top of page
  • Writer's pictureDonna Carbone

One Year Podcast Anniversary: A Year in Review, Episode 024

One year ago, Hope and Donna sought to embark on a journey to bring a writing, publishing, and marketing podcast to writers. The goal was to address the many learning opportunities brought about through their journeys as debut authors. This mission was to teach aspiring writers about everything they learned the hard way to clear a path for success for other writers. Join Hope and Donna as they look back at their first year of podcasting.


How the seed of starting a podcast sprouted and what needed to be done for it to fully blossom.

First Year Stats: 

  • 24 episodes, 4 guests, 

  • Youtube: 377 views

  • Highest viewed episode: Interview w/ Jill Hannah Anderson

  • RSS 625 views

  • Highest listened-to episode: What Makes You an Author?

  • A total of 1002 views with an average of 84 views per month

  • March saw the highest # of downloads @ 89

  • 9 hours and 33 minutes of programming

  • 38% listen on Apple

  • 28% listen on Spotify

  • Worldwide listeners: Japan, Ireland, Canada, Belgium, Australia, St. Lucia & Mexico

What have we learned?

How do we come up with ideas?

What is our process?

What was your favorite episode?

A Look Ahead?


Hope Gibbs, author of Where the Grass Grows Blue

Donna Norman-Carbone, author of All That is Sacred & Of Lies and Honey

If you found value in this content, please LIKE, SUBSCRIBE and SHARE. Thank you


bottom of page