D Grant Smith

Syndicated Radio Host, Speaker, Author, Growth Farmer

D Grant is a self-proclaimed "Audience Growth Farmer." The title and his life's work involve a fascination with people and relationship building. Everything on his platform is about building closer relationships, growing audience tribes, connecting superfans with their most passionate pursuit, and linking it all together so everyone wins.

He is the host & creator of nationally syndicated The Appetizer Radio Show, showcasing indie and unsigned musicians since 2003. The Appetizer has been instrumental in the launch of several indie music careers through radio airplay including The Rocketboys, Lindsay Katt, Kelley McRae, Birds Over Arkansas and many others.

Smith is also the host of the DIY Artist Route Podcast, providing a journeyman's insight into growth and success for musicians and creative entrepreneurs.

His debut book The DIY Musician's Radio Handbook is a blueprint for gaining indie radio airplay and a manual for effective relationship building with influencers in the creative industries.

Aside from small business, marketing and music, Smith loves craft beer, boxing and comic book movies. A cult-fan of the Nolan Batman film trilogy, he also enjoys talking comic book movies, novels, and football with anyone wanting to engage in intriguing conversations.

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