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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!

Apr 15, 2019

Ep.16 - Ain't Nobody Got Time for Podcasts Under 12

Tim and Kyle introduce you to Kidcasts and how producing podcasts for children between 6-12 might be the opportunity you're overlooking.

Episode at a Glance:

  • Tim and Kyle explore the Kidcast podcasting landscape for a growing audience of younger listeners.
  • We touch on...


Apr 6, 2019

Ep.15 - And Now... A Word from Our Sponsor

Tim and Kyle explore the thinking behind Luminary's non-Tweet about podcast ads by exposing the realities behind an advertising-based monetization strategy.

Episode at a Glance:

  • Tim and Kyle questioning the reasons behind why Luminary tweeted: "Podcasts don’t need ads" and...


Mar 29, 2019

Ep.14 - I'll Take Podcasting for $100, Tim!

Tim and Kyle discover which podcast categories have the most shows and analyze why that is and what it might mean to how you categorize your own podcast.

Episode at a Glance:

  • Tim and Kyle talk about the top three categories that have the most shows.
  • This leads to talking...


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...