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School of Podcasting - Plan, Launch, Grow and Monetize Your Podcast

Aug 22, 2022

I love it when someone who has listened to this show, and goes out and puts the strategies I talk about like make friends before promoting your podcast or service, or start from where you are, and they come back with a "Because of my podcast story..." Today Hilda followed her passion, and it lead to joining a great community. But she knew that if you want to monetize you have solve a problem for someone. She went to her friends at a nonprofit, and wait until you hear what happens, the adventure that unfolds

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Interview With Holistic Hilda

In this conversation you will hear:

  • Start with where you are with what you have
  • Make friends and earn trust before doing any pitches
  • Find a community that shares your passion
  • Getting sponsors is not as easy as it looks
  • Be prepared to raise your hand when opportunity knocks
  • Finding clients is not as easy as it looks
  • Dave reads a part of his book Profit From Your Podcast about fiscal sponsors

Find Hilda at and the non-profit she helping here.

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I need your answer by the end of August 2022

This month's question comes from Dave from Walking is Fitness which is a daily 10-minute podcast designed to help listeners find a little extra motivation to get out for a fitness walk every single day. 

Most podcast hosts have a target listener. And I would imagine like most podcasts, there are certain themes and topics that I know that are of greater interest to my target listener.

 How often do you return to these key topics?

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