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Podcasting During the Pandemic: Listenership Is Fine, But One Change Reminds Us of a Looming Issue

By: Jay Acunzo
May 25th, 2020

On Thursday, May 21, 2020, Edison Research and their SVP, Tom Webster — the podcast industry’s equivalent of Neil deGrasse Tyson if NdGT spun dad jokes instead of globes — switched on Yet Another Business Webinar for all the world to watch. This one was genuinely worth watching, however: Podcasting: Connection and Community During Quarantine. […]

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Seizing The Moment: What We Learn from Brian Koppelman’s Great Podcast Interviews

By: Jay Acunzo
May 18th, 2020

Deconstructing an interview clip between Billions‘ Brian Koppelman and SNL‘s Melissa Villasenor, revealing two hidden traits of great interview podcasts. Brian Koppelman’s show The Moment is a look into pivotal moments that shaped great creative careers. In this episode of 3 Clips‘ quarantine version, “Clipped,” MSR founder and 3 Clips host Jay Acunzo pulls out […]

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Podcast Format Possibilities: Narrative

By: Tallie Gabriel
May 13th, 2020

You don’t just want to make another branded interview podcast (and believe us — we don’t want you to, either). But if your podcast doesn’t follow the interview format, what are your other options? In this series, we’ll examine other types of engaging, entertaining podcast formats, so you can choose the right one for your […]

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Your Show’s Premise: A Map to Your True North

By: Molly Donovan
May 6th, 2020

Are you here for the right reasons? This is not just a question asked by every contestant on ABC’s The Bachelor/Bachelorette since the history of time. It’s also one that marketing showrunners should constantly ask themselves. Via Giphy Why am I here? What am I trying to accomplish with this content? What journey do I […]

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The Fortress of Favoritism

By: Jay Acunzo
April 24th, 2020

NOTE #1: This is the third post in a three-part mega-series. Be sure you’ve read Part 1 and Part 2. NOTE #2: This three-part mega-series is itself a small part of a weekly journey I’m currently on with thousands of other podcasters to understand one question: What does it take to create someone’s favorite podcast?  […]

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Podcast Format Possibilities: Scripted Co-hosted

By: Tallie Gabriel
April 22nd, 2020

You don’t just want to make another branded interview podcast (and believe us — we don’t want you to, either). But if your podcast doesn’t follow the interview format, what are your other options? In this series, we’ll examine other types of engaging, entertaining podcast formats, so you can choose the right one for your […]

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The Style Spectrum

By: Jay Acunzo
April 17th, 2020

NOTE #1: This is the second post in a three-part mega-series. If you missed Part 1, go back and read it here.  NOTE #2: This three-part mega-series is an important arc inside a larger, weekly journey that I’m on right now with thousands of other podcasters to understand one question: What does it take to […]

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