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Does balancing your workload ever seem like an insurmountable task? Do you sometimes wonder why some clients seem like a drain and others are a delight? You're not alone. Many business owners feel the same, especially when it comes to pricing and service. That's why we're talking about this - to bring it up and (hopefully) provide some tools to think this through. You'll learn why it's okay to charge different prices for different services and how to create a service level that's perfect for each customer. Plus, you'll gain a better understanding of the mindset behind pricing and service. So what are you waiting for? Listen today! https://www.dropbox.com/s/m8qhed3xwl5vj5h/CWBP%20092%205%20Signs%20to%20Elevate%20Pivot%20or%20Scale.mp3?dl=0 ([ 🗨️ Join the Conversation ]) Listen to DiscoverCarrie doesn't like prepaid pricing. Why turnaround time really matters for inconsistent shows. Why seasons could change everything. What we like most about what we do. How to approach pricing when you're new. Links And Resourceshttps://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/episode/pem0055-rush-fees-with-steve-stewart (Should I Charge Extra For Podcast Editing Clients Who Provide Files Late?) - This is where we talked about late fees. https://airmedia.org/tools/2021-rate-guide (2021 Rate Guide | AIR) - Here's a list of rates from AIR Media. https://galas.fm/podcast/67959671-4523-41e8-b5a9-747516306322 (Past community comments on Galas) - Check out the discussion from previous episodes (including what Will REALLY thinks about social networks). Join Us Live!We stream live to our https://facebook.com/podcasteditorsmastermind/live_videos (Facebook page) and to https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKhH_P48o2Z0Ot1HaMGILOw (YouTube) every other week. Our EditorThis episode of the Podcast Editors Mastermind was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. You can https://www.facebook.com/AleCarbono (find him on Facebook) if you're interested in talking with him about editing your show. Be a GuestIf you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/beaguest (Fill out this form to let us know you're interested), and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Your Yetis AreDaniel Abendroth | https://rothmedia.audio/ (Roth Media) Carrie Caulfield Arick | https://yayapodcasting.com/ (YaYa Podcasting) Bryan Entzminger | https://toptieraudio.com/ (Top Tier Audio) About the Podcast Editors MastermindThe Podcast Editors Mastermind is for professional podcast editors who want to grow their business and get more clients. We’re creating a community of like-minded professionals that are passionate about the art and science of editing podcasts. Our goal is to help you build your business by providing tools, resources, and support so you can focus on what matters most—your craft. This isn’t just another group where everyone talks about how great they are at podcast editing; we show our work! Follow or subscribe and take the Podcast Editors Mastermind with you today! https://followthepodcast.com/pem (Follow the Podcast Editors Mastermind) https://lovethepodcast.com/pem (Share your love for the Podcast Editors Mastermind)
Are you looking for more podcasting clients? Most of us are, but it can be hard to find clients on social media, and it's easy to blame the platform.  You're not wrong to think this, but there's more to the story. Have you taken the time to optimize your profile so that it's actually working for you?  Discover how to optimize your social profiles as you listen to this important conversation (and maybe join the conversation by sharing the platform you're on but actually hate to use). https://galas.fm/episode/8ebe3246-e73b-5144-9802-36bd57f7e008 ([ 🗨️ Join the Conversation ]) Listen to DiscoverWhat should be on your social profiles One mistake many podcasters and editors make How to think about your personal vs. professional persona What to do if your friends and colleagues think you're silly to even try Why Carrie loves TikTok (and has 3 profiles) Links And Resourceshttp://www.sixwordstories.net/ (Six Word Stories) - Wondering what Carrie meant when she referenced six word stories? Here are some examples. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/episode/bonnie-frank-helps-us-make-sales-calls-fabulous (Bonnie Frank Helps Us Make Sales Calls FABULOUS!!! - Podcast Editors Mastermind) - This is the episode where we talked to Bonnie Frank about sales calls. https://www.facebook.com/podcasteditorsmastermind/videos/615455529946657/ (Live Video Recording) - Check out the live recording if you want to see what we were talking about when we discussed our own profiles. https://podcasteditoracademy.com/ (Podcast Editors Academy) - The place where you belong includes a community with knowledge and support for Podcast Editors who take their service offerings seriously. Join Us Live!We stream live to our https://facebook.com/podcasteditorsmastermind/live_videos (Facebook page) and to https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKhH_P48o2Z0Ot1HaMGILOw (YouTube) every other week. Our EditorThis episode of the Podcast Editors Mastermind was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. You can https://www.facebook.com/AleCarbono (find him on Facebook) if you're interested in talking with him about editing your show. Be a GuestIf you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/beaguest (Fill out this form to let us know you're interested), and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Your Yetis AreDaniel Abendroth | https://rothmedia.audio/ (Roth Media) Carrie Caulfield Arick | https://yayapodcasting.com/ (YaYa Podcasting) Bryan Entzminger | https://toptieraudio.com/ (Top Tier Audio) About the Podcast Editors MastermindThe Podcast Editors Mastermind is for professional podcast editors who want to grow their business and get more clients. We’re creating a community of like-minded professionals that are passionate about the art and science of editing podcasts. Our goal is to help you build your business by providing tools, resources, and support so you can focus on what matters most—your craft. This isn’t just another group where everyone talks about how great they are at podcast editing; we show our work! Follow or subscribe and take the Podcast Editors Mastermind with you today! https://followthepodcast.com/pem (Follow the Podcast Editors Mastermind) https://lovethepodcast.com/pem (Share your love for the Podcast Editors Mastermind)
Are you looking for a better way to collaborate on your podcasting team or clients? Notetracks might just be that solution for you.  Listen to hear Kam Lal share how you can use Notetracks to easily share projects and collect feedback, in real time or asynchronously, by simply sharing a link. You'll get comments with precise timing, replies, and tags pinned to the timeline to make communicating simple and fun.  Who knows? You might even be able to get some idea of what's to come. https://galas.fm/episode/69b179be-d8d7-5c28-bb04-718f7ed66095 ([ 🗨️ Join the Conversation - What three apps would you keep on your phone? ]) This episode is sponsored by Podcast Editor AcademyAre you looking to start or improve your podcast editing business? To turn your DAW into dollars (or your favorite currency)? If so, check out Podcast Editor Academy and use the code "YETIS" to get your first 30 days free! https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/pea (https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/pea) Listen to DiscoverHow long Kam kept the idea behind Notetracks alive How they've begun to focus on podcasting One feature that made Carrie gasp in excitement The crazy idea Bryan had that might just work How Daniel is already using Notetracks with his team and clients How interested the Notetracks team REALLY is in innovating quickly Some potential future functionality of Notetracks. Links And Resourceshttps://www.notetracks.com/audacity/?via=pem (Notetracks and Audacity) - You can export timeline markers from Notetracks and import them right into Audacity. Qualifying purchases from Notetracks may benefit the Podcast Editors Mastermind. https://www.notetracks.com/audition/?via=pem (Notetracks and Adobe Audition) - You can export timeline markers from Notetracks and then import them right into Adobe Audition. Qualifying purchases from Notetracks may benefit the Podcast Editors Mastermind. http://www.notetracks.com/?via=pem (Notetracks Pro | Podcast Collaboration) - Use Notetracks for quality control, collaboration, and even client reviews and revisions. Podcast Editor Academy members can get a 40% discount using the code in the Members Area, or use the code PEM25 to get 25% off your order today if you're not a member of the Podcast Editor Academy. The Podcast Editor Academy is a sponsor of the Podcast Editors Mastermind and qualifying purchases from Notetracks may benefit the Podcast Editors Mastermind. https://www.podcasteditoracademy.com/member/discounts/ (Discounts - Podcast Editor Academy) - You can find discounts for Notetracks Pro, Podcast Engineering School, Carrie's RX course, Bryan's Hindenburg course, and more in the Podcast Editor Academy. ABOUT KAM LALKam Lal is the founder of Notetracks.  He has an extensive background in audio / music production and software development.  Notetracks was inspired by a need he had in his music production workflow that led to the development of the platform that is now used by musicians, podcasters and audio / video creators all around the world. Connect with Kam Join Us Live!We stream live to our https://facebook.com/podcasteditorsmastermind/live_videos (Facebook page) and to https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKhH_P48o2Z0Ot1HaMGILOw (YouTube) every other week. Our EditorThis episode of the Podcast Editors Mastermind was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. You can https://www.facebook.com/AleCarbono (find him on Facebook) if you're interested in talking with him about editing your show. Be a GuestIf you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/beaguest (Fill out this form to let us know you're interested), and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Your Yetis AreDaniel Abendroth | https://rothmedia.audio/ (Roth Media) Carrie Caulfield Arick | https://yayapodcasting.com/ (YaYa Podcasting) Bryan Entzminger | https://toptieraudio.com/ (Top Tier Audio) About the Podcast Editors...
It's time to ask an expert about landing prospective clients. Are there strategies we should be using? Red flags to look out for? How should the money conversation really go? Bonnie Frank, business consultant, visibility expert, and host of Business Fabulous - joins us for part 2 of the Sales Calls mastermind. https://galas.fm/episode/b2f576a1-3ab1-5eec-8da4-1540ceb770f7 ([ 🗨️ Join the Conversation ]) This episode is sponsored by Podcast Editor AcademyAre you looking to start or improve your podcast editing business? To turn your DAW into dollars (or your favorite currency)? If so, check out Podcast Editor Academy and use the code "YETIS" to get your first 30 days free! https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/pea (https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/pea) Links And Resourceshttps://www.bonnielfrank.com/ (Welcome To Bonnie L Frank Coaching & Consulting Home Page) - Your business is waiting to be FABULOUS! All it takes is some guidance and what the Business Fabulous brand has to offer and you're on your way to the business and lifestyle you deserve! https://www.bonnielfrank.com/podcast (Business Fabulous Podcast) - Check out Bonnie's podcast! https://calendly.com/20minutechat (Calendly - Bonnie Frank) - Talk to Bonnie! ABOUT Bonnie FrankBonnie is a former teacher and college professor who turned full-time entrepreneur at 49 with no business training, support, money to invest in her business or social media followers. She has coached thousands of entrepreneurs worldwide to grow their online businesses through proven visibility, social media, and marketing strategies and with her podcast, Business Fabulous. Join Us Live!We stream live to our https://facebook.com/podcasteditorsmastermind/live_videos (Facebook page) and to https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKhH_P48o2Z0Ot1HaMGILOw (YouTube) every other week. Our EditorThis episode of the Podcast Editors Mastermind was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. You can https://www.facebook.com/AleCarbono (find him on Facebook) if you're interested in talking with him about editing your show. Be a GuestIf you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/beaguest (Fill out this form to let us know you're interested), and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Your Yetis AreDaniel Abendroth | https://rothmedia.audio/ (Roth Media) Carrie Caulfield Arick | https://yayapodcasting.com/ (YaYa Podcasting) Bryan Entzminger | https://toptieraudio.com/ (Top Tier Audio) About the Podcast Editors MastermindThe Podcast Editors Mastermind is for professional podcast editors who want to grow their business and get more clients. We’re creating a community of like-minded professionals that are passionate about the art and science of editing podcasts. Our goal is to help you build your business by providing tools, resources, and support so you can focus on what matters most—your craft. This isn’t just another group where everyone talks about how great they are at podcast editing; we show our work! Follow or subscribe and take the Podcast Editors Mastermind with you today! https://followthepodcast.com/pem (Follow the Podcast Editors Mastermind) https://lovethepodcast.com/pem (Share your love for the Podcast Editors Mastermind)
Are you struggling with making sales calls? Sometimes we all do. Whether it's fear, not knowing what to do, or feeling like nothing seems to go right, we've faced those same things. Join us to discover what we do to overcome those fears. We will share how we prepare, our mindset, how we view objections, and what to do if the conversation goes off track. We can't promise 100% success (and you don't really want that anyway...), but we do want to see us all able to move forward with more confidence as we build our businesses. Make sure you don't miss it. Listen today! https://galas.fm/episode/9a6be391-0d77-59f5-8f71-01db4d2b54a0 ([ 🗨️ Join the Conversation ]) This episode is sponsored by Podcast Editor AcademyAre you looking to start or improve your podcast editing business? To turn your DAW into dollars (or your favorite currency)? If so, check out Podcast Editor Academy and use the code "YETIS" to get your first 30 days free! https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/pea (https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/pea) Listen to DiscoverHow discussing pricing early could be a good thing The value (and potential pitfalls) of having a framework or script One way to overcome the combined fear of talking about money and also just having the call One idea for how to establish value and credibility very quickly Links And Resourceshttps://editorcorps.com/ (Editor Corps – Let Your Podcast Take Flight) - We mentioned that Mike Wilkerson has an interesting approach to pricing and skills demonstration. Here's the website for Editor Corps. https://www.booklikeaboss.com/?idev_id=583 (Book Like A Boss: Booking Page Builder | More Bookings More Money) - The booking service Bryan uses, that integrates with Zoom for meeting links. (Affiliate link. Qualifying purchases benefit Bryan.) https://meetfox.com/en/ (MeetFox | Free Scheduling and Meeting Software) - This is the all-in-one scheduling and video conference tool that Daniel referenced. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xR9kwRmSntg (Livestream Recording of How To Overcome the Fear of Making Sales Calls) - Prefer to watch? Check out the live YouTube recording (and discover how much Alejandro has to edit out). Join Us Live!We stream live to our https://facebook.com/podcasteditorsmastermind/live_videos (Facebook page) and to https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKhH_P48o2Z0Ot1HaMGILOw (YouTube) every other week. Our EditorThis episode of the Podcast Editors Mastermind was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. You can https://www.facebook.com/AleCarbono (find him on Facebook) if you're interested in talking with him about editing your show. Be a GuestIf you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/beaguest (Fill out this form to let us know you're interested), and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Your Yetis AreDaniel Abendroth | https://rothmedia.audio/ (Roth Media) Carrie Caulfield Arick | https://yayapodcasting.com/ (YaYa Podcasting) Bryan Entzminger | https://toptieraudio.com/ (Top Tier Audio) About the Podcast Editors MastermindThe Podcast Editors Mastermind is for professional podcast editors who want to grow their business and get more clients. We’re creating a community of like-minded professionals that are passionate about the art and science of editing podcasts. Our goal is to help you build your business by providing tools, resources, and support so you can focus on what matters most—your craft. This isn’t just another group where everyone talks about how great they are at podcast editing; we show our work! Follow or subscribe and take the Podcast Editors Mastermind with you today! https://followthepodcast.com/pem (Follow the Podcast Editors Mastermind) https://lovethepodcast.com/pem (Share your love for the Podcast Editors Mastermind)
Editing podcasts can be a lot of work, and when clients provide files late or make last-minute changes, it can be frustrating. As you already know, getting late files can be a HUGE disruption to your business and your life. But what should you do about it? Should you charge a punitive fee? Should you push back due dates? Should you just fire the client? Yeah, there are options, but navigating them isn't necessarily easy and, ultimately, it's up to you to decide what's best for your business. If you find that late files are becoming a regular problem, it may be worth instituting a policy that charges extra for them. This will help to offset the extra work that you have to put in, and it will also send a message to your clients that such behavior is not acceptable. So what do you think? Should editors charge extra for late podcast files? Listen and share your thoughts. https://galas.fm/episode/fcd70ff8-4082-494c-af53-5835cccc030b ([ 🗨️ Join the Conversation ]) This episode is sponsored by Podcast Editor AcademyAre you looking to start or improve your podcast editing business? To turn your DAW into dollars (or your favorite currency)? If so, check out Podcast Editor Academy and use the code "YETIS" to get your first 30 days free! https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/pea (https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/pea) Links And Resourceshttps://podcasteditorsconference.com (Podcast Editors Conference) - A one-day immersive and collaborative in-person event designed to build and grow your service based business. https://podcasteditoracademy.com/ (Podcast Editors Academy) - The place where you belong includes a community with knowledge and support for Podcast Editors who take their service offerings seriously. https://foreignpolicy.com/2015/08/03/india-inc-s-day-care-experiment/ (India Inc.’s Day Care Experiment – Foreign Policy) - The study that Steve referenced. Adding a late fee didn't curb the unwanted behavior, it converted it from a relational faux pas to a transactional cost; the result was MORE tardiness. https://facebook.com/groups/podcastediors (Podcast Editors Club (on Facebook)) - If you're a podcast editor, THIS is the group you need to be part of in order to connect, collaborate, and learn alongside other professional editors. About Steve StewartSteve Stewart is a podcast editor, and cofounder of both the Podcast Editors Club and the Podcast Editor Academy. Join Us Live!We stream live to our https://facebook.com/podcasteditorsmastermind/live_videos (Facebook page) and to https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKhH_P48o2Z0Ot1HaMGILOw (YouTube) every other week. EditorThis episode of the Podcast Editors Mastermind was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. You can https://www.facebook.com/AleCarbono (find him on Facebook) if you're interested in talking with him about editing your show. Be a GuestIf you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/beaguest (Fill out this form to let us know you're interested), and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Your Yetis AreDaniel Abendroth | https://rothmedia.audio/ (Roth Media) Carrie Caulfield Arick | https://yayapodcasting.com/ (YaYa Podcasting) Bryan Entzminger | https://toptieraudio.com/ (Top Tier Audio) About the Podcast Editors MastermindThe Podcast Editors Mastermind is for professional podcast editors who want to grow their business and get more clients. We’re creating a community of like-minded professionals that are passionate about the art and science of editing podcasts. Our goal is to help you build your business by providing tools, resources, and support so you can focus on what matters most—your craft. This isn’t just another group where everyone talks about how great they are at podcast editing; we show our work! Follow or subscribe and take the Podcast Editors Mastermind with you today! https://followthepodcast.com/pem (Follow the Podcast Editors Mastermind)...
Starting a podcast editing business is hard. It's a service-based business, with a ton of technical skills to pick up. But don't forget that as a business owner, you also win the job of business owner (which also means business promoter). https://galas.fm/episode/d1b34237-e1d8-433b-94c7-de1aa95d6fa8 ([ 🗨️ Join the Conversation ]) That's part of what makes it so hard to get started.  You have to balance all the things. You have to spin all the plates. And at the end of a 14-hour day, when you realize that you don't have any new business in the pipeline, it's YOUR job to go out and get some new business. That's when it's so tempting to just hop on Facebook or Reddit and start spamming all the groups with, "Want editing? I can help." And then the group admin's ban hammer strikes hard, you get booted from all the groups, and even your closest childhood friends won't talk to you anymore, either. Okay. Maybe not that extreme.  But there has to be a better way. And that's what we're going to talk about - some ideas for how you can get the word out about what you're doing without opening up that can of potted meat byproduct. We may not have your specific answer, but we'll share our thoughts, brainstorm together, and maybe we'll all come out a little stronger. Resourceshttps://podcasteditorsconference.com/ (Podcast Editors Conference) EditorThis episode of the Podcast Editors Mastermind was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. You can https://www.facebook.com/AleCarbono (find him on Facebook) if you're interested in talking with him about editing your show. Be a GuestIf you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/beaguest (Fill out this form to let us know you're interested), and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Your Yetis AreDaniel Abendroth | https://rothmedia.audio/ (Roth Media) Carrie Caulfield Arick | https://yayapodcasting.com/ (YaYa Podcasting) Bryan Entzminger | https://toptieraudio.com/ (Top Tier Audio) About the Podcast Editors MastermindThe Podcast Editors Mastermind is for professional podcast editors who want to grow their business and get more clients. We’re creating a community of like-minded professionals that are passionate about the art and science of editing podcasts. Our goal is to help you build your business by providing tools, resources, and support so you can focus on what matters most—your craft. This isn’t just another group where everyone talks about how great they are at podcast editing; we show our work! Follow or subscribe and take the Podcast Editors Mastermind with you today! https://followthepodcast.com/pem (Follow the Podcast Editors Mastermind) https://lovethepodcast.com/pem (Share your love for the Podcast Editors Mastermind)
Do you feel like you're stuck in a rut as a podcast editor? Does it seem like you're never able to land a new client? Or worse, that you're attracting the wrong clients? Maybe you feel like you're spinning your wheels, or you know you're getting some traction on social media or traffic to your website, but it never seems to convert. It doesn't turn into anything. If that's the case, it's possible that you need to look at your branding - to make sure that it's speaking directly to that ideal client you want to meet. Sure, it can be scary (and humbling) to think about blowing up the brand you spent months or years building. But if that's what's keeping you from getting some traction, it might be time to take a look at that. Listen to discover what's leading a couple of our beloved Yetis to step into the process of rebranding, hear what they're thinking about (and afraid of), and discover some keys that might help you avoid the same mistakes we've made. What we discussedWhat is branding, really? What are some indications that it might be time to rebrand? What should we watch out for? How important is a mission statement in branding? How can you know if your branding is on point? We stream live to https://www.facebook.com/podcasteditorsmastermind (Facebook Page) every other week.  This episode was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. He’s open to work editing in English and Spanish.  Interested in being a guest on the show?If you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/be-a-guest/ (Fill out this form )to let us know you're interested and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Resources:https://yayapodcasting.com/ (Carrie's (current) Website) https://rothmedia.audio/ (Michelle & Daniel's Website) https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/episodes/pem0048-tara-kelly-podcast-editor-websites/ (The episode where Bryan learned that he needs to do some additional work to tighten up and clarify his branding (which he's not yet completed)) https://tansyaster.com/our-team/ (Tara - Brand strategist and so much more) https://www.canva.com/templates/ (Canva Templates (you can use them for inspiration)) https://www.hatchwise.com/ (Hatchwise - Creative Agency) https://magnificentnoise.com/who-we-are (Magnificent Noise - co-founded by Eric Nuzum, the creator of the 10 word show description) https://www.oberlo.com/blog/color-psychology-color-meanings (Color Psychology) Appearing in this episode:Michelle Abendroth: https://rothmedia.audio (https://rothmedia.audio) | https://instagram.com/sparkleadventures (@sparkleadventures) Carrie Caulfield-Arick: https://yayapodcasting.com (https://yayapodcasting.com) | https://twitter.com/thekeldakitty (@thekeldakitty) Bryan Entzminger: https://toptieraudio.com (https://toptieraudio.com) | https://twitter.com/@toptieraudio (@toptieraudio)
How do you make decisions about what's possible or the right thing to do? Do you look for examples of success to the exclusion of contrary information? That's Survivor Bias. And it's all over in the podcasting space. I mean, if we didn't think we could be Joe Rogan, would we even try?  Hopefully. But the downside of Survivor Bias is that it's possible we might toil for years on the faulty assumption that something's possible. Or that the way it's always been done is the right way to do it. But that if that's not the case? What if we guide our clients based on faulty information? Listen as we explore the concept of Survivor Bias and how it can affect us, our businesses, and our clients. We don't claim to know the answers, but we want to ask the questions because we want to see you, ourselves, and our collective clients succeed. We stream live to our https://www.facebook.com/podcasteditorsmastermind (Facebook Page) every other week.  Our Editor This episode edited by Alejandro Ramirez. He’s open to work editing in English and Spanish.  Interested in being a guest on the show? If you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/be-a-guest/ (Fill out this form )to let us know you're interested and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Resources: https://6figurecreative.com/the-word-of-mouth-death-trap-and-how-to-avoid-it/ (The 6 Figure Creative episode that started it all) https://www.investopedia.com/terms/s/survivorshipbias.asp (Info about survivorship bias) https://www.kbmanage.com/concept/survivorship-bias (More info about survivorship bias) https://www.instagram.com/p/CdwWFbgKi5m/ (Bryan's Drawing) https://www.facebook.com/iamdesmondadams/posts/3245044625742414 (Paul Desmond Adams's Article) Appearing in this episode: Daniel Abendroth: https://rothmedia.audio (https://rothmedia.audio) | https://twitter.com/rothmedia_audio (@rothmedia_audio) Carrie Caulfield-Arick: https://yayapodcasting.com (https://yayapodcasting.com) | https://twitter.com/thekeldakitty (@thekeldakitty) Bryan Entzminger: https://toptieraudio.com (https://toptieraudio.com) | https://twitter.com/@toptieraudio (@toptieraudio)
The great thing about the podcast production industry is that for the most part, we're all friends (or at least friendly). But that doesn't mean that we should share EVERYTHING with our peers. After all, sometimes we are also competing with each other for the same jobs. What things can we talk about? What things should we talk about? What things might get us into legal or ethical hot water? Listen to hear our thoughts and feel free to share your own in the comments. We stream live to https://www.facebook.com/podcasteditorsmastermind (Facebook Page) every other week. This episode edited by Alejandro Ramirez. He’s open to work editing in English and Spanish.  Interested in being a guest on the show?If you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/be-a-guest/ (Fill out this form )to let us know you're interested and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Resources:https://boomcaster.com (Boomcaster) Appearing in this episode:Daniel Abendroth: https://rothmedia.audio (https://rothmedia.audio) | https://twitter.com/rothmedia_audio (@rothmedia_audio) Carrie Caulfield-Arick: https://yayapodcasting.com (https://yayapodcasting.com) | https://twitter.com/thekeldakitty (@thekeldakitty) Bryan Entzminger: https://toptieraudio.com (https://toptieraudio.com) | https://twitter.com/@toptieraudio (@toptieraudio)
Being a podcast editor can seem like it's all fun and games until you mess up on someone else's show. Then it can be scary. But let's face it: no matter how much time and care we take, and how much we invest in quality control, it's inevitable that there will be mistakes. Maybe even major mistakes. Join us as we talk about some of our mistakes and the strategies we've developed to make things right (or as right as possible) so that we can create the best possible outcome for everyone. If you spend a little time creating strategies for how to handle mistakes, it can save you a LOT of headaches later. We stream live to https://www.facebook.com/podcasteditorsmastermind (Facebook Page) every other week. EditorThis episode of the Podcast Editors Mastermind was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. You can https://www.facebook.com/AleCarbono (find him on Facebook) if you're interested in talking with him about editing your show. Be a GuestIf you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/beaguest (Fill out this form to let us know you're interested), and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Your Yetis AreDaniel Abendroth | https://rothmedia.audio/ (Roth Media) Carrie Caulfield Arick | https://yayapodcasting.com/ (YaYa Podcasting) Bryan Entzminger | https://toptieraudio.com/ (Top Tier Audio) About the Podcast Editors MastermindThe Podcast Editors Mastermind is for professional podcast editors who want to grow their business and get more clients. We’re creating a community of like-minded professionals that are passionate about the art and science of editing podcasts. Our goal is to help you build your business by providing tools, resources, and support so you can focus on what matters most—your craft. This isn’t just another group where everyone talks about how great they are at podcast editing; we show our work! Follow or subscribe and take the Podcast Editors Mastermind with you today! https://followthepodcast.com/pem (Follow the Podcast Editors Mastermind) https://lovethepodcast.com/pem (Share your love for the Podcast Editors Mastermind)
You’d be wrong to think that prices are based on a simple equation. You’d also be wrong if you think podcasters want the packages you’re selling right now. The joy of a new, dynamic industry like ours is also it’s curse: We are constantly having to adapt creative minds and their new ideas. So what strategies do you use to determine what to provide clients and what that service is worth? Mailbag: Do you have a system for creating packages and prices? We’d love to hear from you. (because Carrie really wants to do a mailbag/AMA episode)   We learned a few things throughout this episode, but one of them was how much strategies vary from editor to editor.  That editors are constantly re-evaluating and refining offerings and rates. And that packages rarely seem to suit podcasters (which is something to explore on its own in a future episode). When you quoted your first client, did you pull a number out of the air?  If you did it’s normal. We aren’t MBAs. We’re editors– part artists, part techies– who had this wild idea to invent a job that is challenging, flexible and rewarding. That’s why we started this show: to work through these sorts of things with our community… to mastermind with you. We asked our live audience what models they used and shared our own. Here were the answers...  Hourly  Per Episode  Day Rates  Project-based Value-based We also covered the pros and cons of various billing cycles. Surprisingly, some of are moving away from monthly billing. Scope Creep and a la carte packages It was pretty well agreed that no one package is right for the majority of podcasters. There’s always something that’s not quite right. Or a podcaster wants more than agreed to without, ahem, wanting to pay for it. A la carte and a clear contract may be your best bet for staving off scope creep.If you're like us, you have things to say about what we talked about in this episode. If you're a member of our community, https://www.facebook.com/groups/podcasteditorsmastermind (you most certainly can do that). You might even see a live editing session or product demo! Links: https://www.quoters.io/ (Quoters.io) https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/episodes/pem028-carol-lynn-rivera-profit-first/ (Episode 28 on Profit First) https://amzn.to/3NYIsBr (Profit First on Amazon ) https://airmedia.org/tools/all-our-rate-guides (AirMedia Rates Guide) (has a neat day rate calculator) We stream live to https://www.facebook.com/podcasteditorsmastermind (Facebook Page) every Thursday at 9:05 pm EST/6:05 PST. NEXT LIVESTREAM: April 17thShout out to Steph Fuccio of https://globalpodcasteditors.substack.com/ (Podcast Editng Plus) and https://www.stephfuccio.com/globalpodcasteditors (Global Podcast Editors) (a twice-monthly candid conversation with podcast editors). Go subscribe to her newsletter, it’s worth reading.  And thanks, Steph, for this review:I adore this podcast. The transparent way that they talk about podcast editing as a freelance and business experience is insanely helpful. A must listen for anyone curious how price services, create packages, upskill your tech and so much more. Good humans, these folks are! --via https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/podcast-editors-mastermind-1062361/reviews/87417 (Podchaser) #blushing Your Masterminders:Daniel Abendroth: https://rothmedia.audio (https://rothmedia.audio) | https://twitter.com/rothmedia_audio (@rothmedia_audio)Carrie Caulfield-Arick: https://yayapodcasting.com (https://yayapodcasting.com) | https://www.instagram.com/carriearick/ (@carriearick)Bryan Entzminger: https://toptieraudio.com (https://toptieraudio.com) | https://twitter.com/@toptieraudio (@toptieraudio)Our editor is Alejandro Ramirez. He’s open to work editing in English and Spanish.
Podcast editors: Do you have a website? Do you know whether your website is working for or against your business? Most of us are incredibly good at podcast production and might even have some basic web design skills. But that doesn't mean that we're all experts on branding, user experience, accessibility, and more. We know that a great website can be an incredible asset for our businesses. But how can we make the most of our websites? How can we know for sure what we should include and what we should leave out? How can we know when we should just do it ourselves and when it's time to bring in a pro to help us? We don't know either... But Tara Kelly of Tansy Aster Creative does. She's a brand strategist, web developer, video and music producer, copywriter, and so much more. And she's going to be joining us to share what we need to know. We don't plan for this to be just another one of those "why you need a website" episodes. We're planning to talk about what's important to make sure you include, what you might want to leave out, common mistakes, some show-and-tell examples, and more. And, of course, if you're joining us live in the chat, you'll have your chance to share your questions so that we can do our best to make sure we're getting you exactly what you need right now. Make sure you don't miss this :) Links And Resources https://fb.watch/bPCICWs95G/ (See the website teardowns (starts at about 33 minutes in)) https://tansyaster.com (Tansy Aster) https://tansyasteraudio.com (Tansy Aster Audio) https://app.termageddon.com/?fp_ref=tansyaster (Termageddon) (get a 10% discount, qualifying purchases benefit Tara) https://www.w3.org/WAI/standards-guidelines/wcag/ (WCAG Guidelines) https://webaim.org/ (Web Accessibility) https://Elegantthemes.com (Elegant Themes (makers of Divi)) https://developers.google.com/web/tools/lighthouse/ (Google Lighthouse) About Tara Kelly (in her own words) Storytelling is my life, and I’m always working to get to the next level. I have a BA in Film & Digital Media from the University of California Santa Cruz, a Brand Management Certificate from Cornell University, and over a decade of professional experience working as a brand strategist + designer, web developer, video and music producer, and copywriter. Telling a damn good story is what gets me up in the morning. In my career, I've worked with nonprofits, thought leaders, multi-published authors, healthcare organizations, and organizations focused on social responsibility and sustainability. I strive to make the world a more inclusive and accessible place for all. I’m also a multi-published, award-winning author with Macmillan who is obsessed with avocados, hiking, and chasing storms. #proudlyneurodivergent Editor This episode of the Podcast Editors Mastermind was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. You can https://www.facebook.com/AleCarbono (find him on Facebook) if you're interested in talking with him about editing your show. Be a Guest If you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/beaguest (Fill out this form to let us know you're interested), and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Your Yetis Are Daniel Abendroth | https://rothmedia.audio/ (Roth Media) Jennifer Longworth | https://bourbonbarrelpodcasting.com/ (Bourbon Barrel Podcasting) Carrie Caulfield Arick | https://yayapodcasting.com/ (YaYa Podcasting) Bryan Entzminger | https://toptieraudio.com/ (Top Tier Audio) About the Podcast Editors Mastermind The Podcast Editors Mastermind is for professional podcast editors who want to grow their business and get more clients. We’re creating a community of like-minded professionals that are passionate about the art and science of editing podcasts. Our goal is to help you build your business by providing tools, resources, and support so you can focus on what...
Raising your podcast editing rates... It's scary. It's necessary. It can lead to GREAT conversations. But if you're like me (Bryan), you might find those conversations hard to think about and even harder to start. Join us for this live recording of the Podcast Editors Mastermind as we share our experiences and perspectives and hope to hear yours, too. We want to see ALL of us get paid what we're worth so that we can provide great service to our clients and customers and also live well, knowing that what we do matters and that we're compensated well for it. Listen to DiscoverWhy raising rates can be scary How many clients your Yetis have lost due to raising rates One tool that can help make it easier to start the, "My rates have gone up" conversation Links And Resourceshttps://podcasteditoracademy.com (Podcast Editor Academy) EditorThis episode of the Podcast Editors Mastermind was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. You can https://www.facebook.com/AleCarbono (find him on Facebook) if you're interested in talking with him about editing your show. Be a GuestIf you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/beaguest (Fill out this form to let us know you're interested), and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Your Yetis AreDaniel Abendroth | https://rothmedia.audio/ (Roth Media) Jennifer Longworth | https://bourbonbarrelpodcasting.com/ (Bourbon Barrel Podcasting) Carrie Caulfield Arick | https://yayapodcasting.com/ (YaYa Podcasting) Bryan Entzminger | https://toptieraudio.com/ (Top Tier Audio) About the Podcast Editors MastermindThe Podcast Editors Mastermind is for professional podcast editors who want to grow their business and get more clients. We’re creating a community of like-minded professionals that are passionate about the art and science of editing podcasts. Our goal is to help you build your business by providing tools, resources, and support so you can focus on what matters most—your craft. This isn’t just another group where everyone talks about how great they are at podcast editing; we show our work! Follow or subscribe and take the Podcast Editors Mastermind with you today! https://followthepodcast.com/pem (Follow the Podcast Editors Mastermind) https://lovethepodcast.com/pem (Share your love for the Podcast Editors Mastermind)
Producing a podcast is a LOT of work, and it can be confusing. Fortunately, there are editors like us who not only take on some of the workload, but also bring our expertise and structure to the process. And as an added benefit, we are always looking for ways to improve what we do, for our benefit and our clients. We focus on improving our processes, get better at identifying issues, improving client relationships, and more. However, that doesn't mean that every client is a fit for us and sometimes we have to make the tough call - to decide that it's time to part ways with a client. Of course, even in parting, how we do it matters. Join us as Mike Wilkerson of EditorCorps.com and VoiceFarmers.com shares how he not only practices these himself, but also helps other editors get their businesses up and running ... in a way that benefits everyone and gets another pro editor out into the wild :) Listen to DiscoverSigns that it might be time to part ways Whether it's worth adapting to match a client's processes Why Mike started EditorCorps.com and how it can help podcast editors get started Links And Resourceshttp://editorcorps.com/ (EditorCorps.Com) http://voicefarmers.com/ (VoiceFarmers.Com) https://podcastgauntlet.com (Podcastgauntlet.com) https://amazon.com/dp/B086653VSH (Zoom H6) https://asana.com/ (Asana.com) https://clickup.com/ (ClickUp.com) https://www.disneyplus.com/ (DisneyPlus.com) https://rayconglobal.com/ (RayConGlobal.com) https://www.patreon.com/ (Patreon.com) https://www.subscribestar.com/ (SubscribeStar.com) https://www.facebook.com/podcasteditorsmastermind (Be part of the live experience) About Mike WilkersonMike Wilkerson is a former certified Sign Language Interpreter for the Deaf, then a Marketing Automation Director for a large St. Louis-based Computer company. He now conjures content of all kinds for a growing client listing across the nation. Mike has been hosting, producing, concepting and enhancing podcasts since 2005. While his interests are definitively pop culture-based, the bottom line is: It’s ALL About Perspective. Whether it’s being captured inside of one of Mike’s http://2guystalking.com/locations/ (Podcast Capture Studios) (based in the St. Louis area). – Podcasting is Captured Perspective. Mike also runs a Podcast Editing Team & Academy (The Editor Corps over at http://editorcorps.com/ (EditorCorps.Com)) and a Voiceover Team (The VoiceFarmers over at http://voicefarmers.com/ (VoiceFarmers.Com)). If you're looking for lightbulb moments, education and perspective - Mike is the OG Podcaster you'll want to connect with. EditorThis episode of the Podcast Editors Mastermind was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. You can https://www.facebook.com/AleCarbono (find him on Facebook) if you're interested in talking with him about editing your show. Be a GuestIf you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/beaguest (Fill out this form to let us know you're interested), and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Your Yetis AreDaniel Abendroth | https://rothmedia.audio/ (Roth Media) Jennifer Longworth | https://bourbonbarrelpodcasting.com/ (Bourbon Barrel Podcasting) Carrie Caulfield Arick | https://yayapodcasting.com/ (YaYa Podcasting) Bryan Entzminger | https://toptieraudio.com/ (Top Tier Audio) About the Podcast Editors MastermindThe Podcast Editors Mastermind is for professional podcast editors who want to grow their business and get more clients. We’re creating a community of like-minded professionals that are passionate about the art and science of editing podcasts. Our goal is to help you build your business by providing tools, resources, and support so you can focus on what matters most—your craft. This isn’t just another group where everyone talks about how great they are at podcast editing; we show our work! Follow or subscribe and take the Podcast Editors Mastermind with you today!...
It seems like there's always this pressure to do everything. To be everywhere. And that applies not only to (sometimes) taking clients who aren't a great fit, but also to the idea of "being everywhere." But do we actually have to be everywhere? Do we actually have to do everything? Do we HAVE to be on social media? Or can we operate and grow our businesses without being on social media? Listen as Chris Curran shares what happened when he disappeared from social media and Carrie shares what happened when she took a break from it. Listen to DiscoverIn what ways can social media be healthy for us and our businesses? In what ways can social media be unhealthy for podcast editors? What was it like for Chris when he left Facebook? Has being off Facebook slowed down Chris's business growth? Links And Resourceshttps://podcastengineeringschool.com (Podcast Engineering School) https://podcastengineeringschool.com/product/getting-new-clients-at-higher-rates/ (Getting New Clients at Higher Rates) https://podcastengineeringschool.com/category/show/ (Podcast Engineering Show) https://podcastengineeringschool.com/category/daily-goody/ (Chris's Daily Goody) https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/ (Podcast Editor Academy) About Chris CurranChris Curran is a podcast engineer and the founder of Podcast Engineering School, where he teaches serious podcast producers how to produce professional quality shows by doubling down on their knowledge of audio production fundamentals, engineering remote recording sessions, and full professional post-production. He's also the host of the Podcast Engineering Show, where he interviews audio professionals about how they produce professional audio so that all of his listeners can take the best of what they learn and use it to continually improve what they do. EditorThis episode of the Podcast Editors Mastermind was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. You can https://www.facebook.com/AleCarbono (find him on Facebook) if you're interested in talking with him about editing your show. Be a GuestIf you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/beaguest (Fill out this form to let us know you're interested), and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Your Yetis AreDaniel Abendroth | https://rothmedia.audio/ (Roth Media) Jennifer Longworth | https://bourbonbarrelpodcasting.com/ (Bourbon Barrel Podcasting) Carrie Caulfield Arick | https://yayapodcasting.com/ (YaYa Podcasting) Bryan Entzminger | https://toptieraudio.com/ (Top Tier Audio) About the Podcast Editors MastermindThe Podcast Editors Mastermind is for professional podcast editors who want to grow their business and get more clients. We’re creating a community of like-minded professionals that are passionate about the art and science of editing podcasts. Our goal is to help you build your business by providing tools, resources, and support so you can focus on what matters most—your craft. This isn’t just another group where everyone talks about how great they are at podcast editing; we show our work! Follow or subscribe and take the Podcast Editors Mastermind with you today! https://followthepodcast.com/pem (Follow the Podcast Editors Mastermind) https://lovethepodcast.com/pem (Share your love for the Podcast Editors Mastermind)
A little controversial perhaps, but .... How do you know if entrepreneurship is right for you? Setting up your own business isn't the only option available for a career in podcasting. We'll be discussing the pros and cons of starting your own business vs. working for someone else's business... and all the options in between. Listen to DiscoverHow the landscape of podcast editing has changed. What one word people use to describe Carrie that she doesn't like. Reasons why you might want to consider starting a business. A little of what it's REALLY like to run a business. EditorThis episode of the Podcast Editors Mastermind was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. You can https://www.facebook.com/AleCarbono (find him on Facebook) if you're interested in talking with him about editing your show. Be a GuestIf you're a podcast editor, we'd love to see if you'd be a fit for a future episode. https://podcasteditorsmastermind.com/beaguest (Fill out this form to let us know you're interested), and we'll contact you to see if it's a good fit. Your Yetis AreDaniel Abendroth | https://rothmedia.audio (Roth Media) Jennifer Longworth | https://bourbonbarrelpodcasting.com (Bourbon Barrel Podcasting) Carrie Caulfield Arick | https://yayapodcasting.com (YaYa Podcasting) Bryan Entzminger | https://toptieraudio.com (Top Tier Audio) About the Podcast Editors MastermindThe Podcast Editors Mastermind is for professional podcast editors who want to grow their business and get more clients. We’re creating a community of like-minded professionals that are passionate about the art and science of editing podcasts. Our goal is to help you build your business by providing tools, resources, and support so you can focus on what matters most—your craft. This isn’t just another group where everyone talks about how great they are at podcast editing; we show our work! Follow or subscribe and take the Podcast Editors Mastermind with you today! https://followthepodcast.com/pem (Follow the Podcast Editors Mastermind) https://lovethepodcast.com/pem (Share your love for the Podcast Editors Mastermind)
Producing a podcast is sooo much more than just cutting out filler words. While there are many ways to get things done, if you're thoughtful about how you approach your work, you can get a better final episode and save time doing it. Join us as we talk with Tony Bottoms about podcast production workflow. Links:https://appaloosamedia.com/ (https://appaloosamedia.com/) Appearing in this episode:Daniel Abendroth: https://rothmedia.audio (https://rothmedia.audio) | https://twitter.com/rothmedia_audio (@rothmedia_audio) Jennifer Longworth: https://bourbonbarrelpodcasting.com/ (https://bourbonbarrelpodcasting.com) https://twitter.com/KYPodcasting (| @KYPodcasting) Carrie Caulfield-Arick: https://yayapodcasting.com (https://yayapodcasting.com) | https://www.instagram.com/carriearick/ (@carriearick) Bryan Entzminger: https://toptieraudio.com (https://toptieraudio.com) | https://twitter.com/@toptieraudio (@toptieraudio)
Helen King is a podcast editor from New Zealand and tonight she will be sharing her incredible story of how she got into podcast editing and the journey of becoming an editor in a growing market. Links:Helen’s podcast: https://helsbels7.podbean.com (https://helsbels7.podbean.com) Helen’s website: https://www.hkproductionsnz.com (https://www.hkproductionsnz.com) Appearing in this episode:Daniel Abendroth: https://rothmedia.audio (https://rothmedia.audio) | https://twitter.com/rothmedia_audio (@rothmedia_audio) Jennifer Longworth: https://bourbonbarrelpodcasting.com/ (https://bourbonbarrelpodcasting.com) https://twitter.com/KYPodcasting (| @KYPodcasting) Carrie Caulfield-Arick: https://yayapodcasting.com (https://yayapodcasting.com) | https://www.instagram.com/carriearick/ (@carriearick) Bryan Entzminger: https://toptieraudio.com (https://toptieraudio.com) | https://twitter.com/@toptieraudio (@toptieraudio)
When it comes to building your podcast editing business, editing skills can only take you so far and rarely are the reason you land new clients. Have a solid marketing strategy can be what separates you from the crowd. Tonight we have Anisha Prachaseri to help us figure it out. Anisha has over 15 years experience in her own international sales and marketing agency working with global, regional, local brands and startups. Get in touch with AniishaInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/anishapja (https://www.instagram.com/anishapja) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anishapja (https://www.linkedin.com/in/anishapja) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/anishapfb (https://www.facebook.com/anishapfb) Clubhouse: https://clubhousedb.com/user/anishapja (https://clubhousedb.com/user/anishapja) Appearing in this episode:Michelle Abendroth: https://rothmedia.audio (https://rothmedia.audio) | https://twitter.com/rothmedia_audio (@rothmedia_audio) Carrie Caulfield-Arick: https://yayapodcasting.com (https://yayapodcasting.com) | https://www.instagram.com/carriearick/ (@carriearick) Bryan Entzminger: https://toptieraudio.com (https://toptieraudio.com) | https://twitter.com/@toptieraudio (@toptieraudio)
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Bryan Entzminger

This was such a fun episode to record, and Leslie Martin did such a great job with the edit thst the final episode was even more engaging.

Mar 30th
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