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Danny Brown

Danny Brown is a podcaster, creator, author, and more. He's been podcasting for 10+ years, since the early days of BlogTalkRadio, and has been either host or co-host of multiple shows over the years. He's currently the host of the popular One Minute Podcast Tips, helping you be a better podcaster in just a minute a week, as well as the YouTube show Be a Better Podcaster. Get the latest episodes for every podcast here, and be sure to follow on your favourite podcast app, or visit each podcast's website to listen for free online! read less
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Episodes

From College Basketball to Compelling Conversations: Sean Dillon's Podcasting Journey
11-04-2024
From College Basketball to Compelling Conversations: Sean Dillon's Podcasting Journey
In this episode, Sean Dillon shares insights into the origins of his podcasts, the unique format of "Rocking 25," and the storytelling approach of "Beyond the Mic." Discover how Sean's experiences driving golf carts for VIPs led to memorable encounters with celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Burl Ives.Sean's storytelling prowess shines through as he delves into the art of conversation and the importance of capturing untold stories from guests like Lea Thompson, Robby Takac, Alex Winter, and Gloria Gaynor. Whether you're a sports enthusiast or a fan of captivating interviews, this episode offers a glimpse into the world of podcasting and storytelling. Notable Quotes:"If my guest pauses for five or six or 10, 30 seconds to say, man, I don't know how to answer this. That right there shows vulnerability, and it shows that we're all human." - Sean Dillon"It's not about the star. It's about the person that the star is with." - Sean DillonConnect with Sean:Rockin' 25 College Basketball PollBeyond the MicSean on XProducts I Use for My Other Podcast Is...Note: these may contain affiliate links, so I may get a small percentage of any product you buy/use when using my link.My equipment:Shure SM7B dynamic micTZ Audio Stellar X2 condenser micRodecaster Pro II audio production studioSony MDR-7506 Studio Monitor HeadphonesJOBY Wavo Boom ArmElgato Wave Mic Arm Low ProfileRecommended resources:Captivate.fmSubstackBoomcaster remote interviewingMentioned in this episode:Follow and Watch For FreeThanks for listening. To make sure you don't miss an episode, follow for free on your favourite podcast app, or watch new episodes on YouTube (and be sure to like and subscribe!).Watch on YouTubeLeave a review!If you enjoy My Other Podcast Is, I'd be super grateful if you were to leave a review or rating on any of these podcast apps - thank you!Leave a review!This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: OP3 - https://op3.dev/privacyChartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
David Medus of Fun Fact Friday - Why Stories and Connection Are the Key to Podcast Longevity
28-03-2024
David Medus of Fun Fact Friday - Why Stories and Connection Are the Key to Podcast Longevity
In this episode, Danny Brown interviews David Medus, the founder of Medus Media and host of the "Fun Fact Friday with Leila and David" podcast. David shares his background in podcasting and his passion for creating audio content. He discusses his other podcast, "MedusPod," an audio fiction anthology series featuring sci-fi, fantasy, and horror stories. David also talks about his experience with live streaming and the challenges and benefits of producing live shows. He shares the story of a dart accident from his childhood and how it shaped his perspective on life. Throughout the conversation, David emphasizes the importance of community and engagement in podcasting.Notable Quotes:"The live experience is a whole different experience. It feels more like you're part of a community." - David Medus"We don't make a really detailed list of facts. We kind of just leave the websites open. So as we're reading them, it's the first time we've read them a lot of the times." - David Medus"I want to do a live show, like the old live radio dramas of yesteryear. With the technology now, it's possible and doable." - David MedusConnect with David:Fun Fact Friday with Leila and DavidMedusPodMedus MediaMentioned in this episode:Who Are These Podcasts? We Listen to Podcasts so You Don't Have ToProducts I Use for My Other Podcast Is...Note: these may contain affiliate links, so I may get a small percentage of any product you buy/use when using my link.My equipment:Shure SM7B dynamic micTZ Audio Stellar X2 condenser micRodecaster Pro II audio production studioSony MDR-7506 Studio Monitor HeadphonesJOBY Wavo Boom ArmElgato Wave Mic Arm Low ProfileRecommended resources:Captivate.fmSubstackBoomcaster remote interviewingMentioned in this episode:Leave a review!If you enjoy My Other Podcast Is, I'd be super grateful if you were to leave a review or rating on any of these podcast apps - thank you!Leave a review!Follow and Watch For FreeThanks for listening. To make sure you don't miss an episode, follow for free on your favourite podcast app, or watch new episodes on YouTube (and be sure to like and subscribe!).Watch on YouTubeThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: OP3 -...
Three Podcast Newsletters to Help You Be a Better Podcaster
24-03-2024
Three Podcast Newsletters to Help You Be a Better Podcaster
The goal of One Minute Podcast Tips is to help you be a better podcaster, and hopefully that's the case with each episode. However, there are also some other great resources for this, including podcast newsletters, and here are my top three recommendations for newsletters that help you be a better podcaster.Further reading/listeningPodnews Weekly Review - PodcastLearn Podcasting: Blogs, Resources & Education from CaptivateThe Weekly Tweak, from Ashley HamerPodnews podcasting newsProducts I Use for One Minute Podcast TipsNote: these contain affiliate links, so I may get a small percentage of any product you buy/use when using my link.My equipment:Shure SM7B dynamic micTZ Audio Stellar X2 condenser micRodecaster Pro II audio production studioSony MDR-7506 Studio Monitor HeadphonesJOBY Wavo Boom ArmElgato Wave Mic Arm Low ProfileRecommended resources:Captivate.fmSubstackBoomcaster remote interviewingLeave a review:Review One Minute Podcast TipsMentioned in this episode:Recommend the showHelp your friends and other podcasters discover One Minute Podcast Tips, by sharing/recommending this episode and/or the show with them!Share the showFan of the show?If One Minute Podcast Tips helps you be a better podcaster, show your support with a one-off tip to say thanks to Danny!Support One Minute Podcast TipsThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: OP3 - https://op3.dev/privacyChartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
A Quick Intro to Two Awesome and FUN New Podcasts Involving Yours Truly!
21-03-2024
A Quick Intro to Two Awesome and FUN New Podcasts Involving Yours Truly!
In this bonus episode of One Minute Podcast Tips, I wanted to introduce you to two new podcasts I'm part of - In & Around Podcasting that I co-host with Mark Asquith, and My Other Podcast Is that I'm the host of.Listen to the trailers and check out the new shows below!Further reading/listeningMy Other Podcast Is - YouTubeIn & Around Podcasting - YouTubeMark Asquith, That British Podcast Guy (@MrAsquith) / XMy Other Podcast IsIn & Around Podcasting • Powerful Podcasting PerspectivesProducts I Use for One Minute Podcast TipsNote: these contain affiliate links, so I may get a small percentage of any product you buy/use when using my link.My equipment:Shure SM7B dynamic micTZ Audio Stellar X2 condenser micRodecaster Pro II audio production studioSony MDR-7506 Studio Monitor HeadphonesJOBY Wavo Boom ArmElgato Wave Mic Arm Low ProfileRecommended resources:Captivate.fmSubstackBoomcaster remote interviewingLeave a review:Review One Minute Podcast TipsMentioned in this episode:Fan of the show?If One Minute Podcast Tips helps you be a better podcaster, show your support with a one-off tip to say thanks to Danny!Support One Minute Podcast TipsRecommend the showHelp your friends and other podcasters discover One Minute Podcast Tips, by sharing/recommending this episode and/or the show with them!Share the showThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: OP3 - https://op3.dev/privacyChartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Why You Should Pitch Your Podcast News to Industry Newsletters
17-03-2024
Why You Should Pitch Your Podcast News to Industry Newsletters
Last week, I published the first episode of a brand new podcast. As part of the run up to that, I shared the upcoming publish info with various industry newsletters, and asked if they'd be willing to share with their readers.As a result, the first episode received over 1,000 listeners on day one, many of which came from these newsletters. Here's why you should be pitching your podcasting news, and some do's and don'ts around that.Further reading/listeningMy Other Podcast Is, from Danny BrownProducts I Use for One Minute Podcast TipsNote: these contain affiliate links, so I may get a small percentage of any product you buy/use when using my link.My equipment:Shure SM7B dynamic micTZ Audio Stellar X2 condenser micRodecaster Pro II audio production studioSony MDR-7506 Studio Monitor HeadphonesJOBY Wavo Boom ArmElgato Wave Mic Arm Low ProfileRecommended resources:Captivate.fmSubstackBoomcaster remote interviewingLeave a review:Review One Minute Podcast TipsMentioned in this episode:Recommend the showHelp your friends and other podcasters discover One Minute Podcast Tips, by sharing/recommending this episode and/or the show with them!Share the showFan of the show?If One Minute Podcast Tips helps you be a better podcaster, show your support with a one-off tip to say thanks to Danny!Support One Minute Podcast TipsThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: OP3 - https://op3.dev/privacyChartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Gareth Davies of The Music Room - How Staying Out of the Limelight Led to Podcast Success
14-03-2024
Gareth Davies of The Music Room - How Staying Out of the Limelight Led to Podcast Success
In this episode, Danny Brown interviews Gareth Davies, a media composer and audio producer at The Sound Boutique. Gareth shares his experience working on TV shows like "Toad & Friends" and "Scream Street" and discusses the challenges and rewards of composing music for these productions. They also delve into Gareth's main podcast, "The Music Room," which serves as a valuable resource for musicians and composers, offering insights, advice, and a supportive community. Additionally, they explore Gareth's other podcast, "Podcasting People," which focuses on the podcasting industry and features interviews with various professionals in the field.Notable Quotes:"I love the teamwork that happens around productions, much the same as podcast productions. You have a team where you're getting everything together and working towards the same goal." - Gareth Davis"The Music Room is for people entering the industry who might feel a bit daunted by it. It's for people trying to navigate their way through their careers." - Gareth Davis"Podcasting People is about gaining insights, speaking to people working in the industry, and bringing people together to put human faces on these roles." - Gareth DavisConnect with GarethPodcasting PeopleThe Music RoomThe Sound BoutiqueMentioned in this episode:BBC Sounds - Doctor Who: RedactedSpringleafNo Such Thing As A FishProducts I Use for My Other Podcast Is...Note: these may contain affiliate links, so I may get a small percentage of any product you buy/use when using my link.My equipment:Shure SM7B dynamic micTZ Audio Stellar X2 condenser micRodecaster Pro II audio production studioSony MDR-7506 Studio Monitor HeadphonesJOBY Wavo Boom ArmElgato Wave Mic Arm Low ProfileRecommended resources:Captivate.fmSubstackBoomcaster remote interviewingMentioned in this episode:Leave a review!If you enjoy My Other Podcast Is, I'd be super grateful if you were to leave a review or rating on any of these podcast apps - thank you!Leave a review!Follow and Watch For FreeThanks for listening. To make sure you don't miss an episode, follow for free on your favourite podcast app, or watch new episodes on YouTube (and be sure
Introducing My Other Podcast Is...
01-03-2024
Introducing My Other Podcast Is...
Get set for a podcasting journey that's a little off the beaten path! Imagine if your favourite tech podcaster took a detour into the world of drunk space cats, or your go-to true crime expert explored the quirky love lives of sloths in Central America.That's exactly what My Other Podcast Is... will introduce you to, showing you a side of your favourite podcast hosts you never knew existed! Join me, Danny Brown, as we dive into the hidden gems of each podcaster's other, lesser-known show that is the complete opposite that listeners of their main podcast would expect.From the surprising to the fantastical, every episode will bring you a fun and lively chat with some of your favourite podcasters, and some soon-to-be favourites, and delve into the other podcast their regular listeners may not even know about.Released bi-weekly on Thursday mornings, My Other Podcast Is... promises to be a fun trip down the rabbit holes of some truly surprising podcasts. Follow for free on your favourite podcast app, or listen online at My Other Podcast Is..., and be prepared for the unexpected!Products I Use for My Other Podcast Is...Note: these may contain affiliate links, so I may get a small percentage of any product you buy/use when using my link.My equipment:Shure SM7B dynamic micTZ Audio Stellar X2 condenser micRodecaster Pro II audio production studioSony MDR-7506 Studio Monitor HeadphonesJOBY Wavo Boom ArmElgato Wave Mic Arm Low ProfileRecommended resources:Captivate.fmSubstackBoomcaster remote interviewingThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: OP3 - https://op3.dev/privacyChartable - https://chartable.com/privacy