Chartable Radio is coming back! In this episode, the Chartable team discuss what we've been listening to, what we've been working on, and what's coming up for Chartable. We're looking for guests — anyone who works in the podcast industry — for Season 2 (beginning in January 2019). More info at the end of the episode! We're especially looking to interview folks who identify with marginalized groups. Thanks for listening and we'll be back soon!
Today's guest is Jack Rhysider, host and producer of Darknet Diaries. Jack dives deep into his original research on how to build a following on Patreon. We cover: How he built the initial audience for Darknet Diaries How he went full-time on his show Things that top Patreon shows haven in common What it takes to make something that's worth supporting Whether or not to go exclusive to an app Follow Jack on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/jackrhysider Check out more of his research on his blog: https://lime.link/blog/analysis-of-top-podcast/ Listen to Darknet Diaries: https://darknetdiaries.com/ Thanks for listening!
This week's guest is Skye Pillsbury, the writer and curator of Inside Podcasting, a daily podcasting newsletter from Inside.com. We cover: How Skye got started in podcasting: Skye's background in tech PR, and the parallels between the dot-com boom in the Bay Area in the 90's/early 2000s to what's happening now What it was like to be a guest on the Gimlet podcast Heavyweight (a great story!) How putting out daily content is hard What it's like to go from pitching to receiving PR pitches What Skye is listening to right now, and hopes for the future of podcasting You can follow Skye on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/SkyePillsbury Subscribe to Inside Podcasting here: https://inside.com/ And check out Skye's episode of Heavyweight here—it's a great listen: https://gimletmedia.com/shows/heavyweight/o2hobr/17-skye
My guest this week is Zach Kahn, the Senior Manager of Podcast Marketing at Vox Media. We cover a lot of ground in this conversation, including: How Zach got his dream job at Vox The recently-announced Vox Media Podcast Network and its first show, Switched On Pop Recent changes in the podcast industry How to get listeners to subscribe to your podcast The future of podcasting You should follow Zach on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/zkahn And check out the Vox Media Podcast Network here: https://podcasts.voxmedia.com/ Thanks for listening!