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CEO & Executive Podcast Producer, Earfluence
About the Author
As the CEO and Executive Producer at Earfluence, Jason Gillikin gets to hear experts tell their stories for a living! Having come from a digital marketing background, Jason thrives on amplifying Earfluence podcasts to reach their most impactful audiences. Jason finds inspiration in the storytelling of Wondery, the preparation of Guy Raz, the determination of his wife (also a podcast host), and the curiosity of his three daughters.

Launch Your Podcast in 30 Days: 10 Step Guide

There are so many reasons to start a podcast. Maybe you want to… …amplify your expertise (you know we do!), showing potential partners, prospects or great hires who you are and what you know. …network with prospects, clients, talent and thought leaders in your industry. …create a content engine that can be repurposed for social…

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Entrepreneurship and a Healthy Lifestyle: Can You Have Both?

When I thought about leaving my 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to start my entrepreneurial journey, one of the perks of making my own hours was freedom. Freedom from the constrictions of going to the office every day. Freedom to pick up my girls from school whenever I wanted to. Freedom to work out at…

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SEO in Podcasting: How to Optimize Your Podcast for Google Search

Search engine optimization traffic is one of the most significant ways to boost the number of views or listens to any podcast or digital content. At Earfluence, we’ve noticed a 1,300% increase in search traffic from quarter one in 2020 to quarter one in 2021! Prior to following my passion for podcasting two years ago,…

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10 Tips for Remote Podcast Interviews

One of these days we’ll get back to in-person recordings. But for now, in this new work from home world, we are going to be doing a lot of podcast recordings remote. So here are some tips for both the host and guest for getting the best sound quality AND the best content. 1)    Get an…

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The Rise of Earfluence

(The Rise of Earfluence Whitepaper by Donald Thompson) Letter from the CEO: In my meetings and conversations with Donald Thompson, I’ve heard his passion for finding innovative ways to make the businesses he works with and their clients more valuable. And once he gets going, you better be ready with a notepad or a laptop…

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How I Partnered with Donald Thompson to Form Earfluence

Looking back, partnering with Donald Thompson was bound to happen. There were too many coincidences and connections to ignore. I’ve known about Walk West since before the beginning, when it was “O3 Creative”. I first met founder Brian Onorio back in the fall of 2009. He took me to a UNC vs. NC State football…

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Six Reasons Your Business Needs a Podcast

Over the past couple of years, you’ve probably been in a meeting or two where someone on the team brings up podcasting. “We should be podcasting!” they say with excitement.  And why not? Everyone seems to have a list of podcasts that they recommend to you, and the popularity of podcast listening is growing every…

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