Learn the process, tools, and techniques you will need to find experts and successfully interview those experts on your podcast.
Noteworthy Podcasting Interview Tips & Techniques
Secrets To Finding Experts & Celebrities
Productivity Tools & Techniques For Scheduling Interviews
Interview Templates & Guidelines
How To Successfully Package Each Podcast Episode
Amazing Follow Up Strategies To WOW Your Guests
Influence Strategies That Boost Your Podcast
Understanding the behind the scenes in the podcast world is a game changer. Podcasting has exploded in growth in the past couple of years and is quickly replacing mainstream media. The interview format is the primary show structure for podcasts and when you have the right guests on your podcast you see a spike in new listenership.
Podcast interviews open up the doors to new business relationships, book deals, speaking offers, and is the easiest way to create content to spread your message.
This course is designed for podcasters who want to get more downloads and subscribers. That means if you’re brand new to podcasting or you’ve hit a plateau you can take this information and boost your podcast.
With over 2 hours of video lessons and over 40 lectures of content you will learn all the fundamentals to finding excellent guests and celebrities for your podcast. You’ll be able to schedule interviews with those experts and have successful interview that brings more listeners to your podcast.
We will start out unveiling techniques that will make you a master researcher. We cover little known tools and proven techniques to uncover the research gold. We then cover communication secrets that will make you a master influencer getting people to agree to be on your podcast. We then talk about the best practices for interviewing and then putting together the podcast package to make you and your guest look like professionals.
Students completing this course will have the knowledge and skills to find, interview, and publish an interview with an expert or celebrity.
This course includes templates, swipe files, checklists, mind maps, and resources to use when working through the podcast interview process. There are many copy and paste templates you can use right away to schedule interviews.
Who this course is for and what to expect.
In this video we cover 5 tips you can use right away to be a better podcaster.
This course is designed for you to be able to take your podcasting to the next level and we'll talk about how to get the most out of this course.
Here are the details on what's inside the course and how you can access all the templates and resources.
Here are the templates and checklist to use when creating a podcast episode and interviewing guests.
In this video we'll cover the different types of guests to interview on your podcast, and who are the best types of people to interview.
In this lesson you'll see how easy it is to leverage the organization of live events and get interviews with experts. This works for big conferences or local events.
In this lecture we talk about using meetup.com as a resource to get expert interviews and content for your podcast.
The easiest and best way to get new interviews is by asking your previous guests. In this video you'll see how to do that.
We cover a couple valuable tools for doing research and drill down into what to look for in a potential guest.
In this video we go detail on determining the reach and influence of your guest.
In this spreadsheet we cover how to stay organized when sorting through potential guests. We also go over calculating the guest influence score.
This is the spreadsheet for you to use when calculating the guest influence score.
This exercise assignment we talk about creating your first list of your top 20 guests.
We cover a couple free online tools for finding almost anyone's email address. Use these tools with respect because they are powerful.
You will be able to amaze your guests by "speaking their language" and writing emails exactly how they communicate.
In this lesson we go over the email templates and process for getting mutual friends to make introductions.
In this video we go over approaching cold contacts and how to write those emails.
We talk about the best practices for using social media with cold introductions.
These are the email templates aka swipe files for you to use in your communication.
In this exercise choose one person to contact to see if they would be a good interview on your podcast. You can ask through a mutual friend or a cold contact.
In this video we cover the email communication you will have with guests and how to make it easy for them to be interviewed.
We cover online scheduling tools in this lecture and talk about how to be more productive with your scheduling.
in this video we talk about the email to send new guests when brining them for an interview. We go over details of what to say and what they should expect.
Getting permission to use your interview is a key step many people miss. In this lecture you will see a simple process and template for getting guest permission.
With this productivity tip we talk about using a template tool inside of gmail. This will save you hours and make you look like an amazing communicator.
Follow up and clear communication is an essential part of business and relationships. In this lecture we talk about using calendar and email reminders to prepare your guests for the interview.
These are the email templates and forms to use when interviewing guests.
Research is one of the foundational pieces to good interviews. We cover methods that will help you uncover valuable insights and give you tips on how to be an investigator and uncover things no one else looks for.
In this video we talk about the different questions to ask in your interview and how to use the long pause to get excellent answers.
Questions about preparation.
This is the text document of interview questions. You copy and paste this into your emails as pre-interview questions or ask them in the interviews.
In this video we go over the exercise of scheduling your first podcast interview.
In this lecture we talk about why following up with guests is so important and how to do it.
We cover why a gift is important and what types of gifts to give.
This video we talk about the episode package and what to include in every podcast interview.
Show notes are a great way to make your interview stand out. We cover the formats for show notes and how to create them.
In this lecture we talk about impressing your guests and getting traffic to your interview recording.
We talk about connecting with new guests through successful networking.
In this video we talk about my favorite method for getting new guests.
What's the first thing you do after the interview?
In this lesson we talk about the equipment I use and my favorite microphones and accessories.
We cover the different recording tools to use when doing your interview.
In this video you'll get an overview of which podcast host to use, where to get your podcast feed, and how to submit your podcast to iTunes.
This text document is the resource list for the recommened tools and equipment.
You've done it, great work! Share your success stories with the group.
In this lesson we cover all the steps to creating a podcast interview.
Here is the mind map for putting together a podcast.
This text document and resource guide has ALL the templates, checklists, swipe files documents mentioned in this course. There is also an excel version of the guest influencer score template.
This special interview is with top Udemy instructor, Joel Widmer. We go into details about guest blogging and how to get more traffic to your website.
In this video we talk about how podcasting can be a business and the different ways to make money from a podcast.
This is a MAJOR SHORTCUT to the interview process and will save you hours of precious time.
I'm an entrepreneur and have owned several businesses in the software, real estate, and internet industries.
Currently I'm an advisor to a couple online startups.
My business superpower is connecting talent together to achieve extraordinary results. Team building and orchestration is one of my primary focuses.
Outside of work I'm a family man, musician, traveler and extreme sports enthusiast... I also love eating burritos.