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YouTube Thoughts For Podcasters
I can't believe that I have barely had any coverage of YouTube here on Podcast Answer Man. In this episode, I have Erik Fisher join me for an extended Social Media Segment to spend a great deal of time talking about YouTube and how podcasters can make use of this wonderful distribution channel.

Personal Plug of The Week
Back of February 16th, I received an email from LouAnn Clark. Here's what she wrote….

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Hi, Cliff. We didn't officially meet at Michael Hyatt's Platform Conference, but I was in the audience, and I was wowed by your presentation. I came home and started looking for a place to put a recording studio; it turns out I have a closet that looks close to perfect! I'll be ordering equipment from you soon.

I said on social media that the podcast went from tenth to first on my list. I am beyond excited about this. As a former broadcaster, I still yearn for my first love, radio. It looks like podcasting is a way to use my best gifts, have the most fun, and communicate my message about healthy thinking. I am a depression survivor who has learned to thrive; I am ten years into recovery after more than twenty years of depression, and I want to share my “hows” with others who are suffering.

Thanks again for sharing your expertise at Platform. You were already on my list (I'm a huge fan of Dan Miller's) and it was a real pleasure to learn from you firsthand. Thanks for the free resources on your website. I'm on lesson 7 and raring to go! I have a goal of putting my podcast online by March 18.

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

We exchanged some emails back and forth and she, soon after, purchased the Podcast Answer Man equipment package found at

On March 17th, one day before the deadline set for achieving her goal, LouAnn sent me the following email.

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Cliff, I wanted to let you know that my Decided Difference podcast was launched today! It is still “under review” in iTunes, but it's up on my blog if you want to check it out.

The initial feedback I am getting is from people saying they want to hear more. WIN!

I love my equipment, and your podcasting 101 got me up and running.

Here is a photo of me in my tiny studio. I love it!

I listened to her first episode and it is AWESOME!

Oh… And BTW, she is now listed in iTunes. I just posted a review with a 5 star rating!

Find LouAnn on iTunes by CLICKING HERE!

Upcoming Event Schedule
220calOne of my favorite things about traveling to, and speaking at conferences, is meeting members of my community. I always make it a point to host a community meetup wherever I travel.

Below is a list of events that you might be interested in. If you can make it to any of these events, I'd love to have the opportunity to meet you. If you are not able to attend the event, but are in that area, I'd still love for you to come to the personal community meetup that I will host in that town.

Social Media Marketing World
April 7-9 – San Diego, CA
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SCORRE Conference
May 6-9 – Orlando, FL
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Affiliate Info: Use promo code “Cliff” to save $100 on registration!

GSPN Community Disney Dream Cruise
June 23 – 27 – Bahamas
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Platform Conference
November 3-5 – Dallas, TX
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Affiliate Info: Use promo code “Cliff” to save $100 on registration!

Exclusive Audio Branding Package Opportunity
I want to remind you that I have an exclusive audio branding package through Music Radio Creative that is only available to the Podcast Answer Man community. For only $449, you will get the following:

  • A one hour 1-to-1 web meeting with Mike and/or Izabella to discuss your podcast’s exact audio needs and help design your audio brand.
  • An amazing podcast intro with an introduction to your podcast and music bed.
  • An exciting podcast outro with music and a call to action of your choice.
  • Three jingles/bumpers that you can use to transition between segments, mention your website address, introduce interviews, features and more.
  • Complete script writing service for all of your audio products.

I encourage you to check out the commercial below and then click here to schedule your audio branding consultation today.

Shop With B&H Photo & Support Podcast Answer Man
I am thrilled about the relationship that I have formed with the folks at B&H Photo, Video, & Pro Audio. They have amazing prices on podcast equipment and so much more. Best of all, their customer service is almost as good as my own.

When placing an order through my affiliate link, you end up paying the same low price and I earn a generous commission. If you have used my affiliate link to make a purchase with B&H, please leave me a comment with your name and a link to your website in the comments section below.

Blue Host Affiliate Signup
BlueHostI want to send out a special word of thanks to the folks behind the following domains that were used to create a new hosting account with BlueHost with my Blue Host affiliate link recently. As you know, I earn a commission each time someone clicks through my link to sign up with Blue Host. So thank you!

Accounts that were created recently:

Note: The fact that I have linked to these accounts is only to acknowledge that these folks have used my affiliate link to create a hosting account with BlueHost. These links are not an endorsement of any content that may be posted to these sites. If you ever recognize content blatantly offensive at any of these links, please let me know and I will be sure to evaluate and consider if the link should be removed from this post. These accounts are all brand new and may not be active yet. Also, it is possible that some of these domains were previously owned and may not have been transferred to BlueHost just yet.

The Podcast Mastermind
One of the reasons that I love working with podcasters so much is due to the fact that they are influencing someone every single time they produce a podcast episode. The world needs great leaders! I believe that podcasters who take their leadership position seriously can make a positive difference in the lives of others. The world needs you and your message! They need you to be a leader!

Many people ask me how to grow the audience of their podcast. I believe that one of the best things you can do is to BELIEVE IN YOURSELF! To take yourself seriously! To consider yourself to be a professional!

Are you willing to invest in your future success?
Are you willing to be the greatest leader you can be?
Are you willing to commit to your personal and professional growth?

If so, please consider joining The Podcast Mastermind!

Free Month of Media Hosting With Libsyn!
Because of all the years of sending clients to sign up for accounts with Libsyn, they have created an affilate program only given to a hand selected group of podcasting experts. I'm delighted that I am now able to offer your ONE MONTH FREE when you sign up for a new account with Libsyn. Simply use promo code GSPN when you sign up! For my complete thoughts on podcast hosting, click here.

Podcast Video Tutorials:
I have a growing list of video tutorials that I have created based up on the the top things my clients have hired me to help them with. See the full list of tutorials by clicking here.

I Appreciate Your iTunes Reviews!
If you have ever read my blog post about how iTunes podcast ratings work, then you know just how valuable leaving a 5 star rating and/or a written review can be to a content producer.

I am so incredibly thankful to those who have recently gone into my listing in iTunes to provide a five star rating and a written review of Podcast Answer Man.

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