Ep115: The Open Mike Show
What has led me to want to teach people online?
What the heck am I doing making daily content and tutorials and what is my game-plan?
What does success look like for Mike Murphy LLC?
Ep114: The Holiday Gift & Gear Show
What is the Mike Murphy Holiday Gift & Gear Guide for Content Creators?
Why did I create the Holiday Guide?
What are my goals?
How do I make the content?
Where do I distribute the content?read more
EP113: The Adobe CC 2018 Show
Today’s episode is a rundown of Adobe Creative Cloud 2018 and all of the new updates and applications that will benefit you as a content creator.
Ep112: The Patreon Show:
What is Patreon?
Who is Patreon for?
How does it work?
What are my plans for using Patreon?read more
What is G Suite?
How does G Suite work?
What are the key features and benefits of using G Suite for brands and businesses?
How do you install or get started using G Suite?read more
Today’s episode is about having the confidence to create the life you want and overcoming self-doubt.read more
Ep109: The Digital Cleanup Show
How to clean up your digital online world which includes your computer, iDevices and social media and online platforms.
The goal is to improve productivity, focus and give you peace of mind.read more
Today I am going to share what I have been doing to achieve focus and clarity in my online business and life.
I will share the initial steps I have taken to simplify my business and life by doing a self-audit and cleaning up my home and work environment.
ep107: The 2nd Anniversary Show
Today is the second birthday and also the second anniversary of Mike Murphy Unplugged, so cheers to me and to you for listening week after week and for all the support.
ep106: The Irma Show
Today’s Episode is the story of Hurricane Irma and an official thank you to all the notes of concern and good vibes sent our way.
They all helped.
ep105: The Brand Clarity Show
What is Brand Clarity for personal brands and online businesses?
Why is clarity so important?
Why do I and so many others struggle with clarity?
What action steps can you take to gain clarity?
ep104: The Podcast Movement Show
The breakdown of Podcast Movement 2017
What were the highlights for me?
Were my goals and expectations that I shared in Episode 103 met?
What did I learn and takeaway from the event?
What are my plans to implement what I learned?
ep103: The Conference Show
What is the Podcast Movement?
Why did I attend the conference and what were my goals and expectations?
What was my strategy and plan for getting the most out of the conference?
Today is the behind the scenes of my mindset and perspective as I get ready to leave for the conference. And when I return I will share the results and experience.read more
ep102: The Instagram Strategy Show:
My Instagram workflow and strategy
What is my daily workflow for Instagram?
Why do I make daily content for Instagram
How long do my daily videos take to create?
Why do I use Instagram & Instagram Stories?
Why should you consider using Instagram?
Tips & Insights about Instagram & Mobile Content
ep101: The PR Show
Tips and strategies for how to develop your own public relations department.
How to prepare for podcast interviews or live stream appearances
How To Craft Your Story
How to Create a Media Kit
How To Deliver Value as a Guest
Welcome to episode 100:
The Century Show
Today I reflect, pat myself on the back and thank you for helping me get to Episode 100 of Mike Murphy Unplugged.
In this episode:
What were my favorite episodes?
What were my least favorite episodes?
Which episode has the most downloads?
What do I love about podcasting?
What do I less than love about podcasting?
What lessons I have learned from podcasting?
What does the future look like for Mike Murphy Unplugged?
Welcome to Episode 99
Behind the Scenes of Mike Murphy Unplugged Financials
How much does it cost to start a podcast?
How much does it cost to maintain on a monthly basis?
ep98: The Video Toolbox Show
Today I share my toolbox of gear, software and iOS apps that I use to make all of my videos.
Software I Use on My MacBook Pro
Apps I use on my iOS Devices
Gear I Use to capture video & audio
Today I pull back the curtain on the video:
One Man Band: Create the Life You Want
What does the term One Man Band mean to me and my brand?
What was my goal or reason for making the video?
How did I make the video?
Was I happy with the final product and did it get the results I was hoping for?read more
Ep96: The Video Show
Today is a behind the scenes show.
What are the 5 main categories I create video under for my business?
What types of videos do I currently create?
What is my moving forward video plan for the summer and remainder of the year?read more
Episode 95: Travel Tips for Content Creators
1. How I prepare my digital assets and schedule my content before the trip
2. What types of content can you create while traveling to promote your online business and brand yet still enjoy your travel experience.
3. What tools and gear do I pack in my travel bag?
4. What are some post-trip tips and best practices for when you get back to the studio or home office?read more
Lessons learned from 30+ Years with The Grateful Dead
10 Core Principles behind my personal brand and business
Self-awareness and personal experience in personal branding
Doing your thing is the best thing to do
EP93: The Instagram Sizing Show
How To Size Photos & Videos for Instagram & Instagram Stories
What file types are accepted on Instagram?read more
ep92: The Pixels 101 Show
The fundamentals of pixels and sizing photos and videos.
What are pixels?
What is resolution and ppi?
What does 720p, 1080p and 4K mean?
What is aspect ratio?
Ep91: The Simplify Show
12 Steps to Simplify Your Business & Personal Life
How to Reduce Digital & Personal Clutter
Improve Focus, Clarity & Productivity
Reduce Stress & Increase Happiness
Episode 90: The Freelance Rate Show
The tools and resources I used to help me find my base freelance rate.
My exact process and calculate a freelance rate from start to finish with you.
What is a P&L Statement?read more
ep89: The Proposal Show
How do I write freelance proposals?
How do I organize the proposal template?
What questions do I ask clients?
What tools do I use?
ep88: The Podcast Checkup Show
The 2017 Podcast Health Report:
What is the status of podcasting in terms of growth and popularity?
How can podcasting benefit your small business and brand in today’s rapidly changing technology world?read more
ep87: The Client Workflow Show
My 10-step start to finish workflow for working with clients as a freelance business includes:
How do I keep track of client information?
How do I schedule and manage the calendar?
How do I organize projects and jobs?
How do I keep track of time working on projects?
How do I invoice and collect payment?
ep86: The Vlog Show
What is a vlog?
What are the benefits of vlogging??
Why do I watch vlogs and who do I watch?
How do you get started making vlogs?
EP85: The Music Show
Music Licensing Terms 101
What are my favorite online resources to get music for podcasting and videos?
ep84: The Quick Tip Workflow Show
Behind the Scenes of my Quick Tip Tutorial Videos
1. How To Come up with Topics to Teach?
2. What Screencasting Software do I Use?
3. How to Export & Prepare Videos for Multiple Sizes
4. Share Videos Online
This is Part 2 of How To Build A Personal Brand.
Behind the scenes look at my exact approach and strategy to building a personal brand.
Five Strategies Used to Build a Personal (Mike Murphy LLC)
Episode 82 is Part 1: How To Build A Personal Brand:
What is a personal brand?
What does it take to build a personal brand?
5 core principles or steps to building a brand.
Episode 81: The Content Whiteboard Show
What type of Content Can You Make?
What are Examples of Each Type of Content?
Where do you put the content after you make it?
Behind the Scenes of Show Notes:
How I write my show notes
How I Format my Shownotes for the Web
How I Prepare my episode artwork
How I Schedule & Publish Each Weekly Episode on my Wordpress Site.
Behind the scenes of Mike Murphy LLC:
What is an LLC?
How do you file taxes as an LLC?
How much does it cost?
What tools do I use for accounting & financials?
ep78_The PodFest 2017 Show
What is The Podfest Multimedia Expo?
Why did I attend?
What did I learn?
What tips do I have for your next event or conference?
The Podcast Setup Show (Part 2):
ID3 Tagging, Media Hosting, Websites & RSS Feeds,
Submitting to iTunes and other directories and
Marketing & Promoting Your Podcast.
The Podcast Setup Show (Part 1):
Planning Your Show
Gear & Production
Media Hosting & Website
Launching Your Podcast
Marketing & Promotion
Mike Murphy LLC Freelance Services List
Content Creation Blueprint
(What I Specialize In)
How I can help (services available)
Part 3 of 3 in How To Self-Publish a Book 101.
Places other than Amazon to Sell Book
Tools to make formatting easy
Done for you Services for Distribution
How to Self-Publish a Book (Pt. 2)
Self-Publish on Amazon.com
Step 1: Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP)
Step 2: CreateSpace.com (On-Demand Printing)
Step 3: ACX (AudioBooks Creation Exchange)read more
Part 1 of Self Publishing 101
How to Self-Publish A Book on Amazon
Where do you start?
What writing & editing tools do I use & Recommendread more
History lesson and the overview of Instagram & Instagram Stories.
Instagram Live and some use cases for how to get started.
Gear and equipment recommendations so you can step up your game.
The 2017 Mike Murphy LLC Roadmap
Goals & Content Schedule Revealed
Reflection of 2016.
Performance review of 2016 Roadmap.
Did I meet goals of 2016?
The Adobe After Effects Show:
What is Adobe After Effects?
How Did I Make The PodShed Gift Guide Videos?
What is The Pod Shed? Why did I make the 2016 Holiday Gift Guide Videos? What is my video strategy for my podcast and online business?read more
What are the Adobe Creative Cloud Mobile Apps and how can they help your creativity and workflow for your podcast, brand and online business?read more
What is Adobe Premiere Pro CC?
Why Do I Use It?
How much does it cost?
Do I recommend it for podcasters and content creators just starting out in video?
1. Thank you, to you.
2. The Official Unofficial 1st Annual Mike Murphy Unplugged/PodcasterToolkit/PodShed/PodGift Holiday Ideas Guideread more
What exactly is Adobe Lightroom?
How much does it cost?
What is my photo organization and workflow system?
What is Medium?
How do I use it?
How can it helpyour podcast or brand?
Just how big is Facebook?
What is Facebook Live?
What are some ways to use Facebook Live to promote your podcast or brand?
In this episode, I pull back the curtain on PodcasterToolkit.com and share behind the scenes of why and how I built it.read more
Learn how to install Wordpress & Divi Theme to create a new website and blog in 8 steps.read more
Episode 58 isPart 2 of Audio 101:
The terms and language of recording and editing podcasts simplified.
Audio 101 (Part 1).
The basics and fundamentals of audio engineering terminology and key concepts all podcasters should be familiar with.
What is Adobe Audition?
How Much Does it Cost?
How do I use Audition for my podcast workflow?
Do I recommend it for new or prospective podcasters?
Mike Murphy Unplugged Anniversary Show.
Top 10 Lessons Learned by Mike in Year One
What is the difference between sole proprietorship and an LLC?
How much does it cost to legally start your business?
What can you do to set yourself up for success after your business is set up?
What exactly is live streaming video?
What are the main platforms today?
What topics make for good live streaming so you can start to explore?
Part 3: How to Record Podcasts On-Location
Facts about The Florida Everglades
Tips & Tricks for How To Podcast on Location
Introduction to Noise Removal
The role of writing for podcasters and content creators.
Four great writing tools I use.
Mobile Podcasting (Part 2):
How To Record on Location
What Gear & Accessories Are Needed
The Mobile Podcast Checklist
What is Instagram Stories?
How is it different than Snapchat?
How Do You Use It?
How can podcasters and content creators benefit from it?
Part 1: How to record a podcast on location.
This podcast episode was recorded on Baker Beach in San Francisco, California.
Why record on location?
What gear was used?
What are the pros & cons of location recording?
What app do I use to listen to podcasts?
What speed to I listen to podcasts on?
What are my current Top 7 podcasts that I listen to every week?
What is Screencasting?
What tools do I use to make screencast videos?
What makes a good screencast video?
What are the benefits of making screencasts for online businesses?
What is Skillshare?
How does it work?
What are the requirements to launch a course?
What are the benefits of teaching on Skillshare?
What is affiliate marketing?
What are the advantages for podcasters and content creators?
How do you get started?
5 ways for you to prepare yourself and your business for unexpected events or even emergencies.
Components of a Podcasters Emergency Toolkit
1. Protecting Your Gear & Security
2. Backup Plan
3. Asset Managment or Inventory
4. Password Management
Behind the scenes view of my 10 step podcast workflow from start to finish.
1) Verification Process
2) Organization & Setup
3) Social Media Marketing
4) Exercise & Breakfast
5) The Script
6) Social Media & Engagement
7) Recording & Editing
8) Tagging & Uploading
9) Show Notes
10) Newsletter & Ask Mike Anything
What equipment and gear do I use to record this podcast?
What do I recommend for one man band and content creators in the planning stage of starting a podcast or ramping up content creation?
The Basics: Audio Chain
Cloud lifter or Fethead1
Audio Interface (Mixer or Audio Interface)
Interface to DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)
Why do I write a script for my podcast and what is my process?read more
What is Google Apps?
What features do I use regularly?
How can podcasters use Google Apps?
What exactly is Adobe Creative Cloud?
What programs do I use for my podcast?
Is it worth the investment?
Episode 37: The Instagram Show What is Instagram? How Do I use it? How can you use Instagram to promote your podcast? Ask Mike Anything Today’s Ask Mike Anything came via email from Vivian Carrasco from The Turning Inward, podcast: Question: What is the difference...read more
The Art of the Tutorial
How do you find a topic to teach?
How do you actually make them?
Where do you put them?
Why should you make tutorials?read more
The Snapchat Show (Part 2):
Why I am Using Snapchat?
How I Use Snapchat to promote my podcast?
How can you use Snapchat to promote your podcast & brand?
What have the results been so far?
What is Snapchat? How do you use it? How do you build an audience.read more
5 big reasons why YouTube should be a central part of your marketing strategy as a podcaster and online business.read more
5 different types of videos that you can make as a podcaster or content creator to get your video marketing up and running. If you are new to video or not sure where to start, today’s episode is going to be a good starting point to give you some ideas and inspiration to start making videos to promote your podcast and your brand.read more
In today’s episode, I want to continue down the path of self-awareness a little and tackle the topic of finding your rhythm or balance in podcasting, business and in life. I have a few reasons that I think are major contributors of stress and burnout in podcasting and I’ll share my techniques and ways that I use to keep a good rhythm and and make me in control of my podcast and not the other way around.read more
What were the results of my StrengthsFinder 2.0 test and the benefits of understanding your strengths (and weaknesses) for podcasting, business and life.read more
5 Benefits of Being A Guest on a Podcast
5 Tips To Prepare To Be a guest on a Podcast
How much money does it cost to start and maintain a podcast in 2016?read more
I share my experience of attending the recent Podfest Tampa 2016 and some insights on the pros and cons of attending industry events, trade shows and conferences.read more
10 Ways To Repurpose Podcast Episode Contentread more
What is Podfade? What causes pod fade? How can you prevent podfade from happening?read more
Five potential roadblocks you might encounter on your podcast and online journey and some tips that will keep you moving forward.read more
ep23: The How Show 7 Steps How To Get Started Podcasting [Tweet ""Perfection is not attainable, but if you chase perfection, you can catch excellence." -Vince Lombardi] Ask Mike Anything: Guest: Dr. Vivian Carrasco, Turning Inward Podcast Question: Is there any...read more
Why Did I Start A Podcast?
Why Should You Start A Podcast in 2016 (10 Reasons Why)
5 of the most popular podcast formats.read more
ep20: The Teaching Show: 5 benefits of teaching online and 5 ways to teach online.read more
The Authority Show: How to overcome fear and establish yourself as an authority?read more
The 2016 Roadmap Toolkit for Mike Murphy Co.read more
2016: The Roadmap To Success for Mike Murphy Co.read more
Learn what it takes to move forward in business and in life.read more