Just the Tip from Your Podcast Performance Coach

by With 25 years in radio as a host, award-winning producer, director of top-talent and broadcast instructor, Tim Wohlberg can help you sound more like podcast hosts Sarah Koenig, Marc Maron, Tim Ferriss, Pat Flynn and John Lee Dumas.

Just the Tip from Your Podcast Performance Coach
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 51
  • Last: 6 Mar 2018
Tim Wohlberg is a podcast talent coach who helps podcasters be better podcast hosts. Each episode this broadcasting and radio veteran offers one simple tip that a podcaster can use to gain mic confidence, grow their audience and sound more like a pro. With a weekly podcast, these podcast presenter tips will help podcasters get better every time they hit record. If you want to sound more professional and grow your podcast audience, he’s got just the tip for you. For more podcaster improvement tips, to have your podcast professionally critiqued or to hire Tim Wohlberg as your podcast talent coach, visit podcastperformancecoach.com.

Episodes (51)

  • 050 How Greed Can Hurt Your Podcast
    050 How Greed Can Hurt Your Podcast
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    Published: 6 Mar 2018 Duration: 03:47
    Don’t be a sell out! No, I’m not talking about never accepting money from a sponsor or selling ads on your podcast. I’m talking about treating your audience like a commodity. I get it. You worked hard to build your audience and you’re a sta... Read more →
    Don’t be a sell out! No, I’m not talking about never accepting money from a sponsor or selling ads on your podcast. I’m talking about treating your audience like a commodity. I get it. You worked hard to build your audience and you’re a sta... Read more →

  • 049 How Much Time Should You Budget for Podcasting?
    049 How Much Time Should You Budget for Podcasting?
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    Published: 20 Feb 2018 Duration: 06:00
    Is podcasting a giant time-suck? It certainly feels like that for a lot of podcasters. So, are they doing it wrong? Are you doing it wrong? Probably not.  In this episode, I breakdown where all that podcasting time goes and what kind of tim... Read more →
    Is podcasting a giant time-suck? It certainly feels like that for a lot of podcasters. So, are they doing it wrong? Are you doing it wrong? Probably not.  In this episode, I breakdown where all that podcasting time goes and what kind of tim... Read more →

  • 048 How Perfectionism is a Problem for your Podcast
    048 How Perfectionism is a Problem for your Podcast
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    Published: 6 Feb 2018 Duration: 04:46
    Hands up if your podcast is perfect. If your hand is up then you are either being a smart ass, totally delusional or both. Nobody’s podcast is perfect - me included. And, that’s okay. In this episode of the Just the Tip, I talk about how pe... Read more →
    Hands up if your podcast is perfect. If your hand is up then you are either being a smart ass, totally delusional or both. Nobody’s podcast is perfect - me included. And, that’s okay. In this episode of the Just the Tip, I talk about how pe... Read more →

  • 047 How to Use SFX to Make Your Podcast Better
    047 How to Use SFX to Make Your Podcast Better
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    Published: 23 Jan 2018 Duration: 04:52
    Whoop, whoop, re-er, re-er, re-er… sound effects in your podcast can be annoying or effective. It all depends on whether you’re doing it right. SFX can be fun but they can also derail a podcast, piss off your listener or just sound cheesy (... Read more →
    Whoop, whoop, re-er, re-er, re-er… sound effects in your podcast can be annoying or effective. It all depends on whether you’re doing it right. SFX can be fun but they can also derail a podcast, piss off your listener or just sound cheesy (... Read more →

  • 046 Should You Ignore iTunes Podcast Analytics?
    046 Should You Ignore iTunes Podcast Analytics?
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    Published: 9 Jan 2018 Duration: 06:13
    Have you seen your itunes podcast analytics yet? It’s exciting to get to know your listener’s habits but be careful. In case you haven’t checked it out yet, it’s an amazing new tool to help podcasters learn their listeners behavior. You can... Read more →
    Have you seen your itunes podcast analytics yet? It’s exciting to get to know your listener’s habits but be careful. In case you haven’t checked it out yet, it’s an amazing new tool to help podcasters learn their listeners behavior. You can... Read more →

  • 045 How to Set Killer Goals for Your Podcast
    045 How to Set Killer Goals for Your Podcast
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    Published: 12 Dec 2017 Duration: 04:10
    What has your podcast done for you lately? Measuring success can be difficult without realistic goals. Like driving without a map, having a podcast without goals can have you podcasting in circles. Fun for a while but then a bit pointless. ... Read more →
    What has your podcast done for you lately? Measuring success can be difficult without realistic goals. Like driving without a map, having a podcast without goals can have you podcasting in circles. Fun for a while but then a bit pointless. ... Read more →

  • 044 How to Create a 'Best Of' Podcast
    044 How to Create a 'Best Of' Podcast
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    Published: 28 Nov 2017 Duration: 06:12
    Do you have any ‘best of’ albums? They’re great, right? So, why not give your listeners nothing but the hits by creating a ‘Best Of’ episode? A ‘best of’ episode is pretty self explanatory - you take the most impactful or magical moments of... Read more →
    Do you have any ‘best of’ albums? They’re great, right? So, why not give your listeners nothing but the hits by creating a ‘Best Of’ episode? A ‘best of’ episode is pretty self explanatory - you take the most impactful or magical moments of... Read more →

  • 043 Why You Need to Designate a Podcast Bus Driver
    043 Why You Need to Designate a Podcast Bus Driver
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    Published: 14 Nov 2017 Duration: 05:24
    Imagine a car with two steering wheels and two sets of pedals. Wouldn't that be fun? The answer is no. You’d be dead. If you host a podcast with more than one person or you have guests on your show then your podcast is in danger of being ou... Read more →
    Imagine a car with two steering wheels and two sets of pedals. Wouldn't that be fun? The answer is no. You’d be dead. If you host a podcast with more than one person or you have guests on your show then your podcast is in danger of being ou... Read more →

  • 042 Getting the Most From Your Podcast Mic
    042 Getting the Most From Your Podcast Mic
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    Published: 30 Oct 2017 Duration: 08:11
    So, you didn’t spend $500 on a microphone when you started your podcast. That’s okay. Neither did I. There are a million things I’d rather spend my money on. Let me name a few. Beer, whisky, tequila, ribs, Saskatchewan Roughrider memorabili... Read more →
    So, you didn’t spend $500 on a microphone when you started your podcast. That’s okay. Neither did I. There are a million things I’d rather spend my money on. Let me name a few. Beer, whisky, tequila, ribs, Saskatchewan Roughrider memorabili... Read more →

  • 041 Maximum Listener Engagement
    041 Maximum Listener Engagement
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    Published: 15 Oct 2017 Duration: 06:07
    I just got engaged. No silly...to my podcast listener. I’ve been married for years to the most wonderful woman in the world. She’s the best thing that ever happened to me. She’s smart, she’s beautiful...and oh yeah, she sometimes helps me e... Read more →
    I just got engaged. No silly...to my podcast listener. I’ve been married for years to the most wonderful woman in the world. She’s the best thing that ever happened to me. She’s smart, she’s beautiful...and oh yeah, she sometimes helps me e... Read more →

  • 040 How to Properly Introduce Your Podcast Guest
    040 How to Properly Introduce Your Podcast Guest
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    Published: 3 Oct 2017 Duration: 04:18
    Don’t you hate it when someone get’s your name wrong? Introductions can ruin a first impression not only for the introducer but also for the introducee. And when you’re hosting a podcast, introducing your guest wrong doesn’t look good on yo... Read more →
    Don’t you hate it when someone get’s your name wrong? Introductions can ruin a first impression not only for the introducer but also for the introducee. And when you’re hosting a podcast, introducing your guest wrong doesn’t look good on yo... Read more →

  • 039 Get Out! How to End Your Podcast Right
    039 Get Out! How to End Your Podcast Right
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    Published: 17 Sep 2017 Duration: 04:17
    Awkward good-byes are the worst. Am I going in for a hug? How about a kiss? Or my fist-bump hits your high-five and suddenly you’re gear-shifting me like you’re driving a big rig. Don’t let your goodbyes be awkward especially when it comes ... Read more →
    Awkward good-byes are the worst. Am I going in for a hug? How about a kiss? Or my fist-bump hits your high-five and suddenly you’re gear-shifting me like you’re driving a big rig. Don’t let your goodbyes be awkward especially when it comes ... Read more →

  • 038 How to Make Your Podcast Convert Better
    038 How to Make Your Podcast Convert Better
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    Published: 5 Sep 2017 Duration: 06:13
    Podcasters who are trying to build their brand or grow their sales through their podcast can learn a lot from traditional radio. Radio stations work endlessly to attract listeners. Once they have them, they work tirelessly to keep them and ... Read more →
    Podcasters who are trying to build their brand or grow their sales through their podcast can learn a lot from traditional radio. Radio stations work endlessly to attract listeners. Once they have them, they work tirelessly to keep them and ... Read more →

  • 037 Who Are You Talking To?
    037 Who Are You Talking To?
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    Published: 15 Nov 2016 Duration: 04:31
    When you turn on your mic, who do you picture your listening? Who, exactly, are you talking to? If you don’t know, chances are your audience isn’t as big as it could be. It’s time for you to figure it out - even if you totally make it up. I... Read more →
    When you turn on your mic, who do you picture your listening? Who, exactly, are you talking to? If you don’t know, chances are your audience isn’t as big as it could be. It’s time for you to figure it out - even if you totally make it up. I... Read more →

  • 036 Embrace Your Pre-Podcast Rituals
    036 Embrace Your Pre-Podcast Rituals
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    Published: 8 Nov 2016 Duration: 03:29
    Call them superstitions, rituals are or just old habits. When you do the same thing before an event, it become part of that event. And, when you skip it - bad things happen. No this is not going to be like one of those ‘pass this on or some... Read more →
    Call them superstitions, rituals are or just old habits. When you do the same thing before an event, it become part of that event. And, when you skip it - bad things happen. No this is not going to be like one of those ‘pass this on or some... Read more →

  • 035 What’s the Perfect Length for a Podcast?
    035 What’s the Perfect Length for a Podcast?
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    Published: 25 Oct 2016 Duration: 05:43
    Every couple of months I see this question pop up in podcaster forums and on podcast Facebook groups - How long should my podcast be? Or, What’s the ideal length for a podcast. Then the flurry of opinions fly in. 30 mins 60 mins 10 minutes ... Read more →
    Every couple of months I see this question pop up in podcaster forums and on podcast Facebook groups - How long should my podcast be? Or, What’s the ideal length for a podcast. Then the flurry of opinions fly in. 30 mins 60 mins 10 minutes ... Read more →

  • 034 How to Hook Listeners with an Effective Podcast Intro
    034 How to Hook Listeners with an Effective Podcast Intro
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    Published: 18 Oct 2016 Duration: 05:29
    Picture this. Your listeners are sitting in a basket suspended over the shark infested water. There is a laser that is slowly slicing through the rope holding it up. You have thirty seconds to turn off the laser. Wouldn’t you do everything ... Read more →
    Picture this. Your listeners are sitting in a basket suspended over the shark infested water. There is a laser that is slowly slicing through the rope holding it up. You have thirty seconds to turn off the laser. Wouldn’t you do everything ... Read more →

  • 033 Stop Podcasting Naked
    033 Stop Podcasting Naked
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    Published: 11 Oct 2016 Duration: 05:27
    If you’re podcasting naked, I beg you to stop. Not because I’m a prude but because I think you’ll sound better when you dress your voice up a bit. Oh, did you think I was talking about recording in your underwear? I’m all for that! Get as c... Read more →
    If you’re podcasting naked, I beg you to stop. Not because I’m a prude but because I think you’ll sound better when you dress your voice up a bit. Oh, did you think I was talking about recording in your underwear? I’m all for that! Get as c... Read more →

  • 032 The Art of the Tease for Podcasters
    032 The Art of the Tease for Podcasters
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    Published: 4 Oct 2016 Duration: 06:17
    Tease me. Seriously, tease me. Give me a reason to keep listening. Tell me why your show is worth my time. A tease is an essential part of your show.  If you do it right, you’ll keep your fans listening longer and we know what that means - ... Read more →
    Tease me. Seriously, tease me. Give me a reason to keep listening. Tell me why your show is worth my time. A tease is an essential part of your show.  If you do it right, you’ll keep your fans listening longer and we know what that means - ... Read more →

  • 031 Should You Give Your Guest the Questions in Advance?
    031 Should You Give Your Guest the Questions in Advance?
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    Published: 27 Sep 2016 Duration: 03:49
    You landed a fat fish of a guest. Awesome. Now they want to know exactly what you’re going to ask them. Not awesome. Here’s what you should do. There are plenty of podcasters who happily hand over their questions to their guest in advance. ... Read more →
    You landed a fat fish of a guest. Awesome. Now they want to know exactly what you’re going to ask them. Not awesome. Here’s what you should do. There are plenty of podcasters who happily hand over their questions to their guest in advance. ... Read more →