The Talent Show Podcast

The Talent Show Podcast

Welcome to The Talent Show! This weekly show is designed for podcasters who are serious about getting better.  Call it a show for hosts looking for help with podcasts. I want The Talent Show to be about talent coaching – giving actionable tips to help you be a more engaging host.

As a 25 year radio programming veteran, I want to bring insight, practices and proven techniques into the podcast space. There’s plenty of ways to find help to make your podcast better, I specialize in helping you become better as a host of your podcast.

In addition to actionable tips, I will also interview successful podcast hosts and radio shows so you my gleam off their success and pick up few new tricks.  Like I said, it’s all about help with podcasts.

New shows are available every Monday morning for download on iTunes.  Thank you for leaving reviews and comments at iTunes and Stitcher – this helps others find The Talent Show

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– Michael Sharkey, talent coach and host of The Talent Show.

TEN STEPS TO YOUR FIRST 25 EPISODES

Intro Episode/Step ONE/Step TWO/Step THREE/Step FOUR/Step FIVE/Step SIX/Step SEVEN/Step EIGHT/Step NINE

Episode 84 – Timeless Podcasts

Episode 83 – 5 Mistakes I Made Starting My Podcast

Episode 82 – 5 Mistakes All New Podcasters Make

Episode 81 – The URGE to Podcast

Episode 80 – Two VERY Different Audiences

Episode 79 – More Audience Tips

Episode 78 – Focus Your Audience

Episode 77 – 100+ Episodes with Jason Michael

Episode 76 – MORE Content!

Episode 75 – Podcast Movement Recap FOR RADIO

Episode 75 – Podcast Movement Recap FOR PODCASTERS

Episode 74 – Bonus Episodes

Episode 73 – Keep YOUR Listeners ENGAGED!

Episode 72 – What Engages YOU???

Episode 71 – Bridge Ratings Podcasting Audit

Episode 70 – Looking Ahead to Podcast Movement 2016

The COFFEE Episode (Bonus)

Episode 69 – Happy 1st Year to The Talent Show!

Episode 68 – Longer Podcast? Better Preparation!

Episode 67 – Evolution of Your Podcast

Episode 66 – Your Very First Episode

Episode 65 – Being a Good Guest

Episode 64 – WorldWide Radio Summit Recap

Episode 63 – Two Suggestions for Interview-Based Shows

Episode 62 – The Story of Heilo

Episode 61 – Short and Sweet

Episode 60 – Sponsorships

Episode 59 – Selling Your Stuff

Episode 58 – Recording Levels and Listener Fatigue

Episode 57 – Do You Really Know Your Audience?

Episode 56 – Batching Your Podcast

Episode 55 – iTunes Reviews and Thanks

Episode 54 – Downloads

Episode 53 – Script Your Show Intro

Episode 52 – Change Your Position…Change Your Show

Episode 51 – The Intimate Connection

Episode 50 – Special Coaching Offer

Episode 49 – Podcasting and Broadcasting

Episode 48 – Niching Down Your Content

Episode 47 – Setting Goals..Not Resolutions.

Christmas Episode – My most authentic. A great 2015 🙂

Episode 046 – The 2015 Podcast Coaching Survey

Episode 045 – Studio Hacks

Episode 044 – What Podcast Segments Should You Do?

Episode 043 – Giving Thanks

Episode 042 – Build a Home Studio (Pt. 2)

Episode 041 – Build a Home Studio (Pt. 1)

Episode 040 – Pride in Your Podcast 

Episode 039 – Being Authentic

Episode 038 – Feedback from The Seven Minute Podcast Challenge

Episode 037 – The Seven Minute Podcast Challenge

Episode 036 – Consistency vs. Quality

Episode 035 – What is Your Show REALLY About

Episode 034 – Getting out of YOUR head

Episode 033 – Scouting For Shows

Episode 032 – A Cool Brainstorming Exercise

Episode 031 – Resetting Your Content

Episode 030 – “Taboo” Content

Episode 029 – Feedback About Podcast Feedback

Episode 028 – How Long Should Your Podcast Be?

Episode 027 – Feedback (Part Three) “The Coaching”

Episode 026 – Feedback (Part Two) “The Fear of Feedback”

Episode 025 – Feedback (Part One) “The Truth”

Episode 024 – Interview with Hot 101.5’s Morning Host, Miguel Fuller

Episode 023 – Commitment to Your Podcast

Episode 022 – How Serial and WTF with Marc Maron can make your show better

Episode 021 -Exhausted after Podcast Movement 2015

Episode 020 – Interview with John Lee Dumas

Episode 019 – The State of Podcasting/Podcast Movement

Episode 018 – Harnessing the POWER of the Spoken Word

Episode 017 – Keeping Your Energy UP While Recording Your Show

Episode 016 – The BIGGEST Advantage ALL Podcasters Have (and how to use it!)

Episode 015 – A Quick Story and A Quick Tease

Episode 014 – Breaking Your Show up into Segments

Episode 013 – A Great Host for You to Check Out

Episode 012 – Consistency is the Key to your show’s success

Episode 011 – A conversation with new podcaster, J. Michael.

Episode 010 – Transitioning into Interviews

Episode 009 – Getting Traction as a New Morning Show

Episode 008 – Great Tips from a Proven Producer – Seth Kushner

Episode 007 – To Script or Not to Script

Episode 006 – Building a Great Show Outline

Episode 005 – Road Trips and Coaching Tips

Episode 004 – Part Two of the Interview with Drew Garabo from 102.5 The Bone in Tampa.

Episode 003 – Free show review offer!

Episode 002 – Interview with Drew Garabo from 102.5 The Bone in Tampa.

Episode 001 – Welcome to the Talent Show!