Hi all! Back to join me after almost 3 years is my Snapchat Bromance buddy Cliff Ravenscraft. We hung out a bunch at Social Media Marketing World, and I wanted to bring him back on for a great chat about podcasting, how he got started, his depression, his family dynamic, and how he’s lost over 70 lbs as of late.
Cliff started his working career at his parent’s insurance agency which had been in his family since 1937. The insurance field never satisfied him, and he always felt he would follow his faith and become a full-time Minister.
A passion for the TV show Lost back in 2005 dramatically changed his life. This was the beginning of Cliff’s love for Podcasting. This new found love for Podcasting became more than a hobby in 2007 when he discovered the joy of building relationships and educating his listeners.
Podcasting consumed him and which led to Cliff quitting his job at his parents firm and becoming a full-time podcaster.
Today Cliff has produced thousands of episodes and has coached and spoke to audiences all around the world.
“Pursue Your Passion, The Money Will Follow!”
Mike and Cliff discuss:
- Podcasting Software vs Hardware
Finding Your Voice
Raising children in an environment of freedom
- Incredible Download Numbers
- Snapchat developing connections and friendships
Podcasting Gear Mike and Cliff Talked About:
- Mackie Mixers
- Allen Heath Mixer
- Roland RO5
- Zoom H6
- Heil Pr40 Microphone
- Griffin iMic USB soundcard
- Mac Mini
- Ground Loop
Finding Your Voice
“Get the Reps, Find your Voice”
Links & Resources
- Podcast Answer Man
- Learn How to Podcast with Cliff – Free Videos
- Michael on Podcast Answer Man
- @cliffotc on Snapchat
- Cliff’s Snapchat Tutorial
- Cliff on Twitter
- Cliff on Instagram #trainwithcliff
- Younger Next Year: Live Strong, Fit, and Sexy – Until You’re 80 and Beyond
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