The Business of Podcasting Ep049: Is Your Podcast Worth The Effort? Signs It’s Time To Stop Or Pivot

Has your podcast become a chore for you lately? Do you feel demotivated by your downloads and conversions… and second-guess if your show is worth all the effort?

If you answered yes, then now is the perfect opportunity for you to ask this crucial question:
Should I continue, pivot, or stop my podcast?

There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to this dilemma, so we dedicated an entire episode to help you determine what’s right for your podcast.

Today, we talk about the importance of regularly evaluating your podcast even when it’s doing well, and which metrics to keep track of.

Plus, we guide you through the steps you need to take after making a decision based on your assessment.

Is your podcast still worth the effort? Tune in to find out.

Episode Highlights:

  1. Welcome to The Business of Podcasting! [00:00]
  2. The question ALL podcasters need to regularly ask [01:58]
  3. Why podcasters avoid asking whether they should stop, pivot, or continue [05:47]
  4. Why Charley and Grant decided to stop their first podcasts [08:36]
  5. Different ways to pivot a podcast [13:02]
  6. When to attempt another pivot after doing one [18:06]
  7. Should you delete your podcast after deciding to stop? [21:10]
  8. Metrics to track to see if you should continue your podcast [25:08]
  9. How to know what type of pivot fits your podcast [28:53]
  10. How to know if you should stop your podcast [34:34]
  11. Biggest takeaways from the episode [37:55]

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