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5 Myths of Podcast Pitching

general publicity Sep 14, 2022

A list of the top myths that aren’t helping you succeed with your pitch

As one of the newest and fastest growing media platforms, podcasting has already earned a name for itself. Like with any trend, misinformation and myths abound, especially when it comes to successfully navigating podcast pitching.  

We’re here to bring some facts about the things that really matter in podcast pitching.

Here are the 5 myths of podcast pitching.

Wouldn’t this be wonderful? Hosts flocking to you for appearances.

This just isn’t the case, even for some of the most talented of online business owners. It’s not enough to decide you want to be a guest on podcasts. You have to send the pitch to earn the guesting appearance.

Our founder Christina always likes to give this example - when she was younger (but also maybe too old to not know this ), she thought awards were just given out because someone recognized what a great job someone else was doing and decided to...

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What is the Best Time of Year to Pitch to Podcasts?

general publicity Jun 14, 2022

A month-by-month guide for timing your pitches to get the greatest return

Not all months of the year are created equal <insert your personal least favorite month(s) here>, and that’s true when it comes to podcasting, too.

So, how do you know when your pitch is going to get the greatest read-and-reply, or better yet a “yes?”

Spoiler: If you’re looking to be featured as a guest but don’t want to have to pitch yourself (we totally get it ) , NOW is the time to start looking at your plan of attack. Scroll down to the “Bonus Note ” at the bottom of the page for more details and how to apply to our Podcast Pitch Broker service. 

Before breaking it down by month, it’s important to remember one rule of thumb – consider why the host began their business and podcast?

For many, a host’s recording journey begins with entrepreneurship or a side hustle. They may have grown tired of the 9-5 corporate climb. They might be a new...

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What To Expect When You’re a Podcast Guest

general publicity May 18, 2022

The Top 5 Expectations to Set Before You Hit Record

You did it. You sent the pitch, and they said “yes.” After you (deservedly) celebrate - but before you hit record with the host - it’s important to know what to expect as a podcast guest. Let’s get into the top 5 expectations you should set to ensure a successful recording. 

Here are our top tips on what to remember when you’re a podcast guest:

1. A podcast is the host’s platform, and you are a guest on that platform.

It may seem obvious, but is easy to forget, even for the best of podcast guests.

Just like when someone invites you into their home for a party, a podcast guesting appearance gives you an opportunity to enjoy a space and place with a warm, usually friendly audience.

As is true for at a party, things like giving the host a small gift or token of appreciation on arrival, arriving on time, and thanking them are all simple forms of etiquette that are recommended in the world...

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What You Should Know About Podcast Guesting Fees

general publicity May 04, 2022

Latest trends, best practices and how to respond to paid podcast guesting requests

As good ‘elder millennials,’ we can get behind some of the podcast industry’s latest trends, mainly if it involves a good BTS sound bite or some “bad mom” humor. But, not all trends are created equal, and there is one popping up in podcasting that has us holding up a red flag. 

 Podcast appearance fees. 

Now, before we get into the thick of it, a quick disclaimer:

  1. We’re not here to play judge and jury. We’re right here on this crazy media journey with you and want to learn, grow and offer up critical conversation alongside you, especially when it comes to the ever-changing sector of podcasting. 
  2. We believe there are ethically sound ways to charge a podcast appearance fee and ways to respond to a host asking for one. 
  3. As the wise Ferris Bueller once said, “life moves pretty fast.” Well, trends move faster, which is why...
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