that promotes the idea of being both successful and philanthropic. Throughout the episode, Ronsley recounts the story of how he went from being more than $400,000 in debt to running a successful company and several …

111. Ronsley Vaz on What Makes Engaging Content, How to Build Trust with a Client and the Power of Audio

On Should I Start a Podcast, we usually have the pleasure of listening to Ronsley interview his guests, speaking with industry experts to get their insight on content marketing and how to make it in the podcast world. But for this episode, the tables are turned. Ronsley was recently interviewed by Steph Taylor for the Socialette podcast, and the two …

110. Kyree Oliver on Successful Marketing, Cutting Through the Crap and Winning at Social Media

When you meet a 24-year-old, you might not be interested in their advice on business and life. But what if that 24-year-old had already built a thriving business and established themselves as a thought leader in the marketing space? Kyree Oliver has done exactly that as the owner of Influkz Interactive, a social marketing and consulting company based in the …

109. Tyson Franklin on Building a Quality Podcast, Working Smart and Harnessing the Power of Relationships

People starting their own business often become wrapped up in the details. How many staff should I employ at the beginning? How many computers should I buy? Where should my office be? Oftentimes, however, the success of a business comes down to a larger sense of who you are and how you treat people. Tyson Franklin — a business coach, …

108. The Art of Stand up Comedy and Growing Your Business With Marty Vids

If you’re looking for a way to spice up and grow your business, then today’s episode of Should I start a Podcast with Marty Vids has the information you need. A former stand up comedian, improv performer, and comedy night organizer, Marty has been in the business of making people laugh for a long time. He is a business owner, …

107. James Cridland on Understanding Your Business, Innovating Podcasts, and Looking Past the ROI

Many businesses, despite how successful they may be, often struggle explaining what they do and why they do it. When asked by customers, ‘Why should we buy from you?’, somehow they fail to know the answer. Sometimes it takes a great conversation to get ideas flowing; to get us to challenge ourselves and our perspectives. On this episode of Should …

106. Angela Henderson on Podcasting, Beating the Hype of Hustle, and Being Your Own Chief Energy Officer

If you’re struggling with being overwhelmed in your business, let alone the idea of starting your own podcast, then this episode is for you. My partner in conversation is the wonderful Angela Henderson. As a mental health professional by training and an entrepreneur and business consultant by choice, she’s an expert in balancing entrepreneurship and mental health.   In this …

105. Ronsley Vaz on Content, Helping Others and Productization with Mel Telecican

Most people would argue that the point to a business is all about making money. While this argument does have merit, after all, without the money to sustain itself, no business would be able to continue. It’s this argument that Ronsley challenges on this episode of Should I Start a Podcast. Ronsley turns the interview wheel over to one of …

104. The Business Journey, Finding Your Creativity and Executing Your Ideas with Emma Franklin Bell

Whether you’re a beginner and don’t even know how to begin stimulating your creative juices or an intermediate creative who wants to up his/her game, this episode of Should I Start A Podcast is for you. I chat with Emma Franklin Bell, author, entrepreneur, podcaster, artist and former dancer. Emma is the founder of the Beauty Business Academy, cofounder of …

102. Laura Petersen on How and Why Podcasters should Supercharge Their Writing

If you run your own podcast — or are thinking about starting one — then you need to learn how to write in a way that portrays you as the expert you are and convinces people to listen to your program. On this week’s episode of Should I Start a Podcast, writing coach and copy guru Laura Petersen gave us …

101. A Panel Discussion on Sponsorships and Monetising Your Podcast

Are you considering adding sponsorships to your podcast? Before you take that you should listen to this episode of Should I Start a Podcast. When looking to monetize a podcast, most podcasters go after sponsorships to help them get started on earning some cash from their show. But is that the best way to make money off your podcast? And …

100. Connecting to Your Audience through Storytelling with Andrew Griffiths

Get out a pen and paper, because you’ll want to capture ALL the pearls of wisdom on this week’s episode of Should I Start A Podcast. Here, I’m sharing with you the incomparable Andrew Griffiths’ keynote speech from We Are Podcast 2015. Andrew is a writing superstar with 12 bestsellers under his belt that have been printed in 60 countries. …

99. Building Your Brand through Influencers and Instagram with Nathan Chan

Do you want to build your podcast audience? Then get a pen and paper out because we have a jam-packed episode of Should I Start a Podcast for you. This week, it’s all about the power of influencers, with a master of influencer marketing, Nathan Chan. Nathan is the CEO of Foundr, a digital magazine that’s interviewed industry leaders including …

98. Adam Houlahan on Building a Targeted Audience for Your Podcast Using LinkedIn

Are you lost when it comes to LinkedIn? Are you looking for a way to make meaningful connections to build your podcast? This week’s episode of Should I Start a Podcast is what you’ve been waiting for. We have LinkedIn master Adam Houlahan on deck with his keynote speech he gave at We Are Podcast 2015. Adam has the #1 …

97. Dave Jackson on the Common Podcasting Mistakes You Need to Avoid

If you’ve ever wanted to learn from someone who’s been publishing podcasts since 2005 (that’s 13 years in the business!), then this is the episode for you! Dave Jackson is one of the Mount Rushmore faces of podcasting, and he talked with me about the power of podcasting, common mistakes for first time podcasters, and the 12 different things you …

96. Omar Zenhom & Nicole Baldinu on Pivoting, “Bringing the Energy” and Blueprints for Podcasting Success

Need a dose of adrenaline and energy? On today’s episode of Should I Start a Podcast, we’ve got the perfect antidote for apathy and complacency. My guests are Omar Zenhom & Nicole Baldinu – educators, speakers and podcasters who have together built the $100 MBA community & podcast. Omar loves rooting for the underdog and telling it like it is. …

95. How to Become a Prolific Podcaster with Harry Duran

Would you like some tips on what works and what doesn’t work when starting a podcast from someone who’s recorded 150+ episodes over four years? Although he became an entrepreneur and podcaster after many years in the corporate world, Harry Duran has slowly put the pieces together on podcasting through his many insightful interviews. Harry is the founder of FullCast, …

94. Katie Wyatt’s Top Tips on How to Use Social Media to Become an Industry Leader

Would you like to hear a few tips on how to improve your community, connection and conversation? Well, Katie Wyatt discussed just that topic during her We Are Podcast 2016 presentation. In this episode, she teaches you how to convert more clients from your podcast with some tried-and-tested, easy-to-follow social media tips and tricks. Katie is a speaker, podcaster, consultant, …

93. Ronsley Vaz on The Build Your Network Podcast With Travis Chappell

Ronsley is the founder and chief daydreamer at Amplify. He is an author, speaker, and serial entrepreneur. He has a master’s degree in Software Engineering and an MBA in Psychology and Leadership. He is known as the creator of We Are Podcast – the first podcasting conference in the southern hemisphere, and the host of The Bond Appetit podcast and …

92. Ronsley At We Are Podcast 2016 – Podcasting, Sales Philosophy and Leveraging the Power of Conversations

Ronsley is the founder and chief daydreamer at Amplify. He is an author, speaker and serial entrepreneur. He has a Masters’ degree in Software Engineering and an MBA in Psychology and Leadership. He is known as the creator of We Are Podcast – the first podcasting conference in the southern hemisphere, and the host of The Bond Appetit podcast and …

91. Ed Dale on Understanding Your Tribe, the Power of Crowdfunding and an Undying Love of Podcasts

Curious to know about how piano stool restoration, underwater kickboxing, sugar cookies and the Red Cross are connected? If so, you’ll not want to miss this episode of Should I Start a Podcast. This instalment features a special appearance from Ed Dale – the founder of The Challenge and MagCast, and the author of Your First Dollar. In the episode, …

90. Steph Taylor on Hustling, Wildbloom Creative and Searching for Freedom

Keen to hear an inspirational story about someone quitting their job in search of more? Then today’s episode of Should I Start A Podcast is definitely for you. In this show, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Stephanie Taylor. Steph is an ex-corporate accountant turned entrepreneur and digital marketer. Steph is smart, precocious and determined – she left …