Interviews with leading advisors and industry consultants, practice management tips, and a behind-the-scenes look at how the best advisory firms are built and run.
A podcast is like a radio show, but recorded and available on demand whenever you want (through the internet!). And rather than listening on a radio itself tuned in to a specific station, you can subscribe and listen directly from a podcast player (a website, or separate podcast listening software like iTunes) installed on your computer or smartphone.
Like radio, podcasts are a popular because you can listen to them on a commute, while working out, or doing chores… but you get more control to listen to what you want, when you want! And you don’t have to sit in front of a computer screen!
If you’re listening on your computer, just select any of the episodes you want from the top of this page (www.kitces.com/podcast), and then once you select the episode, scroll down to the podcast player and the big “Play” button embedded directly on the page.
If you’re listening on your smartphone, you can subscribe via iTunes on an iPhone, or if you’re on Android or Windows, you can download any of a number of different podcast applications (Michael prefers BeyondPod, but there are many others as well). You can also find us via Google Play, or Spotify.
New podcast episodes are released every Tuesday morning. If you sign up for the email list in the subscribe section, you will be notified by email when a new episode is available. You can also subscribe to the podcast via the podcast player of your choosing, and track the episodes right there in your player as they’re released.
Guests are handpicked by Michael to share their unique stories and approach to growing their firm. However, we also love guests nominated from our listeners! If you’d like to nominate a guest (or yourself) to be considered by Michael for the Financial Advisor Success Podcast, please fill out the application here.
The platform Michael uses to host his podcast is Liberated Syndication (libsyn). Libsyn hosts over 50,000 shows with 92 million monthly audience members.
Michael uses a Rode Podcasting microphone. The Rode microphone comes with unparalleled A/D converters, so the microphone can be plugged into any computer with no in/out boxes, just a USB cable.
In addition, Michael uses the Sennheiser HD280 PRO headphones. The HD 280 PRO is a pair of closed, dynamic stereo headphones that deliver accurate, linear sound reproduction with up to 32dB of ambient noise attenuation for critical monitoring applications.
All of the podcast recordings occur online, using a web-based platform called Zencastr. Zencastr records each voice locally in pristine quality.
For further background on how Michael set up and delivers his podcast, see our full write-up here.