Podcasting 101



A Podcast all about Podcasting. A Bi-weekly chat with the brightest and best podcasters out there, to learn how they built their podcast from the ground up! Learn new tips and tricks each new episode!


  • S7E5 Podcast Passion Projects and American Vigilante with Sam Walker

    10/11/2021 Duration: 01h09min

    In this episode, former BBC host Sam Walker joins me to discuss her career in podcasting. From creating a small passion project podcast called Desert Diaries when she moved from the UK to Arizona to finding herself on the other end of a shotgun...microphone with a sometimes covert killer who rescues kidnapped children on her new disruptive (with her audience) podcast, American Vigilante! 

  • S7E4: True Crime Garage

    04/11/2021 Duration: 55min

    In this episode, The Captain from True Crime Garage joins Pod 101 to chat about creating a "True Crime" podcast before it was even a genre... though creating a podcast in a garage had already been old hat. The Captain, who admits to only being loved by 30% of the listeners tells us how he and The Colonel quickly and surprisingly built a very large following, how they're keeping things indie and the difference between who they are on mic and off. 

  • S7E3 Pivoting Your Podcast Before Burning Out with Brett Allan

    23/09/2021 Duration: 01h02min

    Brett had been podcasting for 160+ episodes and he knew something had to change. Specific guests weren't landing with his audience. He was feeling the burnout. He then decided to PIVOT with his podcast and now he's interviewing celebrities and reaching over 8,000 listeners an episode. He's releasing 3 to 5 episodes a week and not only is he enjoying himself but he's hoping to leave a legacy for his son through podcasting.  Also we discuss what is a good "starter" microphone and whether Joe Rogan is a famous podcaster or a podcaster who is famous!  

  • S7 Ep2: Building the Skills & Finding Confidence to Produce and Audio Drama w/ Joel Mengel

    05/08/2021 Duration: 01h13min

    There has been an explosion recently for Audio Dramas. Podcast Radio Plays... Narrated stories with music and sound effects, not always "Dramatic" but for lack of a better term, let's just say Audio Drama!?  Today, Joel Mengel joins me from his Edge of the World Broadcast, podcast to discuss his ideas, process, struggles and success of creating an independently produced podcast. I also discuss Spotify and Stitcher going exclusive with Marvel and DC. I have a huge respect and love for this content no matter the level of production.  After the interview I recommend a podcast I was recently turned on to, America's Forgotten Heroes. If you like stories of heroism, and patriotism, mixed with narration through some very crafty wordsmithing... then this podcast is for you!  Thank you for supporting Podcasting 101 by using promo code Pod 101 when signing up for your libsyn.com account!  If you'd like to reach me you can find me at @Podcaster101 on twitter. You can email the show AngryGinger@MonkeyPooStudios.com Thank

  • S7 EP 1: Living By The Book and Making a Living From Podcasting with Kristen Meinzer

    21/07/2021 Duration: 01h02min

    Kristen Meinzer is the host of many podcasts. You may know her from By The Book, a show in which she and her cohost live by the rules of a Self Help book and then they share the good and the bad with each other and their audience. She's also the cohost of Movie Therapy and the author of So You Want To Start a Podcast.  Kristen is a fantastic podcaster and an amazing talent and I am so lucky to have gotten to speak with her for this new season of Pod 101! The conversation just flows, she gives great advice and has so many stories to share about podcasting!  I hope you enjoy this episode! Want to support Podcasting 101? You can do so for free by Subscribing to this podcast! If you'd like to support the show financially you can visit MonkeyPooStudios.com  If you're looking to start your own podcast you can get up to two free months by using PROMO CODE: Pod101 when you sign up for an account at www.Libsyn.com

  • 8 Simple Steps to Starting a Podcast (While Under Quarantine)

    30/04/2020 Duration: 01h16s

    So you're thinking of finally starting a podcast. Maybe you have some questions, concerns or some doubts. Well don't. I'm going to do a quick walk through of starting a podcast. Whether you're a single host or multi-show hosted podcast. If you're recording in a studio or over the internet. I run you through the equipment and programs you'll need. There's plenty of tips and tricks from going from your idea to actually helping you put that first episode out. If you have any questions, I'd be happy to help. Shoot me an Email. Angryginger@monkeypoostudios.com Thanks for listening and please don't forget to subscribe and review the show!

  • S6E10 From Podcast to Television

    02/04/2020 Duration: 41min

    Hi there dearest listener! I hope that you are keeping healthy and safe. I know times are strange right now and we all need some escapism, maybe now more than ever, so I have compiled a list of Podcasts that have also become TV Shows. My hope is that this might help you take your mind off the crazy reality that we are currently living in, as well as, maybe ignite those creative juices to keep you podcasting!  For this episode I have picked 4 distinctly different podcasts and Television shows. I hope at least one of them is something you seek out. Whether it be download the podcast episodes, or stream the shows! All the information is of course provided... All you have to do is hit play on this here episode. Please, I would love some feedback on this episode! I'm currently working on a second part to this and I'm hoping this is something you'd be interested in hearing more of. You can Listen-and-Tweet me at @Podcaster101 or you can email me at AngryGinger@MonkeyPooStudios.com Thanks, and I hope you're doing we

  • S6E9 Podfest 2020 Recap with Ant McGinley

    20/03/2020 Duration: 51min

    In this episode, my good buddy and podcast enthusiast Ant McGinley joins me (once again) to chat about PODFEST 2020. It was an amazing time. If you're on the fence about these events... this might change your mind... if you were there, well perhaps you'll hear a different perspective?

  • S6E8 How to Survive the world of Audio Drama's with the Creator of We're Alive - KC Wayland

    26/02/2020 Duration: 01h32min

    KC Wayland, creator, writer, producer, of the world famous podcast, "We're Alive" as well as the We're Alive Lockdown and Goldrush and the upcoming Descendants spin-offs joins me to discuss the audio drama side of podcasting. We discuss storytelling, recording, scheduling difficulties, sponsorship, raising funds, and continuing to build new listeners, even with almost 200 million downloads! If you're at all interested in how the sausage is made, or perhaps you have your own ideas for an audio drama then this episode is another masterclass you shouldn't miss out on!

  • S6E7 From Concept to Podcast Convention in 3 Months with Ant McGinley

    21/02/2020 Duration: 01h15min

    I'm not sure my words can adequately describe this podcast superstar. He's a Producer, an Influencer, a Speaker. A Rockstar and living legend! Ant McGinley and I met 2 years ago during Podcast Movement in Philly during a Stitcher party and immediately hit it off. He's filled with a million ideas and has the energy to match. Two years ago I saw him show a whole room of podcasters how to create a podcast episode from nothing to having it published in 30 minutes. Since then he has gone on to start his own Podcast Convention in the UK called Pods Up North. He's an inspiration to podcasters and he's come on the show to share his story.

  • S6E6 Harry Duran/Podcast Junkies Returns

    19/02/2020 Duration: 01h21min

    The captain of Streamlining, king of networking, and guerrilla marketing genius, Harry Duran is interviewed on this episode of Podcasting 101.  We discuss his early days as a podcaster, learning how to promote not only his show but himself. How he built connections in the industry. How he found sponsors for the show and moving from podcasting to creating a full business around podcasting. Get out a pen and a full notebook of college ruled paper because you're about to be schooled with more tips, tricks and awesome advice on how to make your podcast work smarter not harder, your brain might explode!

  • S6 E5 PBR Returns

    14/02/2020 Duration: 01h07min

    Mike Pullano, host of the Pizza Beer Revolution Podcast joins me once again to talk about the long hiatus. Coming out of retirement. How it feels to be back on microphone. What he's learned over the years to make sure there is a stress-free production. Lots of tips and tricks. This is an excellent, entertaining conversation and I really hope that you subscribe to the PBR podcast!

  • S6 E4 Jumping Podcasting Hurdles with Elsie Escobar

    11/02/2020 Duration: 01h04min

    From the little problems like Mouth Noises and Skype Issues, to Internet Problems and Launching a podcast when you just aren't ready. It's all tackled in this episode with the incomparable Elsie Escobar! You may know her from Libsyn's THE FEED, or SHE PODCASTS... or maybe you're one of the woodland creatures that's crossed her path on the mountain. If you're not, If you are unaware of her, well you are in for a delightful surprise. Always energetic, always full of useful information, and always flowing with positivity... Get ready for an hours worth of podcasting inspiration!!!

  • S6 E3 Nick Murphy-The Parentpreneur

    06/02/2020 Duration: 01h21min

    Learning to Pivot is the theme of this episode. Finding your personal "Avatar" that speaks to not only you, but your audience can be a hard thing. Nick is the master at overcoming and adapting. After a couple of false starts, he was able to merge his entrepreneurial spirit with the most important parts of his life. His kids. His wife. Combining "Fatherhood" and "The Hustle" is everything that Nick Murphy is about. This is his story. Find Nick over at www.NickMurphy.io and follow him on Instagram @CoachNickMurphy

  • S6E2 The Struggles with Podfading

    23/01/2020 Duration: 53min

    In this episode, Matt G from the Reason Are Several Podcast and Bill Sweeney from the Wicked Theory Podcast join me to discuss the trials and tribulations of Podfading. I also take a minute to give a shout out to a podcast that has returned after a years long hiatus, PBR Pod (Pizza Beer Revolution).

  • S6E1I Am Salt Lake 101

    15/01/2020 Duration: 01h18min

    In this episode, Chris Holifield, from I Am Salt Lake joins me to discuss everything from building a podcast, to finding a listenership, to making money through various ways of trial and error. It doesn't matter how long you've been podcasting, you'll always identify with the struggles of an indie podcaster and you'll also learn something new every episode.

  • From Podcast to Indie Book Author w Emily Prokop (The Story Behind Podcast

    10/08/2019 Duration: 01h05min

    Emily Prokop, of the Story Behind Podcast, sits down to discuss the Crazy Random Happenstance from going from Podcaster to Indie Book Author.

  • S5E6 It Makes a Sound-A Year Later

    12/11/2018 Duration: 01h06min

    Jacquelyn Landgraf, creator and narrator of, It Makes a Sound joins me on the show today to discuss writing, recording, producing, marketing an Audio Drama. She takes us behind the scenes to help us understand how her show came together, and how much work goes into an audio drama.

  • S5E5 Ant McGinley Creating a Podcast in 30 Minutes

    02/10/2018 Duration: 01h23min

    Ant McGinley, Podcast Movement Superstar, Producer or A.K.A. "That Other Guy" from "The Left Side: The Funny Football Show", "Mondeo Law", "Mick's Martial Arts", and the reality TV pop up "Inner Circle:The Circle Podcast" joins me to discuss his life in Radio and beyond. This man is a podcast legend in the making. I met him at Podcast Movement. What was a random happen stance running into at one of the many nightly meet and greets turned into what I hope to be a continuing friendship between podcasters. I attended Ant and Aimee Joshua, of the "Chasing Dreams" podcast session during Podcast Movement and in their session it was how you can go from no idea to publishing a podcast episode in under 30 minutes. It was incredible. So as you can imagine, we talk about this quite a bit. You must listen! Please enjoy this episode! You can follow Ant on Twitter @antmanlovesyou and on Instagram @AntMcGinley. If you'd like to support this show, you can do so by visiting www.patreon.com/monkeypoostudios You can also buy th

  • S5E4 We Look Sh*t Up & Recovering From Podcast Movement

    03/09/2018 Duration: 01h09min

    In this episode, I talk with Rachael and Kevin Schwaller of the We Look Sh*t Up Podcast. Only having started since February, we discuss the ins and outs of creating a podcast. The changes that are made when adapting from the original idea to something that is more manageable for the long term. Also, let's talk just how amazing Podcast Movement was! I'm sure you've heard a ton of podcasts cover this intensely. But a quick recap and some shout outs had to be done! Look for more new episode while we approach PODTOBERFEST!!!

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