Last week, I published the 6th episode of Automation Masters and I am quite happy with how the project is going so far. I was able to consistently put new content out every two weeks, which is in part due to the fact that I had built a healthy backlog early on.
I am currently re-evaluating how to proceed with this, mainly because it is time-consuming and still runs at a loss with all the expenses that occur.
That said, I am still learning new things from my guests and networking is a nice side-effect. But the most important aspect is that I am pushing my own edge with this. This is my first public project and I can see progress – except for the sound quality in the last episode.
There are two main takeaways at this point:
For anyone considering to launch a podcast, I recommend spending more time on evaluating the market at the beginning: How many people are interested in it? Who are the true thought leaders in that space and are you able to connect with them? What topics are others talking about and how can you add to that?