Author Archive

042 Jennifer Briney | I Actually Enjoy Reading the Bills, Which Means I’m a Giant Nerd

I first met Jen Briney at New Media Expo and really loved what she's doing with her podcast. She reviews the bills coming out of the House of Representative and Congress on her podcast. Be warned that this is not a 30 minute show! Jen and I talk about her podcast, how she got started,

Jennifer Briney Interview Transcription

Harry Duran: Podcast Junkies episodes 42. Hello, hello, hello. Welcome back, yes, we're on a weekly schedule. So, hopefully you enjoyed my conversation last week with John Dennis of Smart Time Online. I really think it was insightful and I'm always happy when I learn more about my friends and guests as a result of

041 John Dennis | Don’t Wait For Others To Open The Door

Harry invites John Dennis on to show to talk about his background and a bit of his life story. John has a lot of upcoming projects he's excited about and also shares some of his failures on the show. John mentions how he's 'too nice' and because of it people try to take advantage of

John Dennis Interview Transcription

Harry Duran: Podcast Junkies episode number 41. If you heard last week, I interviewed Colin Gray from Scotland. He's a podcaster, he's been doing it for quite a bit of time, since 2007, and this week I get to interview John Dennis of the Smart Time Online Podcast. John and I have been friends virtually

040 Colin Gray | Plan Your First Ten Episodes Wisely

Colin Gray first started producing podcasts for his university in Scotland in 2007. On the university's budget, he was able to try out podcasting and somewhere in between he fell in love with the medium. Harry calls Colin a podcast veteran because he was an early adopter to the art and Colin himself loves to

Colin Gray Interview Transcription

Harry Duran: So, this week I do something different and head across the pond for a chat with Colin Gray. He's the host of PodCraft. It's a podcast about podcasting, but something that Colin does a bit different is that he makes his episode more a season. So, I've seen some people do this in

039 Vernon Ross | Pick Your Guests Wisely

In today’s episode of Podcast Junkies, Harry Duran talks to The Social Strategy’s Vernon Ross interview. Together, they discuss the importance of maintaining real life values and sticking with your gut. Despite cries of selfishness, Ross insists on being choosy over who he interviews, and understands totally the way that podcasts and interviews can get

Vernon Ross Interview Transcription

Vernon Ross: He gave a keynote when I first met him, when he was talking about how intense he was into the wine business, and finding out what does this taste like? If someone says ‘This taste like dirt', I need to know what dirt tastes like, so he would put dirt in his mouth

038 Justin Sisley | Choose Lesser-Known Entrepreneurs Every Time

Justin Sisley Interview of Driven to Better Podcast is today’s Podcast Junkie for a very good reason – as an entrepreneur himself, he knows the stresses and challenges, and has chosen to highlight and celebrate the up and coming ideas of other ‘new and noteworthy’ businesspeople. In the episode, he also talks about how to

Justin Sisley Interview Transcription

Justin Sisley: I would be lying if I said I had no intentions whatsoever of monetizing it. I definitely had that in the back of my mind, going into it – listening to John Lee Dumas and Pat Flynn, and they were making lots and lots of money! Harry Duran: PODCAST JUNKIES. EPISODE 38. Today

037 Jared Easley | Understand Your Guests and Take Responsibility For Yourself

A self-published book down, a traditionally-published one on the way, a successful podcast and a massively popular podcasting conference, Starve the Doubts’ Jared Easley Interview proves he can put his mind to anything. Recorded live at the 2015 New Media Expo, Easley shares his experiences, thoughts and opinions with Podcast Junkies on topics from figuring

Jared Easley Interview Transcription

Harry Duran: Here we are at NMX, but don't go far. PODCAST JUNKIES. EPISODE 37. I'm finally able to round up Mr Jared Easley – I've been having him on my list of potential guests for a while, and it just so happened that we were at NMX. We actually got to hang out for

036 Ryan Williams | Find Your Podcasting Niche

Ryan Williams Interview as a podcaster takes being astute and conscious to a new level. Host of The Influencer Economy, he is used to analyzing the influence and effects of any number of things on an audience – tie this in with podcasting and you have a guy who understands the importance of establishing a

Ryan Williams Interview Transcription

Ryan Williams: You're not going to get rich with a podcast. If anything, you may lose money, because you've got to buy equipment, you've got to spend time that you're not making money putting it into the show. But if you can figure out other ways of growing your network and making better business connections

035 Jessica Kupferman | Why A Woman’s Perspective Is Vital In Business And Podcasting

It’s all about providing women with a voice when it comes to this Jessica Kupferman Interview. Host of Lady Business Radio and co-host of She Podcasts, Jessica is your one-stop spot for tips on raising a family while maintaining a business as well as how to use your own personality to draw people in and

Jessica Kupferman Interview Transcription

Jessica Kupferman: I have a gift and I may have always had this; people will tell me things and then go “I can't believe I just told you that.” I either am very easy to talk to, or super nosy, or possibly both! Harry Duran: PODCAST JUNKIES. EPISODE 35. This week we are with Jessica

034 Kate Erickson | The Woman Behind Entrepreneur On Fire Finds Her Own Podcasting Feet

Kate Erickson of Entrepreneur on Fire fame joins Harry Duran to talk about moving on from behind-the-scenes work and stepping into the spotlight herself. Kate Erickson Interview showcases her own topic-based podcast, aptly named Kate’s Takes, and in this podcast she discusses the difficulties of seeing through the doubts and personal challenges, as well as

Kate Erickson Interview Transcription

Kate Erickson:
The first time somebody asked me to be on their podcast, I was like ‘Yeah, let me go ahead and forward this to John for you.' They were like ‘No no no, I want you on my podcast!' I was like – ‘Why??' Harry Duran:
PODCAST JUNKIES. EPISODE 34. And we are live from the

033 Sue Zimmerman | The Personality Traits That Have Made Her Successful

Sue Zimmerman Interview is today’s Podcast Junkies episode, and she’s certainly no stranger to speaking in public or on podcasts about how social media strategies can transform your professional success and lifestyle. Today, she’s most commonly known as photo and filter expert, The Instagram Gal, and she talks about getting into Instagram, how your feed

Sue Zimmerman Interview Transcription

Sue Zimmerman:
I'm the real deal. Like, the person you listen to on the podcast is the person that you see in the room when you meet me. So many people say ‘Oh my God, you really are this high-energy, fun person that likes to hashtag!' Harry Duran: 
Podcast Junkies, Episode 33. And we're back with Sue

032 Denny Krahe | This Running Man Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down

With an ambitious goal of running a marathon in every state, listen to this Denny Krahe interview for an understanding of what makes him tick. A running coach for several years, he's learning the ins and outs of online marketing to take that knowledge and grow his running tribe. Just try and keep up!

Denny Krahe Interview Transcription

Denny Krahe: Morning radio? How am I going to learn from the Bob and Tom guys telling dick jokes on a podcast? I'm not going to learn anything from that! And they're like ‘No, no, no, there's so much more to it now.' Harry Duran: Yeah.. Denny: I was like, ‘Woah, mind blown!' and the

031 Jordan Harbinger | This Art of Charm Host Breaks Down The Art of the Interview | PJ

In this Jordan Harbinger interview, we go behind the scenes of the incredibly popular and long-running podcast, The Art of Charm. Hear how he and his partner AJ came up with the idea, and how he continues to increase the caliber of his guests. Always the lifelong student, Jordan is always entertaining and teaching at

Jordan Harbinger Interview Transcription

Harry Duran: Podcast Junkies episode 31. In case you missed it last week, I did my standard recap of the year in review and it was interesting, because it was my way of going back and seeing just how it started. It was April of 2014. So, I go into detail of all the guests

030 Harry Duran | 28 Reasons Why This 2014 Recap Is Perfectly Timed

In typical end of year fashion, I look back at my first year of podcasting and recap my interviews for the benefit of both the listeners and me, to be quite honest, I continue to be grateful for the opportunity to have these conversations and to grow these relationships. Onward and upward for 2015!

029 Ari Meisel | Overcoming Crohn’s Disease And Discovering The Way Of Less Doing

In this Ari Meisel interview, we hear how Ari went from being diagnosed with Crohn's disease, to improving his health enough to be able to run an Ironman Triathlon, which is no small feat. Along the way he discovered what he now calls the principles of Less Doing. His motto is to Optimize, Automate and

Ari Meisel Interview Transcription

  Harry Duran: Podcast Junkies episode 29. So last week we spoke to Jason Stapleton from the Jason Stapleton Program and you might want ot check that out. If you want more information on how to get a $100,000 dollar studio built, yeah, you heard that correctly. He's a interesting guy and a friend of

028 Jason Stapleton |This Connoisseur of The Free Market Takes His Show Production to New Levels

In this Jason Stapleton interview you'll meet the host of The Jason Stapleton Program, a top ranked show on Stitcher Radio, iTunes, and YouTube. He is a professional trader with over a decade of experience as well as a family man. He sits down to talk to Harry today about his show, the importance of

027 Ilan & Guy | Ferdman On A Mission To Influence 100 Million People By 2020

Guy & Ilan Ferdman run Satori Prime. Their company has a bold mission of influencing 100 million people by 2020. Not too shabby, eh? Talk about passion, these 2 have it by the bucket-loads. In this Ilan and Guy Ferdman interview, we cover the importance of personal connections, how the podcast has been an important

Ilan and Guy Ferdman Interview Transcription

Transcript Intro: Our mission is to impact 100 million people, what balls to name it Satori Prime. A moment of enlightenment to moment of greatest strength, vigor, or financial success. I was like, so good! Now, we actually got to live up to it and deliver on that. Harry Duran: Podcast Junkies episode 27. This

Ray Ortega Interview Transcription

You know to consume a podcast and produce a podcast, it's still not the two easiest things that you can do and those are barriers we've been breaking down since we've started. Harry Duran: Podcast junkies episode number 26. Like I mentioned in 24 and forget to mention in 25, we are now sponsored by

026 Ray Ortega | Why This Host Is So Passionate About Producing Quality Shows

Ray Ortega is definitely classified as a Podcast Junkie. He hosts the Podcasters' Roundtable where a group of podcasters get together and nerd out. He first started podcasting about produce and has since expanded into the tech field. In this Ray Ortega interview, Ray and Harry sit down for a great episode on Podcast Junkies

WP Engine Podcast Hosting Makes Sense And Here’s Why

WP Engine Podcast Hosting and the Straw That Broke the Camel's Back Podcast webhosting is a question that comes up a lot lately. I don't write blog posts a lot. In fact, let's not count the blog posts that appear as a result of a new podcast episode. It's more likely than not, less than 5. But

Nicole Welch Transcript

“I think, deep down, we're all a little crazy if we really tapped into it.” Harry: Podcast Junkies, we are officially 25 episodes old, quarter of a century, high-five to us. Thanks for joining us. We have Nicole Welch in today's episode and we met Podcast Movement as well. Common trend in the past couple

025 Nicole Welch | This Host Understands The Importance of Real Conversations With Real Men

Nicole Welch is the show host for Real Time: Real Men Only and talks specifically to men who want to build powerful, influential, and sustainable relationships in both their personal or business life. In this Nicole Welch interview, she sits down with Harry on Podcast Junkies to talk about tapping into your true inner calling

024 John Corcoran | Why a Personal Network Is Your Most Valuable Tool

John Corcoran is an expert in developing powerful networks and talks to Harry about how he was able to succeed with his podcast and more. At 23 years old, he landed a job as a writer for the Clinton administration. He says he was able to do it because he was good at developing strong

John Corcoran Transcript

Harry: Welcome back this is the, seems like the, 10th take of this intro. I actually switched over to standing up for this as I usually do for most of my interviews. What I find is that I get better energy level, get the diaphragm opened up and much more excited when I'm speaking to

023 Kim Trumbo A Chance | Inspiration While Mowing the Lawn Spawns A Podcast

In this Kim Trumbo Interview we hear the story of what inspired her to create the popular Generosity Philosophy podcast, her thoughts on charities, and the connections the show has created.

022 Steve Stewart |This Vinyl-Loving DJ Also Happens To Be a Veteran Podcaster

Steve Stewart is a man of many talents, and in this conversation we cover conferences, favorite vinyl tracks, breakdancing and, oh yeah, podcasting!

021 Jordan Agolli | How Karate Provided His Preparation Mindset

In this Jordan Agolli interview, we meet the dynamic host of the Teenage Entrepreneur podcast. At age 20, he's already run a successful 20-person business, and is now working on several big ideas. Inspirational indeed!