- Erika – Your Truth Revealed
- Giacomoravo – Emerging Accents
- Adam Sultan – Friends With Deficits
- Dara Zycherman – Words for Wednesday
- Carol & Avery – Demon Trash Podcast
I don’t know where to start nor if I would be able to include it all in this summary. It might be a “you had to be there moment” as the conversation was fantastic and I found myself listening and participating more than I was taking notes. Still, here are some highlights from our conversation:
Introductions were made and we learned all about the podcasts from each member. Erika’s podcast, Your Truth Revealed, has yet to launch but she is well on her way to completing the first season. Good luck!
We dived into the conversation about how each currently promotes their show. Carol shared that her co-host, Avery, and herself use Instagram as their primary platform for promotion and fan interaction. Given their podcast delves into the meme culture, Instagram is a great platform for their brand.
Giacomo shared that he gets interaction on LinkedIn as his podcast is targeted towards businesses.
The takeaway is that you want to promote where your audience is and on the platform that best suites your brand.
We then delved into website and podcast hosting.
Carol shared that the Demon Trash podcast migrated from Libsyn to Anchor.fm and thus far, they are loving it. The benefits, she noted, as that the platform was much easier and it was free.
You can check out Anchor.fm and other hosts that we link to on our Podcast Resources page.
Supporting your podcast is a big target for many podcasters and we discussed various methods in which you can do so.
This is promoting a product or service in which you give out promotion codes and or links for your listeners to use. When done, you receive a kickback. Some companies provide affiliate services such as Audible or Amazon. There are other sites in which you can generate affiliate links for all sorts of products. (There is a whole niche about building an affiliate business)
There are many services in which you can get your podcast sponsored. Many
An alternative method is to build a sponsorship proposal to approach companies that you would like to sponsor you. To do so, you need to have your brand defined, your messaging on point, and an engaged audience to show that it would be worthwhile for that business and or person, to partner with you in a sponsorship. An example of such is if you are building an
A great resource to read is Podcast Sponsorship by Entrepreneur on Fire.
Reaching out to your listeners and getting their feedback is big. It helps know if you are heading on the right path, or if your listeners are expecting something different. Think of it like
Erika shared that she uses Jotform to create surveys. This will certainly be added to our resources page.
- Next coffee meetup is April 13th @
- Outliers Podcast Festival (in Austin) May 17-18
- HearNow Festival – Kansas City June 20 – 23
- Podcast Movement – Orlando Florida – Aug 13-16
- Resources Page – A collection of podcast resources from the community
- Links Page – A bookmark of our most important links
Until next time!