Concretizing my Podcast Ideas

This Blog Post was originally published on the platform "writelier" (formerly "co-writers" and "200wordsaday"). Sadly the blogging platform was discontinued. I downloaded all my blog posts and prepared them to be republish them here.

As I have written before, I am currently thinking about creating a podcast. Well, currently I have got to ideas in my mind.

On one side I want to create a tech podcast with a coworker and maybe a friend. Which we talk about all things technical, internet culture and other stuff. Just like a bunch of other podcasts already out there.

This one would definitely be in German which would shrink down the target audience, but it would also prevent us from competing with all the English talking podcasts already out there.

The other would be around Cryonics and Transhumanism. I already have ideas on the first few episodes and know a few people that might be interested that I could interview.

I also got a base idea in which direction the podcast should go and how I want to ley out the episodes.

I was thinking about a German one also, as it would make it easier for me to talk. But on the Otherside, I looked a bit through the web and tried a few keywords that didn't show up any podcasts with cryonics as the main topic.

I know cryonics is just a small subject area, but I think someone said, niches are great to evolve in. Especially if no other competitors are there, but it also means that there isn't a large market and it would be hard to sell anything. But I don't want to sell anything.

My intention on cryonics would be to bring it to more people and "spread" the word about it.

If I would do it in German, the audience is basically Germany, Austria, Switzerland and maybe the Netherlands. If I would do it in English, I can do it worldwide, but it would also raise the threshold in german-speaking countries.

Maybe I should write the first few Episodes in both languages, record them and decide then.

Or, another idea I've got is that I could my "solo" part in both languages and only interviews in English or German only with the possibility of a transcript in the other language.

I know there are a bunch of podcast listeners here and I know. Maybe there are also some producers on here? At least I know that @abrahamKim hosts the 200 WaD (TheCoWriters) Podcast.

What are your thoughts?

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