Feedback helps me improve.
Mentioned in this episode
Listener feedback survey (google form): https://bit.ly/3x7sSKG
Podcast Review Show https://www.podcastreviewshow.com
Want to get reviewed? Use this link: https://www.podcastreviewshow.com/reviewme
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✅Business website https://www.thepharmacistsvoice.com
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✅Pronounce Drug Names Like a Pro © Online Course https://www.kimnewlove.com
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Highlights from this episode
When I worked in clinical pharmacy practice, knowing what I needed to work on helped me become a better pharmacist. Feedback isn’t always positive, but it is helpful.
Working with coaches as a voice actor is helpful. I get feedback from an experienced and trustworthy person who has a good set of ears. As a result, my performance improves.
Not getting feedback is frustrating. If I don’t know something is wrong, I can’t fix it.
As a podcaster, I can’t see my blindspots…but I want to know if I have some and what they are! I would definitely like feedback from my listeners. Please fill out the listener survey by July 31, 2021. Here’s a link to a google form: https://bit.ly/3x7sSKG
I found another way to get feedback about my podcast. I got reviewed on the Podcast Review Show by podcast consultants, Dave Jackson and Erik K. Johnson. They reviewed episodes 84 and 93 of my podcast. Episode 84 is a solo show. Episode 93 is an interview show.
I won’t share every single point they made about my podcast, but I’ll tell you 10 things I learned.
- I need to ask my audience to share my podcast with a friend.
- It’s good to wrap up a show with a take-away.
- I need to share more about myself during my interview shows.
- I need to read my podcast intros faster and sound less stiff.
- During interview shows, I need to avoid asking questions and offering answers. Plus, I should not give guests a bank of questions (unless their legal dept requires it).
- I need to be less shy about editing. It’s ok to edit an interview to keep the momentum of the conversation going and keep the listeners engaged.
- Redirecting guests is good for the listeners. I need to politely interrupt guests in order to keep interviews on track.
- Explain why listeners should go to my website. Ex: show notes, to hire me, to hear my demo, to access links to podcast players.
- Have a “word of the week” to advertise my Drug name pronunciation course, which is called Pronounce Drug Names Like a Pro. You can find it at https://www.kimnewlove.com
- I sound a little stiff in my solo shows. I need to go for conversational, fun, and warm.
The big take-away from this episode is that getting feedback is a good thing.
Thank you for listening to episode 106 of The Pharmacist’s Voice ® Podcast!