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Ep. 102: Navigating Your Path to Podcasting: From Guest to Host

On this episode of Authentic Online Marketing, Ruthie helps Jennifer explore her journey in pursuing speaking opportunities and how to pitch for podcasts. From overcoming overwhelm to identifying her podcast content, we dive into practical steps and valuable insights. Discover how to pitch yourself as a guest on other podcasts, find your core message, and connect with the right audience. Listen now for actionable tips and inspiring stories to fuel your own marketing journey.


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How to pitch for podcasts

Find Your Voice

You need to have a core message and topics that resonate with your audience. Reflect on your life experiences and select the most engaging content from your previous work to help generate podcast topics.

Pitch Yourself 

Compile a list of 3 to 5 potential podcast topics when reaching out to podcast hosts. This demonstrates your preparedness and helps hosts envision how you can add value to their show.

Seeking Inspiration

Listen to some episodes of the podcasts you’re interested in. You’ll need to know the preferences and interests of different podcast audiences.

Podcast Recommendations

Ruthie compiled a list of podcast recommendations that you can explore to kickstart your podcast guesting journey:

Grace Enough podcast with Amber Cullum

The Confident Christian Women podcast with Michelle Bowman

Created to Thrive podcast with Laurie Snyder

Legacy: A Mom podcast with Tina Smith and Brit Fortunato

Raising Christian Kids by Leanne Mancini

Made for Hope podcast with Sarah Ward

Peace in His Presence with Michele Diercks

By His Grace Podcast with Misty Philip

Christian Podcasters Association Facebook Group

Spark Media Facebook Group

Secure in God’s Embrace Podcast with Cheryl Lutz

Storming the Gates: A podcast about Prayer with Joni Scott

The Family Room Podcast with Billie Jauss

Expedition Marriage with Chris and Jamie Bailey

Life Repurposed with Michelle Rayburn

Kairos Moments with Julie Holmquist

These podcasts cover a range of topics, from faith and family to personal growth and encouragement. We encourage you to check them out and consider reaching out for guest opportunities.

Remember, your unique perspective has the potential to resonate with and inspire countless listeners. Don’t be afraid to take that first step. The world of podcast guesting is waiting for you!

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