Podcast Junkies

280 Anna Furmanov – Forever a Creator & Podcaster

Harry welcomes to the show marketing consultant, creator and entrepreneur, Anna Furmanov. Anna is the founder of Furmanov Marketing Consulting and ever since she was young, she’s wanted to be a creator. Anna is also the host of the Modern Startup Marketing Podcast, a show that shines a light on those startups that are taking…

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279 Todd Brown – Different Gets Attention

Harry welcomes to the show podcaster and master marketer, Todd Brown. Todd Brown is the expert other experts go to when they need help with their own business. His list of coaching students, consulting clients, and subscribers reads like a Who’s Who of A-List Entrepreneurs. Todd is also the host of The Marketer’s Mind, a…

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278 Ponyboy Pol – Be Creative, Stay Humble

Harry welcomes to the show, budding content creator and host of the Pol and Pals Podcast, Ponyboy Pol. Pol and Pals is a podcast where Ponyboy Pol interviews his content creator pals who are creating the life they want to live. In this episode, Harry and Pol share a rich discussion on Pol’s background as…

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277 Bill Barol & Mat Ricard – Creators Respecting Creators

Harry welcomes to the show, co-hosts of the Imagination and Junk podcast, Bill Barol & Mat Ricardo. Bill is a writer and podcast creator who has gained critical acclaim for his work on the podcast HOME: Stories from L.A. Mat is a performer, modern-day vaudeville and one of the greatest variety artists working today. This…

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276 Joe Casabona – Curiosity Beats Criticism

Harry welcomes to the show, educator, author and podcast consultant, Joe Casabona. Joe is the host of How I Built It, a podcast that provides insight from tech savvy small business owners and developers on how they built their products, from idea to execution.

In this episode, Harry and Joe talk about Joe’s circuitous route to entrepreneurship, from a stint teaching at the collegiate level to eventually reaching self-employment and launching his own podcasting company. Joe opens up about his prior role at an agency and the decision to leave to pursue his passion. He shares lessons he’s learned throughout the years, including why curiosity is a major key success factor in life. Finally, Joe shares something he’s changed his mind about recently and speaks to why his inquisitive nature has made him a naturally gifted podcast host.

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275 Jen Briney – Talking Government, Not Politics

Harry welcomes to the show, executive producer and podcast host, Jen Briney. Jen is the host of the Congressional Dish Podcast, a twice-monthly show that aims to draw attention to where the American people truly have power: Congress. From the perspective of a fed up taxpayer with no allegiance to any political party, Jen fills her listeners in on the must-know information about what our representatives do AFTER the elections and how their actions can and will affect our day to day lives.

In this episode, Harry and Jen talk about the genesis of Jen’s Congressional Dish podcast and why it’s focused more on government than politics. Have you ever wondered why we focus more on the Presidency than Congress, the branch of government that writes, debates and passes the bills that become laws that impact our daily lives? Jen talks about crypto, the political awakening that is happening in our society today and the power of being informed.

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274 Jason DeFillippo – A Brief History of Podcasting

Harry welcomes to the show, professional podcast producer, editor and host, Jason DeFillippo. Jason is the co-host of Grumpy Old Geeks, a no-holds-barred show about the Internet and how it’s affecting our lives for good or bad. Since 1994, Jason’s launched hundreds of websites as either a programmer, designer or founder. Almost eight years ago, he pivoted from programming to full time podcast producer, editor, and host.

In this episode, Harry and Jason geek out over the podcast industry, how far they’ve both come as professional podcasters and what the future holds for the medium. Jason opens up about his journey as a podcaster, specifically how he’s honed his hosting skills and what inspired him to start Grumpy Old Geeks. He speaks to the work he did on the Art of Charm, the impact COVID- 19 had on podcast downloads and his feelings on dynamic ads and monetization.

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273 Agnes Kozera – A Content Creation Champion

Harry welcomes to the show Agnes Kozera, SVP and co-head of PodCorn, the largest podcast platform, connecting podcasters with advertisers for native sponsorships. Agnes is passionate about building tools that empower and support the growth of brands and content creators across different mediums.

In this episode, Harry and Agnes talk about the traits and characteristics that make successful entrepreneurs and why immigrants tend to have a strong work ethic that aligns well with entrepreneurship. Agnes speaks to her passion for content creation and what inspired her to launch Podcorn. She reflects on the journey from start-up to being acquired by Google and the challenges and opportunities that arose from the acquisition. Finally, Agnes talks about why she identifies herself as a champion for content creators everywhere.

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272 Corinna Bellizzi – Fulfilling a Growing Need for Change

Harry welcomes to the show, entrepreneur, podcaster and proponent of social impact and sustainability, Corinna Bellizzi. Corinna is the host of Care More Be Better: A Social Impact + Sustainability Podcast, a show that shares the stories of inspired people that are committed to social good.

In this episode, Harry and Corinna engage in a meaningful examination of social impact and the growing need for positive change. Corinna opens up about her podcast journey, how she formats her episodes and how she identifies which guests to interview. They go on to talk about Corinna’s passion for cars, something she’s changed her mind about recently and the ethos of her podcast.

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271 Mealey & Tudisco – Edupoding the Masses/Edupodcation

Harry welcomes to the show, teachers and podcast hosts, Mealey & Tudsicso. Mealey and Tudisco are the hosts of Unprofessional Development, a show that showcases real teachers telling real stories and sharing their wisdom, insights and experience from the world of education. In this episode, Mealey & Tudisco share the story of how they met and what inspired them to bring their unique perspective on education to a podcast. They talk about their own real-life stories from the classroom and reflect on their growth as podcast hosts. Finally, they discuss how the global pandemic impacted their podcast and regale the audience with the backstory of how they attained an unbelievable guest for their show.

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