288 Austin Petersmith | Publishing Voices That Yearn to be Heard

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Austin Petersmith is the Founder and CEO of Racket, an organization that provides the easiest way to tell audio stories and connect with people who want to hear them. Austin joins today’s episode to share his experience as an online community builder. Austin and his team at Racket amplify voices in the audio industry so that those who want to have their stories told can have that opportunity. Today, Austin and Harry talk about podcast monetization, the incredible progress that has been made in podcasting technology and what inspired Austin to make the jump from journalism to entrepreneurship. Austin speaks to the challenges he’s faced as a creator and why he feels so passionately about the work he does.

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What We Covered:

  • 06:30 – Founder and CEO of Racket.com, Austin Petersmith joins the show to share his background as an online community builder and how he’s focused this skill on helping the podcasting community
  • 13:42 – Austin reflects on what inspired him to launch Capiche
  • 20:57 – Making the shift from journalism to entrepreneurship
  • 22:23 – Racket’s origin story
  • 32:20 – Amplifying voices who want their stories told
  • 39:05 – Austin speaks to the work he’s doing with Podcash and other trends he’s noticed in the podcasting industry
  • 50:30 – Something Austin has changed his mind about recently and the most misunderstood thing about him
  • 53:56 – Harry thanks Austin for joining the show and let’s listeners know where they can connect with him and learn more about Racket

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LINKS MENTIONED

FullCast Website

Podcast Junkies Junkies Facebook Group

Link to Podfest Expo Virtual Summit

Link to The Podosphere

Austin’s LinkedIn

Austin’s Twitter

Racket Website

Link to Podcash

Link to Stir

Link to Podcast Index

Link to Inside Podcasting Newsletter

Link to Twilio

Link to Anchor

Link to Good Pods

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