So you want to start a progressive podcast? These 10 tips will help you be successful

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Here are a few tips to the up-and-coming crop of progressive podcasters from somebody who's been doing it for around 15 years.

Rush Limbaugh has, at various times, claimed credit for the elections of Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush and Donald Trump—and given how narrow electoral margins have been recently, he may be right. But now, in a free-market fashion that even conservatives have to salute, an explosion of podcasting is causing the tide to turn.

So here are a few tips to the up-and-coming crop of progressive podcasters (I've been contacted by dozens this past year) from somebody who's been doing it (on live radio, live TV, and two different versions [paid and commercial-funded] of our podcasts) for around 15 years.

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