Want up to 1 Million Weekly Listeners for as low as $18 per Month?

Would You Pay $18 a Month to Reach up to 1 Million Weekly Listeners with Your Weekly Podcast?
Then let's talk about DIGITAL terrestrial FM radio broadcasting for a quick sec.
(The kind already improving the AM/FM radio in most newer cars, working automatically for you whether you noticed it or not.)
Before we start, click to turn on the soundtrack for this article.
Maybe you have a podcast, but it's got no reach because you're being censored, throttled, or shadowbanned online.
The incremental energy cost to broadcast an analog FM signal to a 30 mile radius is about $1.04 per hour, if I'm calculating it correctly. (Which I suspect I am.)
But times have changed. Now it's 10 times less to send a better, clearer, sharper, noise-free, interference-free signal in digital.
---- In fact, Norway has already KILLED all it's DINOSAUR FM stations, switching to digital-only. ---
Think I'm fibbing? Just a little.

Because it's even better than I promised!
Analog does cost 10 times more than digital. AND for that cost, you get THREE channels instead of one.
Meaning digital is 30 times more cost effective than old-school, fuzzy, low-definition FM radio.
What does this mean to you? The cost isn't 10 cents per hour to transmit your podcast to a 30 mile radius, but just 10 cents for analog plus 3 digital audio channels.
In other words, it's 30 miles in every direction for three cents per hour.
And I'm about to show you how to do this WITHOUT owning a radio station. Without paying any set-up costs.
But let's compare it to what you're using NOW.

It's actually less than the cost of of your internet hosting, your podcast hosting, your internet bill.
For pennies, you can reach up to 90% of adults each week in a 30 mile RADIUS (60 miles across), 78% of whom listen to stations with HD Radio broadcasts. These listeners spend about 1.8 hours a day with the radio on. (While commuting in their HD-Radio-enabled cars.)
And because it's so damn cheap, you don't even need to own a radio station to access all these cheap, extra high-def digital channels for transmitting your signal.
The stations could rent them out for as little as $300 per month. If they could find someone willing to pay it.
But your podcast doesn't need 24/7, right? No problem.
Share it like ride sharing or AirBnB. Pay a wholesaler for 2 hours a week to reach an average audience up to 14,000 potential listeners costs 6 cents per week. (Based on average town size in the US. Some cities are much, much bigger.)
Your cost: 26 cents per month. Ten markets cost $2.60 at wholesale.
Want to bump up your audience to a million potential listeners per month at drive time?

Sorry, but you'll need to shell out at least $18 per month for the privilege, and outbid anyone else who wants that same 2-hour slot.
That covers the actual cost of energy used to transmit your all-digital, CD quality signal over FM radio.

And you get to pick the hottest market, zip codes, anywhere in the United States.
And there are 15,000+ stations in the US. Sometimes in cities that are 10 times more populated than the average American town.
Are we starting to see the potential?

Here's the catch.

There's still manual labor involved.

Right now, there's no AirBnB app for radio channel rentals.

So that means you have to rent the whole thing, 24/7, and then pass the hat to your buddies to help you pay the monthly rent.

But by combining forces, a team of podcasters like TheRightStuff.biz could easily afford to rent a channel or two in a friendly market by passing the hat and charging monthly dues for podcasters who wanted terrestrial access, rounding out the programming schedule with live, pre-recorded, and re-run material.

For some, shelling out a few bucks a month could really boost their audience size and come within swinging distance of real profitability.

Once more money is coming in than going out, it's all just a matter of scale. It's not just free. It's better than free.

Here's the thing... It only makes sense to run the lineup of programming in friendly markets that already want to support the cause. Not in the Hillary districts.

But maybe in those critical swing vote areas. See where this is headed?

Think of the potential for a nationwide roll-out. Think of what it could do to tip some elections or push some policies. Think of the Russian collusion!

As for licensing, the radio station already has a broadcast license for you. It's already done the installation, the setup, and now has HD2 and HD3 with no idea how to monetize it.

You're piggybacking off their license and their hard work and a signal they have to send out anyway. Right now, they're running oldies, traffic, and the weather on their spare channels.

Some Tucker Carlson-tier podcasting would certainly fit right in and go largely unnoticed.

Perhaps pushing the envelope a little further month-by-month while slowly rolling out from station to station from 100 directions, supported by donors and maybe even customers along the way.

Instead of listeners being dispersed and shouting into the void, they're centralized in a local area, bumping into others who know how to put a strategic thumb and forefinger together from time to time.

And when the project outgrows the rental phase, and it looms large enough to start buying up its own digital radio stations, digital TV stations, attracting ever more and more support, pushing the Overton window ever farther to the extreme, as even more customers for advertised products and services multiply until pretty soon the law-loving conservatives are buying up radio stations that say exactly what people have been waiting all their lives to finally hear someone say. The rising signal attracts talent which improves quality and multiplies the number of kinds of synergistic media we can leverge. In the end, these stations aren't profitable. AM is already on the auction block. It's on life support. At this rate, AM is going to be dead in another 10 years, digitally enhanced or not. FM is the new playground with at least 3 times more presets on the dial so everyone can play.

And that's just scratching the surface. The tech is improving all the time. But it comes down to the dollars and cents. Just like running a business.

They'll say I'm a dreamer, of course. But they've said this about a lot of successful visionaries.

In the end, nothing could stop a dream whose time has come.


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