Dec 10, 2018
Today we are joined from Dr. Ryan Gray from the Medical School Headquarters and he shares his philosophy of starting and growing his podcasts.
What is your ONE favorite podcast for 2018? Why is it your favorite, and where can I find it (then tell us about your show and where we can find it)
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Ryan is currently publishing seven different shows
6:55 Start a website with a positive vibe to help medical students
7:55 He was nervous about starting and waiting six months to launch
9:30 How by starting too broad he rebranded his show
11:00 What enabled him to transition from Doctor to Podcaster?
13:45 How he sought out companies that had content that fit his audience
15:28 How he goes about adding a show to his network
17:40 How his sales pitch is not a sales pitch
21:34 How many shows is he planning on launching
23:13 How much of the day to day stuff is he doing?
24:58 What are his first two employees are doing?
26:14 How he had made lifestyle choices to make this work
A family that podcasts together stays together
30:10 Ryan's Advice to people wanting to follow in his footsteps but in their niche
33:40 Promoting his podcast at events
35:50 His biggest success and his biggest failure
37:50 Biggest mistakes new podcasters make
How do you build an audience - one person at a time
39:25 Has he ever missed an episode?
He start by first providing value to his audience - not money, not downloads
He does things other people don't (engages people at his booth instead of staring at his phone)
His wife supports his plan, and now he is supporting hers. For
more on this needing support see the "Three Things Every Podcaster
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