Ep. 73 | Where to Pitch Yourself as a Podcast Guest

May 24, 2022 | 0 comments

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This might be one of my shortest – but most actionable – podcast episodes ever!

The big question I get asked – by podcast listeners, followers on social media, and podcast hosts – is, “How do I find shows to pitch?” More often than not, when looking for where to pitch yourself these people are coming at this question from the wrong angle – they’re looking in podcast directories and searching for specific shows.

However, I find that the most useful way to think about this – and the one on which all of my work with clients and in the Podwize Co-Op is based – is, “What are the types of shows I should pitch?”

It’s a subtle difference but by asking yourself that question and creating a simple one-line statement – “I pitch to podcasts that speak to *blank* about *blank*” – you can make sure that when you’re looking for where to pitch yourself you’re reaching out to shows that are speaking to your ideal clients. This approach can also help you to think smarter about your talk topics –  because shows that you can bring complementary value to are the ones where you can really shine.

Where to Pitch Yourself as a Podcast Guest

Topics covered include:

  • How my recent interview with Kevin Chemidlin inspired the idea of the One-Liner for Pitchable Podcasts or OPP
  • The way in which an OPP can help you to identify podcasts that are speaking to your ideal clients
  • How using several OPP statements can help to define what you talk about on different shows
  • Examples of how I use a number of different OPPs in my own podcast pitching

So what is your OPP? Take a screenshot of this episode in your podcast player, tag me, and share your one-liner on IG @thepodwizegroup, or on LinkedIn.

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Now it’s time for you to get out there and Go Pitch Yourself! Can’t wait to connect again!


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