Amar Vyas is an author, speaker, a fellow podcaster and an entrepreneur. He has written three released books so far and several others releasing very soon. He is also the voice behind some of the very popular indian podcasts – My Kitaab and and recently Baalgatha, both of which have received widespread popularity. He also started a digital media company called Kamakshi Media, which does custom podcasts for businesses. I am so excited here to have him on REPodcast to discuss about podcasting in India – the challenges, opportunities and his amazing journey.
In this episode, we talk about:
- How Amar got into podcasting
- Is this the right time to jump onto the podcasting bandwagon?
- How the first podcast: My Kitaab came about
- Conversational vs. monologue format for podcasts – which might be better?
- Once Amar decided to podcast, how did he go about starting it
- How much time does it take to produce one episode
- The biggest learning Amar had from his first podcast – and a lot of podcasters make it too
- How to find out what your audience is interested in hearing?
- How Amar boosted his followers by doing less work
- Can podcasts fail? YES – listen to Amar talking about how to identify if your podcast is failing
- How Amar used WhatsApp to test the market for his popular podcast Baalgatha
- What does a week in the life of a full-time podcaster looks like?
- How easy is it to make money for a podcaster
- Why should businesses start a podcast of their own
Links to relevant resources:
- BaalGatha Podcast
- Kamakshi Media
- Follow Baal Gatha on Instagram
- Blog Post: how can businesses benefit form Podcasts
- Case Study: How E-Cube Energy Benefitted from creating a podcast series
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A huge thank-you to Amar Vyas for joining me for this amazing episode. Until next time, Keep Rocking!