Breaking a podcast funk w/ Jonathan Jones

Breaking a podcast funk w/ Jonathan Jones

On this episode of the Audience podcast, Matt talks with Jonathan Jones from the Your Podcast Mentor Show. Today they’re talking about how Jonathan went from public speaker to podcaster and how he utilizes YouTube and his skills as a speaker to grow his audience. 

Jonathan also talks about where you can find your first speaking gig, how he is leaning into YouTube shorts, and how he connects and engages with his audience. Jonathan Jones is a fountain of knowledge when it comes to podcasting, speaking, and engagement. 

Do you feel burnt-out? Are you going through a podcasting slump? Unsure about what direction to go in your new podcast? Whenever you are feeling discouraged, just remember: there is still a lot of season left.

If you have any questions about this episode or want to get some of the resources we mentioned, head over to Castos.com/podcast. And as always, if you’re enjoying the show please share it with someone who you think would enjoy it as well. It is your continued support that will help us continue to help others. Thank you so much! Never miss another show by subscribing at castos.com/subscribe.

Today you’ll learn about: 

  • Jonathan’s journey into podcasting
  • How to get positive reinforcement throughout the long game
  • The first step to monetization: take the time
  • The business of speaking “virtually”
  • Using YouTube for your podcast
  • Avoiding burn-out as a creator
  • Content calendars and “scheduling” content
  • Utilizing Goodpods and other platforms


Jonathan Jones, website: https://jonathanjonesspeaks.com/ 

“How to Handle a Podcast Funk: Ep #17”: https://youtu.be/ye9MX2w707w 

Your Podcast Mentor Show, website: https://www.yourpodcastmentorshow.com/ 

Get Paid with Podcasting: https://www.getpaidwithpodcasting.com/webinar-registration1631562347516 

Your Podcast Mentor Show, Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yourpodcastmentorshow/ 

Goodpods: https://www.goodpods.com/ 

Castos Academy: https://academy.castos.com/ 

Castos, private podcast: http://academy.castos.com/private/ 

Castos, website: Castos.com/

Castos, YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/castos  

Clubhouse video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8729ZpWpmIw 

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