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What Kind of Microphone Should I Get to Go On Podcasts?

If you’re asking what kind of microphone is needed for going on podcasts, you’re moving in the right direction.┬áIt’s a question we’re asked at Interview Valet often. Whether it’s our own Certified Guests™ or hopeful podcast guests, sounding good tops the list of priorities for those thinking about podcast interview marketing. You have a ton…

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Want to be a Podcast Guest? Don’t do These 5 Things [VIDEO]

When you want to be a podcast guest, you’ll need to keep a few “dos and don’ts” in mind. Check out the short video with 5 things to avoid to be a podcast guest. Transcript: Hey this is Dan Moyle, the Inbound Evangelist with Interview Valet. And today we’re talking about how to be a…

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The 55 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

The most successful entrepreneurs are always improving, always learning. One way to learn constantly is to learn from others in your sphere. Podcasts can help your learning for a couple of reasons. First, you can listen to shows while multitasking – like as you run or while you’re traveling. Podcasts take listening, not watching or…

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5 Ways Inbound Marketing with Podcasts Beats Guest Blogging

Why does inbound marketing with podcasts beat guest blogging? First, let’s look at why guest blogging is in our sites. One tenet of inbound marketing that worked very well for a lot of marketers over the years has been guest blogging. It’s genius, really. You create quality content that’s hosted on another site, linking back…

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The 7 Secrets to Getting an Interview on a Podcast

Podcast interview marketing is one tool in a marketer’s tool box – or anyone wanting to reach a new audience. Having the host of a podcast interview you, bringing your message to their audience, can prove powerful for many folks. You get to tap into the trust the host has built with their audience, gaining…

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The 30 Best Podcasts for Speakers

The most successful professional speakers look to improve and find inspiration as they grow. Check out this great list of the best podcasts for speakers. Some of these offer tips and information to become a better speaker. Some of the podcasts inspire. And some simply have great speakers as hosts or as guests, to help…

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Outreach Marketing: Finding a New Audience Through Podcasts

Outreach marketing focuses on being relevant and authentic rather than simply building “the biggest network” through high numbers of followers and “likes.” When it’s time to find new leads through this kind of marketing, one way to connect authentically with a relevant audience is through podcast interviews. Podcast audiences connect with the host on a…

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How Podcasts Help Authors with Book Promotion

In an age of constant advertising and promotional noise – from digital billboards distracting us to a constant stream of social media to ads everywhere we consume media – how is an author supposed to “get noticed”? It’s a frustration many newly-published and self-published authors face. But book promotion doesn’t have to drive you insane.…

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5 Examples of Interview Connections Turning into More Podcast Interviews

Getting that first podcast interview is crucial – and not always easy. The good thing is that once you’ve put that first interview behind you, you’re on your way to more. The reason is simple: one way to land more podcast interviews is to make great interview connections with podcast hosts! The podcast world is…

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Why You Can’t Get Featured on Podcasts

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What am I doing wrong? Why can’t I get featured on podcasts? It’s a frustration for many speakers, authors and other thought leaders with a message. You have a story to tell, but you can’t find the right podcasts to share that story on. Maybe you already understand that podcast interviews, much like other media…

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5 Ways a Virtual Book Tour Can Increase Your Book Sales

A virtual book tour can be a powerful tool for any author wanting to reach an audience. Once upon a time, the best way to get in front of readers was to literally get in front of them. Authors would travel town to town visiting book sellers big and small. Now in today’s ever-connected digital…

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Digital Book Tour aka Podcast Interview Marketing

What exactly is a digital book tour? How does this differ from a standard book tour, and how does an author get started? It seems everything is digital now. Consumers cut their cable in lieu of streaming entertainment, we no longer fax but email, so many of use Facebook events instead of paper invitations and…

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