By The Book: The Structure of Incredible Episodes (ft. Kristen Meinzer)

By The Book: The Structure of Incredible Episodes (ft. Kristen Meinzer)
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By The Book: The Structure of Incredible Episodes (ft. Kristen Meinzer)

Mar 22 2021 | 00:43:33

Episode March 22, 2021 00:43:33

Show Notes

On this episode we are so excited to feature podcasting superstar (or as we say on the show, superhero!) Kristen Meinzer. And we’re breaking down By the Book—the hit show Kristen co-created and co-hosts with Joleta Greenberg—which is going into its eighth season!

Kristen brings her wealth of knowledge as someone who’s been in the industry for over a decade; who’s hosted, produced, and created numerous shows; and who’s written the must-read book for podcast creators: So You Want to Start a Podcast: Finding Your Voice, Telling Your Story, and Building a Community That Will Listen.

Host Jay Acunzo and Kristen get into many key topics, like why structure is a must, ways to connect with your audience, how to deal with listener criticism, and why you should focus on your show’s content instead of obsessing over your microphone—and more.

This is a great one, featuring one of the best in the business; you won’t want to miss it!


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By the Book can be found here:

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Find Kristen and Joleta’s book based on By the Book, How to be Fine:

Find Kristen’s book, So You Want to Start a Podcast:

From Play It Forward: This week’s recommended podcast is Movie Therapy with Rafer and Kristen:

Follow 3 Clips host Jay Acunzo on Twitter here:

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