043: Podcast Milestone: Fifty Episodes

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Naples, Florida Beach-Cast. Photo by me.

Milestone

He: You plan on doing this podcast blog thing for a year??
Me: Yes, and hopefully more than that.
He: Wow, good luck with that.
Me: Gee, thanks.

Sometimes only we know how hard we’ve worked on something and for me that is enough. 50 episodes was hard work. Week in and week out I gave it my all and my mind would sometimes hurt because of how much focus and effort I put into each episode. I am efficient with everything I do, but writing podcast scripts takes deep thought for me. I explain complicated concepts that should be visual and I try to make it first-grade simple for people listening on headphones to understand what I’m teaching. Keeping things simple is anything but simple. I feel good about my content.

If I had more time, I would have said less” — Mark Twain

The Nitty Gritty

I make zero money from my podcast (it costs me $25/month at least). I am the investment.

I have a small email list, but I really want more (hint, hint). I love making my email newsletter and think it’s pretty fun (the content that is).

Audience engagement and feedback is low, but I know people are listening (I don’t email my favorite podcasts every show, but I still appreciate them)

I suck at self-promotion because I have patience and respect others. I like to think there is a method to my madness.

I have no products to sell yet (I’m working on it ;))

I offer one-hour advice/feedback sessions for $150 but so far all my brain picking calls have been free. I suck at that, too. I have a soft spot for the underdog.

I love helping people figure things out.

The Why

Life tips #1,2,3: The next time someone compliments you, say thank you, I appreciate that. Be proud of what you do, always. Don’t apologize for what you create.

Final Thoughts

Thanks for listening. I appreciate it more than you know.

Here’s to 5o more. Cheers!

Mike,
recovering self-critic.

My name is Mike Murphy, I’m a one man band and podcaster.
Learn. Create. Move Forward.

Instagram: mikeunplugged

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