Structure – with Moe Poplar

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Structure - with Moe Poplar
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Moe Poplar shares his expertise and insights on format, structure, and connecting with your audience.

“[…] what service are we providing to our audience? I think if you know what goes into your show— if your show has a format— You also can start building a level of trust with your listener so that they understand your agreement. Because nobody wants to listen to the podcast that says this is what we’re gonna talk about, this is what we’re gonna do, this is what we’re not gonna do… You know? We’re looking for people like us, who say the thing in a way that we would say it, so we can understand it.” ~ Moe Poplar 24:38

Moe Poplar brings his experience in producing and editing podcasts, as well as his various podcast projects, to this conversation. He highlights the importance of defining a clear format and structure for podcasts, emphasizing the role of a format in establishing a contract with the audience. Moe also touches on the significance of the host-listener relationship, where setting expectations and creating a rhythm in the podcast can enhance the overall listening experience.

Takeaways

Podcast Format and Structure — The importance of defining a clear format and structure for podcasts. Having a structured approach establishes a contract with the listeners, setting clear expectations for what to expect in the show.

Host-Listener Relationship — Building a strong host-listener relationship and the significance of creating a rhythm in the show, using music cues, and setting a comfortable tone.

Production and Editing — Experience in podcast production and editing underscores the value of a well-organized and thought-out podcast.

Resources

Podcasts Hella XP, Bunn Amigos and The Class of 1989

Moe Poplar’s web site, Ashy Feet

(Written with help from Chat-GPT.)


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