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Podwrecked is about exploring the ebb and flow of the podcast industry. Join your hosts Tim Brien (@kdoi_podcasting) and Kyle Bondo (@merchantsofdirt) as they navigate the uncharted dangers of podcast news and guide you through the wasteland of podcast failure to safer harbors. What you learn could save your podcast!

Mar 15, 2019

Ep.13 - The Power of a Good Podcast Name

Tim and Kyle ponder the struggle behind naming your podcast by pointing out what works, what doesn't, and why it might not matter.

Episode at a Glance:

  • Tim and Kyle talk about the three principles of naming a podcast: Be Original, Allow for Growth, and Don't Be too Abstract.
  • We...


Feb 28, 2019

Ep.12 - Is it Live or is it Podwrecked?

Tim and Kyle present the unique advantages that recording your podcast before a live audience can provide you.

Episode at a Glance:

  • Tim and Kyle talk about Podcasting Live both as a location idea and in front of an audience.
  • We explore the challenges and pitfalls that can befall...


Feb 20, 2019

Ep.11 - Ain't No Party Like a Patreon Party

Tim and Kyle explore how certain podcasts are making sustainable revenue by using Patreon to provide their listeners with bonus content.

Episode at a Glance:

  • Tim and Kyle talk about the top Patreon podcasters and how much they are making a month (Spoiler Alert: It's a...


Feb 11, 2019

Ep.10 - Overnight Success and Other Podcasting Myths

Tim and Kyle take a deep dive into new data that exposes the overnight podcasting hit myth and reinforces the truth that podcasting requires hard work.

Episode at a Glance:

  • Tim and Kyle experiment recording the podcast from a local coffee shop and discover that...


Jan 18, 2019

Ep.9 -Is Google Podcasts too late or just in time?

Tim and Kyle take a deep dive into Google's strategy for putting practically zero effort into marketing their new podcast application: Google Podcasts.

Episode at a Glance:

  • Tim and Kyle talk about Google's June 2018 announcement of their stand-alone podcasting app...