Ep. 94 | Paying for Podcast Interviews: Yay or Nay?

Mar 14, 2023 | 0 comments

Ever think of paying for podcast interviews with your DREAM podcast host? We’ve been seeing more and more individuals paying for their guest interviews on a podcast. And the prices we’ve seen have ranged between $35 to $10,000, for a single interview.

So today’s question is, paying for podcast interviews: yay or nay?

Not only that, but is it worth it? What information do you need to gather before you say yes or no? Plus we talk about what happened when we bit the bullet and paid the fee for a client to appear as a guest on a podcast.

Paying for Podcast Interviews: Yay or Nay?

Topics covered include:

  • How this practice is working, and the kind of prices we see
  • The Podwize Group’s standard response, and the questions you should be asking
  • How to judge an opportunity to determine if paying for podcast interviews is actually worth paying for
  • Our experiences of paying for podcast advertising in comparison to paying for podcast interviews or guest appearances
  • What’s coming up in the next episode of Go Pitch Yourself

If you’re in the podcasting space and hoping to build your business through podcast guesting, you are going to have some thoughts about this trend! So head on over to my LinkedIn post about this episode and answer the questions (@angietrueblood).

Be sure to tune in to our next episode, an interview with podcast lawyer Gordon Firemark. We talk about the legalities of the “pay-to-play” practice, including why podcasts should disclose when guests have paid to appear, contracts to protect both parties, and more.

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Now it’s time for you to get out there and Go Pitch Yourself! Be well and be visible, my friend!

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