Rock Your Mic Right

Rock Your Mic Right

Karly Nimmo
Mar 05, 2020 10 min

An announcement and honouring your creative muse

In today's episode of Rock Your Mic Right, Karly is talking about honouring your creative muse. She talks about inspiration and consistency, and she is also announcing that she will not be posting Rock Your Mic Right episodes every week. 00:54 - "Consistency is no longer a question. Commitment is not longer a question" 03:12 - There is a difference between hard work and hard slog 04:56 - Three pillars of podcasting 05:31 - An announcement about Rock Your Mic Right 07:35 - Consistency doesn't need to look any certain way To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com
Feb 27, 2020 10 min

Monetizing a podcast - its a business

In today's episode of Rock Your Mic Right, Karly is talking about podcast monetizing. She talks about the ways to make money from podcasting, but also about the ways that podcasting is good for us. 01:45 - Monetizing a podcast is building a business 03:05 - Unless you're working as a podcast proffesional, you're making money in indirect ways 05:20 - Why do you want to start a podcast and what's in it for you? 09:01 - Podcasting is here as a tool for storytelling To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com
Feb 20, 2020 15 min

Podcast Guest Onboarding

Today in Rock Your Mic Right, Karly is talking about podcast guest onboarding. She gives us tips on how to work with our guest by sharing the examples of the way she is doing it. 01:11 - Get yourself into a scheduling system 02:58 - Don't ask for answers to the questions that you will be asking on a show 05:52 - Set the tone and let them know the details 10:45 - The worst feeling is not knowing where the show is gonna happen 11:41 - You want to make sure that they have what they need To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com
Feb 13, 2020 12 min

Podcasters magical thinking

In this episode of Rock Your Mic Right, Karly talks about podcasters magical thinking. She explains that a successful podcast requires a lot of work and that we should know our expectations if our show is simple. 01:41 - If you want to monetize your podcast, it is a business and business requires you to work 03:10 - What does it take to create an externally successful podcast? 05:32 - If you got a simple show expect it to take a little longer to grow 07:08 - Podcasting is a great tool for expression 08:53 - We have to reframe the way we see downloads To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com
Feb 06, 2020 14 min

How do I record and structure a solo podcast episode

In today's episode of Rock Your Mic Right, Karly talks about how to record and structure a solo podcast episode. She is explaining us why solo podcast is a good idea and she gives us a lot of tips while telling us her way of doing it. 01:33 - We do what we have to do as podcasters to get our content out there 03:18 - Injecting a little bit more you into your show can be a really great way for people to connect with you 04:55 - Don't let yourself be turned off by thinking that you don't have enough to say 06:12 - How do I do this often batching? 08:24 - What comes next is some kind of structure 10:57 - Having some kind of way to end really helps you be able to end rather than just go on To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com
Jan 30, 2020 6 min

Experiments in Podcasting - exploring the Netflix style binge release

Today in Rock Your Mic Right, Karly talks about experiments in podcasting and exploring the Netflix style binge experiment that she has done. She shares her opinion and her experience, while also explaining us how there is only one style of podcasting that can work with Netflix style binge. 00:44 - The Netflix binge experiment 01:36 - "I thought that's how people consume because we know that podcast listeners are binge listening to our shows" 04:05 - "I didn't get the downloads that I anticipated" 04:52 - It needs to be really good content in order for you to make it binge worthy To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com
Jan 23, 2020 17 min

The wonderful side effects of podcasting

In this episode of Rock Your Mic Right, Karly is doing a self promotion. She is talking about Frequency and the wonderful side effects of podcasting. She shares stories of three students who joined Frequency last round for the startup group. 01:25 - When you actually go live it is life changing 02:35 - Karly is sharing three of the students who joined Frequency 04:29 - "Having the ongoing support has been a really huge deal" 06:31 - "Karly helped me over last six months to find my voice and to refine my message" 09:55 - "This experience has been very powerful to me" 12:47 - Karly is talking about Frequency and what is included in the program To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com
Jan 16, 2020 14 min

Lazy Podcast Practices

In this episode of Rock Your Mic Right, Karly is talking about lazy podcast practices. She is highlighting the area that could be worth exploring for improvement and she is giving us some tips on how to improve our interview skills. 00:16 - The beginning and the end of the show can be quite awkward 02:36 - We should consider not reading the bio 05:11 - We should find ways to make our interviews start smooth and transition easily 10:11 - Come up with a line to end with and come up with a different way to start 11:10 - What can you do to make people wanna stick around? To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com
Jan 09, 2020 11 min

The 3 Pillars of Podcast - Part 3 - Hone Your Craft

Today's episode of Rock Your Mic Right is about the last pillar of podcasts - hone your craft. In this episode, Karly is giving us tips on how to hone the craft and how to improve our skills and make our podcasts better. 02:01 - If the show is good enough, the word will spread 04:57 - It's all about plate spinning 06:18 - Start learning some skills 07:43 - Hone your craft is all about taking what you have and making it better 09:17 - The only way we get it right is by getting it wrong To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com
Jan 02, 2020 8 min

The 3 Pillars of Podcast - Part 2 - Honour The Medium

Second episode of Rock Your Mic Right in which Karly is talking about the 3 pillars of podcast is all about honouring the medium. She is explaining why podcast is such a powerful medium while also giving us tips on how to improve. 00:37 - Knowing podcast listener behavior 02:37 - Podcast is such a powerful medium because people are not having to disconnect from what they are doing 04:42 - Audio is all we have so our audio needs to be decent 06:17 - Recording environment is the first thing we have to fix To connect with Karly follow her on instagram, or drop her a line with your topic ideas and questions at karlynimmo.com
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