My Top 10 Lessons Learned Producing 200 Podcast Episodes

I can’t believe this Thursday is Episode #200. As a matter of fact, I’m sharing my Top 10 Lessons Learned from 200-episodes BEFORE my 200th one even drops this Thursday. I’m joined today by the person who has been part of EVERY single episode since we started, Julie Wilcox, as she helps produce each & every show. There is a wealth of information in today’s episode. I hope you enjoy ALL 10-lessons in today’s episode. LISTEN NOW…

Additionally, a special invite for you to attend our 200th episode party this Thursday. You can do so by simply listening in with my 2 very special guests this Thursday and find out my favorite episodes, bloopers, things you didn’t see or hear…and let’s get ready to parteyyyy!!! 

Until then, please help spread the IMPACT SHOW and share today’s episode. I do this show because of you…and I can’t begin to thank you all enough for your love, support, encouragement, and shares!

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2:57 – Lesson #1 Every episode takes a lot longer than you think.
We spend as a team 5-8 hours per episode to create a high quality show

6:08 – Lesson #2 The Power of Your Team.
It’s important to have synchronicity to create a great show

8:15 – Lesson #3 Have quality equipment to produce a great podcast.
The better the equipment the better the audio and video



9:54 – Lesson #4 Great guests help you get new people to subscribe to your show.
Ask your listeners to share the episode. Get on other shows.

11:56 – Lesson #5 Preparation is the Key to Success.
If your guest has a product or book know what it is about…read their book. Do your research on your guest. Ask them for questions they w to be asked to better share their story.

“Perfect Preparation Produces Peak Performance”

13:52 –  Lesson #6 Podcasting is a Long-play Game.

Don’t go into podcasting looking to earn a quick buck. Promote your events, products, and programs. Have great value…ABDOV: Always be delivering outrageous value.

16:54 – Lesson #7 You must understand where and how your listeners are consuming content.
Where can you reach people who want to hear your show, know where your people hang out!

20:00 – Lesson #8 Our success relies on our listeners spreading the IMPACT Show.
You gotta ask people to share and ask for reviews

21:25 – Lesson #9 Staying ahead of the game is important…but I like being relevant.
I need to stay in the now!

25:05 – Lesson #10 You must Have FUN!
Why do it if it’s not fun. I love sharing content that will create IMPACT in someone’s life. Go back to Episodes #1 & #2 to hear about Passion, Purpose, and IMPACT!

28:09 – AND THEN SOME! I love feedback and your words are oxygen to my soul! 

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Todd Durkin, MA, is a world-renown trainer, coach, author and motivational keynote speaker who trains dozens of elite, high-profile NFL, MLB, and MMA athletes, including two Super Bowl MVPs, one NFL League MVP, Olympic gold medalists, Heisman Trophy winners, and MMA champions. Todd is a 2-Time Trainer of the Year, the 2017 Jack LaLanne Award recipient, the 2018 Canfitpro International Presenter of the Year, a member of the Under Armour Training Team, and a Top-100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness.

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