127 Ramona Rice | The Accidental Podcaster

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In just two short years, Ramona Rice has gone from someone who didn’t even know what a podcast was to birthing three different podcasts, changing careers and working for Podcast Websites, and most recently starting a podcast with her mother. Ramona is loved and adored in the podcasting community and after listening to my conversation with her I think you’ll know why.

What We Covered:

  • 04:29 – Her Super Powers
  • 07:00 – How she discovered podcasting
  • 07:44 – How the Sports Gal Pal podcast came to existence
  • 10:15 – What she learned from starting the Sports Gal Pal podcast
  • 12:55 – How and why she got into sports
  • 13:12 – Who she originally wanted to target with the Sports Gal Pal podcast
  • 14:17 – One of the most famous people she had on her podcast
  • 15:10 – Reaching out to potential guests via Twitter
  • 16:35 – The reason she thinks she was able to land big guests on her show
  • 20:43 – What she got out of the 2015 NMX conference
  • 27:49 – We Should Not Be Friends podcast and what made her a better podcaster/interviewer
  • 34:47 – Her next podcast project, Spapreneur
  • 35:53 – Podcasting with her mother
  • 40:19 – The Messengers – A Podcast Documentary
  • 41:45 – Why she stopped the Sports Gal Pal podcast
  • 42:54 – What she feels is missing in the podcast industry
  • 44:24 – What she’s learning from improv comedy and how it’s helping her
  • 46:00 – Why she thinks she talks so fast
  • 48:03 – Her first recollection of demanding attention
  • 55:02 – Her kids watching her podcast
  • 59:41 – The one most misunderstood thing about her
  • 01:01:03 – What she’s changed her mind about recently
  • 01:04:11 – Her advice to new podcasters


Links Mentioned

Jonathan Oakes
Mark Asquith
Serial podcast
Blog Talk Radio
Adnan Virk
Marc Maron
John Lee Dumas
Pat Flynn
Shimeka Williams
Open Sky Fitness podcast
Jason Bryant
Grammar Girl
Podcast Junkies Episode 101 with Mignon Fogarty
Roman Mars
Podcast Movement
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
More Perfect podcast
The Messengers – A Podcast Documentary
Her Money Matters podcast
Mindfulness Mode Podcast
We Should Not Be Friends podcast
Podcast Websites
Ramona Rice Twitter

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