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B-Sides: Episode #3 – How to Get Interviewed on Podcasts

In our third B-SIDES episode, we talk about podcast interviews; how to approach podcasts, how to prepare for an interview, and what you should expect. We also talk about what hosts would expect from their guests, and why it’s important to do your research!

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  • We talk about how to approach podcasts for potential interviews and features
  • If you’re approaching podcasts, make sure that you are familiar with the show and that you are a good fit
  • Your message needs to be relevant to a podcast’s audience, and you both need to bring benefit – otherwise, it’s not a fair balance
  • Once you’ve established that you think you’d be a good fit for a podcast, check their website for submission details
  • Don’t be afraid to follow up a week or so later if you don’t hear back – but don’t take it personally if you get a “no”
  • “Success is built on a multitude of failures”
  • We talk about how to prepare for a podcast interview
  • If you’re invited onto a podcast, check out some of their episodes before the interview so you get a feel for the vibe of the show
  • Research a podcast’s hosts and audience – it makes a difference!
  • We talk about what you should expect from the hosts, and what hosts expect from their guests


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