David Hooper has been in Podcasting for 15 years and is the author of the tome - "Build a Big Podcast." At first he was on the radio and podcasting was his secondary thing until Dave Jackson really turned him onto it. Before taking up podcasting, as a radio guy he saw people in Podcasting as super nerds. Then he started and it turned out to be enjoyable. We have a super informal and wide-ranging chat about the music industry and podcasting.
In this Episode:
- Music Business
- Gene Simmons
- Born in Nashville
- Music industry
- Similarities of Podcasting to Music Industry
- Where will Podcasting go?
- Comparison of Radio and Podcasting
- Problem about Podcasting: good news was “easier than ever to get in the Podcasting” and bad news, “easier than ever to get in the Podcasting”
- Validating your rate in Podcasting
- Difference of between people from Music World and people from Podcasting
- Dozen books of David
- Hustle or deliberate practice: how to succeed?
- One most important thing you can see a new show doing to succeed?
Quotes from this Episode:
“Same way in Podcasting you can be a superstar in smaller markets.” – David Hooper
“I just assumed everybody knew who’s possible to make a living with your ideas, creativity, put you on a show and people come to it.” – David Hooper
“Bringing you own personality, the things that you have learned along the way but not being afraid to have an opinion and share it. I think if you are bringing that into your Podcast, it don’t have to be an act just has to be you; that is going to help you to attract people.” – David Hooper
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