Listeners have all the power to make a podcast worth something to the podcaster, whatever that may be. It may be monetizing the content, or just creating and nurturing a community of followers. And give the podcasters credit as well. They know to have a following, they need to deliver content that keeps listeners engaged and respected.
As a podcaster, producer, and podcast consultant, my clients ask me what are the essentials of a good podcast. And I offer direction to help them be better creators. Over the past years working with my clients, this direction usually falls into five essentials that make a good podcast.
So you’re struggling to build momentum and continued interest around your podcast. The most difficult thing for many people is that it takes time to grow an audience. Podcasters want “instant gratification,” and get frustrated and lose interest when their show isn’t an immediate success.