International Podcast Day 2018 has Begun!



International Podcast Day is on September 30 every year. At the time I am writing this post, there are Australian podcasters participating in the live stream event. Anyone who is interested can watch 30 plus hours of free online sessions.

International Podcast Day is September 30th and is an international celebration of the power of podcasts! The celebration is a great opportunity to connect with fellow podcast listeners, podcast enthusiasts, and leaders in the podcast industry.

There are several ways to get involved with International Podcast Day:

  • Use #InternationalPodcastDay to engage with others worldwide talking about the event
  • Grab your mic and camera and ask someone about their favorite podcast. Share the response on social media!
  • Join in numerous events in your region and around the world
  • Promote by posting the official banner image on your website
  • Explain to someone what a podcast is and get them hooked
  • Subscribe to a new show and talk about it using #InternationalPodcastDay

There is an official International Podcast Day streaming schedule you can check out.

Saturday, September 29, 2018:

  • 9:00PM – 10:00PM PDT – Freedom of [Creative] Speech – Taku Mbudzi – Australia
  • 10:00PM – 11:00PM PDT – India, Podcasting and Change – Chhavi Sachdev – India
  • 11:00PM – 12:00AM PDT – Forget About the Email List… I have a WhatsApp List that Subscribes to my Podcast – Bijay Gautam – India

Sunday, September 30, 2018:

  • 12:00AM – 1:00AM PDT – How to Monetize Your Podcast in an Underdeveloped Podcast Scene – Giorgio Minguzzi – Italy
  • 1:00AM – 2:00AM PDT – Podcasting the World’s Museums – Hannah Hethmon – Poland
  • 2:00AM – 3:00AM PDT – Building the Middle East Podcast Scene for the First Time – Hebah Fisher – United Arab Emirates
  • 3:00AM – 4:00AM PDT – Podcasting Politic: Bringing People and Politics Together – Cláudio Fonseca – Portugal
  • 4:00AM – 5:00AM PDT – Let’s Have Brunch! Using Live Events as a Podcast Growth Strategy – Ileane Smith – United States
  • 5:00AM – 6:00AM PDT – Life Behind the Mic – Why I Can’t Live Without My Podcast – Joanne Sweeney-Burke – Ireland
  • 6:00AM – 7:00AM PDT – Global Platform, Local Focus – Ian Farrar – United Kingdom
  • 7:00AM – 8:00AM PDT – Building a South African Podcast Network – Tayla Welsch & Quintus Potgieter – South Africa
  • 8:00AM – 9:00AM PDT – Why International Brands Should be Paying Attention to France’s Growing Podcast Scene – Lory Martinez – France
  • 9:00AM – 10:00AM PDT – GOLD SPONSOR – PODCAST SUCCESS ACADEMY – Top Tips for Growing Your Show You Haven’t Thought Of Yet – Jessica Kupferman from Podcast Success Academy – United States
  • 10:00AM – 11:00AM PDT – The Unexpected Benefits and Value Gained from Podcasting – Rob O’Donohue – Ireland
  • 11:00AM – 12:00PM PDT – PLATINUM SPONSOR – BLUBRRY – Podcast Best Practices and Common Mistakes – Todd Cochrane from Blubrry – United States
  • 12:00AM – 1:00PM PDT – 5 Pillars to Creating The Ultimate Podcast Brand – Stephen Hart – Jamaica/USA
  • 1:00PM – 2:00PM PDT – La Fraternidad del Podcasting en Español – Pato Lopardo – Argentina
  • 2:00PM – 3:00PM PDT – The Power of Podcasts in Education – Chris Nesi – United States
  • 3:00PM – 4:00PM PDT – Reasons to Podcast – Brian Crawford
  • 4:00PM – 5:00PM PDT – How to Conduct Better Podcast Interviews – Annamarie Cross – Australia
  • 5:00PM – 6:00PM PDT – 13th Annual People’s Choice Podcast Awards Ceremony – Todd Cochrane – United States
  • 6:00PM – 7:00PM PDT – PLATINUM SPONSOR – BLUBRRY – Growth Focus for your Community – Todd Cochrane from Blubrry – United States
  • 7:00PM – 8:00PM PDT – Podcasting is Just the Start … How to Market Yourself & Your Podcast – Sean Callanan
  • 8:00PM – 9:00PM PDT – Audio Fiction as a Diverse Gateway to Podcasting – Elena Fernández-Collins – Puerto Rico
  • 9:00PM – 10:00PM PDT – How Podcasting Has Exponentially Grown in the Phillippines & How Filipinos Are Now Telling Stories Through Podcast – Issa Perez – Philippines
  • 10:00PM – 10:30PM PDT – International Podcast Day Wrap Up – Podcast Day Team & Platinum Sponsor – Steve Lee, Dave Lee, Todd Cochrane from Blubrry, Daniel J. Lewis – United States