Author Archive

216 James Cridland | What Podcasting Can Learn From Radio

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast consultant, speaker, writer and podcasting expert, James Cridland. James is the creator of PodNews, a daily newsletter that provides the most up-to-date briefings in the world of podcasting. In this episode, Harry and James discuss advertising, technology and the evolution of podcasting. James provides

215 Juan Sepulveda | This Gentleman Strives to be Better Every Day

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast artist, blogger, and podcaster, Juan Sepulveda. Juan is the host of three separate podcasts: The Winding Stairs Freemasonry Podcast, The Gentlemen’s Brotherhood Podcast, and The Masonic Roundtable Podcast. The Winding Stairs Freemasonry and The Masonic Roundtable podcasts focus on the topic of free masonry

214 Chhavi Sachdev | India’s 2nd Podcaster Ever

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast journalist, editor, consultant and podcast producer, Chhavi Sachdev. Chhavi is the founder of Sonologue Podcasting, a podcast consultancy, training, and production house that helps individuals and organizations understand, create, and finesse world-class podcasts. In this episode, Harry and Chhavi discuss the genesis of her

213 Sachit Gupta | A Conscious Creator

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast creator, consultant, entrepreneur, and podcaster, Sachit Gupta. Sachit is the host of Conscious Creators Show, a podcast that provides intimate and insightful interviews with authors, actors, musicians, entrepreneurs and other podcasters in order to help others increase their creativity and artistic growth. On this

212 Colin Morgan | The Business of Podcasting

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast author, entrepreneur, and podcaster, Colin Morgan. Colin is the host of The Daily Grind Podcast, a show that features some of the world’s top entrepreneurs, influencers, and experts on topics ranging from business, health, finance, and entrepreneurship. On this episode, Harry and Colin discuss

211 Mark Sullivan | From Snowboarder to Kaizen Philosopher

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast snowboard enthusiast, commentator, and marketing expert, Mark Sullivan. Mark is the host of The Snowboard Project, a show that offers an in-depth and unique look into the world of snowboarding from the inside out. In this episode, Mark shares his passion for snowboarding, how

210 Amira Valliani | Unlocking the Value of Your Podcast

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast co-founder and CEO of Glow, an organization focused on helping podcasters build businesses and building a better media. In this episode, Harry and Amira talk about Amira’s background in technology and her journey to start her own business. Harry and Amira share their experiences

209 Scott Gurian | The Road Well Traveled

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast award-winning print and audio journalist, Scott Gurian to share his experience with radio, reporting and podcasting. Scott is the host of the Far From Home Podcast, a show where Scott documents his travels from far-flung parts of the world. In this episode, Harry and

208 Eric Hunley | Honoring and Respecting Your Guests

Unscripted Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: This week I welcome to the podcast an expert in the art of interviewing and guest acquisition, podcaster Eric Hunley. Eric is the host of two major podcasts. Unstructured is a show where Eric leads dynamic yet informal conversations with an array of interesting guests and Portmanteau centers on

207 Andrew Mason | Democratizing Podcast Production

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast visionary, entrepreneur, and founder of Groupon, Andrew Mason. Andrew is also the CEO of Descript, a digital media platform that enables audio editing through text, as opposed to waveforms. In this episode, Harry and Andrew talk about the speech synthesis technology behind Descript and

206 Stefanie LaHart | The Tradigital Age

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast social media marketing expert, speaker, and podcast host, Stefanie LaHart. Stefanie is the host of The Tradigital Talk Show Podcast, a show that explores the crossroads between traditional PR and new media digital marketing. In this episode, Harry and Stefanie talk about gaming, pet

205 Patrick Keller | Para-Nerds Rock

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes back to the podcast paranormal enthusiast and podcast host, Patrick Keller. Patrick is the host of Big Séance Podcast, a show that focuses on all things paranormal, covering topics such as ghosts & hauntings, paranormal research, spirit communication, psychics & mediums, and life after death. Harry and

204 Jay Clouse | Always Looking at the Upside

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast entrepreneur, author, and podcast host, Jay Clouse. Jay is the founder of Unreal Collective, a community aimed at helping founders and freelancers achieve their business goals. Jay is the host of Upside, a podcast that examines startup investing outside of Silicon Valley. Upside has

203 Greg Stanley | A Gearhead and Teacher at Heart

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast Greg Stanley. Greg is the host of Learn from Others, a podcast that interviews a cross-section of successful individuals so students can learn from their career journeys. Greg is also the host of The Collector Car Podcast, a show takes a deep dive into

202 John Livesay | Learning the Value of Stories

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast keynote speaker, sales expert, best-selling author and fellow podcaster, John Livesay. With a wide array of experience as an award-winning salesperson at Conde Nast, John speaks to teams within organizations to help them improve their sales methodologies. In this episode, John and Harry talk

201 Leah Culver | Breaking Good with Podcasters

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast web and mobile developer and entrepreneur, Leah Culver. Leah is the co-founder of Breaker, an iOS app for discovering new podcasts through social recommendations and collaborative filtering. In this episode, Harry and Leah discuss the genesis of Breaker as well as the many features

200 | The Return of Chase Reeves

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Back for another round, it's the inimitable Chase Reeves. He was gracious enough, way back in April, 2014 to agree to be the very first guest on this show. It's a gift I will always honor. So I started a tradition to bring him back every 100 episodes. In addition

199 Zach Moreno and Rock Felder | SquadCast. Go Big or Go Home.

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast entrepreneurs Zach Moreno and Rock Felder. Zach and Rock are longtime friends and business partners who co-founded SquadCast, a platform that helps podcasters easily record interviews with their guests and co-hosts from anywhere in the world captured in studio quality. Zach and Rock also

198 Dawn Davis | Desert Vibes

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast voiceover, actor, producer and fellow podcaster, Dawn Davis. Dawn is the host of Desert Lady Diaries, a weekly thirty minute conversation with women who have made their home in the Mojave Desert. In this episode, Harry and Dawn talk about sponsorships, podcast research, and

197 Cole Raven | Passionate Podchasing

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast entrepreneur and co-founder of the company Podchaser, Cole Raven. Often referred to as the IMDb of podcasts, Podchaser is the leading podcast directory and destination for podcast discovery, ratings, reviews, and search. In this episode, Harry and Cole talk about the current state of

196 Jim Beach | Schooling Them All

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast entrepreneur, award-winning radio host and best-selling author, Jim Beach. Jim is the host of the wildly successful School for Startups Radio, a show that argues that anyone can become a successful entrepreneur if they abandon creativity, risk and passion. In this episode, Jim talks

195 Gordon Firemark | Podcasting and Legalese

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast lawyer, author, and fellow podcaster, Gordon Firemark. In this episode, Gordon talks about his podcast, Entertainment Law Update, a show that focuses on current entertainment law cases. Gordon and Harry discuss formatting, maintaining a solid relationship with listeners, and the inspiration behind starting a

194 Kyla Carneiro | Yajmownen: It’s Potawatomi for ‘Stories’

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast writer, storyteller, and fellow podcaster, Kyla Carneiro. In this episode, Kyla talks about the work she does with the Potawatomi tribe and the inspiration that sparked her podcast, Yajmownen. Her show tells stories of reconnecting with culture, reviving traditions, and reclaiming heritage from the

193 John M. | One Day at a Time

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast storyteller and fellow podcaster, John M. John is the host of the Sober Speak Podcast, a show that provides members of Alcoholics Anonymous a platform to share their stories of recovery. In this episode, John and Harry talk about what inspired John to start

192 Lori Tharps | Showing What’s Possible

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast journalist, author, and fellow podcaster, Lori Tharps. Lori is the host of the My American Melting Pot Podcast, a show that features candid conversations about popular culture, examined through a multicultural lens. In this episode, Lori and Harry talk about best practices to navigate

191 Rich Jones | Chameleon Life

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast producer, strategist and fellow podcaster, Rich Jones. Rich is the host of the Paychecks and Balances Podcast, a show that provides entertaining insights and helpful tips on money management, professional growth, and other topics relevant to 20 and 30-somethings trying to get ahead. In

189 Kyle Gray | The Story Engine

Listen Now!  Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes storyteller, professional speaker, bestselling author, and fellow podcaster, Kyle Gray. Kyle is an entrepreneur and bestselling author who helps startups and small businesses grow with content marketing strategies. He specializes in creating systematic processes and templates that are easy to implement and help grow businesses effectively.

188 Gregg Clunis | From Tiny Leaps to Big Changes

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast artist, entrepreneur, marketing expert, author, and fellow podcasters, Gregg Clunis. Gregg is the host of the podcast, Tiny Leaps, Big Changes, a show aimed at helping people become better versions of themselves. Gregg’s core philosophy centers on the idea that all big changes come

187 Laura Petersen | The Power of Writing

Listen Now!  Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast best-selling author, speaker, persuasive writing expert and fellow podcasters, Laura Petersen. Laura is the founder and host of Copy That Pops, a podcast aimed at educating podcasters on how to write copy that is compelling, stands out, and is effective for their businesses.

186 Justin Jackson | Enhance Your Podcasting Product

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast serial entrepreneur and fellow podcasters, Justin Jackson. Justin is the founder and host of the show, Product People, a podcast about great products and the people who make them. Justin has been working with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies for years as a product manager at

185 Stephen Hart | Trailblazer

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast marketing professional, serial entrepreneur, husband, father, and fellow podcaster, Stephen Hart. Stephen is the founder and host of the show, Trailblazers, a podcast that explores stories of successful black professionals, entrepreneurs, creatives, and corporate leaders. Stephen’s goal is to share stories of black men

184 Paul Adams | Living Radically Within Your Means

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast CEO of Sound Financial Group and fellow podcaster, Paul Adams. Paul is the founder and host of the show, Sound Financial Bites, a podcast that provides people of all backgrounds with general financial information. Paul’s goal is to provide listeners with non-controversial advice that

183 Emily Prokop | The Story Behind

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Every single item that surrounds us has a story behind it. Have you ever wondered about the history behind bubble gum, balloons, Kit Kats, mustaches, or Betty White? If so, you’re in luck as I welcome to the podcast author and fellow podcaster, Emily Prokop. Emily is the creator and

182 Mark Bologna | Preserving the Stories of New Orleans

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Mark Bologna was born and raised in New Orleans but had moved away by the time Hurricane Katrina hit. He and his wife decided to move back after the storm. Years later, Mark was searching for an idea to base a podcast on, and decided to create “Beyond Bourbon Street,”

181 Kevin Halbrook | Thick Smoke and Loud Music: Preserving Stories

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Kevin Halbrook and Jaime Ryan heard their local bar, Egan’s was closing. They both realized that they did not want the stories people made there to be lost. They set up a table to record at, and opened the mic up for the bar regulars to tell their tales. I

180 Amy Porterfield | Inspiring Others on the Road to Success

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Amy Porterfield is a very successful entrepreneur and marketer. Although her early years were rough, she came out on top. Now, with her podcast “Online Marketing Made Easy,” she hopes to inspire the next generation. I am very excited to interview Amy. We discuss how Amy broke into podcasts, and

179 Win Charles| Inspiring Others To Live Better Lives

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Despite having cerebral palsy, Win Charles has never let it stop her. In fact, it inspired her to become a co-host of the podcast “Our Fractured Minds.” The podcast seeks to help people struggling with mental health issues lead better lives. She also has her own podcast “Ask Win,” where

178 Jules Hannaford | All Paths Led to Hong Kong

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Jules Hannaford is an interesting woman. For the past 18 years she has been living in Hong Kong, despite being a natural born Australian. She wrote a book titled “Fool Me Twice,” detailing her dangerous experiences in the online dating scene, and how others can avoid what happened to her.

177 Craig Price | Talking Movies and Childhood

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: Craig Price was already a veteran of the podcast industry with his 7-year long Reality Check Podcast when he set out with his co-host Alan Cerny to create Matinee Heroes. Together, they explore the world of movies. An episode might include a discussion on a classic film, a review of

176 Aviv Shahar | Creating New Futures in Podcasting

Listen Now! Here’s the Recap: We do not often have the opportunity to form friendships with those who have had a life as challenging and rewarding as Aviv Shahar. At a young age, a doctor diagnosed Aviv with a heart disease and told him to avoid strenuous activity. He responded to this diagnosis by winning