Ten episodes ago, we started a series of conversations around new careers. We explored new roles made possible by advanced technologies, have recently gained popularity, or are now needed because of the changing marketplace. As the series comes to an end, I want to take a moment to reflect on key takeaways from these conversations.

The podcast host is naturally the person out front, the person behind the mic whose voice you hear in your ears. In this growing podcasting industry, many opportunities exist today for someone to take the helm of a show. Is this role for you? Is there something else in this role than goes beyond simply being the voice? We explore the role of the podcast host with Jerod Morris, co-host of 7 Figure Small and The Assembly call, and a number of shows that he has created or hosted over the years.

With over a million shows on Apple Podcasts alone and huge podcast investments made by companies, the podcasting industry is only expected to grow. This industry is supported by a cornucopia of roles and jobs for folks who want to be in on the action and there are different ways to work in the industry. In this episode, we take a peek behind the scenes on the role of the podcast producer.

A Virtual Assistant career can provide the ultimate in work flexibility. However, the other question to consider is whether this is truly a profitable career choice. In this episode, Kathy Goughenour Virtual Expert® Training joins Lou Blaser to explore and answer this question.