As we barrel headlong towards the holidays, it’s time for us to reflect on how the pitches we send have changed in 2021. These changes are a strategic shift, brought about by two key things we’ve noticed:
- There are more people out there who are pitching themselves for podcast guesting opportunities
- There are more people out there sending BAD pitches to podcast hosts
So what I try to do, both on this episode and in the podwize co-op, is to provide you with actionable, strategic advice to improve your pitch in the best way possible. And by the same token, make it easier for podcast hosts to see that you’re going to bring value to their audience.
In this episode, I share with you the ways in which the pitches we send have changed, the rationale behind these changes, and point you towards a valuable free resource that will immediately improve your pitch and sharpen up your pitching game!
Actionable Tips to Improve Your Pitch
Topics covered include:
- If you’re getting value from the podcast, leaving a rating and review is so helpful to us. Visit the show’s profile on Apple Podcasts, Podchaser, Castbox, or Podcast Addict
- How the way we pitch our clients has changed in 2021
- Why you’re unlikely to get an email from a host to clarify why you are the ideal guest for their show – so do your homework, be personal, and relevant!
- Lead with value and place the listener first – what can they expect to take away from your guest spot?
- How to show your commitment to sharing the appearance with your audience, and why that matters
- Why you should grab a copy of my free download, Podcast Pitches That Convert
I hope that there are some actionable takeaways that you can apply to improve your own pitch – in all of this, we’re trying to make it as easy as possible for the host to understand what you’re about and why you will bring value to their audience. If there are any key AHA! Moments for you, as always please let me know. Record a message at speakpipe.com/GPY or let me know on IG @angie_trueblood.
Resources mentioned in this episode:
- Get your copy of Podcast Pitches That Convert at angietrueblood.com/pitches
- This episode is sponsored by the podwize co-op. Visit angietrueblood.training/coop to find out more
- Book a discovery call or a 1:1 Fix My Pitch strategy session
- Follow Angie on Instagram – and submit your screenshots when you’re ready to Go Pitch Yourself
- Listen to Go Pitch Yourself episode 34: Racheal Cook’s Interview on Smart Passive Income with Pat Flynn
- If you have a question or a comment, either email or leave a message for Angie at speakpipe.com/GPY
Now it’s time for you to get out there and Go Pitch Yourself! Be sure to screenshot this episode and tag me on Instagram @angie_trueblood and let me know that you are ready to #gopitchyourself! I’ll add your post to my story and help you spread the word!
Can’t wait to connect again!
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