What to Do if a Podcaster is Making You Jump Through Hoops to Schedule

A recurring theme I am seeing in the feedback I get from our guest expert clients at Interview Connections is that podcast hosts are making it more and more difficult to schedule interviews. Here are the most common mistakes I’m seeing podcast hosts make when they are scheduling guests and what hosts should be doing instead. […]

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What Do I Do When a Podcaster Accepts Me as a Guest?

The first and I mean FIRST thing you need to before you do anything else is thank the host. Show your appreciation for them opening up time on their show for you, and say “THANK YOU!” If your assistant schedules your interviews for you, please make sure they are expressing your gratitude to the host on your behalf. Having a gracious attitude will set the tone all your future interactions and for the interview itself. You could even send the host a free gift of one of your products in the mail. Just ask the host for their mailing address when you schedule! […]

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Make the Connection

There are a lot of reasons why people get into podcasting, either as a host or a guest expert. Some people are looking to grow their businesses, some people are trying to establish themselves as an expert in their field, and some people just enjoy the medium! But no matter what your purpose is for podcasting, there is one key strategy that will help you be successful – making CONNECTIONS.

Podcasting has become such a personal medium. It’s incredible platform for networking with amazing people. My team and I had an fantastic time at Podfest recently, and the feeling of the event was more like a summer camp than a conference! Why? Because the network of podcasters engaging with each other was electric…and effective. […]

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Booking Podcast Interviews: How to Craft the Email Request

This week’s episode is a follow up from last week’s episode. In it, I answer a question I got from a viewer who wanted to know what to write in the email when requesting an interview with a potential guest. Don’t miss this fun outdoor episode with my co-host, Nathan!
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Podcasters – How to Overcome the Fear of Cold Emailing

It can be nerve racking reaching out to entrepreneurs and celebrity experts; people you’ve never met before, and ask them to be a guest on your podcast! In this episode of Interview Connections TV, I reveal some of my mind set tricks that I learned in my previous job going door to door. If you interview guests on your podcast, you do not want to miss this great episode! […]

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Forget Statistics!!

I work with a lot of entrepreneurs booking them as guest experts on other podcasts and there is a common misconception that many people have…

A lot of entrepreneurs think that when deciding on whether or not they should appear on a podcast as a guest, the most important thing they should consider is how many listeners the show has. Although appearing on a very succesful show is of course very beneficial for you, I encourage everyone not to use statistics as a deal breaker. […]

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How to get your guests promote your podcast

One question I get asked a lot from my clients at Interview Connections is How do I get my guests to promote their interviews? and a few people even said they are considering requiring the guest to do so. Hear me loud and clear: requiring your guests to promote your show is a very bad idea!

You have to take having interviewees on your podcast as seriously as if they were guests in your home.

Last week my son Nathan had his first birthday party and one of my friends called me to ask what kind of gift they should bring. I told her of course that she shouldn’t bring anything, that the only thing I wanted was her company. […]

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