We har about the benefits of podcasting on this show, and I attempt to get people to start their podcast and often ask, “What is the worst thing that could happen?” I wanted to hear what was the worst thing that happened to you by starting a podcast, what was the biggest regret?
The Positive Side of Podcasting
Here are some of the things people have reported happening “Because of my podcast:”
I was able to get a dream trip to a Lambo field and watch my beloved Green Bay packers
I improved my conversational skills
I was asked to write a book
People went to an event to meet me
My face is on the cover of a comic book
I raced in the Baja 1000
I got free bottles of wine
I got a job
I now work in media communications for the Federal Government
I get to chat with my brothers on a weekly basis
I get passes to the college world series
They sent a Maserati to pick me up
I've got to meet people I have no business meeting
I have a new purpose in life
I have more customers
Biggest Podcast Regrets:
People have gone from obsessing over starting their podcast to obsessing over the next episode(s).
Dan from Podcasters Kit
Clay from Fish Nerds
Craig from Ingles Podcast is considering the time it takes to create a podcast
Jonathon from Weekly Awesome is concerned about the time it takes to create episodes.
Doug Payton from Consider This! podcast had some negative comments and a weird situation where someone sent an unpaid pizza to his house (spooky)
Arnie from the Football History Dude
One person is regretful about not remember the names and faces of people they meet.
Question of the Month for November
In honor of my first CEO that I ever worked for ( Richard Jusseaume ) who would tack on the question, “What's bugging you?” on to the employee survey, I ask you, “What's bugging you?” Leave your answer at www.schoolofpodcasting.com/question
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