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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!

Oct 18, 2019

Ep.25 - Dude, Where's My Audience?

Tim and Kyle review recent listener data and how it should motivate you to double-down on content research designed to build your audience.

Episode at a Glance:

  • U.S. podcast audiences have grown to 62 million listening weekly.
  • For the first time, more than half (51 percent) of the...


Oct 10, 2019

Ep.24 - Wild Pitches to Enrich your Niches

Tim and Kyle carve out the 7 thought problems you need to have with yourself when trying to define your podcasting niche.

Episode at a Glance:

  • Why choose a niche? To find the smallest, sustainable audience to give your show, content, and research a direction.
  • What niche...


Oct 1, 2019

Ep.23 - Sailing into International Podcast Day Waters

Tim and Kyle give you their personal insights into their top 3 favorite podcasts (at the moment) for International Podcast Day.

Episode at a Glance:


Sep 26, 2019

Ep.22 - Cake on the MAPCON Beach

Tim and Kyle are back to talk about their MAPCON (Mid-Atlantic Podcast Conference; now rebranded Independent Podcast Conference) experience and the 10 things they learned while having their podcasting cake on the beach in Atlantic City.

Episode at a Glance:

  • Tim and Kyle's Top 10 MAPCON...


Jun 28, 2019

Ep.21 - Salvaging Your Podcast with Dave Jackson

Tim and Kyle talk with Hall-of-Fame Podcaster Dave Jackson (School of Podcasting) about strategies that can salvage your show when you put a bad podcast episode into the world.

Episode at a Glance:

  • Strategies for surviving that "Big Oops" after you hit publish on an...