Mickenzie Vought

Mickenzie Vought

Mickenzie Vought is an expert podcast content strategist. She is also the Producer and Co-Host of the Living Centered Podcast, a leading emotional wellness podcast.

Appears in 40 Episodes

39. Google Podcasts is DEAD (and how this affects you)

April 2, 2024 marks the end of Google Podcasts as Google makes a significant shift towards hosting podcasts on YouTube Music. What does that mean for your show? And wh...

38. How to STEAL Like a Podcaster

Have you heard of the bestselling book 'Steal Like an Artist'? Well, today we're going to teach how to steal like a podcaster — how to overcome creativity slumps and r...

37. Steps to Launching a Podcast [RE AIR]

Welcome back to the Podcircle Podcast! For those of you who recently found the podcast, we're re-airing one of our most popular episodes. “I have an idea, let’s push r...

36. Did Your Download Numbers Just Tank? Here's Why. [RE AIR]

We're re-airing one of most popular episodes of the Podcircle Podcast this week. If you've notice a big change in your download numbers, tune in — it may not actually ...

35. Why You SHOULDN'T Start a Podcast (and 4 Reasons You Should) [RE AIR]

This week, we're re-airing our very first (and most popular) episode of the Podcircle Podcast. If you're new to the show, we wanted to introduce ourselves by going bac...

34. Identifying & Engaging Your Ideal Podcast Audience

We are delving into the crucial distinction between a target market and a target audience and emphasizing the importance of specificity in content creation to effectiv...

33. Profitable Podcasting: 5 Ways to SELL with your Podcast

This week, we're sharing 5 strategic ways podcasters can promote and sell their products and services. We emphasis the importance of building trust and rapport by free...

32. FIVE Questions to Ask BEFORE Starting a Podcast

What is the 'why' behind starting a podcast? How do you set clear goals and identify your ideal listener? What success looks like in your show? These are all crucial q...

31. Why Your Podcast Shouldn't be a Hobby

Podcasting is an EXPENSIVE hobby — if that's all that it is. In this episode, we're talking about why treating your podcast purely as a hobby is a bad idea. The challe...

30. SIX Reasons Your Business NEEDS a Podcast

The best way to optimize your time and effectively market your business is to start a podcast. Does that sound counterintuitive? "But I thought maintaining a consisten...

29. Boost Podcast Engagement with These AI Tools

We're continuing our discussion on the role of AI in podcasting. In this episode, we're deep diving on the use of AI for video captions, video post-production, and var...

28. NEW AI Tools for Podcasters: Riverside vs. Descript

AI, oh my! We're comparing 2 popular platforms for modern podcasters — Riverside.fm and Descript. At first glance, you may think these are totally different platforms....

27. Why Podcasters Are Ditching Zoom for Riverside

This week, we're talking about the top 6 reasons podcasters are abandoning Zoom for remote recording platforms Riverside.fm. We talk about Zoom's quick rise during COV...

26. Did Your Download Numbers Just Tank? Here's Why.

Did your download numbers drop late last year? We discuss the recent iOS 17 update, its impact on your podcast downloads and why this shift isn't necessarily a sign th...

25. Hiring a Podcast Producer | Assembling a Podcast Team

Does your podcast feel like a weekly crisis? "Oh no, we need to record an episode for next week!" You might need a podcast producer. We're going to talk about exactly ...

24. Hiring a Podcast Marketer | Assembling Your Podcast Team

You probably aren't a marketer — and that's OKAY! You didn't start a podcast to THEN spend your time figuring out how to market it and grow your show. In this episode,...

23. Hiring a Podcast Editor | Assembling Your Podcast Team

The joke in podcasting is that you spend 30 minutes recording a podcast AND THEN spend 3 hours editing it. That's not a very good use of your time and it ultimately le...

22. Outsource Your Weaknesses & Stop Doing it All

You have the same amount of hours in the day as Beyoncé, right? The difference — Beyoncé is outsourcing her weaknesses. We tend to think we can do it all ourselves. We...

21. Where Listeners Will Discover YOUR Podcast in 2024

We're diving into how podcast discoverability trends are evolving into 2024. For the longest time, podcasters have relied on new listeners finding their show organical...

20. FIVE Podcast Trends to Be Aware of in 2024

Spotify, Apple, AI — oh my! We're breaking down the 5 trends that we see for the podcasting world for 2024. Video podcasting is here to stay, AI podcasting tools are o...

19. Six Ways to Start STRONG in 2024

With 2024 just around the corner, we reflect on 6 common themes that we've discussed with you all this year. We believe if you take these principles into next year and...

18. How Dynamic Ads Can SUPERCHARGE Your Podcast

Dynamic ads are the way of the future — plain and simple. We're going to talk about why you should STOP baking your ads into your podcast episodes (and what that means...

17. Our TOP PICK for Podcast Hosting | An in-depth review

Today, we’re going to answer the question — Which podcast hosting platform is right for you? We’re breaking down 7 popular podcast hosting platforms, discussing their ...

16. What is Podcast Hosting (and which platform is right for you)?

We're talking all about podcast hosting platforms! If you've been in the podcasting space for long, you've heard of names like Libsyn, Buzzsprout and Anchor — but do y...

15. Our FAVORITE Podcasts in Each Format

Last week we talked all about choosing the right episode format for you and your audience. This week we’re diving into the four formats we outlined and laying our some...

14. Choosing the Best Episode Format for YOUR Podcast

Today we’re talking all about podcast episode formats — and how to choose the right format for your strengths, goals and audience. We’ll briefly break down the 4 diffe...

13. FIVE Ways to Grow Your Podcast Audience

We're serving up 5 quick tips on how to grow your podcast. It's a felt need for every podcaster. And the good news is that you can implement these tips right away. Joi...

12. What To Do When You're Out of Ideas

It happens to the best of us! You actually have way more ideas than you think — but how do you access them? And if you’re just starting out, our prediction is that it ...

11. Should You Start a Video Podcast?

You may have noticed that many of your favorite audio podcasts have recently started releasing video podcasts on YouTube. We're going to talk about why that is — becau...

10. Converting Social Followers into Podcast Subscribers

By now, you know that promoting your podcast episodes on social media is an absolute must. But how do you convert your social media followers into podcast subscribers?...

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