Out of the two million titles reflected in Apple Podcasts a remarkable 26% have produced just a single episode. One and done. That suggests many people fired up their creative juices, especially during the pandemic, and stopped after creating one episode.
10 Questions to get Vince Rocco talking:
What is it? Professionally produced and edited in a studio every Tuesday, you rely on a cadre of regular guests. Is your show news, entertainment, or a talk show?
How much do you write versus letting it wander where the guests go? Is it at all rehearsed?
And, what makes a good show versus a great show?
Motivation. It’s a major commitment for a real estate agent. What’s the return on your investment. Does podcasting pay off? How? and when do you know?
When does being a broadcaster help, and when does it get in the way of being a top realtor in NYC?
Keeping it fresh. How do you keep a show narrowly focused on residential real estate in New York fresh and interesting year after year?
What is the most interesting thing you’ve learned about New York from doing this show?
The pandemic shut down New York, scattered the sponsors and eventually paused your show. What are the lasting effects of the pandemic on the city, and on you as a broadcaster?
What advice do you have to somebody thinking of starting a podcast as a way to further their business?
You talk to a lot of experts. Dust off your crystal ball and give us predictions for the future of New York.
”Boroughs & Burbs” is a weekly show hosted by John Engel of Douglas Elliman and Roberto Cabrera of Brown Harris Stevens. The show takes place on Zoom and is then re-broadcast on YouTube. Boroughs & ‘Burbs provides an in-depth look at the real estate market in New York City, its suburbs, and has expanded to include all of the markets important to New Yorkers, with a focus on the latest trends, market updates, and expert insights. The show is hosted by two experienced real estate professionals, who bring their expertise and knowledge to the discussion, providing valuable insights and analysis for anyone interested in the NYC real estate market. Whether you’re a real estate professional, a buyer, a seller, or simply interested in the market, “Boroughs & Burbs” is the perfect source for staying informed and up-to-date on the latest trends and developments in the international luxury real estate scene.
John Engel can be found at http://www.JohnEngel.com. He is a consistently top-producing agent in Fairfield County, Connecticut. John recently won the Realtor of the Year Award in New Canaan where he is has recently been Chairman of the Town Council and is currently a member of the Planning & Zoning Commission. John also brings an insight into internet-based marketing that is unsurpassed. Before going into real estate he was the founder of two successful internet businesses, Paper.com and e-Media for which he won the prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year Award. John spent his earliest years in Stuyvesant Town in lower Manhattan and went to New Canaan High School before attending Davidson College in North Carolina. After graduating, he served as an officer in the U.S. Army and spent some time leading a military intelligence platoon on the front lines of the first Gulf War. He currently lives in New Canaan with his wife Melissa and four children. In addition to hosting this podcast on the market each week, John Engel produces an easy-to-understand and in-depth monthly market analysis called the Market Report for the 16 towns of lower Fairfield County.
Roberto can be found at http://www.RobertoCabrera.com. With 24 years of experience, I have been recognized throughout the industry for achieving outstanding results: Ranked nationally by REAL Trends as one of “America’s Best Real Estate Agents” for avg. sales price of $4.350M. Sold a single family Townhouse faster than any other on the Upper West Side over $10M. I live with my wife and daughter on the Upper West Side, the neighborhood I have called home for the past 23 years. I was originally born in Richmond, Virginia and grew up in Maryland, just one mile south of the Mason Dixon line. After graduating with a degree in Mathematical Economics from Hampden-Sydney College, the 10th oldest school in the country, I spent 5 years in Washington, DC working as a financial consultant. I also studied at The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts and I’m a former actor who once moonlighted as a stand-up comedian. Many years ago, I authored APPLE PIE – The Real Ingredients for Buying and Selling Your Slice.