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Want to Launch a Podcast? NaPodPoMo Founder Jennifer Navarrete Says Do It
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Want to Launch a Podcast? NaPodPoMo Founder Jennifer Navarrete Says Do It

The thought of starting a podcast can be intimidating. San Antonio’s own Jennifer Navarrete tells everyone not to let fear ­­­­­­hold you back. She created the National Podcast Post Month or NaPodPoMo in 2007 to encourage people to dive into podcasting. “I’m still not tired of it,” Navarrete said. “For entrepreneurs, you can tell your story in a way that a business card can not—it’s the intimate act of sharing your story.” Plunging into the deep end of the podcasting pool by committing to create and upload one podcast each day in November might be more than most new to podcasting would take on. “Don’t let lack of experience stop you,” Navarrete added. “If you do NaPodPoMo, by Dec. 1 you’ll have created 30 shows and gained lots of experience in a short time.” In other wo...
San Antonio Startup Community Has Podcast Fever
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San Antonio Startup Community Has Podcast Fever

This post contains affiliate links at no extra cost to you. Please read my disclosure for more information. There’s no denying it—podcasts are more popular than ever. The debut of Apple’s podcast analytics earlier in 2018 has helped confirm that podcast listeners are hyper-engaged, super-supportive audiences. The podcast audience has consistently grown at a rate of 10 to 20 percent annually, a trend which seems likely to continue. Startups often launch a podcast because founders can tell their story directly to listeners and it doesn’t take a significant investment to get started. Many startup founders decide to launch podcasts to share their expertise. San Antonio-based innovators in the science, cybersecurity, and tech sectors share passions on web development, cryptocurrency, bios...
Geekdom Media Debuts Podcast About Finding Your Strengths
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Geekdom Media Debuts Podcast About Finding Your Strengths

This post contains affiliate links at no extra cost to you. Please read my disclosure for more information. Geekdom Media has released Obey Your Strengths, a new podcast series that examines the Gallop-created methodology. Available on iTunes, Spotify, Google podcasts, and Stitcher, Obey Your Strengths features host Kathy Kersten, a Gallup-certified Strengths Coach for over 12 years and one of the first to implement the use of the StrengthsFinder approach at Rackspace. Based on a 40-year study of traits in humans, Gallup developed the Clifton StrengthsFinder approach to help people discover their top talents. The initial version of this assessment is described in the 2001 management book, Now, Discover Your Strengths. The philosophy behind StrengthsFinder is that everyone has natural...