Jim Collison does a podcast for his job. Also at his job work with an intern program that includes high school students. He got interviewed about the program (see the video at http://gallupgethip.com/info, but what caught the ears of the State of Nebraska Department of Labor? The Audio podcast.
So because of Jim's Podcast he got a meeting with the Department of Labor for the State of Nebraska.
See Jim's podcast for Gallup at http://coaching.gallup.com
Jim also does his own podcast which you can find at www.theavaergeguy.tv
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John Dennis started his podcast Smart Time Online. Little did he know that by putting his best advice into audio form, it would gain so much interest. He would get past gate keepers and end up getting contracts with BIG companies. The problem then became continuing his podcast. As John puts it, "Because of my podcast I had to quit my podcast to take care of my customers." It still brings him leads and potential customers even though he hasn't put out an episode in a while.
He is also the moderator of the Podcaster's hangout Facebook group (the largest Facebook Group Devoted to Podcasting)
Check out John's show at smarttalkonline.com
Does podcasting boost sales? It sure helped the Membership Site Academy. In today's podcast Mike Morrison explains how his launch was not as consistent as he wanted, but yet when he worked with his new customers, he discovered how many had come from the podcast. This inspired him to start doing the podcast on a much more stable basis. Also in this episode Stephen J Dubner of the Question of the Day podcast explains how he polled an audience at a book signing and discovered that without a podcast, he would be lonely at his books signing
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Craig Wealand from http://www.inglespodcast.com/ came in on my Ask the Podcast Coach Show, and shared this story. Craig teaches English to people in Spain. One half of his class he assigned listening to English podcasts as homework, and the other half didn't. In the end you will hear how the half that listened to podcasts had improved grades over those students who did not.
Find Craig's show at http://www.inglespodcast.com/
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Lucas Apps does the Triangle Tactical podcast about competitive shooting. The podcast serves the North Carolina Research Triangle and beyond with firearms and outdoors news, self defense, and competitive shooting content. Lucas' goal is to be a resource for shooters, concealed carriers, and outdoorsmen and women in the NC research triangle. Well his podcast lead to a phone call, and on the other side of that phone call was an opportunity from someone who had heard his podcast. Would you like to get paid to do something you'd do free? Click the player to hear this story. Check out Lucas's show at triangletactical.com Click Here to subscribe to the show and never miss an episode. Ready To Start Your Podcast? Check out the School of Podcasting
Today we follow the story of Troy Heinrtiz who has been able to
1. Meet Actors of his favorite TV shows
2. Meet the Writers of his favorite TV show
3. Got a tour of his favorite TV shows
4. Got to interview and hangout with the creator of his favorite TV show
5. Is being flown to LA to host a TV episodes about his favorite show.
Check out Try Heinritz at www.theblacklistexposed.com
Adam from inallairness.com shares how because of his podcast he is now speaking with NBA stars of the Michael Jordan era like Christian Latner who was also on the USA dream team.
Daniel Herrick loves formula 1 racing, and he loves his brothers. Over the years life had happened so they didn't have the opportunity to get together and talk like they did when they lied under the same roof. Now they all love Formula 1 racing, so they decided to get together and create a podcast. So while podcasting is often seen as a business tool, it can be used to boost family relationships in addition to business relationships.
Their show is the Five Lights Formula 1 Podcast.
Next week we hear from another Dan as we hear about his dream of being in the Baha 1000.
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Bill Hutchison has a situation that eliminates him ability to leave his house for more than a couple of hours at a time. Yet, he has a message that he wants to spread across the world.
Today Bill shares how podcasting has bridged the gap to countries he can never visit.
Find bill at billhutchison.org
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Michael Butler is the original music podcaster. You can find him at RockandRollGeek.com
Michael was really in a touch spot when his computer just died. Luckily Michael has an engaged audience and a forum. He let his audience know that there wouldn't be a podcast for a bit because his computer had died.
One of his listeners works in IT for a School, and he was able to get a computer for Michael Free of Charge (or almost free).
You never know who is listening, and your community will come to support you because you've delivered value to them.
Next week we will hear from Bill Hutchison who wants to reach the world, but due to circumstances can't leave the house.
This podcast was recorded partly at Podcast Movement a few years ago (2014?).
A few years ago Major League Baseball shut down a bunch of podcasts who were using logos illegally, using the name of the teams illegally, but one of them was NOT Corey Fineran. He had named his show Ivy Envy. It was a show about the Chicago cubs. Then one day he got a direct tweet from the official Chicago Cubs team. He thought the team was coming down to shut down his podcast.
So Corey called the front office, and they mentioned that hey had heard his podcast, and read his blog where he had criticized a certain contest the Cubs were running. The Cubs representative explained how it wasn't' a Cubs rule, but one from the Major League baseball. But because of Corey of the Ivy Envy podcast, the Cubs lawyers had taken Corey's points and gone to Major League Baseball, and in turn they changed the rules.
Your podcast can put you into a position of influence. You never know who is listening to your show. It just might be the head of a baseball team.
Check out Ivy Envy at www.ivyenvy.com
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