Most people think if they get a few high-profile podcast guests their audience numbers will skyrocket. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case.
Not only do guests with big profiles not guarantee a spike in numbers they're often difficult to get on if you don't have existing relationships to tap into.
So, if this type of podcast guest is something you desperately want on your show. And you know it's right for your content (not just something you're doing for more listeners) in this episode I go through some important things you need to think about.
Check out the full episode show notes: https://rachelcorbett.com.au/high-profile-podcast-guests/
My name is Rachel Corbett and I've worked professionally for almost two decades in radio and podcasting. I've hosted and produced shows for some of the biggest radio networks in Australia, created three of my own independent podcasts and I was Head of Podcasts for Mamamia, the largest women's podcast network in the world.
At Mamamia, I grew the podcast network from 15 to over 35 shows, the team from two to nine producers and the audience to over 1 million unique listeners a month and over 90 million downloads which is more than quadruple where it was when I started.
I've also hosted over ten podcasts with more than 2 million downloads including Lady Startup, Eligible, Before The Bump and You’ve Gotta Start Somewhere. You can find all my podcasts at rachelcorbett.com.au/podcasts.
I've taught radio and podcasting at the Australia Film Television and Radio School and have my own online podcasting course, PodSchool, so if you're looking for someone who knows what they're talking about when it comes to pods, you've come to the right place.
Podcasting guide: podcastguide.com.auOnline podcasting course: podschool.com.au
Twitter: @RachelCorbettFacebook: @RachCorbettInstagram: @_RachelCorbettWebsite: www.rachelcorbett.com
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