Once a month this year, I’m going ask you a question and use those answers for an episode. I want to get to under you more, and in general get a better understand of what you like and dislike.
This month I asked, “What are those things that make your go “Uggh” when listening to a podcast. They might make your even unsubscribe.
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What Makes You Unsubscribe From a Podcast?
Failure to Get to the Point
[4:10] Haley Redke (Adopteeson.com) is not a fan of not getting to the point, and people that interrupt their guests.
[5:33] Tracie Bonnick also hates when the podcast hosts hates it when the host of the podcast doesn’t let the guest talk
[6:05] Glenn the Geek Hebert of Horse Radio Network was on Podcast Junkies and said he hates it when the podcast hosts just runs down a list of questions
[6:39] Brian Weber (bartenderjourney.net) hates it when people don’t get to the point
[7:15] Ishamael Colderon – Hates long intro
[7:43] John Wilkerson (www.strugglingforpurpose.com ) hates a super long intro
[10:00] Daryl hates a ton of ads at the beginning (Joe Rogan?) as in three minutes of nothing but ads.
[11:00] James Aaron of https://2middleageddudes.wordpress.com/ hates people talking to hear themselves talk.
[11:53] From new Father Daniel J Lewis (YEAH NOODLE BABY) from the Audacity to Podcast said, “I go “ugh” when a conversation with a guest starts with “getting to know you” stuff. I don’t care about the guest’s background until after I care about their message.”
[12:40] Riding the Volume Knob
[13:10] Kathe Kline from Rock Your Retirement goes nuts when she has to keep adjusting the volume
[14:30] John Hilman hates it when the hosts and guest have WAY different volume levels.
[15:50] Emily from The Story Behind Podcast – Four People Around One Microphone makes her turn off the show immediately.
[17:20] Kuldrin Fire (kuldrinskrypt.com ) hates the word, “Right” and having to ride the volume knob, and he hates when hosts put down other hosts.
[20:15] Emily from The Story Behind Podcast when they forget they have new listeners and talk about things from past episodes
[20:53] Mark Des Cotes from the Resourceful Designer (and http://solotalkmedia.com/)hates it when TV Show podcasts refer to the actress name only (and not the character)
[22:23] Emily from The Story Behind Podcast hates people who are note authentic and giant commercials.
Experts Who Don’t Know What They’re Talking About
[24:00] Connie From the Small Business 101 Podcast couldn’t believe the advice she heard about starting a business
[27:00] Hall of Fame Podcaster Danny Peña from Gamer Tag Radio hates it when Podcasts about Podcasting promote the importance of New and Noteworthy (see newandnoteworthy.info )
[27:30] Cedric Green hates it when people Curse.(cookingwithceddy.ws – coming soon). It unprofessional and you can’t listen to it with kids in the car.
[28:35] Emily from The Story Behind Podcast judges harshly when easy to remove ums are not removed.
30.17 Michael Blakston (Road Noises Podcast) hates mouth noises
[32:00] Boomy Room Noise
[33:14] Cheri Fields (Christian Science 4 Kids) had some show that were so boomy she couldn’t understand the podcasters due to the room noise
[35:07] Nivek Thompson of Real Democracy Now Podcast – hates when the host sounds like they are in a barn.
[35:50] Chris Hache (chrishache.com) – If your podcast is not pleasing to my ears you are gone!
[36:25] Things You Say That Drive Me Crazy
Try Price (Completely Comics) hates when a podcaster will “be right back.”
[37:12] Rob Kerns from Living the Vet Life – When a podcast is filled with complaints, but there are no solutions proposed.
[38:55] Steve Stewart – hates it when people don’t edit, and when people kinda, sort of, maybe, think about, taking action.
[41:27] Cheri Fields (Christian Science 4 Kids) the ultimate pet peave is when people can’t listen to your show cause it doesn’t work.
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