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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 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 questions should you ask yourself when designing your podcast?
  • What topic approaches can you take to help you target your first niche?
  • How can new podcasters define or even change their niche?

What did we learn?

  • #1 - Choosing a niche based on your personal thoughts you want to share.
  • #2 - Choosing a niche based on your passions you spend energy on.
  • #3 - Choosing a Niche based on fiction or non-fiction stories you want to tell.
  • #4 - Choosing a niche based on your Expertise in a craft, a skill, or a hobby.
  • #5 - Choosing a niche based on a revelation you've had that changed your life or the way you look at the world.
  • #6 - Choosing a niche based on a collaboration or a team you've created around an idea or topic.
  • #7 - Choosing a niche based on a discovery or how to process that you have learned, developed, or are creating.
  • BONUS - Choosing a niche based on doing something that is FUN!

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