Sometimes the best way to save your podcast, is to take a break from podcasting. This week we talk the concept of taking a break from podcasting, why it can be important to take a break from podcasting, how you might utilize taking a break from podcasting, and recognizing when it might be time to take a break from podcasting.
We also have an important announcement at the end of this segment – we will be taking a break from Better Podcasting.
In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we tell you why we are changing our position – and can NO LONGER recommend Magix Vegas Movie Studio.
In our Better Podback, we have a listener who purchased a PodTrak P4, and our Discord might be experience a Mandela Effect about it.
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Main Topic: Taking A Break From Podcasting
- In 2021, the podcast industry is better positioned for taking a break from podcasting
- How seasons have helped prepare consumers for a break in podcasts
- Hobby podcast priorities may be different than professional podcasting
- Hobby podcasters should always consider personal fun as a top priority
- Why might you consider taking a break from podcasting?
- Determining the difference between needing a sustained break and just having a difficult week to get through
- Life changes that might impact your need to take a break
- Personal life events can cause you to take a break from podcasting
- What about if you need to rework HOW hobby podcasting can fit in to your life balance
- How changes in your podcast passion that might indicate it’s time to take a break
- Taking a break may be required for you to keep hobby podcasting sustainable for you
- Recognize that some of your audience might not come back to your podcast
- When you announce your break, only share what you’re comfortable with sharing
- You don’t have to share the reason why you’re taking a break, and once you’ve shared, you can’t unshare
- How to set things up for a return to your podcast
- How announcing a return date can be helpful
- What to do if you don’t have a specific return date
- If you decide not to come back, close up the show officially (don’t leave your audience in limbo)
- What should you do while you’re taking a break?
- If you need time to recharge or need to take a break due to life changes reasons – take the time for your own personal needs
- Some people need to dedicate time to focusing solely on non-podcasting activities
- As podcasting is your hobby, perhaps you want to try new hobbies while you’re taking a break?
- You can successfully take a break from podcasting, while also slowly working on revising your podcast
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Other Links of Relevance
After recording this week’s episode, we saw on the Vegas Community Forum a couple posts that we thought were important to link to:
- Potential Experience Attempting / Seeing An Upgrade Notification
- Another Potential Experience Attempting to Get Refund
- Movie Studio 18 vs Vegas Movie Studio Explanation
- Movie Studio Zen – Forum Post About Confusing