How To Get Guests On Your Podcast: Celebrity Podcast Formula
5.0 (1 rating)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
16 students enrolled
Wishlisted Wishlist

Please confirm that you want to add How To Get Guests On Your Podcast: Celebrity Podcast Formula to your Wishlist.

Add to Wishlist

How To Get Guests On Your Podcast: Celebrity Podcast Formula

Become An Expert Interviewer And Take Your Podcast To The Next Level
5.0 (1 rating)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
16 students enrolled
Created by Spencer Shaw
Last updated 6/2017
Current price: $10 Original price: $100 Discount: 90% off
5 hours left at this price!
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 7 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Find experts and celebrities to be on your podcast
  • Stay organized when scheduling interviews
  • Create impressive podcast episode package to WOW your guests and listeners
  • Know how to ask great interview questions
  • Get experts to endorse you
View Curriculum
  • You should have a podcast or want to start a podcast
  • Be comfortable emailing people and starting conversations with others

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.

Content Overview

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 is the target audience?
  • This podcast course is meant for beginners to intermediates looking to bring on more influential guests for their podcast. No prior interviewing experience required. This course is not about the technical setup or management of a podcast so if you're looking to start your first podcast and you want the "how to" of getting started this is not a fit.
Compare to Other Podcasting Courses
Curriculum For This Course
50 Lectures
Celebrity Podcast Formula Course Overview
5 Lectures 09:24

In this video we cover 5 tips you can use right away to be a better podcaster.

Preview 03:59

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.

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.

Course Overview

Here are the templates and checklist to use when creating a podcast episode and interviewing guests.

Celebrity Podcast Formula Templates & Mind Map - Download the PDF HERE
14 pages
Where To Find Experts & Influencers
9 Lectures 26:35

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.

First Secrets Revealed Here - Types Of Guests 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.

Piggybacking Strategy - How To Easily Tap Into Live Events

In this lecture we talk about using as a resource to get expert interviews and content for your podcast.

Piggybacking Strategy - Leveraging Local Meetings

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.

Piggybacking Strategy - The Best Referrals Come From Guests

We cover a couple valuable tools for doing research and drill down into what to look for in a potential guest.

Preview 05:54

In this video we go detail on determining the reach and influence of your guest.

Guest Influence Score - How To Calculate Your Guest Influence Score

In this spreadsheet we cover how to stay organized when sorting through potential guests. We also go over calculating the guest influence score.

Stay Organized: 5 Steps To Create Your Guest Strategy System

This is the spreadsheet for you to use when calculating the guest influence score.

Guest Influence Score Spreadsheet

This exercise assignment we talk about creating your first list of your top 20 guests.

Exercise: Creating Your Top 20 Guest List
Email Hacks - Connecting with Potential Guests
7 Lectures 16:12

We cover a couple free online tools for finding almost anyone's email address. Use these tools with respect because they are powerful.

How To Get Almost Anyone’s Email Address

You will be able to amaze your guests by "speaking their language" and writing emails exactly how they communicate.

Read Your Guests Minds With This Amazing Mind Reading Tool

In this lesson we go over the email templates and process for getting mutual friends to make introductions.

Preview 03:14

In this video we go over approaching cold contacts and how to write those emails.

How To Send Out Cold Emails - And Get A Response!

We talk about the best practices for using social media with cold introductions.

The Best Strategies For Social Media Introductions

These are the email templates aka swipe files for you to use in your communication.

TEMPLATES - Email Swipe Files For You To Copy & Paste

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.

Exercise: Reaching Out To Your First Potential Guest
How To Effortlessly Schedule Your Interview
7 Lectures 13:56

In this video we cover the email communication you will have with guests and how to make it easy for them to be interviewed.

Making It Easy For Your Guests To Be On Your Podcast

We cover online scheduling tools in this lecture and talk about how to be more productive with your scheduling.

Preview 01:26

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.

Preview 02:37

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.

Protect Yourself - Getting Permission To Publish Your Interview

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.

Productivity Tip - Using Email Templates In Gmail

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.

Setting Up Email Reminders For Your Guest

These are the email templates and forms to use when interviewing guests.

TEMPLATES - Email Swipe Files For You To Copy & Paste
How To Have A Successful Interview
4 Lectures 04:52

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.

Secrets For Doing A Perfect Interview

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.

Preview 02:12

Questions about preparation.

What's the best way to prepare for an interview?
1 question

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.

Text: Interview Questions

In this video we go over the exercise of scheduling your first podcast interview.

Exercise: Scheduling Your First Interview
How To Impress Your Guests After Your Interview
7 Lectures 20:24

In this lecture we talk about why following up with guests is so important and how to do it.

Fantastic Guest Follow Up

We cover why a gift is important and what types of gifts to give.

The Follow Up Gift - See Why!

This video we talk about the episode package and what to include in every podcast interview.

10 Secrets For Putting Together The Episode Package

Show notes are a great way to make your interview stand out. We cover the formats for show notes and how to create them.

Creating Impressive Show Notes

In this lecture we talk about impressing your guests and getting traffic to your interview recording.

How To WOW Your Guest And Get A Massive Amount Of Traction

We talk about connecting with new guests through successful networking.

Successful Networking - Opening New Opportunities With Your Guest

In this video we talk about my favorite method for getting new guests.

My Favorite Secret For Getting New Guests

What's the first thing you do after the interview?

What's the first thing you do after the interview?
1 question
Podcasting Equipment - Setting Up Your Podcast
4 Lectures 16:16

In this lesson we talk about the equipment I use and my favorite microphones and accessories.

Preview 03:41

We cover the different recording tools to use when doing your interview.

Recording Your Podcast - Interviewing Tools & Tips

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.

Setting Up Your Podcast

This text document is the resource list for the recommened tools and equipment.

Text: Podcasting Equipment & Tools Resource List
1 page
Congratulations! You Did It!
3 Lectures 12:54

You've done it, great work! Share your success stories with the group.

Congratulations On Becoming A Better Interviewer & Podcaster

In this lesson we cover all the steps to creating a podcast interview.

Podcasting Mind Map Overview

Here is the mind map for putting together a podcast.

Podcasting Mind Map - Download the PDF HERE
1 page
All Resources, Templates and Documents
1 Lecture 00:00

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.

Text: ALL TEMPLATES & RESOURCES Mentioned In This Course
17 pages
Bonus Section - More From Spencer Shaw
3 Lectures 26:09

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.

Guest Blogging Tips: Interview with Top Udemy Instructor Joel Widmer

In this video we talk about how podcasting can be a business and the different ways to make money from a podcast.

How To Turn Your Podcast Into A Business

This is a MAJOR SHORTCUT to the interview process and will save you hours of precious time.

Top Secret: Read This Last!
About the Instructor
Spencer Shaw
3.9 Average rating
109 Reviews
5,768 Students
4 Courses
Entrepreneur & Startup Advisor

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.