Concise podcast summaries must still retain the content points and flair
A podcast summary can make or break a podcast. It’s no exaggeration to say that. If people are not enticed to hear a podcast, they have millions of other exciting-sounding podcasts to click into.
Although podcast platforms do allow even up to 4000 words for the summary, that’s way too long to get the potential listener magnetized. Short and sweet works every time.
There is no formula for the perfect podcast summary (or video summary, for that matter), but, in general, people like to know four key things. One, what is the podcast about? Two, why is it different from other similar podcasts in the same niche? Three, what’s so special about the presenter and the style of presentation? Four, will my time listening be well worth it?
My experience with podcast summaries is to make them just long enough to whet the appetite, and to echo the presenter’s flair and personality in the summary. The write-up has to give a hint of the kind of engaging content to expect.
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Podcast Summary For A Bachelor Chef’s Show
EPISODE: 147: Tips On How To Do The Perfect Macaroni Pepperonata In The Pan Without Any Unintended Bottom Crust! … 20 minutes.
Bart Berrigman is a bachelor who loves to cook … er, burn food! He wants to conquer the final frontier (as close as his 8×8 kitchenette), but alas, his culinary experiments usually end up looking colorful (in shades of brown).
In this podcast series Burning Bachelor Bart talks of how simple recipes can be easily scorched by wrong techniques – and what he has learned from better cooking insights (which he usually gets as he scrapes pots and pans with singed food still stuck to them).
If you’re a bachelor who wants to cook his own meals using Bart’s learnings and tips, you’d do well to listen to this podcast week after week. Bart shares his secrets to cooking the smartest bachelor dishes with the fire beneath the pots and not in them.
This week’s episode: “Tips On How To Do The Perfect Macaroni Pepperonata In The Pan Without Any Unintended Bottom Crust!” … 20 minutes … on Apple & Spotify.
Special emphasis: 6 opportunities to ruin the dish – and how to not fall into the trap!
Listen. Laugh. Learn. (But keep the fire extinguisher handy!)