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The Tim Ferriss Show

Tim Ferriss: Bestselling Author, Human Guinea Pig

Business, Investing, Education, Health

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Investing 1
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Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.

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Ep 58: How to Create a Blockbuster Podcast (Part 1)

January 29th, 2015

Episode 58 of 408 episodes

How do you create a blockbuster podcast?This episode explores the tips, tricks, and best practices of a master. My guest isAlex Blumberg,who cut his teeth on the king of all radio shows (This American Life) and recently co-foundedGimlet Media. Gimlet swiftlyconquered the iTunes rankings with two blockbuster podcasts:Reply All and StartUp. Podcasters everywhere asked: how the hell does he do it? This episode provides some answers. The discussion issplit into two parts, and wecover a ton. Pleaselisten to both parts, as they work together. We discusswhat Alex learned from Ira Glass, his field recording gear, the nuts and bolts of producing world-class audio narrative, and much more. Part 2 also features a preview (5 min) of my episode with Arnold Schwarzenegger! Show notes and links mentioned can be found atfourhourworkweek.com/podcast

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