Podcasting Made Simple

Podcasting Made Simple

Podcasting Made Simple is a top-rated podcast that releases weekly masterclass episodes focused on helping podcast guests and podcast hosts improve their craft so they can make a bigger impact on the world. Listen as Alex Sanfilippo, along with other successful podcasters and podcast guesting experts, share practical and actionable ideas for succeeding in the world of podcasting. Prepare to elevate your podcasting game! Podcasting Made Simple is the official podcast of PodPros.com (PodMatch, PodcastSOP, and PodcastLottery)

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May 24, 2022 16 min

No one likes rejection. Yet, many podcast guests are being rejected every day. In this episode, Tonya and Michael from BrandFace reveal 6 common reasons you may be getting rejected, and exactly what it will take to fix those issues and get to the top of the guestlist for your most sought-after podcast appearances.

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In this episode, Claudia Garbutt explains how to use your podcast as a strategic tool for growing your business by going from the best-kept secret to the go-to expert in your industry. You'll learn how to use your podcast to create instant authority, increased visibility, and a continuous supply of qualified leads!

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In this episode, you'll learn Jesse Cole's 5 part framework that explains how to be a "Relatable Authority," along with the significance of being bold and authentic in your messaging and creating a memorable conversation. Ultimately, you'll discover how to cultivate an engaging podcasting environment for you and your guests that your audience will love!

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In this State of Podcasting address, podcasting industry expert and legend, Travis Albritton (From Buzzsprout), shares his insights into where the industry has come from, what's happening today, and where it's heading in the future. In addition, Travis shares some great upcoming resources and tools to simplify the entire podcasting process!

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There are 2.5 million podcasts. However, only 426k are active. That means only 17% of podcasts are active, and here's the scary part, out of that 17%, only 10% will still be podcasting in 365 days from now. In this talk, Alex Sanfilippo shares the 5 main reasons that podcasts fail and how you can position yourself to be part of the 10% year over year that not only survive but also thrive in the podcasting world!

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James Altucher shares stories from his inspiring up and down journey in life and business and how he's leveraged these experiences to lead him to where he is today. In this keynote talk, James shares how you can skip the line in podcasting (on either side of the mic) through the use of unique ideas and constant reinvention of yourself. This is how James grew his podcast to be one of the largest in the world. Whether you're ...

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Yuval Selik, the host of The 7 Hats Podcast, shares his methods for finding interesting and relevant guests. Additionally, he talks about researching those guests to produce engaging questions and interviewing tactics to keep the flow of the podcast exciting and less robotic, so your listeners stay engaged. If you're looking to "Wow" your listeners, this session is for you!

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If everything you built in your career burned to the ground, would you be relieved or distraught? If you are relieved to start again, you’re probably not doing what you are meant to do with your life. Join this session as Angela Mulrooney explains that those who create inspiring content are the ones who are passionate about how they change the world with what they know. To be your best self as a podcast host, podcast guest, or prof...

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Hiring a virtual assistant to help with your podcast production can simplify your podcasting experience and make it more fun! Many podcasters "podfade" because they're overwhelmed by the production that goes into releasing podcast episodes. A virtual assistant (VA) will help you schedule, edit, post, and even engage with your podcast's audience on social media. A VA can finally make podcasting less exhausting for yo...

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Podcast guest video pitching is a surefire way to get booked on podcasts as a guest. But sending a video pitch to a podcast host is a delicate practice. Join as Josh Cary shares his life-long discovery of the 11 aspects of successful entrepreneurship through all industries and how he has packaged them up for you to use to pitch any podcast show host brilliantly. The 11P's of the Perfect Podcast Video Pitch gives you practical, ...

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How do you get your guest to share their topic from a new perspective than podcasts they’ve appeared on previously? The key is to offer structure and guidance before you even press record. But the process doesn’t start there. Way before you get into conversation with your guest, you’ve got to get into conversation with yourself. In this session, Christina Barsi explains the three critical components that will drive the guiding fram...

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What marketing trends are working today for authors? In this session, Jonathan Milligan shares five steps to selling more books through podcast guesting. You'll discover: Why you should create a free book funnel. How Jonathan earns $165.00 for every free book he gives away on podcasts. Why a "buyer" list is more important than an email list. If you're an author (or future author), this session explains how to sell m...

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The first question every podcast host asks themselves after recording their first episodes is, "How on earth do I make money with my podcast?" All the podcasting "Gurus" shout saying, "You need to find a sponsor for your show!" But you are left wondering if that is the right solution for your podcast. (Hint: It's probably not!) In this session, Josh Tapp explains how he, a small-town Idaho boy, turned hi...

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When reaching out to a podcast host to be the ideal guest on their show, your pitch is what makes the first impression, especially if you are connecting with a host for the first time. A media or podcast pitch is a short, to-the-point email or message that tells the podcast host why they should book you as a guest on their show, the value you bring to the conversation, and how you plan to impact their audience. Each pitch must be t...

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Every podcast host is looking to grow their audience. In this talk, Justin Schenck shares five (free) things podcasters can do right now to ensure their show's continual growth. These strategies that Justin shares have worked for countless podcast hosts who have seen 2x, 3x, and even 10x audience growth after implementation. The best part? These simple and effective ways to grow your podcast don't require you to spend money...

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Learn from Sean Tyler Foley, a former child actor and stuntman who thought his story was boring and didn't even have a story to tell, how to find, craft, and tell a compelling story that will engage and captivate any audience. Sean explains an actionable exercise you can do to discover five critical stories from your past that can be used to engage any audience. (The thing you're afraid to say is what your audience needs to...

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What's going on in the podcasting industry? Podcasting has been around since 2004. However, it is still in its infancy in many ways; but that's about to change! Listen in as two podcasting veterans discuss the history of podcasting, the current state of podcasting, and the future of podcasting. In this conversation, you'll hear from the founder of the popular podcast conference, Podfest Multimedia Expo, Chris Krimitsos,...

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Starting with why is vital for any business, and the business of podcasting is no exception. Remembering the people who will ultimately listen to our interviews is key to succeeding in podcasting! As podcast guests and hosts, we serve our listeners, and remembering why we've decided to serve our specific niche, is paramount to succeeding in podcasting on either side of the mic. Join us as Alex Sanfilippo reminds us all why we p...

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Do you ever feel like no matter how hard you try to make your life and work better, you never seem to be able to move the needle? You’re not alone in feeling this way; this was me for a long time. Year after year, I had little to no progress. But I figured out the secret to making your life better. In this final part of the 4 part solo episode series we’re in, I’m going to explain what finally led me to experience breakthroughs in ...

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Are you someone who sets New Year's Resolutions or has goals they'd like to achieve throughout the year? Most of us would answer "Yes" to this question. However, if I were to ask you how often you actually reach the resolutions and goals you set, most would regrettably admit that it's rare that they achieve the goals set. Having and achieving goals are two very different things. In today's episode, which is ...

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