In the Recorded Content podcast episode, “Why mixing up your podcast format helps you maintain momentum with Camille Trent,” host Justin Brown and guest Camille Trent, Director of Content & Community at PeerSignal, discuss the benefits of diversifying podcast formats. They delve into the challenges of interview-based podcasts and how solo episodes can add variety and engage the audience. However, they caution that solo episodes require practice and may not go smoothly the first time.
The episode emphasizes the growth of the host into an industry expert by interviewing other experts. The discussion also highlights the importance of preparation, especially for solo episodes, and the need to invest extra time in the beginning to ensure a smooth process later.
Camille shares her experience of hosting solo episodes and provides tips for making them work. She also discusses the concept of “Russian doll” in content marketing, which involves expanding micro-content and condensing macro content. The episode concludes with the advice that podcast hosts should keep the content exciting to maintain momentum and avoid boredom.